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Social representations of health and illness

Sandra Jovchelovitch

Social representations of health and illness

the case of the Chinese community in England

by Sandra Jovchelovitch

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Edition Notes

Article from Journal of community and applied social psychology, Vol.9, No.4, 1999 (pp.247-260).

Other titlesJournal of community and applied social psychology.
StatementSandra Jovchelovitch and Marie-Claude Gervais.
ContributionsGervais, Marie-Claude, 1963-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16265175M

Health: is published six times per year and attempts in each number to offer a mix of articles that inform or that provoke debate. The readership of the journal is wide and drawn from different disciplines and from workers both inside and outside the health care professions. The sociology of health and illness requires a global approach of analysis because the influence of societal factors varies throughout the world. Diseases are examined and compared based on the traditional medicine, economics, religion, and culture that is specific to each region. For example, HIV/AIDS serves as a common basis of comparison among : Ashley Crossman.

The common-sense model of self-regulation explains how individuals respond to and manage health threats. It proposes that people actively engage in problem-solving by developing mental models of health threats, subjective and objective treatment goals, and practices and procedures most likely to achieve those goals. Mass Media and Mental Illness: A Literature Review Table of Contents Mass Media and Mental Illness o Social Outcast and Drain on Society in Entertainment Media analysis of newspaper items containing representations of mental health and illness identified withinFile Size: KB.

The sociology of health and illness pdf Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. In addition to the comparison, the social model of health takes into recognition the environmental and social factors that affect health and produce inequities whereas the medical model serves well for illness caused primarily by organic diseases – albeit with serious limitation when no specific cause or cure is known.


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