Different Approaches of Health

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APPROACH TOHEALTH
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION1TASK...............................................................................................................................................11 Analysis of contrasting definition of health and ill health..................................................12 Evaluation of different explanatory models of health and ill health..................................23. Analysis of factors that affect how people react to ill health.............................................34.Evaluation of contrasting sociological perspectives on health...........................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5
INTRODUCTIONWell-being is the most vital factor for everyone (Wager and et.al, 2017). In this study,different approaches of health are been studied. The aim of this report is to describe the termshealth and ill health. This assessment contains the evaluation of different explanatory models forhealth and ill health. Further, this learning analyse the factors that impacts the reaction of peoplefor ill health. This study also provides an evaluation of different sociological perspectives.The below study is based on a case study which revolves around the ill health of Emma.Emma was facing physical, mental and emotional illness.TASK1 Analysis of contrasting definition of health and ill health.Depending upon the factors like age, genders, social class and culture of people, health isdefined in three categories, positive, negative and WHO. Positive concepts relates the health ofpeople as their physical and emotional well-being. Negative health has a view that health is anabsence of illness for example if a person is not having any disease so he starts thinking thatWhy he is not having any disease? and according to World Health Organisation (WHO), Healthfor a human being is the complete well-being of their physical, mental and social state(Mensinger and et.al, 2016). This definition of health is not just about the disease free body but itinvolves various other factors such as living in a healthy environment and presence of a firmmind..Ill health entirely contradict to the health. Ill health of a person involves the instabilityof physical and mental state such as impairment and disability. But sometimes even if the personis facing any impairment or disability then also they can feel positive health by living happily.In the present study, Emma is suffering from many diseases, physically, emotionally andmentally. The physical disease she is having is breast cancer and obesity. She is mentally ill too,as she is facing many problems in her life which lead her to depression. Also, her partner lefthim, she has no friends and her mother also lives far to her and these conditions made heremotionally weak.On comparing the above definitions the contrasting factors involves that even if a personis healthy then also he can feel illness whereas with the firm presence of find an ill healthyindividual can also find himself in well-being.1
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