Health and Illness Discussion 2
Responses must be 300 words or more and have in-text citation.
You must respond to Prompt 1C:
Browse the website for the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) (www.nami.org), the major organization promoting the interests of persons with mental illness and their families. What is NAMI’s approach to mental illness? How is it similar to or different from the perspective presented in the text?
- How does the social construction of illness—both specific illnesses and illness in general—affect the lives of persons who have chronic illnesses?
- Ethnicity affects individuals’ health in many different ways. Compare the effect of ethnicity on health for two ethnic groups (of your choice), summarizing and explaining the similarities and differences between them.
Weitz, R . (2017) . Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care . 7 th edition. B bookmark SOC 427
NAMI approaches mental illness as a condition which is just like any other condition that affects people and the organization does not view mental illness as an abnormal condition. People with mental illness can be treated and supported to become better and healthier like others. The organization supports mentally ill individuals and helps in educating, creating public………………………..