Medical Sociology Picture Project

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This assignment is designed to elicit the meaning of health in your life. Take photographs that represent “health”. You can use any kind of camera (digital, disposable). If possible, a digital camera is preferred. The photographs can be of people, places or things. In your paper, describe each one (what is it a picture of), why you took it, and what it represents about health.You should include at least 4 photos. Your paper should be 4 pages and must include references to course materials. Please considered the textbook stated in the requirements below.

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School: Carnegie Mellon University



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Medical Sociology Picture Project
Health is the dynamic condition due to the human body's adjustments and adaptations
which responses to psychological stress and shifts in the environment to maintain internal
equilibrium. According to Weiz (2014), sociologists have been credited due to their knowledge
and skills to study social force influencing health and illness in the population groups. The
experts in sociology have attempted to find some answers as to why some groups suffer more
illness than others.


research studies conducted by sociologists on working and

environmental conditions have provided a reason for much poorer American have been prone to
specific cancers more often than wealthier American residents. Moreover, the sociological
perspective mostly focuses on the social pattern of health and illness rather than concentrating on
the individual behaviors. Sociological analysis has explored how lack of power linked to poor
and minorities which consequently promote ill health in the specific group of people while
limiting health care access. (Weiz, 2014) However, the photographs in medical sociology picture
project have been taken from different location and environment to show factors leading to
health and illness in groups of people. Besides, the pictures depict health differentials among the
populations in which some wealthy people enjoy good health and well-being while poor people
suffer due to lack of mean to achieve necessities of life and access to quality healthcare
(Wagstaff, 2013).
Health photography 1
My first photograph represents a family with a stable income living a comfortable life.
From the first ...

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