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Department
Geography
Course
GGRB28H3
Professor
Talar Sahsuvaroglu
Semester
Summer

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Geographies of Disease Lecture 1 Introduction Geography of DiseaseHealth How where you live affects your health Ways the health of populations is differentiated between places and the range of factors that explain these differences The interaction between people, health, and environment, and how this varies Definitions of Health MEDICAL MODEL Absence of disease Body is a machine that needs to be fixed when broken Promotes treatment, not prevention HOLISTIC MODEL Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity WELLNESS MODEL Health is a resource of everyday living, not the objective of living Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capabilities The extent to which an individual or group can realize aspirations and satisfy needs and change or cope
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