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Health and Addiction lecture

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Lorne Tepperman

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Nov 6 lecture (1) Health and Addiction (lecture 8) What inequality does -disempowers- by depriving people of income, influence and authority -disconnects- by reducing social connectedness and depriving people of social contacts -misinforms- by depriving people of useful info about opportunities -devalues- by depriving people of self-esteem and self-worth Dr. Rick Glazier - Poor people get the most funding-starved care -very-low income people are treated worse than average income (same-day surgery) Population health perspective -how sociable variables influence the physical and psychological well-being of groups of people -health=a societal problem, not a personal problem Life-expectancy -average number of years remaining to a person at a particular age -global life expectancy has increased dramatically in the past century, yet disparities exist between nations Class inequality effect -found in
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