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social and enviromental aspects of health

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Department
Psychology
Course Code
PS285
Professor
Eric Theriault

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Social and Environmental Aspects of health Boils down to who we are and where we are fromWho am I Where am I from Minority Community I grew up in my education and familyWhere born currently living environment All these things influence my health and well being Influences on healthimage on slides Health status and the determinants of health health system performance and community and health system characteristicsall come from environment and the resources that we haveWhere we live Sierra Leon vs Japanvery different countries Life expectancies and mortality rates completely different Nunavut nova scotia vs Ontario If born in Nunavut more likely to die before age 1 vs nova scotia and Ontario Chart of infant mortality ratesmean keeps going down Nova Scotia has the lowest mean Nunavut is five times more than Nova Scotia because of limited health care resources The environment DiseaseEpidemicsHuman recklessnessPovertyPolitical situation Demographic changesInequality Inequity These are changing all the time Disease can spread so easily due to human recklessness War is an examplewake up one day and the next day the war breaks out and it is notInfluence of population growth Population has a big factor of the resources available etc Greater demand for resources which in turn effects well being
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