This essay will evaluate the impact of diet upon health and wellbeing in relation to: the nutritional requirements of pregnant women; the changing energy requirements across the lifespan, with reference to the obesity crisis in England; Type Two diabetes; and cardiovascular disease.
This essay will assess Ken’s level of stress from a biopsychosocial perspective, examine cognitive coping mechanisms that Ken could employ to alleviate the pressures of life, and consider the nature of his back pain with reference to the biomedical model and psychoanalysis.[…]
Through a consideration of the current socio-political climate and the application of relevant sociological theory, this essay will examine labelling theory and the experience of illness and disability, as well as considering the gendered nature of formal and informal health work, relating these topics both to Ken and Carol’s individual circumstances and to society at large.[…]