Promotion OF Health Student’s name Institution For over centuries the medical change has seen gradual change in its quest to treat illnesses. In the 19th century the developments have been fast because of the technological advancements. There has also been a paradigm shift on the understanding of diseases. The cause of ailments are fact based rather than spiritually inclined. The gain in knowledge by doctors about the disease help in advising the general public on the probable causes of a disease. The public therefore avoids any behavior that can lead to disease. In other cases during the treatment of diseases the doctors use methods that controls the behavior of an individual that is suspect to be linked to a health condition. The aim of the control is to get rid of an illness from a patient. Income food security the employment rate of a country and the working environment (1980) Healthism and the medicalization of everyday life. International Journal of Health Services 10:365-388. Duncan M (1994). The politics of women’s body images and practices: Foucault the panopticon and shape magazine. Journal Of Sport and Social Issues 18: 48-65. Furedi F. (2004) Therapy Culture: Cultivating Uncertainty in an Uncertain Age. London: Routledge. Giddens A. (1999) ‘Risk and responsibility’. Modern Law Review 62(1): 1-10. Rose N. (1999) Powers of Freedom: Reframing Political Thought. Cambridge University Press. Sointu E. (2005) the rise of an ideal: tracing changing discourses of wellbeing. The Sociological Review 53:255-274. Wheatley E. E. (2005) Disciplining bodies at risk: cardiac rehabilitation and the medicalization of fitness. Journal of Sport & Social Issues 29:198-221. Wray S. (2007) ‘Health exercise and well-being: the experiences of midlife women from diverse ethnic backgrounds’. Social Theory and Health 5:126-144. Zola IK (1972). Medicine as an institution of social control. The Sociological Review 20:487-504. [...]
To reflect and critically examine the uses of health promotion and its methods within the community.