Chronic Illness : Discuss 6 shocking Misconceptions held by the general public in relationship to the medical condition
Discuss Misconceptions held by the general public in relationship to the medical condition.
Chronic Illness. Watch the MSNBC video Americans Living with Chronic Illness that ran on the “Today Show” on 1/25/07 with Meredith Vieira. (The video runs 7 min and 26 sec.)
In Chapters 5-9 of the text, several medical conditions are discussed. Select one of the conditions and explore the psycho-social dimensions of the condition in greater detail than is found in the text. Write a three-to-four page paper (excluding the title and reference pages) in APA format.
Use the following format:
a. Title Page i. Topic of the Paper
ii. Student Name
iii. Name of the Course
iv. Instructor Name
v. Date Due
b. Introduction: In this section provide an overview of the issue/topic area to be discussed. i. Describe the topic of the paper
ii. Provide an overview of the topic to be addressed in the paper, previewing the major points.
c. Development i. Define/describe the selected issue/topic
ii. Select from the following, and list the issue/topic to be discussed
iv. Social Role
v. Vocational Role
vii. Misconceptions held by the general public in relationship to the medical condition.
d. Analyze a minimum of three sources for: i. Two interventions that may facilitate independence
ii. Two factors that may act as restraining forces. The restraining forces are those things that can possibly lead to the person not taking advantage of the interventions available. Two restraining forces can be the lack of education regarding the harmful effects of alcohol abuse and the “normalization” of drinking.
iii. Use your sources to support the interventions and factors
iv. Of your three sources, one may be the text, one may be a professional website such as the American Psychological Association, etc., and one must be a scholarly journal. chronic illness
e. Discussion: Provide a discussion of the interventions and the restraining factors in paragraph form. The discussion must be constructive and reflect thoughtful application. chronic illness
g. Reference Page i. APA style
ii. A minimum of three sources