Essays Tagged: "ill health"

Essay Question: Sociologically analyze and describe the ill health condition of smoking. Includes extensive bibliography

Sociologically analyze and describe the ill health condition of smokingIntroductionTobacco smoking has been used all over the world for hund ... ple choosing to smoke. These are either because they find it pleasurable or through peer pressure. Millions of people are starting and continuing to smoke each year around the world. Many of these are ... riations of this advertisement are shown, including the removal of a regular smoker's lung that is filled with black tar. These advertisements are designed to scare people within society and encourage ...

(9 pages) 285 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Mary Tudor I, also known as Bloody Mary.In this essay, you will see how she grew up and who she grew up around. "Mary Tudor I"

Aragon. Some would say that she suffered through a terrible childhood of neglect, intolerance, and ill health, whereas others argue that she lived a wonderful life as a princess. Because Mary's mothe ... rave became buried with trash.Mary Tudor I lived a hard, stressful life from the time she was born till the time she died simply because she was a female.

(2 pages) 89 2 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


rs , environmental problems have acquired new dimensions .Unless the protection of human health we will die out in addition of losing ourworld, the maintenance and improvement of health should be at t ... concernabout the environment and development .In fact, the most immediate problems in the world are ill health and prematuredeath caused by pollution or biological agents in the environment's resource ...

(2 pages) 85 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich (1870-1924).

r in October, 1917. Elected to the head of the Soviet government until 1922, when he retired due to ill health.Lenin, born in 1870, was committed to revolutionary struggle from an early age - his elde ... sentence, due to Lenin's continual writing and organising while in prison. Lenin is exiled to the village of Shushenskoye, in Siberia, where he becomes a leading member of the peasant community. Krup ...

(2 pages) 58 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Life and works of Emily Dickenson.

and valentines. She enrolled at South Hadley Seminary for Women, but withdrew within a year due to ill health. After her departure from school she returned home to spend the rest of her life maintain ...

(2 pages) 65 1 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Examine the argument that poverty is best explained in terms of personal moral failings

, the EU and the UK government.The World Health Organisation has called poverty the worlds biggest killer, and has shown that being poor increases the risk of ill health and also contributes to diseas ... or a healthy life, such as food, water, shelter and health care.Globally one of the major causes of ill health is malnutrition, which is an issue of poverty rather than an indicator of food shortages. ...

(6 pages) 106 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How effectively did the British Liberal Government (1906-1914) deal with the problem of poverty?

ance resulted from a number of causes, often through no fault of their own, including unemployment, ill-health and old age. However, the traditional Victorian attitude to poverty was that it was self- ... ment made and come to a conclusion on how successful the reforms were.According to Booth, alongside ill health, old age was one of the biggest contributing factors to poverty as 27% of the poor in Lon ...

(10 pages) 58 2 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Social Security

or all citizens against a wide range of suffering, including poverty, homelessness, disability, and ill health. The considerable difference between the two meanings says much about America's approach ... As societies grew in economic and social complexity, and as isolated farms gave way to cities and villages, Europe witnessed the development of formal organizations of various types that sought to pr ...

(10 pages) 371 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Critically examine a health promotion activity that had been observed in a practice setting, which was intended for a patient that required mental health promotion

rella term for a very wide range of activities which enhance good health and well-being and prevent ill-health, this include health education and health information, and preventative medical measures" ... mentally healthy and to experience wellbeing. Presently most of the debates have focussed on mental illness rather than on mental health, being concerned with conditions such as anxiety, depression an ...

(10 pages) 407 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Access to Health Care Based on Humanity not Income

esent issue is to decide which view is correct, which is a daunting but important endeavour and it will inevitably boil down to a matter of human rights.From the standpoint of human rights, one must i ... ne must inexorably conclude that "the proper ground of the right to receive medical treatment... is ill health [not income]" . Therefore, the dissemination of health care should draw from a general pr ...

(9 pages) 268 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Compare features of individual lifestyle approach with the New Public Health Approach"

proach assumes people can take control over their own health, it uses the blame mentality where the ill individual is the one responsible for ill health, also it supports the belief that the supply of ...

(1 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

To What Extent Can Obesity Be Explained By Biological Factors

d to obesity and how can it be overcome.OutlineObesity is an increasing problem that contributes to ill health (National Audit Office, 2001). It has been defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) ... ise regimens and other weight-loss programs. As a whole, the overweight population spends over $30 billion a year trying to shed those unwanted and unhealthy pounds (Andrews, 1996).Obesity is a comple ...

(11 pages) 125 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Abraham Maslow

year in semi-retirement in California, until June 8, 1970 he died of a heart attack after years of ill health.Part II: Abraham Maslow's theory the hierarchy of needs states that people will strive to ... vated by our desire and need for safety. Stability, dependency, physical security, and freedom from illness, anxiety, and danger are just a few things we seek. The need for law and order also falls un ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theodore Roosevelt

n 1858 in New York City to a wealthy family. During his childhood he endured a constant battle with ill health. After his successful triumph over his ailments he went on to become an advocate of the s ... s of his political career. His next political achievement was to be elected Vice-President next to William McKinley. While serving under McKinley, Roosevelt often overshadowed the president, taking a ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mental Abnormality

ly discuss the concept of mental abnormality. Is it an objective description of an existing type of ill-health, or merely a way in which society labels those who fail to conform to its norms? Justify ... way in which society labels those who fail to conform to its norms? Justify your answer.There is still no single agreeable concept of mental abnormality, however, various concepts have been suggested ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Difference between Drug Use and Drug Abuse

acco or even alcohol, and most people use these drugs in moderations as a result they experience no ill-effects.The problem with drug use for many is when the substance used escalates into what is kno ... the substance used escalates into what is known as substance abuse. This is when the moderation and ill-effect of drug use turns into a pattern of drug use that diminishes a person’s ability to f ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Culpa Mia- The Fortunate Fall in Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter"

all. Throughout the entire novel Dimmesdale is the personification of human feebleness, sorrow, and ill-health. However it is not his corporal being that is most affected but his inner one. Hawthorne ... erred and continues to preach against immoral behavior. The insincerity of his ways coupled with Chillingworth's solemn swear to "entice [him] into a bond that will prove the ruin of [his] soul" leav ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Occupational Hazards

time period it is understandably quite difficult to point to one?s occupation as the cause of one?s ill-health. For example suppose a worker might also happen to be a smoker it proves to be an impossi ... one's deteriorating health. Even if an Employee is aware of the possible dangers his job poses he still is responsible to make a living for himself and his family. In some cases it seems to be a choic ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Aaron Burr

studied theology and then law, but the Revolutionary War would impede all his progress.Burr had an illustrious military record in the Revolutionary War serving under the likes of Arnold, General Wash ... a regiment in July 1772 as a lieutenant colonel. His last major battle before resigning because of ill health would be the Battle of Monmouth in 1779.It is believed that in the Revolutionary War, the ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


they are fat. They restrict their food intake and up their exercise regime to the point of extreme ill health. There could be many reasons causing someone to be anorexic. Many believe it is the feeli ... orn (Cystic Fibrosis).Self-Infliction is something that someone does to themselves that causes them ill health. The biggest and most publicized self-infliction problem in developed countries is smokin ...

(6 pages) 46 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community