Health Psychology: Chronic Illnesses
For each DQ elaborate within 260-300 words. Use in text citations accordingly. Use scholarly reference(s) along with the one(s) attached as well.
DQ 1) How has treatment, prevention and social support for chronic illness changed over time? Provide a specific example. What suggestions would you provide for continued changes?
DQ 2) Choose a chronic illness and outline the behavioral and biological risk factors associated with that illness. How might health professionals help those living with a chronic illness cope? Chronic illnesses like HIV/AIDS may have a stigma associated with them. Explain the biological, psychological, social, and cultural impact of HIV/AIDS and how these have changed over time.
Read Chapters 10 and 12 in Health Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Approach.
Read “Community Health Workers Versus Nurses as Counselors or Case Managers in a Self-Help Diabetes Management Program,” by Kim, Kim, Lee, Nguyen, Bone, & Levine, from American Journal of Public Health (2016).
Read “The Role of Mutual Help Groups in Extending the Framework of Treatment,” by Kelly & Yeterian, from Alcohol Research & Health (2011).