NLM Sociology as applied to Medicine - BM5 NLM1

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1. What is narrative reconstruction in relation to medicine?

  • The changing of narratives following a disruptive event such as an accident or illness
  • The ways in which a person's life becomes profoundly disrupted by trauma, chronic illness or injury
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2. Which of the following is a reason why the social model of disability may be unhelpful to a disabled person?

  • If an impairment could be improved and isn't, a disabled person's quality of life could potentially suffer
  • Changing the environment can improve a disabled person's life
  • It encourages disabled people to take an active role in helping to manage their own healthcare needs

3. True or false: what is considered normal varies between cultures?

  • Pass
  • True
  • False

4. How does Normativism suggest normality can be defined?

  • Interpretatively
  • Objectively
  • Statistically

5. True or false: biographical disruption and narrative reconstruction are profoundly influenced by physical, social, cultural, financial and cognitive factors?

  • Pass
  • True
  • False


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