NLM Sociology as applied to Medicine - BM5 NLM1

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1. Which of the following is a reason why the social model of disability may be unhelpful to a disabled person?

  • It encourages disabled people to take an active role in helping to manage their own healthcare needs
  • 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
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2. What is medicalisation?

  • The process whereby human conditions and problems come to be seen as medical conditions requiring medical intervention
  • The process whereby a human condition or life process is no longer considered a medical problem requiring medical intervention

3. What is demedicalisation?

  • The process whereby a human condition or life process is no longer considered a medical problem requiring medical intervention
  • The process whereby human conditions and problems come to be seen as medical conditions requiring medical intervention

4. Which of the following is a reason why the social model of disability may be helpful to a disabled person?

  • Positive psychological impact
  • If an impairment could be improved and isn't, a disabled person's quality of life could potentially suffer
  • Disabled people are sometimes prohibited from reaching their full potential

5. How does Naturalism suggest normality can be defined?

  • Statistically
  • Subjectively
  • Interpretatively

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