Description of Assignment:
Understand concepts of health/understand psychological factors in health & illness.
There are many factors that can impact on our experience of health and illness. Explain health and how the concept of health differs to that of illness? Analyse how the way we think and our past experiences can have an impact on our health? What are some things that can influence the way that we experience pain? (750 words)
(ACs 1.1, 2.1 and 2.2) Understand the factors which influence stress levels Task 2:
You will be provided with a case study and you will answer questions with reference to this in order to show your understanding of the differing factors which can influence stress levels:
AC 3.1 Compare different approaches to defining stress
AC 3.2 Explain the effects of short term and long term stress on the body.
AC 3.3 Analyse various sources of stress in relation to the Transactional model.
AC 3.4 Explain the effects of individual differences on the perception of stressors and the experience of stress.
Submission Guidance: In order to be graded:
• For all tasks ensure you have clearly stated the word count. Work must not exceed the word limits given as this could affect your grade. Work that exceeds the word limit excessively will not be assessed beyond the stated word limit.
• Ensure you have read widely (text books, professional journals as well as using online sources) and have used your own words throughout, referencing any sources clearly.
• To achieve higher grades, carefully read through the merit and distinction guidance. The assignment needs to be typed, in the following format: Font size 12 point and spacing 2.0.