Psychology: Social problems, epidemiological, cross-cultural and ecological

Social problems

Usually the disease changes the subject's social situation. This can affect your relationship with your family, spouse, etc.. These behavioral reactions are going to have altered forever. It is best to understand. Furthermore, these changes will affect your relationship with the professional community to which we belong and social life. The view of society changes. Maybe they need to modify our secular work and even our point of view. The disease has changed our feelings, perceptions and approaches. If the attitude is negative, the worse the overall situation.
So the disease is not only alters our social life but social life has a direct impact on our health. Examples of this can be the death of a loved one, economic losses, unfavorable outcomes in health status, the baby who is separated from the mother (anxiety, depression, link to another person or entity). In all these situations the person worse.

The frequency of psychosomatic illnesses can be between 20% and 50%.

Cultural and social factors
There is evidence that the working classes is 30% of psychosomatic illness compared with 9% of the upper classes. This is due to increased motivation of the upper classes and that body language plays a more important because less are the chances of verbal expression (working class). The saying: "If I speak not bust", illustrates the reality of these diseases. Therefore, to have better quality of life among the upper classes are more motivated and better verbal expression.

We observe these processes in all civilizations, including prehistoric

Epidemiological factors

By this we mean that in a large social group, there is some collective receptivity to certain diseases. Example: the epidemic of schizophrenia in Nazi Germany of the twentieth century. Like this, one can speak of more modern predisposition to depression. All this happens for a predisposition due to negative prior preparation at any level: family, economic, personal fulfillment, and so on.

Environmental factors, ecological

This factor must be taken into account the biological causes that also predispose the individual. Among these mentioned ailments, cancer, allergies and noise in hypertensive patients.

Related topics:
* Individual and social psychology
* Psychology: Psychoanalysis
* Psychology: Relaxation techniques: verbal psychotherapy. Therapeutic Hypnosis
* Psychology: psychosomatic disorders with psychological component
* Psychology: psyche-soma unit

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