Directions: Write an organized, coherent and cohesive essays. Your essay should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font, size 12. Your essays must be organized and well-written, and you MUST use material from lectures, guest speaker presentations, films, and readings to support your arguments.
Grading: Your grade will be based on: 1. Articulation of concepts and discussion 2. Comprehensiveness of response 3. Cohesion 4. Use of class material 5. Engagement
Case: Anais B. Celos was suffering from a serious bout of fear. She was a professional big wave surfer, but during one competition at Maverick’s, she fell off the board and was held down but a series of waves. She almost drowned but was saved at the last minute. At night, she still has nightmares about this incident and since has been unable to surf. She finally went to see her medicine person/healer about this condition.
Objective: Assuming you are the healer who is treating Ms. Celos, explain how would you diagnose and treat this illness in THREE different medical traditions. How would you provide an explanation for the cause of this illness IN FULL, contextualizing it in terms of world views and views of the body in THREE different medical traditions? In your explanation, incorporate a discussion of EITHER personalistic vs. naturalistic etiologies OR the principle of equilibrium, including the assumptions that underlie these concepts in terms of world views, anatomy, illness causation explanation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment