SOC 313 DQ 2 Cardiovascular Health A Woman’s Issue

SOC 313 DQ 2 Cardiovascular Health A Woman’s Issue

SOC 313 DQ 2 Cardiovascular Health A Woman’s Issue

A Woman’s Issue?  Prior to engaging in this discussion, read Chapter 6 in your text, watch the Noel Bairey Merz: The Single Biggest Health Threat Women Face and the Go Red for Women Presents: ‘Just a Little Heart Attack’ videos, and review any relevant Instructor Guidance. 

Analyze the new research indicating that heart disease may affect females more than males and comment upon how gender impacts our behaviors related to disease. How has the fact that most prior research has studied heart disease in males changed the ways in which women perceive the risks of heart disease and heart attacks?

Do sociocultural experiences affect how an individual reacts to symptoms of disease?

For instance, do men and women handle disease differently? Does it depend upon the type of  disease?

How do we see disease in others based upon gender?

For example, do we see some diseases as unfortunate and others as possibly avoidable by the individual?

Do we judge ourselves or others differently when disease or chronic conditions are presen t?

Be sure to provide evidence from your resources to back up your statements.


 Review the assignment instructions for your Final Paper found in Week Five of  your online course or in the “Components of Course Evaluation” section of this  guide. This assignment will include a thorough outline of your  Final Paper, which you will build on to complete the final assignment.

Provide a thorough introductory paragraph that summarizes  your topic and includes a succinct thesis statement. Briefly outline each of the topics and subtopics and detail how they pertain to the questions noted in the instructions.  Include an annotated bibliography of at least five scholarly sources. For each source, provide a complete reference, a brief description, and a rationale statement that explains how it is pertinent to your paper and supports your findings. For assistance  with creating your outline, see the Outline Form page on the Ashford Writing Center website.