Giving examples, discuss some of the psychological and social factors that can influence the way an individual experiences pain.

Giving examples, discuss some of the psychological and social factors that can influence the way an individual experiences pain.

The role of the first assignment is to prepare you for the second assignment. This assignment will require you to develop a plan for your second major assignment in this course (an essay). You will need to select your essay topic from the list below, analyse it in terms of its key components, locate and read at least five peer reviewed sources and then prepare an essay plan. This plan will indicate how you will address the topic and what resources and information you will need to locate to address the topic.
Essay Topics:
1 Giving examples, discuss some of the psychological and social factors that can influence the way an individual experiences pain.
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Please use 1.5 line spacing. The information you present must be referenced using Harvard Referencing Style, both in the body of the essay and in a reference list. There must be at least 5 references used, all references must be peer reviewed sources (e.g. books or journal articles). More references can be used and will help you to write an excellent essay. Journal articles can be accessed via library databases and UniSA library and this process will be demonstrated in week 1.

Essay outline
2. Giving examples, discuss some of the psychological and social factors that can influence the way an individual experiences pain.
. 1. Introduction– explain what will be discussed in the essay ?
. 2. Explain pain we are broadening considera/ons of health and well-being beyond the biomedical model to psychological and social also (context)- this is par/cularly relevant for pain. You may like to discuss different types of pain (e.g. chronic and acute). You may like to include the gate- control theory of pain here, which helps explain how the sensa/on of pain can be perceived differently depending on a range of factors ?
. 3. Explain psychological factors that may influence pain e.g. aMen/on/ distrac/on, context, mood ?
. 4. Explain social factors that may influence pain e.g. cultural rituals provide a good example here ?
. 5. Conclusion ?
NOTE YOU NEED TO GIVE EXAMPLES + EVIDENCE