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  1. Parsons’ sick role:A Functionalist perspective on illness

  2. #1 “The person is considered to have a legitimate reason for not fulfilling his or her normal social role”.

  3. #2 “Sickness is considered beyond individual control, something for which the individual is not held responsible”.

  4. #3 “The sick person must recognize that sickness is undesirable and work to get well”.

  5. #4 “The sick person should seek and follow medical advice”

  6. Weitz’s Critique p.126

  7. Weitz’s Critique p.126

  8. Weitz’s Critique p.126

  9. Weitz’s Critique p.126

  10. Photo from http://www.topnews.in/creativity-has-direct-link-mental-health-2262409