The analysis of common characteristics of territories and collectives; the identification of risk factors, resources and capacities; the promotion of risk prevention and social intervention projects.
Involving its operative conceptualisation and its various determinants: personal; group; community, perception of health and body image; motivation and attribution systems; social attitudes, values and representations; the importance of sex and gender; social structure and participation processes; the health and economic system of a community.
The modification of epidemiological guidelines relative to the prevalence of cardiovascular illnesses and obesity. The importance of physical activity and good nutritional habits as sociocultural factors that define healthy lifestyles and quality of life.
Research on the impact of the working environment on the psychological health of the workers, an examination of the role of other relevant psychosocial variables and an analysis of education as an agent for change and as an indispensable social requisite in the definition of social and human capital.
The study of social conditioning and the emergence of gender identities. Instruments that may help prevent the violence and tension that is produced by inequities generated by differences in gender norms. Inequality and gender differences are clear examples of health risk factors.
Discussion on their relevance to contemporary societies.
The Japanese community in Spain is a clear example of the evolution of migratory phenomena, in a European environment of economic crisis and questioning the Welfare state.... See more