Health problems

For this section of the spec, you may study one or more of the following health problems: stress, addiction, obesity, chronic pain, sexual health

Explanations of health problem(s)

Prevalence rates of health problem(s)


  • The integration of biological, cognitive, sociocultural approaches to understanding behaviour
  • Approaches to research
  • Ethical considerations

To make links with socio-cultural approach, you could study acculturation as a source of stress. There is a wide literature on this topic.