Health, study guide 1 - TimBeachy- Section A04 Chapter 1 1....

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TimBeachy- Section A04 Chapter 1 1. State the definition of health according to the World Health Organization. “Health is the state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, not just the absence of disease or infirmity.” (Donatelle, 2008, p. 6) 2. What is the main purpose of the WHO? “WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.” (http://www.who.int/about/en/) 3. State the definition of health by the author, Donatelle. “The ever-changing process of achieving individual potential in the physical, social, emotional, mental, spiritual, and environmental dimensions” (Donatelle, 2008, p. 5) 4. Define Health Promotion. It is the things that support healthy behaviors in everyone. (Donatelle, 2008, p.16) 5-6. List and discuss the dimensions of health. Physical health is the dimension that includes one’s body dimensions and abilities. Social health is the dimension that includes one’s ability to have relationships. Intellectual health is the dimension that includes one’s ability to learn and apply information . Emotional health is the dimension that includes expressing and controlling feelings, including self imaging. Environmental health includes one’s actions toward the environment. Spiritual health includes one’s purpose and beliefs in life. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 8) 7. Differentiate between the "Medical Model" and the "Public Health Model". The Public health model focuses on preventing disease by attacking the social and environmental factors, while the Medical model focuses on treating diseases. (Donatelle, 2008, p.6) 8-9. List and explain 4 contributions of health disparity. People with different race and ethnicity can be used to not using doctors.
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course HEALTH 202 taught by Professor Miller during the Winter '07 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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