Exam 1 Study Guide

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For Study Guide for Exam 1 HAPP 100, Spring 2008 This exam will cover material from the first lecture on Jan. 31 through and including the material in the lecture on March 4. This exam will also cover any additional readings that pertain to these lectures. You have already received questions to answer regarding the readings and should use those questions as the study guide for the additional readings. Also, the questions from the video on alternative medicine should be used as part of your study guide. The following questions reflect material covered in class lectures. What are some of the aspects of the individual that are included in a comprehensive definition of health? What is a health risk? What does World Health Organization (WHO) list as the top preventable risks in the world? What proportion of deaths in the world is attributed to these risks? What were the 4 major determinants of individual health discussed in class? Over which do we have the most control? Over which do we have the least control? Which is related to the 3 As? What are the 3 As? What is the average life expectancy in the U.S.? How does it differ by gender or sex? What country has the longest average life expectancy? What is the HALE established by the WHO? Define infant mortality: What is the most important factor in predicting infant mortality? What is the birth weight below which an infant is considered premature or low birth weight? What is the leading cause of death in the U.S.? What category of diseases were the leading causes of death in the 19 th and early 20 th centuries? What category of diseases represents the leading causes of death today? Morbidity refers to what in the population? Define incidence rate: Define prevalence rate: Who are the most likely users of alternative therapies by gender, education and age? What are the characteristics of the conditions or diseases for which alternative therapies are most likely to be used? What is the placebo effect? What special testing measures are taken to differentiate between treatment effects and placebo effects?
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Define allopathy. What initials designate these physicians? Define Osteopathy. Approximately what % of practicing physicians do they represent? Who originated this practice of medicine? What initials designate these physicians? What are some of the premises of holistic health/medicine? Who is considered the father of holistic medicine? Is the philosophy of holistic medicine only applied to complementary or alternative medicine? Define chiropractic medicine. Who is given credit for developing this approach to healing? What are the main doctrines of Homeopathy?
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