HLTH-Chapter 1 Notes

HLTH-Chapter 1 Notes - • Morbidity: the relative...

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Chapter 1 - Promoting Healthy Behavior Change 1/22/07 Putting Health in Perspective Heath dimensions= spiritual, social, emotional, mental, intellectual, and environmental -broad scope with emphasis on global issues, challenges, and achievements Wellness: the achievement of the highest level of health possible in each of several dimensions Well-being: positive health status
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Unformatted text preview: • Morbidity: the relative incidence of disease • Mortality: the proportion of deaths to population Health Yesterday and Today • 1800s-Health = absence of illness-Common illnesses = bubonic plague, influenza, and cholera Healthy People 2010 • goals: 1. eliminate health disparities 2. increase life span and quality of life...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course HLTH 231 taught by Professor Wylie during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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