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Psychosocial health Definition of psychosocial health Characteristics of psychosocial health Components of psychosocial health
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Psychosocial health Psychosocial health Encompasses the s ocial, e motional, i ntellectual and s piritual dimensions of health Psychosocially healthy people have managed to develop these dimensions to optimal levels __________________________ respond to challenges, disappointments, joys, frustrations and pains by summoning up personal resources acquired through years of experience __________________________ are resilient and are actively involved in the process of living rather than being trapped in despondency caused by negative events in life
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Components of psychosocial health Spiritual health (Being) Intellectual health (Thinking) Emotional health (Feeling) Social health
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Characteristics of psychosocial health (1) 1. They _____________________ and are not overwhelmed by fear, love, anger, jealousy, guilt or worry 1. They feel comfortable with other people and have satisfying and lasting personal relationships. They do not take advantage of others, nor do they allow others to take advantage of them. They freely express positive and negative feelings 1. They control tension and anxiety by being aware of fatigue levels, monitoring anxiety and disorganization and by pacing themselves. 1. They recognize the underlying causes and symptoms of stress, anxiety in their lives and consciously struggle to avoid illogical or irrational thoughts , unnecessary aggression, hostility, excessive excuse and blaming others for their problems
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Characteristics of psychosocial health (2) 1. They are able to meet the demands of life . They try to solve problems as they arise, accept responsibility and plan ahead. They set realistic goals, think for themselves and make independent decisions. They are flexible and willing to change while accepting the inevitable when they must 1. They curb hate and guilt and tend not to respond with hate anger, thoughtlessness, selfishness, vengeful acts or feeling of inadequacy 1. They maintain a positive outlook and approach each day with a presumption that things will go well. 1. They believe that life is a gift and are determined to enjoy it on a moment-to-moment basis rather than wander through it aimlessly
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Characteristics of psychosocial health (3) 1. They enrich the lives of others for they recognize that there are those whose needs are greater than their own. 1. They seek to ease the burdens of others by doing such simple things as giving ride to an elderly neighbour who cannot drive, bringing flowers to someone who is in pain, volunteering at community agency etc. 1. They cherish the things that make them smile and make a special place in their lives for memories of the past 1. They value diversity for they do not fear difference. They do not feel threatened by people who are of a different race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or political bent 1. They appreciate nature and take time to enjoy their surroundings
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1. Intellectual health
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