Unformatted text preview: Module 43: modifying illness-related behavior • I discussed the biopsychosocial factors that contribute to smoking – what are these, be specific to the biological, psychological and socio-cultural influences • What factors contribute to the likelihood that an individual will start smoking • How does nicotine affect the body o In what ways is nicotine rewarding o What are the withdrawal symptoms that occur when an individual stops smoking • What were the findings from the University of Minnesota study • What is BMI • What are some of the social effects of obesity • What are the apparent trading risks b/t smoking and obesity – how have the prevalence rates for each been over the years (i.e. have rates for them been increasing or decreasing)...
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, external perceived control, faith-based communities experience, apparent trading risks