{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

DEFINING HEALTH STUDENT COPY

DEFINING HEALTH STUDENT COPY - • maintain or enhance...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Defining Health Soci 200 Spring 2007
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Health Typically defined as the absence of disease.
Background image of page 2
Individual Variables Influencing Health Age: Gender: Mental Status: Physiological Response Systems: Nutrition: Lifestyle: Environment: Economic status: Past Experience: Safety Awareness: Support People:
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Sick Role TRANSITION: Stage in which the person first suspects he is ill. Symptom Awareness: Person notices symptoms of illness: fatigue, rash, nausea, pain . . . Confirmation of Illness: Person checks with friends, family, checks internet . . .
Background image of page 4
Health/Illness Behaviors Health Behavior: Measures taken to remain well. Illness Behavior: Measures taken to get well. Health behaviors
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • maintain or enhance health, • prevent health problems, • achieve a positive body image Health Lifestyles • Independent measures people take: choices and practices. • Are changeable unlike gender, age, etc. • Include food, exercise, relaxation, personal hygiene, coping with stress, smoking alcohol and drugs and physical exam checkups. Health Lifestyles Health has improved by: • Structural area: clean water, good food. • Medical area: vaccination, antibiotics • Social and environmettntal factors National Health Goals • Goals chosen to improve the health of the nation by 2010. • Federal money directed toward reducing these areas....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 8

DEFINING HEALTH STUDENT COPY - • maintain or enhance...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 8. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online