C101 - Chapter 1 Key Terms

C101 - Chapter 1 Key Terms - 9 Morbidity – the number of...

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Key Terms 1. Emotional wellness – understanding emotions and knowing how to cope with problems that arise in everyday life, and how to endure stress. 2. Environmental model – modern analyses of ecosystems and environmental risks to health, such as socioeconomic status, education, and various environmental factors that affect health. 3. Health – state of sound physical, mental, and social well-being. 4. Holistic model – encompasses the physiological, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, and environmental aspects of health. 5. Incidence – the number of new cases of a particular disease. 6. Intellectual wellness – having a mind open to new ideas and concepts. 7. Leading health indicators – ten categories of health goals that represent the major public health concerns in the United States. 8. Medical model – interprets health in terms of the absence of disease and disability.
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Unformatted text preview: 9. Morbidity – the number of persons in a population who are ill. 10. Mortality – death rate: number of deaths per unit of population in a specific region, age range, or other group. 11. Occupational wellness – enjoyment of what you are doing to earn a living and contribute to society. 12. Physical wellness – maintenance of your body in a good condition by eating right, exercising regularly, avoiding harmful habits, and making informed responsible decision about your health. 13. Prevalence – the number of people within a population with a particular disease. 14. Social wellness – ability to perform social roles effectively, comfortably, and without harming others. 15. Spiritual wellness – state of balance and harmony with yourself and others. 16. Vital statistics – numerical data relating to birth, death, disease, marriage, and health....
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