C101 - Chapter 1 Key Terms

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

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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.
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online