Chapter One Terms - Principles of Health & Wellness Chapter...

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Principles of Health & Wellness Chapter One Health - The ever-changing process of achieving individual potential in the physical, social, emotional, mental, spiritual, and environmental dimensions. Wellness - The achievement of the highest level of health possible in each of several dimensions. Morbidity - The relative incidence of disease. Mortality - The proportion of deaths to population. Activities of daily living (ADLs) - Tasks of everyday living, such as bathing and walking up and down stairs. Mental health - The thinking part of psychosocial health; includes your values, attitudes, and beliefs. Health disparities - Differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of diseases and other health conditions among specific population groups. Risk behaviors - Behaviors that increase susceptibility to negative health outcomes. Disease prevention - Actions or behaviors designed to keep people from getting sick. Primary prevention
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course CH ONE 162 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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