Chapter 8 Definitions

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Chapter 8 – Health Promotion 1. Health Promotion – strategies intended to maintain or improve the health of large populations. 2. Medical Level Of Health Promotion – promotion in which the orientation is disease-based and the goal is disease treatment. 3. Public Health Level – promotion in which the orientation is behavior-based and the goal is disease prevention. 4. Socioenvironmental Level – promotion in which the orientation is toward social change and public health policy. 5. Social Determinants Of Health - factors such as income, social support, education, working conditions, and culture that have a significant effect on health at the population level. 6. Self-Care – behaviors such as exercise, diet, voluntary screening, and regular medical checkups that one engages in to promote one’s health. 7. Pap Smear – a test done to screen a cervical cancer. 8. Mutual Aid – responsibility to family, friends, loved ones, and even society as a whole when it comes to health and safety. 9. Social Support – a collection of interpersonal resources that we have at our disposal to help us avoid or cope with difficult times in our lives. 10.
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2010 for the course PSYC 2323 taught by Professor Ruthkirson during the Spring '10 term at Langara.

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