Assignment 1 Hea

Assignment 1 Hea - Health Care Issues 1 Health Care Issues...

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Health Care Issues 1 Health Care Issues in the United States Syretta Larkins Dr. Rose Introduction to Health Service Administration- HSA 500 July 15, 2010 In today’s society, we experience numerous health issues as U.S. citizens. It is quoted that the United States is one of the unhealthiest country in the world.
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Health Care Issues 2 1. Explain how health is affected by behaviors, economics, and social structure. Health and illness are not just typical events. Health behavior covers a wide range of diverse kinds of activities that are observed at the individual level of analysis. Health behavior, explicitly, consists of those behaviors that people engage in while in good health. These behaviors occur to maintain good health and prevent diseases. Illness behavior occurs when people notice the symptoms of illness in themselves and others. Sick-role behavior occurs when people have consulted a healthcare professional, received a diagnosis, and begun a course of treatment. Impaired-role behavior occurs when an acute episode of illness turns to a chronic course, and the
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