vocabulary; health and wellness

vocabulary; health and wellness - Shereen Elahi Vocabulary;...

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Shereen Elahi Vocabulary; SCI/162 Principles of health & wellness Chapter 1: promoting healthy behavior change 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 related 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 the specific population groups. Health promotion : combined educational, organizational, policy, financial, and environmental supports to help people reduce negative health behaviors and promote positive change. Risk behaviors : behaviors that increase susceptibility to negative health outcomes. Disease prevention : actions or behaviors designed to keep people from getting sick. Primary prevention : actions designed to stop problems before they start. Secondary prevention (intervention) : intervention early in the development of a health problem. Tertiary prevention : treatment and/or rehabilitation efforts. Incidence : the number of new cases.
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Prevalence : the number of existing cases. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) : academically trained health educator who has passed on national competency examination for prevention and intervention programming. Healthy life expectancy : the number of years a newborn can expect to live in full health, based on current rates of illness and mortality. Cultural competency : a set of congruent attitudes and policies that come together and assist him or among individuals and enables effective work in cross – cultural situations. Women's Health Initiative (WHI) : national study of post-menopausal women conducted in conjunction with the NIH mandate for equal research priorities for women's health issues. Self-efficacy : belief in one's ability to perform a task successfully. Personal control : belief that one's own internal resources allow one to control a situation. Belief: appraisal of the relationship between some object, action, or idea in some attribute of that object, action, or idea. Attitude : relatively stable set of beliefs, feelings, and behavioral tendencies in relation to something or someone. Health Belief Model (HBM) : model for explaining how beliefs may influence behaviors. Theory of reasoned action : model for explaining the importance of our intentions in determining behaviors. Shaping
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