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MY BODY MY HEALTH 1/24 HEALTH MODELS -medical model -environmental model (70s) -holistic model (90s) -always changes; interrelated deaths caused by infectious diseases in 20 th century, now chronic/lifestyle diseases -this is because of sanitation, modern medicine tobacco- leading preventable cause of death adult learning theory- adults learn 20% of what they see 40% of what they see and hear 80% of what they discover themselves five components of emotional intelligence -personal motivation -self-awareness -altruism -empathy (sympathy, understanding, compassion) personal mastery- learning what you’re good at tobacco- major cause of death 1 in 10 adults worldwide -smoking ages the skin ETS= environmental tobacco smoke (second hand smoke) most common form of indoor air pollution--- third leading cause of preventable death in country Body wraps- plastic garments- make you sweat Diet pills- amphetamines- appetite suppressants Set-point theory- internal set point that maintains an individual’s amount of body fat within a narrow range 1 pound= 3500 calories eating disorders anorexia bulimia binge eating self esteem lecture self-fulfilling prophecy affirmation- strong pos statement about yourself you believe/want to believe
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don’t accept put-downs positive thinking positive long and short term goals 11% of college women bulimic 80% of 4 th grade girls on diets models body type are 5% of population breast implants--- become object instead of subject- lose sensation Haagen Dasz ad- normalizes binge eating Women referred to as foods “piece of meat, peach, etc” Fat at every size article Public health model for people of all sizes “health at every size” -promotes self-acceptance, day to day practices stands for: enhancing emotion, spiritual health without focusing on weight loss accepting size diversity, forgetting the “ideal” pleasure of eating well, enjoying growing to like exercise beauty in every body correlation statistic between health problems and BMI is only r=.3 -we all have different natural weights, it is unhealthy to strive for weight that is not your natural weight HAES directs medical researchers to investigate health consequences of stigma on people vulnerable to developing eating disorders and dissatisfied with their weight -many medical researchers are convinced that being overweight guarantees serious health problems -but diseases that come w high BMI also come with low BMI more important to have good nutrition, regular exercise, sleep, social support, instead of having certain BMI -HAES challenges the PURSUIT of weight loss, not the RESULT of weight loss lecture 2/16 men- 10,832 deaths from accidents females 3,579 from accidents homicide- men 4,541 female 756 suicide 4,409 female 562 even though more men commit suicide, women are three times more likely to attempt suicide, and men are four times more likely to actually die from attempt men 4/5 drowning cases
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25-50% alcohol use involved with deaths and water recreation men commit 90% of violent crime
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course PUBHLTH 160 taught by Professor Gerber during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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