PEH 285 Study Guide_Exam 1

PEH 285 Study Guide_Exam 1 - PEH 285 Exam I Study Guide...

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Unformatted text preview: PEH 285 Exam I Study Guide: Chapters 1-6 Chapters 1 & 2: Shaping Your Health & Achieving Psychological Health. 1. Define the following terms: Health (Holistic Health), Wellness, morbidity, mortality, health promotion, episodic medicine, GAD, OCD, panic disorders and social phobias. • Health (Holistic Health) – a requirement for any definition of health the moves beyond the cure/prevention of illness and the postponement of death. A miltidimenional concept of health. Dimensions of health: Physical, Emotional, Social, Intellectual/Mental, Spiritual, Occupational, Environmental. One’s ability to use the intrinsic and extrinsic resources related to each dimension of health to participate fully in the activities that contribute to growth and development, with the goal of feeling a sense of well-being as one evaluates one’s progress through life. • Wellness – Has no interest in morbidity and mortality. A process of extending information, counseling, assessment, and lifestyle-modification strategies leading to a desirable change in the recipients’ overall lifestyle, or the adoption of a wellness lifestyle. • Morbidity – pertaining to illness and disease • Mortality – pertaining to death • Health Promotion – a movement in which knowledge, practices, and values are transmitted to people for use in lengthening their lives, reducing the incidence of illness and feeling better. Individual oriented and group oriented. • Episodic Medicine – medicine provided during periods of illnesses and injury and when we are “unhealthy”. • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) – an anxiety disorder that involves experiencing intense and nonspecific anxiety for at least 6 months, in which the intensity and frequency of worry is excessive and out of proportion to the situation. • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessions (intrusive thoughts, images, or impulses causing a great deal of distress) and compulsions (repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing anxiety or stress that is associated with the obsessive thoughts). • Panic Disorders – an anxiety disorder characterized by panic attacks, in which individuals experience severe physical symptoms. These episodes can seemingly occur “out of the blue” or because of some trigger and can last for a few minutes or for hours. • Social Phobias – a phobia characterized by feelings of extreme dread and embarrassment in situations in which public speaking or social interaction is involved. 2. What is the difference between health and wellness? • Health (Holistic Health) – a requirement for any definition of health the moves beyond the cure/prevention of illness and the postponement of death. A miltidimenional concept of health. Dimensions of health: Physical, Emotional, Social, Intellectual/Mental, Spiritual, Occupational, Environmental. One’s ability to use the intrinsic and extrinsic resources related to each dimension of health to participate fully in the activities...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course PEH 285 taught by Professor Ousley during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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