Holistic medicine refers to therapies in which the

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Holistic medicine refers to therapies in which the health care practitioner considers the person’s physical, mental, emotional, andspiritual characteristicsRole of governmentMedicareModule 54What is mental illness?oThe term mental illness should be reserved for a disorder of the brain that disruptsa person’s thinking, feeling, and ability to interact with othersoThe term stigma describes labels society uses to devalue members of certain social groupsoDespite stigmatization of mental illness more people are seeking care and professional help than in the pastoAccording to medical model, mental illness is rooted in biological causes that can be treated through medical interventionoThe Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is intended to establish standard criteria for diagnosing mental disordersModule 55PopulationoDemography is the scientific study of populationoMalthus held that the world’s population was growing more rapidly than the available food supplyAdvocated population control, yet denounced artificial means of birth controloMarx criticized these views on populationoCensus is an enumeration, or counting, of a populationoBirthrate, total fertility rate, death rate, growth rate, and life expectancy
oDemographic transition describes changes in birthrates and death rates that occur during a nations development, resulting in new patterns of vital statisticsoRapid growth is referred to as population explosiono

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