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1. Describe how the indirect effec
Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face
stress, pain, and illness (15th anniversary ed.). New York, NY US: Delta Trade
1. Interpret this sentence based on your reading of these
Notes for presentation
Looking at social influences on obesity at the individual, micro and
macro level to understand and address the obesity epidemic in America
I have some quick statistics to outline the numbers that are connected
Chapter 1 & 2 Reading Questions
1. From a historical context, which of the theories or individuals described in
chapter 1 had the most influence (either positive or negative) on medicine?
Discuss that particular theory or individuals con
Straub Chapter 5 Reading Questions
1. What is the difference between emotion and problem focused coping and what factors are
associated with the use of either of these?
Emotion-focused coping is dealing with emotional stress by finding comfo
Please read over Chapter 3 for a refresher on the bodys physical systems. This will be a
foundation for the rest of the course. Reading questions for class will just focus on content from
Straub Chapter 4
1. How does acute versus