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What is a negative perception of health

Where health is seen as the absence of illness

2

What is a functional perception of health

Where health is seen as the ability to do things

3

What is a positive perception of health

That health is a state of health and fitness and something you can work towards

4

What group of people usually have a negative perception of health

Those in a lower socioeconomic class

5

Which group of people usually have a functional perception of health

The elderly

6

What group of people have a photo I've perception of health

Higher socioeconomic groups

7

What are lays beliefs

How people understand and make sense of their health using no specialised knowledge

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What do lays beliefs develop from

Personal experiences, to, posters, friends

9

What influence does lays beliefs have on people's health

People may undertake some activities more than others which they believe will benefit their health

10

What is the lay referral system

When people speak to others (friends) before they speak to a doctor

11

What is the biopsychosocial model

How health and illness is affected and has effect in each of the following factors: biological, psychological and social

12

Give examples of biological affects of chemotherapy

Vomiting, nausea, tiredness

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Give physiological effects of chemotherapy

Depression, irritability, mood swings, negative thinking

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What are social affects of chemotherapy

Lower income due to loss of job, loss of role in the family, loss of relationships