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complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely negatively as absence of disease of infirmity

health

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measuring physical health tends to follow a

biomedical model

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is often invisible and hard to identify, involving one's state of mind

mental health

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some advocate for refocusing health around

resilience

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individuals and societies ability to adapt to circumstances despite adversity

resilience

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can a persons likelihood of being healthy or ill be simply explained by lifestyle choices, luck, or biology

no, there are also external social factor that contribute to our health

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refers to the physiological state of one's body

physical health

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is the absence of clear physical markers or medically identifiable diseases that determine one's ____

physical health

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where the biological characteristics of an individual are examined and diagnosed by a medical professional

biomedical model

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biomedical and standardized approaches (drawing blood sample) are

objective measure of health

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are rooted in a biomedical approach to health and illness

objective measure of health

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are based on personal experience and opinions of individuals

subjective measures of health

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allows for a more nuanced understanding but can make identifying patterns and comparisons hard

subjective measures of health

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study distribution and determinants of health and diseases in a population to better control or prevent illness

epidemiologists

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epidemiologists are interested in measures of health like (2)

morbidity
life expectancy

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ppl's ________ are more complex than physical symptoms and diagnoses

life experiences

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notions of _______ are socially constructed

social well-being

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the 4 social determinants of health that contribute to both positive and negative health outcomes

social
political
cultural
economic

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Bruce Link and Jo Phalen argued that some ________ might be the distal causes of disease

social conditions

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root cause of a particular illness or disease

distal causes

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individual-level risk factors that can be more closely linked to health and illness, but are not the true source of the ailment

proximal causes

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argued that to effectively change health outcomes, we must address the source of why some individuals are at a heightened risk of certain diseases

Link and Phalen

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5 socio-demographic factors known to influence health/illness

gender
race/ethnicity
socioeconomic status
age
social location

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allows for a more complex and nuanced understanding of ways social determinants of health contribute to our experiences of health and illness and risk

intersectionality framework

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has had a negative impact on indigenous ppl's health

colonization

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is an area of intersectional health research that examines the impact of exposure to social inequalities overtime, during different developmental stages and for specific cohorts

life course research

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experiences in conditions that may predispose ppl to either positive or negative health outcomes later in life

latent effects

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low birth weight is an example of

latent effects

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not directly related to health outcomes but instead the result of earlier experiences that may lead to other health compromising behaviours

pathway effects

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association with risk-taking peers during adolescence (smoking, drugs) is an example of

pathway effects