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Holism

A concept that considers the whole person physically Social physiology and spiritual parts that are woven together af cannot be separated

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Optimal level of function

Persons highest potential for mental and physical performance

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Disability

Any absent or impaired physical and mental function

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Comatose

Being unable to respond to stimuli

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Nonverbal communication

Communication that does not use words

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Verbal communication

Communication that uses written or spoken words

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Self actualization

Experiencing ones potential

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Obesity

Having an excessive amount of total fat. Considered obese when his or her weight is 20%

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Body language

Messages sent through facial expressions gestures posture eye contact and hand and body movements

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Paraphrasing

Restating the persons message in your own words

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Need

Something necessary or desired for maintaining life and mental well being

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Religion

Spiritual beliefs and practices

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Psychiatry

The branch of medicine concerned with mental illness