Flashcards in health and human development Deck (30)
relates to the functioning of the body and its systems; it includes the physical capacity to perform daily activities or tasks.
relates to a persons mind or brain and the ability to think and process information.
relates to the ability to form meaningful and satisfying relationships with others and the ability to manage or adapt appropriately to different social situations
relates to ideas beliefs, values and ethics that arise in the mind and conscience of human beings
the ability to recognise, understand and effectively manage and express emotions as well as the ability to display resilience.
the quality or state of being weak or ill: often associated with old age
a complex combination of all dimensions of health, characterised by an equilibrium in which the individual feels happy, healthy, capable and engaged.
a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing: it is not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.
burden of disease
a measure of the impact of disease and injury and is measured by DALY
self care, mobility, communication
core activity limitation
when an individual has difficulty, or requires assistance with any of the three core activities.
disability adjusted life years (DALY)
one DALY is equal one year of healthy lost due to premature death and time lived with illness, disease or injury
statistics that are used to measure and compare health status,, life expectancy, mortality rates, morbidity rates.
episodes of hospital care that start with admission and end at transfer, discharge or death
refers to the rate of new cases of a disease/condition in a population during a given period.
the number or proportion of cases of a particular disease or condition present in a population at a given time.
a rate of psychological distress based on the answers to ten questions.
an indication on how long a person can expect to live if current death rates do not change
refers to ill-health in an individual and levels of ill-health within a population or group
the number of deaths in a population in a given period
relates to unpleasant feelings and emotions that effect an individuals level of functioning
years lost due to disability (YLD)
a measure of how many healthy years of life are lost due to disease, injury or disability.
Years of life lost (YLL)
a measure of how many years are lost due to premature death.
a family consisting of a couple, the children they had together and their children from previous relationships.
indoor air pollution
when the air inside a house or building contains pollutants
the social influence a peer group exerts on its memebrs, as each attempts conform to the expectations of the group
social gradient of health
the higher a persons income, education or occupation level, the healthier they tend to be
the social and cultural conditions into which people are born, grow, live, work and age.
family and cultural influences