Flashcards in Health Promotion Deck (17)
Define health promotion.
Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health
List the 5 health promotion approaches.
How can motivation be enhanced through health promotion?
Gain vs loss framing
Cognitive behavioural therapy
How can behavioural methods be used in health promotion?
How can health behaviour be maintained?
Helping people deal with a lapse
Reduction of relapse
What is a lapse?
Going back to old habits and past behaviour
Give an example of a combined health promotion program.
Slimming World/Weight Watchers
What is primary prevention?
Maintenance of the good health of the wider population. This involves foreseeing potential problems in individuals and reducing their risk before a health issue occurs
What is secondary prevention?
Involves screening programs and focused on preventing people who are at increased risk (one or more risk factor)
What is tertiary prevention?
Targeted at individuals who already have a health problem and is focused around helping them to 'solve' the problem
List 3 main differences between Type A and Type B individuals.
Type A - high competitiveness, high time urgency, high hostility
Type B - low competitiveness, low time urgency, low hostility
Give an example of Primary Prevention.
HEBS walking campaign
What are the stages of the Stage Model of Behavioural Change?
Name two forms of secondary prevention.
Blood pressure monitoring
A person’s cognitive, affective, or behavioural tendencies that are fairly stable across time and situations
What two questionnaires can be used to assess Type A behaviour?
Jenkins Activity Survey
Framingham Type A Scale