Flashcards in Lecture 8.2.16 - Introduction Deck (14):
What is any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient?
True or false - a symptom is always perceived as abnormal.
False - a symptom may or may not be perceived as abnormal.
What is an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning?
Can be classified
What is a state of poor health resulting from a disease?
___ is self-defined in a person's mind.
Behavioral medicine uses ___ and ___-centered approaches to care.
What are the two models of human disease?
Biomedical and biopsychosocial
What are the 4 basic principles of the biomedical model?
1. Absence of disease and infection
2. Absence of risk factors
3. Immunity through vaccinations and antibiotics
4. Socially-accepted mental status
What are the 2 basic principles of the biopsychosocial model?
1. Health and illness are caused and influenced by many factors.
2. Health exists on a continuum
What are some of the problems with the biomedical model?
It is reductionist, focuses on single-factor causes, focuses on disease instead of health, disregards personal responsibility for disease.
What are the 6 dimensions of health and wellness?
What are the benefits to the biopsychosocial model?
1. Holistic, does not look for single-factor causes, does not focus exclusively on illness, people's behavior is important