Flashcards in Midterm Deck (16)
Classifications of Health (3)
-Health as stability
-Health as actualization
-Health as actualization and stability
Maintenance of physiological functional and social norms and it relates to concepts of adaptation and homeostasis.
Health as stability
Actualization of human potential, health and wellness are interchangeable. Maximizing what people can do for themselves
Health as actualization
Incorporates both actualization and stabilization concepts.
Health as actualization and stability
represents a stability orientation to health, dominated Western thinking for most of the twenthieth century. It emphasizes that medical intervention restores health. Health problems are defined as physiological risk factors.
One's own actions affect your health. Prevention.
Health is closely tied to social structures
Determinants of Health (8)
-Income and social status
-Social support networks
-Education and Literacy
-Employment and working conditions
-Biology and genetic endowment
-Personal health practices and coping skills
-Healthy child development
Difference between growth and development
Growth: increase in physical measurements
Development: progressive and continuous process of change leading to increased skill and capacity of function.
Cognitive ability enhanced by ability to move objects (0-2)
learn to think with use of symbols and mental images. (2-7)
Start of logical thinking (7-11)
Abstract and theoretical thinking (11+)