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A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of diseases and infirmity.
The definition of health, provided by WHO
Any alteration or deviation from normal in anatomical, physiological, psychological structures or functions.
Impairmens, Nagi's model
The inability of an individual to perform an action or activity in the way it is done by most people, usually as the result of an impairment.
What are the 3 main categories of function?
A type of function that refers to those sensory-motor skills necessary for the performance of usual daily activities.
What are the 2 components of pshychological function?
- Mental function
- Affective function
Refers to the intellectual or cognitive abilities of an individual.
Refers to the affective skills and coping strategies needed to deal with the everyday hassles as well as the more traumatic and stressful events each person encounters over the course of a lifetime.
Refers to an individual's performance of social roles and obligations.
Characterized by discordance between the actual performance of an individual in a particular role and the expectations of the community regarding what is normal for an adult.
An element of movement without which the task cannot proceed safely or efficiently.
Name 2 instruments in assessing physical function:
- Barthel Index
- Katz Index of ADL
An 18-item measure of physical, psychological, and social function.
Functional Independence Measure (FIM)
Name 4 multidimensional functional assessment instruments:
- SIP - The Sickness Impact Profile
- OASIS - The Outcome and Assessment Information Set
- The SF-36