Traditionally _____ was defined in terms of the presence or absence of disease.
How did the American Nurses Association define Health?
"a dynamic state of being in which the developmental and behavioral potential of an individual is realized to the fullest exptent possible"
What are the 7 components to Wellness?
What are the different Models of Health and Wellness?
Clinical Model: People are viewed as physiologic systems with related functions, and health is identified by the absence of signs and symptoms of disease or injury
Role Performance Model: Health is defined in terms of the individual's ability to fulfill societal roles, that is , to perform his or her work. People usesally fulfill several roles and certain individuals may consider nonwork roles paramount in their lives.
Adaptive Model: Health is a creative process; disease is a failure in adaptation, or maladaptation. The aim of treatment is to restore the ability of the person to adapt, that is , to cope.
Eudemonistic Model: Health is seen as a condition of actualization or realization of a person's potenial. In this model the highest aspiration of people is fulfillment and complee development.
Agent-Host-Environment Model: The ecologic model, is used primarily in predicting illness rather than in promoting wellness. Three dynamic interactive elements; 1. agent, 2. Host, 3. Environment
Health-illness Continua: Used to measure a person's perceived level of wellness.
What are some intermal variables that influence health status, beliefs, and pracitces?