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Dynamic state of health in which an individual progress toward a higher level of functioning, achieving an optimum balance between internal and external environments
Activities directed toward rehabilitation rather than diagnosis and treatment
Level of preventive medicine that focuses on early diagnosis, use of referral services, and rapid initiation of treatment to stop the progress of disease processes
Any internal or external variable that makes a person or gourp more vulnerable to illness or an unhealthy event
First contact in a given episode of illness that leads to a decision regarding a course of action to prevent worsening of health problem
Activities that involve the patient as the recipient of actions by health care professionals
Passive Strategies of health Promotion
Health Education programs or activities directed toward protection patients from threats or potential threats to health and minimizing
Ways in which people monitor their bodies, define and interpret their symptoms, take remedial acitons, and use the health care system
1 Abnormal process in which any aspect of a person's functioning is diminished or impared compared with his or her previous condition.
2 The personal, interpersonal, and cultural reaction to disease.
Activities such as routine exercise and good nutrition that help patients maintain or enhance their presenct level of health and reduce their risk of developing certain diseases
Conceptual framework that describes a person's health behavior as an expression of his or her health beliefs.
Health Belief Model
Dynamic state in which individuals adapt to their interneal and external environments so their is a state of physical, emotional, interlectual, social, and spiritual well-being.
Illness that persists over a long time and affects physical, emotional, intelectual, social, and spiritual functioning.
Illness characterized by symptoms that are of relativly short duration, are usually severe, and affect the functioning of the patient in all dementions
Activities that depend on the patient's motivation to adopt a specific health program
Active Strategies of Health Promotion
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