a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
an active state of being healthy by living a lifestyle promoting good physical, mental, and emotional health
the unique response of a person to a disease; an abnormal process involving changed level of functioning
generally has a rapid onset of symptoms and lasts only a relatively short time. examples: appendicitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, common cold
Risk factors of acute illness
age, genetic factors, physiologic factors, health habits, lifestyle, environment
Which of the following is an example of acute illness?
A. Diabetes B. Rheumatoid arthritis C. Pneumonia D. Osteoporosis
a broad term that encompasses many different physical and mental alterations in health. it is a permanent change. it causes or is caused by irreversible alterations in normal anatomy and physiology. examples: diabetes mellitus, lung disease, arthritis, lupus
seriousness and duration of illness, role of the ill person in a family, and culture and social customs of family all affect what?
effects of illness
experiencing symptoms, assuming the sick role, medical care conduct, assuming a dependent role, and achieving recovery and rehabilitation are all stages of what?
stages of illness behavior
A person who is experiencing a productive cough and fever takes a sick day to recuperate and decide whether to make an appointment with the doctor. This person is said to be in stage 3 of illness behavior: assuming a dependent role.
B. False. Stage 3 is Medical Care conduct
genetic inheritance, age, developmental level, race, and gender
ability to interact successfully with people and the environment
how the mind affects body function and responds to body conditions
cognitive abilities, educational background, and past experiences
housing, sanitation, climate, pollution of air, food, and water
achieving a balance between work and leisure time
spiritual beliefs and values
past experiences, interpersonal interactions, physical and cultural influences, and education all influence a person's what?
When does a patient come into a health facility looking for help on the health-illness continuum?
the extent to which and individual's behavior coincides with medical or health advice
establish why client is not following regimen, demonstrate caring, encourage healthy behaviors with positive reinforcement, utilize aids to reinforce, establish a therapeutic relationship are all parts of what?