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Health First Semester
Flash cards to help study for the first semester health final
Something you aim for that takes planning and work
The combination of your physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being
Define Lifestyle Factors
Personal behaviors and habits related to the way a person lives that help determine his or her level of health
A complex set of characteristics that makes tou unique and sets you apart from everyone else.
Define Hiearchy of Needs
A ranked list of those needs essential to human growth and devolopment presented in ascending order from most basic to most fulfilling or satisfying.
Beliefs and standards of conduct that you find important
Define Time Management
Specific strategies for planning and using time in effective, healthful ways
Define Type A Personality
A competitive. high achieving personality type most likely to develope heart disease.
Define Type B Personality
A "laid back", noncompetitive personality type less likely to suffer from heart disease.
The body's and mind's demands and reactions to everyday demands or threats.
Any stimulus that produces a stress response.
Define Defense Mechanisms
Strategies used to deal with strong or stressful emotions and situations.
Define Mainstream Smoke
The smoke that is blown off by the smoker
Define Sidestream Smoke
The smoke that comes from burning tobacco
Define Chronic Bronchitis
Hair-like projects destroyed by lung cancer
A cancer causing agent
Define Pulmonary Emphysema
The destruction of air sacs in the lungs
Thick, white, leathery spots in the mouth.
Define Blood Alcohol Concentration
The amount of alcohol in a person's blood expressed as a percentage
The ability to drink more with the same affect
The process that occurs when a person stops usings a medicine or other substance to which he or she has a physiological dependence
A condition in which liver tissue is destroyed and then replaced with useless scar tissue
What is self-esteem?
The confidence and worth you feel about yourself
Respecting others is a ______________.
sign of good self-esteem
What is the least important consideration when making a decision?
What others will say
Having supportive relationships will _____________.
What is an activity that demonstrates a high level of self-esteem.
Volunteering to help
A person with good mental health would ___________.
would not put others down
People with low-self esteem ______________.
do not feel good about themselves
What is an emotional need?
The need to belong
What kind of need is the need for food?
A physical need
What is the need for recognition?
An emotional need
What is not true about low self-esteem?
It is formed by messages recieved by others
Feeling angry is ______.
What is Maslow's design called?
The hierarchy of needs
What is a good sign of good mental health?
Being able to cope with change.
What does mental health mean?
Expecting oneself and coping with change.
Good health does not include ___________.
always being in control
What is not a type of feedback?
A term paper
What is Adrenaline?
An emergency hormone
What can pathological fatigue lead to?
Cold and Flu
The _______ and _______ systems can initiate stress response.
Adrenaline causes _______?
Physical ailments that develop as a result of stress are called __________.
The emergency hormone causes _____________.
____________________is not a good way to deal with stress.
Allowing others to assume responsiblilty
_____________ is not an acceptable way to deal with stress.
Blood vessels are ________ when smoking.
What is Nicotine?
The addictive drug in cigarettes.
Carbon monxide in cigarettes can prevent oxygen delivery by uniting with ________.
The type of alcohol consumed _______ affect the amount of alcohol in the blood.
What is an abrasion?
Skin damage with little bleeding
What is a laceration?
A clean, deep cut
What is the pressure point technique?
Pressing the artery to stop bleeding
What is First aid?
Immediate temporary care
What is a good way to dislodge an object from the throat of an infant?
A blow between the shoulder blades
When administering CPR to a child, adminster ____ to ____ compressions per minute.
Mouth to mouth or mouth to nose respiration is called ______________.
For mouth to mouth breathing, the victim's chin should be _________.
When doing mouth to mouth breathing, you should _________.
pinch the nose closed
When doing artificial respiration for infants, adminster one breath every ____ seconds.
When compressing an infants chest use __ to __ fingers.