A state of physical, mental, and social well-being.
hereditary risk factor
Traits passed genetically from parents. Include- sickle cell anemia, Down's Syndrome, and heart defects.
Being aware as a consumer.
measures the cost per ounce of different size products. Tells you the best buy for your money.
A total approach to life that takes into account all aspects of health. (physical, mental, and social)
environmental risk factors
factors influenced by the choices you make. Including smoking drugs, seat belt usage, job, asbestos exposure.
Below the threshold of conscious perception.
triangle of health
mental, physical, and social. If one falls, all will.
the main underlying cause of death is a poor lifestyle. a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes
the driving force behind behavior
using rewards and punishment to get desired behavior.
a motivation felt from within a person
a product that has no medical value, but provides a psychological benefit.
dishonest medical practices, products, or treatments.