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Unit One Exam Review
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A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being
A figure indicating how long, on average, a person may be expected to live
quality of life
the degree of overall satisfaction that a person gets from life
A result that a person aims for and works hard to reach
how well your body functions
the state of being comfortable with yourself, with others, and with your surroundings
how you react to events in your life
How well you get along with others
a gradual progression through many stages between one extreme and another
an overall state of well-being or total health
Two factors that can be used to evaluate overall health?
Mental and Physical health
Three aspects of overall health?
physical, mental/emotional, social
Passing of traits from parents to offspring
male or female
the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
various methods for communicating information
A repetitive act performed by a particular individual
anything that increases the likelihood of injury, disease, or other health problems
Three strategies you can use to evaluate risk factors?
Is it safe for you? Is it safe for the people around you? Is it safe for the environment?
taking steps to keep something from happening or getting worse
the ideas, beliefs, and attitudes about what is important that help guide the way you live
a multistep strategy to identify and achieve your goals
taking action to influence others to address a health-related concern or to support a health-related belief
a person's capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services, and to use these resources to promote one's health and wellness
Broad goals of Healthy People 2010?
to increase quality and years of healthy life and to eliminate health disparities
Three steps you can take to meet your personal health goals?
gaining awareness, gaining knowledge, and building skills
A person who purchases goods and services for personal use
a confirmation of the quality or performance of a good or service
A written or spoken media message designed to interest consumers in purchasing a product or service
wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain
The selling of useless medical treatments or products
Rights as a consumer?
right to information, consumer protection, right to complain
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting
A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and animals
the process of observing and imitating a specific behavior
A social group whose members have interests, social position, and age in common
our sense of self
Five traits used to define personality?
openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism
Two factors that determine how your personality develops?
Heredity and environment
one's feelings of high or low self-worth
the process by which people achieve their full potential
Hierarchy of needs
before people can reach self actualization their basic needs must be meet
Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization?
physiological needs must be met before higher level needs are achieved and ultimately until an individual reaches complete and full function
the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging
Anything that causes stress
a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure
Four general types of stressors?
major life changes, catastrophes, everyday problems, environmental problems
Three stages of the body's response to stress?
alarm stage, resistance stage, exhaustion stage
Four types of early warning signs for stress?
The warning signs of stress include changes in how your body functions and changes in emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something
a feeling or belief that bad things will happen in the future
a person who accepts nothing less than excellence
the personal strength that helps most people cope with stress and recover from adversity and even trauma
Key factor in resilience?
support of family and friends
you practice an event without actually doing the event
The process of learning to control bodily states by monitoring the states to be controlled
Why building resilience is important?
t enables us to develop mechanisms for protection against experiences which could be overwhelming, it helps us to maintain balance in our lives during difficult or stressful periods of time