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Chapter 6: Health and Wellness
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a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
Health Belief Model
Addresses the relationship between a person's beliefs and behaviors.
1st Component: individual's perception of susceptibility to an illness.
2nd Component: individual's perception of the seriousness of the illness.
3rd Component: likelihood that a person will take preventive action.
Includes topics such as physical awareness, stress management, and self-responsibility.
helps individuals maintain or enhance their present health.
Health Promotion Model
defines health as a positive, dynamic state, not merely the absence of disease.
1- individual characteristics and experiences
2- behavior-specific knowledge and affect
3- behavioral outcomes, in which the patient commits to or changes a behavior.
Holistic Health Model
True prevention that lowers the chances that a disease will develop.
Examples include health education programs, nutritional programs, and physical fitness activities.
-focuses on early identification of individuals or communities experiencing illness, providing treatment, and conducting activities that are geared to prevent worsening health status
-examples: communicable disease screening and case finding; early detection and treatment of diabetes; exercise programs for older adult clients who are frail
Occurs when a defect or disability is permanent or irreversible. Involves minimizing the effects of long-term disease or disability by interventions directed at preventing complications and deterioration.
Rehabilitation rather than diagnosis and treatment.
Care at this level helps patients achieve as high a level of functioning as possible despite the limitations caused by illness or impairement.
Ex. Learning how to complete ADL's in wheelchair after becoming paralyzed.
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