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rapidly occurring illness that runs its course, allowing the person to return to his or her previous level of functioning
irreversible illness that causes permanent physical impairment and requires long-term healthcare
behavior of an individual motivated by a personal desire to increase well-being and health potential
healthcare that takes into account the whole person interacting in the environment
period in a chronic illness when the disease is present, but the person does not experience symptoms of the disease
an active process in which an individual progresses toward the maximum possible potential, regardless of his or her current state of health
Human dimension including genetic inheritance, age, developmental level, race, and gender
Human dimension including cognitive abilities, educational background, past experiences
Human dimension influenced by housing, sanitation, climate, pollution of air, food and water
Human dimension influenced by a person's economic level, lifestyle, family, and culture
Includes Physiological, safety & security, love & belonging, self-esteem, and self-actualization
Primary health promotion
Directed toward promoting health and preventing the development of disease processes or injury
Secondary health promotion
Focus on Screening for early detection of disease with prompt diagnosis and treatment
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