Lecture Notes for EDHL 1514 - Personal Health with Redican at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Study Guide 1
Class:EDHL 1514 - Personal Health
Subject:Education, Health
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Fall 2007
  • Physical Wellness
  • Support Network
  • Irritability
  • Incongruity
  • Loss Control
  • Concept Meeting
  • Biological Model
  • Complicated
  • Subcontinent
  • Antidepressants
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PERSONAL HEALTH TEST # 1 REVIEW LECTURE A. HEALTH AND WELLNESS —The optimal/best level of functioning physically, mentally, and socially (*unattainable—cannot be perfect on every psychological level) —viewed as a goal (modern concept) —something we work toward (the most positive pt. on a continuum) 1. HEALTH/DEATH CONTINUUM Health Wellness Minor Illness Major Illness Critical Illness Death A. HEREDITY 1. Genetic Predisposition + Environmental Variable = Disease • B. AGE • • Age: the older we get, the quicker we mover down the continuum Gender: males move quicker down the continuum; women have a biological superiority over men C. GENDER genetic predisposition + environment = disease; example- genetic code + smoking = lung cancer; our genetic endowment *there is a common link between the 3 influences= you CANNOT CHANGE these things! D. LIFESTYLES • Lifestyles: diet, substance abuse, misuse, stress, smoking, exercise or lack thereof  we have control over these variables (CHOICE...

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