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Wellness 101 (Chapter1)
vocabulary from chapter 1
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Health Care
9th Grade
01/29/2013

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Health
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the combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being
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wellness
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an overall state of well-being, or total health
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health continuum
Definition
the sliding scale with many degrees of health and wellness
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lifestyle factors
Definition
identified habits that affect people's overall health, happiness, and longevity
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longevity
Definition
how long a person lives
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health education
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the providing of accurate health information to help people make healthy choices
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health literacy
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refers to a person's capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and use these resources to promote his or her health and wellness
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4 parts of health literacy
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critical thinker and problem solver, responsible /productive citizen, self-directed learner, and effective communicator
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heredity
Definition
all the traits that were biologically passed on to you from your parents
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health triangle
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three elements of health that are interconnected like the sides of a triangle. Parts are physical, mental/emotional, and social
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physical health
Definition
how well your body is functioning
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mental/emotional health
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your feelings about yourself, how well you meet the demands of daily living, and your ability to process information
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social health
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the way you get along with others, your ability to make and keep friends, showing respect and care for your self and others.
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influences on your health
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heredity, environment, attitude, behavior, media, and technology
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environment
Definition
sum of your surroundings;physical, social, and culture
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peers
Definition
people of the same age who share similar interests
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culture
Definition
collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group
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media
Definition
various methods of communicationg information(radio, TV, film, newspaper, magazines, books, and internet
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risk behaviors
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actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others
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cumulative risks
Definition
related risks that increase in effect with each added risk
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abstinence
Definition
avoiding harmful behaviors
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paradigm
Definition
Your world view
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Autonomy
Definition
working towards independence
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perception
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a way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something; a mental impression that can be positive or negative
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Dynamic
Definition
movement, not sedentary
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chronic
Definition
disease lasting a lifetime; generally cannot be prevented by vaccines or cured by medication, nor do they just disappear.
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2 types of developmental assets
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internal and external
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Developmental asset
Definition
supports and strengths that teens need to succeed
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Maslow's Hierarchy of needs
Definition
describes the basic needs of humans through to the highest level of self-actualization
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self-actualization
Definition
being the best you can be
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Internal assets
Definition
Commitment to learning, positive values, socially competent, positive identity
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External assets
Definition
constructive use of time, boundaries and expectations, support, and empowerment
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