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body languate
Messages sent through facial experessions, gestures, posture, hand and body movements, gait, eye contact, and appearance
culture
The characteristics of a group of people- language, values, beliefs, habits, likes, dislikes, customs - passes from one generation to the next
disability
A lost, absent, or impaired physical or mental function
esteem
The worth, value, or opinion one has of a person
geriatrics
The branch of medicine concerned with the problems and diseases of old age and older persons
holism
A concept that considers the whole person; the whole person had physical, social, psychological, and spiritual parts that are woven together and cannot be seperated
need
Something necessary or desired for maintaining life and mental well-being
nonverbal communication
Communication that does not use words
obstetrics
The branch of medicine concerned with the care of women during pregnancy, labor, and childbirth and for the 6 to 8 weeks after birth
paraphrasing
Restating a person's message in your own words
pediatrics
The branch of medicine conccerned with the growth, developement, and care of children; they range in age from newborn to teenagers
psychiatry
The branch of medicine concerned with mental health problems
religion
Spiritual beliefs, needs, and practices
self-actualization
Experiencing one's potential
self-esteem
Thinking well of oneself and seeing oneself as useful and having value