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What is the Illness/Wellness Continuum?
A continuum with Death one one end & optimal wellness on the other end
Infectious Disease
Acute illnesses caused by harmful bacteria/viruses
Chronic Disease
illness that develop or persist over time
eg - heart disease, cancer, stroke
drilled hole in skulls to allow evil spirits to escape
Mind/Body problem
body refers to physical being incl skin, muscles, bones
mind refers to abstract process such as thoughts, perceptions & feelings
cognitive, affective, or behavioral tendencies stable across time & situations
2 types of learning
Classical conditioning - cs + us = r
Operant conditioning - behavior is changed thru reinforcement &/or punishment
Health Psych
1. promotes and maintains health
2. prevent & treat illness
3. Id causes & dx correlates of health, illness & dysfunc.