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a combination of phsical, mental, and social health
health
overall state of well-being, or total health
wellness
wut r the three parts of the health triangle?
mental, physical, and social
passin on of traits from your parents as a result of the transmission of genes
heredity
the sum total of your surroundings
environment
three influences on your health...
heredity, environment, and available health care
the way you act in many different situations and events in life
behavior
your feelings or beliefs
attitude
three steps to responsible health...
1) find out how much you know about your health.
2)get good, relible info on how to stay healthyorr improve your health.
life-related habits
lifestyle factors
providing health info in such a way that it influences on people to change their attitudes and take positive actions regarding their health
health education
the possibility that an action may cause injury or harm to you or others
risk behavior
a planned action taken before an increase the chances of a safe outcome
precaution
the process of making a choice or finding a soltution.
decision making
the six steps of decision making
1)state the situation
2)list the obtions
3)weigh the possible outcomes
4)consider your values
5)make a decison and act
6)evaluate the decision
the beliefs and ideas that are important to you and to your family
values
something you aim for
goal
the way you feel about yourself
self-esteem
list 4 reasons that goAls are important
1)keep you focused
2)identify wut u want out of life
3)time wisey
4)energy wisely
ability to deal in a reasonable way with the stresses and changes of everyday life.
mental health
a special mix of traits , feelings, attitudes, and habits.
personality
beliefs and ideas about wut is important in your life
values
the view that you have of yourself is called...
self-concept
way you feel about yourself
self-esteem
needs that affect your feelings and sence of well being
emotional needs
list three basic emotional needs
1)love and be loved
2)to belong
3)feel worthwhile
feelings
emotions
chemical substances that regualte many body functions
hormones
body's responce to changes around you
stress
stress that keeps you from doing the things that you need to do or causes you discomfort
distress
triggers of stress
stressors
this hormone increases the level of sugar in your , which gives your body extra energy.
adrenaline
extreme tiredness
fatigue
EXTREME tiredness of the whole body
physical fatigue
EXTREME tiredness caused by your mental state
psychological fatigue
5 ways you can manage stress
1)talk
2)plan
3)redirect
4)relax
5)laugh
short-term ways of dealing with stress
defense mechanisms
when a fear gets in the way of a persons abilty to to function in daily life
neurosis
disorders in which real or imagined fears keep a person from functioning normally
anxiety disorders
condition in which a person is not able to function in the real world
psychosis
"split mind"
a serious disorder in which people turn inward and often completly lose touch with reality
schizophrenia
a network of people available to help when needed
support system