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    In a 2011 study titled “The Health Action Process Approach as a Motivational Model for Physical Activity Self-Management for People With Multiple Sclerosis” by Chung-Yi Chui, et al (2011) HAPA was tested as a motivational model for physical activity self-management for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). There were 195 participants who were found through a university teaching hospital in the Midwest, and through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. There were several instruments used in this study. The Minimal Record of Disability (MRD), evaluates MS symptoms, and the performance of activities of daily living (ADL’s). It incorporates two subscales. One is the Incapacity Status Scale (ISS), which focuses on the functional disability in…

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    advancements made in the medical sector in recent years, global health ethics is still a prominent issue in the world today. Global health ethics is the field of study that examines beliefs, morals and values in health care, in relation to conflicting actions around the world (Pinto, 2009). Frameworks are often used in global health ethics to provide guidance on the appropriate actions to take under explicit circumstances (Snyder, 2017). A framework approach uses a step-by-step process, which…

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    Nowadays, we can see a lot of ads such as the problem of smoking, unprotected sexual intercourse on TV or outdoor advertising. These health conditions are caused our behaviors. In book “Health and Behavior: The Interplay of Biological, Behavioral, and Societal Influences”, authors address “health-care professional, patients, families, community leaders, and policy maker all struggle to understand interactions between health and behavior to and to use that knowledge to improve the health status…

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    According to (Radnor and Osborne, 2013), the lean approach is famous in the health care environment for bringing tremendous reforms in the sector. Brandao de Souza (2009). Asserts that reason for the popularity is its ability to focus on customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and employee involvement suits the culture of most care centers. Shah and Ward (2007) suggest that there are five principles of lean that is value, value streams, flow, perfection, and empowerment. The first deals with an…

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    Community Inclusion

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    that of community inclusion for those people suffering with mental health issue and their ability to successfully integrate into the community, after years of institutional living. From this writer perspective there are several elements that will determine its success; the physical integration, the psychological integration and the social integration. According to Homan (2011) a community encompasses a group of people with a common connection that distinguishes them from others. It is the…

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    With its emphasis on prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances, naturopathic medicine encourages individuals to follow their inherent self-healing process. According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the following six principals set the foundation of naturopathic practice: • The Healing Power of Nature Recognizing the ordered and intelligent self-healing process which is inherent in individuals • Identify and Treat the…

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    motivational interviewing approach is a useful technique and tool in assessing the individuals stage of readiness in therapy. Prochaska and DiClemente (1997) identified six specific steps for radical change to occur: 1. Pre-contemplation – no intention of change and unaware of the problem. 2. Contemplations…

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    Subjectivist Theory

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    DESIGN OF THE STUDY Background I have adopted a qualitative approach to conduct this research that emphasizes the perspectives of co-researchers or participants giving voice to the multiple realities that exist in their environment and within their cultures (Hanley-Maxwell, Al Hano & Skivington, 2007). I will follow the subjectivist paradigm which honours the knowledge and experiences of clients and counsellors accepting the fact that they have expert knowledge of their realities and the reality…

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    In addition, both professions are focusing on creating preventive measures to reduce illness, and injury among individuals. Last but not least, both occupational therapy practitioners and public health workers strive to provide and promote health and wellbeing for all individuals across the…

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    for itself, instead of protecting the overall health and safety of its athletes. The second, was majority opinion. This symbolized that just because a statement is held to be true by most, that does make that statement correct. The last…

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