HSS2321- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 44 pages long!)

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Evolution of the concept of health: a state characterized by anatomic physiologic, and psychological integrity; the ability to perform personally valued family, work, and community roles; the ability to deal with physical, biologic psychological, and social stress. Based on an individual"s ability: the capacity to love and work. Where the individual can determine themselves whether they have the capacity: physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease and in rmity. Link health to well-being, where it is no longer just the absence of disease: the extent to which an individual or group is able to realize aspirations and satisfy needs, and to change or cope with the environment. Speci es a group vs. an individual"s interaction with their explicit environment. Changes in the concepts of health have changed models of health and perspectives. Solutions to health determinants are considered upstream factors, attempting to eliminate root causes rather than treating the outcome.

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