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Health education lecture 1

  1. 1. HealthEducationMiss Chantelle Lessard-Chaudoin M.P.H
  2. 2. Health and Wellness Health-isa state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity Wellness- is a deliberate lifestyle choice characterized by personal responsibility and optimal enhancement of physical, mental, and spiritual health.
  3. 3. Dimension of Health Physical Health Psychological Health Spiritual Health Social health Intellectual Health Environmental Health
  4. 4. Physical Health Eating Exercise Sleep Use of Drugs and Alcohol Risky behaviors Disease or illness Disability
  5. 5. Psychological health Mental and emotional state  Awareness and acceptance of feelings in ourselves and others  Ability to express emotions in a constructive way  Ability to function independently  Ability to cope with challenges and stressors
  6. 6. Spiritual Health Spiritually healthy individuals:  Identify their own basic purpose in life  Learn how to experience love, joy peace and fulfillments  Help themselves and others achieve their full potential
  7. 7. Social Health Refersto the ability to interact effectively with other people and the social environment, to develop satisfying interpersonal relationships, an to fulfill social roles.
  8. 8. Intellectual health Refers to your ability to think and learn from life experiences, your openness to new ideas, and your capacity to question and evaluate information An intellectually health person:  Thinks through values  Makes decisions  Sets goals  Handles problems or challenges effectively
  9. 9. Environmental Health Refersto the impact your world has on your well-being. It means protecting yourself from dangers in the air, water, and soil, and in products you use—and also working to preserve the environment itself.
  10. 10. Health Promotion Movement in which knowledge, practices, and values are transmitted to people for use in lengthening their lives, reducing the incidence of illness, and feeling better
  11. 11. Levels of Prevention Primary-includes all activities carried out to keep healthy people health and prevent those from getting diseases Secondary- interventions take at the early stage of a problem before it becomes serious Tertiary- includes behaviors that are involved in treatment and rehabilitation
  12. 12. Cancer Primary Prevention- Education the public about behavioral factors that increase risk, signs and symptoms of cancer, methods of treatment Secondary Prevention- Screening for disease by taking tissue samples etc. Tertiary Prevention- Providing treatment for disease such as surgery to remove tumor
  13. 13. QUIZ1. _____________ is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity a. Wellness b. Prevention c. Health
  14. 14. QUIZ2.______________ is a deliberate lifestylechoice characterized by personalresponsibility and optimal enhancement ofphysical, mental, and spiritual health a. Health b. Wellness c. Prevention
  15. 15. QUIZ3.________________ refers to the ability tointeract effectively with other people andthe social environment, to develop satisfyinginterpersonal relationships, an to fulfill socialroles. a. physical health b. social health c. psychological health
  16. 16. QUIZ4. _____________________refers to the impactyour world has on your well-being a. Social health b. Environmental health c. Physical health
  17. 17. QUIZ5. Education is an example of a. Primary Prevention b. Secondary Prevention c. Tertiary Prevention