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TermDefinition
health the combo of physical, mental/emotional, and social well being
Health literacy a persons capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and to use these resources to promote his or her health and wellness
health triangle made up of three elements - mental/emotional, social, and physical
risk behaviors actions that can potentially threaten your health or others
wellness an overall state of well being or total health
character distinctive qualities that describes how a person thinks feels, and behaves
decision making skills-steps that enable you to make a healthful decision
goals something you aim for that take planning and work
inactive make no choices
reactive allow others to make choices
proactive reasonable decision
values good feeling and ideas , beliefs , and attitudes about what is important and guide the way you live
emotions signals that tell your mind and body how to react
maslow's hierarchy helps us understand our needs, meeting these needs in healthy ways strengthens our mental/emotional health
self actualization being the best you can
adrenaline hormone released during the alarm stage
alarm stage body is prepared for quick action (fight or flight)
anger cues signals that anger level is rising. cues sometimes include physical sensations, thought, feelings, and behaviors
anxiety FEELING UNEASY OR WORRIED ABOUT WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN
depression prolonged feeling of sadness, helplessness,and hopelessness
fatigue stage body stays in alarm/resistance stage for long periods of time
pyschosomatic response physical symptoms brought on by stress
relaxation response breathing, stretching, warm bath, massage (state of calm)
resiliency bouncing back from difficult times successfully
resistance stage body attempts to regain internal balance
stress the reaction of the body and mind to everyday challenges and demands
stressor what causes the stress
alienation the stage or experience of being isolated from a group or an activity in which one should belong or should be involved in
anxiety disorder real or imagined fears are difficult to control
cluster suicides series of suicides
mental disorders illness of the mind
mourning act of showing sorrow or grief
parasuicide cry for help
phobia a strong, irrational fear of something specific, such as heights or social situation
Post traumatic stress a condition that may develop after exposure to a terrifying event
schizophrenia LOSE CONTACT WITHH REALITY (1%) CAN'T TELL WHAT IS REAL OR IMAGINARY
suicide intential taking of ones life
suppression the action or forgetting something like an action or event
repression the act of subduing someone or something by force
active listening pay close attention to what someone is saying and communicating
communication ways of sending and receiving messages
compromise an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions
conflict any disagreement, struggle, or fight
discrimination treating groups of people differently
diversity a variety of something such as race, gender, sexual orientation, activities, looks, etc
negotiate use of communication to settle disagreements
passive unable to express thoughts
aggressive try to get way through intimidation
assertive express views clearly
prejudice unfair opinion or judgement of a particular group
sexual orientation recognition of a gender preference with regard to sexual attraction
abstinence refusing to participate in any kind of sexual activity
manipulation indirect or dishonest way to control and influence others
peer pressure influence people of your own age or status have on you
cervix opening from uterus to vagina
cowpers gland secrets fluid to cleanse the urethra
ejaculation a series of muscular contractions occurring at the height of sexual arousal
epididymis sperm mature and are stored
estrogen female sex hormone and determines girl features
fallopian tubes pair of tubes (fingerlike) projections that draw in the ovum
hernia intestine pushes through the abdominal wall/ scrotum
menstrual cycle consists of 28 days days 1-8 menstrual flow days 9-13 egg is maturing and lining thickens days 14- ovulation- mature egg is released days 15-28 egg uses fallopian tubes to get to uterus, fertilization may occur
ovaries female sex glands
pms caused my hormonal changes
scrotum external skin sac
seminal vesicle first stop, adds nourishing fluid
testes 2 small glands, sperm producing testosterone
testosterone male sex hormone and gives boys male features
TSS bacterial infection, fever, sunburn like rash, caused by a low absorbency tampon
urethra exit for semen and urine
uterus egg implants in the uterine lining and the fetus grows
vas deferens tubes that extend from each epididymis to the urethra
embryo conception until end of 2 months
fetus 3 months until birth
heredity passing of characteristics from parents ( happens at conception)
XX girl
XY boy
zygote single cell formed from union of sperms and egg
emphysema tiny air sac in the lungs lose their ability to work
tobacco an addictive drug
nicotine addictive chemical in tobacco
BAL blood alcohol level- percentage of alcohol in a persons bloodstream
alcohol drug found in drinks that slow down the brain and central nervous system
depressant drug that slows the central nervous system
marijuana makes you high, effects- increase heart rates, paranoia, short term memory
stimulant drug that speeds up the body
chlamydia number one STD in America, bacteria female- burning in vagina male- pain urination
genital herpes HSV- herpes simplex virus 1-mouth 2-genital PAIN
gonorrhea bacteria that attacks mucus membranes male- burning in testicle female-burning during urination
HIV human immunodeficiency virus- virus destroys bodys t cells
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
HIV tests eia first test given screens for HIV antibodies in blood
Pubic lice crab lice invade pubic hair
STI infectious disease that spread from person to person through sexual contact
Syphilis bacteria- rash- destroys organs, blindness, sometimes death
Created by: lexx_19