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Health Final

Fat soluble dissolve in fat and can be stored by the body.
Water soluble dissolve in water and cannot be stored by the body.
Anorexia rapid, constant weight loss through starvation and/or excessive exercise.
Bulimia overeating and then purging (ridding the body of food) by vomiting or laxatives.
Calories unit of heat energy. Adults: 2,000-2,500/day, girls: 2,500/day, and boys: 3,000/day.
6 basic nutrients Carbs, Fat, Protein, Vitamins, Minerals, Water.
Mental Health The ability to express emotions and deal with the demands of daily life.
Where do values and morals come from? Family, friends, media, religion, school/teachers.
Personality How you think, feel, and behave through life. (Can change throughout life)
Warning Signs for Suicidal Intentions Suicidal attempts, talking about suicide, giving away possessions, isolation, severe depression.
Peer groups People within the same age relate to others on their problems.
Organic disorders Mental illnesses with known, physical causes.
Dementia Severe and irreversible loss of mental ability/brain degeneration.
Functional Disorders Mental disorders caused by environmental rather than physical reasons (not due to simple structural abnormalities in their brain).
Anxiety Disorders Fear that lasts a long time and interferes with pleasure and daily life.
Somatoform Disorder There are no physical symptoms with no physical cause (making themselves sick).
Personality Disorder Difficulty interacting with others.
Anti-Social No respect for the rights of others, feel bitter and cheated, feel they deserve whatever they can get.
Dissociative Disorder Dissociation from or interruption of a person’s fundamental aspects of waking consciousness.
Schizophrenia Severe mental disorder that develops between the ages of 15-25.
Stimulants Speeds up all body processes.
Depressants Slows down all body processes.
Hallucinogens Distort users perception of truth, touch, hearing, and sight.
Narcotics Painkillers, derived from opium.
Steroids Muscle rebuilds (anabolic steroids).
Designer Drugs Stimulant/hallucinogens.
DWI Drinking While Intoxicated, BAC: .08+
How alcohol oxidizes The liver can process one drink per hour or 1.5oz of hard liquor.
ABC’s of alcohol poisoning A: Airway, B: Breathing, C: Consciousness, ‘s: Skin Tone.
Proof of alcohol Double the % of alcohol. Ex. 45% alcohol=90 proof.
Types of pathogens Bacteria, Virus, Fungus, and Parasites.
Benign harmless, encapsulated in a ball, can’t cause cancer grows slowly.
Malignant Harmful, grows quickly and moves throughout the body, can cause cancer.
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Where does virus survive in? Semen, Vaginal secretions, Blood, Breast Milk.
How can it be passed? Unprotected Sex, Mother to Child, Needles, Blood to Blood.
Protection/Prevention? ABTINANCE!!
Incubation The period of time between exposure to a disease and the onset symptoms.
Family Basic unit of society.
Different types of families Nuclear, Single-parent, Extended, Blended, Couple.
Three C’s of healthy relationship communication, cooperation, compromise.
Chromosomes Male: XY, Female: XX. The male’s chromosomes determine the sex of the baby.
Menopause the time in a woman’s life when her ovaries reduce the production of estrogen and menstruation stops. (45-55 yrs old).
Created by: melirochka