Intro to Wellness:
Lesson 2, “Health is”
NAME: Roman Drabchuk PERIOD: 3 My Level:
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Definition of Health
: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.Heath is a complete
physical, mental and social well-being
What does infirmity mean?
What’s another term
for it?Infirmity = physical or mental weakness.Find at
least one otherdefinition
of health and put ithere:
the state of being free fromillness or injury
Themes/Patterns in theDefinitions
(How are theydifferent or similar):- Similar because state of being-Difference because of illness and injurySo what does this definition from the WHO mean?It means that you are healthy physically, mentallyand socially, and that you are free from illnessesand diseases.
Concepts of Health:
Concept Definition of Concept Question/Answer
What are several different areas, facets or typesof health discussed (in notes).
Q: Which of these dimensionscan you control?A: Physical
Put a picture of someonewho has
lopsideddimensions of health
(small is ok)
Holistic =means that allof these 6dimensionsare tiedtogether
Give at least one example of how your mentalhealth affects your physical health.
: If you are mentally healthy than you are mostlikely going to care of your body and stay awayfrom drugs, smoking, alcohol, etc. This means thatphysical health will improve.
Q: What does Not MutuallyExclusive mean?A: Not Mutually Exclusive - noother (if there are 2 things thatcan happen, only one of themwill happen)
Health has a big scalewith ranging values
What is at least one way we can measure healthon a continuum?
: Wellness Paradigm
Health is alwayschanging
What 3 different reasons why health changesfrom day to day, month to month and year to year.
There is no simpleexplanation of why wedo what we do
things that you know
What is at least onething people do thatthey know they
What does the phrase Health Knowledge Does Not EqualHealth Behavior Mean?
because you know something, it doesn’t mean that
you are going to do something