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Wellness and Disease Concepts

Wellness and Disease Concepts

Author: Kathy Girard

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Develop a basic understanding of the structure and function of the body systems.
Identify personal health practices and environmental factors which affect a person's health.
Recognize psychological reactions to illness, including defense mechanisms.
Explain basic concepts of positive self image, wellness and stress.
Outline a wellness and stress control plan that can be used in personal and professional life.
Interpret the nutritional pyramid and how it applies to your own life.

This lesson explains what wellness is, about the body systems, and Maslow's Hierarchy of needs.

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Human Needs

Explains Human needs and to meet those needs


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