Category: W1 Activity

Old Age

I defined health as having your physical, mental, and pyschological aspects in balance or being in homeostasis.  I believe I came to this definition based on previous biology classes I’ve taken in my life and also due to the influence…

Old Age

My definition of health was that your body is both physically and mentally in good condition and free of any complications or symptoms. My definition of illness was any issue with your health either physically or mentally. The criteria I…

Anxiety

I define health as a person’s overall state of “being” (psychological, physical, and social) whether it be good or bad. I think that maintaining a nutritious diet and staying active is the foundation in maintaining good health. I defined illness…

Erectile Dysfunction

I defined health as the condition of being mentally sound and within a desired state of bodily function. While I defined illness a state of being that removes the body from desired functionality. I used the criteria based on the…

The flu

The distinction between disease and illness was not so obvious to me. Growing up I always interchanged the two words and never really thought twice about it. Having a family that was not very educated in the medical field probably…

Sadness

I tend to think about the physical and mental aspects when defining health. I describe healthy as being able to partake in “normal” daily activities. Being healthy corresponds to an evenly distributed balance of the body (homeostasis). Also, if someone…

Shyness

The definition of health I came up with was a generally positive state of wellbeing. To contrast that, my definition of illness I used was a generally negative state of wellbeing. My criteria for health and illness were placed on…

Infertility

I defined health to mean a state in which a person is not at risk of death or having any disease, aside from the inherent risks associated with growing old, due to their current physical and mental conditions.  I believe…

Poverty

To me, health is a gauge of the ability of my body to “carry on” without any detrimental effects. This means that although I may get sick from a virus or bacteria, get injured, or even lose a limb, my…

Anxiety

The definition of health that I created was the physical and emotional well-being of an individual. The definition of illness that I created was a physical or emotional abnormality in an individual that caused them pain, distress, or affected their…