The Dimensions of Health: Conceptual Models

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 25, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 98 pages
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The Dimensions of Health: Conceptual Models is an introductory text that examines the five dimensions of personal health: physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual. Each chapter: -Provides context for the study of that dimension -Includes examples of how experts think about that dimension -Presents two or more models developed by scholars and professionals -Discusses identifiable characteristics associated with each dimension By incorporating a variety of perspectives, The Dimensions of Health enables students to formulate their own answer to the question, “What is health?” This text is perfect for use in conjunction with a personal health text or as a standalone for any personal health course.
 

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Contents

A Word about Conceptual Models
5
Models of Physical Health
11
A New Model of Physical Health
17
Social Health
24
A New Model of Social Health
31
Definitions and Descriptions of Emotional Health
38
Models of Emotional Health
40
Definitions and Descriptions of Intellectual Health
53
Conclusion
66
Conclusion
83
Photo Credits
97
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