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CHAPTER 1: PATIENT & PRACTITONER RELATIONSHIP:

------ PATIENT & PRACTITIONERS RELATIONSHIP & STYLE ------
Ley et al: (Remembering medical information)
Aim: Whether patients can remember medical information in a structured/non-structured way.
Sample: Patients & Students
Method/ Procedure: List of medical information given in a structured and non-structured way, having
participants/patients…

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**** CHAPTER 2: COMPLIANCE TO MEDICAL REQUEST: ****

------ COMPLIANCE/ADHERENCE (OBEDIENCE) TO MEDICAL REQUEST ------
(Also Linked to Chap 1: Ley (memory), McKinlay (jargon) & Robinson & West: (Computer Vs Dr.)

Bulpitt: (Rational non- adherence)
Aim: Why people do not obey to medical advice
Sample: Patients being treated for hypertension…

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Congenital analgesia ­ the ability to feel no pain.
Sample: Miss C, From Canada who reported
Method/ Procedure: Electric shock, applied hot water to her, immersed her limbs in cold water pinched her tendons, stick into her nose,
and injected histamine under her skin.
Result: Even though she was going…

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------ STRESS CAUSES & SOURCES ------
Holmes & Rahe: (Social readjustment rating scale)
Aim: To construct an instrument for measuring stress
Sample: 5000 opportunity sampling
Method/ Procedure: records were examined and from this a list of 43 life events of varying seriousness i.e. wedding,
deaths of close one, divorce etc.…

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------ DEFINITION OF SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE ------

Rosenhan & Seligman's definition of ADDICTION: addiction of a substance resulting in tolerance & withdrawal symptoms
when the drugs removed

Griffith suggestion to 6 components of addiction: Salience (Thinking about it all the time), Euphoria (the buzz you get),
Tolerance (The more you want),…

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------ PREVENTING/QUITTING SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE ------

Wechasler: (Campaign about drinking limit)
Aim: To evaluate the effectiveness of marketing campaigns on alcohol among students
Sample: 25000 students and staff from USA College.
Method/Procedure: Quasi experiment, data collected from Harvard school of Public Health College, where their social
norm was to drink 4…

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CHAPTER 6: HEALTH PROMOTION:

------ METHODS FOR PROMOTING HEALTH: ------

Yale Model of Communication: Identified KEY suggestion for promoting persuasive messages.
SOURCE: Is it convincing? Trustworthy?
MESSAGE: 1 or 2 sided? Clear & direct? Colourful & vivid?
MEDIUM: 1 to 1? Personal message? Radio/T.V./Poster?
TARGET: Aim at whom? Sympathetic audience?…

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Method/Procedure: Wellness programme & questionnaire.
Result: All those who participated changed in diet, weight, fitness & had more work enthusiasm. Workplace improved
making it the largest and best funded programmes ever.




Farquhar: (3 Communities)
Aim: To get people to change their behaviour and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease with the…

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CHAPTER 7: LIFESTYLE:

------ DETERMINANTS (cause) OF HEALTH BEHAVIOUR: ------
Belloc & Breslow: (7 Health practices)
Aim: Does following the 7 health practice increase longevity?
Sample: 6928 residents in 1 area of Cali
Method/Procedure: Self report ­ Epidemiological study to see if they followed the following; 1) Sleeping 7-8hrs daily,…

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Conclusion: Bullying can cause unnecessary health problems.

UNICEF (GOBI ­ Child Survival)
Aim: To improve rates of child survival.
Growth monitoring to identify any malnutrition/failure to grow
Oral rehydration therapy for those who suffered sever diarrhoea ­ in poor countries diarrhoea is case of death
Breastfeeding promotion ­ breast milk…

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A very detailed document, thank you!

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