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Life Course
The unique pattern of events and influences that shape a persons development and experiences between conception and death.
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Life Course event
A particular, identifiable event that occurs during an individuals lifetime and affects personal development.
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Lifestyle choices
Decisions that individuals make about how to live.
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Human development
lifelong process of personal change that occurs from conception to death.
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Neonate
New born baby
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Socialisation
The lifetime process of learning the ways of society.
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Primary socialisation
The intial period of learning the ways of society, usually through parents and family.
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Resilience
Ability to cope with personal pressure, difficulties and problems.
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Secondary Socialisation
The later period of learning the ways of society usually learned from any body outside the family e.g friends, teachers and colleagues.
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Lifestyle
Way of living- the attitudes, values and habits that a person adopts which influence their pattern of social and health behaviour.
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Preventable diseases
Disease that can be avoided by a change in lifestyle or behaviour or by appropriate and timely health care treatment.
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Physical inactivity
Lack of healthy physical activity.
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Premature death
Death that occurs before the average life span for a man, or for a woman attained.
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Inequality
The unequal distribution of opportunities and resources in society.
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Morbidity
Illness rates
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Mortality
Death rates
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Social Class
Group of people who are similar in terms of their wealth and income and are likely to have occupations that have a similar level of social status.
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Sex
The biological status of being male or female.
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Gender
The social and cultural attributes and expectations that society attaches to men and women through the notions of appropriate 'masculinity' and 'femininity'.
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Ethnicity
A social profile that is used to classify people according to their social and cultural heritage and identification.
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Absolute poverty
A degree of want below the absolute minimum need.
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Income Distribution
The way that income is spread or distributed throughout society.
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Inverse care law
The greater a poor patient's medical need, the less likely it is to be met.
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Poverty
A lack of resources, usually financially.
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Relative poverty
A degree of want, relative to other people, makes it impossible for an individual to engage in the activities of normally living.
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Care value base
The range of care values that care practitioners apply in their work, based on beliefs about the correct ways to treat service users.
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Deferential
Polite and respectful- often towards somebody who is assumed to have higher status or is seen as important.
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Empowerment
The process of enabling, authorising and giving power.
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Labelling
The process of applying 'labels' to someones behaviour that give that person a deviant or stigmatised status.
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Self concept
A persons view on themselves, or preception of 'who they are'
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Self esteem
The sense of worth or value that a person attributes to themselves, their skills and their abilities.
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Stereotyping
Applying a rigid, oversimplified and often inaccurate and exaggerated belief to any individual belonging to a social group about whom similar beliefs are held.
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A particular, identifiable event that occurs during an individuals lifetime and affects personal development.

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Decisions that individuals make about how to live.

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lifelong process of personal change that occurs from conception to death.

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New born baby

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