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Health concepts and health behaviour in women with physical disabilities

Fionnuala Taylor

Health concepts and health behaviour in women with physical disabilities

a qualitative study.

by Fionnuala Taylor

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Published by University ofEast London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc. Health Prom.) - University of East London, Institute of Health and Rehabilitation, 1994.

ContributionsUniversity of East London. Institute of Health and Rehabilitation.
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Open LibraryOL21254022M

  The book targets multiple audiences: women with disabilities, health providers, researchers, and families and friends of women with disabilities. Women with disabilities will identify with many of the described experiences, may find some new information and perspectives, and will have reinforced the need to move ahead with strong, loud, and Reviews: 2. This groundbreaking guide helps women with disabilities overcome barriers to poor health and advocate for better health care. A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities is an essential resource for health professionals, caregivers, and trainers working with disability groups. Also available in Spanish and Nepali.

health education and outlines the abilities necessary to engage in effective practice. Much has been written over the years about the relationship and overlap between health education, health promotion and other concepts, such as health literacy. Attempting to describe. No health without mental health: mental health and behaviour 14 Part I: Concepts 16 Health and health promotion 16 Positive mental health 19 The intrinsic value of mental health 21 Culture and mental health 21 Social capital and mental health 22 Mental health and human rights 23 A conceptual framework for action

Analyse concepts of disability, illness and behaviour in relation to Health and social care service users. Assess how perceptions of specific needs have changed over time. Analyse the impact of legislation, social policy, society and culture on the ways that services are made available for individuals with Specific needs. Addressing sexuality for disabled people, this book is particularly recommended for its attention to the sexual health education needs of youth with all types of disabilities. Its three main components include disabilities and sexual satisfaction; life and love with specific disabilities; and resource information for independent living, dating.


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Relative to women in the control group, women in the health-promotion program demonstrated improvements in health behaviors, most of which were maintained at follow-up.

The intervention group showed some improvements on measures of physical health, but there was little evidence of improvement in psychological health by:   Designed to improve health status among women aging with physical disabilities, the intervention was based on social learning theory (BanduraLorig and Holman ), with philosophical grounding in principles of feminism, empowerment, peer modeling and support, and advocacy (Currie and WiesenbergHurdleNosek ).The intervention program was a Cited by:   "Women's Health Psychology is the first book to provide such sweeping and state-of-the art information on women’s physical and mental health.

By framing each chapter within the developmental and biopsychosocial context of women in contemporary culture, this comprehensive and scholarly resource covers the range and wealth of current topics that any clinician or clinical Cited by: 7.

RESULTS. Thirty articles were found that met our criteria for providing data on health disparities between women with disabilities and women without disabilities in our six outcome areas: (1) chronic disease (n = 6); (2) cancer (n = 9); (3) mental health and substance abuse (n = 4); (4) preventive screenings (n = 9); (5) health-promoting behavior (n = 1); and (6) health services use (n = 6).Cited by: This study focuses on the physical activity and nutritional behaviors of a sample of community-living women with a variety of physical disabilities and investigates the association of physical.

This paper identifies, describes and analyzes the significance of the literature as it impacts on health care for women with physical disabilities. It considers both scholarly reviews of the literature as well as the literature written by women with physical disabilities themselves.

It covers the topics of the disability field itself, the mainstream feminist movement, experimental disability. The various concepts associated with the health, behavior, disability and illness of persons with or without specific needs are being discussed in this section of the report: Health – The state of physical, mental and social well being of a person is collaboratively termed as the health of that individual.

The evaluation of heath condition. Abstract Past research on group work in the hospital setting has focused on traditional psycho-educational support group models. This article describes an effective group model developed in the Initiative for Women with Disabilities, a hospital-based outpatient program for women with chronic physical illnesses or conditions.

The group model integrates concepts of humanistic and self. Back to Top. Understanding Disability and Health.

There are many factors that determine or influence one’s health. Healthy People organizes the social determinants of health around 5 key domains: (1) Economic Stability, (2) Education, (3) Health and Health Care, (4) Neighborhood and Built Environment, and (5) Social and Community each of these domains, compared to.

Concepts of Health Helen Keleher and Colin MacDougall Key concepts – Health physical capabilities. 3 14/09/ pm health. This book is about the health of communities and populations including the health of. In fact, health promotion for people with disability is the same as appropriate with non-disable people (Keane, Disability; A guide for Health Professionals, (, p).

As such the concept of health is dynamic and complex whose definition varies with the context in which the term is used. The term health behaviour(or health-related behaviour) is used very broadly in this chapter to mean any behaviour that may affect an indi-vidual’s physical health or any behaviour that an individual believes may affect their physical health.

This chapter focuses on determinants of health specifically,it focuses on. People with disabilities need health care and health programs for the same reasons anyone else does—to stay well, active, and a part of the community.

Although a smaller percentage than people without disabilities, most people with disabilities report their health to be good, very good, or.

concepts such as self-report of activity limitations of any kind. Iezzoni and Freedman’s () commentary on the history and diversity of definitions health behaviors between women with and without disabilities; we include The search included a broad range of types of disability (for example, physical, mental) and numerous terms.

Women with disabilities have the same health issues as any other women, such as the need for routine breast and cervical cancer screening. Women with impaired mobility are often not given basic tests, such as weight monitoring, due to the lack of accessible equipment. Women with disability, especially individuals who belong to minority groups or who live in rural settings, are often.

Chapter 8 Health of People with Disabilities: Determinants and Disparities Charles E. Drum, Gloria L. Krahn, Jana J. Peterson, Willi Horner‐Johnson, and Kathleen Newton NA. Nola J. Pender (– present) is a nursing theorist who developed the Health Promotion Model in She is also an author and a professor emeritus of nursing at University of Michigan.

She started studying health-promoting behavior in the mids and first published the Health. For training women with disabilities, Women Be Healthy is an week, hour educational curriculum for use by health educators and advocates.

The curriculum teaches women with intellectual disabilities about breast and cervical cancer, recommended screenings, and techniques for coping with procedures and assertiveness in medical situations. • The school as physical setting. • Maternal, child, and family health.

• Disasters and disability. In Public Health Perspectives on Disability, faculty, researchers, administrators, and students in graduate schools of public health throughout the U.S. will find a worthy classroom text and a robust source of welcome—and much needed. For important health benefits, all adults should do both aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activities.

For Aerobic: At least 2 hours and 30 minutes ( minutes) a week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity (i.e., brisk walking; wheeling oneself in a wheelchair); or 1 hour and 15 minutes (75 minutes) a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity (i.e., jogging.

Background. During pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium, women receive care from a range of health professionals, particularly midwives. To assess the current situation of maternity care for women with physical disabilities in Austria, this study investigated the perceptions and experiences of health professionals who have provided care for women with disabilities during pregnancy, childbirth.Women, Health, & Healthcare: Readings on Social, Structural, & Systemic Issues provides an array of activist and academic perspectives on health and healthcare for women and other marginalized people.

Created specifically for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s flagship Gender and Women’s Studies health course, GWSthis reader builds.Various theories have contributed to the understanding of ways to motivate people to initiate and maintain health-related change,24 On the basis of learning theory, behavioral change principles24 have been used effectively in health promotion research and interventions for women with disabilities,25,26 Self-efficacy, which provides a key.