Ch 2: Psychosocial Health for Personal Wellness

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons and learn how important our emotions, state of mind and social interactions are to our overall psychosocial health. These video lessons are short and engaging and make learning easy!

Psychosocial Health for Personal Wellness - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Psychosocial health is dependent upon four basic components, which include our emotional, mental, social and spiritual states. In this lesson, you'll discover the common characteristics shared by psychosocially-adjusted people, as well as what factors and habits can affect your own sense of well-being. These include physical safety, a sense of belonging and self-esteem. You'll also learn about the important roles played by mental health counselors and specialists, as well as how they can prevent and treat psychosocial issues. When you've finished watching the video lessons and taking the self-assessments, you should be able to:

  • Define psychosocial health
  • Describe how to achieve psychosocial health
  • Discuss the methods used by mental health professionals to facilitate psychosocial health
  • Identify the stages found in Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

What is Psychosocial Health? - Definition, Components and TraitsDefine the four components of psychosocial health, as well as the basic traits shared by psychosocially healthy people.
Improving Psychosocial Health - Factors and Positive StepsIdentify the factors that can affect psychosocial health. Discuss the positive steps that can be taken to enhance your own sense of well-being.
Psychosocial Health Problems: Methods of Assessment and PreventionDescribe the therapeutic methods used by different types of mental health professionals. Examine what roles they play in preventing specific psychosocial health problems.
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Identify and discuss the various stages of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.

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