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Body count or do bodies count? The fierce urgency of death in psychiatric rehabilitation
Abstract: This podcast presents the latest facts about which health conditions are the most common and deadly, and what individuals can do about it. The speaker provides statistical information about past and current research and shares her point of view on topics that include: federal mandates, policies, and position statements; myths and realities about health promotion services; taking responsibility for policies and practices that influence people’s health; why health matters; improving health literacy to prevent pre-mature mortality; stigma and discrimination; battling the health recession at the person, organization, financial, and system/national levels; reconnecting the mind, body, and spirit; and giving people back the power to define, discover, and determine what optimal health means to them. Run time: 30 minutes.
NARIC Accession Number: O18666. What's this?
Author(s): Hutchinson, Dori.
Project Number: H133B050003.
Publisher(s): RRTC on Psychiatric Disability and Co-occurring Medical Conditions, University of Illinois at Chicago, Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, 1601 West Taylor Street, 4th Floor, M/C 912, Chicago, IL, 60612; 312/355-1696.
Publication Year: 2009.
Descriptor Terms: ATTITUDES TOWARD DISABILITIES, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, CHRONIC ILLNESS, DAILY LIVING, DEATH, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, HEALTH CARE, HEALTH PROMOTION, HEALTH STATISTICS, MEDICAL RESEARCH, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, PREVENTION, PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES, PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION, PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS, PSYCHOTHERAPY, QUALITY OF LIFE, SELF CARE, TREATMENT.