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What is called health risky behaviors ?

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Asked by jafar, 22 Feb '13 07:50 pm
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Alcohol use, smoking, substance use, sexual risk behaviors, poor diets and sedentary lifestyles (leading to obesity) are all health risky behaviours
Answered by Annes, 22 Feb '13 08:05 pm

 
  
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Health risk behavior involves actions and related attitudes and perceptions that contribute to people's propensity to engage in, or avoid, activities that have been deemed by experts to be hazardous or dangerous to their health. Considerable research in public health and medicine has been devoted to identifying health risks and the behaviors associated with these risks in the attempt to assist people to avoid them. The juxtaposition of the words risk and behavior often implies a psychological approach to understanding the processes by which people think about and react to risk. Cognitive science is a major approach within psychology that focuses on risk behaviors, including those related to states of health. From this perspective, people's behaviors are considered very much on an individual level. Research questions revolve around how people process information about risk and what they then do with this information. The objective facts of risk, as identified by scientists, medical rese ...more
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 22 Feb '13 07:53 pm

 
  
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