Chapter 11. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

  1. Vee P. Prasher1 and
  2. Matthew P. Janicki2
  1. Nicholas Lennox

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch11

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

Lennox, N. (2008) Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, in Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds V. P. Prasher and M. P. Janicki), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Monyhull Hospital, Kings Norton, Birmingham

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102193

Online ISBN: 9780470776216

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Keywords:

  • disease prevention;
  • health services;
  • cervical cancer;
  • sri lanka;
  • mortality

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Health Promotion and Disease Prevention?

  • The Continuum of Health Promotion

  • Why is the Health Promotion of People with Intellectual Disabilities Important?

  • What Affects Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities?

  • How do we Engage in Health Promotion for People with Intellectual Disabilities?

  • Systemic Interventions to Improve the Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Conclusion

  • References