Effects on individual health & lifestyle


After reviewing Module 5: Lecture Materials & Resources, discuss the following;

How do family, friends, and community influence individual health and lifestyle?  Identify at least 3 positive and 3 negative effects.

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.



  • Rector, C. & Stanley, M.J. (2022). 
    • Chapter 16 – Global Public Health Nursing: Population Health Around the Globe
    • Chapter 17 – Being Prepared: Impact of Disaster, Terrorism, and War
    • Chapter 18 – Theoretical Basis for Promoting Family Health
    • Chapter 28 – Working with the Homeless


Supplemental Materials & Resources

  • Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s website and locate the article below:
    • Bodden, D. H. M. & Dekovic, M. (2016). Multiproblem families referred to youth mental health: What’s in a name? Family Process, 55(1), 31-47. doi: 10.1111/famp.12144
  • Parenting EssentialsLinks to an external site.
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020, October 13). Essentials for parenting toddlers and preschoolers. https://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/resources/index.html
  • Grandparents Raising GrandchildrenLinks to an external site.
    Smith, M., & Segal, J. (2020, November). Grandparents raising grandchildren. HelpGuide.org. https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grandparenting/grandparents-as-parents.htm
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