Assignment: Your Psychosocial Health

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As previously discussed, psychosocial health can have varying impacts on an individual’s personal health and wellness. As a future professional in the field of health, it is important for you to assess your own level of psychosocial health and consider what areas you may want to adjust in order to improve or enhance your personal health and wellness.

For this Assignment, you complete three psychosocial assessments.

To prepare for this Assignment:

Complete the following assessments in Health: The basics, 13th edition:

  • Chapter 2 Personal Health Assessment “How Psychologically Healthy Are You?”, on page 56.
  • Chapter 3 Personal Health Assessment “How Stressed Are You?” on page 93.
  • Chapter 3 Personal Health Assessment “Are You Sleeping Well?” on page 114.

Reflect on your responses to the assessments and consider the areas in which you may want to improve or enhance your psychosocial health.

To complete this Assignment (3+ pages):

  • Summarize any insights you gained as a result of taking the Personal Health Assessment.
  • Explain which areas of your psychosocial health you want to improve or enhance based upon your assessment and why.

Support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Essential Guide to APA Style for Walden Students to ensure that your in-text citations and reference list are correct.


Donatelle, R. J. (2019). Health: The basics (13th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Pearson.
  • Chapter 2, “Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health”
  • Chapter 3 “Managing Stress and Coping with Life's Challenges”
Vandekerckhove, M., & Cluydts, R. (2010). The emotional brain and sleep: An intimate relationship. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 14(4), 219–226.
Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Required Media

Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012). Personal Health and Wellness: Dimensions of Health Wheel [Multimedia], Baltimore, MD: Author.
  • Dimensions of Health: Week 2

Optional Resources

McFadden, K. M. (2010). Cross-addiction: from morbid obesity to substance abuse. Bariatric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care, 5(2), 145–178.
Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

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