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Halo effect is a form of bias which results in an overly positive view of an individual when a few positive characteristics are emphasized over other, less positive characteristics.

Citation: Heery, E., & Noon, M. (2008a). Halo effect. In A Dictionary of Human Resource Management(2 rev. ed.). Retrieved from http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199298761.001.0001/acref-9780199298761-e-521

Category: Methodology

“A personality trait that allows an individual to cope with stress and catastrophe effectively.”

Citation: Blaisure, K. R., Saathoff-Wells, T., Pereira, A., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Dombro, A. L. (2015). Serving military families -theories, research, and application. Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Category: Programs, therapies, and resources

"A pattern of alcohol consumption that increases someone's risk of harm. Some would limit this definition to the physical or mental health consequences (as in harmful use). Others would include the social consequences. The term is currently used by the World Health Organization to describe this pattern of alcohol consumption. It is not a diagnostic term."

Citation: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (2022). Alcohol-use disorders: Prevention. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph24/chapter/glossary#hazardous-drinking-increasing-risk-drinking

Category: Programs, therapies, and resources

A health care provider is a DoD-authorized health care professional who provides services to the military population.

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

Category: Military

“Health disparities result from multifaceted variables including access to health care and discrimination associated with socioeconomic status, education, social support, insurance, race, ethnicity, and gender.”

Citation: Hutchinson, J. R. Mack, T. Perez Koehlmoos, and P. H. DeLeon. (2016). Lessons for health equity: Military medicine as a window to universal health insurance. NAM Perspectives. Discussion Paper, National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC. https://doi.org/10.31478/201611a

Category: Programs, therapies, and resources

Health service support refers to the services which address the mental or physical well-being of military personnel.

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

Category: Military

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Health surveillance is the regular monitoring of the population's health to manage the population's health related well-being.

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

Category: Military

Individuals who work in occupations that provide health and education services to individuals and groups, such as psychology, psychiatry, counseling, medicine, nursing, social work, physical and occupational therapy, teaching, and education.

Citation: American Psychological Association. (2020). APA Dictionary of Psychology. American Psychological Association. https://dictionary.apa.org/helping-professions

Category: Programs, therapies, and resources

Interpretive study of human expression and intention often attentive to the relationship between the subject and the enquirer.

Citation: Bamberger, M., Rugh, J., & Mabry, L. (2006). Real world evaluation: Working under budget, time, data, and political constraints. Sage Publications.

Category: Methodology

"Feeling romantic, emotional, and/or sexual attraction to a person(s) of the opposite gender with which one identifies; sometimes referred to as being straight."

Citation: The National SOGIE Center. (n.d.). National SOGIE Center Glossary. https://www.sogiecenter.org/media/ssw/institute/sogie-center/QIC-LGBTQ2S-SOGIE-Glossary.pdf

Category: Demographic Characteristics

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