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macrocytic anemia
anemia that is marked by abnormally large red blood cells. Example: Folate and vitamin B12 deficient anemia
microcytic anemia
anemia that is marked by abnormally small red blood cells. Example: Iron-deficient anemia
pica
craving and chewing substances with no nutritional value such as ice, dirt, clay, and paper
Transtheoretical Model (TTM)
an integrative model of behavior change that assesses an individual’s readiness to act on a healthier behavior and that provides strategies, or processes of change, to guide the individual
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