waist-to-hip ratio

the ratio between the circumference of the waist to the circumference of the hips. It is an indicator of weight, physical fitness, and the risk of developing serious health conditions; higher waist to hip ratios are associated with poorer health and fitness



means being friendly, helpful, sincere, trustworthy, and moral

work stressor

a stressor that is related to the work context. Some examples of work stressors include: job insecurity, role overload, interpersonal conflict, and lack of autonomy

working memory

A part of human memory that is responsible for processing information. Information in the working memory is available for a very short period only. The information is not “stored” in this memory system but processed, for example, used to solve problems or make judgments and decisions.

World Health Organization (WHO)

a specialized agency of the United Nations that seeks to coordinate international health activities and to help set evidence-based policy standards through research and health trend assessment

worldview defense

the attempt to defend or bolster one’s own or one’s group’s beliefs and practices and/or denigrate those of others'