Concepts of health and well being

Concepts of health and well being

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Concepts of health and well being

 Health

  • Health means different things to different people
  • Health is the absence of disease
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Ill Health

  • Physical or mental
  • An individual unable to function properly without pain



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Concepts of health and well being

Illness

  • sick
  • poor health

Disease

  • Long term
  • Diagnostic label given to symptoms and signs
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Concepts of health and well being

stress

  •  stress can be a short term physical response
  • stress can be positive and exhilarating
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stress related illness

  • Ashma
  • Migranes
  • Reduced vision
  • Depression
  • anxiety
  • storke
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Concepts of health and well being

Mental Health

  • A positive subject suggesting the abcence of mental illness
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mental illness

  • mental illness can be charaterised by abnormal behaviour
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