Definitions of Health

All definitions of health:

  • WHO
  • Disease
  • Illness
  • Disorder
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WHO definition of health

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

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Illness Definition of Health

An illness is a subjective sensation which might have physical and/ or psychological causes.

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Disease Defintion of Health

A disease is recognised by a set of symptoms that define a diagnosable, physical or psychological problem.

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Disorder Definition of Health

A disorder is a malfunction of a body tissue, organ or system.

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