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How should we define health?

Huber, Machteld; Knottnerus, J. Andre; Green, Lawrence; van der Horst, Henriëtte; Jadad, Alejandro R.; Kromhout, Daan; Leonard, Brian; Lorig, Kate; Loureiro, Maria Isabel; van der Meer, Jos W. M.; Schnabel, Paul; Smith, Richard; van Weel, Chris; Smid, Henk

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The WHO definition of health as complete wellbeing is no longer fit for purpose given the rise of chronic disease. Machteld Huber and colleagues propose changing the emphasis towards the ability to adapt and self manage in the face of social, physical, and emotional challenges

dc.contributor.authorHuber, Machteld
dc.contributor.authorKnottnerus, J. Andre
dc.contributor.authorGreen, Lawrence
dc.contributor.authorvan der Horst, Henriëtte
dc.contributor.authorJadad, Alejandro R.
dc.contributor.authorKromhout, Daan
dc.contributor.authorLeonard, Brian
dc.contributor.authorLorig, Kate
dc.contributor.authorLoureiro, Maria Isabel
dc.contributor.authorvan der Meer, Jos W. M.
dc.contributor.authorSchnabel, Paul
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Richard
dc.contributor.authorvan Weel, Chris
dc.contributor.authorSmid, Henk
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-07T03:53:16Z
dc.date.available2015-12-07T03:53:16Z
dc.identifier.issn0959-535X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/17067
dc.description.abstractThe WHO definition of health as complete wellbeing is no longer fit for purpose given the rise of chronic disease. Machteld Huber and colleagues propose changing the emphasis towards the ability to adapt and self manage in the face of social, physical, and emotional challenges
dc.publisherBMJ Publishing Group
dc.rightsCopyright © 2011, British Medical Journal Publishing Group http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0959-535 - Author can archive publishers version/pdf on author's personal website and open access repositories - Sherpa/Romeo as at 7/12/15.
dc.sourceBMJ
dc.subjectadaptation, psychological
dc.subjectaging
dc.subjectchronic disease
dc.subjecthealth status
dc.subjecthomeostasis
dc.subjecthumans
dc.subjectmental health
dc.subjectsocial adjustment
dc.subjectterminology as topic
dc.subjecthealth
dc.titleHow should we define health?
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES. At the time of publication, Chris van Weel was located at Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre.
local.identifier.citationvolume343
dc.date.issued2011
local.identifier.absfor111717
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB9012
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationHuber, Machteld, Louis Bolk Institute, Netherlands
local.contributor.affiliationKnottnerus, J Andr├®, Maastricht University, Netherlands
local.contributor.affiliationGreen, Lawrence W, University of California at San Francisco, United States of America
local.contributor.affiliationvan der Horst, Henriëtte, VU Medical Center, Netherlands
local.contributor.affiliationJadad, Alejandro R, Wageningen University, Netherlands
local.contributor.affiliationKromhout, Daan, Wageningen University, Netherlands
local.contributor.affiliationLeonard, Brian, National University of Ireland, Ireland
local.contributor.affiliationLorig, Kate, Stanford Patient Education Centre, United States of America
local.contributor.affiliationLoureiro, Maria Isabel, University of Lisbon, Portugal
local.contributor.affiliationVan Der Meer, Jos W M, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
local.contributor.affiliationSchnabel, Paul, Netherlands Institute for Social Research, Netherlands
local.contributor.affiliationSmith, Richard, UnitedHealth Chronic Disease Initiative, United Kingdom
local.contributor.affiliationVan Weel, Chris, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, CMBE Research School of Population Health, Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, The Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationSmid, Henk, Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Netherlands
local.identifier.essn1756-1833
local.bibliographicCitation.issue7817
local.bibliographicCitation.startpaged4163
local.identifier.doi10.1136/bmj.d4163
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T10:39:43Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-79960938952
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