Topic 1 Definition

A state of complete

Physical

Mental

Social

well-being and not merely the absence of disease or disability

Under this definition two important aspects of health are recognized:

  • The aspect of absence of disease or disability
  • The aspect of health wellbeing, as a part of not only physical, but also as psychological and social wellbeing

Health is defined as a holistic range, including, physical, mental and social health aspects