Contextualizing salutogenesis and Antonovsky in public health development.

  title={Contextualizing salutogenesis and Antonovsky in public health development.},
  author={Bengt Lindstr{\"o}m and Monica Eriksson},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  volume={21 3},
More than 20 years have passed since the American-Israeli medical sociologist Aaron Antonovsky introduced his salutogenic theory 'sense of coherence' as a global orientation to view the world, claiming that the way people view their life has a positive influence on their health. Sense of coherence explains why people in stressful situations stay well and even are able to improve their health. The origin of salutogenesis derives from the interviews of Israeli women with experiences from the… CONTINUE READING

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