How should we define health?

  title={How should we define health?},
  author={M. Huber and J. Knottnerus and L. Green and H. Horst and A. Jadad and D. Kromhout and Brian Leonard and K. Lorig and M. I. Loureiro and J. W. M. Meer and P. Schnabel and R. Smith and C. Weel and Henk H. F. Smid},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • M. Huber, J. Knottnerus, +11 authors Henk H. F. Smid
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 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 
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