Operationalisation of a demand/resource model of health: an explorative study.

  title={Operationalisation of a demand/resource model of health: an explorative study.},
  author={Wolfgang Freidl and {\'E}va R{\'a}sky and W. J. Stronegger},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={53 3},
Exchange processes between people and their environment are assumed to be essential for health. Mussmann et al define health as follows: “Health is a transactionally produced condition of a dynamic balance between the individual, his/her autonomous potential of self-organisation as well as of self-restoration and his/her social and economic environment. This balance depends upon the availability and use of health-protective and health-restoring factors in the individual and in the environment… CONTINUE READING

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