How should we define health?

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.

BMJ 2011;343:d4163 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d4163

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