Vital Signs—Defining Health and Illness
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
What does it mean to be healthy? Here, look at definitions of health, sickness, and disease as multidimensional constructs. Examine how we measure health, both individually and publicly. Review health determinants such as human behavior, geography, the environment, genetics, and economic factors in approaching a more holistic model of health.