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Social Health

Ian McDowell

in Measuring Health

Third edition

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780195165678
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864034 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165678.003.0004
Social Health

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Most definitions of health refer to physical, emotional, and social well-being. This chapter focuses on the social component and reviews measures of social adjustment, social disability, social interaction, and social support.

Keywords: physical well-being; emotional well-being; social well-being; measures of social adjustment; social disability; social interaction; social support

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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