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1

illness

illness is a subjective concept related to personal experience of a disease.
Example: a person who had a positive experience with a disease in the past, may experience a lower level of illness than a person who had more negative experience with the disease.

2

health and wellbeing

the overall state of a person's physical, social, emotion, mental, social and spiritual health and wellbeing. It is characterised by an equilibrium in which the individual feels happy, healthy, capable and engaged.

3

health

a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing, it is no merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

4

wellbeing

a complex, combinations of all dimensions of health characterised by an equilibrium in which the individuals feel happy, healthy, capable and engaged.