Wellbing: conceptual issues and implications for interdisciplinary work

Edmunds, Sarah (2010) Wellbing: conceptual issues and implications for interdisciplinary work. Journal of Holistic Healthcare, 7 (1). pp. 9-12. ISSN 1743-9493

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Wellbeing is a common term in both policy and academia but it is often used in a conceptually vague way and means different things to different people. These issues may limit its potential to create the positive changes that are intended by those who promote wellbeing. Interdisciplinary research and practice offers great potential to further our understanding of, and ability to enhance, wellbeing. However, this type of research is challenging. The Foundations of Knowledge framework is suggested as one way to develop a common understanding of wellbeing in truly integrated research in this area.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Departments > Sport and Exercise Sciences
Depositing User: Sarah Edmunds
Date Deposited: 15 May 2014 09:03
Last Modified: 15 May 2014 09:03
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/1077

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