Download An Integrated View of Health and Well-being: Bridging Indian by Corey L. M. Keyes, Kate Cartwright (auth.), Antonio Morandi, PDF

By Corey L. M. Keyes, Kate Cartwright (auth.), Antonio Morandi, A.N.Narayanan Nambi (eds.)

Concepts like wellbeing and fitness and overall healthiness aren't unique items of the Western tradition. study has broadly established that the illustration of the physique and of its pathologies, in addition to therapy and therapeutic practices fluctuate throughout cultures when it comes to social norms and beliefs.The tradition of India is a melting pot of 9 major Darshanas, or philosophical platforms, that proportion the typical middle of a attention of the self in society. India’s conventional healthiness approach, Ayurveda, is because of the the sensible software of the Darshanas to the statement of human nature and behaviour. Ayurveda conceptualizes overall healthiness, disorder and health as multidimensional facets of existence, and it seeks to maintain a stability in participants between their organic good points, their mental good points and their environmental calls for. The Ayurveda method of future health is remarkably just like the eudaimonic conceptualization of health and wellbeing proposed by way of optimistic psychology, and the elemental tenets of Ayurveda are deeply in line with the newest advancements of recent physics, which stresses the significant interconnectedness between typical phenomena and their substrates. this article exhibits how the method of well-being built in Ayurveda should be fruitfully built-in in a basic view of healthiness and health and wellbeing that encompasses cultural and ideological limitations. particularly, it info the conceptualization of well-being as an optimum and aware interplay among contributors and their environment.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Integrated View of Health and Well-being: Bridging Indian and Western Knowledge PDF

Similar health books

TH17 Cells in Health and Disease

“About 25 years in the past, Mosmann & Coffman brought the TH1 / TH2 paradigm of T helper phone differentiation which helped clarify many features of adaptive immunity from doing away with intracellular as opposed to extracellular pathogens to induction of alternative varieties of tissue irritation. even if, TH1 / TH2 paradigm couldn't effectively clarify improvement of yes inflammatory responses which supplied impetus for the invention of a brand new subset of T cells referred to as TH17 cells.

Personhood and Health Care

PERSONHOOD AND future health CARE This publication arose because of a pre-conference dedicated to the subject held June 28, 1999 in Paris, France. The pre-conference preceded the once a year Congress of the overseas Academy ofLaw and psychological healthiness. different chapters have been solicited after the convention in an effort to extra thoroughly discover the relation of personhood to health and wellbeing care.

Extra resources for An Integrated View of Health and Well-being: Bridging Indian and Western Knowledge

Example text

G. (2004). Psychosomatic medicine: A new psychiatric subspecialty. Academic Psychiatry, 28, 4–11. Hart, J. T. (1995). Clinical and economic consequences of patients as producers. Journal of Public Health Medicine, 17, 383–386. , & Arroll, B. (2008). Assessment and management of medically unexplained symptoms. British Medical Journal, 336, 1124–1128. Joosten, E. , de Weert, G. , van der Staak, C. , & de Jong, C. A. (2008). Systematic review of the effects of shared decision-making on patient satisfaction, treatment adherence and health status.

Dimensions of mental health: Life satisfaction, positive affect, anxiety, and depression. Social Indicators Research, 29, 63–82. Health and Welfare Canada. (1988). Mental health for Canadians: Striking a balance. Ottawa: Supply and Services Canada. Huppert, F. , & Whittington, J. E. (2003). Evidence for the independence of positive and negative well-being: Implications for quality of life assessment. British Journal of Health Psychology, 8, 107–122. Insel, T. , & Scolnick, E. M. (2006). Cure therapeutics and strategic prevention: Raising the bar for mental health research.

What happens to health-care industry? How do policymakers go about improving the well-being of people in a nation? What is the role of social and behavioural scientists? These and many other questions have been debated by researchers. These debates call for a paradigm shift from a purely biomedical model to a bio-psychosocial or to a holistic model that subsumes even the spiritual dimension. Ever since Hans Selye’s (1955) concept of ‘general adaptation syndrome’ (GAS) gained currency leading to research on life stress and strategies of coping, there has been a talk of paradigm shift in the field of medicine.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.99 of 5 – based on 17 votes