Concepts Of Health And Disease

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This book is aimed at providing the reader with a systematic overview of the concepts of health and disease as utilized in various areas of the health sciences. It attempts to provide some historical background to modern models of health and disease. Special attention is given to controversial topics such as the notion of "mental health." the volume contains a number of new papers on health and disease by physicians, philosophers and others.

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