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Defining Health, Illness and Well-being
Defining health, illness and well-being

Having set the scene of child health psychology in Chapter 1, this chapter provides the more in-depth definitions and theories central to subsequent chapters. It begins with some basic definitions of health and well-being, before expanding into psychobiological theories of stress and illness. Whilst much of this information comes from the adult literature, it is not assumed that theories and models of stress in ...

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