What is health?
By Emily Powell
Positive and negative concepts of health
Negative: Health is viewed as being healthy with no illnesses, People who believe this tend to think good health is natural and they take it for granted that they are well. People think they don't need to take any special cautions to keep healthy and are not likely to consider themselves as being ill when they do not fill themselves or for example have a headache or a cold.
Concepts of health
Ill health: People feel ill when they have disease symptoms, they might also feel ill when they haven't got any symptoms. Ill health exists when individuals decide that they feel ill or are describing themselves as being ill, this is generally people who are anxious about there health. Other people do not accept the fact they are ill and simply refuse it and ignore the obvious symptoms and signs. The phrase disorder is a fault in the body tissue, organ or system, it is based on a concept that body systems are able to go wrong.