the idea that health care programs ought to be actively engaged in the support of wellness, seen as a dynamic state of physical, cognitive, and social well-being, instead of just regarding the remediation and prevention of disease. Wellness is seen as the outcome of four key aspects over which a person has some management: environment, lifestyle, health care establishment, and human biology.

WELLNESS CONCEPT: "Doctors are beginning to adopt wellness concepts of promoting healthy lifestyle habits such as good nutrition and exercise. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WELLNESS CONCEPT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/wellness-concept/ (accessed September 17, 2021).