World Health Organization's Definition of Health

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What organization was founded in 1948?

World Health Organization (WHO)

Which term relates to the whole person?


Which concept refers to understanding one's own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors?


Which principle emphasizes personal responsibility for one's own health?

Personal Responsibility

Which term describes the overall well-being of an individual?

Sociocultural Wellness

What does Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs discuss?

Five aspects of total wellness

According to the WHO, how do they define health?

A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being

What does holistic health view as an integrated whole?

Physical, intellectual, sociocultural, psychological, and spiritual aspects

What is the goal of holistic nursing according to the AHNA?

Healing the whole person from birth to death

What is the term derived from the Greek word 'holos'?


What does health refer to in its truest form?

Physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being

What does healing mean according to the text?

Being or becoming whole

What is the balance or stability that the body strives to achieve among different aspects of a person’s life?


What is the goal in holistic care according to the text?

Healing the whole person

Test your knowledge on the World Health Organization's emphasis on combating communicable diseases, educating health care workers, and promoting complete physical, mental, and social well-being. Explore a holistic view of health and wellness.

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