Essence of Good Health - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729581806

Essence of Good Health

1st Edition

General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series

Authors: Kerryn Phelps Craig Hassed
eBook ISBN: 9780729581806
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 30th October 2012

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The Essence of Good Health - General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series, gives an outline of the ESSENCE model of healthcare. ESSENCE is a mnemonic:
E - Education
S - Stress Management
S - Spirituality
E - Exercise
N - Nutrition
C - Connectedness
E - Environment
ESSENCE extends and gives further structure to the biopsychosocial and environmental models of healthcare. Some brief comments about the relevance and application of each aspect are made below, along with some examples of how they are applied in practice.


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About the Author

Kerryn Phelps

Affiliations and Expertise

Conjoint Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of NSW

Craig Hassed

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Clinical Lecturer, Deputy Head of Department, Department of General Practice, Monash University