The challenge of defining wellbeing

Dodge R., Daly A.P., Huyton J., et al.
Submitted: August, 2012

Reviews history of well-being definitions and suggest new multi-faceted definition: Stable wellbeing is when individuals have the psychological, social and physical resources they need to meet a particular psychological, social and/or physical challenge. When individuals have more challenges than resources, the see-saw dips, along with their wellbeing, and vice-versa.

Resource Type:
  • Issue Briefs/Reports
  • Burnout, Well-being, & Professionalism