Letters Wellbeing and being well

Self reported wellbeing: the role of neuroscience research

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4969 (Published 20 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4969
  1. Nikolina G Skandali, PhD candidate
  1. Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Box 189, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
  1. ns594{at}cam.ac.uk

Appleby discusses the importance of health for self reported wellbeing.1 Self reported wellbeing has a two way interaction with health status: it both affects and is affected by physical and mental health.2 Depression and anxiety show a five times higher effect on life satisfaction than from physical conditions, such as stomach and …

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