1. Is the fundamental right of every human being. It is the state of integration of the body and mind
  2. Health and illness are highly individualized perception. Meanings and descriptions of health and illness vary among people in relation to geography and to culture.
  3. Health – is the state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. (WHO)
  4. Health – is the ability to maintain the internal milieu. Illness is the result of failure to maintain the internal environment.(Claude Bernard)
  5. Health – is the ability to maintain homeostasis or dynamic equilibrium. Homeostasis is regulated by the negative feedback mechanism.(Walter Cannon)
  6. Health – is being well and using one’s power to the fullest extent. Health is maintained through prevention of diseases via environmental health factors.(Florence Nightingale)
  7. Health – is viewed in terms of the individual’s ability to perform 14 components of nursing care unaided. (Henderson)
  8. Positive Health – symbolizes wellness. It is value term defined by the culture or individual. (Rogers)
  9. Health – is a state of a process of being becoming an integrated and whole as a person.(Roy)
  10. Health – is a state the characterized by soundness or wholeness of developed human structures and of bodily and mental functioning.(Orem)
  11. Health– is a dynamic state in the life cycle; illness is interference in the life cycle. (King)
  12. Wellness – is the condition in which all parts and subparts of an individual are in harmony with the whole system. (Neuman)
  13. Health – is an elusive, dynamic state influenced by biologic, psychologic, and social factors. Health is reflected by the organization, interaction, interdependence and integration of the subsystems of the behavioral system.(Johnson)