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Subjective health

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Subjective health refers to how individuals evaluate their own health status. People with subjective poor health are those who perceive themselves as ill.

Source: GreenFacts

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Subjective health complaints are complaints that are not linked to any verifiable organic disease or that are stronger than one would expect from the organic findings. The most common complaints are musculoskeletal pain, gastrointestinal complaints, tiredness, sleep problems, fatigue, and mood changes. These complaints are common in the general population, but for some these complaints reach a level that requires care and assistance

Source: GreenFacts, based on 17th European Health Psychology Conference:  Sensitization, Somatization and Subjective Health Complaints

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