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