social and economic value


by G Yiangou
Yiangou, G. Valuing self-care. SelfCare 2011;2(2):41-54

Self-care includes actions and measures individuals take to improve their health and well-being, prevent and decrease the likelihood of disease, and to restore health after illness or injury. Different methods are used in order to identify the nature and extent of the impact of self-care on different stakeholders and to inform and guide the design of health policy