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Karen Wistoft

A distinction of two discourses concerning wellbeing

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The article concerns the current discourses concerning well-being with the point that it is important to make a distinction between a healthcare oriented discourse and a learning oriented discourse. The former defines wellbeing in negative terms and looks at causally oriented aspects of wellbeing and behavioral mental health interventions, while the latter defines wellbeing in positive terms with a focus on wellbeing as the result of learning and with pedagogical interventions that only indirectly can support the individual’s learning activity. The former sees wellbeing as the result of a “wellbeing cure”, while the latter sees wellbeing as the result of wellbeing learning processes.
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftMOJ Public health
Vol/bind6
Tidsskriftsnummer2
Antal sider3
ISSN2379-6383
StatusUdgivet - 15 aug. 2017

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    Forskningsområder

  • Wellbeing, Discourses , Public Health, Learning

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