Self reported wellbeing: the role of neuroscience research

Nikolina G Skandali, PhD candidate Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Box 189, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK ns594{at}cam.ac.uk Appleby discusses the importance of health for self reported wellbeing.1 Self reported wellbeing has a two way interaction with health status: it both affects and is affected by physical and mental health.2 Depression and anxiety show a five times higher effect on life satisfaction than from physical conditions, such as stomach and …


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