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Those who use LINE are mentally healthy, those who use Twitter are ... Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatrics and Longevity Medical Center Research Institute

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Therefore, the research group conducted a resident survey by mail to 2 randomly selected people living in Tokyo, and used LINE, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram frequently and their mental health (well-being <mental]. Satisfaction / Happiness: Surveyed with WHO-1,300 questionnaire>, worries / depressive tendency <Surveyed with K5 questionnaire>, measured isolation).

The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Health and Longevity Medical Center is a research group of Ryota Sakurai and Yoshinori Fujiwara, Research Director of the Institute on March 3th. → Continue reading

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Health condition


Well-being(British: Well being,British: wellbeing,British: wellness, Wellness) is an individual or groupCondition (condition)It is a concept that refers to.When the well-being is at a high level, the condition isgoodMeans thatWell-being is "good" or "good condition", but it is not always good.

the term

Well-beingMedical,Nurse,HealthAlthough it frequently appears in the field, there are many cases in which words such as "happiness," "welfare," and "safety" are used in official documents.


Definitions by Huseyin Naci, PhD and John PA Ioannidis, MD, DSc[1]: Direct translation:

Wellness refers to various aspects of well-being that extend beyond the traditional definition of health, physically, mentally, and socially, and interrelated.It also includes activities and choices aimed at achieving physical vitality, mental peace, social satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment, and a sense of personal fulfillment.[2][3][4]
Wellness refers to diverse and interconnected dimensions of physical, mental, and social well-being that extend beyond the traditional definition of health. It includes choices and activities aimed at achieving physical vitality, mental alacrity, social satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment, and personal fulfillment.[2][3][4]

back ground

1948 yearswho (WHO) Translated directly into the Constitution:

"Health refers to all well-being situations, physical, mental and social, and does not simply mean that you are not ill or ill."
“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”[5]

There is one sentence, and since "well-being" was an uncommon English expression at that time, well-being and wellness in Europe and the United States are "new" health "not only physical but also mental and social. Was used as a word to mean, and was widely known in the subsequent health boom.[5].


New "health" concept

It may mean "health not only physically but also mentally and socially" as defined by WHO.The context of using well-being instead of normal health often refers to WHO-defined "health."

"Physical, mental and social good condition"

The WHO wording states that "health is the state of well-being in all aspects of the body, mind, and society," and does not mention the good or bad of the situation, but the well is "good" and being. Is often interpreted as "being" and used in the following meanings.

"Well-being" is a concept that means being in good physical, mental and social condition, and is often translated as "happiness." In the draft of the 1946 World Health Organization (WHO) Constitution, "Health does not mean that you are not ill or weak, but that you are physically, mentally, and socially all. Is in a well-being state (Japan WHO Association: translation) ”.[6]


The wording of WHO indicates the diversity of well-being (goodness), and the expression "social well-being (goodness) is low" andAnother pageYou can also see the expression of "fulfillment" in life.

Free translation

Translations such as "happiness," "welfare," and "safety" do not accurately reflect the well-being vocabulary.


Updated in 2017Geneva Declaration"so,

Patient healthWell-beingShould be considered first. THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF MY PATIENT will be my first consideration;

Was added.

Wellness (alternative medicine)

"Pseudo-scientific" that is different from the medical / health science "wellness" and the original "wellness / well-being"Wellness (alternative medicine)It is.

Wellness was "rediscovered" in California in the 1970s by a "natural" health orientation influenced by hippie culture.John TravisThere are Masamichi people, mainly Mr., and followers.[5]..This "wellness" is "Alternative medicineIs a fieldPseudo scienceThere are targets and criticisms.Wellness (alternative medicine)

"Medical scienceTypicalWellness"Is different from" wellness well-being, which is commonly used in specific fields in scientific research fields such as psychology. "

How to get 

American in 2014National Health Service (NHS) isMentalThe following 5 methods are recommended as methods for acquiring well-being.[7].

  1. To connect with the community and family.
  2. Physical exerciseTo do.It's like having fun and becoming a part of your life.
  3. Learning to acquire skills.It can be from cooking, musical instruments, bicycle repair, etc.
  4. Give to others.You can start with small things like words and smiles.
  5. Pay attention to this moment now (Mindfulness).

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  1. ^ Naci, Huseyin; Ioannidis, John PA (2015-07-14). “Evaluation of Wellness Determinants and Interventions by Citizen Scientists”. JAMA 314 (2): 121–122. two:10.1001 / jama.2015.6160. ISSN 1538-3598. PMID 26068643. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26068643. 
  2. ^ a b Huseyin Naci; John PA Ioannidis (June 11, 2015). “Evaluation of Wellness Determinants and Interventions by Citizen Scientists”. JAMA 314 (2): 121–2. two:10.1001 / jama.2015.6160. PMID 26068643. 
  3. ^ a b Scott Barry Kaufman sees well-being as influenced by happiness and meaning.
  4. ^ a b Kaufman, Scott Barry. “The Differences between Happiness and Meaning in Life" (English). Scientific American Blog Network. 2019/5/28Browse.
  5. ^ a b c Zimmer, Ben (April 2010, 4). “Wellness” (English). The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. https://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/magazine/18FOB-onlanguage-t.html 2019/5/28Browse. 
  6. ^ "What is "well-being"? -"Japanese Human Resources Department"”(Japanese). jinjibu.jp. 2019/5/28Browse.
  7. ^ "Five steps to mental wellbeing". National Health Service. 2018/11/20Browse.


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