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Mental wellbeing

NICE Guideline PH16 - Mental wellbeing in over 65s: occupational therapy and physical activity interventions
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

The definition of 'mental wellbeing' used in this guidance follows that developed by NHS Health Scotland as part of their national programme of work on mental health improvement. This definition includes areas such as life satisfaction, optimism, self-esteem, mastery and feeling in control, having a purpose in life, and a sense of belonging and support (NHS Health Scotland 2006).

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