Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

EVIDENCE BASED SUMMARY
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16--19

Salutogenesis: A bona fide guide towards health preservation


Sudip Bhattacharya1, Keerti Bhusan Pradhan2, Md Abu Bashar3, Shailesh Tripathi4, Arulmani Thiyagarajan5, Abhay Srivastava1, Amarjeet Singh6 
1 Department of Community Medicine, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, India
2 Department of Healthcare Management, Faculty Healthcare Management, Chitkara University, Rajpura, Punjab, India
3 Department of Community Medicine, MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, MMDU, Mullana, Haryana, India
4 Directorate of Health Services, Health Administrator, Uttar Pradesh Government, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
5 School of Public Health, Public Health Specialist, SRM University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
6 Department of Community Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sudip Bhattacharya
Dehradun - 248 140, Uttarakhand
India

Preserving health requires a holistic approach involving the component of physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being as stated by World Health Organisation. Salutogenesis concept focuses on the factors responsible for well-being rather than the disease pathogenesis in contrary to pathogenesis concept. This evidence-based summary tries to shed a light on existing concept called salutogenesis which is much required in the current scenario.


How to cite this article:
Bhattacharya S, Pradhan KB, Bashar MA, Tripathi S, Thiyagarajan A, Srivastava A, Singh A. Salutogenesis: A bona fide guide towards health preservation.J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:16-19


How to cite this URL:
Bhattacharya S, Pradhan KB, Bashar MA, Tripathi S, Thiyagarajan A, Srivastava A, Singh A. Salutogenesis: A bona fide guide towards health preservation. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Feb 21 ];9:16-19
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