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Introduction McHugh and Vallis (1986) suggest that perhaps instead of categorizing behavior as healthrelated, illness-related, or sick-role–related that it makes more sense to look at illness behavior on a continuum. By doing this, the term illness behavior can be broadly defined, and this characterization is more helpful, because the distinction between health and illness behaviors is arbitrary at times (p. 8). A more current definition of illness behavior suggests that illness behavior “includes all of the individual’s life which stems from the experience of illness, including changes in functioning and activity, and uptake of health services and other welfare benefits” (Wainwright, 2008, p.
The United States’ investment in technology has surely influenced health expenditure costs; however, Anderson and Squires contend that there is a gap between the investment in technically advanced equipment and procedures and what services are delivered in return. Either these health services are less effectively implemented or come at a higher price. INTERVENTIONS Chronic disease is an issue that is all encompassing, such that interventions from many sources will be needed to make a difference.
Preparing a health care workforce for the 21st century: The challenge of chronic conditions. Geneva, Switzerland: Author. CHAPTER 2 The Illness Experience Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obligated, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place. —Susan Sontag, Illness as Metaphor, 1988, p.