Introduction - Health skills and own direction
People can do a lot themselves to stay healthy or become (more) healthy. Nevertheless, not everyone succeeds in doing what is necessary for this. That requires certain skills. They are called health skills. These skills are also important as a patient to keep control over your life, even if you have health problems. Own management is also called self-management. We use these words together. This chapter is about health skills and their role in managing their own management.