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One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.
Polly Toynbee

Meaning of "the worried well" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE WORRIED WELL

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE WORRIED WELL

the Wilderness
the willies
the Windies
the Windy City
the wire
the Wirral
the Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach
the witching hour
the Wolds
the woman
the wop-wops
the word
the works
The World
the worse for wear
the worst
the Wrekin
the Writings
the wrong side of the tracks
the wrong track

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE WORRIED WELL

all very well
artesian well
as well
Caldwell
carbon well
development well
dwell
farewell
gas well
just as well
Lowell
maxwell
oil well
Orwell
potential well
Powell
Rockwell
well
wishing well
worried well

Synonyms and antonyms of the worried well in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «the worried well» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE WORRIED WELL

Find out the translation of the worried well to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the worried well from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the worried well» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

忧心忡忡的好
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el pozo preocupado
570 millions of speakers

English

the worried well
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिंतित अच्छी तरह से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البئر قلق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

беспокоит также
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o bem preocupado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চিন্তিত ভাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le bien inquiet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yang bimbang dengan baik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die Sorgen und
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

心配してよく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

걱정 도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sing kuwatir banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giếng lo lắng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவலையில்லை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काळजीत चांगले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Endişeli iyi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il pozzo preoccupato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

martwi się dobrze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

турбує також
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fântână îngrijorat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η ανησυχούν και
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Die bekommerde goed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

den oroliga väl
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bekymret godt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the worried well

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE WORRIED WELL»

The term «the worried well» is used very little and occupies the 166.578 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE WORRIED WELL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the worried well

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QUOTES WITH «THE WORRIED WELL»

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Polly Toynbee
One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE WORRIED WELL»

Discover the use of the worried well in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the worried well and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Worried Well: The Depression Epidemic and the ...
Why, she wonders, do well over a million Australians now take antidepressant drugs? This is a fresh, frank and independent look at the depression culture and the move to medicalise sadness.
Gail Bell, 2005
2
Counselling Skills for Health Professionals
In summary of the issues involved in HIV/AIDS counselling, Sketchley (1989) suggests that counselling people with AIDS involves three domains: • educational issues; • advice; • psychosocial issues. The worried well This is not a particularly ...
Philip Burnard, 2005
3
Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical ...
Because of the widespread and intense fear of radiation in the public, it is likely that in many instances the "worried well," or the uncontaminated and uninjured population insistent upon treatment that the medical provider will directly encounter ...
Daniel C. Keyes, 2005
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Proceedings of the 5th Rocky Mountain Region Disaster Mental ...
3 In addition to recognition of the “worried well” phenomenon, civil defense and medical professionals took note of public communication difficulties, operational logistics problems such as transportation and surge capacity, and secondary ...
George W. Doherty, 2007
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Theory and Practice of HIV Counselling: A Systemic Approach
INTRODUCTION. The impact of HIV infection on the population at large has always been difficult to measure, but the problems of the 'worried well' constitute an intractable worn about HIV infection which can become incapacitating for the ...
Robert Bor, Riva Miller, Eleanor Goldman, 1992
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CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events: Planning ...
DEALING WITH THE “WORRIED WELL" CBRN/HAZMAT incidents are likely to have a psychological component. Medical plans must address the likely appearance of “worried well” in many scenarios. While the exact definitions vary, the term ...
Dan Kaszeta, 2012
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100 Questions & Answers about HIV and AIDS
I don't want to come down too hard on the "Worried Well" — people who are convinced they have HIV infection despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary . After all, I'm hoping they'll buy so many copies of this book that we'll have to print  ...
Joel E. Gallant, 2009
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Psychiatry in the New Millennium
A concept that has been often used to illustrate the bottomless pit of mental health services is that of the "worried well." These are individuals who are considered by many to be well-functioning — that is, normal — individuals who cannot be ...
Sidney H. Weissman, Melvin Sabshin, Harold Eist, 1999
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The Worried Well Response to Cbrn Events: Analysis and Solutions
: USAF Counterproliferation Center, Air University, [2007] OCLC Number: (OCoLC)271205592 Subject: Terrorism -- Health aspects -- United States. Excerpt: ... The " Worried Well " Response to CBRN Events... 7 worried well.
U.S. Government, 2011
10
Health and the Rhetoric of Medicine
The "worried well" designation itself is, however, problematically post hoc. Physician Eric Cassell writes: Here are two people with persistent headache who come to a doctor; both are worried because they never had such a headache before.
Judy Z. Segal, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE WORRIED WELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the worried well is used in the context of the following news items.
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GPs told to stop doling out needless drugs to the worried well
An “epidemic of misinformation” has led to unnecessary consultations and endless prescriptions being written for the worried well, experts say. The situation is ... «Express.co.uk, May 15»
2
Do health apps benefit the worried well?
But the apps won't necessarily do healthy consumers any good, according to a ... could even cause harm by stoking unneeded anxiety among the worried well. «Irish Times, Apr 15»
3
Millennial Mindset: The Worried Well
NEW YORK, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult millennials, the coveted 18 to 32-year-old demographic, highly value happiness. However -- according to a ... «PR Newswire, Oct 14»
4
Ebola concerns send 'worried well' to Ohio hospitals
COLUMBUS: Emergency rooms are starting to see patients that doctors are calling “the worried well” showing up with flu-like symptoms that have them ... «Akron Beacon Journal, Oct 14»
5
Stop Freaking Out and Eat Some Damn Gluten
He calls them “the worried well.” “The lifestyle for people who are avoiding gluten and wheat is almost on a par with cutting down on fat, or avoiding red meat, etc ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Apr 14»
6
'Worried well' just feel worse if they catch cyberchondria
But hypochondria among the worried well has reached new levels, psychologists are warning. Growing use of the internet has led to what they have termed ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 13»
7
The Worried Well and How We're Asking for It
Here's the problem, we -- the "worried well" -- eat this propaganda up with such voraciousness, that we have literally created an industry to maintain the feeding ... «Huffington Post, Sep 13»
8
The Dance of the Worried Well
They are the Worried Well: the people who are completely well, but hope that I can prevent them from becoming sick. Many will come with stories of trips gone ... «WebMD, Dec 12»
9
Why GPs should never dismiss the worried well
Last week, a group called the Self-Care Campaign, made up of GPs and other health professionals, launched an appeal for the Worried Well to leave their GPs ... «Daily Mail, Mar 10»
10
NHS 'wasting millions on treating the worried well'
The NHS is spending too much money on treating the 'worried well' rather than ... is being systematically diverted away from the sick and towards the well.'. «Daily Mail, Mar 10»

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