NCDs – a Positive Psychology Approach to Coping
Timothy Sharp

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“If you’ve picked up this book and/or begun reading this chapter (which you obviously have or else you wouldn’t be hearing these words in your head!) then you probably already know what a noncommunicable disease is because you either have one yourself or you know someone else who does (and you may also be helping to care for that person).

But, so as to avoid any confusion, and just to make sure that we’re all ‘on the same page’ here, a noncommunicable disease (henceforth to be referred to as a NCD) can be defined as a medical condition that is not infectious or transmissible among people …”