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men·tal health

emotional, behavioral, and social maturity or normality; the absence of a mental or behavioral disorder; a state of psychological well-being in which one has achieved a satisfactory integration of one's instinctual drives acceptable to both oneself and one's social milieu; an appropriate balance of love, work, and leisure pursuits.

mental health

n.
1.
a. A state of emotional and psychological well-being in which an individual is able to use his or her cognitive and emotional capabilities, function in society, and meet the ordinary demands of everyday life.
b. A person's overall emotional and psychological condition: Since witnessing the accident, his mental health has been poor.
2. A field comprising various professions, such as psychiatry and social work, that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders.

mental health (MH)

a relative state of mind in which a person is able to cope with and adjust to the recurrent stresses of everyday living in an acceptable way.

mental health

A state of well-being in which the individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.

men·tal health

(men'tăl helth)
Emotional, behavioral, and social maturity or normality; the absence of a mental or behavioral disorder; a state of psychological well-being in which the person has achieved a satisfactory integration of instinctual drives acceptable to both self and social milieu; an appropriate balance of love, work, and leisure pursuits.

men·tal health

(men'tăl helth)
Emotional, behavioral, and social maturity or normality; absence of a mental or behavioral disorder; state of psychological well-being in which one has achieved a satisfactory integration of one's instinctual drives acceptable to both oneself and one's social milieu.

mental health,

n a relative state of mind in which a person who is healthy is able to cope with and adjust to the recurrent stresses of everyday living in an acceptable way.
mental health service,
n a group of government, professional, or lay organizations operating at a community, state, national, or international level to aid in the prevention and treatment of mental disorders.

Patient discussion about mental health

Q. Is depression is a mental disease? how do you treat it?

A. I can confirm as a patient being treated for depression that it is mental. Its supposed to be caused by a complicated chemical imbalance in the brain.

Q. Regarding mental illness My mom is suffering from mental illness. As she remains absent minded through out the day, moreover remains silent (talkless), suffering with idiot ideas. Pls advise me how may i resolve this prob. She is sufferring from last 4 years....!!! and now it has increased. We are also under supervision of phycologist but he used to kept her on sleep as alternative. I need yr some corrective suggestion & help. Regards Parth

A. Parth- Dan could be right, there might be another diagnosis for your mother. it sounds like late stages of Parkinson's, but that would be hard to miss due to a very clear first stages.. if Schizophrenia was diagnosed properly - you should know that there are cases of recovery but it's about 15%. so it's not much, but a dual treatment can improve her state. is she taking any medication?

Q. In what ways does bipolar different from mental depression?

A. bipolar disorder is like being on a giant swing that one side is depression and the other is mania. you suffer from depression episodes and mania episodes. mania is an excessive good mood, sounds good but it's not. it''s wearing out you and your close ones. make you buy stuff you don't need and such.

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She returned to her pre-morbid mental state after a week and risperidone was increased to 1 mg/day.
The subjects covered include Signs and Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders, The Psychiatric Interview, History taking and mental state examination, Anxiety disorders, Mood (Affective)Disorders, Schizophrenia and related disorders, Personality Disorders, Alcohol and Drug Dependence, Psychiatry and Medicine, Dissociative (Conversion) and Somatoform disorders, Neuropsychiatry and Old Age psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, IntellectualDisability, Forensic Psychiatry, Perinatal and Psychiatric Disorders specific to Women, Sleep Disorders, Psychosexual Disorders, Eating Disorders, Psychological Methods of Treatment, Drugs and other Physical Treatments and all the chapters have been very well referenced.
But military experience should factor into consideration of a defendant's mental state in capital cases, Kase said.
It is used in these audio descriptions in two main senses: to look at someone or something, and to appear to be in a certain mental state.
These three mental states give rise in both my case and my duplicate's case to a further shared mental state, namely the decision to open an umbrella.
Circle, which is marked in bold line connects average values of mental state in population.
The app analyzes brainwaves as a phone call comes in, and depending on a person's mental state, reroutes a call.
Summary: A jobless man has justified breaking into cars and stealing from them because of his employment and mental state.
Even when the suspect denies committing the crime or claims amnesia for the time of the act, documentation of the defendant's mental state at the time of commission could prove important in subsequent legal proceedings.
We must apply a strategy that will bring us back into a safe mental state, imagine if those strategies were written into our workplace playbook.
For her, the meaning of a term or sentence is not a matter of what a private mental state is about.
Criminal law seems to continue always on its long march, which began at least in the distant reaches of the English common law, toward more particularized and theorized doctrines of mental state.