Definition of Mental health

1. Noun. The psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment.

Definition of Mental health

1. Noun. One's emotional well-being, especially with reference to one's outlook on life, ability to cope with stress or the absence of a mental disorder. ¹

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Medical Definition of Mental health

1. The state wherein the person is well adjusted. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Health

mental confusion
mental defectiveness
mental deficiency
mental disease
mental disorder
mental disorders
mental disorders diagnosed in childhood
mental disturbance
mental energy
mental exhaustion
mental faculty
mental fatigue
mental foramen
mental gymnastics
mental healing
mental health (current term)
mental health services
mental home
mental hospital
mental hospitals
mental hygiene
mental illness
mental illnesses
mental image
mental imagery
mental impairment
mental impression
mental institution
mental institutions

Literary usage of Mental health

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Chapter 3—mental health And Addiction Treatment Systems: Philosophical and Treatment Approach Issues Introduction For people with dual disorders, ..."

2. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"Measuring need for mental health services in a general population. Med Care 1985 Sep; 23(9):1033-1044 services for Mexican Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1921)
"C. mental health CLINICS H. Douglas Singer, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, ... mental health must be the most important factor both for the welfare of the ..."

4. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"Adolescent mental health Scales This section of the report focuses on the prevalence of self-reported psychosocial problems such as anxiety, ..."

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