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What is mental health?


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June 17, 2015 10:55AM

mental health is some thing that you have when you dont have enough self esteem and can ruin your whole life and many others to including familys and friends and every thing else but the most important thing in mental health is that you learn how to control it !
which i hope many people do

a mental health issue is like stress but what causes all this
a list below

  • pressure to perform at work or school
  • money worries
  • family and relationship problems
  • arguments
  • divorce
  • bereavement
  • unemployment
  • moving house
  • threats of physical violence

"Correction" I think ur describing the definition of Mental Illness..

Mental Health means:

Mental health refers to people's cognitive and emotional well-being. A person who enjoys good mental health does not have a mental disorder. According to WHO, mental health is"a state of well-being in which the individual realizes 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".

No matter how many definitions people try to come up with regardingmental health, its assessment is still a subjective one.

People have always found it easier to explain what mental illness is, rather than mental health. Most people agree that mental health refers to the "absence of mental illness". For some, this definition is not enough. They argue that if you pick 100 people who do not suffer from any mental disorder or illness that could be diagnosed by a psychiatrist, some people within those 100 will be mentally healthier than others. Most people also agree that mental health includes the ability to enjoy life, the ability to bounce back from adversity, the ability to achieve balance (moderation), the ability to be flexible and adapt, the ability to feel safe and secure, and self-actualization (making the best of what you have).

  1. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
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