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mental health

noun
1.
psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life.
2.
the field of medicine concerned with the maintenance or achievement of such well-being and adjustment.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • At this juncture, my strongly held opinion is that there is no useful distinction between mental-physical, medical-mental health.
  • As with all hallucinogenic substances, there can be some risk to your mental health.
  • In civilian life, he had gone through periods of unstable mental health.
  • Your doctor may refer you to a mental health care provider.
  • During the campaign he said prosecutors should undergo checks on their mental health.
  • Violent unrest wreaks havoc on mental health, provoking nightmares, altering behaviour and causing lasting illness.
  • The urbanites' general mental health did not differ from that of their provincial counterparts.
  • Politicians should concentrate on maximising the mental health of their voters, rather than the size of their pay cheques.
  • And across individuals it varies with family structure, work status, physical health and mental health.
  • You'd have to be naive indeed to answer yes to any of the eight questions about your criminal background and mental health.

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