from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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.
- n. A branch of medicine that deals with the achievement and maintenance of psychological well-being.
- n. A person's overall emotional and psychological condition: Since witnessing the accident, his mental health has been poor.
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- n. 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.
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- n. the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment
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“I continue to have some skepticism about the immediate role of the mental health professional in the acute drama, other than his or her role as a good citizen,” Wessely wrote.
Of the 104 adoptions of innovations by mental health agencies that were studied in California, re-invention occurred somewhat more often (in 55 cases) that did unchanged adoption (in 49 cases) (Larsen and Agarwala-Rogers, 1977).
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What continuing-education courses or panels or workshops have you taken in the area of child growth and development and childhood and adult mental health issues?
Curanderos traditional practitioners of mental health are widely found throughout Latin America and the American Southwest.
“Animal-assisted therapy by definition includes a mental health professional who has developed a treatment plan and an animal that assists in the therapy.”
The cover article was on the politics of mental health financing—lots of talk about HMOs, PPOs, PROs, and DRGs.
In 1974, the AARP launched the Widowed Persons Service, and the Community Mental Health Act of 1976 mandated that mental health centers receiving federal funds develop widow-to-widow programs as part of their education efforts.
Another custody issue, relinquishments, is an unfortunate byproduct of a failing mental health system.
This group—Psycorp—contracts for mental health services in medium-sized communities.