from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun 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.
- noun A person's overall emotional and psychological condition.
- noun A field comprising various professions, such as psychiatry and social work, that deals with the promotion of mental and psychological well-being and the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of mental disorders.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun One's
emotional well-being, especially with reference to one's outlookon life, abilityto cope with stressor the absenceof a mental disorder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
New comments are temporarily disabled while we update our database.