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mental health


  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.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mental health1

First recorded in 1825–35
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Example Sentences

“We all need to take care of our own mental health,” Darden said.

And research shows that sugar has a sour effect on mental health, too.

For additional information on seasonal depression, head to the National Institute of Mental Health.

Licensing, to be renewed every five years with full background checks and mental health screenings, is the first step.

Though the idea of parsing meaning from hip-hop is new, the link between music and mental health is well-trodden ground.

From these details it is evident that epilepsy is not of necessity associated with impairment of the physical or mental health.

A man cannot enjoy much mental health while he has a sick body.

This abstinence he practised for the sake of mental health; by way, as he said, of "hygiène cérébrale."

In truth, my eight-and-twenty years were pressing upon me rather too heavily for mental health.

If such welcomes were pleasing to his ambition, they must have been trying both to his bodily and his mental health.





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