mental health

Definitions of mental health
  1. noun
    the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment
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    Antonyms:
    mental disease, mental illness, psychopathy
    any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
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    mental balance, mental soundness
    the healthy psychological state of someone with good judgment
    saneness, sanity
    normal or sound powers of mind
    lucidity
    a lucid state of mind; not confused
    rationality, reason, reasonableness
    the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    type of:
    mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state
    (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
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