the healing of a physical ailment or disorder by mental concentration or suggestion.
the healing of a disorder by mental concentration or suggestion
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.
- Mental health day
noun a day taken off work or school to rest or recover, esp. from stress Word Origin 1978 Usage Note informal
- Mental home
noun 1. a home, hospital, or institution for people who are mentally ill
- Mental hygiene
mental hygiene n. The branch of psychiatry that deals with the science and practice of maintaining and restoring mental health, and of preventing mental disorder through education, early treatment, and public health measures.