psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life.
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.
noun 1. any of the various forms of psychosis or severe neurosis. noun 1. any of various disorders in which a person’s thoughts, emotions, or behaviour are so abnormal as to cause suffering to himself, herself, or other people mental illness n. Any of various disorders characterized chiefly by abnormal behavior or an inability to […]