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 […]
- Mental image
mental image n. A mental picture of something not real or present that is produced by the memory or the imagination.
- Mental impairment
noun 1. (law) (in England, according to the Mental Health Act 1983) a state of arrested or incomplete development of mind, which includes significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning and is associated with abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct