health problem


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Noun1.health problem - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without painhealth problem - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
pathological state - a physical condition that is caused by disease
dyscrasia - an abnormal or physiologically unbalanced state of the body
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
invalidism - chronic ill health
biliousness - gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gall bladder
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
affliction - a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
unfitness, softness - poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
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Here are five common falsehoods: 1 Mental health problems are not common FACTS: 1 in 4 people in the UK experience a mental health problem each year.
2Children 2 Children don't suffer mental health problems FACTS: One in 10 children up to the age of 15 has a mental health problem.
From April, people needing treatment for a mental health problem will be able to choose where they get their care.
More than one out of five Americans has a health problem that prevents them from doing the same things as others their age.
Survey results show that 77 percent of people with a mental health problem actively tell their partners about their mental health, and only 5 percent of those people said their partners broke up with them when they heard about their condition.
This comes as new research has shown that only one in four people[1] who have experienced a mental health problem have received a get well card during their illness, even though 80% say that a card would be a good way for others to let them know they are thinking of them.
We did find that as children got older, the likelihood that they would experience a mental health problem decreased, perhaps indicating that as children get older they are better able to adjust to their asthma without experiencing psychological difficulties," Dr Robinson said.
Evidence suggests at least 30% of all people with a long-term condition have a mental health problem.
One in four of Scots will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives and around three quarters of us know someone with a mental health problem.
To measure whether there is an association between food insufficiency and health problem indicators, we carried out logistic regressions for the whole sample with health outcomes as dependent variables.
One in four people will be affected by a mental health problem at some stage.

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