mental hygiene


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Noun1.mental hygiene - the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methodsmental hygiene - the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
clinical psychology - the branch of psychology concerned with the treatment of abnormal mentation and behavior
Freudian psychology - the psychological theories of Sigmund Freud
Jungian psychology - the psychological theories of Carl Jung
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Angus, who had hitherto maintained hilarious ease from motives of mental hygiene, revealed the strain of his soul by striding abruptly out of the inner room and confronting the new-comer.
Major organization : MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Each year in New York City (NYC), more than 6,000 people end up hospitalized for foodborne illness (New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2014).
Jason Nicholas Assistant Public Defender, Division Supervisor for the Juvenile and Mental Hygiene Divisions Kanawha County Charleston, WV
Led by MdPHA President Margaret Hayes, MS, the meeting included a presentation by Frances Phillips, deputy secretary for health services at Maryland's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, who discussed population health problems in the private and public health system and the need for reform.
Former Research Manager in Campden BRFs Food Hygiene Dept and a specialist in environ mental hygiene and manage ment/control of cross-contamination, Deb, in this dual purpose role, will work close ly with both Vikan and their cus tomers to achieve maximum hygiene control both today and in the future.
Joshua Sharfstein, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will be the keynote speaker on Friday, October 14, 2011 at the Maryland Nurses Association's 108th Annual Convention.
London discussed many issues that I hope will spark debate on this topic, including the lack of prevention or care of emotional problems leading to physical ailments, the preconceived ideas that mental hygiene is only for the severely mentally ill, and the lack of recognition of providers at all levels of our health care system.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will issue a report evaluating the use, effectiveness and impact of the act on or before December 31, 2013.
GKV Architects, an award-winning New York based architecture firm, has recently been selected by Tishman Speyer to work with NYC DCAS/DRES and New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to consolidate the Department's main hub of their agency's office space.
Address for correspondence: Sharon Baiter, Bureau of Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth S, CN 22A, New York, NY 10013, USA; email: sbalter@health.
The new model was tested in conjunction with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which has been among the leading agencies collecting the data necessary to gauge the spread of disease.

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