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a. A state of emotional and psychological well-being in which an individual is able to use his or her cognitive and emotional capabilities, function in society, and meet the ordinary demands of everyday life.
b. A person's overall emotional and psychological condition: Since witnessing the accident, his mental health has been poor.
2. A field comprising various professions, such as psychiatry and social work, that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders.
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psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life.
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|Noun||1.||mental health - the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment|
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
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