According to world health Organization (WHO) mental health includes “an individual’s well-being, perceived self-efficacy, autonomy, competence, inter-generational dependence, and self-actualization of one's intellectual and emotional potential, among others. Furthermore, the well-being of an individual is encompassed in the realization of their abilities, coping mechanism with normal stresses of life, productive work and positive contribution to the community and its environs.
The geographical, psychosocial and Cultural differences, religious considerations,
Subjective assessments/examination, and vast competing professional theories in human health all affect how one defines "mental health".
Mental health is an attribute for the well-being of an individual at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood to elderly.
Over the course of your life, one might encounter mental disorder or problems that alter personal psychosocial functioning, affecting self-wellbeing in comprehension and thinking capabilities, low self-esteem, mood, attitude and behavioral changes,
A mental disorder, is also referred to as mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is defined as a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning. Behavioral features may be persistent, degenerating and remitting, or occur as a single episode or frequently. Many disorders are described, with signs and symptoms that vary widely between specific disorders. These disorders may be diagnosed by a mental health professional.
The causes of mental health disorders or illness are often unclear. Mental disorders are usually patient-based defined by a combination of how one behaves, feels, comprehends, or thinks. Also this may be associated with particular regions or functions of the brain. For a diagnosis to be made Cultural and religious beliefs, including the social norms, should be put into consideration.
Factors contributing to mental health problems, include: -
Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry
Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse
Family history of mental health problems
Mental health problems are common but help is available. People with mental health problems can get better and many recover completely.
Seek for help and
consultancy from your Doctor!!