to world health Organization (WHO) mental health includes “an individual’s
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.
geographical, psychosocial and Cultural differences, religious considerations,
Subjective assessments/examination, and vast
competing professional theories in human health all affect how one defines
health is an attribute for the well-being of an individual at every stage of
life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood to elderly.
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
A mental disorder, is
also referred to as mental illness
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.
contributing to mental health problems, include: -
factors, such as genes or brain chemistry
experiences, such as trauma or abuse
history of mental health problems
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!!