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mental health

[′men·təl ′helth]
(psychology)
A relatively enduring state of being in which an individual has effected an integration of his instinctual drives in a way that is reasonably satisfying to himself as reflected in his zest for living and his feeling of self-realization.
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Her mental state deteriorated suddenly again on 14 March 2014, about 3 weeks after the first episode.
HRCP believes that the circumstances warrant an immediate and transparent inquiry into how Dr Hussain reached his current deplorable mental state and to make sure that effective safeguards are introduced to ensure compliance with Pakistan's obligations under the UNCAT Statement said.
The students were also encouraged to develop expertise assessing the mental state of patients.
Additionally, his mental state needs to be re-examined and the medical report re-issued," he added.
His mental state related to service is not available.
BEIRUT: The attorney of Tarek Yateem, who is suspected of brutally stabbing and killing a man after a road rage incident in Beirut, requested Friday that a court-appointed doctor examine her client's mental state, the National News Agency reported.
1) In eight instances in A, "smiles" was followed by an adverb that seems to give more insight into a character's mental state than "smiles" alone; in B there were two instances.
That is, according to most versions of functionalism, a mental state of any given type (e.
Gomez's recent activities might be a cause of concern for her family and friends as she was in a similar mental state before checking into a rehab facility earlier this year.
Jamie's interjected "letters unsent," directed to Rachel, give insight into his mental state but sometimes distract from the main narrative, which is Rachel's.
There are several other excellent free informational videos and screening tools online to gauge mental states, and there are many free versions of the test on the Internet.
Mental state can be described in its overall, integrated structure using the proportional representation of each component.