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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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Ms Harris said: "Evidence shows that being taught about emotional health can reduce specific mental health problems and help with communication skills, social skills, cooperation, resilience, a sense of optimism, empathy, a positive and realistic self-concept and problemsolving skills.
If one shows any of the following symptomsfeeling anger, despair, hopelessness and helplessness; sleeping and concentration problems interfering with one's work and daily life; a consuming desire to "get even"; substance abuse; negative or destructive thoughts toward oneself or othersblame it on a poor emotional health that should be promptly addressed.
Learn to Laugh - Laughter is a great way to keep up emotional health during and throughout a situation.
Some of the less-traditional well-being risks also affected productivity, including poor emotional health, poor supervisor relationship, not using one's strengths on the job, and working for a company that was unsupportive of well-being.
On a similar note, though, the poll notes that Hawaiian residents were most likely to experience daily enjoyment and least likely to have daily worry or stress, which contributed to their high emotional health, the survey notes.
Studies also reveal that working women may also have better physical health, higher self-esteem, and increased emotional health.
Red flags have been raised by findings from the American Psychological Association concerning the long-term impact that chronic stress could have on our physical and emotional health, as an APA survey shows that Americans appear to be caught in a vicious cycle where they manage stress in unhealthy ways, while lack of willpower and time constraints impede their ability to make lifestyle or behavioral changes.
I'm really excited about building on the emotional part of this program as often teenage emotional health is a little bit overlooked.
THE ADAGE THAT THE GRASS IS GREENER on the other side could resonate with this year's freshman class, who rated their emotional health in comparison to their peers' at the lowest level in 25 years, according to results published by the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA from its 2010 Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) freshman survey.
To have emotional health and wellbeing is a condition to which we all aspire.
Going beyond abuse prevention, this book will help ensure comprehensive healthy development of young children and set the stage for lifelong physical, developmental, and emotional health.
But that's just one of the serious emotional health issues addressed by this new documentary series.