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mental

1
1. affected by mental illness
2. concerned with care for persons with mental illness
3. Slang insane

mental

2
Anatomy of or relating to the chin

mental

[′men·təl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the chin. Also known as genial.
(psychology)
Pertaining to the mind, psyche, or inner self.
Pertaining to the intellectual or cognitive functions.
Imaginary or unreal, as when a pain is said to be purely mental.
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The earnings of people with serious mental disorders in their youth were quite low and did not improve later.
As a matter of fact, Individuals with mental illness in Nigeria most especially continue to receive harsh stigmatization, resulting in decreased life opportunities and a loss of independent functioning over and above the impairments related to mental disorders themselves.
Alcohol and substance abuse, she said, are key risk factors, alongside mental disorders like bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and personality disorders.
Keywords: Common mental disorders, Primary care physicians, Integration of mental health.
"With our dataset, we show that the risk of developing a mental disorder decreases incrementally the longer you have been surrounded by green space from birth and up to the age of 10.
Results of the discrete-time proportional hazard models for maternal mental disorders predicting offspring mental health service use after first onset of any mental disorder are presented in Table 3, with hazard ratios ranging between 1.39 and 2.17 after correction for multiple testing.
Based on basic health research, in 2013, the prevalence of national severe mental disorders was 1.7 million, which showed that there were still many mental disorders in Indonesia.
Over the upward trend, noted psychiatrist, Dr Arshad Hussain, a Professor at IMHANS said in most of the young patients' substance abuse is a major cause for mental disorders.
However, most mental disorder cases remain unattended.
Its goal is attainment of the highest standard of mental health.MENTAL DISORDERSThere are effective strategies for preventing mental disorders.
Determining the type of mental disorder using a psychological test was not necessary because of the medical diagnosis provided a sufficiently precise diagnostic rate of the type of mental disorder to be employed in the study.
People not only in rural areas but urban centres as well often fail to recognise that they are suffering from a mental disorder or have a history of depression that might push them to the extent of committing suicide.