Definition of mental health in English:

mental health

noun

mass noun
  • A person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.

    ‘all this pressure seems to be affecting his mental health’
    as modifier ‘mental health issues’
    • ‘This is a film which I feel is a must-see for anyone with even a passing interest in issues within the realm of mental health.’
    • ‘After Jorge moves her out of his mother's house to the little house by the sea, Celia regains her mental health.’
    • ‘As the fourth season begins we're left wondering what has happened to Lisa and watching, frustrated, as Nate's mental health begins to crumble.’
    • ‘Like a zealot who demands a public flagellation to expiate his sin, Martin's thirst for punishment grows until his mental health is in doubt.’
    • ‘I am very interested in issues of mental health, the thin line between wellness and illness, normal and different.’
    • ‘Ludwig is also a doctor who specializes in the area of mental health.’
    • ‘The victim of deteriorating mental health in his later life, he died in a mental hospital.’
    • ‘We watch as David's mental health crumbles.’
    • ‘Our understanding and acceptance of mental health issues is much more limited than our knowledge and acceptance of physical health issues.’
    • ‘One trouble with mainstream mental health therapy is that insurance companies require a diagnosis.’
    • ‘His own mental health was unstable: his first breakdown occurred at the age of 26 and he was hospitalised on several occasions.’
    • ‘Having good mental health and deep pockets helps in this business.’
    • ‘The marriage was not happy; she suffered from nervous illnesses, and her husband's mental health declined in later years.’
    • ‘By the time the mental health system was done with her she was an irretrievably damaged schizophrenic.’
    • ‘As well as providing 375 acute care beds, the new hospital operates a regional cancer centre, a mental health unit and maternity and paediatric departments.’