Next week , October 10 marks World Mental Health Day which aims to create awareness about Mental Health.
What is mental Health?
According to World Health Organisation(WHO) Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.
MOST COMMON TYPES OF MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS:
(A mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life)
(A mental health disorder characterised by feelings of worry, anxiety or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities)
(A disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs).
(A group of thinking and social symptoms that interferes with daily functioning.
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
(A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness).
(A group of thinking and social symptoms that interferes with daily functioning).
- Obsessive compulsive disorder
(Excessive thoughts (obsessions) that lead to repetitive behaviours (compulsions).
- Post traumatic stress disorder
(A disorder characterised by failure to recover after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.
SOURCE: WHO(World Health Organisation)
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