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mental health

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Definition of mental health in English:

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
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • His own mental health was unstable: his first breakdown occurred at the age of 26 and he was hospitalised on several occasions.

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