Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of mental illness. It is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment". Mental health is "emotional, behavioral, and social maturity or normality; the absence of a mental or behavioral disorder; a state of psychological well-being in which one has achieved a satisfactory integration of one's instinctual drives acceptable to both oneself and one's social milieu; an appropriate balance of love, work, and leisure pursuits.

According to WHO (World Health Organization), mental health is "a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community". WHO stresses that mental health "is not just the absence of mental disorder".

  • Mental health and illness
  • Mental health and rehabilitation
  • Mental disorders
  • Psychiatric mental health nursing
  • Child and pediatric nursing
  • Psychosis and psychiatric disorders
  • Mental health education and training
  • Adult nursing
  • Geriatric mental health nursing
  • Forensic psychiatric nursing
  • Ethical and legal issues in nursing

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