A 44-year-old member asked:
What is the medical definition of mental health?
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Absence of disorder: Mental health is largely defined using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), which identifies the known ways that mental health can be compromised. If your problems do not cause significant distress or impairment, you are seen as relatively mentally healthy. Of course, these terms are quite subjective, so specific symptoms and thresholds are listed in the DSM.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Do mental health professionals attend medical school?
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Psychiatry 33 years experience
Med. school: Being one, I attended medical school, then residency training program, then fellowship to specialize in Psychiatry.
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