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What's the importance of mental hygiene?

What's the importance of mental hygiene?

Huge: Mental hygiene covers all those practices helping us to have good physical and mental health. Therefore, things like structuring the day so that is not too overwhelming, journaling, sleeping adequately etc, can be considered both preventive and curative measures ...Read more

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What is the importance of mental hygiene?

What is the importance of mental hygiene?

Mental Hygiene: "mental hygiene" is the historical precursor to modern movements promoting mental health. Dr. Isaac ray (one of the founders of the american psychiatric association) defined mental hygiene as "an art to preserve the mind against incidents and influences which would inhibit or destroy its energy, quality or development." it's aimed at maintaining positive mental health, and preventing disorders. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the importance of mental hygiene?

It helps to: Maintain balance in your life. We all need spiritual, physical and emotional balance. ...Read more

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What is mental hygiene?

What is mental hygiene?

Wellness: Mental hygiene is doing exercises and behaviors that help you maintain your sense of well being and serenity, and reduce negative emotions and psychiatric sx. These can be things like a healthy diet, exercise, mindfulness, and having enough sleep. ...Read more

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What is mental hygiene"?

What is mental hygiene"?

Mental Hygiene: Mental hygiene is the study of the development of healthy mental and emotional habits, attitudes, and behavior and the prevention of mental illness. Another is: the branch of psychiatry that deals with the science and practice of maintaining and restoring mental health, and of preventing mental disorder through education, early treatment, and public health measures. It's best to start early! ...Read more

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What is a mental hygiene issue?

What is a mental hygiene issue?

A practice: Here's a reference on the history of the term, "mental hygiene":

http://www. Jhsph. Edu/departments/mental-health/about/origins. Html

mental hygiene is the set of practices conducive to the preservation of mental health. Those practices have changed over the years, but taking care of physical health, meditation, socializing, taking time for gratitude, etc. Might all be mental hygiene practices. ...Read more

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Can someone explain what is "mental hygiene"?

Can someone explain what is "mental hygiene"?

Mental Hygiene: Mental hygiene is the study of the development of healthy mental and emotional habits, attitudes, and behavior and the prevention of mental illness. Another is: the branch of psychiatry that deals with the science and practice of maintaining and restoring mental health, and of preventing mental disorder through education, early treatment, and public health measures. It's best to start early! ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a mental hygiene warrant?

Could you explain what is a mental hygiene warrant?

Warrant: In general this term refers to authorization for law enforcement to take a person into custody because there is reason to believe he/she is a danger to self/others or otherwise requires immediate mental health attention. Typically it involves an order for a doctor to examine that person (often a psychiatrist). I saw 'in general' because these vary according to region regarding specifics. ...Read more

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Could you please give me some information about mental hygiene or introduce sites which are in persian?

Could you please give me some information about mental hygiene or introduce sites which are in persian?

Two resources: I found one -- the iranian mental health research network: http://www. Mhrn. Net/ unfortunately I cannot read the language, but perhaps it's a start that could lead you to additional helpful information at least. I also found a document about mental disorders in persian: http://www. Heretohelp. Bc.Ca/sites/default/files/farsi_primer. Pdf. ...Read more

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Can my dad put a mental hygiene warrant on my sister?

Can my dad put a mental hygiene warrant on my sister?

Legal issue: Each state has its own laws relating to mental disorder and civil commitment procedures. For example, in kings county (brooklyn), the process is described at http://newyorkcity. Ny.Networkofcare. Org/mh/services/agency. Aspx? Pid=kingscountybrooklynmentalhygienewarrantprocedure_754_2_0. The procedure allows family members to assist an at-risk loved one with severe psychiatric symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my dad put a mental hygiene warrant on my sister?

Probable cause?: The criteria, evidence, and basis for probable cause can vary according to locality/region. In general if a reliable and trusted person believes that another is in imminent danger of serious harm to self or others to include death a warrant could be issued for law enforcement to take that person to a doctor for evaluation. The goal is to protect the person or the public and not done haphazardly. ...Read more

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Mental hygiene warrant for 16 yr old brother in wv.?

Mental hygiene warrant for 16 yr old brother in wv.?

Sorry, don't get it: I'm afraid your question makes no sense. Please ask again in a clear manner. ...Read more

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What is relationship between mental health and mental hygiene?

What is relationship between mental health and mental hygiene?

Same: Mental hygiene is an older term for mental health, but the terms can be used interchangeably. The mental hygiene movement took off in the early 1900's, and was basically concerned with the improvement of the care of people with mental disorders. ...Read more

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Which is the relationship between mental health and mental hygiene?

Mental Health: Refers basically to our state of emotional wellness where as mental hygiene is about how we take care of ourself emotionally. ...Read more

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What types of mental illnesses cause poor hygiene?

What types of mental illnesses cause poor hygiene?

Hygiene: Chronic illnesses with poor insight or poor cognition, such as schizophrenia or mood disorders or dementias. ...Read more

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What is the importance of hygiene in maintaining health and fitness?

What is the importance of hygiene in maintaining health and fitness?

Hygiene is one: Of the pillars of health along with healthy eating and exercise. It helps to minimize your risk of developing an infectious or toxic complication. ...Read more

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What are all of the causes of insomnia (both mental & physical)? Also, how can one treat insomnia if good sleep hygiene has failed to help?

What are all of the causes of insomnia (both mental & physical)? Also, how can one treat insomnia if good sleep hygiene has failed to help?

Many things: Could cause insomnia Speak to a physician to rule out medical issues if they do not find medical cause, it may be connected to stress. You may want to consider working with a psychologist to reduce stress. Also learning self hypnosis is a highly successful way to cure stress related insomnia. ...Read more

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My brother has hypopituatarism and doesn't take meds anymore. He is lethargic, depressed and has bad hygiene. How do I stress the importance of meds?

My brother has hypopituatarism and doesn't take meds anymore. He is lethargic, depressed and has bad hygiene. How do I stress the importance of meds?

Education & Caring: I don't know age, IQ, cause, etc. All I know is that you care. That's a start. Try to provide good info about the condition and benefits of treatment. There are Support Groups w/ info online. Http://www. Mdjunction. Com/hypopituitarism
Facebook even has a page.
Also, ask your doctor or a Health Psychologist. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the things that a man should do to have a good hygiene?

What are the things that a man should do to have a good hygiene?

Here's a few...: Daily bathing, trimming fingernails and toenails, shaving facial hair, brushing and flossing teeth twice per day ...Read more

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Are warts caused by bad hygiene?

Are warts caused by bad hygiene?

It can be a factor: There needs to be an opening in the skin for the virus to get in. Poor hygiene could be a factor. ...Read more

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What are good hygiene habits to develop?

What are good hygiene habits to develop?

Hand washing: Good & frequent hand washing is HUGE regarding not passing germs. All you need is water (warm is good) and soap. Need to scrub all surfaces well (at least as long as singing the ABC song). Rinse well. Lack of adequate hand washing is the cause for spread of many types of germs. ...Read more

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What personal. Hygiene should be done dail?

What personal. Hygiene should be done dail?

Many things: Wash daily with bathing or showering. Shampooing the hair should be done daily too, or at the least 3x/week. Hand washing is important before eating or handling food, and always after using the bathroom, brushing and flossing your teeth after meals is recommended and when you awake and go to sleep. Shaving areas and how often is a personal preference. ...Read more

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How can I improve my health and hygiene habits?

Too general: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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I am wondering why poor hygiene causes diseases?

Common sense: Would tell you that poor hygiene can cause bacteria and viruses to grow where they should not good hygiene involves keeping your self clean, and brushing your teeth, etc. Who would not want to do that! ...Read more