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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

Mental Health (Definition)

Mental health refers to the complex neuro-physiological state of well-being that is often observed and experienced through emotional, psychological, and social aspects of behavior. A combination of genetics and family history, culture and life experiences, and physiological health factors are all factors that contribute to one's experience of mental health. Unfortunately, the general term of mental health is often stigmatized and perceived as a negative; however, mental health includes positive aspects of health and well-being, including one's resilience, adaptability, and ability to ...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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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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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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Whats the importance of mental hygiene?

Whats 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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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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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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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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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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Could you potentially have relationship with someone with mental health issues?

Could you potentially have relationship with someone with mental health issues?

Elyn Saks' Story: No one asks 2 have a chronic health/mental health condition. Consider listening 2 professor elyn saks, law scholar (u of southern california) & writer, talk on what living w/schizophrenia is like from the inside & her journey 2 living a full, rich life: http://nyti.Ms/14frzrd no doubt her partner & family have faced countless challenges. But they learned how 2 support her & band together. ...Read more

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I have a strained relationship with my father. Is our relationship affecting my mental health?

I have a strained relationship with my father. Is our relationship affecting my mental health?

Only you know . . . : Sorry to hear of your relationship strain with your father. You are far from alone. Most humans do the best they can, and sometimes it still comes out wrong (just ask mitt romney or joe biden at times). Seriously, only you know how deeply this is affecting you, and how it impacts your life. It probably couldn't hurt to talk with a therapist about your feelings, in search of clarity & peace. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between local community and university mental health clinic.?

Is there a relationship between local community and university mental health clinic.?

More resources: University hospital are teaching hospital almost every speciality available .Have more resources for special tests and referral net work and lot more resources and sometime new medication trial etc. ...Read more

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How can negative relationships affect someone's mental and emotional health?

How can negative relationships affect someone's mental and emotional health?

Negative : relationships undermine emotional and mental health. It also is related to poor physical health. If your relationship is dysfunctional, consider working with a psychologist to either improve the relationship or make a decision about whether to leave the relationship. ...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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How can I make sleep health / sleep hygiene better?

How can I make sleep health / sleep hygiene better?

See below: Establish time when you would like to go to bed. Create a bed time routine: warm showers, room on a slightly cooler side. Learn relaxation exercises to help put your body in a "i'm sleeeeeepy mode" :). Don't use your bedroom as your office. Try to avoid afternoon naps, no caffeine after 3-4 pm. Use your bed for sleep and sex only. Our body likes schedules and routines. Remember that:). ...Read more

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Could being in an abusive relationship affect your health?

Could being in an abusive relationship affect your health?

Yes, stress /abuse: Takes it's toll. I don't agree with previous statement to "accept the abuse". If you are involved in a toxic relationship would recommend either mutually working to make it healthier or leaving it. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of improving my relationships?

What are the health benefits of improving my relationships?

Many proven benefits: Quoting from http://hsb.Sagepub.Com/content/51/1_suppl/s54.Full :
"social relationships—both quantity and quality—affect mental health, health behavior, physical health, and mortality risk... The risk of death among men and women with the fewest social ties was more than twice as high as the risk for adults with the most social ties."
improving relationships makes you both happier & healthier! ...Read more

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What is the relationship between race and health as measured by life expectancy?

What is the relationship between race and health as measured by life expectancy?

Great question!: This has been recently studied. There is no difference in potential life expectancy between the races. In the real world, other factors such as poverty shorten life expectancy in some racial groups but not because of their genes. ...Read more

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How can you strengthen family relationships in order to improve your social health?

How can you strengthen family relationships in order to improve your social health?

Therapy: Family therapy can be effective, provided all family members are open to the experience and are willing to participate. Contact your local state psychological association(s) to see who does family therapy in your area. ...Read more

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I'm having relationship problems with my fiancé. I've been crying off and on for 3 days. Should I be worried about the baby's health?

I'm having relationship problems with my fiancé. I've been crying off and on for 3 days. Should I be worried about the baby's health?

No: People endure different amounts of stress during pregnancy. Babies are very resilient but you need to ensure you are resting as much as possible and eating/drinking water normally. Do your best to work out your problems before your child arrives as stress between parents can put unnecessary stress on you and your new infant. If your baby is moving less than usual you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I get a full in-depth hygiene and health checklist for women? (daily, monthly, yearly and throughout life - exercise, diet, and personal hygiene)

Can I get a full in-depth hygiene and health checklist for women? (daily, monthly, yearly and throughout life - exercise, diet, and personal hygiene)

Great question: That is a great question, but this is a limited answer forum. Make an appointment with a GYN MD who can take the time to provide you the answer that you are seeking as it involves a significant amount of time. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between a balanced diet and muscle health?

What is the relationship between a balanced diet and muscle health?

Balanced Diet: Balanced Diet includes, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Vitamins, Minerals and Anti-oxidants.

Balanced Diet includes Grains, Lentils, Beans, Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Milk, Yogurt, Cheese, Fish and Meats.

Balanced Diet is good for muscle health
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Total Health ...Read more

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How do social relationships affect your health?

How do social relationships affect your health?

Social relationships: If healthy, social relationships can help you feel safe, loved, and secure. This can be a good foundation for other things you want to do. Unhealthy relationships -- like bullying, abusive, emotional conflict, lying, etc -- can cause upset and disruption of your mood. Your sensitivities can affect your responses to this. It may be healthier to end some relationships than keep them. ...Read more