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What is a mental hygiene issue?
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Fascinating historical reference you found, Dr. Smith. Thanks for sharing it!
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