Chapter 11 - Normality, Mental Illness, Mental Health

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Chapter 11 - Normality, Mental Illness, Mental Health
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2011-08-30 08:11:00
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  1. Mental health/ Psychological
    health

    the capacity of an individual to interact with others and the environment tin ways that promote subjective wellbeing, optimal development throughout the lifespan, and effective use of the person’s cognitive, emotional and social abilities
  2. Mental illness /Mental disorder

    a physiological dysfunction that usually involves impairment in the ability to cope with everyday life, distress and thoughts, feelings and/or behaviour that are ATYPICAL of the person and may be inappropriate within their culture


  3. Common characteristics of
    mental illness

    • 1. Psychological dysfunction

    • 2. Distress

    • 3. Atypical

    • 4. Socioculturally determined

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