According to the Paraná Department of Health, having mental health means being well with yourself and other people, accepting the demands of life, knowing how to deal with the emotions that are part of it and understanding your personal limits, to know when help is needed.
In the course of life, anyone can be affected by mental health problems of greater or lesser severity.
We will talk a little more about mental health in order to clarify some doubts on the subject.
The World Health Organization states that there is no exact definition of what mental health is. The term aims to measure the level of cognitive (psychological function that acts in the acquisition of knowledge) and emotional quality of life. The absence of mental disorders does not necessarily mean the balance of mental health.
For the Paraná Department of Health, mental (or psychic) health is the emotional balance between the person’s interior and the exterior that surrounds them. It is the ability to control one’s own life and emotions.
It is being able to appreciate life and try to live it to the full, respecting yourself and others.
The Secretariat of Health also identifies some mental health criteria such as positive attitudes, personal development and fulfillment, autonomy, determination, perception of reality and capacity for social adaptation.
Who takes care of mental health?
Those who take care of mental health are professionals in the areas of psychology and psychiatry. These specialties are indicated for specific therapies and orientations, but mental health involves all areas of health.
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