Mental Illness

  • (noun): Any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention.
    Synonyms: mental disease, psychopathy

Some articles on mental illness, mental:

Panetti V. Quarterman - Majority Opinion - Substantive Competency Determinations Under Ford
... Over time, however, the patient's mental illness would become apparent ... called into question, however, if the prisoner's mental state is so distorted by a mental illness that his awareness of the crime and punishment has little or no relation to the understanding of ... Panetti's claim was that, by virtue of his mental illness, his psychotic disorder, he lacked such a "rational understanding" ...
Green Goblin - Powers, Abilities, and Weaknesses - Mental Illness and Other Weaknesses
... refuse to submit to psychiatric treatment unless forced to he viewed mental illness as an imperfection and therefore would not admit that he is mentally ill ... Osborn revealed that he had come to accept his own mental illness ...
Self-help Groups For Mental Health - Group Processes
... have obtained through living with severe mental illness ... Social comparison theory Individuals with similar mental illness are attracted to each other in order to establish a sense of normalcy for themselves ... up to someone as a role model) or downward comparison (seeing an example of how debilitating mental illness can be) ...
Goblin Glider - Powers, Abilities, and Weaknesses - Mental Illness and Other Weaknesses
... refuse to submit to psychiatric treatment unless forced to he viewed mental illness as an imperfection and therefore would not admit that he is mentally ill ... with the Sentry, Osborn revealed that he had come to accept his own mental illness ...
Mandel School Of Applied Social Sciences - Research Centers
... of evidence-based practices for the treatment and recovery of people with severe mental illness and co-occurring severe mental and substance use disorders ... The Center on Substance Abuse and Mental Illness provides education, research, training and consultation in the fields of substance abuse and mental health, with particular ... within local communities that enhance quality of life for consumers of mental health services and their families ...

Famous quotes containing the words illness and/or mental:

    Murderous desire, hatred, distrust are nowadays the accompanying signs of physical illness: so thoroughly have we embodied our moral prejudices.—Perhaps cowardice and pity appear as symptoms of illness in savage ages. Perhaps even virtues might be symptoms.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Children and savages use only nouns or names of things, which they convert into verbs, and apply to analogous mental acts.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)