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:

Self-help Groups For Mental Health - Group Processes
... information and perspectives that other members 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 ... or downward comparison (seeing an example of how debilitating mental illness can be) ...
Mandel School Of Applied Social Sciences - Research Centers
... 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 emphasis on the ... enhance quality of life for consumers of mental health services and their families ...
Green Goblin - Powers, Abilities, and Weaknesses - Mental Illness and Other Weaknesses
... arrogance caused him to 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 ... the Sentry, Osborn revealed that he had come to accept his own mental illness ...
Goblin Glider - Powers, Abilities, and Weaknesses - Mental Illness and Other Weaknesses
... arrogance caused him to 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 ...
Panetti V. Quarterman - Majority Opinion - Substantive Competency Determinations Under Ford
... Over time, however, the patient's mental illness would become apparent ... the objective of community vindication are 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 ... Panetti's claim was that, by virtue of his mental illness, his psychotic disorder, he lacked such a "rational understanding" ...

Famous quotes containing the words illness and/or mental:

    ...his illness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.
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