What is mental?

  • (adj): Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw.
    Synonyms: genial
    See also — Additional definitions below


Mental refers to aspects of, or things related to, the mind; or, in anatomy, the region of the chin, e.g. the mental foramen, can also mean:

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Clinical Psychology - History
... laboratory by Wilhelm Wundt, attempts to create methods for assessing and treating mental distress existed long before ... Spiritualism and Phineas Quimby's "mental healing" were also popular ... also were not concerned with serious forms of mental illness ...
Ideo Motor Response - Ideomotor Response
... It is derived from the terms "ideo" (idea, or mental representation) and "motor" (muscular action) ... is most commonly used in reference to the process whereby a thought or mental image brings about a seemingly "reflexive" or automatic muscular reaction, often of minuscule degree, and ... the Victorian psychological terminology from which this concept derives, an "idea" may include any mental representation, e.g ...
World Federation For Mental Health
... The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) is an international membership organization founded in 1948 to advance, among all peoples and nations, the prevention of mental ... Members include mental health service providers and service users ... and Allied Disorders, an international network of families of people with serious mental illness, merged with the World Federation ...
... Mental refers to aspects of, or things related to, the mind or, in anatomy, the region of the chin, e.g ... the mental foramen, can also mean People who act in a way characteristic of mental disorders this is often used pejoratively Mental (TV series), a 2009 television series produced by Fox Telecolombia Mental (film ...
Operation Spirit (The Tyranny Of Tradition)
... Mental Jewelry is the first album by the band Live, released on December 31, 1991 ... a Dictionary under the name Public Affection, with Mental Jewelry being the first released under the name Live ... Many of the songs on Mental Jewelry are based on the writings of Indian philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti ...

More definitions of "mental":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the mind.
    Example: "Mental powers"; "mental development"; "mental hygiene"
  • (adj): Involving the mind or an intellectual process.
    Example: "Mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"
  • (adj): Of or relating to the chin- or lip-like structure in insects and certain mollusks.
  • (adj): Affected by a disorder of the mind.
    Example: "A mental patient"; "mental illness"

Famous quotes containing the word mental:

    Such writing is a sort of mental masturbation.... I don’t mean that he is indecent but viciously soliciting his own ideas into a state which is neither poetry nor anything else but a Bedlam vision produced by raw pork and opium.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Hermann Goering, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Albert Speer, Walther Frank, Julius Streicher and Robert Ley did pass under my inspection and interrogation in 1945 but they only proved that National Socialism was a gangster interlude at a rather low order of mental capacity and with a surprisingly high incidence of alcoholism.
    John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)