A person’s well-being from an emotional, social, and psychological perspective is referred to as his or her mental health, which affects how the person makes choices, relates to others, handles difficulties, thinks, and feels. Although poor mental health is not the same as mental illness, people in poor mental health may experience mental illness, and mentally ill people may experience both good and poor mental health at various times during their lives.
Mental health is affected and shaped by many factors, including one’s biology, experiences, and family history. Genes and brain chemistry are biological concerns that affect mental health. The brain contains billions of nerve cells called neurons that communicate using electrical signals so the body can function, and chemicals...Read more