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Nama: Dimas Febriansyah MuhsinNim: N1D220043EL-AWhat is mental health?
What is mental health?
According to theWorld Health Organization (WHO):“Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities,can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make acontribution to his or her community.”The WHO stress that mental health is “more than just the absence of mental disorders ordisabilities.” Peak mental health is about not only avoiding active conditions but also lookingafter ongoing wellness and happiness.They also emphasize that preserving and restoring mental health is crucial on an individualbasis, as well as throughout different communities and societies the world over.In the United States, the National Alliance on Mental Illness estimate that almost 1 in 5 adultsexperience mental health problems each year.In 2017, an estimated 11.2 million adultsin the U.S., or about 4.5% of adults, had a severepsychological condition, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).Risk factors for mental health conditionsEveryone has some risk of developing a mental health disorder, no matter their age, sex,income, or ethnicity.In the U.S. and much of the developed world, mental disorders are one of the leading causesof disability.Social and financial circumstances, biological factors, and lifestyle choices can all shape aperson’s mental health.A large proportion of people with a mental health disorder have more than one condition at atime.
It is important to note that good mental health depends on a delicate balance of factors andthat several elements of life and the world at large can work together to contribute todisorders.

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Abnormal Psychology, Schizophrenia, Social anxiety disorder

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