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A person’s well being with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. Can be affected by biological factors such as genes or brain chemistry, or life experiences such as trauma or abuse. Mental Health
Prejudice attitudes and discriminating against someone with mental illness or a mental health issue; or self discriminating because you have a mental illness. Stigma
World health organization. Responsible for many of the statistics involving the health in the world. Also works to eradicate and prevent diseases. W.H.O.
The science of the cause and effect of diseases. Pathology
A medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. Psychiatrist
mental illness marked by periods of great excitement, euphoria, delusions, and over activity. Mania
A chemical in the brain responsible for making you feel euphoric/ happy. Dopamine
An anxiety disorder that causes a person to have a distorted view of how they look and to spend a lot of time worrying about their appearance. Body Dysmorphia
The good kind of stress. Has the ability to motivate us. Eustress
The bad kind of stress. Causes a negative reaction and can be due to trauma, abuse, or other issues. Distress
Confidence in one’s own abilities and worth; self respect. Self esteem
Depression that occurs after a mother gives birth. Commonly includes mood swings, crying spells, anxiety,difficulty sleeping. Postpartum depression
An extreme irrational fear or aversion to something. Phobia
Is a disorder of the mind involving thoughts, behaviors, and emotions that cause either self or others significant distress. Psychological disorders
A psychological disorder in which the person has excessive anxiety about several aspects of life such as work, social relationships, or financial matters. Generalized anxiety disorder

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