Why suffer in silence? Living with a mental health problem is hard, frustrating and stressful. Sometimes you or someone you care about doesn’t know it’s a mental health problem or you might have already been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
There is no unequivocal answer to the question “What is good mental health?”. Attempts to define mental health are subjective. Perspective is influenced by innumerable variables: values, beliefs, experiences, culture, occupation, age and gender to name a few.
Mental health conditions are being diagnosed and treated at an increasing rate. This article discusses a Psychiatrist’s perspective on fundamentals of health that need to be addressed along with other treatments of mental health conditions.