A proposed new definition of mental health

Silvana Galderisi, Andreas Heinz, Marianne Kastrup, Julian Beezhold, Norman Sartorius

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The authors propose a new approach to the definition of mental health, different than the definition proposed by the World Health Organization, which is established around issues of person's well-being and productivity. It is supposed to reflect the complexity of human life experience.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)407-411
Number of pages5
JournalPsychiatria Hungarica
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2017
Externally publishedYes


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