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Mental health is a person’s condition with regard to their emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Basically meaning that it affects how we think, feel, and act. For example, it helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood to adolescence through adulthood. In relation, emotional intelligence is a concept developed by Daniel Goleman, and it means the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, and overcome challenges. This ability is important to being mentally healthy because uncontrolled emotions and stress impacts your mental health, making you vulnerable to anxiety and depression. If you are unable to understand, be comfortable with, and manage your emotions, you’ll be at risk of being unable to form strong relationships, which can leave you feeling lonely and isolated. Mental disorder is a pattern of behavior in an individual that is associated with distress or disability in an important area of functioning or with significantly increased risk of suffering, death, pain, or disability. One of the common cause of mental disorders are by complex interactions of biological factors, such as neurotransmitter levels. Neurotransmitters are the vehicle by which messages travel from one nerve cell to another in the brain. They affect mood, memory, and our ability to concentrate. This directly affects mental health because when these chemical messengers are disrupted, the message goes back to the transmitter or gets lost, which in result, the interrupted neurotransmitters become depression or strike a tendency towards drug/alcohol dependency. Mental illnesses can be treated through medications and psychotherapy. Stress is the general state of the body, mind, and…...

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