Mental Health And Wellbeing

Mental Health And Wellbeing
Psychological WellBeing
depends on an individual’s psychological
health depends on his positive functioning
in certain aspects of his life
Hedonic Approach
focuses on happiness and defines
wellbeing in terms of pleasure attainment
and pain avoidance
Eudemonics Approach
focuses on meaning and self realization
Positive Mental Health
Positive Attitude Towards Self
accepting one's strengths and weaknesses
Growth, Development & Selfactualization
Integration
maintaining an equilibrium & balance
between various life processes
Autonomy
ability to perform in an independent &
selfdirected manner
Perception of Reality
ability to see environment without
distortion
Environmental Mastery
ability to achieve a satisfactory role within a
group
Mental Illness
Symptoms commonly show up as:
Behaviors
Thoughts
Feelings
Physiological responses
Mentally Healthy Persons
Feel comfortable about themselves
Feel right about other people
Able to meet the demands of life
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