Mental health is a state of complete mental balance, the ability to control oneself, manifested by a smooth, stable mood, the ability to quickly adapt to difficult situations, overcome them and restore mental balance in a short time. Mental health, along with physical health, is a component of General health.
Mental health is based on overall mental comfort, providing adequate regulation of behavior. It is determined by the needs of biological and social nature, as well as opportunities to meet them. Mental health forms an optimistic view of things, cheerfulness, self-confidence, independence in views, a sense of humor.
For mental health is characterized by an individual dynamic set of mental properties, which allows adequate sex, age, social status to know the surrounding reality, to adapt to it and perform their biological and social functions in accordance with the arisen personal and social interests, needs, generally accepted morality.