Like the heart, the brain also deserved to be the target of public campaigns of prevention, since you need him healthy to give your best!

The state of mental health depends on the global and cerebral biological state, according to the World Health Organization, says that there is no "official" definition of mental health, since the medical dictionary MediLexicon, mental health is an "emotional, behavioral, and social maturity or normal, the absence of a mental or behavioral disorder, a psychological welfare state it was achieved a satisfactory integration of instinctive desires acceptable to himself and a social environment, an appropriate balance of love, work, and leisure. "


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Frequent mental health problems: 

  • Anxiety
  • Psychological malaise or continued stress
  • Depression
  • Addiction to alcohol and other drugs
  • Psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia
  • Mental retardation
  • Dementias
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Social anxiety
  • Agoraphobia
  • Dysthymia

The brain is an organ that most people seem to ignore, though they know he controls all activities of the body and is the home to all intellectual and emotional life.

In general, we can say that the human brain is the largest of the central nervous system organ, consists of three parts, the cerebral cortex, the most developed area of the brain where thoughts and language are processed, the subcortex or limbic system, responsible for triggering of the bodily reactions involved in emotions and brain stem, whose function is the regulation of the biological body (respiration, heart rate, etc).

Functions controlled by the brain

(You can see the importance of maintaining agood mental health)

brain functions

After all, the lifestyle and small choices and decisions can make everything different, you can provide greater health protection and longevity to your brain. He will continue to work for you, without interruption, ensuring the functioning of your entire body, your emotions and your intellect.

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Millions of people worldwide are affected by mental, neurological and behavioral disorders, which can cause immense suffering, social isolation, decreased quality of life and even increased mortality.

People affected by mental health problems are often misunderstood, stigmatized, excluded or marginalized because of misconceptions.

People affected by mental health problems are full citizens. They should not be excluded from the rest of society, but rather supported towards its full integration in the family, at school, in the workplace and in the community.

Each of us must understand when need support, either by loss, grief or other external situation it is important not to isolate, consult your doctor before signs or symptoms of emotional disturbance and remember that we are all made of the same material, sooner or later we may be in need of help.

The situation is so important that it has a day, October 10 marks the Day of World Mental Health .


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