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2: Psychological Health

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  • Psychological health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of Psychological illness - the state of someone who is "functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment". From the perspectives of positive psychology or of holism, Psychological health may include an individual's ability to enjoy life, and to create a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience. Psychological health includes "subjective well-being, perceived self-efficacy, autonomy, competence, inter-generational dependence, and self-actualization of one's intellectual and emotional potential, among others."

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