Mental Health

  • Social Science
    Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities

    Learning disability arises from neurological differences in brain structure and its functions. It affects a person’s ability to receive, store, process, retrieve or communicate information. While the specific nature of these brain-based disorders is still not well understood, considerable progress has been made in mapping some of the characteristic difficulties of LD to specific brain regions and structures. Progress has also been made in understanding…

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  • Social Science
    Behavioural disorders

    Behavioural disorders: meaning and types

    1.1 Introduction: The World Health Organization defines mental health ‘as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community‘ (WHO, 2013). Mental health problems refer to a wide range of difficulties, which vary in their…

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