mental illness

Definition of "mental illness"
  1. A state of mental disorder that significantly impacts a person's thoughts, feelings, and behavior, hindering their ability to function normally in their social and personal lives
How to use "mental illness" in a sentence
  1. The court decided to send the defendant to a psychiatric hospital to receive treatment for the mental illness.
  2. The law makes it clear that discrimination based on mental illness is illegal in workplaces.
  3. The defendant's attorney argued that his client's mental illness should be taken into consideration during the sentencing.

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