What conditions are related to poor emotional health?


Anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobia, and separation anxiety disorders are all mental health conditions that exhibit poor emotional health. These are characterized by extreme anxiety correlated with poor emotional regulation.

Eating disorders can also be related to poor emotional health. Conditions include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. These conditions are characterized by excessive shame, guilt, and fear of weight gain. They often have coexisting mental health problems including depression, anxiety, and substance abuse.

Many other illnesses and conditions may be related to, or aggravated by, poor emotional health.

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Emotional Health

How well you handle stress, anger, relationships, work, family life-it all factors into your emotional health. Finding balance in life-as well as peace of mind-helps us cope with life's ups and downs. Take time to explore new ways ...

to find stress relief, and to release anxiety, and unhappiness. Counseling can help-as can a gratitude journal.

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.