- In psychology, mental state is an indication of a person's mental health.
- In cognitive psychology and the philosophy of mind, a kind of hypothetical state or process that corresponds to thinking and feeling, consisting of a conglomerate of mental representations and propositional attitudes
- In psychiatry, an indication of a person's mental health, as determined by a mental state examination
- Relaxed in Flow (psychology), a Relaxed mental state of arousal, flow, over-learned self-control and relaxation.
- In the philosophy of mind, a mental state is the kind of state or process that is unique to thinking and feeling beings. These can be representational states, see propositional attitude, or qualitative states, see qualia.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Altered state of mind, a mental state that is different from the normal state of consciousness
- Flow (psychology), the mental state of operation in which a person in an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus
- Mental factors (Buddhism)
- Mood (psychology), an emotional state
- Propositional attitude, a relational mental state connecting a person to a proposition
- State of mind (disambiguation)
References[edit | edit source]
- Csikszentmihalyi, M., Finding Flow, 1997.
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