AT-RISK MENTAL STATES

psychological symptoms or other vulnerability factors that render individuals more susceptible to mental illnesses or to adverse behaviors, such as violence and abuse perpetration.

AT-RISK MENTAL STATES: "The persons with internalizing coping style had at-risk mental states for experiencing depressive symptoms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AT-RISK MENTAL STATES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/at-risk-mental-states/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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