Definition of 'mental illness'
Example sentences containing 'mental illness'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
One cause of mental illness is isolation, so more closures mean more isolation and more mental health problems. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We must understand that people with mental illness are no different from people suffering with cancer. Christianity Today (2000)Failure drives the person into chronic mental illness. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)It also provides support for those suffering from mental illness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is true that we have not found any specific genes that directly cause mental illness. Times, Sunday Times (2016) People with mental illness show the highest degree of unrest in the spring months. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Is mental illness the cause or the effect of being in prison? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Lots of people with mental illness hold down a job and pay their way. The Sun (2010)He was suffering from mental illness caused by the disease. The Sun (2014)Doctors have now said that he is no longer suffering from a mental illness and does not need treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I have visited hospitals where the calls of those suffering from mental illness are ignored by nursing staff and looked upon as a nuisance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A third of families have a member suffering from a mental illness, while mental problems account for nearly half of absenteeism at work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'mental illness'
In Common Usage. mental illness is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of mental illness from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.