|part of speech:
||a class of illness that primarily afflicts the mind, thought processes, and emotions rather than the physical body.
Mental illness often goes untreated.
||any of the disorders or illnesses that primarily afflict the mind and emotions rather than the physical body, such as depression, schizophrenia, phobia, and the like.
Depression is a mental illness, not a moral failing.
||the fact or condition of having a mental disorder.
Mental illness has kept him from holding a job.