A day with a fever is taken serious enough to get off from work in contrast to a day with emotional distress. World health organization defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. However, mental health is not seen as an integral part of overall well-being in many cultures.
"Mental health is not a luxury in pakistan,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 11
, Article 8.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol11/iss1/8