| Published: August 03, 2021

Happiness Hormones and their Impact on Mental Health

Hamidullah "Aesar"

Teaching Assistant of Badakhshan University-Afghanistan Google Scholar More about the auther


DOI: 10.25215/0903.036


Hormones are biochemical substances that regulate and control physiological functions in the body; it affects emotions, feelings, and mental health. Mental health is defined as a state of health in which a person realizes his or her abilities, can cope with the normal pressures of life, can act effectively, and participate in the affairs of his or her community as a healthy person. Happiness means having positive feelings, Life satisfaction, Social interaction, and goals in life. Happiness also means health or mental wellbeing. The main purpose of this research is to study the hormones of happiness and its role in mood, emotions, and mental health. The method used in this research is a descriptive study that has been used to collect information from the library method using new and valid scientific books, articles, dissertations, and useful scientific websites. The findings of this study show that serotonin, oxytocin, dopamine, melatonin, endorphins, estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone are the important hormones of happiness that play a constructive and important role in happiness and sadness, mood and humor, health and lack of mental health.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429


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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021