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The role and life of a mental health counselor
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...efficiently aid the rest to reform behavior of handle challenges, as explained by Lintos, the mental Health Counselor. Nevertheless, do not understand me off beam; one does not need to perfect on the part of this job. If one has handled precisely a baggage in one’s history, one may associate to your customers and offer them individual examples like... ? Mental Health Counseling Job Work Environment, and Wages According to Latinos, a mental health counselor,the work of a mental health counselor (MHC) has definition as doing work with people, households, and teams to deal with and cure psychological and emotional disorders which include nervousness, suicidal desires, sadness, substance misuse, stress,...
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Psychopharmacology and the Mental Health Counselor
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...counselors become sensitive to the patient’s feelings regarding pharmacotherapy, the patient’s previous experience with the negative side effects of drugs, nonadherance of the patient to the set regiment and the patient’s use of drugs and alcohol (Meyer & Simon 1999b). Client education of the drugs used in practice is also important. The first priority is determining whether the illness requires the use of medication or not. Other factors to consider when prescribing the medication would be based on the nature of the illness, physiological factors and any other health factors. Specifically, you would want to go over the regiment required for taking the drug as well... ?Counseling and Drugs In most s,...
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The Role and Life of a Mental Health Counselor
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...mental support, helping during court cases and conducting therapy sessions for the victim. According to Eeds, being a counsellor has resulted in both personal and professional growth. She practices the Emotional Freedom Techniques to improve her self-esteem and confidence. She too had a past of trauma and with her work, she has been able to recover from it and connect more with her clients. She finds the experience of clients recovering to be very rewarding. Story: A Day in the Life of a Mental Health Counselor A day in the life... ?Introduction This paper is aimed at developing an understanding of the functions of professional counsellor and the scope of the work undertaken by him or her in this...
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Becoming A Culturally Competent Counselor
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...Becoming a culturally competent counselor How has your decision to become a counselor influenced your views towards cultural diversity? My decision to become a counselor influenced my views towards cultural diversity in the sense that it opened my eyes to other cultures and the fact that people’s cultures affect human behavior greatly. My decision to become a counselor taught me that the impact of culture is different for each individual. I learned not to generalize and to stereotype my clients. People have reasons for behaving the way they do or for...
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Mental Health
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...mental health benefits are no longer allowed to set annual or lifetime dollar limits on mental health benefits that are lower than any such dollar limits for medical and surgical benefits.  A plan that does not impose an annual or lifetime dollar limit on medical and surgical benefits may not impose such a dollar limit on mental health benefits offered under the plan. (US Department of Labor)  Personally, I don’t think there are any counter affects of creating mental health parity. By promoting health benefits for the employees, companies can gain advantage of the efficiency of its workforce. In some cases, it might add to the overall costs of running... Mental Health Parity Mental health parity means...
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Mental health
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...mental health counselors at both of these levels. The Competencies greatest flaw is their preoccupation with perceived deficits in clients, the counseling profession, and American society. It is virtually impossible to separate the content of the Competencies from the political process that has surrounded efforts to promote their universal adoption” (Weinrach and Thomass 2004... Mental health and psychology Health as a whole is broad concept of understanding social, economical, psychological, and mental wellbeing not merely the absence of disease. Mental health is the most important components of wellbeing, unless one is healthy mentally can never be fit physically. Now to understand the pathology/...
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Mental Health
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...Mental Health Introduction Mental health entails a fundamental part of every stage in human health and may refer to the absence of a mental disorder or the attainment of a specified degree of psychological soundness. Specifically, the World Health Organization refers to mental health as a state of complete physical, emotional, mental, psychological, and social well-being (WHO, 2013). Indeed, mental health comprises of the promotion of well-being, the curbing of mental...
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Mental Health
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...health problems. Depressive and anxiety disorders are widespread mental illnesses. Every individual experiences intense feelings of fear, sadness, or fear at times. However, when these feelings become overwhelming and disturbing in a way that coping with daily activities becomes difficult, then that person is suffering from a mental illness. Relationships for such people become hard to maintain, coping with work becomes difficult, and leisure time becomes difficult to enjoy. In addition, people suffering from mental illness might reach a point where they cannot take care of themselves or even get out of bed, at their most extreme. Bipolar mood disorder and schizophrenia involve psychosis... Mental Health ...
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Mental HEALTH
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...becomes acute, she could breakdown and become a psychotic individual and this could lead to other complications like hallucinations and similar cases. Eating Disorders: Toni is eating less and is now a victim of anorexia. She has a loss of appetite and this shows that she is in a mental condition that is serious and can ruin her physical health as most mental problems causes. Possible Approaches to Diagnosis There are several angles from which Toni's mental condition today can be examined. This include the various angles like myths, change in circumstances and spiritual transitions that is linked to mental cases. Myths... ? MENTAL HEALTH CASE ANALYSIS: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF A CASE OF ACUTE...
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Mental Health
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...Mental Health al Affiliation Mental health refers to the cognitive and emotional wellbeing. Mental disorders are very common affecting about 10% of the population at any one time. Twenty five percent of the population suffers some kind of mental disorder over their lifetime. Recent studies show that, ¼ of the adult population had a mental illness. The most common disorders were anxiety and depression. One out of seventeen people had a serious mental disorder. Children and adolescents are also affected by mental illnesses with attention...
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Mental health
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...become... Running Head: First Nations Counseling First Nations Parents for Better Outcomes of Children College First Nations individuals, usually found in or near Canada, are often the subject of debate. How these individuals should be treated, especially the welfare of the children, is a major concern. This essay will briefly review the history of the First Nations people, and discuss, from a counseling standpoint, how they can be helped. Introduction The term Aboriginal is a common word used when referring to First Nations individuals. Aboriginal literally means away from normal. Since that is the way First Nations people are seen, it is no wonder that is how they have been treated. Herein, this essay ...
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Mental health
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...health care if they are not financially stable enough. For those who can get health care assistance, there are few policies that are in place for their advocating for treatment. In the places that there are, they are unaware or poorly informed about them. As a result, many people are forced to live their lives with these conditions. This paper shall look at the media’s role in influencing policies mental illness and how one can introduce or modify policies in their community. It will lastly, look at the effect of the changes on advanced... Mental Illness and Access to Care Mental illness affects many people throughout America. Before policies were put into place, it was difficult to get affordable...
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Mental health
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...become a problem and when they should be left alone. Mental health is an issue that affects all of us and must be taken very seriously by all of us. Part of the solution to this issue is understand its history. In the not so distant past, people with mental illness were considered to be possessed by spirit or demons. People were frightened of them and locked them up in unpleasant asylums. They had few rights and less treatments. They were object of fear and concern and were often not even considered to human any more... MENTAL HEALTH Prof "What changes have been made between the 19th and 20th centuries concerning the diagnosis and treatment of the mentally ill?" (2 pages) Mental health is one of the m...
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Mental health
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...mental disorder which affects thinking, feeling and behaviour. It is most likely to start between the ages of 15 to 35 and will affect about 1 in every 100 people during their lifetime." Schizophrenia can be a very difficult and devastating illness because it cause people to lose time at work and it can cost a large amount to treat. As an example, in 2002 in the United States, according to Wu, Burnbaum et. al. (2005) the "cost of schizophrenia was estimated to be $62.7 billion with $22.7 billion excess direct health care cost ($7.0 billion outpatient, $5.0 billion drugs... Schizophrenia In the serene world of mental illness, modern man no longer communicates with the madman: the man of reason delegates...
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MENTAL HEALTH
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...mentally aware and neither they are willing to accept their illnesses (Altimier, 2004). Both of the previously mentioned factors have the power to expedite healing process. The challenge lies in providing a proper reinforcing environment where the belief of a child can become a reality (Pesek, Helton, & Nair, 2006). Still, the nurses must be informed that elders and children heal in two very different ways. The former ones heal with the help of a listener while the latter group wants a companion, a friend, and a player. The nurses then, must allow the elders to share their experiences and should also provide a silent ear. The hospitals of the 21st century...
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MENTAL HEALTH
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...mental health centres. First, the paper will look into what clozapine is and how it works, its dosage and then look into its initiation procedure, observations and side effects. The paper will also look into haematological tests and why they are so important in the monitoring and lastly look into how smoking effect clozapine in the body. What is Clozapine? Clozapine is a drug that belongs to the group of medicines known as antipsychotics, which are mainly used in the treatment of schizophrenia (Castle & Buckley, 2011). Clozapine... ? Guidelines for Clopineconnect Monitoring Guideline for clopineconnect monitoring Due to the adverse effects associated with the use of antipsychotic drugs, it is best...
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Mental Health
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...Mental Health Research Proposal The effects of a personality disorder can haveseveral ramifications in the life of an afflicted person. Negative social and physical outcomes are risks that are faced by an individual with a personality disorder, in addition to the psychological impact that is defined in the DSM-IV-TR (2000). We will discuss some previous findings as we propose the individual effects of personality disorders as a research topic. Personality disorders can negatively impact the treatment of comorbid mental disorders (Walter et al. 1). Conversely, psychological conditions may worsen the expression of personality disorders (Philipsen er al. 118). A study by Newton... Here Here Here Here...
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ASSIGNMENT EIGHT
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...counselors who help the individuals in understanding the problems to the core, finding their own mental strength and becoming more resilient. This helps build up a community of people who undergo the same stress factors. Managed care was initiated for the benefit of the masses. For individuals who use managed care, it becomes important for the counselor the limitedness of sessions and chalk out a plan accordingly. Community counseling is one of the methods that a counselor may use for their clients in order to augment the therapy sessions (Miller, 2010,p7) With the advent of technology internet counseling has emerged as an efficient to deliver counseling... Assignment Eight studying at the college or...
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Health/ Mental Health/ Healthcare
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...health problem that they truly are. We are seeing a big shift in the definition of these problems and where and how they should be dealt with. Public understanding of this issue is unfortunately still at an early stage. We need to dramatically increase the amount of information and education out there on this issue. We need to know when such things become a problem and when they should be left alone. Mental health is an issue that affects all of us and must be taken very seriously by all of us. The worst thing about this problem is that it disproportionately affects the vulnerable. I believe we need to help educate people...
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Mental health and mental illnesses
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...MENTAL HEALTH, WE NEED ONLY PREVENT MENTAL ILLNESS Introduction Defining health in one sentence poses some difficulty as health is a relative word that is dependent on the environment and life circumstances of people. There are therefore official definitions of health and popular perceptions of health. Official definitions of health as formulated by health professionals include "the absence of certain qualities such as disease and illness" or the feelings of anxiety, pain or distress that may or may not accompany disease" (Aggleton 1990, p.6). WHO or World Health Organization had also came up with its own definition of health i.e... 1 IF WE WISH TO IMPROVE...
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Mental Health and Mental Disorders
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...Mental Health and Mental Disorders There are various approaches in modern psychotherapy that are regarded as useful and effective. Some specialists prefer one of available methodologies; the others combine strategies and methods from several theories. Cognitive theory is one of the most popular theories that are used in the field of psychotherapy at present. Cognitive theory did much for understanding the mechanisms and nature of mental disorders in general and anxiety in particular. The essence idea of cognitive therapy is to make a persons change their attitude to the things. One of the specialists that base their...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE COUNSELOR-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP (HEALTH COUNSELING)
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...Counselor-Client Relationship Mental stress and depression are the most notable issues on thelist of health problems that originated the dawn of modern technological era. Man has always sought to achieve excellence in every aspect of life and consistently endeavored to elevate the standard of living. The perpetual thirst of knowledge and search for better ways of living has prompted man to continue his effort to attain quality and brilliance. Owing to this enterprise, man has been able to unravel many complex mysteries by elucidation of the intricate process of thinking. Scientists have developed techniques to decipher the working of...
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Mental Health Nursing
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...mental health care if only to convince her more to come to Australia and find more meaning in providing care for the mentally ill patients and to understand the need to be exposed to mental health care practices in advanced countries like Australia. Dear Mary Ann, I must congratulate you for what you have achieved in your profession. Being a head nurse in a mental hospital in a country like yours must be very challenging considering the lack of more modern facilities and technology that could help provide more efficient services to patients. I have learned of your intention of coming to Australia to further your studies in psychiatric nursing... MENTAL HEALTH NURSING A Paper Presented to the Faculty ...
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Social Work Mental Health
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...mental health professional by their local service authority and, as such, are able to perform the roles and duties of a social worker (Gaag 2013). Because of this, approved social workers and mental health professionals are better able to have a positive impact of the efficiencies within the mental health industry, in addition to being of assistance to the families and friends of the mentally ill patient. Such duties are critically important as a decision for admittance to the hospital becomes necessary under the Mental Health Act of 1983 (Beresford 2002). Mental health nurses also must have access... Social Work Aspects of Mental Health An In-Depth and Critical Literature Review Introduction Mental...
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Mental Health Incident
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...mental health care. Oud (2006) supports the need for coordination when he discusses that in a coordinated mental health team, it is often easier and faster to handle uncooperative and aggressive patients. Dimitriadou and colleagues (2008) also point out that interprofessional cooperation is a crucial element of mental health care delivery. Under these conditions, communication is also an important element because communication provides the links between the different health professionals with different responsibilities and skills. Dimitriadou, et.al., (2008) further point...
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Mental health ( paramedic )
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...health complications that she have been dealing with. Notably, as per the understanding gained from the case it can be affirmed that the 18 years female has been encountering with certain severe health issues, which was deteriorating her mental and physical stability with each passing day. This particular assumption can be supported and justified from the fact that while she was awaiting her results for the medical tests conducted by her local doctor, she was becoming more weak and unstable in terms of the physical well being. Her... Introduction Health and well being has been one of the major focuses of healthcare sector of various nations of the world. It has been observed that people are more...
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Mental health report
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...Mental Health Report The client is a 26 years old Marine after going through two deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He is undergoing PTSD with other mental health disorders, especially long standing depression. During his last deployment the client was involved in a roadside bomb explosion, and consequently suffered severe burns, massive TBI, as well as injuries in his feet. In addition, he suffers from STM loss along with balance issue and forgetful absence of social interactions. Based on mental health diagnosis studies of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, nearly 106,726 of...
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Mental health case analysis
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...efficient mental health units are running in medical facilities with practical solutions to cases that people suffer. 3. Address a range of protective and risk functions. Under this third function, mental health facilities need to use a proactive system to create awareness for the identification of risks and the creation of preventive systems and tools to ensure that mental health cases are dealt with before they get out of hand and become serious issues. In the case of Kathy, there is the need... ? Mental Health Case Analysis Table of Contents Introduction …...................................................................................................3 Public Health and Mental Health as a Tool to...
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Mental Health Promotion
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...MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION The primary objective of this essay is to present the mental health promotion study carried out on a patient inthe acute psychiatric assessment ward. A discussion on the concept of mental health and mental promotion is presented at the beginning of the paper followed by an assessment of the mental health of the patient identified in the ward. The patient is the subject for the mental health promotion strategic interventions used in application of published research and studies on mental health promotion. The efficiency of the mental promotion strategies and tools used in the assessment of the patient’s mental health is then evaluated. CONCEPT OF MENTAL HEALTH... ?Order 533974...
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Mental Health Promotion
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...MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION The primary objective of this essay is to present the mental health promotion study carried out on a patient inthe acute psychiatric assessment ward. A discussion on the concept of mental health and mental promotion is presented at the beginning of the paper followed by an assessment of the mental health of the patient identified in the ward. The patient is the subject for the mental health promotion strategic interventions used in application of published research and studies on mental health promotion. The efficiency of the mental promotion strategies and tools used in the assessment of the patient’s mental health is then evaluated. CONCEPT OF MENTAL HEALTH... Order 533974...
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Mental health College Essay
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...become a mental health professional, but rather one tailored to the unique characteristics, challenges and opportunities offered by the individual patient that the family is trying to help. 1. Alcohol Withdrawal: Signs and Symptoms Alcohol withdrawal occurs when... The purpose of this assignment is to research the problem of alcoholism and to apply the knowledge gained to the case-study of Mr. JG (hereafter JG).The essay will deal with a number of aspects of the treatment of alcoholism: The importance of the therapeutic relationship The development of an education program that encompasses the needs of all parties involved Look at the factors that will produce positive outcomes Identification of the dif...
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Mental health (nursing)
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...efficiency. But at the same time, a good nurse will be empathetic and not detached; he/she will need to understand the pain and suffering the patient is going through because that becomes a motivating factor for him/her to provide comfort. Flexibility is crucial for a nurse – mental patients, or any other kinds of patients for that matter can need assistance at any time of the day. Mental patients are also not aware of their surroundings... Mental Health Mental health refers to the cognitive and emotional comfort that a human being enjoys throughout his life. When a person is mentally fit and free of any mental disorders, he can create a good balance between the activities of life and psychological...
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Mental health Master Essay
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...mental health. Within the context of the Middle East, at least, the reduction of the stigma will help sufferers admit to their problem and actively seek treatment. However, upon tracing the background relationship between stigma and disease and the factors determining the stigmatisation of mental disease, it becomes evident that nursing intervention strategies must be expanded to embrace the addressing and education of societies... Introduction 2 The Stigmatisation of Disease 4 The Stigmatisation of Mental Health Diseases 6 Stigmatisation of Mental Illness in the Arab Middle East 13 Nursing Intervention Strategies 16 Conclusion 24 Bibliography 25 Introduction Mental health professionals in the Arab Mi...
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Mental Health Recovery
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...Mental health recovery affiliation Mental health recovery Mental illness is a of health where a person’s psychological procedures are altered by certain events. It involves the adaptation of one’s brain to something or an event which creates obsession. In some cases, the person affected may have difficulties, both in his social and professional life. The illness may be fatal, and sometimes it may lead to brain damage. However, according to Paterson (2010) if the illness is caused by an occurring event, it may be tackled by helping the person handle the event. This is referred to as the...
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Mental Health Law
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...MENTAL ILLNESS: DO PROPOSED CHANGES MEET NEEDS Essay Defining Mental Illness: Do Proposed Changes Meet Needs The Law As It Stands The Mental Health Act of 1959 questioned whether a legal order to detain a patient in a hospital against the patient's wishes empowered the hospital to impose medical treatments. It did not, however, set controls on the application of treatment in the event it was determined that admission of such a patient was legal (Roberts, 2005). The 1983 Mental Health Act, which applies to England and Wales, was offered and passed to "govern the admission of people to psychiatric hospital against their will, their rights while detained, discharge from hospital, and aftercare...
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WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH
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...Health Care: Improving Client Care While Providing Opportunities for Mental Health Counselors. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 26 (1), 321. Bell, R. 2004, Mental Health Nursing; An Introductory Guide, Nelson Thornes, London Brake, R. E., Merrens, M., Lynde, D. 2005, Evidence-Based Mental Health Practice: A Textbook. W. W. Norton & Company; 1. Gross, R. 2001, Psychology, The Science of Mind and Behavior, 4th Ed, Hodder Stougton, London Haralambos, M. 2004, Sociology: Themes and Perspectives, 6th Ed, Pearson, London. Mental Hygiene. 2007, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, p. 31524.... WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH The concept of mental health is a simple and difficult issue based on...
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Jobs and Mental Health
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...Mental Health One currently works as a sheriff officer. One’s professional goal is to work in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the near future. An evaluation of the current job that exhibits responsibilities that adhere to enforcing the law from the citizens under one’s jurisdiction. As such, the nature of the job could be very demanding, physically strenuous, and mentally challenging. There are tasks that require “planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems” (Champaign County Sheriffs Office 1) which necessitate cognitive, analytical, and decision-making skills... September 7, Jobs and...
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Mental health of children
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...mental health is difficult to fathom as they may not be able to explicitly express that themselves. It can be evident when the child displays anxiety, excessive mood swings, poor performance at school and similar behavioural disorders. These lead to the child becoming volatile and depressed causing discord in the family and community. There are various factors that cause disruption of a child’s mental health. The most critical factor is the biological factor as it is unpredictable and often is undiagnosed until too late. They can be caused though genetics, some form of chemical imbalance in the body or some form of damage or injury to the central nervous system. Some... ?Running head: SUPPORTING A...
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Essay on Mental Health
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...Mental Health Services serve the interests of the or the rest of society in the treatment packages that they offer? [Professor’s name] [Date] While dealing with a mentally challenged person certain ethical considerations have to be kept in mind. The psychiatrist should not be forget that the mentally ill person and should respect him at any cost. Similar care needs to be taken for their treatment in order to heal them. Full information related to treatment and expenses needs to be given to the client. Mental counselors consider the background of the client while advising him on a treatment package so that the treatment becomes affordable. Inclusion of the bartering system involving gifts... ? Do Mental...
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Community Mental Health
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...health care. British Journal of Psychiatry 165: 231-238 Gournay K, Gray R 2001 Should mental health nurses prescribe Maudsley Discussion Paper No. 11. Institute of Psychiatry, London Greenhalgh T and Peacock R (2005) Effectiveness and efficiency of search methods in systematic reviews of complex evidence: audit of primary sources, British Medical Journal 331: 1064-5 Greenhalgh T and Taylor R (1997) How to read a paper. Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research), British Medical Journal 315: 740-3 Hannigan B 1998... Collaborative Working between Primary and Secondary Care in Community Mental Health: Literature Review Introduction The goal of National Health Services (NHS) towards improvement of...
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Mental Health Essay
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...mental health were the two different shaft of a continuum. Since, there are varying degrees of health and sickness that indicates a person’s behavior, a thin line is present between mental health and mental illness. However, one may become sick from being healthy subjective to enough stress and anxiety in social environment. Likewise, in 1980’s, this theory was rejected by (Michel’s and Marzuk1993; Wilson1993) stating that a person can either be sick or healthy (, Department of Health). According to this statement, mental illness in a person is demonstrated by its abnormal behavior. For example, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, anger, aggression and substance abuse etc. In addition... ?Introduction...
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Mental Health Bill
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...mental health act to enforce efficient monitoring of psychopaths and mental disorder criminals in the society. Alongside, the written evidence filed by Keith Kinsella (DMH 14, 2006)9 states that the exercise of compulsory treatment is detrimental in certain cases not only in the legal perspective but also affecting the patient's health itself. Alongside, the fact that it is essential to provide care and protection to these patients as argued by the Keith Kinsella stating that the draft should try to work by embracing the right to advanced directives whilst exercising the compulsory treatment... 1.0: Introduction Mental disorder and its effects upon the general public due to the mentally affected...
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Mental Health review tribunals
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...mental insanity. Such tribunals did not show efficient role on making orders for financial management where people are unable to make competent decisions for themselves because of psychiatric disability. REFERENCES 1. D. Kingdon, R. Jones, and J. Lonnqvist Protecting the human rights of people with mental disorder: new recommendations emerging from the Council of Europe 2. Br. J. Psychiatry, October1,2004; 185(4): 277 - 279. Human rights and mental health Br. J. Psychiatry, July1,2003; 183(1): 77 - 77. 3. C. Morgan Vulnerable individuals and the Human Rights Act Br. J. Psychiatry, May1,2003; 182... Mental Health Tribunals This paper investigates the justification of the commentary of Lady Hale's...
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Mental Health Care
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...mentally ill and therefore understanding of the dilemmas faced by them in the society is essential. ritical evaluation of the problem and its complexity It is no argument, that the modern era has displayed certain advances in the theories of mental health nursing. The complexity of the mental health stigma problem has never been exaggerated and recent researches have become the evidence of an attempt to make contributions into the nursery practice of mental health. However, from the critical point of view, there are still two extremely important areas which should be paid attention to: 1... Introduction Mental health issues have been around us as long as there has been a semblance of civilisation....
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Mental Health Nursing Care
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...Mental Health Nursing Care I believe that mental illness is a debilitating condition and that people who are diagnosed with it would not be able to function well in society. These thoughts and feelings about mental illness affected my knowledge by making me more judgmental about people with mental illness. It made me think that they have to be cared for all their lives and that they would be a burden to their families and the society in general for the rest of their lives. These thoughts and feelings affect my attitude by making me more distant with them, not giving them anything to do because they...
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Mental Health Interventions
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...Mental health interventions al Affiliation: Military men are more prone to develop mental disorders due to their tough schedule, less social life, low emotional support and harsh environment of military centers. High level of depression, anxiety, emotional distress, suicidal thoughts, drug abuse and drug dependence have been reported in military professionals often. These mental disorders call for some immediate community level mental health interventions like campaigns for the assessment of depression, emotional and behavioral illness, psychotherapy and promotional strategies development...
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Mental Health Settings
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...Mental care management is a very important service for participants who are involved in mental care programs and other practices. There are also vocational services that the management team should provide to the patients with mental problems. Case management staff encompasses professionals that have trained in health and social work (Kurtz, 2000). It is imperative that individuals take an initiative of enrolling themselves in Mental Health programs where they can seek primary mental health services. Case management process is multifaceted by both administrative and clinical factors. The quality of care management that a person with depression receives depends entirely on the policies... Case Management...
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Diagnosis in Mental Health
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...Mental Health When a client visits a medical professional such as a clinical psychologists, or psychiatrists, the psychiatrists may consider their mental state in terms of certain categories as described in a diagnosis. A mental illness diagnosis is considered to be a kind of 'shorthand' used by professionals when they are considering what medication or therapy, or possibly support group etc., to prescribe or recommend. But diagnosis can also act as a kind of label, and at worse it can become a stigma-causing you to go in a direction which is inappropriate for you. According to Simberg, the impact of diagnosis could affect the client's ability to change... INTRODUCTION 'So there you are the doctor...
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Mental Health Practice Development
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...efficiently allocate limited resources. For nurses, subject of this critical reflection, their leadership role has to arise from their ability to initiate and implement change. Their ability to recognize change and implement it is also founded on effective clinical decision-making, supported also by a patient-centred approach to health administration (Cooper, 2003). This can be seen in the tailor-fashioned change practices for the nurses in relation to their injection skills within the mental health setting (Department of Health, 2005). Improving leadership in organizations must allow for an effective...
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