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...Mental Health Parity Mental health parity means that psychological and mental conditions must be treated equivalently as physical illnesses. As more and more people are suffering from various forms of mental illnesses nowadays, the quality of their lives, physical health and performance is greatly being affected. As mental health is directly related to the performance of individuals at workplace and other spheres of life, therefore mental health parity is a sure shot way of enhancing performance of...
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...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/ physiology of physical health is an intricate but sense making sequence of events that happen but when it comes to mental health there will be a lot of factors that will be directly as well as indirectly affecting mental health. This is an area that is very difficult to be investigated fully with full confidence that yes these are the root causes of a pathology or even... ...
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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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...Mental Health in Women By 16th October Mental Illness Mental illness can be defined as a medical problem that influences how an individual thinks, feels, behaves, daily functioning, and how he or she interacts with other people. This medical condition leads to an individual’s reduced capacity for coping with life demands. A standardized criterion is used for its diagnosis. In addition, these health conditions can be known as a mental disorder. There are various types of mental illness that can be said to be serious. Such illness includes schizophrenia, borderline...
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Mental HEALTH
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...MENTAL HEALTH CASE ANALYSIS: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF A CASE OF ACUTE SCHIZOPHRENIA Introduction This is a case study in mental health diagnosis, treatment and care. It involves a practical case which involves a patient going through a given set of circumstances that need to be examined and dealt with. The case analysis will begin by critically assessing the facts of the case below. This will involve the theoretical examination of factors and situations that relate to the case and the formulation of a practical plan to deal with the patient and provide appropriate treatment. Case Facts Toni is a 22 year old student who completed secondary school successfully and moved to a university... ...
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Mental health
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...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 most serious issues facing the world today. Only recently have practitioners and the public come to consider mental issues as the public health problem that they truly are. We are witnessing a dramatic shift in the definition of these problems and where and how they should be dealt with. Although public understanding of this issue is unfortunately still at an early stage, much has changed...
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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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...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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...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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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 are transforming...
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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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...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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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 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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Community Mental Health
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...Mental Health: Literature Review Introduction The goal of National Health Services (NHS) towards improvement of mental health is to take immediate steps so every primary care trust commission a comprehensive wellbeing and prevention service in partnership with the local authorities so personalised services may be offered to meet the special mental health needs of the local population. This can be achieved through extension of the services to the community where mental health promotion could be a matter of prime importance. This indicates a significant shift from the earlier approach of reactive diagnosis and treatment to proactive... Collaborative Working between Primary and Secondary Care in Community...
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Mental Health Nursing
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...MENTAL HEALTH NURSING A Paper Presented to the Faculty of of College In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in (Course ) October 11, 2008 Introduction This paper intends to write a letter to a friend nurse who lives in the third world country. I have learned of her intention to work in Australia not for greener pasture but for her desire to learn more about modern trends in health care specially in caring the mentally derailed or mentally disturbed patients. I know of her grandiose passion of helping the mentally-ill patients and yet I know too that she...
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Mental Health Essay
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...mental health is still vague. According to the world health organization ‘HEALTH’ is defined as the absence of disease or sickness. Likewise, the optimistic logic of mental health is that it leaves a special variety of stress on human emotions while mental illness conducts a negative stress on human thoughts and actions. However, mental illness is not subjected to any physical illness or disease but considered, as a psychological disorder in humans ((Editor),H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr (Editor),S.F.Spicker ). During 1970’s, it was widespread that mental... ?Introduction The concept of being healthy comprises the sense of feeling secure, happiness, wholeness, and soundness. However, the perception of mental ...
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Health/ Mental Health/ Healthcare
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...mentally and physically. I spent the majority of my time assisting dental patients. I found this to be a very rewarding position and would like to pursue it in the future. But I would also like to spend a little time in this letter describing another issue relating to healthcare that I find very important: mental illness. Mental health is one of the biggest issues facing the world today. Only in recent years have practitioners and the public come to consider mental issues... ? Dear admissions committee, I am a dedicated, highly motivated driven who consistently strives for the best outcomes in life, work, and school. I am devoted to my studies and the steps that I have to take to obtain a future in...
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Mental Health Care
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...Mental health issues have been around us as long as there has been a semblance of civilisation. While many of the stigmas and social issues connected with mental health have been overcome by society, a lot remains to be done before we can arrive at a position that provides optimal care for mental health patients without stigmatising them or lowering their worth. It would be thought, that the stigmatisation and negative imagery would be limited to the general population but in reality it can also be observed among doctors and nurses, who are supposed to be derived of any such negative thoughts or ill feelings. (Crabtree, 2003). Happell (2005) describes an incident, during which she... Introduction Mental ...
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Emergency Mental Health
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...MENTAL HEALTH Emergency Mental Health (school) Emergency Mental Health Mental illnesses are a of incapacity where an individual’s normal physiological and psychological processes are disturbed or damaged (Lasser, et.al., 2000). In the current state of mental health care however, mental health services are inadequate and are not properly made available to the mentally ill – the most vulnerable members of society (Saxena, et.al., 2007). This raises the need for mental health policies to be changed for the benefit of the mentally ill. The disenfranchised and the marginalized people in society, according to Dr. Paul Linde (2011) are those who walk into mental health institutions... ?Running head: EMERGENCY...
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Mental Health Treatment
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...mental health treatment is available to all people regardless of age, color or nationality, there are many who are not able toor do not seek such care due to various reasons. As a result, the mental condition worsens. In addition, it can also lead to physical disease, drug abuse, and other social problems. There are many barriers to the access to proper mental health treatment; these include financial problems, stigma, poor access etc. This essay examines the various factors. Review of literature Wells et al. (1994), through community surveys, examined the perceived barriers to mental health care in two cities in two different countries (St. Louis in the United States... and Christchurch in...
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Supporting Mental Health
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...mental Health Supporting Mental Health Supporting Mental Health When we see a person withdrawn from reality, we judge him as a pretender who does not want to take responsibilities. Many of us despise them because we consider them not only a liability of the society but poses risks to the general public. To help improve the quality of life in our society, the opposite should be done. Mental health should be strengthened at an early age. Understanding the biological make up, environmental factors and providing quality programs that promote the child’s healthy mind are all supportive of mental health. A biological factor which contributes to the child’s mental health involves the genetic... ?Supporting...
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Social Work Mental Health
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...Mental Health An In-Depth and Critical Literature Review Introduction Mental health issues are not going away, and modern civilisation is continuing to struggle with way to provide the assistance and services that such individuals need in order to maintain a semblance of dignity and respect. One theorist posits that social work is vital to the provision and maintenance of services related to mental health issues within any given society (Allen 2014). In today’s modern civilisation, social workers play a significant role in providing the best possible services to the very people that are diagnosed with various mental health problems. Social workers themselves can, in turn... Social Work Aspects of...
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Mental health promotion workshop
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...mental health of children. Needs and priority assessment Core Functions Objectives Action Skill needed Gathering information To be able to gather the most up-to-date information regarding the mental health of children. Access school library and online databases (i.e. NCBI / Pubmed, Google Scholar, etc.) Identify and apply the concept of inclusion and exclusion criteria. Research Skills; & Analytical Skills. Managing care To deliver holistic care to people with mental health problems (Kotechki, 2011, p. 210). Gain better... Total Number of Words 945 Identifying needs for core function Identifying needs for core function is necessary in generating useful information on how to effectively promote the...
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Mental Health Incident
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...Mental Health Incident Introduction Reflection is one of the most essential elements of nursing practice. It helps provide a basis for changes which can be implemented into the practice and it also provides a basis for future improvements which can be made into the practice. In mental health care, reflection is also a valuable tool because it helps provide the practitioners with insight on their actions and the actions of their colleagues. This paper shall provide a reflection on an incident in the mental health unit where I undertook my placement. The Driscoll model shall be used as the reflection tool for this paper. Body: Driscoll reflective model What? A description of the event... ?Reflection:...
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Mental health case analysis
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...Mental Health Case Analysis Table of Contents Introduction …...................................................................................................3 Public Health and Mental Health as a Tool to the Issues......................................4 Diagnosis of Kathy's Problems.............................................................................7 History …..................................................................................................7 Symptoms..................................................................................................8...
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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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Helens mental health
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...Mental Health Assessment Helen's mental health has been weakened by her lonely life. She has lost interest in leading a normal life and the community nurse must focus her attention in regaining Helen's mental health first. Another area which needs attention of community nurse in this case is the general hygienic conditions in Helen's home. Helen has lost her interest in cleaning her house or keeping good hygienic conditions in her personal life. The community nurse should also ensure that Helen is taking her medicines normally and the drinking habits will not go beyond control....
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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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Psychology - Mental Health
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...mental health Taylor and Brown’s 1988 study that looked at how positive illusions foster mental health is considered by many to be a work of genius. By others, it is considered a highly flawed, inaccurate study that purposely misleads people into believing that narcissistic self beliefs can actually be positive. One of the strongest criticisers of this work was Colvin and Block’s 1994 article “Do Positive Illusions Foster Mental Health? An Examination of the Taylor and Brown Formulation.” In their criticisms of Taylor and Brown’s work, they note the strong lack of evidence that Taylor and Brown supply for their analysis... Criticism of Taylor and Brown’s 1988 study that positive illusions foster...
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Mental Health Promotion
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...Mental health Promotion The core objective of this assignment is to widen, gauge and evaluate the understanding regarding importance and application of mental health promotion techniques. The author begins with explaining the core concepts of mental health and the need of its promotion leading to a detailed discussion as how it worked and benefited during the care provided to a 35-year old patient (Tomas) facing mental health problems. The author also assesses & diagnoses the client’s mental health condition enabling her...
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Prison Mental Health Services
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...Mental Health Services Prison Mental Health Services of Thispaper provides a literature review about the mental health services available in prisons and jails of United States. It begins with an overview of the issue explaining the rising tendency of mental illness among the incarcerated inmates and its reasons. An analysis of available treatment facilities is covered as well with a detailed account of psychological disorders. Prison Mental Health Services Literature Review Overview The rate of mental illness is estimated to be three to six times higher among those incarcerated in jails and prisons than in the general population (Fazal & Danesh, 2002; Arrington... Running Head: Prison...
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Risk and Mental Health
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...Mental Health ______________ ___________ _______________________ Table of Contents Chapter Introduction...................................................................................3 Chapter 2 Methodology......5 Chapter 3 Literature Review........................................................................16 Chapter 4 Discussions & Conclusions..29 References...35 Risk and Mental Health Chapter 1: Introduction Mental Health covers a wide spectrum of symptoms and illness states right from, deression, dementia to mild traumatic brain injuries and traumatic brain injuries. The treatment of such patients requires a holistic approach while... Running Head: RISK Risk and...
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(social Work) Mental health
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...Mental Health Task: Mental Health Mental health is a of psychological well being. It means that one does not have any disorders in his mental state, and empowers the individual to enjoy the beauties of life and balance between psychologically resilient efforts and normal life activities. Mental health problems occur in different types and styles such as schizophrenia, depression, Bipolar Disorders and anxiety disorders. Mental health in general is a practice that priotizes improvement in...
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Mental Health Campaigns
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...Mental Health Campaigns Affiliation with more information about affiliation, research grants, conflict of interest and how to contact Mental Health Campaigns How to examine stigma surrounding mental health and how entertainment-education may be utilized in to public health campaigns. Mental health, according to W.H.O, is "a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his...
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Primary Mental Health Care
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...Mental Health Care The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. So, if a person is not mentally healthy, the topmost care has to be arranged for evaluation of the reason of such illness with all the possible solution and action taken for the purpose with proper methods. A considerable amount of research in the field of prevention and promotion in mental health has been reported during recent years, but most of this research has come from the developed countries with very little from the developing countries (WHO 2002) but the patients in the need of mental health... Primary Mental...
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Child Mental Health Service
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...mental health services is one that has existed for some time and has gained awareness in the late 1990s. The scope and ramifications of mental illness in children was not clearly delineated until the Office of National Statistics (ONS) conducted its first national child mental health survey throughout the United Kingdom. This study revealed as many as ten percent of all children between the ages of five and fifteen years old present with a history of psychiatric disorders. These disorders often serve to emotionally cripple many of these children and the majority of the clinical disorders transcend from childhood to adulthood. In fact children who are looked... Without a doubt, the need for child...
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Mental Health and Exercise
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...Mental Health and Exercise Regular exercises bring a lot of health benefits and this has become a matter of common knowledge because of vast researches conducted in this topic. Evidence from such studies proves that physical exercise is a very effective intervention strategy for combating health problems such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cholesterol and many other diseases. However, it is also possible that regular exercise can fetch several other benefits also, which have not yet become popular among the ordinary people. There is no denial of the fact that exercises benefit everybody irrespective of age, sex, physical ability. To explore the additional benefits of exercises, a lot... ...
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Mental Health Promotion Project
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...MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION PROJECT This report is an attempt to document the outcomes of a Mental Health Promotion project that was carried out by thePsychiatric Assessment Ward for a 35 year old male patient who had been diagnosed with Clinical Depression. It documents the assessment, the objectives set for treatment, the interventions chosen to meet those objectives and the evaluation of the success obtained via the said interventions. Studying Mental Health Mental health has been found to mean different things for different people, given the cultural...
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Mental health of children
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...MENTAL HEALTH Supporting a child’s mental health Importance of mental health and factors that affect Mental health can be defined as the state of comfort within which the individual comprehends his own capabilities and can survive the normal stresses of life, can be productive and can contribute to the society. It is the basis for the well-being and effectual functioning of an individual. Mental health is an important aspect of every human being and it is essential to take care from the time a baby is born till it reaches adulthood. The mental health of an individual is often influenced by social, biological and psychological factors, which determine... the development of that person. A...
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Culture and Mental Health
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...mental health care, but it has particular significance for the mental health field because of the nature of the practices. Concepts of normal and abnormal behavior are the basis for psychiatric diagnosis. The definition of normality is undoubtedly value laden; the issue of culture must be addressed, not only in the treatment process... Recent rehabilitation research has advocated the perspective that appropriate provision of services can only occur when the cultural diversity of patients, the interaction of patient culture with the culture of the provider, and the professional orientation of the western medical model are taken into consideration. Cultural awareness for the delivery of all quality mental...
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Mental Health and Illness
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...Mental Health; Access to Health Services. Department One objective of the Healthy People 2020 isimproving access to health services. The goal of this objective to attain a situation where Americans can access comprehensive and quality healthcare as this is crucial in ensuring equity when it comes to health services. Access to quality healthcare also translates into improved life quality for all Americans. The objective comprises of four major objectives i.e. increasing health insurance coverage, improving the quality of services for all patients, reducing the time it takes for someone to access service and increasing the number of PCPs (Healthy People 2020, 2015) According to (Coreil... Running Head:...
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Mental Health and Disability
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...MENTAL HEALTH AND DISABILITY Mental Health And Disability Of MENTAL HEALTH AND DISABILITY INTRODUCTION In the early years of the 20th century, social work's practice boundaries expanded to include direct work with people with the most serious mental illnesses through the function of aftercare. Using complementary and mutually reinforcing efforts to promote social reform in the care of people with mental illness and then to provide that care directly, the young social work profession established its presence in the emerging public mental health field and significantly broadened prevailing standards of acceptable care. AIM In this paper I will discuss the statement that "The individual... Running Head:...
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Mental health Master Essay
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...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 Middle East estimate that at least 60% of the population, age 14 and upwards, suffers mental health problems. Dr. Nasser Loza (2006), owner and director of the largest private mental health hospital in the region, Behman Hospital in Egypt, disagrees with this estimate. Loza (2006) insists that the figure is much higher. In Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, for example, both medical and mental health practitioners have... Introduction 2 The Stigmatisation of Disease 4 The Stigmatisation of...
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Mental health Essay
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...health behaviors. Nurses must consider the root or cause of an individual's behavior as well as its meaning and context because it may be mere reflections of realistic forces in the person's life and culture (Stuart & Laraia, 2005). Hence, it is imperative for professionals in the nursing field to have a strong grasp of the mental health and mental illness concepts and disorders in order to be able to render quality nursing care to all the individuals that are encountered in the health care setting. This paper tackles the broad... As nurses have the responsibility of providing care to patients, it is important to understand the individual characteristics of a patient that contributes to their health...
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Mental Health review tribunals
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...Mental Health Tribunals This paper investigates the justification of the commentary of Lady Hale's in regard of the human rights lawwith a special focus on mental health. Her presentation during the North East Mental Health Law Conference on 16 June 2006 was precisely gloomy that tends to say there has not been adequate appraisal of the legal status for the mentally challenged ones. By carefully considering relevant cases, since the coming into effect of the Human Rights Act 1998, this paper attempts to analyze the degree to which Lady Hale endorsed in relation to the...
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WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH
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...MENTAL HEALTH The concept of mental health is a simple and difficult issue based on traditional understanding of health and psychology combined with cultural and personal differences of every individual. Mental health includes manifestations of psychopathology ranging from minor transitory mood disturbances to organic disorders. Accordingly, intervention settings could range from informal social networks in the community to large state hospitals. In order to explain the concept of the mental health, the paper will cover the differences between illness and health, and will analyze factors which influence mental health. Mental hygiene is defined as "the science of promoting mental health... WHAT IS...
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Mental Health Law
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...Mental Health Act 1983 Case Section 2 of the Mental Health act has to do with compulsory admission for purposes of assessment. The case in this section shall dwell predominantly on the rights of the person under admission. There is also a provision for assessment that leads to actual treatment. All this, however, has to be done within a timeframe of 28 days. Another section 2 is instituted on the eve of the end of the first one. Up to this point, everything is being done according to procedure. The patient P has to be kept at the hospital so as to protect him from himself. Remember he has portrayed suicidal tendencies...
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Mental Health and Crime
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...Mental Health and Crime There are various aspects of health- physical health, social health, psychological health, religious health and mental health. All these aspects of health and any alteration from the normal affect the normal functioning of the body. Mental illness remains the most feared condition among all the aspects of health disturbance. Mention the words “mental illness” and it sends shivers down the spines of many people. This is because...
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