Classification of mental disorders

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    Why are people with mental health issues not receiving the proper care they need? A mental illness is a disorder of the mind that affects the mood, thought process, or behavior.What are the different types of mental disorders? A list of different disorders are depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, cyclothymic disease, Psychotic disorders, eating disorders, impulse control, addictive disorders, OCD, PTSD and many more. These listed disorders affect about one in every four people. These make up twenty five point eight percent of the population, but only twelve point seven percent (roughly half) of those people are receiving the care they deserve. People across the nations, with mental health issues varying, are not receiving suitable care and…

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    In the story, written by Adam Haslett, “Notes To My Biographer” Haslett engages the audience into the perspective of a metal psychologically ill old man. Haslett shares what could be considered as selfish acts are in reality cries of loneliness. In the story, a seventy-three old man named Franklin is narrating his own story. Franklin is no ordinary man, he seems to be luring in and out of reality and tends to imagine the world as his own. Franklin shows signs of having a mental illness and…

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    Many shows like to take a “crazy” person and put them through therapies and treatments that end up being “ineffective”. After failing to improve after one attempt, most shows show the character giving up. It spreads the message of learning hopelessness and that they should just accept that they can't get any better. Even worse, the media can unconsciously promote that they only way for a person to escape is through death. Realistically, the answer would be to find a new therapist or find…

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    18. 19% of adults in the United States suffer with some form of mental illness; 3.77% have had serious thoughts of committing suicide (“Adult Population with Mental Illnesses in the US, by State, 2015”). While this doesn’t seem like a very large number, this is a nationwide average. When you look at states individually, the numbers do go up. In 2013, Nation Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) said that one in four adults experience mental illness. Despite these statistics, mental illness is still…

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    Many people have been dealing with their own mental disorder because mental disorders would be always follow them and be at their side by side. They could and they couldn’t overcome their mental disorder because some of them know there is no help that will make their lives easier or better. The mental illness takes control of people. Few mentally ill people can easily bear their illness because they know that their having mental disorder makes their “normal” living extremely difficult. They…

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    novel, Niven employs the themes of mental illness and suicide to draw attention to those commonly ignored, but overwhelming problems that plague today’s society…

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    Dsm-5 Classification

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    The classification system of mental disorders can affect the study of mental illnesses because each mental disorder is categorized differently, leading patients to receive different diagnoses. Two widely enacted systems for classifying mental disorders are Chapter V of the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) produced by the American Psychiatric Association. These…

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    The information gained from the clinical interview, any tests and the clinician’s observations of the individual are compiled together to determine whether the individual’s psychological symptoms match a known disorder (Comer, 2014). In addition, clinicians should take into consideration an individual’s culture. Focusing on whether or not the individual is an immigrant, cultural factors, and the individual’s acculturation into the dominant culture (Comer, 2014). The following paragraphs will…

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    1. When defining psychological disorder we have to question what exactly do we mean by psychological disorder. I considered the definition presented in an article by Psychology Today. They say the definition was released by DSM-5 it states, “A mental disorder is a syndrome characterized by clinically significant disturbances in an individual’s cognition, emotion regulation, or behavior that reflects a dysfunction in the psychological, biological, or developmental process underlying mental…

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    Kraepelin Medical Model

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    advanced to the level of knowing what mental disorders were and what they meant. Therefore before the nineteenth century abnormal behaviour was thought to be caused by moral corruption or position by demons,and sufferers were treated with great barbarity. This thinking was however overtaken by developments in the medical sciences in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries when a new field of psychiatry came on the scene. The new thinking under the auspices what was known as the medical model…

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