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  • Summary: The Importance Of Medication Management

    Long term services should depend on Jenny’s attitude and psychological status. Due to the development and course of bipolar disorder, multiple layers of intervention may be necessary to ensure long term symptom remission. Dziegielewski (2015) describes bipolar symptoms commonly will progressively get worse with time. Likewise, the episodes will intensify and increase in occurrences…

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  • Schizophrenic Patients

    As a result of these efforts, soldiers’ mental states were examined even before they even reached the battlefield. Many countries began tighter registration screenings; British service boards rejected 12% of applicants on the basis of psychiatric disorders (Ahrenfeldt 141). In addition to stricter screenings, military hospitals also made accommodations for mental health. The British army, for example, recognized the value in rehabilitating soldiers. In the Allied forces, it was felt that there…

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  • Homeless Vs Homeless Essay

    Department of Housing and Urban Development reports that more than 124,000 or one fifth of the 610,000 homeless people across the USA suffer from a severe mental illness. Some of the major psychiatric conditions include schizophrenia, delusional disorder, bipolar disorder and severe depression. Theise psychiatric conditions can be treated with appropriate medication and counseling but can be dangerous if left untreated. In the absence of such psychiatric care, the annual federal governmental…

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  • Analysis Of The Year Of Magical Thinking By Joan Didion

    a state of mental illness in which unreasonable, impractical thinking replaces rational and sensible thoughts. Initially, Didion deems grief solely as a greater intensity of typical, everyday sentiments, but later considers grief as an emotional disorder, which becomes one of the central themes. With the death of her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and illnesses of her daughter, Quintana, faces throughout the memoir, Didion experiences her grieving process by perceiving grief as a state of…

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  • Essay On Antisocial Personality Disorder

    Antisocial Personality Disorder According to Mayo Clinic, antisocial personality disorder (APD) is a mental disorder in which victims of it may ignore the rights, wrongs, and feelings of someone. People who are antisocial are not found to be delusional and they do not hallucinate, or have any other cognitive issues, in most cases. Symptoms of APD are being disrespectful, mischievous, arrogant, dishonest, stealing and sometimes not showing empathy toward others. These symptoms create a…

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  • Rationality, And The Insanity Defense: A Literature Review

    Responsibility Assessment Scales (R-CRAS) there are too many variations among the states for them to be used universally (Costanzo & Krauss, 2015, p.192). Therefore, mental health professionals must attempt to evaluate past thinking and behaviors, as the defendant’s state of mind at the time of the assessment may be different than at the time of the crime. For example, in Miller’s case, her trial didn’t begin until eight months after she murdered her husband and had been undergoing treatment…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Death Penalty And Mental Illness

    damage of an individual 's normal cognitive, emotional, or behavioral functioning, and caused by social, psychological, biochemical, genetic, or other factors, such as infection or head trauma. Also called emotional illness, mental disease, and mental disorder.…

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  • Community Mental Illness: A Case Study

    individual, but also for society as a whole. It is a time for education, building social relationships and entering the job market. However, the narrow age range of 12-24 years is also the time of onset for “most disorders likely to persist into adult life, including depressive and anxiety disorders, psychoses, substance use, and eating and personality…

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  • Unit 4 Case Study Julia's Vignette

    concluded that she meets the diagnostic criteria for Bipolar I. In order to be diagnosed with Bipolar I, an individual must meet the criteria for one manic episode as well as not being better explained by another mental disorder (e.g., schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorder, etc.). The symptoms that I have factored into the diagnosis of a Major Depressive Episode (MDE) are uncontrollable crying, guilt, overeating, exhaustion, and oversleeping for a period longer than two…

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  • Antipsychotic Case Studies

    I. Over view of anti-psychotics Antipsychotics are used primarily to help treat people who suffer from hallucinations or dilations. This includes individuals who suffer from Schizophrenia, Bi polar disorder, Dementia or unipolar depression. Antipsychotics can be broken down in to two different categories, Atypical and Typical however they tend to work similarly over all. The main standing difference between the two categories is that atypical antipsychotics block dopamine and have an effect on…

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