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    frankly, it is mental. There are an increasing number of mental disorders that are affecting the lives of all those involved, and yet, no one seems to acknowledge the seriousness and depravity of the situation. The taboo of mental disorders precedes the treatment and acknowledgement of them, leading to many ignoring their symptoms and struggles for the sake of “appearing normal.” In their attempt to be normal, people begin deteriorating as they fight a losing battle against themselves. They are forced to pretend that they do not need help or support as admitting they have an issue would inevitably lead…

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    Introduction Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that effects a person physically, mentally and emotionally. It began to interest me about 6 years ago. I believe my mother suffered for years and went untreated. When I began college, I had a short briefing on the disorder, it sparked an interest in what could have so largely affected her life. 11.4 Million people in the United State have some type of mental illness per ABC news. 7-8 people per thousand suffer from schizophrenia at some point…

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    Mental disorders are afflictions many students cope with, while trying to maintain their grades in school. Unfortunately, mental disorders can negatively impact a student’s ability to perform well. There are many ways to help a student succeed despite the challenges they may be facing. Even though there are many different mental disorders, the two most common mental disorders found among adolescent students are anxiety and depression. An estimated 25% of adolescent students in the United States…

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    justice system dealing with mental health. The main one that I will be focusing on is the large number of inmates in prisons and jails are mentally ill and I will be discussing how the criminal justice system is not fit to properly care for these individuals. A staggering number of inmates in prisons and jails are diagnosed with some mental illness. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in “2005 more than half of all prison and jail inmates had a mental health problem, including 705,600…

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    Mental disorders include a wide range of conditions that can affect one’s mood, thoughts, and behavior. Mental disorders range in severity. Some conditions are temporary while others are unshakably chronic. Some of the most common mental disorders include bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, attention deficit disorder (ADD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD.) Moreover, the number of people disabled by mental disorders—to the extent that they qualify for Supplemental Security Income…

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    from the normality with mental disorder; but the two are not the same. Mental Disorder, as known as mental illnesses, is “Any behavior or emotional state that causes an individual great suffering, is self-destructive, seriously impairs the person’s ability to work or get along with others, or endangers others or the community.” (Wade, 2011, p. 554) People also mix up with mental disorder with insanity. Insanity normally prefer to whether a person is aware of the consequences of his or her…

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    The quote by Shannon L. Alder is an accurate analysis of a mental illness. Her quote says, “The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW”. People with a mental illness have no conscience. They do not realize life right in front of them. They prosper in the daydreams of the fruitful past which affects their current situation through loss of focus on the grasp of everyday life. They see only what is…

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    Causes and Cures Scientifically, there is not a concrete explanation of what causes mental disorder, what it means to have it, and how to cure it. We only know how to minimize some of the symptoms. There are three well known models that help to deal with mental disorders and those are: the medical, the psychoanalytic, and behavior modification model. The medical model is the most useful and powerful. Under the medical model, there is drug therapy, electroshock therapy, and brain surgery.…

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    Dual Diagnosis Akron A dual diagnosis is the manifestation of two mental diseases in an individual. A dual diagnosis is seen in drug treatment when a patient has a diagnosed psychological disorder in addition to their addiction. This claim of dual diagnosis is prefaced by the fact that addiction is a mental disease. Examples of mental disease commonly seen in combination with addiction in dual diagnosis scenarios: • Bi-polar disorder and alcoholism: Alcohol impacts the transfer of endorphins in…

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    Mental disorders are often viewed as deviant from physical illnesses and treated as lesser, insignificant maladies; yet, mental illnesses are legitimate diseases which find themselves, in one form or another, in the vast majority of people. Most people have experienced, or at the very least, encountered symptoms of mental illnesses; primarily: anxiety and depression. In fact, twenty-five to forty percent of young adults meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis (Miech 1098). Indeed, it is…

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