Essays Tagged: "mental health problems"

stress managment

hem and not the pressure itself.In my work supporting adults who have a learning disability, and/or mental health problems, stress and its effects are common. I am currently supporting a woman through ... e. her mother's death.) Severe stressors like divorce, bereavement any physical threat, physical or mental illness can trigger a primitive response to stress. This is known as the fight or flight resp ...

(5 pages) 252 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Mental Health in NSW and the Illawarra

Mental Health Facilities in the Illawarra.Mental Health problems is a growing area in Australia. I h ... (helplines and community health centres e.t.c) available for people in the Illawarra suffering from Mental Health problems.I found there is a good range of facilities (listed below) that people with M ... ood range of facilities (listed below) that people with Mental Health problems can go to.Adolescent Mental Health Service19-21 Gipp StWollongongPH: 042 294 077This service esspecially accomodates for ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Anti-depressants and drug companies: what we don't know about them.

ealth problem is reaching epidemic proportions in the First World: depression, and other associated mental health problems such as Generalised Anxiety Disorder.Venlafaxine (Effexor®), a bicyclic a ... d, no closer to finding a solution to their problem. More importantly, this approach is putting the mental health of countless millions on the line.Gifts, or "samples", of drugs to doctors from pharma ...

(6 pages) 99 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Discuss the importance of confidentiality

ment. The placement was a day hospital for people over the age of sixty five, who were experiencing mental health problems. The essay begins by discussing why confidentiality is important. It then goe ... cision can be made by the clinical staff, in the patients best interests. If a patient or client is mentally ill and incapable of making an informed decision then the psychiatrist and people who are c ...

(6 pages) 263 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Explore the meaning of mental health problems as it affects clients and significant others in their lives

This essay explore the meaning of mental health problems as it affects clients and significant others in their lives (care experiences ... deship and support of a few seasoned psychiatric patients (whom were versed in the knowledge of the Mental Health Act) their advice and guidance enlightened me with regards to choices. Not to be forgo ... go to hospital, either for medical treatment or for psychiatric evaluation. This Dr. was the first Mental Health Clinician that I had spoken to since then.During the previous year I had also made mod ...

(14 pages) 418 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Depression : The Sadness Disease--a Detailed Description

spiritless and melancholic? In today's society depression is referred to as the "common cold of the mental health problems." More than 5 percent of Americans have depression, that equates to an astoni ...

(8 pages) 135 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Mothers who Abuse

ion, problems with learning, and short memories. Victims of fetal alcohol syndrome often experience mental health problems, a disrupted school experience, inappropriate sexual behavior, trouble with t ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Report on Bulimia Nervosa

mia, is most common among female adolescents through their mid-twenties. Families with a history of mental health problems, eating disorders, physical illness, or substance abuse are more likely to pr ... nd anger increase the likelihood of bulimia; the risk is especially high if the person is alone.The mental outcome of the disorder is that the majority of bulimics have problems within their family, a ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Social Reajustment Rating Scale

. After the blast Psychologists found 198% increase in illness related to stress a 235% increase in MENTAL Health problems, resulting in 18:6% increase in mortality rates. Emergency services received ... ease in mortality rates. Emergency services received a dramatic rise in crisis calls, and the local Mental Clinic had an increase in appointments. - (Adapted from ADAMS & ADAMS 1984) from Rice &am ...

(4 pages) 39 0 2.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A look at adolescent anxiety

or an anxiety disorder is the degree to which the person is anxious. According to the United States Mental Health Services, anxiety disorders are the most common or frequently occurring mental disorde ... urring mental disorders. Despite this fact, anxiety disorders represent one of the least understood mental health problems of childhood and adolescence (Costello & Angold, 1995). Anxiety has been ...

(9 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Could somebody be judged mad in the context of one culture but sane in the context of another culture?

The interplay between culture and mental illness has been studied intensely over many years and as a result the researchers involved h ... ed have become aware of a wide variety of culturally sensitive issues surrounding specific forms of mental health problems. Greater demands than ever before are being placed on doctors and psychiatris ... Ss within DSM-IV (APA 1994a: 844-849) marks an extraordinary leap forward in recognising a class of mental disorders once marginalised as ethnic psychoses or, in the worse case scenario as madness:"Di ...

(11 pages) 107 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

New Policy for getting therapeutic foster care for children with mental illnesses.

Thesis statement.The fragmented nature of the U.S. mental health system with its primary focus on tertiary care has created serious gaps in mental heal ... erious gaps in mental health service provision and consequently a large percentage of children with mental health needs receive little, if any intervention in their schools or communities. (Anderson, ... (Anderson, Mohr, 2003).The biggest problem in filling this need gap is identifying children with mental health problems, not just because of the persistence of the stigma attached to it, but also b ...

(16 pages) 159 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The aims and objectives of this assignment are to identify a nursing assessment observed by myself whilst on my medical placement.

ted to a medical ward after an over dose. Within a few days it was established that the patient had mental health problems so he was referred to the community psychiatric nurse by his consultant and s ... It is therefore intrinsic, to consider all aspects of interpersonal skills communication and environmental factors in order to transmit the correct messages to the client.

(6 pages) 176 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Project Development Report

Eastern Regions Mental Health Association Inc (ERMHA) is a non-government, community based organisation working pred ... have a serious psychiatric illness.VisionTo publicise the needs of people who have been affected by mental illness.Also improve community acceptance for those with mental health problems.MissionTo mob ... of the community in order to hasten the recovery and rehabilitation of those who have suffered from mental illness or other mental problems.SituationERMHA delivers psychological rehabilitation service ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A Marketing Plan for a Nursing Intervention

n the general population (Lindsey1998; Department of Health 2000a), and studies show an increase in mental health problems in challenging behaviors (Goldberg & Huxley 1980; Moss & Patel 1993; ... r wishes and aspirations"(DoH 2000a)The NHS Executive (1999), in the National Service Framework for mental health, emphasis's that when clients and their carers are collaborated with, the quality of t ...

(27 pages) 360 1 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

PD/H/PE - Health Issues and Young People

f the major issues in our society. It has been recorded that one in five adolescents is affected by mental health problems and disorders and up to 90% of young people who commit suicide have been expe ... and disorders and up to 90% of young people who commit suicide have been experiencing depression or mental health problems within 10 years of being diagnosed.From recent statistics, there were 2213 su ...

(8 pages) 72 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

This is a critical analysis paper that I wrote for an Abnormal Psychology class. It discusses the ineffectiveness and over-prescription of SSRIs such as Prozac.

nts. There has been a sharp rise the prescription of these drugs for relief of depression and other mental health problems and concerns.Although drugs such as Prozac have become increasingly popular, ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Columbine whose fault is it

eer rejection makes the rejected children more likely to engage in criminal activity and experience mental health problems (Balk, p.285). According to Balk (1997), rejected children are not given the ... gly hopeless and repetitious cycle. Hartup (1996) organized a study about friendship and its developmental significance (MP14). His study showed that normative transitions and stress seemed to be hand ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Taking the Pill Depression and

ion and Social Stigma Depression is widespread in today's society and is called 'the common cold of mental health problems.' But despite its prevalence, people are wary about the use of a pill in orde ... Paxil keep the serotonin in the synapse for a longer time.There are numerous stigmas that accompany mental illness. A Massachusetts survey was done to raise awareness of these stigmas. Ninety percent ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Depression the sadness disease

spiritless and melancholic? In today?s society depression is referred to as the ?common cold of the mental health problems.? More than 5 percent of Americans have depression, that equates to an astoni ...

(8 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology