• Issues In Community Counseling
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    Running head: ISSUES IN COMMUNITY COUNSELING Issues in Community Crisis CounselingOluwakemi AmolaNorth Carolina Central University Abstract Crisis counseling is a time-limited program designed to assist persons affected by trauma, return to their pre-trauma level of functioning. Crisis counselors utilize several techniques to perform these services. This paper offers a clearer understanding of the crisis counseling field and the counselors who conduct it. In the past twenty years, crisis counsel...
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Women Men Bpd
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    Why Are Women Diagnosed With Borderline Personality Disorder More Than Men? Borderline Personality Disorder is diagnosed predominantly in females. There is approximately a 3: 1 female to male gender ratio for this disorder. Theories of why Borderline Personality Disorder occurs more often in women- Sexual abuse, which is common in childhood histories of borderline patients, happens more often to women than men. - Women experience more inconsistent and invalidating messages in this society. - Wom...
  • The Pros And Cons Of Managed Mental Health Care
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    Abstract This paper will discuss the different effects managed care has on the quality of mental health care for its clients. On the positive, managed care has increased availability to a client al that would otherwise not be able to afford mental health care. On the negative, there has been a reduction in quality in order for managed care corporations to keep costs low and still make money. Proper implementation of managed mental health care would likely result in high quality, low cost mental ...
  • Adult Deviance And Conduct Disorder
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    Running Head: ADULT DEVIANCE AND CONDUCT DISORDER The Relationship Between Childhood Deviance and Adult Deviance William T. Mahan II Neumann College Psych 301: Research Methods I November 5, 2000 Introduction The current study is a correlation design. This design will be used to find if there is a relationship between childhood conduct problems or deviance and adult deviance. Deviance for childhood will be defined as any psychological issues, conduct problems in school, such as physical fighting...
  • Women And Work Mental Health
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    Should Women Work Outside of the Home Due to the changes in society and increasing financial demands on today s families, more women are compelled to take on careers, rather than stay at home. There is much debate on the subject. Some argue that a mother s presence at home is necessary for the proper development of children. Childbearing expert T. Berry Braz elton suggested that children who fail to bond with parents before the age of one may grow up to be terrorists. (Eyer, 41) Conversely, othe...
  • Media Portrayal Of Mental Illness In America
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    Media Portrayal of Mental Illness in America The media in American society has a major influential impact on the minds and beliefs of millions of people. Whether through the news, television shows, or film, the media acts as a huge database for knowledge and instruction. It is both an auditory and visual database that can press images and ideas into people's minds. Even if the individual has no prior exposure or knowledge to something, the media can project into people's minds and leave a lastin...
  • Mental Illness Mentally Retarded
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    Unfortunately there are people who are born less fortunate than other's. Some are slower than others, and there are some who pick up. Sadly some are made fun of because of the condition. This is when mental retardation comes into place. In my report I will be talking about mental retardation and the different kids of mental illnesses. Mental retardation is often thought of a disease (Mental retardation 1). Disease would be the wrong term. Mental retardation is a term for wide range or condition...
  • American Indian Suicide Mental Indians
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    The Suicidal Indian: Exploring the State of Mental Health and Healthcare in the Native American community Introduction In a 1975 article in the Journal of Psychiatry, James Shore tells us the story behind the conception of the stereotype of the "suicidal Indian." In 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy visited the inter mountain Indian reservation on the same day the community had experienced a suicide related death. Becoming the topic of conversation for the day, American Indian suicide came to the att...
  • Classification Help For Mental Disorders
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    Help for Mental Disorders There are many different things that are the cause of mental disorders. Alcoholism, brain tumors, strokes, and damage to the brain are a few causes of mental disorders. Mental disorders can also result from birth. There are many health care services for mental disorders. Three occupations that help the symptoms of mental health are psychiatrist, neurologist, and a clinical psychologist. Each of these occupations, psychiatrist, neurologist, and a clinical psychologist, ...
  • Minority Mental Illness Health Treatment Hagedorn
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    Mental health is essential to overall health as well as efficiency. It is the foundation for thriving contributions to family, district, and culture. All through the lifespan, mental health is the source of thoughts and communication skills, knowledge, pliability, and self-esteem. It is all too easy to dismiss the worth of mental health until troubles emerges (Brager, G. & Holloway, S. , 1978). Mental health troubles and illnesses are factual and disabling conditions that are experienced by one...
  • Understanding Mental Illness Health People 2000
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    Understanding Mental Illness: Means for Lifting the Stigma As a victim of the debilitating mental illness clinical depression, I have a first hand knowledge of the terrible stigma attached to seeking medical help for this and similar problems. When the diagnosis was made, I told no one that I was seeing a psychologist. I feared what people would think of me and how they would react to one of their friends seeing a 'shrink'. Because mental illnesses are not well known and even less well understoo...
  • Mental Health Counseling Counselors Issues Web
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    Mental health counselors work with individuals, families, and groups to address and treat mental and emotional disorders and to promote mental health. They are trained to address a wide range of issues, including depression, addiction and substance abuse, suicidal impulses, stress management, problems with self-esteem, issues associated with aging, job and career concerns, educational decisions, issues related to mental and emotional health, and family, parenting, and marital or other relationsh...
  • Mental Illness People Health Illnesses
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    "It's All in Your Head" What is mental health? Mental health is a part of well being that deals with the mind, the chemistry of the brain, and how one views situations that he / she may encounter. In other words, it affects anything that has to do with "thinking" about anything that one needs to do, and any emotion that is felt. In this essay, the background of mental health, different mental illnesses, and current treatments that are used to help people with these illnesses will be discussed. A...
  • Mental Health Reform What It Would Really Take
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    Mental Health Reform: What It Would Really Taken today's society there is a greater awareness of mental illnesses. With this greater awareness one might assume that there would be a substantial increase in government involvement or funding in the area of mental illness treatment. Unfortunately this isn't the case in the U. S. today. There are hundreds of thousands of people with mental illness that go untreated. These potential patients go untreated for many reasons. These reasons are discussed...
  • Adolescent Mental Health Facilities
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    Adolescent Mental Health Facilities An adolescent is defined to be someone who has undergone puberty but has not yet reached full adulthood. This time usually begins at the start of middle school. It is a very stressful time for most adolescents because of all the changes going on around them. Not only are they dealing with social stresses, but things at home might not be all right. They may be starting to use drugs, or even worse they could be addicted already. Sexual pressure also starts to b...
  • What Are The Consequences Of Employment For Mental Health
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    The research that has been carried out on the consequences of unemployment is extensive. Much of this research is related to the 1930 s and 1980 s when unemployment reached its peak in the west. I aim with this research to highlight the consequences of unemployment on a persons mental health. I would like to analyse the role that work plays within our lives, as if we are to assess the human consequences of unemployment, we need to understand the human consequences of employment also. If employme...
  • Ocd Mental Health
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    Factsheet IndexNMHA Homepage Affiliate Network Adult Mental Health/C. A. R. E. Anxiety Disorders Campaign for America's Mental Health Clinical Depression Children and Families Consumer Advocacy/Rights Consumer Supporter TA Center Information Center News RoomPreventionFederal Government Affairs State Government Affairs Healthcare ReformNMHA Tribute Dinner Event Calendar Support NMHA NMHA JumplistMay is Mental Health Month More About NMHASpecial Events Contact Us Search NMHA Web site Anxiety Diso...
  • Mentally Ill In Jail
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    Mentally ill in jail The articles inform that more mentally ill people are in jail than in hospitals. According to statistics 159, 000 of mentally ill are presently incarcerated in jails and prisons, mostly of crimes committed because they were not being treated. Some of them become violent and may terrorize their families and neighborhoods. Tragically, most of those instances of incarceration are unnecessary. We know what to do, but for economic, legal and ideological reasons, we fail to do it....
  • Mental Health Parity Percent Treatment
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    Introduction: The Mental Health Parity Act (MPHA) refers to the law that requires the health insurance provider to cover mental health and substance abuse services as much as other physical health services. President Clinton signed Mental Health Parity Act of 1996 into law on September 26 1997. MHPA was headed by Senator Domenici whose daughter suffers from schizophrenia and senator Wellstone whose brother has severe mental illness. This act forces allows employer group health plans and health i...
  • Do Religiously Committed Individuals Have Greater Mental Health
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    Do Religiously Committed Individuals Enjoy Greater Mental Health? Reference #1 Author: David B. Larson, Albert Ellis Title: Do Religiously Committed Individuals Enjoy Greater Mental Health? Date: Copyright 1995 Source: Readings in Psychology, A Debate and Issues Approach; Psychology Text book David B. Larson and Albert Ellis have clashing ideas when it comes to this topic. Some examples: David's research shows that Religion can reduce the appeal of potentially self-destructive behavior such as s...