In a patient with paranoid schizophrenia, they may be suffering with positive symptoms such as command auditory hallucinations of an aggressive nature, increasing the likely risk of becoming violent (Balaratnasingam, 2011). Many different tools are used to formulate a risk assessment. Different services may have different policies and procedures to formulate a risk assessment. Risk assessments are utilised to focus on the patient’s individual needs. Risk assessments are also designed to manage and identify areas of concern, either to the patient or health professional’s involved in the care of the patient.
It leads to better outcomes and it creates better patient and family satisfaction. The FCC’s basic concepts are based on respect and dignity where health care providers listen to what the patient and the patient’s family’s perspectives and opinions are. Patient and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds are very important to consider incorporating into the planning and delivery of health care. Patients and families are encouraged to decision making depending
Licensed Professional Counselors serve a vital role in maximizing in improving the quality of life for clients. They treat mental, behavioral, and emotional problems and disorders. Licensed Professional Counselors are qualified to diagnosis and treat mental and emotional disorders, assist with prevention education and techniques, and research effective therapeutic treatments. These counselors usually work in criminal justice settings, educational institutions or mental health agencies. Characteristics of an effective professional counselor include being empathetic, trustworthy and display good communication skills.
✓ "Mental health is defined as state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community." Resilience – as in "being able to cope with the normal stress of life" – is an important component of most definitions of mental well-being, with great relevance for the prevention of mental illness. Working productively and fruitfully is an important component from the point of view of economists, and in some studies is regarded as the primary component. Mental well-being is specific to each person. Whilst for some people, well-being may come in the form of family, for other socialising is what makes them happy.
Know the impact of mental ill health on individuals and others in their social network. Unit CMH 302 Understand Mental Health Problems Outcome 1 Know the main forms of mental ill health Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1. Describe the main types of mental ill health according to the psychiatric (DSM/ICD) classification system: mood disorders, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, substance-related disorders, eating disorders, cognitive disorders. 2. Explain the key strengths and limitations of the psychiatric classification system.
Hobson believes that because problems in our life are usually through interpersonal relationships, we should resolve these problems through a therapeutic relationship. The quality of the relationship is crucial for the effectiveness of the therapy. PIT consists of several interlinking components, of which include ‘explanatory rationale’ and ‘staying with feelings’. A potential strength of PIT is that it is just as effective if not more so than current treatments at improving depressive symptoms. Research support comes from Elkin, who found that when compared to CBT, PIT is just as effective at treating depression.
It’s usually depressing people around like family and friends. Researchers found that there is no relation between depression and dementia-related damage to brain but they would like determine exactly how depression influences the risk of dementia.They need to try identify structure and functions in the brain that are linked to depression in old age and that could explain the link between them and know how to treat depression to reduce risk of dementia. This research cannot be bias because source was very trustworthy such as research was done in Universities and very respectable magazines. Most of the research was done clinically so that says that researchers were trying to get to the bottom of the
Numerous theoretical models illustrate the importance of the treatment process for abnormal psychology. The psychosocial model relates to internal conflicts as between the conscious and unconscious mind as the individual responds to environmental stimuli. This aspect model focuses on relationships, social status, memories, and peer group environments (Hansell & Damour, 2008). Contributions of physical and biochemical functions relates to the biological or medical model and how the human body reacts and influences mental illness and dysfunctions. The focus of this model concerns the brain and functions and abnormal behaviors and unobservable deviant thought processes (Hansell & Damour, 2008).
Public health focuses not only on traditional areas of diagnosis, treatment, and aetiology, but also disease prevention, and access to evaluation of services (Friedli, 2010). Mental health is a state of successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships with other people, and the ability to adapt to change and to cope with adversity. It is indispensable to personal well-being, family and interpersonal relationships, and contribution to community or society. It is easy to overlook the value of mental health until problems surface (Wrycraft, 2009). Yet from early childhood until death, mental health is the springboard of thinking and communication skills, learning, emotional growth, resilience, and self-esteem.
This stress can cause the body to have these ailments such as a placebo can help a person with the physical ailments(Comer, R. J., 2011). Treatments The potential treatment I feel will work the best for somatoform disorders would be insight, exposure, and drug therapy. Insight works to help the person with the somatoform disorder identify their behaviors and later change them. In the exposure part of treatment a person is exposed to the recent trauma that can cause such mental distress that causes physical illnesses. The hope is that the more the person is exposed to the trauma the less it will affect them(Comer, R. J., 2011).