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1MENTAL HEALTH NURSINGAssignment: Bipolar Case Study: AlexName- Kiranjeet Kaur Jhiout student id- 10665Course: Health care practice and management and course number: 516Sterling college school of nursingAuthor NoteFor the partial fulfillment of the requirements for HCPM 516Mental Health NursingTo: Instructor: Indira Fernandez, RN, Nurse educator,23,09,2022
2MENTAL HEALTH NURSING1.People with severe mental illness also struggle from substance abuse. Mental illness can increase therisk for alcoholism or drug abuse because of self-medicating. Substance abuse can lead to anxiety anddepression. In result, substance abuse can worse the symptoms of mental illness.2.Assess the behavior of the patient and ask the question about his home, family, environment, activitiesand relationships. Collect the data from family members. Assess the presence of manic symptomsconsistent with bipolar disorder. Further, conduct the mental state examination by a mental healthprofessional. It is beneficial to use standardized assessment scale.

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Psychiatry, Mania

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