Mental and Behavioral Health 1 Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Mental and Behavioral Health Gertrude Payton HCS 245 5/25/2015 University of Phoenix Tynan Mara
Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Mental and Behavioral Health Complete the table below for 2 diseases that you have chosen that affects mental and behavioral health. In each box, you are required to list 3-5 bulleted statements regarding the heading of that box. Cite your sources using APA format. This section is due in Week Two. Chosen Mental/Behavior al Disease or Disorder Treatment Modalities Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease Epidemiological Statistics Available Consumer Resources (ex. financing, information, support) Impact on Society Alzheimer’s disease Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors are first-line agents for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer disease, according to existing guidelines. Evidence suggests that olanzapine (Zyprexa) and risperidone (Risperdal) reduce aggression, and risperidone reduces psychosis in patients with Alzheimer disease. Donepezil Can Improve Daily Activities and Promote Rehabilitation for Severe Alzheimer's Patients in Long-term Care Health Facilities Hispanic and Chinese caregivers were more likely to believe that AD is a normal part of aging and that AD can be diagnosed by a blood test than the white group. Confucian cultures have a tradition of first-born sons and their wives being responsible for elder care (Janevic & Connell, 2001); people from these cultures may also be less likely to seek outside help in dealing with their family member and be less affected by the stress of caregiving.
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