Module 1 N 311

Module 1 N 311 - Unit 1 Mental Health-Illness Continuum

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Unit 1 Mental Health-Illness Continuum
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Components of good mental  health 1) Flexibility 2) Sense of own abilities and areas for growth 3) Ability to work successfully-love others and self 4) Can formulate goals and work toward achievement 5) Ability to regulate emotions
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Components of good mental  health 6) Ability to manage normal stresses of daily living 7) Logical thinking/cognitive skills 8) Can communicate effectively with others
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What is Mental Illness?  Significant distress for self or others Loss of functional abilities Unable to meet own basic needs in age appropriate manner Frank disability Deviation from social/cultural norms Necessary loss of freedom due to potential harm
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What factors influence mental  health or illness? Genetic predisposition or physiologic alteration Early life experiences such as parenting and how basic needs met Availability of supports Poverty and loss of work or role
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Module 1 N 311 - Unit 1 Mental Health-Illness Continuum

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