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Approximately one-third will attempt suicide and, eventually, about 1 out of 10 will take their families viewed schizophrenia, one of the most devastating mental illnesses, as theresult of bad parenting rather than as a developmental brain disease.Stigma leads others to avoid living, socializing or working with, renting to, or employing people with mental disorders, especially severe disorders such as schizophrenia.
serves to do is provide insight for the sufferer, into their own illness, their own thought processes, theirown behaviors, and the ways they can change these items to help accelerate theirrecovery. own lives. (CDC)Chosen Mental/Behavioral Disease or DisorderTreatment ModalitiesCultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this DiseaseEpidemiological StatisticsAvailable Consumer Resources(e.g., financing, information, support)Impact on SocietyAlzheimer’s DiseaseThe U.S. Food and Drug AdministratMemory loss is a natural part of aging. (Myth)Alzheimer’s More than 5 million Americans are living Websites: .netIn 2016, caregivers provided on estimated 18.2
ion (FDA) has approved two types of medications to treat Alzheimer’s. (Cholinesterase inhibitors- Aricept, Exelon, Razadyne. Memantine- Naenda)Education on how to treat the disease.