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Working together which makes genetics and causation

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working together, which makes genetics and causation work together *Genetic & Causation are two reasons that imply social class first, THEN mental disorder *Selection – mental disorder causes you to be in that social class o Selection o Maintains that there are more mentally ill people in the lower class because mentally ill tend to drift downward (drift theory) o Mentally healthy have an upwards movement that leave the mentally ill behind (residuals) o Mental disorder causes you to be in the lower class Events of mental distress in adolescents may have an impact on their future
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o Conduct disorder, Impulse control, ADHD social selection o Anti-social behavior, anxiety social causation Treatment o Try to change and work on stressors o Give people better coping skills Welfare Social Network Bringing mental health services to public housing o Research shows that giving money increases chances of improving quality of life Parenting styles Eased strain on feast/famine Bills Clothes Christmas presents o In any social class, the higher your education, the more likely you are to go for treatment Age o CDC study 1 in 5 young children have a mental illness / 20% of children (ages 3-17 years old) Children o Anxiety, depression, autism, ADHD o Looked at substance abuse, the youth had mental illness before substance abuse o Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 12-17 years old Adolescents – 18-24 years old o Highest prevalence for mental disorders o Highest prevalence for substance abuse (18-24 years old) o Time in life where you have career options because you’re starting out, not really stable Middle age – 30s – 50s o Best age for mental health o Stable income o Mastery o Resilience o All factors work to control stressors Late age o Cognitive and memory decline o Loss of friends, jobs o Ageism
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