Human Mental Health Development 9/22/10
1875-1961 Carl Jung: Worked with Sigmund Freud. His view is that you develop your personality based
on a forward moving character. His theory people looked into the future and developed goals
Human Mental Development- 9-20-10
At conception there are 23 chromosomes from a female and 23 chromosomes from a
male, with that an embryo is formed. In each egg and sperm combination there are 8
million combinations of chromosomes. Heredity certainty is
History of Mental Health 9-10-10
1. Primitive time: There is evidence that there was mental health and treatment. They
thought it was spiritual or magnetic fields for the stars and moon (lunatic, comes from
that). Medicine doctors used for driv
Emotional Wellness (Mental)
Definition: Mental health: emotionally resilient, bounce back from setbacks; how quickly you get over it;
Characteristics of a healthy person: Meet simple demands of daily life (i.e. eating, hygiene, etc)
*Do NOT equate
Eating disorders 11/3/10
Marked by extremes, when a person eating behavior gets disturbed, severe reduction of
food or extreme over eating or obsession of body image, shape and weight
Start out eating small/large amount then usual then at some point the u
Dimensions of Wellness
Mental Health is a component of wellness.
Wellness is used instead of healthy.
Health doesnt always mean that you are well.
Definition of wellness: Achievement of your potential in six dimensions and are related; you cant b
Depressive Disorders Oct 25 2010
People stop doing pleasurable thing that they enjoy.
Disabling and paralyzing and episodes might occur one time in a person life time. If you
do get major depression it will reoccur throughout your life.
Childhood Mental Issues 10-4-10
Chronic when it comes to staying on task
High % of children have this illness
More boys than girls
Leading cause of referrals to mental health professional, school counselor, as well as
Bipolar is also called Manic Depression-unusual brain disorder that cause extreme
changes in the mood, energy and the ability to carry out everyday task.
Symptoms are very severe. They are different from the normal up and down s other
Commonly known as ASD.
Its a form of neurological health disorder; its very complicated and complex.
Characterizes by social impairment, w/ difficulties in communication. This disorder is
sometimes referred to as autism or classical ASD. Mo
Addiction Disorder 11_5_10
The drug is only the chemical change in part of an addiction
Addiction is a habit, that has gone out to control and it effects the persons health, ability
to function, takes away from their daily activities
Closely related to dr
Test Information 10-11-10
Objective Part-25 multiple chose and T/F question-2pt each
The history mental health
Very Specific Questions
Short Answer-Mini Essays-25pt per question
Childhood mental health disorders
Psychotropic Disorders 10_29_10
No feeling of guilt or remorse, no sense of concerns for the well-being of family, friends
or themselves. No shame, lazy, immoral, selfish or harmful actions. The concept of
responsibility is unknown-This is the common psyc
Personality Disorders 11_1_10
Borderline Personality Disorder Characteristics: Very unstable moods, trouble with
relationships, self-image and behaviors. Emotions are all over daily.
o Suffer from emotional deregulation: Cant regulate emotions properly
Mental Health Promotion 9-13-10
In order to have mental promotion programs we need to have the following:
First Commitment: to support: not use the mentality of Not in My Backyard
( NIMB) it was started in the 1970. We have to see who is running the