This discussion assesses your ability to clarify the role of each legally mandated attendee on the Individualized Education Program team. This assessment also supports your achievement of Course Learning Outcome….
Do mental health stigmas exist? How might stigmas affect patient diagnosis and treatment
According the National Alliance on Mental Illness (2016), 1 in 5 adults will experience mental illness each year–that’s 20% of the American population. Examples of mental illness include anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia. Like other chronic conditions, mental illnesses are marked by behavioral and biological components.
address the following:
- Pick a mental illness and briefly describe it.
- Describe both the behavioral and biological components of the disease. What treatment options exist for each component of the disease?
consider and address the following questions:
- Do you notice similarities among any of the conditions your classmates have discussed? If so, which ones?
- Do mental health stigmas exist? How might stigmas affect patient diagnosis and treatment?