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Mental Health Unit 1

Unit 1 test

TermDefinition
Mental Health a state of well being in which each individual is able to realize his or her own potential, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and fruitfully, and make a contribution to the community.
Mental Illness Clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome marked by, the patients distress, disability, or the risk of suffering disability or loss of freedom.
Resilience a personal characteristic that helps to promote adaptation to stressful situations
epidemiology the quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations. Can help identify high-risk groups and behaviors
Diathesis-stress model diathesis represents biological, and stress represents environmental stress or trauma. "nature plus nurture"
mental health consumers groups of people with mental illnesses
10 fundamental components of the recovery process 1. self-directed 2. individual- and person-centered 3. empowering 4. holistic 5. nonlinear 6. strengths-based 7. peer supported 8. respect 9. responsibility 10. hope
incidence the number of NEW cases of mental disorders in a healthy population within a given period of time
prevalence the TOTAL number of cases, new and existing, in a given population during a specific period of time, regardless of when they became ill.
clinical epidemiology BROAD field- addresses what happens after people with illnesses are seen by providers of clinical care.
Axis I clinical disorders; other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention
Axis II Personality disorders; mental retardation
Axis III General medical conditions
Axis IV Psychosocial and environmental problems
Axis V Global assessment functioning
Main personality disorders 1. OCD 2. Narcissistic 3. Histrionic 4. Paranoid 5. Borderline 6. Dependent 7. Schizoid 8. Anxious/ Avoidant 9. Schizotypal 10. Antisocial
Created by: klhucks