mental illness

Discuss the quality of the coverage, the accuracy/inaccuracy of the images presented, the assumptions made about mental illness, and an overall evaluation of the coverage.

ASSIGNMENT Option 1: Media and Mental Illness Find a source of information in the media (e.g., newspaper, talk shows, TV programs, films, etc.) that deal directly with mental illness You will need to cite this media source in your References page Discuss the quality of the coverage, the accuracy/inaccuracy of the images presented, the assumptions […]

Describe how you, as a nurse, will include – or have included – cultural awareness in a client diagnosed with a mental illness.

Evidence-practice paper Submit an evidence-based practice paper about cultural competency in mental health nursing. An evidence-based practice paper allows you to explore best practice and help improve client outcomes on a psychiatric unit. Your paper should describe how you, as a nurse, will include – or have included – cultural awareness in a client diagnosed […]

Reflect on one recent news item that discusses mental illness. What points did the media correctly identify about the disease?

Mental illness in the News Unfortunately, mental illness is frequently in the news. Reflect on one recent news item that discusses mental illness. What points did the media correctly identify about the disease? What points did the media miss or discuss correctly? How does media coverage of mental illness add to the stigma of the […]

Select a health topic/issue of interest and write a policy analysis paper. Identify not only policy strategies, but the appropriate policy maker who has the authority to make the recommended policy changes.

Topic: Health Policy Analysis for Mental Illness and Firearms In this assignment, you will develop skills of investigating an issue, analyzing who and what might potentially influence a policy goal, and exploring strategies. You are to select a health topic/issue of interest and write a policy analysis paper. An important component of this assignment is […]

Discuss the origins of mental illness and how theories throughout time have affected the metamorphosis of abnormal psychology.

Origins of Abnormal Behaviors successfully complete this discussion, Based on your required resources, define abnormal psychology. Interpret why you believe it is important for clinicians to consider the three perspectives of abnormality. Discuss the origins of mental illness and how theories throughout time have affected the metamorphosis of abnormal psychology. Identify at least two of […]

Read the Passage below and explain do you agree or disagree, or can you relate to his or her opinion in the post?

Passage Response Read the Passage below and explain do you agree or disagree, or can you relate to his or her opinion in the post? Can you add any thoughts or additional information that you may have found concerning their topic? Being declared mentally ill and being declared insane are two different meanings. For an […]

Watch the Ted Talks discussing Mental Illness on The PCP page. What three things stood out to you the most? Considering the videos as a whole and the struggle of mental illness.

Depression “Writing a 3-2-1 Reflection Paper” As you watch each of the videos, in the Patient-Centered Care Module, take brief notes on key points or major “take-aways” for you. Create an introduction paragraph that summarizes the content of the paper. Answer each of the questions using the provided headings on the attached template, then create […]

Select an existing or hypothetical Human Services organization/agency program. Compile a proposal that develops, evaluates or modifies the hypothetical implementation of this change in a real-world setting.

Topic: How has mental illness contributed to homelessness? The research proposal will be based on the problem identified at a human/social service organization. The organization selected can be one in which you are currently employed, an agency that you have an interest in, or where you intend to someday seek employment. In your paper, Select […]

Prepare two pages double-spaced using a 12-point font, reflection paper explaining on what does “mental illness” mean to you, and how has mental illness touched your life (i.e., personal, family, friends, etc.)?

REFLECTION PAPER Complete three reflection papers throughout the semester, each on different prompts. These papers should be two pages double-spaced using a 12-point font of your choice. Each paper should have your name, the course name, and the assignment title as a heading (e.g., Miriam Woodruff, PSY 242, Reflection Paper #1). All papers should be […]

Conduct a literature review that critically examines the extant of literature that has reported on: “The barriers and facilitators of ensuring good physical health outcomes for people living with a severe mental illness”.

Literature Review – Nursing Conduct a literature review that critically examines the extant of literature that has reported on: “The barriers and facilitators of ensuring good physical health outcomes for people living with a severe mental illness”. Search for existing literature on this chosen area (minimum 10) and critically examine the primary research studies that […]

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