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Dbe
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD

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John Adney
Answered: Sep 25, 2017

False: people with mental illness are more likely to be the victims, rather than the perpetrators of violence

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
A medical disease that can be identified along a mental health continuum

Mental disease is a medical disease that can be identified along a mental health continuum (p. 3). Mental health...Read More

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Lailaa
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
To be mentally ill is to be different and odd

A common myth is that to be mentally ill is to be different and odd. Another misconception is that to be healthy, a person must be logical and...Read More

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M. Krasinski, Content Writer
Answered: Jul 05, 2018
Everyone experiences feelings of sadness, or low mood, at times in their lives but when symptoms are present continuously for two weeks or more, a diagnosis of clinical depression may be made....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
A form of treatment for some mental illnesses which includes exposure therapy and anxiety management training

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
False-many people think that mental illness is incurable or that mental health treatment is not successful. however, the success rates for the treatment of many common mental disorders equal or...Read More

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Kevinbcole
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Interventions that seek to alter or manage stimuli so that adaptive responses can occur.

Roy developed the Roy Adaptation Model, which consists of four essential elements: humans as...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Personality disorders and mental retardation

Definitions on page 9. Examples in Table 1-3 (p. 10).

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
False

False. Only a small percentage of people with mental illness are violent. Unfortunately, people with mental illness often are portrayed as villains rather than victims in movies and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
The proportion of a population with a mental disorder at a given time-epidemiology is the quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations (p. 4). descriptive...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
None of the above-one form of mental illness recognized in parts of southeast asia is running amok, in which someone (usually a male) run around engaging in furious, almost indiscriminate violent...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
False: left untreated, eating disorders have a high risk of mental and physical illnesses that can cause death

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
False

False. Studies show that most people with mental illnesses get better, and many recover completely. Recovery refers to the process in which people are able to live, work, learn, and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 03, 2020
Any general medical condition(s) believed to be relevant to the mental disorder in question (e.g. a neurological dysfunction; e.g. diabetes in a child with a conduct disorder)

Definitions...Read More

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