Cause And Effect Essay : Mentally Disabled Friends, Why?

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Cause and Effect Essay:

Mentally disabled friends, why?

According to recent estimates from www.ncbi.nim.gov/books/NBK20369/, it states that approximately 20 percent of all Americans, or about 1 in 5 people that are over the age of 18 years do suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in that specific year. Also, that four out of the ten leading causes of disability are major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and obsessive compulsion disorder. I have found these estimates while I was researching some mental disorders for my entertainment and also some disorders as well, such as ADHD with ways to cope with it too. My favorite disorder that I have found was Schizophrenia, for it seems the most interesting to me. In due to it’s the only disorder that I at least know of that involves you being able to hear other peoples “voices” and end up believing in them, when in fact they aren’t real at all.
The start of me getting interested in mental disabilities was my mother. You see, she was working at a company that’s main purpose is to help the folks that are considered to be mentally disabled by society. Her work company was called Public Health Solution’s, or P.H.S for short, and she loved that company no matter how irritated she’d get at the staff for doing something stupid. There was one time that she came home so upset, that she nearly was in tears because of something that had happened that day. So when I had asked her was happened she said, while trying so hard to…
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