Name: Hung Lieu- ID:4492909 Unit of Study: Mental Health and Illness Assessment: Assessment 2- Written assignment Word Count:1859 words Email: Hung.email@example.com Currently, The population of elderly are estimated to be increasing in number (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014). The government is concerning about the pressure being placed on public resources as the result of aging population. The aging populations can be vulnerable to different acute and chronic disorder, which can decrease their mortality rate. This can stifle patients’ normal living pattern, which can lead to the vulnerability of experiencing moods disorder, such as depression and anxiety (Potvin et al., 2013). This will lead to the increase
C. Illusions, are simple perceptions, which although produced by an external stimulus are misinterpreted by the client. The information gathered by the eye is processed in the brain to give a perception that does not tally with the physical measurement of the stimulus source.
http://jic.sagepub.com/content/11/3/121.abstract 8. List the nursing implications and education needs for each of the following categories of medication related to heart failure: See Attached
CU238P Dementia Awareness 1.1 Explain what is meant by the term ‘dementia’. The term dementia is used to describe an illness that affects the memory. Patients can suffer from forgetfulness, loss of memory and the inability to remember new information. As well as being unable to speak and be understood by others and
The main purpose of the ensuing evaluation is to determine if Ms. Tyler is competent to stand trial for accused crimes, and needs to be evaluated for criminal responsibility. She exhibits signs of mental illness; further investigation via a mental status assessment is required.
The Mental Health Screening Form-III (MHSF) could provide useful information to help assess the appropriate level of care according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The MHSF is a versatile assessment that can be given to the client to answer or the clinician can orally give it to the client (Center for Abuse Treatment, 2005). The assessment covers a range of mental health illnesses that can prompt additional questions for the clinician to find out more information.
The claimant underwent a Mental Diagnostic Evaluation by George M. DeRoeck, Psy.D. on June 17, 2015. He reported to Dr. DeRoeck he was rated 70% disabled due to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He state he likes to watch TV in his room and fish. He also stated he avoided any reminders of violence in the media, feels tense and has flashback/intrusive thoughts about “anything burning.” Has also is iable to obtain restful sleep and is prone to lost periods of time. He began receiving outpatient treatment in 2007 via medication management and counseling at the VA. He attended inpatient treatment in July of 2013 for several months. He also attended a six-month program in October or November of 2013. At the time of the evaluation, he was going
Psychological Disorder Analysis Psy 270 Melissa Guynn 1-22-2012 The purpose of this assignment was to accurately diagnose Marla and to find causes and prospective treatments for her disorder. Marla is a 42 year old Hispanic female who comes to the mental health clinic complaining of having trouble sleeping,
Developing Rural Services for Mental Health Patients in Vermont A Needs Assessment and Analysis There is a high prevalence of mental illness in America and rural communities are certainly not exempt. (NAMI, 2013) In fact they may have a higher incidence that often goes unreported as well as untreated. Mental illness can include emotional problems, depression, traumatic brain injuries, schizophrenia and other mood disorders. There is a general lack of services available in Vermont for those who suffer from mental health disorders; rural areas present their own unique set of challenges. Rural Vermont areas usually lack public transportation. In addition, many people in the community needing to access services do not have the financial resources
Hallucinations can be auditory. The types of auditory hallucinations that people experience vary. Some people can hear mean voices one telling them to do something wrong and the other telling them not too. Auditory hallucination can be like a radio talk show so you are hearing the voice, but not
AIM: Teaching and learning the mental state examination (MSE) to post-graduate nursing student or professional to improve skills and knowledge to document findings during assessment of the patient/client, and would improve the quality of documentation of patient's mental states.
A Medical laboratory technologist collect samples and performs tests to analyze fluids, tissue, and other substances. Most Mlt's work under the supervision of physicians or lab technologists. Their jobs are to help find illnesses or determine certain treatments a patins can take. To be more specific they analyse body
Mental Status Exam: Online Sample Search A Mental Status Exam is essential to providing an accurate treatment plan for patients. The structured assessment is designed accumulate client’s developmental, psychiatric, medical, and social history, and current symptoms (Sands & Gellis, 2012, p. 79) For example, the below scenario was taken from the Medical Transcription Sample Reports. The MSE depicts a detailed overall observation of the client and the client’s present state of cognizant. Although there are many forms of MSE documentations, each will list the following components: “descriptions of the patient's appearance and general behavior, level of consciousness and attentiveness, motor and speech activity, mood and affect, thought and perception, attitude and insight” (Walker, Hall, & Hurst, 1990). Some of these components inquires an observational process, in which the evaluator is
What is drug? A drug is a chemical substance that acts on the brain and nervous system, and changes a individual's mood, emotion or state of consciousness (Health Service Executive 2013). Drugs classified by the effect they produce: • Stimulants, such as cocaine, make people feel full of energy; • Depressants (or sedatives), such as heroin,
A STUDY ON THE MENTAL HEALTH STATUS OF GYM GOING AND NON GOING STUDENTS *Zamirullah Khan, *Shailendra Pratap Singh & ** Naseem Ahmed Abstract: