VNSG 1238

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jensball
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125705
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VNSG 1238
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2012-01-03 17:58:08
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MENTAL HEALTH
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  1. MENTAL HEALTH
    A STATE OF SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF MENTAL FUNCTION, RESULTING IN PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITES, FULFILLING RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER PEOPLE, AND THE ABILITY TO ADAPT TO CHANGE AND TO COPE WITH ADVERSITY.
  2. FACTORS AFFECTING HEALTH
    INHERITED CHARACTERISTICS, CHILDHOOD NURTURING, LIFES CIRCUMSTANCES EITHER POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE
  3. MENTAL ILLNESS
    THE TERM THAT REFERS COLLECTIVELY TO ALL DIAGNOSABLE MENTAL DISORDERS
  4. CHARACTERISTICS IDENTIFIED IN MENTAL ILLNESS
    POOR SELF CONCEPT, FEELINGS OF INADEQUACY, DEPENDENT BEHAVIOR DUE TO ABOVE, PESSIMISM THAT IS CONSTANT, POOR JUDGEMENT, INABILITY TO: COPE, TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACTIONS,TO RECOGNIZE OWN TALENTS, RECOGNIZE LIMITATIONS, OR PERCIEVE REALITY, AND AVOIDANCE OF PROBLEMS
  5. MALADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR
    DEMANDS OR SEEKS IMMEDIATE GRATIFICATION, INABILITY TO ESTABLISH A MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIP
  6. MENTAL DISORDERS
    ARE HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT ARE CHARACTERIZED BY ALTERATIONS IN THINKING, MOOD, OR BEHAVIOR WHICH ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DISTRESS AND/OR IMPAIRED FUNCTIONING AND SPAWN A HOST OF HUMAN PROBLEMS THAT MAY INCLUDE DISABILITY, PAIN, OR DEATH.
  7. DETERMINATION OF MALADAPTIVE VS. ADAPTIVE: THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS OF MENTAL HEALTH ARE ASSESSED:
    POSITIVE SELF IMAGE, AWARENESS OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR OWN BEHAVIOR AND CONSEQUENCES, MAINTAINING SATISFACTORY INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS, ADAPTABILITY TO CHANGES, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION, AWARENESS OF EMOTIONS AND EXPRESSIONS, EFFECTIVE PROBLEM SOLVING, USE OF SUPPORT SYSTEMS

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