Mental Health Exam #1

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Jnara
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283844
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Mental Health Exam #1
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2014-09-22 20:44:31
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Mental Illness
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Mental Health
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  1. Homeless %es
    • 39% non-Hispanic whites/ 76% 
    • 42% African American/ 11% 
    • 13% HIspanic / 9% 
    • 4% Native Americans / 1%
    • 2% Asian
  2. How many of the homeless suffer from a mental illness
    20-25%
  3. suicide rates for american indians, Alaska natives, african american women
    higher for 1st two and lowest for A.A Women.
  4. How many w/out health insurance
  5. 25% African AMericans and latinos 
    16% white
  6. LRTA
    Least Restrictive treatment Alternative
  7. Epidemiology
    • concept from the field of public health
    • Refers to the study of distribution of diseases or illnesses in population.
  8. Prevalence
    # of cases ( new and existing) occur at a certain time or over a specific time span
  9. Incidence
    # of new cases that occur over a specified period of time
  10. How many %es of Americans have a mental illness?
    25%
  11. How many Americans receive diagnosable mental disorder
    20%
  12. How many of the population has disability disorders such as schizophrenia?
    5%
  13. How many young people have mental illness that impairs functioning to some extent?
    20%
  14. How many children with serious mental illness?
    5-9% 9-17yrs
  15. how many children who suffer from ADD/ADHD grow out of it?
    50%
  16. How many suffer from a diagnosable disorder during a 1 yr. time pd.
    20%

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