Eating Disorders, Mental Health Awareness and Social Media

A mental illness is a health problem that significantly affects how a person feels, thinks, behaves, and interacts with other people (Stuart, 2006). Eating Disorders (EDs) fit into a large group of disorders based around severe disturbances in eating behaviour characterised by preoccupation with weight concern and body image, damaging health and psychosocial functioning (Dawson, … Read more

Explore the Rich History of PTSD Treatment Over Time

PTSD or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, is a psychiatric disorder that people get after experiencing extremely traumatic events. PTSD could affect people who have been victims of terrorist attacks, rape, or serious accidents, but it is most commonly seen in our veterans returning from war. Many of the atrocities that are seen in war and some … Read more

Fulfill Belonging and Love Needs for Mental Health and Job Performance | Cockshaw et al. (2014) and Shakespeare-Finch and Daley (2017)

Mental health wellbeing. Belongingness has been defined in several definitions, however, the central theme of belongingness is the relational value of one’s perception in others’ perceived thinking (as cited in Cockshaw, Shochet, & Obst, 2014). In recent years, the sense of being valued by others has been linked to depression. Therefore, Cockshaw, Shochet, and Obst … Read more

The Relationship Between Mental Health & Recidivism Among TX Juveniles

 Abstract This study is aimed at exploring the relationship between mental health and alcohol or other drug use (AOD) and recidivism with juvenile delinquents in Texas. A recent study states that substance use disorders and comorbidity of substance use with mental health problems were directly related and demonstrated an increased likelihood of recidivism. Detained … Read more

Explore‬ ‪Dissociative Identity Disorder: Complex Mental Health Diagnosed After Trauma

 What is Dissociative Identity Disorder? Multiple Personality Disorder is a mental disease that exists in about one percent of the population and is supported by lots of research. The American Psychiatric Association named Multiple Personality Disorder in 1994 Dissociative Identity Disorder. Dissociative Identity Disorder is a mental process which produces a lack of connection … Read more

Explore Abnormal Psychology & Mental Health: Causes & Treatment

 Psychological Disorders Every human being understands what mental health or abnormal behavior is. However, these disorders are not classified in the same way in all cultures since they are culturally conditioned both throughout history and in each specific cultural situation. People who exhibit such behaviors are considered to be "rare individuals" with tastes and … Read more

Rise in LGBTQ Discrimination: Mental Health & Hate Crimes

 LGBTQ Discrimination On June 12th, 2016, forty-nine people were murdered in the horrific hate-crime shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, regarded as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (“They”). Acts of LGBTQ discrimination such as this happen everyday and will continue happening with President Trump and Vice President Pence. Thanks to … Read more

Medical Marijuana’s Therapeutic Benefits: Exploring Pain, Mental Health and More

 Cannabis at the Corner of Happy and Healthy? Cannabis began to be recognized for its medicinal purposes in Western medicine in the mid-19th century with the help of French psychiatrist Jacques-Joseph Moreauand’s book where he describes the short-term effects of cannabis and examines its therapeutic use (Zuardi). Although it has been over a century … Read more

“Unveiling the Nurse’s Role in Holistic Assessment in Mental Health Settings

 The nurse’s role in assessment has evolved and become a key aspect of the multidisciplinary team’s findings when formulating a care plan. A nursing assessment can be defined as ‘collecting subjective and objective data’ (Weber and Kelley, 2014). This essay will focus on assessment tools used in an acute community mental health setting for … Read more

Studies on the impact of social media on mental health

Any platform that allows social interaction is considered a social media site, including social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. These programs offer today’s youth a portal for entertainment and communication and have grown exponentially in recent years. For teenagers in the modern-day social media has become the primary form of communication between … Read more

What impact does social media have on the mental health of teenagers?

Oxford Dictionary defines social media as “the websites and software programs used for social networking”. Studies carried out on teens’ usage of social media show that more than 90% of teenagers use social media, and by the age of 17, three-fourths of teenagers have at least one active social media account. Social media has a … Read more

Impact of social media on teenage mental health

How long do you stay on your phone surfing through social media? Teens who spend more than 2 hours per day on any social networking platform are significantly more likely to have mental health problems resulting in suicidal ideation (Gramigna, 2020). Although some may argue that suicidal behaviors vary in gender, where one resides, and … Read more

Factors affecting the mental health of the students during the COVID-19 pandemic

This chapter contains the review of related literature and studies done by the researchers. The factors affecting the mental health of the students during the COVID-19 pandemic were tackled in this chapter. The contents written in this chapter was gathered from various articles, books, and research thesis written by other authors and researchers. Local The … Read more

Treating LGBTQ Youth (mental health)

Introduction Individuals in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community are an interesting topic of discussion when it applies to mental health treatment. There are many intervention options available, as well as many more options that could be implemented in the treatment of mental health disorders. The LGBTQ community, specifically gay and bisexual … Read more

Are video games to blame for childhood obesity and mental health issues?

For decades now exposing children to video games has been a very controversial topic, however, I feel cutting off video games from children entirely isn’t the answer to the issue. The younger generation shouldn’t be shut off from that range of technology just because there is a selection of violent and not safe for work … Read more

Summary of studies on mental health among dental students (focus on Covid-19 pandemic)

MENTAL HEALTH AND SELF CARE PRACTICES AMONG DENTAL HYGIENISTS. A study done in Oregon, authored by SaraJane A Barnard, Bree A. Alexander, Ashli K. Lockett, Jennifer J. Lusk, Shelly Singh, Kathryn P. Bell and Lesley A. Harbison done in 2020.thr purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence of mental health concerns and stressors … Read more

Attitudes towards mentally ill offenders – the killing of Lennie Small in John Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’

Abstract: John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men puts forth various notions of mental health during the Great Depression era in the United States of America. This paper focuses mainly on the treatment of Lennie Small, an individual with mental illness, by the other characters, especially George Milton. It explores how mental illness was dealt with … Read more

Supporting the homeless mentally ill

Abstract The homeless mentally ill is growing population that is difficult to work with due to various reasons. Homelessness is becoming an epidemic globally. Strong leadership in the helping service field is needed. Cultural diversity is brought into the discussion and how it can be used on all levels. This paper discusses advocacy theories and … Read more

The effect of music on health

We wake up to different music every day, whether its waking up to an alarm clock or tuning into Spotify on the way to work. Music is beautiful to listen daily, it helps us develop mental energy to keep us motivated and happy. Music is an extraordinary type of articulation and can be utilized to … Read more

The stigma around mental health and benefits

There is a link between the government’s approach to cutting the benefit bill and negative attitudes towards disabled people and people suffering with mental health problems. For example, Theresa May’s advisor says disability benefits should go to ‘really disabled people’, and not to ‘anxiety sufferers’. Conservative MP, George Freeman, was in favour of cutting £3.7 … Read more

Should Medical Assistance in Dying be allowed for Refractory Mental Health Patients? (argumentative essay)

Should They Allow Medical Assistance in Dying for Refractory Mental Health Patients? This paper intends to use the principle of a utilitarian to conduct an ethical argumentative essay on the decision made by CAMH that the federal government should refrain from amending the MAID legislation for people who are mentally ill. The CAMH argues that … Read more

Mental Health Act (1983) assessment (reflective essay)

This practice analysis aims to critically reflect on a snapshot of my involvement with a 17-year-old female called Christina, in particular following a Mental Health Act (1983) assessment which was conducted whilst she was in custody. For the purpose of this assignment I will be focusing on some pivotal points in the case which I … Read more

Mental health disorders – access to services (focus on BAME groups)

1. The 2011 census put a spotlight on the growing diversity of England and Wales’ population. Amongst the 56 million residents in England and Wales, 86% were White, 8% were Asian/Asian British and 3% were Black/African/Caribbean/Black British. Of this Asian and Black population, about 13% (7.5 million) living in England and Wales were born outside … Read more

Critically evaluate tensions in Social Work law (mental ill health adults and their carers)

This discussion will critically evaluate the tensions inherent in the practice of Social Work (SW) law, specifically with mental ill health (MIH) adults and their carers in England and Wales. It is to be highlighted that this discussion will be concentrating upon the main legislation that associate to MIH, such as the 2005 Mental Capacity … Read more

How does poor sleep affect your mental health?

Sleep is the perfect facilitator for mindfulness, putting a distance between us and negative experiences we face, in order to process them in context and move on despite them. However, with 30% of the nation experiencing chronic sleep deprivation and insomnia, and nearly 95% of these people reporting ‘low energy levels’, could this be the … Read more

How Mental Health is Conceptualised in India

The Waterloo-Wellington branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHAWW) is interested in addressing mental health in a way that acknowledges various cultural perspectives on mental health. The CMHA describes mental health as a balance in all aspects of one’s life, from mental and emotional to physical and social. This paper will be examining three … Read more

Discuss and analyse face-to-face friendships and on-line friendships, in terms of the prevalence of mental health conditions

The use of digital platforms has become a popular way of interacting with people and more specifically, a way of establishing and maintaining relationships. Recently though, digital platforms (DP) such as Facebook and Instagram and the on-line friendships generated through them, have been connected to diminished psychological health in adolescents especially. This is due to … Read more

Utilization Rates of Mental Health Services in Underrepresented & Minority Populations: The Impact Race Has on Treatment

 Over the years, mental health researchers have become increasingly interested in conducting research pertaining to the utilization rates of mental health services (Sue & Sue, 1990).  Research has concluded that certain populations may utilize mental health services more so than others. In particular, individuals from underrepresented and minority populations are less likely to utilize … Read more

Psychology of Mental Health: Depress. Diagnose, Causes & Treatments

Introduction Mental health is among the most significant concerns of the modern society. The issues of mental disorders have been a topic of discussion for an extended period. Most people within the community are of the belief that mental disorders are rare and only happen to specific people within the community. Contrary to these opinions, … Read more

Secure Attachment Styles in Mental Health: Implications for Clinical Psychology Practice

 This section will focus on the implications of the theory for clinical psychology practice, by considering the implications of attachment on mental health. Literature examining links between mental health and attachment style at different stages of the lifecycle will be reviewed, following which ideas for attachment based clinical work will be discussed. Empirical evidence … Read more

Mental Health Problems – Stats, Signs, Conditions & Public Figures

 ..Mental health is our emotional,psychological,and well being.It affects how we think,feel,and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress,relate to others,and make choices.Mental Health is important at every stage of life,from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course of your life,if you experience mental health problems,your thinking,,mood,and behaviour could be affected.Many factors … Read more

Mental Health in Iraq: Tackling Trauma Through WHO and Community Collaboration

 Position paper Committee: World Health Organization Country Iraq Topic: Mental Health and Awareness Iraq, as some historians say, is the birth place of history itself and its home to one of the worlds oldest civilizations. From Ancient Mesopotamia to the recent American invasion, Iraq’s history is truly a mix of great culture, ancient civilization … Read more

Linking biocrobiomes to mental health,

As part of the human experience, we have natural reactions of anxiety, stress, and depression. Research towards these emotions should be centered around the brain, so it may be odd to focus on bacteria from the stomach, more specifically from the gut. But when we think about how we describe these emotions through language as … Read more

Forming the human connections between bacteria in the gut to mental health and behavior

Bacteria from your stomach tells you what to feel. That’s not a sentence you hear every day. A groundbreaking study correlating gut microbes to mental health and human behavior has opened up a whole new world in the approaches of current pharmacological methods. Gut microbes and humans have always been in a symbiotic relationship as … Read more

The Importance of a Calm and Confident Approach in Mental Health

October 2017 The importance of calm and confident approach in mental health Nursing is one of the few professions that involve an elevated level of stress and challenges. Sometimes the surroundings in which nurses perform their work are unpredictable, and the patient needs so individualized that it requires special skills and confidence in making any … Read more

Social perceptions that Mental Health nurses face

This essay will explore the social perceptions that Mental Health nurses face, brought about by the media, history and peoples personal experiences which can be passed around the community with exaggeration. It will the be explained how this view on nursing effects modern day practice, the creation of new legislation and my personal path into … Read more

Analysing a range of articles on Mental health illnesses

Mental health illnesses, particularly depression and anxiety are viewed in a variety of different ways and there are lots of things that need to be considered when diagnosing and treating a possible mental health condition. This essay will look in detail about the history of diagnosing mental health illnesses and the stigma that is attached … Read more

The Detrimental Impacts of Bullying on Workplace Health

The Detrimental Impacts of Bullying on Workplace Health A good tree cannot bring forth bad fruit – this old saying is known to many cultures around the world. Stemming from this metaphor of a tree, a healthy organization would have happy, healthy and thriving workers, and would thus be a productive organization. Health is often … Read more

Identify inspirational leader and investigate their leadership theory (mental health nursing)

= “Identify inspirational leader and investigate their leadership theory (mental health nursing)”; $subject = “Health”; $subjectlink = “https://www.essaysauce.com/health-essays/”; $pubdate = “21st September 2019”; This essay will firstly identify an individual whom I, as a student mental health nurse, have perceived to be a role model and inspirational leader in clinical practice, and investigate the leadership … Read more

Mental health guidance for children and teens

One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide Below are some common mental illnesses that affect children and teens: Anxiety disorders … Read more

60% of Juveniles in Texas at Risk of Recidivism Due to Mental Health and AOD

 Abstract This study is aimed at exploring the relationship between mental health and alcohol or other drug use (AOD) and recidivism with juvenile delinquents in Texas. A recent study states that substance use disorders and comorbidity of substance use with mental health problems were directly related and demonstrated an increased likelihood of recidivism. Detained … Read more

Exploring the Impact of Solitary Confinement on Mental Health and Behavioral Outcomes

  According to Merriam Webster solitary confinement is defined as: the state of being kept alone in a prison cell away from other prisoners. Solitary confinement is the practice and so called “supermax prisons” of holding inmates in a single cell for 22 or 23 hours a day for months or years on end. The … Read more

Saving Lives Through Suicide Prevention: Evaluating Screening for Mental Health, Inc. Program

 Suicide is a mental struggle in which individuals harm themselves up until the point where they kill themselves. This struggle has been going on in the United States quite more often now that technology has come about. Technology has made it easier for children to be bullied. Sometimes students are bullied within their schools, … Read more

Mental Illness and Abortion: Investigating the Societal Injustice of Long-Term Mental Health Risks

 University of Detroit Mercy Abortion: A Societal Injustice on Mental Health Issue Brief Paper Isabel Chism SOC 1000 Professor West Smith 5 December 2018 According to the Alan Guttmacher Institute (year), over twenty-six million legal abortions are conducted each year worldwide. The pro-life argument is often criticized for being religiously based, but there are … Read more

Children of Divorce: Uncovering the Impact of Interparental Conflict on Mental Health

 Divorce has become something of the norm now, with one in two marriages are resulting in separation (Center for Disease Control And Prevention, 2012). The conflicts caused by divorce does not only affect the spouses but profoundly impact the children. Often, this event leads to children having issues with their social, mental, and physical … Read more

Mental Health Crisis on US Campuses: Need for Effective and Efficient Frameworks

 Mental Health Needs and Recommendations There has been substantial changes in the stated missions of college counseling centers all over the United States with discussions in literatures often addressing the boundaries of the counseling centers as a mental health care provider(Mowbray et al.,2006).Mental and behavioral disorders remain the primary leading causes of disability for … Read more

Invest in Mental Health to Improving Quality of Life and Reduce Mass Shootings in the US

 Mental health has become one of the United States’ biggest problems and it continues to grow and cause even bigger problems that have to be faced. The United States should work towards solving these problems. Many people face mental illnesses throughout their life and they are hard to treat because of the lack of … Read more

How Social Media Impacts Mental Health of Children and Adolescents

 INTRODUCTION Throughout the years, technology have been improving rapidly. Which led to more platforms to exist in the internet. This could lead to both positive and negative impacts to the generation to come. As now people could exchange information faster than before. With the existence of social media, communication between two or more people … Read more

Protecting Perinatal Mental Health: New Poster Encourages Midwives to Actively Screen for Maternal Illnesses in Postnatal Care

 Research suggests 1 in 10 women develop a mental illness whilst pregnant or in the first year after giving birth (NHS 2018). In recent years, there has been an increase in awareness into the importance of emotional wellbeing assessments despite this, there are still gaps in the healthcare system that allow for women to … Read more

Mental Health of Pediatric Patients: Its Causes and Risk Factors

 Mental Health and Pediatric Patients Elyssa N Handlen Dakota College at Bottineau NURS 227: Clinical Application 1 Connie Geyer September 16, 2018 Mental Health and Pediatric Patients Social workers in the hospital setting are often forgotten players left on the bench, but when it comes to discharging patients with difficult medical histories and needs, … Read more

Exploring How Contemporary Issues in Parenting Affect Mental Health: A Psychosocial Perspective

 Paste youImplications of contemporary issues in Parenting: as a psychosocial factor in mental health Parenting is undoubtedly one of the most important factors in determining the mental health of the children. Right from childhood the impact of parenting is strong enough to shape how a child will grow into an adult. The importance of … Read more

Mental Health Issues in College and University Campuses: Policy Analysis and Recommendations

 Executive Summary The policy analysis is based on the increasing numbers of cases on mental health issues in college and university campuses. The topic is supported by evidential data collected from various studies and peer-reviewed articles that show the statistical prevalence of the most common forms of mental health issues seen among the students, … Read more

Inspired Leadership: Examining Joe’s Transformational Leadership Theory in Mental Health Nursing

 “Identify inspirational leader and investigate their leadership theory (mental health nursing)”; This essay will firstly identify an individual whom I, as a student mental health nurse, have perceived to be a role model and inspirational leader in clinical practice, and investigate the leadership theory and approach of this individual. Secondly, the essay will critically … Read more

Treating Anxiety Disorders Easily and Affordably: Advocating for Mental Health

 Summary An anxiety disorder is a general term for a grouping of disorders that involve feeling anxious. Anxiety disorders, while very common, are very treatable. There are six types of anxiety: generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks/panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias/irrational fears, social phobia/social anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (Anxiety Disorders and Anxiety Attacks). … Read more

Mental Health Issues: The History, Stigma and Treatment Strategies

 Mental health illnesses, particularly depression and anxiety are viewed in a variety of different ways and there are lots of things that need to be considered when diagnosing and treating a possible mental health condition. This essay will look in detail about the history of diagnosing mental health illnesses and the stigma that is … Read more

Mental Health: Understanding and Enhancing Resilience with Music Therapy

   The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines mental health as a ‘state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community’ (World Health Organisation, 2014). Throughout many … Read more

Understand Mental Health and Self-Care Through Music Therapy – Develop Resilience Now!

   The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines mental health as a ‘state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community’ (World Health Organisation, 2014). Throughout many … Read more

Social Support and its Benefits for Undergraduate Students Mental Health

 Social support refers to the emotional/physical sustenance an individual receives from those in their social network. Research shows that having social ties and access to social support is positively related to mental health (Umberson and Montez, 2010; Seeman, 1996; Berkman and Syme, 1979), indicating that individuals facing adversity can benefit from having a wide … Read more

Mental Health in Saudi Adolescents: Worrisome Trends for World Mental Health Day 2018

 Mental Health and Saudi Adolescents’ The area of concern for World Mental health day 2018 is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world' by the World Health Organization. The area of interest is very sensitive as well as important because youth/adolescent is a vital part of the world. In other words, we … Read more

The Complexities of Indigenous Mental Health: Understanding the contributions of Patrick Wolfe, Martin Nakata and the Uluru Statement from the Heart

 Professor Martin Nakata is a Torres Strait Islander man, and there are two main texts written by him that I draw from in a lot of my academic work. The Cultural Interface and Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the disciplines.   Nakata recognises the complexity of the space that Indigenous people exist in, a space … Read more

Maximize Mental Health of Adolescents: Examining Prevalence & Solutions

 Adolescence being the critical period of human life, the state of emotional and behavioral health plays an important role in building up the life of a person. The present study addressed the issues of this important component of mental health. 5.1 Summary of findings Even though all 311 selected students were participated for the … Read more

Achieving Balanced Mental Health in Adolescence: A Study of Emotional and Behavioral Health

 Paste yoAdolescence being the critical period of human life, the state of emotional and behavioral health plays an important role in building up the life of a person. The present study addressed the issues of this important component of mental health. 5.1 Summary of findings Even though all 311 selected students were participated for … Read more

South Asian Women: Mental Health, Culture, and Social Support Networks

 Introduction Women’s mental health seems to be a recognized for everyone. South Asian women are described as women originating from the southern region of the Asian continent. A few of the countries are Bangladesh, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and etc (Islam, Khanlou, & Tamim, 2014). Three social determinants of health that contribute to … Read more

Black Mental Health: Understanding Depression, PTSD, and Anxiety in the African American Community

 Mental health in the black community has been a common problem throughout history. As children when we feel we are different mentally we are told by our community that it’s just a phase, or simply we don’t address the problem at all. Without our mental state of mind is healthy, we cannot be healthy. … Read more

Discover Legal Action for Mentally Ill: Exploring Mental Health Defense in Court Trials

 In today’s society, there are many crazy and insane people, and nobody knows why they do what they do. However, in such cases where there are criminal effects, the legal action becomes extremely hard to distinguish between those who are severely mentally ill and those who are faking it. The court's decision involves many … Read more

Exploring Celebrity Attitude & Mental Health of Filipino Fans: Fandom Study

 Running head: CELEBRITY WORSHIP AND MENTAL HEALTH Fandom: Exploring the Celebrity Attitude of Filipinos in Relation to Mental Health Arfeille Domingo Edrian Lichingyao Marvin Onglengco Giselle Santiago Adviser: Marc Eric S. Reyes, PhD, RP Department of Psychology, University of Santo Tomas Abstract Fans have a tendency to form one-sided relationships with celebrities who are … Read more

Exploring the One-Sided Relationship Kids Have w/Celebrities: Impact on Mental Health: A Study of Filipino Fans

 Fans have a tendency to form one-sided relationships with celebrities who are made famous by both mass and social media. These one-sided quasi-interactions between a fan and a celebrity known as parasocial relationships have been hypothesized to contribute to the level of celebrity worship. Research has shown that extreme celebrity attitude have some relations … Read more

Exploring Justice Marshall’s Vision: Examining the Intersection of Mental Health, Free Speech, and the Internet

 In 1987, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall gave a lecture where he argued that the Constitution must be interpreted in light of the moral, political, and cultural climate of the age of interpretation believed the U.S. Constitution must be a living document that transcends with the times. Adopting a “living document” approach, American constitutional … Read more

Growing Mental Health Issues among University Students: Solutions and Impact

 Mental health issues among university students presents a growing health concern to university’s.  Higher education is a stressful period in person’s life in which they need to cope with due to various reasons such as living away from family and a heavy schedule. While a healthy mind is key for success, a mentally fit … Read more

Combatting Mental Health Discrimination and Stigma: 60-Chr “Ending Mental Health Stigma: Learn Our Way to Help Combat Discrimination

 As people, we all experience a different perspective from one another, we act upon our feelings distinctively. We can agree that some of us have encountered inconveniences that’ve ruined our whole day or mood in general but are we open about our feelings, do we want someone to listen to what we have to … Read more

The Corrupt K-Pop Industry: Mental Health and Human Rights Violations

 Gian Pollicar Professor Carissa Baker ENC 1101 14 Nov 2018 The Hidden Corruption of the Korean Entertainment Industry The peak of entertainment in South Korea has gradually increased acknowledgement around the world. The celebrities, also known as idols, are the center of why K-pop, also known as ‘Korean pop’ has become a phenomenon that … Read more

Solving Sleep Apnoea and Suffering: Discover Causes, Diagnosis and Effects on Mental Health

 Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition that is defined by episodes of upper airway obstruction during sleep with continued respiratory effort, which leads to a cessation in airflow, a decrease in blood oxygen saturations and transient arousal from sleep to lighter sleep or wakefulness. Sufferers of OSA are often unaware that these apnoeic … Read more

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: Impact on Mental Health and Diagnosis

 Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition that is defined by episodes of upper airway obstruction during sleep with continued respiratory effort, which leads to a cessation in airflow, a decrease in blood oxygen saturations and transient arousal from sleep to lighter sleep or wakefulness. Sufferers of OSA are often unaware that these apnoeic … Read more

Exploring Types of Mental Health Professionals: Psychiatrists, Family Counselors and Social Workers

 Types of Mental Health Professionals Psychiatrist Though there are many types of health professionals, they all share the same goal. They all help people take control of any major issues in their lives and as well as advising those who are in need of assistance in mental, emotional, or relationship issues. An example of … Read more

Exploring Religion and Spirituality for Mental Health Treatment

 Adaptive religion and spirituality This section of the paper will discuss the different positive religious coping techniques used, along with the benefits that religion and spirituality bring to the treatment of psychological and physical ailments. The complexity that arises from trying to measure religiosity and spirituality lies in the fact that it is comprised … Read more

Mental Wellbeing Impact on Instagram: Effects of Social Media Platform on Mental Health.

 The WHO (World Health Organisation) defines mental well-being as a state of well-being in which every individual is able to cope with the normal stresses of life and is able to make a fruitful contribution to society. This essay aims to deliver the impact of Instagram on the mental wellbeing of society. Instagram is … Read more

Improve Mental Health Care: Make America Brighter Again with the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016

 Sai Kagithala Dr. Aaron Martin March 29, 2017 Policy Paper Mental Health: Make America Brighter Again Unmet mental health needs among adolescents are alarmingly high, as more than 1 in 5 individuals aged 13-18 experience a severe mental disorder at some point during their life. According to the Congressional Research Service Report, an estimated … Read more

Technology’s Effects on Adolescents’ Mental Health: “Exploring Impactful Insights into Tech’s Effects on Adolescents’ Mental Health

 Courtney Jo Young Professor Ris ENGL 2089 30 October 2018 The Effects of Technology on Adolescent’s Mental Health Mental health has been a headline topic in the recent years along with the growing popularity of technology, and oftentimes, spoken in reference to one another. Adolescents contribute to the growing population of technology more than … Read more

Narrative Identity: Effect on Mental Health to Improve Outcomes?

 Jessica Hoon PSY 3211-101 Paper 3 Narrative Identity is the story one gathers about themselves, much like an autobiography. As Chapter 7 in the textbook discusses, it is essentially the tale that individuals tell when asked to share their life’s journey thus far. Just as there are many reoccurring themes in novels, in the … Read more

Describe how mental health impacts poverty in Fauquier, Virginia: Fauquier Poverty: Mental Healths Impact and Innovative Solutions

 Mental health isn’t just a stigma. It is very real and has an enormous impact on one’s life. Mental health not only deals with our emotions but it also affects our psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we act, feel, and think. While dealing with mental illnesses is stressful, living in poverty while … Read more

Mental Health Movement: Uncovering the Complexity of OCD

 The modern age of society has facilitated a removal of taboo around many topics such as homosexuality and recreational marijuana use, but none of them are as important as the surging mental health movement. For years, people with undiagnosed mental health disorders were told to “man up” or “just be happy”, and those affected … Read more

Main Cause of PTSD and Mental Illnesses in WWI: Shells from Artilleries Impacted Mental Health

 Mashari Alkharji Mr. Meister/Mrs. Rader English 10/World History 10 29 April 2018 The Main Cause of PTSD and Other Mental Illnesses in World War I     Before World War I, many technological advances were made by the Industrial Revolution. This led to the production of new weapons, which led to the deadliest war in … Read more

Examining Mental Health Effects of Social Media Use: Tune into The Impact

 ayThroughout the generations technology has rapidly evolved, changing the way we live and think everyday. In recent years social media has become a platform of expressing oneself therefore creating a need/desire for attention or pride towards our social media profiles (Seabrook, Kern, & Rickard, (2016).  Social media is multiple platforms to connect and interact … Read more

Mental Health Impacts of Premature Ejaculation: A Psychological Study

 Sexual dysfunctions are cognitive, affective, and behavioral problems that prevent an individual or couple from engaging in or enjoying satisfactory intercourse[1].Male sexual dysfunctions in general and premature ejaculation in particular are condition that affects a large number of men worldwide, and likely to have an impact on couple which may lead to the low … Read more

The Gut Microbiome, Obesity, and Mental Health: A Research Paper

 Research Paper: The Gut Microbiome, Obesity, and Mental Health The gut microbiome has become an important topic in the biology field since it has impacts in human obesity and mental health. For the same reasons, the gut microbiome can help researchers find ways to help individuals get to a healthier way and help individuals … Read more

Engaging LGBTQ Discrimination and Mental Health: Exploring Consequences of Anti-LGBT Discrimination and Resilience Strategies

 Annotated Bibliography Craney, R. S., Watson, L. B., Brownfield, J., & Flores, M. J. (2018). Bisexual women’s discriminatory experiences and psychological distress: Exploring the roles of coping and LGBTQ community connectedness. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 5(3), 324–337. https://doi.org/10.1037/sgd0000276 In this study it investigated reconcile roles of coping structure in the link … Read more

Can Adderall Trigger Mental Health Issues Like Psychosis?

 Can Extensive Use of Adderall Trigger Mental Health Issues Such as Psychosis? Andrew Sahadeo Adelphi University Introduction The misuse of prescription drugs among the youth is becoming a concerning health problem among the stakeholders. Recent studies show that approximately 17% of college students misuse attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) stimulant drugs such as Adderall … Read more

Help Families Address Mental Health Issues with the HR 2646 Act of 2016

 The Efficacy of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 in Improving Conditions for the Mentally Ill and Increasing Access to Mental Healthcare Nationwide Matthew D. Lovesky Class ID: AB-F1742 University of Florida Abstract This paper explores modern mental health issues and the various methods that the government of the United … Read more

Comparing CFT and TF-CBT: Two Different Approaches to Mental Health Therapy

 Jenny Lynn Goodrich Mr. Brian Cook Core ___: Counseling and Psychotherapy Detailed Essay 20 July 2017 Comparing and Contrasting Two Therapies Though contrary to standard mental health protocol, I believe there are two very important behavioral therapies, which include compassion-focused therapy (CFT) and trauma focused cognitive behavior therapy (TF-CBT), because they are very effective … Read more

Writing essays about mental health

Mental health is an important topic for all students to understand, as it affects everyone in some way. Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community. Mental health issues can manifest in different ways and affect individuals of all ages.

When writing an essay about mental health, there are several key points, themes, and topics to consider. First, it is important to understand the different types of mental illness, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and schizophrenia. Each of these illnesses has distinct symptoms and treatments. It is also important to understand the role of trauma in mental health, as traumatic experiences can have lasting psychological effects on an individual.

Second, it is important to recognize the various risk factors for mental health issues. These include genetic factors, life events, and environmental factors. For example, poverty, social isolation, and substance abuse can contribute to mental health problems. It is also important to recognize the intersection of mental health and physical health, as physical illnesses can have a significant impact on mental health.

Third, it is important to understand how mental health can be addressed through different interventions. These can include psychotherapy, medication, lifestyle changes, and support groups. It is important to recognize that these interventions may be necessary for different individuals in different situations.

Fourth, it is important to understand the role of stigma in mental health. Stigma can be defined as a negative attitude or belief about a person, group, or condition. It can lead to discrimination and poor treatment, making it difficult for people to seek help and support. It is important to recognize how stigma can be countered through awareness and education.

Finally, it is important to understand the importance of self-care when it comes to mental health. Self-care is any activity or practice that helps an individual to maintain their mental, physical, and emotional health. Examples of self-care activities include exercise, mindfulness, spending time in nature, getting enough sleep, and engaging in hobbies.

This is just a brief overview of the key points, themes, and topics to consider when writing an essay about mental health. It is important to research and explore these topics in more depth in order to gain a better understanding of the issue and its implications. Additionally, it is important to recognize that mental health is a complex issue and that there is no one-size-fits-all solution. It is important to recognize that mental health is something that must be addressed on an individual basis.