Psychiatric Care and Mental Health in the Community
Read chapter 24 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentation. Once done answer the following questions;
- Explain and give some examples of the concepts of community mental health and discuss the importance of community mental health promotion in special populations.
- Describe the biological, social, and political factors associated with mental illness.
- Describe different types of evidence-based treatment for mental disorders, including the use of psychotropic medication management, community case management, and crisis intervention. Give at least one example.
- Describe the role of mental health nurses in the community.