HCA/240 Week 8 assignment Depression - 35928

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Select a form of mental illness from the following list:

 

  • ADHD
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Anxiety disorder; select one of the following:

 

o   Panic disorder

o   General anxiety disorder

o   Any phobic disorder

o   Obsessive–compulsive disorder

o   Post-traumatic stress disorder

 

  • Autism
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia

 

Write a 1,300- to 1,650-word paper including the following:

 

  • Explain the history or background of the illness, including myths, misconceptions, and past treatments.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of the selected mental illness.
  • Identify the neurotransmitters associated with the illness and discuss how they are related to the signs and symptoms.
  • Describe how the illness is diagnosed, including the tests and type of professionals involved.
  • Describe the treatments and how the patient’s environment can promote or detract from successful treatment.
  • Describe how diagnosis and treatment of the illness today compares to diagnosis and treatment of the past.

 

Include at least two sources other than the text.

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Select a form of mental illness from the following list:

 

  • ADHD
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Anxiety disorder; select one of the following:

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