Mental Health Disorders
As a caregiver, you may work with people with mental health problems.  What are they? How will I know?
<ul><li>Anxiety Disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Schizophrenia </li></ul><ul><li>Mood Disorders </li></ul>You may work with the...
Anxiety: Aaarrgh! I just can’t cope!
Anxiety Disorders: <ul><li>The four most common forms: </li></ul><ul><li>Panic disorder; </li></ul><ul><li>Phobias; </li><...
Schizophrenia: <ul><li>Early onset – typically late teens to the 20s and 30s. </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms include: </li></u...
Aging individuals with Schizophrenia: Help me Distract me please Know any good jokes? Am I going to be ok?
Mood Disorders: <ul><li>The two most common forms: </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-polar disorder (or manic-depressive disorder); and...
How you can identify individuals with Bi-polar disorder: <ul><li>Manic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>high energy; </li></ul></ul>...
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  • Welcome to your online tutorial – a Mental Health Disorder overview for caregivers.
  • E Learning Sample S Sunderland

    1. 1. Mental Health Disorders
    2. 2. As a caregiver, you may work with people with mental health problems. What are they? How will I know?
    3. 3. <ul><li>Anxiety Disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Schizophrenia </li></ul><ul><li>Mood Disorders </li></ul>You may work with the following mental health problems:
    4. 4. Anxiety: Aaarrgh! I just can’t cope!
    5. 5. Anxiety Disorders: <ul><li>The four most common forms: </li></ul><ul><li>Panic disorder; </li></ul><ul><li>Phobias; </li></ul><ul><li>Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; </li></ul><ul><li>Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Schizophrenia: <ul><li>Early onset – typically late teens to the 20s and 30s. </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delusions; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hallucinations; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paranoia; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychosis. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check for appropriate use of medication. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Aging individuals with Schizophrenia: Help me Distract me please Know any good jokes? Am I going to be ok?
    8. 8. Mood Disorders: <ul><li>The two most common forms: </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-polar disorder (or manic-depressive disorder); and </li></ul><ul><li>Serious depression. </li></ul>
    9. 9. How you can identify individuals with Bi-polar disorder: <ul><li>Manic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>high energy; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>racing thoughts; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>irritability; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>restlessness; or </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Depressive: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hopelessness; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>loss of interest in life; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>decreased energy; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>suicidal thoughts or actions. </li></ul></ul>

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