HCA 240 Week 8 Assignment Mental Illness Paper (2 Sets)

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com • Resources: University Library and Table 15-3 on p. 325 of Human Diseases • Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • Select a form of mental illness from the following list: o ADHD o Anxiety disorder (select only one): panic disorder, general anxiety disorder (GAD), any phobic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) o Autism o Anorexia nervosa o Bipolar disorder o Bulimia nervosa o Depression o Schizophrenia • Compose a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in APA format that addresses the following: o Use at least three sources from the University Library. o Discuss the history or background of the illness, including myths, misconceptions, and treatments of the past. o What are the signs and symptoms of the selected mental illness? o Identify the neurotransmitters associated with the illness, and discuss how they are related to the signs and symptoms. Use Table 15-3 on p.325 for assistance. o How is the illness diagnosed? What tests and professionals are involved? o What treatments are available for the illness? How can the patient’s environment promote or detract from successful treatment? o How does diagnosis and treatment of the illness today compare with diagnosis and treatment of the past

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