Mental Illness and mental health are recognisable, but there are differences between them. However, mixed-used as if it means the same thing. Both have different symptoms and signs to classify the status of capacity.
We all have mental health as well as we have mental health illness. The presentation of unclear or unusual characteristics justifies a mental health illness. Mental illness affects the way people think, behave and feel. Similarly, the way the individual reacts affects the interactions with other people.
Mental health is a state of well-being of which individuals realises his or her potential. As a result, the individual can cope with the normal stresses of life. Therefore, can work productively, fruitful and able to support the community and the society at large.
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in the absence of disease or infirmity. Besides, maintaining a total mental capacity to judge things correctly.
Social isolations and withdrawal from activities and friends. Low energy, problems sleeping, tiredness
TYPES OF MENTAL ILLNESS
CLASS OF MENTAL ILLNESS INCLUDE
Depressive disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive, Anxiety disorders, Trauma and Stressor, Somatic symptom. Similarly, Dissociative disorders, Feeding and Eating Disorders, Gender, Dysphoria, Sexual Dysfunction. Also, Substance and addictive disorders, Neurocognitive disorders, Personality disorder and Paraphilic disorders.
OTHER MENTAL DISORDERS
Other mental disorders include mental disorders that are due to other medical conditions, that does not meet the full criteria for one of the above mental illness. Similarly, hypoxic brain injury following trauma or cardiac arrest. Also, brain tumour, meningitis, brain oedema and of course, Stroke.
Treatment depends on the type of mental illness. However, its severity and what works best for an individual is essential to remember. As a result, the Psychiatrist will recommend the best medicine and therapy that is needed.
The treatment team include Family members, Primary Care Doctor, Nurse Practitioner. Also, Psychiatrist, Social Worker, Pharmacist and Psychotherapist.
Challenges involve denial stages
Lack of cooperation
Refusal to medications
In conclusion, family, friends and Schools are first to notice changes in mental illness candidates. As a result, this group of close alliance need to offer support and report this to the appropriate next of kin, to allow a prompt treatment action. Seek medical assistance as early as possible to achieve a positive outcome.