Facts about mental health as well as types of mental health issues

1.60% of mental health professionals are clinically trained social workers, compared to 10% psychiatrist, 23% of psychologist, and 5% psychiatric nurses.

2.Mental health services are provided in a variety of settings, including: community mental health programs, disaster relief programs, employee assistance programs, military and veteran services, private practice, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, schools, and rehabilitation programs


3. Anxiety disorders- People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety or panic. Some reactions are rapid heartbeat and sweating. There are 3 different types of anxiety disorders such as, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.

4. Mood disorders-These disorders are also called affective disorders. This can involve persistent feelings of sadness as well as periods of feeing overly excited/happy.Most common mood disorders are known as depression, bipolar disorder,and cyclothymic disorder.

5.Eating disorders- Extreme emotions regarding food and weight. This is could be known as Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorders.

6.Personality disorders: People with this disorder have extreme and inflexible personality traits that are distressing to the person or can cause issue at work, school, or social relationships.

7. Post-traumatic stress disorder- a condition that develops after a traumatic event. This can be sexual or physical assault, unexpected death of a loved one, or a natural disaster. These individuals tend to be emotionally numb.


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