Schizophrenia Explained

Schizophrenia (shattered mind) it affects the way thinks, feels, perceives reality. It causes disturbances in thought process, perception, and affect. Skizo means split or divided and phren means mind. In history, people thought individuals with schizophrenia were possessed by the devil due to lack of knowledge and were scared. Today stigma is huge and society…

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Mood Disorders: Mental Health

Moods occur from specific experiences in our lives that we relate to an emotion or feeling too. Alterations occur in our emotions that cause mood disorders. These alterations cause psychological effects manifested from either depression or mania. Moods can be elevated or depressive and can cycle between the two. Mood disorders often go undetected and…

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Psychiartic-Mental Health Nursing

Canadian Standards of Practice for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse The goal of psychiatric mental health nursing is the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental disorders. The purpose of having standards is to provide direction for professional practice in order to promote safe, competent, and ethical service for clients. Standards are organized…

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The Importance of Consistency

It’s hard to be an open book to everyone online, and it’s something I’m trying to get used to. So far it’s been cool because I’ve hadn’t gained a lot of attention on what I blog about. But the other day I received some advice from a friend who got that advice from their uncle.…

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The Hustle: Busy Days

My morning classes had just finished, and it is go go go. With a late Chemistry lab on the horizon, I have only a little bit of a stretch to get some studying time in. It’s all about the time that you put in, and how effectively that time is used. I often have trouble…

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