Flashcards in Mental Heath Promotion Deck (27):
Mental health works at 3 Levels:
Reducing Barriers to MH
Ways to strengthen individuals? (Promotion of 3)
How do we strengthen communities?
Through SOCIAL INCLUSION & PARTICIPATION
Strengthening communities also includes developing health& social services to support..(4)
How do we reduce barriers to MH?
Initiatives to reduce discrimination & inequalities
Including initiatives to promote aces to..(5)
Support for vulnerable
Stressors impacting mental health include:
FR CH EG
Relocation to PCH
Changes and Losses
Gender 3 factors...
Ethnicity 1 factor...
-Fewer social supports, discrimination, less access to health services that fit culturally
Changes & Losses 3 factors...
Loss of identity
Loss of self-esteem
Loss of friends
Health Changes 3 factors...
Financial Problems more often in..
Women & minorities
-income = +depression
Relocation 3 factors...(losses)
Loss of Control
Loss of Choice
Loss of Independence
A melancholia towards life, how a person feels 'not well'. Persistent.
Difference between illness & disease?
Illness- perception of how one feels
Disease- abnormality of structure/function in
2 Types of 'Crises' faced by this generation?
A crisis RT to aging...
Maturational crises include..
Dx of dementia
Crisis RT external event
Situational crises include...
Loss of job, spouse, house
Said the mouse.
5 Steps of Crisis Intervention!
Allow to vent
Assist to examine circumstances
Plan for future events
Provide education, intervention, support
Non-traditional psychosocial therapies include?
Plants, Pets, Dance, Movement, Music, Art and BABIES!!!!
In choosing complementary and alternative therapies Franny say:
Be creative!!! Especially when working with seniors.
Successful aging implies that individuals...
– Satisfied/content w/ life
– Have found ways to max +s and min.
What approach to use for seniors? This is reflected in what?
What is not appropriate?
Naive + exuberant