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Mental health works at 3 Levels:

Strengthening Individuals
Strengthening Communities
Reducing Barriers to MH

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Ways to strengthen individuals? (Promotion of 3)

Self-Esteem
Life Skills
Coping Skills

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How do we strengthen communities?

Through SOCIAL INCLUSION & PARTICIPATION
Improving Neighbourhoods

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Strengthening communities also includes developing health& social services to support..(4)

Mental health
Workplace health
Community safety
Self-help networks

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How do we reduce barriers to MH?

Initiatives to reduce discrimination & inequalities

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Including initiatives to promote aces to..(5)

Education
Meaningful employment
Housing Services
Support for vulnerable

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Stressors impacting mental health include:
FR CH EG

Financial Problems
Relocation to PCH
Changes and Losses
Health Changes
Ethnicity
Gender

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Gender 3 factors...

Longevity
Living Arrangements
Finances

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Ethnicity 1 factor...

Minority populations
-Fewer social supports, discrimination, less access to health services that fit culturally

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Changes & Losses 3 factors...

Loss of identity
Loss of self-esteem
Loss of friends

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Health Changes 3 factors...

Dementia
Depression
Chronic Illness

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Financial Problems more often in..

Women & minorities
-income = +depression

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Relocation 3 factors...(losses)

Loss of Control
Loss of Choice
Loss of Independence

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A melancholia towards life, how a person feels 'not well'. Persistent.

Dysphoria

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Difference between illness & disease?

Illness- perception of how one feels
Disease- abnormality of structure/function in
organs/systems

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2 Types of 'Crises' faced by this generation?

Maturational
Situational

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A crisis RT to aging...

Maturational

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Maturational crises include..

Dx of dementia
Physical disability

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Crisis RT external event

Situational

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Situational crises include...

Loss of job, spouse, house

Said the mouse.

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5 Steps of Crisis Intervention!
SAAPP

Safety
Allow to vent
Assist to examine circumstances
Plan for future events
Provide education, intervention, support

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Non-traditional psychosocial therapies include?

Plants, Pets, Dance, Movement, Music, Art and BABIES!!!!

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In choosing complementary and alternative therapies Franny say:

Be creative!!! Especially when working with seniors.

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Successful aging implies that individuals...

– Satisfied/content w/ life
– Have found ways to max +s and min.
potential/inevitable
age-related changes/loses

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What approach to use for seniors? This is reflected in what?

Strengths-based approach
Language

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What is not appropriate?

Naive + exuberant

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Dysphoria

A disorder of affect characterized by distress and depression (text)