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Mental health is a vital aspect of overall well-being, encompassing emotional, psychological, and social stability. It affects how we think, feel, and interact with the world. Good mental health promotes resilience, productivity, and fulfilling relationships, while poor mental health can lead to a range of challenges, from depression and anxiety to more severe conditions. Destigmatizing mental health issues, seeking help when needed, and prioritizing self-care are crucial steps in fostering a healthier and more compassionate society where individuals can thrive emotionally and mentally.
Types of mental health
- Track 1-1Mood disorders (similar as depression or bipolar complaint)
- Track 1-2Anxiety
- Track 1-3Psychotic diseases (similar as schizophrenia)
- Track 1-4Personality diseases.
Psychiatry and psychology are intertwined fields that focus on understanding and addressing mental health. Psychiatry involves medical treatment, often prescribing medication, for mental disorders. Psychology, on the other hand, delves into behavior and thought processes through therapy and counselling. Together, they contribute to the holistic care of individuals facing mental health challenges.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a specialized branch of medicine dedicated to the mental health of young people. It focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing psychiatric disorders in individuals from infancy through adolescence. Child and adolescent psychiatrists undergo extensive training to understand the unique developmental and emotional needs of young minds. They play a crucial role in addressing issues such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, and behavioral disorders, aiming to provide early intervention and support for healthy emotional growth and well-being.
Dementia is a progressive neurological disorder that impairs cognitive functions, memory, and daily life activities. It affects millions of individuals worldwide, primarily the elderly. Common forms include Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, and Lewy body dementia. Symptoms range from memory loss and confusion to personality changes and impaired motor skills. Dementia not only challenges patients but also places a significant burden on caregivers and healthcare systems. Early diagnosis, support, and research are crucial in addressing this growing global health concern.
Types of Dementia
- Track 4-1Lewy body dementia
- Track 4-2Alzheimers disease
- Track 4-3vascular dementia
Schizophrenia is a complex mental disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, and emotional disturbances. It typically emerges in early adulthood and affects about 1% of the population worldwide. While its exact cause remains uncertain, it often requires a combination of medication and therapy for management, with early intervention being crucial for better outcomes.
Stress is the body's response to pressure, both physical and emotional. It can be beneficial in small doses but harmful when chronic, leading to various health issues. . The way you respond to stress, still, make a big difference to your overall health. It’s normal to feel anxious about moving to a new place, taking a test or starting a new job. This type of anxiety is distressing, but it may motivate you to work harder and do a better job. Ordinary anxiety is a feeling that comes and goes but doesn’t intrude with your everyday life. In the case of an anxiety complaint, the feeling of fear may be with you all the time. It’s violent and occasionally enervating.
Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you act, how you feel and the way you suppose. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes passions of sadness and/or a loss of interest in conditioning you formerly enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can drop your ability to function at work and at home.
Neurology is the medical specialty focused on the study and treatment of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Neurological disorders encompass a wide range of conditions, such as Alzheimer's, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis, impacting the nervous system's structure or function, often requiring specialized care and treatment.
Some of the most common neurological diseases include
- Track 7-1Alzheimer s
- Track 7-2Parkinson s
- Track 7-3Epilepsy
- Track 7-4Migraines
- Track 7-5Multiple sclerosis
- Track 7-6Stroke
Women's mental health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, encompassing the psychological and emotional state of females. It is influenced by biological, societal, and cultural factors, including hormonal fluctuations, life transitions like pregnancy and menopause, and gender-specific stressors. Addressing these concerns involves accessible and gender-sensitive mental health care, destigmatization, and promoting awareness to ensure women receive the support and resources needed for optimal mental health.
Common mental health issues in women
- Track 8-1Depression
- Track 8-2Anxiety
- Track 8-3Eating disorders
- Track 8-4Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, and/ or cerebral maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or a caregiver. Child abuse may include any act or failure to act by a parent or a caregiver that results in factual or implicit detriment to a child and can do in a child's home, or in the associations, seminaries, or communities the child interacts with. The terms child abuse and child maltreatment are frequently used interchangeably, although some experimenters make a distinction between them, treating child maltreatment as a marquee term to cover neglect, exploitation, and trafficking.
Types of child Abuse:
- Track 9-1Physical abuse
- Track 9-2Emotional or psychological abuse
- Track 9-3Physical neglect
- Track 9-4Emotional or psychological neglect
- Track 9-5Sexual abuse
Suicide and self-harm are major health and societal issues worldwide, but the topmost burden of both behaviours occurs in low- income and middle- income countries. Although rates of self-murder are advanced in manly than in womanish individualities, tone- detriment is more common in womanish individualities. Rather than having a single cause, self-murder and tone- detriment are the result of a complex interplay of several factors that do throughout the life course, and vary by gender, age, race, and terrain. Several clinical and public health interventions show pledge, although our understanding of their effectiveness has largely began from high- income countries. Trying to prognosticate self-murder is doubtful to be helpful. Intervention and prevention must include both a clinical and community concentrate, and every health professional has a pivotal part to play.
Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings. Individuals with bipolar disorder experience manic highs and depressive lows, affecting their energy, behavior, and cognition. Treatment often involves mood stabilizers and therapy to manage symptoms and enhance quality of life.
Three types of Bipolar Disorder
- Bipolar I,
- Bipolar II,
- Cyclothymic disorder
A Behavioral Science or branch of knowledge, as brain wisdom or mortal wisdom, that gets its ideas from perception of the conduct of living organisms. It's a logical train, for illustration, mortal wisdom, mortal lores, or brain disquisition, in which the exertion and responses of people and beasties are contemplated through experimental and pilot ways. Social wisdom is the effective examination and examination of mortal and creature conduct through controlled and natural perception, and trained logical trial. Conduct lores incorporates any of different logical controls, for illustration, humanism, mortal lores, or brain wisdom, in which the exertion and responses of people and beasties are contemplated through experimental and exploratory strategies
Sleep disorders encompass a range of conditions that disrupt a person's normal sleep patterns. These disorders can affect the ability to fall asleep, stay asleep, or achieve restorative sleep, leading to daytime fatigue and impaired functioning. Common sleep disorders include insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and restless legs syndrome. They can result from various factors, including lifestyle, medical conditions, and mental health issues. Accurate diagnosis and proper treatment are essential to alleviate symptoms and improve overall well-being.
Psychotherapy, often referred to as talk therapy, is a therapeutic approach that involves discussions between a trained therapist and an individual or group. It aims to address emotional and psychological issues, helping people understand their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Psychotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, and PTSD. It provides a safe and supportive environment for self-exploration, coping skill development, and fostering personal growth, ultimately enhancing mental and emotional well-being.
Addiction is a complex and chronic condition characterized by compulsive drug or substance use, despite harmful consequences. It can involve substances like drugs or alcohol, or even behaviors such as gambling or gaming. Addiction alters brain function, leading to intense cravings and loss of control. It not only affects physical health but also strains relationships and hampers daily life. Treatment often combines therapy, medication, and support groups, addressing both the physical and psychological aspects to promote recovery and long-term sobriety.
Mental health nursing refers to the branch of nursing focused on providing care and support to individuals dealing with mental health disorders and emotional challenges. Mental health nurses work in various healthcare settings, offering therapeutic interventions, medication management, counselling, and education to help patients improve their mental well-being and quality of life. Their role is crucial in addressing and treating mental health issues while promoting overall health and recovery.
Psychosomatic disorders, also known as psychophysiological disorders, are conditions in which psychological factors significantly contribute to physical symptoms or illnesses. These disorders result from the intricate interplay between emotional, psychological, and physical factors. Stress, anxiety, depression, or other emotional stressors can manifest as physical symptoms, such as headaches, digestive issues, or pain. Treating psychosomatic disorders often involves addressing the underlying emotional or psychological issues through therapies like psychotherapy or counselling, along with medical interventions as needed.