Individuals with Mental Disorders

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Many groups of people have experienced disenfranchisement over the years. Some groups included people suffering in political prisons to the of abusement towards the elderly people all over the world. The mentally ill are a part of this vast group of people. Mental illness is any disease of the mind and also the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems that are serious enough to require psychiatric intervention. People with different mental disorders are given different kinds of medical care, given different treatment by everyday people, and are put into hospitals which is like “living in hell.” (NY Daily News). Today, people with different mental disorders are given various kinds of medical care. It requires continuous treatment and a majority of the progress was created in the past two decades. Many conditions can be treated with many variations treatments. One is medication and can be treated by pills taken everyday to help control certain conditions. Psychotherapy is when there is work done with another person that focuses mainly on the mind. Group Therapy is almost the same as Psychotherapy but with a group of other mentally ill and allows the individual to share what the feel and to learn about how other people feel similar things. There are specific therapies that deal with how to control and modify behavior patterns. Art, music, and play therapies help the person by putting them into something creative and helped them figure out how to find a place that they can go to and forget about certain things. Luckily, if the problem is diagnosed early and treated properly, the person can fully recover or successfully control any of the symptoms they had. It is proven that 8 out of 10 people that suffer... ... middle of paper ... ... - Can Mental Illness Be Prevented? - MedicineNet." MedicineNet. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Dec. 2013. . "Mental Illness Symptoms, Causes, Treatment - What Is the Prognosis for People with Mental Illness? - MedicineNet." MedicineNet. Ed. Joseph Goldberg, MD. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Dec. 2013. . Mikhaylenko, Kate. Glossed. N.p.: n.p., 2012. Print. Sandler, Tim. "TODAY.com." TODAY.com. NBC NEWS, 29 Aug. 2008. Web. 12 Dec. 2013. . Saul, Michael. "'Like Living in Hell'" NY Daily News. N.p., 7 May 2007. Web. 10 Dec. 2013. . Stephey, M.J. "De-Criminalizing Mental Illness." TIME.com. N.p., 8 Aug. 2007. Web. 12 Dec. 2013. .
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