Adults and Mental Health – Schizophrenia
This article examines Schizophrenia and Mental Health in Adults. The article reviews the types of schizophrenia that occur in adults and describes the etiology of schizophrenia in adults. Finally, it identifies the treatment approaches for schizophrenia in adults. This course is based on a portion of chapter four of a publication by the Surgeon General’s office entitled; Mental Health: A report by the Surgeon General. The report is also on the SAMSHA website. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.
This is a detailed article that provides most practitioners with a thorough review of material that they have previously received in graduate school enhanced with new material based on scientific studies. This publication provides excellent information for the mental health professional, especially for those clinicians who work with adults and provides the practitioner with a great deal of much needed information.
Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course on adults and Schizophrenia. This course may also be helpful for dieticians and nutritionists who work with psychiatric populations. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop additional knowledge in the area of Schizophrenia.
Author: Surgeon General
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with an overview of schizophrenia in adults. Specifically, a professional will:
· Recognize the symptoms and diagnostic criteria of Schizophrenia disorders in adults.
· Describe the etiology of Schizophrenia disorders in adults.
· Identify effective treatment approaches for Schizophrenia disorders in adults.
Citation: Surgeon General. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Chapter 4 Adults and Mental Health. Bethesda (MD): US Department of Health and Human Services. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- Staff Training
- Employees Only: This course is approved for employee training. However, this course does not provide CE credit for licensed or certified professionals.
This course is Non Interactive .