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Addictions & Mental Health Project

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Addictions & Mental Health Project
By: Anaviya Williams && Monica Lewis
12/12/13

Codependency
Codependency- A problem in which a person neglects him/her self to care for, control, or try to "fix" someone else.
Mood Disorders
Mood Disorder- A mental disorder involving moods that are extreme
Addictions
Drug addiction: Is the desire to use a drug even though it harms the body, mind, or relationships.
Ways Addictions Can Harm You
Affects the way your body functions.
Anxiety Disorders
Personality Disorders
Personality Disorder- A disorder in which a person's patterns of thinking, feeling, and acting interfere with daily living.
Personality Traits
Loyal- Faithfulness to a person or cause
Ambitious- Driven, eager, or motivated
Greedy- Someone who wants more of something than they are entitled
Rude- Not being polite, good mannered, and being inappropriate.
Exercise addictions: The compelling desire to exercise.
Gambling addiction: The compelling desire to bet money or other things.
Relationship addiction: The desire to to be connected to another person.
Shopping addiction: the compelling desire to purchase things
Can cause you to neglect other priorities, and ruin relationships.
Addictions can harm your financial health.
Addictions can cause you to end up in jail.
Can land you in dangerous situations.
People who are codependent are also known as an enabler. which is a person who supports the harmful behavior of others.
Recovery from codependency and codependent relationships involves developing a sense of yourself, learning to share your feelings, and learning to stay focused.
Codependent people may lend money and praise someone who exercises to extremes.
General Anxiety Disorder- a chronic or long-lasting state of anxiety, fear, and tenseness.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)- A disorder in which a person has a persistent, unwelcome thoughts or images and engages in certain rituals.
Panic Disorder- A disorder in which feelings of terror strike suddenly and repeatedly with no warning.
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)- A disorder in which after effects of a terrifying event keep a person from living a normal way
Anti-Social Personality Disorder- A personality disorder in which a person's patterns of behavior are in conflict with society.
Border Line Personality Disorder (BPD)- A disorder in which a person has sudden changes in mood, relationships, and behaviors.
Their feelings toward family & friends can suddenly shift from love to anger.
Clinical Depression- Characterized by long-lasting feelings of hopelessness, sadness, or helplessness.
Bipolar Disorder- A disorder in which a person's mood vary from extreme happiness to extreme depression.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)- A type of depression that occurs when a person has reduced exposure to sunlight
Treatment Options
Formal Intervention is for when you are denying that you need help and refuse to get help.
Evaluation is when you get a physical or psychological examination. You need a physician so they can discover physical causes for mental illness.
Medication- A physician or psychiatrist will determine if you will benefit from taking prescription drugs.
Inpatient - is staying at a hospital or other treatment facility . outpatient- is staying at home but visiting hospitals and facilities
Therapy- people with disorders and addictions may benefit from individual, group, or family therapy.
Treatment Options Cont...
Support groups- A support group is to support people with mental disorders and addictions .
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