Nursing Assignment: Mental Health Assignment

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................13 biopsychosocial risk and 3 biopsychosocial protective factors..........................................1Literature review............................................................................................................................1Discussion......................................................................................................................................4Conclusion......................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONMental health illness refers to emotional, psychological and social distress anindividual is suffering from. There are various factors which causes mental health issuesin a human being. In the following essay, the three biopsychosocial risk and threebiopsychosocial protective factors will be identified with reference to “The Soloist”. Afterthat, with the help of relevant literature, detail analysis of one biopsychosocial risk andone biopsychosocial protective factor will be evaluated. Eventually, how the risk andprotective factors contributed to the protagonist’s experience of mental ill health andwell-being will be identified.3 biopsychosocial risk and 3 biopsychosocial protective factors3 biopsychosocial risk3 biopsychosocial protective factors1.Diagnosed Schizophrenia1.Gifted Musically2.Estrange from biological sister2.High Functioning3.Homeless3.Support from LopezLiterature reviewAccording toInsel, (2010)schizophrenia refers to the mental disorder thatappears in late adolescence or early adulthood. It is characterised by delusions,hallucinations and other cognitive difficulties. It can often become life long struggle foran individual. In the movie “The Soloist”, Nathaniel Ayers suffered from schizophreniawhere he often hears voices that distracts him from reality.Sekar et al., (2016)said thatschizophrenia is one of the most disabling of all psychiatric disorders. Approximately 51million people have been found suffering from schizophrenia with over 10 per centpeople were either living on streets or found in prisons. From the movie, it can be clearlyunderstood that schizophrenia appears in men in their late teens and later in women.1
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