Rural and Migrant Health Populations Affected by Mental Illness

Rural and Migrant Health

1-Identify factors that place farmers and migrant workers at risk for illness and accidents.

2-Describe the characteristics of rural community health nursing practice.

Reference:

READ – Textbook (pp. 443-467)

  • disparities, p. 445
  • frontier, p. 446
  • metropolitan, p. 446
  • migrant farm workers, p. 457
  • pesticide, p. 456
  • rural, p. 446
  • seasonal workers, p. 457
  • urban, p. 445

Populations Affected by Mental Illness

1-Define concept of community mental health.

2-Describe biological, social, and political factors associated with mental illness.

3-Describe some of the most common types of mental illnesses encountered in community settings.

4-Define suicide and recognize suicide warning signs.

5-Describe different types of evidence-based practice treatment for mental disorders, including use of psychotropic medication management, community case management, and crisis intervention.

References:

READ – Textbook (pp. 468-487)

  • 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, p. 471
  • Affordable Care Act, p. 471
  • agoraphobia, p. 478
  • anxiety disorders, p. 477
  • anorexia nervosa, p. 479
  • anosognosia, p. 476
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, p. 479
  • bipolar disorder, p. 477
  • bulimia nervosa, p. 478
  • Community Mental Health Centers Act (CMHCA), p. 471
  • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), p. 485
  • deinstitutionalization, p. 472
  • depression, p. 476
  • generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), p. 477
  • major depression, p. 478
  • mental health, p. 471
  • mental illness, p. 471
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), p. 478
  • panic disorder, p. 477
  • phobia, p. 478
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), p. 478
  • psychotropic/psychotherapeutic medications, p. 481
  • schizophrenia, p. 476
  • severe emotional disorder (SED), p. 476
  • severe mental illness (SMI), p. 471
  • stigma, p. 474

 
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