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118). A study by Newton-Howes, Tyrer, and Weaver (1033) provides evidence that personality disorders may cause more social dysfunction than other psychological pathologies. Personality disorders have a destructive effect on marriages (South, Turkheimer, and Oltmanns 769), and may even force a person out of the workforce (Korkeila et al. 18). These conditions are also associated with higher suicidal intent, according to a study by Haw and Hawton (139). The physical threat is not solely from the self, as personality traits (of which disorders are extreme forms) have been found to be strong predictors of cardiovascular disease outcomes (Reich and Schatzberg 1017). The extreme loneliness that is associated with some personality orders (Martens n. p.) may lead to further physical and social problems due to personal neglect and isolation.
We have discussed only a few examples of individual effects that can arise from personality disorders. The consequences of such an affliction are many and can be quite severe. Accordingly, the definitions, diagnoses, and treatments associated with personality disorders are often refined as needed (Russ et al. 1473). These improvements would not be possible without continuing research into the issue.
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PTSD may also develop as a result of bullying or being abused. In addition to exposure to traumatic events in life, the development of PTSD is dependent on the severty of the trauma, the biological make up of the individual, the experiences of the childhood and the existence of social bonds.
The Relationship between Obesity and Depression: Co-morbidity of the Physical and the Mental
The term “epidemic” is often fashionably applied to a range of perceived health problems facing specific parts of the world. For years, scientists have known that rapid increasing rates of obesity in the United States are creating a problem for governments in terms of healthcare costs and food resources (Mokdad, Serdula, Dietz, Bowman, Marks, & Koplan, 1999).
The study will focus on a sample group of health care professionals who work in psychiatric and mental health care hospitals in Alabama and Florida. The research outcomes of this study will be useful not only to the health care professionals in these states but also to the whole of the health care industry in the United States.
The inconsistency in research findings is attributed to the limitation in the research methodology citing the difficulty in clearly distinguishing which mental health deficiencies/difficulties are inherent to ageing, and which are the consequence of the transition to retirement.
The government has made the frame work in such a manner that there is sufficient provision for various mental health programs. But the issue that is being troubling the concerned is the inability to implement various ideas. Many ideas are being developed in this section and many programs are organized in this subject, considering various problems faced by the local people and the immigrants in the country, but none of them has achieved the expected success in this matter.
One existing development is a change in focus from aggressive behaviour towards others to aggressive victimisation of individuals with mental disorder. Even though there is a slight to moderate discriminating threat of individuals with mental disorder carrying out aggressive offences, this aggression signifies just a tiny proportion (4 percent to 5 percent) of the entire aggressive crimes performed within society.
With few exception, the studies demonstrated a clear differential between the accessibility of mental health care services to majority versus minority communities in addition to which, further investigations revealed that the mental health care system was inherently structured towards the confrontation and resolution of the problems particular to the majority community while rarely, if at all, those prevalent among minority ethnic groups (Ager et al., 2002; Campbell et al., 2006; Healy and McKee, 2004; Verhaak, 2004; Noredam, Mygind and Krasnik, 2005).
The link between mental illness and crime has been investigated for a long time by several researchers, and the evidence to prove the essential connection between the two are mounting. Significantly, the relationship between mental illness and crime has given rise to heated debates among the researchers in the area and the difference of opinion is mainly on whether the connection between the two is adequately proved or weakly associated.
on of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (APA, 2013) of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), Eating Disorder illnesses classification is Anorexia-Nervosa (AN), Bulimia-Nervosa (BN) and Binge Eating disorder (BED). Lack of awareness for diseases like ED is the greatest enemy for