BPOC 133 CIT
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What is the percentage of the U.S adult population suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year?
What percentage of U.S adults suffer from some sort of mental illness within their lifetime ?
What training was implemented in 1988? Following the incident in Memphis, TN with a 26 year old mentally ill African American named Joseph Robinson.
CIT (Crisis Intervention Training)
Individuals with mental illness are traditionally not _______________ criminals
What is control paradox ?
By using a less physical, less authoritative, less confrontational, less controlling approach you end up having more control and authority over the person in a mental health crisis
FBI statistics state that individuals with mental illness are no more prone to violence than who ?
The average population
The Treatment Advocacy Center in Washington, D.C reported that "people with psychiatric disabilities are ___________ more likely to die in encounters with police than members of the general population"?
What is a condition that either substantially impacts a person's thought, perception of reality, emotional process, or judgement, or grossly impairs a person's behavior, as manifested by recent disturbance behavior ?
What is considered "a diminished capacity and inability to tell the right form wrong"? Generally used by the court with regard to an individual's competency to stand trial
What are the four prominent categories of mental illness ?
- Personality disorders
- Mood disorders
- Developmental disorders
What are three of the most common personality disorders encountered by law enforcement officers ?
These characteristics are found with what personality disorder: Tendency to interpret the actions of others as deliberately threatening or demanding, foresee being in position to be used or harmed by others and perceive dismissiveness from other people
These characteristics are found with what personality disorder: Most commonly recognized in males, a pattern or irresponsible an antisocial behavior diagnosed at or after age 18, history of truancy as a child or adolescent, starting fights, using weapons, physically abusing animals, deliberately destroying other property and other illegal behavior
These characteristics are found with what personality disorder: Most commonly recognized in females, unstable and intense personal relationships, impulsiveness with relationships, intense anger or lack of control of anger, recurrent suicidial thoughts and feelings of abandonment
What is another type of mental illness demonstrated by disturbances in one's emotional reactions and feelings?
What are the two most common disorders encountered by law enforcement officers ?
- Bipolar disorder
What is a common widespread disorder ?
A major depressive is defined as a depressed mood or loss of interest of at least how many weeks accompanied by symptoms such as weight loss/gain and difficulty concentrating ?
Five or more symptoms are generally present during the same two week period and are represented by a change from previous functioning, and what two symptoms must also be included as a symptom ?
- Depressed mood
- Loss of Interest