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Community Health Chapters 10 and 11 Study Guide
Terms in this set (10)
the ability to interact effectively with people of different culture and socio-economical backgrounds.
differences in healtth among different populations.
Goals of treatment of mental disorders
- To reduce symptoms
- To improve personal and social functioning
- To develop and strengthen coping skills
- To promote behaviors that make a person's life better
Challenges to providing Mental Health Care
- Multiple services needed
- Staff turnover relatively high
- System is decentralized and fragmented
- Lack of licensed providers in rural and low income counties
- Lack of cultural competence among providers
Race and Health Initiative Six Areas
- Cancer screening and management
- Cardiovascular disease
- Adult and child immunization
Emotional and social well-being, including one's psychological resources for dealing with day-to day problems of life.
Explain the Mental Health parity and Addiction Act of 2008
The act provided the concept of equality in health care coverage for people with mental illness and physical disabilities.
Discharging of thousands of patients from mental hospitals.
- What propelled it?
>New drugs were developed
> People were not committing crimes
What is considered the most influential single contributor to premature morbidity and mortality?
Social economic status
Why is the reporting of accurate and complete race and ethnicity data beneficial?
provides essential information to target and evaluate public health interventions aimed at under represented population.
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