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Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapter 8 in the assigned text and refer to Mental Disorders (Links to an external site.).

Select any specific mental illness from Chapter 8 of your text.

  • Summarize the mental illness into a paragraph.
  • Research the possible causes of the illness, who is at risk, the symptoms, and some of the available treatments and therapies. Explain to the class in two to three paragraphs.
  • Continue to teach the class by training them how they could each, as human services professionals, work with an individual diagnosed with this mental illness as part of a broader treatment plan.
  • Your initial post should be at least 350 words in length.