Mental Disorder

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CHAPTER 1
PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND

A. INTRODUCTION

A mental disorder is a psychological or behavioral pattern generally associated with subjective distress or disability that occurs in an individual, and which is not a part of normal development or culture. Mental disorder has a wide scope of illness for centuries. It has many levels of illness and most of the illness are common conditions faced by individuals either they noticed it or not. In Malaysia, Ministry of Health did a survey and shows 11% of our people have mental illness. That means out of every 10 Malaysians, at least 1 has mental illness. How can it happen and what are the actual causes of mental disorder? There are many causes of mental disorder such as health problems, failed to control emotions and problems that occur in community. B. OBJECTIVES

1.) To spread out to the world the possible causes of mental disorder. 2.) To help people be aware of the problem which is mental disorder

C. STATEMENTS OF THE PROBLEM

1.) What is mental disorder?
2.) What are the causes of mental disorder?

D. DEFINITION OF TERMS

CHAPTER 2
FOREIGN LITERATURE

Foreign: Shannon Curtis
There are several methods for identifying if someone may have a mental disorder the most important being early recognition. Efforts are under way to develop and test specific interventions that can identify mental disorders quicker. For instance, a particular kind of psychotherapy-called cognitive-behavioral treatment. Another important method is the general medical sector has long been identified as the initial point of contact for many adults with mental disorders because more people go to their general physician than any other kind of doctor. There are several symptoms that can identify a mental disorder in children as well as adults and the severity varies for each disorder as well as for each person. Hyper-activity,nervousness,extreme mood swings are just a few of the symptoms a person may exhibit if they...
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