Unit CMH 302 Understand MentalHealth Problems
Outcome 2 Know the impact of mentalillhealth on individuals and others in their social network
The learner can:
1. Explainhowindividualsexperiencediscriminationdue to misinformation...
health on individuals and others in their social network 2.1 Explainhowindividualsexperiencediscriminationdue to misinformation, assumptions and stereotypesaboutmentalillhealth 2.2 Explainhowmentalillhealth may have an impact on the individual including: a. psychological and emotional...
* Weight gain or loss
* Rapid heart rate
Q1. Explainhowindividualsexperiencediscriminationdue to misinformation, assumptions and stereotypesaboutmentalillhealth.
Misinformation and misperception aboutmental illness can lead...
mentalillhealth may be indicated through an individual’s emotions, thinking and behaviour Explainhowindividualsexperiencediscriminationdue to misinformation, assumptions and stereotypesaboutmentalillhealthExplainhowmentalillhealth may have an impact on the individual, including...
locked doors or windows before going out; they may become forgetful and fail to turn up for appointments etc.
Performance Criteria Supporting Evidence Progress
2.1 Explainhowindividualsexperiencediscriminationdue to misinformation, assumptions and stereotypesaboutmentalillhealth...
mentalillhealth on individuals and others in their social network
2.1 explainhowindividualsexperiencediscriminationdue to misinformation, assumptions and stereotypesaboutmentalillhealth |
Many people in today’s society are ill informed aboutmentalillhealth. Technology and...
lessons and activities they provide so that young children are educated into how other cultures are and this hopefully will reduce the stereotypical attitude we have and prevent discrimination happening.
3. Explainhow the variations in question 2 contribute to the diversity of the community...
• An individual’s emotions,
• An individual’s thinking
• An individual’s behaviour
b) How can individuals with mentalillhealthexperiencediscriminationdue to misinformation, assumptions and stereotyping from others in the community?
lot of the Asian families, (and a fair amount of British people too), you’ll see them buying a Friday night curry from one of the local curry or kebab shops we have.
3. Explainhow the variations in question 2 contribute to the diversity of the community.
The differences and variations in my...
Stereotyping is judging a group of people just by one individual.
Labelling someone is putting someone under a certain category due to something.
13. Explain why some people stereotype others.
People are scared of meanings for things which are foreign and unexplained.
It can be...
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‘Experiences of stigma and discrimination among users of mentalhealth’, Transcultural Psychiatry,
vol. 49, no. 53, pp. 51-68.
Tsao, C.P., Tummala, A. & Roberts, L. W. 2008, ‘Stigma in mentalhealth care’, Academic Psychiatry,
vol. 32, no. 2...
through an acknowledgment of the prejudicial learnings can the misinformation be openly discussed and dealt with in a way which is likely to bring about change. It is clear that if we can’t talk about it, we surely can’t change it.
2. Confront without guilt or blame the stereotypes that you have...
and the Unit and Assessment number.
Name: Lydia Stevens
1. What is meant by diversity?
Diversity is about valuing individual difference. The concept encompasses acceptance and respect and means understanding that every individual is unique...
illness. Stigma is a barrier and discourages individuals and their families from getting the help they need due to the fear of discrimination. An estimated 50 million Americans experience as mental disorder in any given year and only one-fourth of them actually receive mentalhealth and other...
as mentally ill. Discrimination, racism, religious beliefs, cognitive awareness, and education attainment are some examples. This model is very broad but does help to explain the symptomology individual’s experience. Brown’s research shows, “An individual’s mentalhealth status has been shown to...
both positive and negative, and either can be equally ill-informed. Problems can arise when stereotypical views of people based on their group identity lead to pre-judgement or assumption-making about particular individuals. This may result in discriminatory behaviour.”
the perception that there are less supportive conditions to confront at work.
Palmore in the Encyclopedia of ageism discusses mental illness as being one of the most common misconceptions by society about the aging process (2005). Due to the existing stereotypes, it is assumed that older adults...
* Linear progression through the stages
* Where the process begins
* Relevance for today
* Overemphasis on reaction to racism
* Lack of empirical evidence for some stages
Multiple Layering of Identities
* We all have...
is based on assumption rather than reason/experience.
Discrimination is where someone is treated less favourable over another of equal standing.
17. Explainhow people may develop prejudices.
Prejudices may develop through the media or word of mouth (friends or family). Many people of...
users and their relatives.
Keywords: Mentalhealth/Mental illness/Stigma/Discrimination
This article has been double-blind peer reviewed
5 key points
1. Stigma can affect many aspects of people’s lives
2. Self-stigma is the process in which people turn stereotypes towards themselves