Understanding Mental Illness for All Healthcare Professionals: Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care
Objectives: Identify concerns healthcare professionals express about caring for patients with physical health conditions who also exhibit mental disorders. Discuss the etiology of mental illness. Describe stigmatization and myths regarding mental disorders. Summarize primary mental health disorders, including their signs, symptoms, patient behaviors, and treatment modalities. Describe effective strategies for responding to patients with mental disorders.
Description: Understand the signs, symptoms, and behaviors of mental health disorders in patients being seen for mental health conditions, and learn about effective responses. Covers common myths and stigmatization of mental disorders.