What is the number one barrier for mental health patients not receiving treatment?
What is the % of diagnosable mental disorder during a given year?
Psychoanalysis became accepted in the 19th century as a treatment option for mental health in the U.S.
Which 3 contributed to the development of mental health in the U.S.?
Community Mental Health Centers (1963)
1981 Omnibus Reconciliation Act (Mental Health Systems Act 1980)
Kerr-Mills Act (1960)
Mental disorders are due to impaired psychological development, a consequence of poor child rearing or environmental stress (Psychosocial psychiatry definition).
Mental disorders are due to anatomic, developmental, and functional disorders of the brain (biologic psychiatry definition).
Wellstone/Domenici Parity Act of 2008 was enacted to take the place of the Federal Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA, 1996).
Among the prevention model of mental health, which is the least expensive in cost?
Secondary (Latent disease)
Many Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) only cover chronic mental health care and medications.
Patients leaving a medical or psychiatric facility have a discharge plan for after care, medication, and follow-up, but those leaving jail or prison have no such obligation.
The role of pharmacists in mental health services includes which of the following? (check all that applies)
Communication & interpersonal skills
Increased risk of drug reactions & prescribing errors
Some plans only cover substance abuse treatment if there is a co-diagnosis of a mental disorder, so there is an incentive to misdiagnose in order to get coverage.