Mental Health Management

Plato and Aristotle: Views of Government
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Introduction

Mental health involves our psychological, social and emotional well-being. It has an impact on how one feels, thinks and acts. Mental health also enables us to know how to cope up with stress, make choices and relate with others (Patel & Prince, 2014). Clinical depression refers to mental disorders that depicts change in mood, in activity and thinking that may weaken one’s social functioning. This article describes the care and management of a clinically depressed young person (Watson & Kissain, 2017).

Initial Management

Most of depressed young people experience stigma when depressed hence one should assess and detect young ones with depression for care and treatment. Treatment is target to the child as a whole and not certain sequences of symptoms and signs (Patel & Prince, 2014). Treating directly of the disorders of depression should barely be supplemented by support from family who are important in helping to focus the treatment for their young one. Hence it is of importance to inform the parents of this child about the matter to help in treatment process (Watson & Kissain, 2017).

Psychological Therapies

The therapies include those of self-help and they are regarded as acute depression treatment for children and young adults. They are problems-solving therapies, family therapy, interpersonal therapies (IPT) and cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBT). As apparent to your son’s best friend, you should take an initiative to talk to the young so as to help in curbing the depression (Patel & Prince, 2014).

Counselling

Is one of depression treatment regimes that gives people a chance in exploring their symptoms and challenges with an individual who is trained (Watson & Kissain, 2017). Enables the affected individual in helping themselves and allowing them make decisions on their own hence one should seek help of knowledgeable people in assessing and detecting clinically depressed child (LAM, R. A. Y. M. O. N. D. W.., 2018)

Conclusion

Lastly psychological schemes like counselling, education and upkeep of individuals and their family can assist in comprehending the management of stress and obedience with medication (LAM, R. A. Y. M. O. N. D. W., 2018). This is because to be mentally healthy is significant in every life stage that is from childhood to adulthood and being an adolescent

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