ASSIGNMENT HELP ON NURSING – BIPOLAR DISORDER
This article is intended to provide information about Bipolar I Disorder for both the general public and health care professionals. The objective of this article is to help in raising awareness about this specific mental health problem (Bipolar I Disorder) and to promote mental health literacy within the community. The article provides information about the Bipolar Disorder before moving on to talk specifically about Bipolar I and its various symptoms and diagnostic criteria. There have been many therapeutic interventions relevant to Bipolar I, which this brief leaflet attempts to compare and contrast. The intent of this article is also to clear any long-held myths related to Bipolar I, and decrease any stigma that people may face with the disorder.
Mental health literacy is important to increase awareness about a specific disorder, which the general public is otherwise unaware of, or if at all aware, have faulty perceptions on. Mental health literacy is not just the knowledge of a disorder, but also the management and prevention of it to help in overall well being.