Adults and Mental Health: Mental Health: Report of Surgeon General

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About the Course:

This article presents a description of the signs, symptoms, etiology, and treatment of mental disorders found among adults: anxiety, mood disorders, and schizophrenia.

Course materials are from Chapter 4 found on pages 225-296 of pdf document (pages 5-76 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.)

Publication Date:



A Report from the Surgeon General

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about adults and mental health. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. to describe the mental disorders that affect adults and state the treatment(s) of choice for each

  2. to discuss risk factors for adult onset mental illness

  3. to state ways in which service delivery has changed in recent years

Adults and Mental Health

Course materials are from Chapter 4 found on pages 225-296 of pdf document (pages 5-76 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.)

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Course Number: 9520
Credit Hours: 6cr
Exam Fee: $41.82
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Format: Online Article
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