Write a short paper (2-3 text pages) discussion briefly the broad differences between schizophrenia, multiple personality disorder, and bipolar disorder. Discuss how you will educate the client about his or her disorder and treatment of that disorder. Discuss how you will involve the family in the treatment and understanding of a mental illness. Finally, discuss how you will advocate in such a way to reduce stigma about mental illness and how you have addressed your own bias and stigma.
The following sections are suggested for your paper.
- Broad Differences between Three Forms of Mental Illness
- Educating the Client
- Educating the Family
- Reducing Stigma
Use your textbooks and the DSM to support your writing. You may also use information from other scholarly sources such as articles found in the Lamar library. Be sure to write your paper using APA style and cite all references accordingly.