Mental health patients

Create a power point with 10-15 slides excluding introduction and references. Reflect on your experience interviewing a toddler, school-aged child, or adolescent with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Describe the clinical situation in detail. (Who was it, when did it happen, what happened, what caused it to happen, where did it happen, how did it happen). What feelings, prejudices, and biases did you experience during your clinical experience?
  • How did you manage your anxieties, feelings, prejudices, and biases?
  • What assumptions did you make about people with mental illness?
  • What awareness did you develop during your clinical experience?
  • Describe how you changed because of your clinical experience?
  • Describe how this clinical situation will impact your advanced nursing practice?

Requirements: power point 10-15 slides

Answer preview

  1. i) People who are most impacted for having mental health patients are the family members and the close friends.

-The parents of the boy were more affected by the mental state of their child than any other person.

  1. ii) People with mental health problems are not aware that they need help.

– During the interview, the boy seemed unconcerned of what was going on and what the interview was all about.

  1. ii) Mental health problems like ADHD are challenges that can be cured when adequately managed.

– The teacher cited that she has had past pupils who exhibited the same problem and now are healthy young adults.

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