It’s never easy when you suspect you, your family member or your patient may be dealing with a mental health condition. The first thing you’ll want to do is learn as much as possible about causes, symptoms and how to treat the concern.
Each person experiences mental illness differently because of their physical makeup, environment and lifestyle choices. Genetics has also been shown to affect mental health outcomes. Today, healthcare providers take into account all these elements and can offer personalized medical treatments for mental health conditions.
With good information, you can better understand how these conditions may affect you, your loved one or your patient. The better informed you are, the better you can advocate. Learn more by clicking the topics below: