Share a personal experience that answers the following questions, keeping within
Share a personal experience that answers the following questions, keeping within your own comfort level.
1. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaped more than half a year of our lives, canceling plans, upending livelihoods and causing feelings of grief, stress and anxiety. Share a personal experience, keeping within your own comfort level, of the negative or positive affects of COVID on your own, or someone you know, mental health.
After you have reviewed the readings and viewed the videos in this module, please respond to the following questions:
2. Imagine that you are a healthcare professional with a patient who reports having difficulty in coping with stress. Consider this patient from two perspectives, a patient who identifies as a male and a patient who identifies as a female. Based on what you read and viewed in the videos, consider your expectations regarding:
Negative coping behaviors, such as substance abuse, alcoholism, etc.
Use of the mental health system
3. What would you say is the value of evaluating someone’s mental health from the perspective of gender-based behavior? What is the risk?
4. Identify one new piece of information you learned this week.