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Psychological Disorders

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Psychology
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PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 1
Psychological Disorders
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PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 2
Choose two disorders and discuss their potential root causes. How would you best
help and support a friend with these disorders?
Initial Response
In modern times when the world appears to be surrounded by chaotic abnormally
depression has become one of the most prevalent disorder. Depression is mostly caused by
stressful events in life or even due to vulnerable life events such as lose of loved ones. Due to
this condition most affected individual end up contemplating suicide and living troubled life. An
additional psychological disorder which is a condition arising from massive shifts in energy. It
leads to extreme mood swings inclusive of mania and even emotional lows.
If I had a friend with depression, I would always be there to offer them emotional
support. In most cases such support helps them feel loved and even avert some negative
emotions of helplessness or even contemplating suicide. Similarly, I would be there to offer them
social support by booking for them outdoor activities to keep their minds and thoughts positively
engaged. For the Bipolar friend, I would ensure that I offer emotional and social support to her
during their lowest moments. Additionally, I would be there to help them countercheck and
accommodate their hypomania. This would help them understand their triggers and hence avoid
them and also help them see doctors. I would also stick with them and even encourage him/her
take medications.
Reply To Peer.
PTSD and depression are indeed disorders that are quite common. I have really had
several friends suffer from the two. I agree with you that such individual require emotional and
social support as they are mostly occupied by undesirable thoughts. Encouraging people with the

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PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 1 Psychological Disorders Name Institution PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 2 Choose two disorders and discuss their potential root causes. How would you best help and support a friend with these disorders? Initial Response In modern times when the world appears to be surrounded by chaotic abnormally depression has become one of the most prevalent disorder. Depression is mostly caused by stressful events in life or even due to vulnerable life events such as lose of loved ones. Due to this condition most affected individual end up contemplating suicide and living troubled life. An additional psychological disorder which is a condition arising from massive shifts in energy. It leads to extreme mood swings inclusive of mania and even emotional lows. If I had a friend with depression, I would always be there to offer them emotional support. In most cases such support hel ...
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