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1. Therapy and Treatment Discussion

In what situations or circumstances should someone with severe mental illness be forced to undergo treatment? How does someone's civil rights weigh against involuntary treatment that is in his or her best interests? Is being forced to take psychotropic medication worse, in terms of violating the individual's right to refuse treatment, than being forced to undergo psychotherapy? Explain your position on all of these issues with relevant information from the textbook.

Link for the textbook. https://openstax.org/details/psychology


2. Psychological Disorders Discussion

Your representative in the state assembly is supporting a bill that would cut funding for mental health. Using what you have learned in the psychological disorders chapter to convince him/her of the need for better mental health care. Are there any particular psychological disorders or populations that are in more need of funded mental health services than others?


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