Effects of Disease on the healthcare industry

Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Mental and Behavioral Health

Complete the table on the following page. Choose 2 diseases or disorders to complete the table. Be sure to properly cite references and sources for any information or facts used.

A general example has been provided for you.

Example:

Disease or DisorderTreatment ModalitiesCultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this DiseaseEpidemiological StatisticsAvailable Consumer Resources

(e.g., financing, information, support)

Impact on Society
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)• Prevention (education, exposure avoidance)

• Antiretroviral treatment (required to begin directly after infection)

• Antiviral medications sometimes slow disease progression but cannot cure it once contracted.

• AIDS is a disease that only affects the LGBT community (myth).

• Contracting HIV is an automatic death sentence (myth).

• HIV/AIDS is currently incurable (fact).

• Education and proper preventive measures are crucial in fighting this disease.

• Worldwide, 2.5 millionnew cases reported in 2011 (CDC)

• 635,000 individuals with AIDS have died in the United States to date (CDC).

• An estimated 1.1 millionpeople in U.S. were living with AIDS in 2009 (CDC).

• Websites:

www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html

www.aidshealth.org

www.aids.gov

• Funding for prevention and research from the government and private sector

• Educational programs, UNICEF

• Considered a worldwide epidemic (Shi, 2014)

• In 2012, the U.S. government spent more than $20 billion on HIV/AIDS programs and research.

• Has an impact onsocial lives and sexual practices of all citizens in a given society in one way or another.

References

Shi, L. (2014). Introduction to Health Policy. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. Washington, D.C.: AUPHA Press. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Retrieved from www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html

Complete the table below for 2 diseases that you have chosen that affect mental and behavioral health. In each box, you are required to list 3 to 5 bulleted statements regarding the heading of that box.

Cite your sources using APA format.

This section is due in Week Two.

Chosen Mental/Behavioral Disease or DisorderTreatment ModalitiesCultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this DiseaseEpidemiological StatisticsAvailable Consumer Resources

(e.g., financing, information, support)

Impact on Society
List chosen disease here

 

 

 

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