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Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Understanding Mental Illness
A. Setting the Scene
B. Mental Illness in America
C. Mental Illness in the Justice System
D. What Is Mental Illness?
E. How is a Mental Disorder Diagnosed?
F. What Causes Mental Illness?
G. Symptoms of Mental Illness Can Vary
H. Stigma of Mental Illness
I. Myths and Facts About Mental Illness
J. Is Recovery Possible?
Section 3: Common Types and Symptoms of Mental Disorders
A. Common Mental Disorders
B. Anxiety Disorders
C. Bipolar and Related Disorders
D. Depressive Disorders
E. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
F. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
G. Personality Disorders
Section 4: Conclusion
B. Course Contributor
Malinda Lamb received her PhD in Social Work from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 2005, with the emphasis in mental health. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP), an International Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IAADC) and a Sex Offender Treatment Professional (SOTPI). She has worked in a variety of settings in the Midwest including a forensic psychiatric hospital, county jail and community based corrections judicial district. She has provided direct clinical care and treatment to individuals with mental health, substance use and/or sexually based offenses, however she is now in more of an administrative/oversight capacity. Disclosure: Malinda Lamb has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.