Discussion: Influencing Social Change NURS 6630N

Discussion: Influencing Social Change NURS 6630N 

Discussion: Influencing Social Change NURS 6630N 

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By Day 3

Post an explanation of how you, as a nurse practitioner, might become a social change

agent for psychiatric mental health. Include how you might advocate for change within

your own community.

Read a selection of your colleagues' responses.

By Day 6

Respond to at least two of your colleagues by providing additional insights or

alternative perspectives.

Submission and Grading Information

Grading Criteria

To access your rubric:

Week 10 Discussion Rubric

Post by Day 3 and Respond by Day 6

To participate in this Discussion:

Week 10 Discussion


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Learning Resources

Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the

Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus.

Required Readings

Angermeyer, M. C., Matschinger, H., & Schomerus, G. (2013). Attitudes towards

psychiatric treatment and people with mental illness: Changes over two decades. The


British Journal of Psychiatry, 203(2), 146–151. Retrieved from



Bui, Q. (2012). Antidepressants for agitation and psychosis in patients with dementia.

American Family Physician, 85(1), 20-22.


Dingfelder, S. F. (2009). Stigma: Alive and well. American Psychological Association,

40(6), 56. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/monitor/2009/06/stigma.aspx


Jenkins, J. H. (2012). The anthropology of psychopharmacology: Commentary on

contributions to the analysis of pharmaceutical self and imaginary. Culture, Medicine

and Psychiatry, 36(1), 78-79. doi:10.1007/s11013-012-9248-0


Price, L. H. (2010). Violence in America: Is psychopharmacology the answer? Brown

University Psychopharmacology Update, 21(5), 5.

Optional Resources

Bennett, T. (2015). Changing the way society understands mental health. National

Alliance on Mental Illness. Retrieved from http://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-


Mechanic, D. (2007). Mental health services then and now. Health Affairs, 26(6),

1548–1550. Retrieved from



Rothman, D. J. (1994). Shiny, happy people: The problem with "cosmetic

psychopharmacology.” New Republic, 210(7), 34–38.

To prepare for this Discussion:

 Reflect on how you might influence social change for psychiatric mental health.

Note: For this Discussion, you are required to complete your initial post before you willbe able to view and respond to your colleagues’ postings. Begin by clicking on the "Post to Discussion Question" link and then select "Create Thread" to complete your initial post. Remember, once you click on Submit, you cannot delete or edit your own posts, and you cannot post anonymously. Please check your post carefully before clicking on Submit!

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