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Psychoeducation: Vocab & Beyond!

SeizingPsych's Lists: 

Key Resources: 

Advanced Directives vs. Guardianship

A Practical Guide to Psychiatric Advance Directives

SAMHSA's publication provided information to those interested in promoting the use of psychiatric advance directives as a tool for self-directed care in psychiatric treatment, making progress toward parity in mental health treatment, and supporting crisis planning and the rights of persons who live with mental illness.

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Guardianship & Its Alternatives: A Handbook on Maryland Law  

This resource discusses the law of adult guardianship in Maryland and explains when a guardian can be appointed to act for a person who lacks the capacity to make decisions for herself or himself - as well as the alternatives. 

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Cognition 

Cognition & Cognition and Psychosis

An article describing what cognition is, and how it is impacted in people living with psychosis.  

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Motivation & Coping 

Information about the Inactivity Cycle 

Information about why we feel unmotivated and unproductive in relation to inactivity or demoralization, including strategies to overcome this cycle.  

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Vocabulary: Symptoms, side effects, and more! 

What is Anhedonia? 

Anhedonia is a common symptom of depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia as well as other mental illnesses. This video (05:40 min) discusses how exactly anhedonia presents, what may cause it, and possible treatment options.  

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What is Avolition? 

Avolition is a symptom of schizophrenia as well as other mental illnesses. This video (5:44 min) discusses how exactly avolition presents, what may cause it, and possible treatment options.  

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In the case of an emergency please call 911.

If located in the Harford County, Maryland area, ask the operator for a CIT (crisis intervention) officer who will be best equipped to mediate and find the best help in the case of a mental health crisis. If a CIT officer is available, they will be the responder. 

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