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Running Header: ASSIGNMENT DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT;Assignment: Diagnosis and Treatment;XXXXXXXXXX;March XX, XXXX;Axia College, University of Phoenix;Instructor;Diagnosis and Treatment;For many Americans it is difficult to come to terms with any type of medical diagnosis. Some may know the warning signs and simply ignore them. Unfortunately mental disorders have plagued many people for years. Going without diagnosis and treatment can have devastating effects to themselves and their families. According to the National Institute of Mental Health ?Approximately 20.9 million American adults, or about 9.5 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year, have a mood disorder? (NIMH, 2009). These disorders come in several forms and can have many different warning signs. For some these signs or symptoms can be mild and for others the signs are immediately noticed.;?Mood disorders are characterized by disturbances in mood or prolonged emotional state sometimes referred to as affect.? (Psychological Disorders, 2010) Because


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