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Please explain what are the implications of having a mental health problem & learning disability?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Many aspects

Having a mental health problem implies needing treatment for that problem. Also, depending on its severity it may impact ability to learn.
Examples would be severe depression. Mania, drug abuse. And psychosis. There are also learning disabilities that are not connected to these major mental health problems, but still need help in the form of special teaching methods ; tools for the individual.

In brief: Many aspects

Having a mental health problem implies needing treatment for that problem. Also, depending on its severity it may impact ability to learn.
Examples would be severe depression. Mania, drug abuse. And psychosis. There are also learning disabilities that are not connected to these major mental health problems, but still need help in the form of special teaching methods ; tools for the individual.
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