Assignment 24245

Each section must be covered thoroughly with in-text citations. Must be original content…No PLAGIARISM!!!
In a five-page expository essay, you will explore the mind–body connection in chronic illness. In your paper, you will address the following issues:
Start with an explanation of how the mind and body interact in a chronic illness. Use the principles of health psychology discussed to date in the course and analyze how these principles would apply to a chronic illness. Be sure to include a discussion of the relationship between psychological factors and wellness, along with all factors of the mind body connection as demonstrated in the Unit 3 Learning Activity. Illustrate this connection with at least three specific examples. Continue to incorporate these principles as you address the following questions:
What impact does chronic illness have on an individual and their families?
Using the information in your textbook (attached) about chronic illness, explain at least two reasons why addiction is considered a chronic illness.
How do you preserve relationships during and after treatment of a substance use disorder? Include at least two ways. Take into account the perspective of addiction as a chronic illness as you answer this question.
Describe the long-term treatment process for the individual with a substance use disorder. What are the support systems needed to remain in active recovery?
In closing, discuss how you will use the concepts in this paper in your personal and professional life.
Include reference to your textbook (attached) and at least two additional scholarly resources. Must have in-text citations. Textbook with reference is attached. Please use sources that I can look up online. Thank you!
Grading Criteria
Content
Explain how the mind and body interact in a chronic illness. Use the principles of health psychology discussed to date in the course and analyze how these principles would apply to a chronic illness. Be sure to include a discussion of the relationship between psychological factors and wellness, along with all factors of the mind body connection as demonstrated in the Unit 3 Learning Activity. Illustrate this connection with at least three specific examples.
Continue to incorporate these principles as you address the following questions.
Addresses each of the following areas:
1. What impact does chronic illness have on an individual and their family?
2. Using the information in your textbook about chronic illness, explain at least two reasons why addiction is considered a chronic illness. Analyze these reasons to discuss why helping a person return to a previous physiological and mental state experienced before acquiring the disorder is not possible.
3. How do you preserve relationships during and after treatment of a substance use disorder? Include at least two ways. Take into account the perspective of addiction as a chronic illness as you answer the question.
4. Describe the long-term treatment process for the individual with a substance use disorder. What are the support systems needed to remain on the spiritual journey of recovery.
Close the paper with a discussion on how you will use the concepts in this paper in your personal and professional life.
Writing
STRUCTURE Paper includes a title page, introduction with thesis statement, conclusion, and in-text citations and reference page using APA style. Paper is appropriate in length (body of the paper should be 5 pages in length, not including the title page or reference page). Paper includes reference to the textbook and two other sources utilized. Textbook with reference is attached.
MECHANICS Paper uses Standard American English including correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and complete sentences and paragraphs. Paper is free of typographical errors. Paper includes a highly developed viewpoint and purpose. Paper demonstrates superior organization; communication is highly ordered, logical and unified.