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Bipolar Disorder
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...bipolar disorder (Waldman, 2012). The information is quite accurate as the patient appears to have done a substantial amount of research on her disorder. She also focuses on additional therapy that was discussed above during her menstrual cycle. In this phase Serotonin Selective Reuptake Inhibitors, which she was taking, are in effective. Therefore, she utilizes approaches of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This therapy enables a patient to understand her disease more efficiently and adapt the appropriate response mechanisms to prevent recurrence of depressive or maniac episode (Waldman, 2012... ? Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a mental illness involves maniac and depressive episodes in a...
Bipolar Disorder I research Paper
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...bipolar disorder for if one does not work well there are alternatives. Psychotherapy Psychotherapy, commonly referred to as ‘talk therapy’ is a very significant intervention in the treatment of bipolar disorder and it because it can provide bipolar patients with support and education, besides guiding them together with their families. Psychotherapy can be distinguished into several forms namely cognitive behavioral therapy, psycho-education, family-focused therapy, interpersonal therapy and group therapy. Professionals such as licensed psychologists and counselors, who work closely... ? Bipolar Disorder I Introduction Bipolar disorder is a mental disease that has been categorized as a mood disorder in...
Bipolar Disorder Psychology Research Paper
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...Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric disorder which results in an individual’s behavior differing from that of the average population significantly. There is strong social stigma attached to the disorder, as it is generally misunderstood, with many people not taking the severity of the disorder or even its existence into account. Frequently, individuals suffering from a manic episode may be considered to be unnecessarily angry, rude or abrasive. At the clinical level the disorder continues to be misdiagnosed, with many people unaware that they have bipolar disorder. Current treatment is not adequate for the disorder, which needs more focused treatment and attention. Works Cited... ?Bipolar Disorder Disorder ...
Bipolar disorder type 1
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...focused therapy serves to help the patient’s family deal with the challenges that come with the bipolar disorder and improve communication... Bipolar I Disorder: of the disorder, Diagnosis, Treatment, Impact of the disorder on stakeholders involved and comprehension of the essential nursing care related to the disorder. Nicole Jacquez National American University Abstract Health system has been faced a range of medical complications calling for relevant nursing and health care facilities and services. Bipolar I disorder affects people from all walks of life including children and adults. The disorder is characterized by a case of at least one full-blown manic episode and depressive moods...
BI POLAR DISORDER
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...focused therapy that includes helping family members to enhance family coping strategies, like recognizing new episodes early and assisting their loved one. Bipolar disorder patients need not be afraid, but take the circumstance as a special challenge. The fears experienced must be judged against the all the benefits of getting, as well as of staying well. Bipolar disorder 6 REFERENCES Bowden CL, Calabrese JR, McElroy SL, Gyulai L, Wassef A, Petty F, Pope HG, Jr., Chou JC, Keck PE, Jr., Rhodes LJ, Swann AC, Hirschfeld RM, Wozniak PJ, Group DMS. (2000) A randomized, placebo-controlled 12-month trial of divalproex and lithium in treatment of outpatients with bipolar I disorder... ?Bipolar disorder RUNNING...
Bipolar disorder
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...Bipolar disorder Introduction Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that is associated with depression and unusual excitement, elements that may occur separately or simultaneously. This paper discusses the disorder to explore its extent and nature, diagnosis, treatment, how its diagnosis is distinct from those of other disorders in the same category and cultural consequences of the disorder. Knowing that we are not mentally disordered Mental disorders manifests in people’s behavior and have specific symptoms. The signs are however numerous...
Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder or in other words, Manic-Depression Illness (MDI) is quite common these days. It has been diagnosed in teens and adults. But what exactly is Bipolar Disorder. It can be termed as a phase in which a person can have different mood swings. At one moment they would be in a cheerful or good mood, in the next minute, depression would fall upon them, no matter what the reason. Irritation, Sleeping patterns get disrupted, concentration level falls, feelings of anxiety and worry, eating habits get changed, fall in energy levels is observed and they feel discomfort from their surroundings. Also throwing tantrums, high level of restlessness and hyperactivity is seen... BipolarDisorder The term...
Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder School Bipolar Disorder Introduction Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder that is characterized by sudden and unpredictable mood swings. It is one of the very serious and complicated mental disorders that targets thousands of Americans and millions of people all over the world every year. According to National Institute of Mental Health (n.d.), nearly 5.1 American adults suffer from bipolar disorder and every year, approximately 2.6 per cent of the total population of the US aged at least 18 years suffers...
Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder Teacher               As one of the most prevalent psychological disorders in the world, bipolar disorderis more serious than it seems as it affects an estimated 27 million people. Research shows that contrary to the emotional basis of bipolar disorder, it has a neuroanatomical and developmental basis. Neuroimaging techniques have somehow proven that the tendency to develop bipolar disorder can be predicted even in childhood. Moreover, bipolar disorder is also suspected as a multi-systemic inflammatory...
Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder- Bipolar Disorder Type I and Type II (Bipolar Disorder, 2012). The present study focuses on learning of these two types of bipolar disorder reflecting on their history, causes, risk factors, treatment and prognosis. Bipolar Disorder Type I and Type II: An Understanding of Their Differences: Bipolar I and bipolar II are two major forms of the bipolar disorder. As far as the history of the disease is concerned, it has been obtained that...
Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder Symptoms and behaviors associated with bipolar disorder Bipolar disorder is a complex mental disorder. It is of different types ranging from mild to severe and has a variety of symptoms. Symptoms mainly experienced by the patients are unpredictable and dramatic changes in the mood. The symptoms of bipolar disorder can mainly be classified as bipolar symptoms, mania symptoms, and depression symptoms. Bipolar symptoms Bipolar symptoms are the primary symptoms of this...
Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder August 2, Bipolar Disorder Introduction Bipolar disorder, sometimes referred to as manic-depressive disorder, is an emotional disorder that is characterized by mood swings consisting of depressive lows to manic highs. When an individual suffers from bipolar disorder, they experience changes in their mood that can be either short and abrupt, happening without warning, or else can last for weeks at a time. Believed to be caused by chemical imbalances in the brain, bipolar...
Bipolar Disorder
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...BIPOLAR DISORDER This paper delves into a type of psychological mood disorder known as a bipolar disorder. Mood disorders, such as this, being a quite common mental disturbance can occur to people of all ages and from all walks of life. It can affect children, teenagers and adults. Bipolar disorders and other types of mood disorders are characterized by an occurrence of a mood that might be strange or atypical in certain situations or circumstances. This paper discusses the basic distinctive description of this illness. It describes how a...
Schizophrenia and Bipolar I
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...focused only on one or the other disorder. Instances where Schizophrenia and bipolar features were mixed were either ignored or placed under some category of one of them (Craddock, O’Donovan, & Owen, 2006). Family studies/twin studies/ linkage studies Several studies have shown that schizophrenia and bipolar... ? Schizophrenia And Bipolar Critical Discussion Schizophrenia and Bipolar are two different and diverse terms in psychiatric research as suggested by different researches and studies. This assumption is however not justified or seen practical through the traditional methods of medical procedures and techniques. In this paper the argument that both these terms are different, is supported through a...
Bipolar Disorder
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...BIPOLAR DISORDER Three Rivers Community College Mental health is certainly one of the most pressing issues facing us today. Only recently have mental health practitioners and the public at large begun to think about mental issues as the public health problem that they really are. That is unfortunate because they have been with us for a long time now. However, today we are witnessing a dramatic shift in the definition of these problems and where and how they should be dealt with. Although public understanding of this issue is unfortunately still at an early stage, much has changed over the course of the last one hundred years. The difference between...
Carrie Fisher - Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder One of the challenges our society is facing today would be the problem of physical illnesses. Some of the most heardnames in this category would be Cancer, Leukemia, Diabetes, Asthma, and a lot more. All these, though are proven to be influenced by genes, are also triggered by certain lifestyle that we are in today such as eating unhealthy food, lack of physical activity, smoking, and a lot more. However, what a lot of people do not realize today or perhaps take seriously would be that of the mental problems such as depression, excessive worrying, anorexia, bipolar disorder and a lot more. This is because of the fact that though the symptoms of which are not as clear... Carrie Fisher-...
Life with Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder Here s Here Reflection Paper: Life with Bipolar Disorder Psychologicalafflictions are serious conditions that can affect daily functioning in a manner analogous to the impact of physical illnesses. There are a large number of mental disorders (as diagnosed by the DSM series of manuals), and each has consequences for the day-to-day lives of those who are afflicted. We will discuss the challenges faced by a person with bipolar disorder as they attempt to function within the norms of Western society. Bipolar Disorder Formerly known as manic depression, bipolar disorder is categorized as a mood disorder, meaning that the primary symptoms are disturbances... ? Reflection Paper: Life with...
Etiology of bipolar disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder The bipolar psychiatric disorder, as the suggests, is an illness in which the sufferer fluctuates between depression and mania. According to the latest figures it affects 5.7 million Americans presently and its existence in rest of the world is well recognized (Duckworth, 2007). It has assumed such serious proportions in the present human population that the World Health Organization (WHO) has categorized as the 6th leading cause of disability worldwide (Gould et al, 2004). Initial therapeutic interventions tried for the disorder were mainly pharmacological but lately intensive psychotherapy is being increasingly recognized as a better alternative, although absolute... Etiology of...
Carrie Fisher - Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder One of the challenges our society is facing today would be the problem of physical illnesses. Some of the most heard names in this category would be Cancer, Leukemia, Diabetes, Asthma, and a lot more. All these, though are proven to be influenced by genes, are also triggered by certain lifestyle that we are in today such as eating unhealthy food, lack of physical activity, smoking, and a lot more. However, what a lot of people do not realize today or perhaps take seriously would be that of the mental problems such as depression, excessive worrying, anorexia, bipolar disorder and a lot more. This is because of the fact that though the symptoms... of which are not as clear as...
Schizoaffective disorder.
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...Disorder Abstract The understanding of schizoaffective disorder is very important given the increasing prevalence of the disease among adults and its significant effects on the cognitive, emotional and behavioral patterns of the people affected. Physicians therefore need to perfect their ability to diagnose and distinguish schizoaffective disorder from affective/mood disorder and schizophrenia so as to timely identify the best possible type of intervention for a particular patient. Each of the treatment types aims all focusing on recovery of the patient and symptom management. This paper gives the definition of schizoaffective disorder... ?Schizoaffective Disorder Table of contents 0 Definition...
Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse
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...bipolar patients with bipolar diseases and substance abusive behavior. Integrated group therapy consists of 20 weekly hour-long meetings; it employs a cognitive behavioural relapse prevention model that integrates treatment by focusing on similarities between recovery and relapse processes in bipolar disorder and substance use disorder. A foundation of integrated group therapy is that the same types of thoughts and behaviours that facilitate recovery from one disorder will enhance the likelihood of recovery from the other disorder. Conversely, similar...
Research Paper on Bipolar Disorder
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...BIPOLAR DISORDER Bipolar Disorder and Characteristic Examples in Thriller Movie School Affiliation Bipolar Disorder Description and Characteristic Examples in Thriller Movie Bipolar Disorder Defined According to Martinowich, Manji, and Schloesser (2009), in conjunction with research, bipolar disorder is defined as a psychological disorder categorized and diagnosed by recurring episodes of depression and elevated mania behavioral moods. In addition to the mania and depression, sufferers also experience unusual thought patterns and oftentimes psychosis (Martinowech, et al., 2009). In attempt to discuss and provide examples of this disorder, situations from the motion picture... ?Running head: EXAMPLES OF...
Sociological Theories and Bipolar disorder in juveniles
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...Bipolar Disorder in Juveniles Sociological Theories and Bipolar Disorder in Juveniles Sociological theories can help explain bipolar disorder in juveniles in similar and dissimilar ways. According to social conflict theory, unequal distribution of resources in a society is the cause of bipolar disorder in juveniles. Social conflict theory argues that unequal distribution of resources causes the ruling class to exploit the subject class and a dysfunctional behavior such as bipolar disorder in juveniles is a response to this exploitation. Going by social conflict theory, juvenile bipolar disorder would be prevented by equal distribution of resources because this would... Sociological Theories and...
Bi-Polar Disorder Treatment
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...focused treatment for adolescents with bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 82, 113-128. Retrieved from ABI/INFORM Complete database. Sarris, J., Lake, J., & Hoenders, R. (2011). Bipolar disorder and complementary medicine: Current evidence, safety issues, and clinical considerations. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 17(10), 881-890. doi: 10.1089/acm.2010.0481... ?Running head: Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment Number: of of Institution: Name of Instructor: 2013 Abstract Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric...
Middle Aged Women and Bipolar Disorder
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...BIPOLAR DISORDER CONTENTS S. NO PAGE INTRODUCTION 2 WOMEN AND BIPOLAR DISORDER 2-3 3 TREATMENT 3-4 Middle aged Women and Bipolar Disorder Women in the middle aged group are particularly susceptible to mood swings or disorders. This is because these women have either reached menopause or are in a menopausal transitional period which is known as perimenopause. Menopause is a natural physiological process and is defined as the complete stoppage of the menstrual cycle. A woman is considered to have reached menopause when she fails to menstruate for twelve consecutive cycles and then the post-menopausal period starts which is the time after her last menstrual period. Perimenopause... ? MIDDLE AGED WOMEN AND...
Bipolar Disorder as a Mental Illness
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...Bipolar disorder: A mental disease that detrimentally affects the ability to cope with life Bipolar disorder: A mental disease that detrimentally affects the ability to cope with life Introduction Bipolar disorder is a mental disease that impacts the ability of an individual to successfully cope with life. The nature of bipolar disorder is related to manic/depressive states. Extremes of mood swings can take a person into a state of high energy and manic behaviors that lead to unrealistic expectations, where low mood swings can leave a person floundering in depression and unable to get out of bed to conduct daily life. There are specific medical events that take place... ?Running Head: PERSUASSIVE PAPER...
Bipolar Disorder as a Mental Illness
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...Bipolar disorder: A mental disease that detrimentally affects the ability to cope with life Bipolar disorder: A mental disease that detrimentally affects the ability to cope with life Introduction Bipolar disorder is a mental disease that impacts the ability of an individual to successfully cope with life. The nature of bipolar disorder is related to manic/depressive states. Extremes of mood swings can take a person into a state of high energy and manic behaviors that lead to unrealistic expectations, where low mood swings can leave a person floundering in depression and unable to get out of bed to conduct daily life. There are specific medical events that take place... Running Head: PERSUASSIVE PAPER...
The Genetic Cause of Bipolar Disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder Statement of the Topic Bipolar disorder, as defined by the National Institutes of Health, is “a condition in which people go back and forth between periods of a very good or irritable mood and depression” (Bipolar Disorder). Bipolar disorder affects both men and women with almost the same frequency and its onset is as early as 15 to 25 years old. Bipolar disorder may occur either as type I or manic depression, or type II, where the mania is not pronounced. Another type of bipolar disorder is cyclothymia, where the mania and the depression are both mild (Bipolar Disorder). Although the exact cause of bipolar disorder is unknown, the NIH states that “it occurs... The Genetic Cause of...
Critique an article about patient with bipolar disorder
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...Bipolar Disorder: The Big Picture” al affiliation A critique of the article “Functional Outcome in Bipolar Disorder: The Big Picture” Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by shifts in moods, fluctuations in energy levels, and inability to complete basic daily tasks. People with bipolar disorder are unable to form meaningful relationships with others, especially as a result of changes in moods, ranging from depression to mania. However, as Levy & Manove (2012) state, the functional outcomes of people with bipolar disorder are divergent. On one hand, there are those people who, although they have bipolar disorder, accomplish so much... ? A critique of the article “Functional Outcome in...
The many causes and factors of bipolar disorder.
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...Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is one of the many mental illness categorized as a mood disorder due to symptoms of gross deviation in mood. The key factor in identifying bipolar disorders is a patient's tendency to fluctuate quickly between manic episodes and depressive episodes in a roller coaster type fashion. Sufferers of bipolar disorder will drop suddenly from the heights of happiness to the depths of despair for no apparent reason. Not only do patients endure the debilitating effects of depression, which can be a life ruining experience, they also must deal with the downside of their manic states as well, often temporarily losing touch with reality... with delusions of grandeur along...
Borderline Personality Disorder: Theory and Practice
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...bipolar disorder, or another Axis I disorder. Borderline personality disorder was historically known as pseudo-neurotic schizophrenia, schizophrenic characters, ambulatory schizophrenia, or latent schizophrenia. There have been several important efforts to understand this disorder which seemed to be between or on the border of neurosis and psychosis made by various psychoanalytic theorists and researchers, and recently, by descriptive and phenomenological researchers. In the beginning, the borderline patents were often diagnosed with the DSM-II category of schizophrenia, latent... Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline personality disorder (BPD) has been one of the most important personality...
Borderline Personality Disorder
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...disorder, psychotherapy is the core of the treatment process. The purpose of psychotherapy is to help the patient learn to regulate their emotions while improving one’s self-image and relationships and overcoming the distress that comes with having the disorder (Horwitz et al., 1996). Another method of psychotherapy common to borderline personality disorder treatment is transference-focused... Borderline personality disorder May 7, Overview According to Millon (1996), borderline personality disorder is a “prolonged disturbance of personality function in a person, characterized by depth and variability of moods.” Borderline personality disorder is a psychological mood disorder that renders patients as...
ATTACHMENT DISORDER
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...disorders independently while in some instances, the diagnosis of concurrent disorders is possible. Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Bipolar disorder and depression (mood disorders), Conduct Disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder as well as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are some of such diagnostic problems associated with the attachment disorders. However, the conditions are treatable and as such manageable especially at the early stages of development (Minnis et al, 2006). Most of the children exhibit high degrees of reactive attachment disorders, which are clinical conditions (Sadiq et al, 2012... ? ATTACHMENT DISORDERS The early formative stages of every child are very critical in the...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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...disorder (ODD) as well as they display conduct disorder (CD) as well as 20-30% ADHD cases show signs of anxiety while 11 to 22% ADHD individuals display bipolar disorder (Biederman, 1991). Neuro-imaging of ADHD cases display diminished prefrontal cortex thereby they lack in executing prefrontal functions and therefore they have reduced operational memory (Hill, 2002). Schachar et al, (2000) defined ADHD... ? "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)" Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD deals with impulsiveness in children. However, research reveals that it can potentially co-occur with numerous other behaviour related disarrays. The characteristic features involve distraction, hand...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In children))
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...disorder (ODD) as well as they display conduct disorder (CD) as well as 20-30% ADHD cases show signs of anxiety while 11 to 22% ADHD individuals display bipolar disorder (Biederman, 2007). The incidence of ADHD is more prevalent in boys as compared to girls. It shows the sign of inheritance... ? "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)" Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD deals with impulsiveness in children. However, research reveals that it can potentially co-occur with numerous other behaviour related disarrays. The characteristic features involve distraction, hand movement in a specific manner, jiggling in chair, giving contradictory proclamation, a habit of reversing letters in...
Research paper on Bipolar Disorder with reference to the movie "The Roomate
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...BIPOLAR DISORDER Bipolar Disorder and Characteristic Examples in Thriller Movie School Affiliation BipolarDisorder Description and Characteristic Examples in Thriller Movie Bipolar Disorder Defined According to Martinowich, Manji, and Schloesser (2009), in conjunction with research, bipolar disorder is defined as a psychological disorder categorized and diagnosed by recurring episodes of depression and elevated mania behavioral moods. In addition to the mania and depression, sufferers also experience unusual thought patterns and oftentimes psychosis (Martinowech, et al., 2009). In attempt to discuss and provide examples of this disorder, situations from the motion picture... Running head: EXAMPLES OF...
Attention improvement in adults with depressive disorder
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...focused attention to the effectiveness of tasks completion. The relationship between psychological status of patients and the behavior review must be captured in the rating scales of the expected reviews. This might give strong insight into efficient methods of improving attention among adults suffering from attention deficit through depressive disorders. References Allen, N. B., & Sheeber, L. B. (2008). Adolescent emotional development and the emergence of depressive disorders. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press Bradley, B. P., Mogg, K., & Lee, S. C. (1997). Attentional biases for negative information in induced and naturally occurring dysphoria.Behaviour Research... ? Attention improvement in...
Mild Mental Retardation Related Communication Disorders Focused on Children
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...Disorders Focused on Children Introduction Mental retardation, in other words, intellectual disability, is a term used for description of intelligence that is below average and impairment of the adaptive functioning of the individual arising during the period of development, from conception to 18 years of age. The term is a challenging one and is often fraught with emotional and social stigma. This term is different from developmental delay which is appropriately used for those individuals less than 5 years of age, who are too young for testing in a formal manner. To establish a diagnosis of mental retardation, the intelligence has to be atleast 2... ?Mild Mental Retardation Related Communication...
Mild Mental Retardation Related focused on pediatric population and communication disorders
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...Disorders Focused on Children Introduction Mental retardation, in other words, intellectual disability, is a term used for description of intelligence that is below average and impairment of the adaptive functioning of the individual arising during the period of development, from conception to 18 years of age. The term is a challenging one and is often fraught with emotional and social stigma. This term is different from developmental delay which is appropriately used for those individuals less than 5 years of age, who are too young for testing in a formal manner. To establish a diagnosis of mental retardation, the intelligence has to be atleast 2... ?Mild Mental Retardation Related Communication...
Asperger's syndrome and how it affects the developing child
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...focused behavior. Typically children with Asperger’s Disorder have underdeveloped social skills. This is manifested in their difficulty in forming friendships and relating to peers. Gibbons and Goins (2008) describe it as a “lack of understanding of social cues, which may lead to difficulty understanding the purpose of social interactions”. These authors go on to explain some of the other characteristics of Asperger’s Disorder or the difficulties theses children face in social situations. Because of the underdevelopment of the social skills these children have difficulty interpreting and responding to body language and personal space. For example when some... Asperger’s Syndrome and How it Affects the...
"Bipolar and Personality Disorders" & "Dehydration and Diarrhea"
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...Disorder and Bipolar Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder has for many years remained as acute mental disorders that have continued to hit medical headlines in each passing day due to its grave effects (Ketter, 2010). A considerable number of researchers studying Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder have conducted numerous extensive matters on the subject. Interrelation of Bipolar Disorder to Borderline Personality Disorder NANDA, researchers evaluating the interrelation between these mental disorders have done extensive studies on the relationship of the two disorders. This concern is due to the vulnerability these disorders... ?Paper I: Borderline Personality...
Manic depression disorder
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...Disorder Manic Depressive Disorder Manic depressive disorder is today referred to as Bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder or manic disorder is a major affective disorder that affects the moods of the patients dramatically. The complexities of bipolar disorder are genetically transferred in to patients along with the environmental factors that also contribute to the development of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder prevails in genders, men as well as women. The mood swings associated with it interchange from major or clinical depression to mania or intense elation. A patient may feel elated at one time and at another he or she may feel depressed extremely. Bipolar can be defined... ? Manic Depressive...
Harper Lee Biography
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...bipolar disorder. It was when Harper Lee was in the high school that she started developing aptitude for the English literature. Harper Lee graduated in the year 1944, and joined the all-female Huntingdon College based in Montgomery. Harper Lee was different from her college-mates in that she... was not quite as interested in dating, makeup, and fashion as others were. She instead focused all her efforts on improving her writing skills. She was a member of the glee club as well as of the literary honor society. “Pursuing her interest in writing, Lee contributed to the school’s newspaper and its humor magazine, the Rammer Jammer” (“Harper Lee”). Harper Lee particularly got...
COMMUNITY HEALTH & POPULATION-FOCUSED NURSING
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...Focused Nursing Community Health & Population-Focused Nursing Introduction One of the main responsibilities of any government is to ensure that the health of its members is well taken care of. A healthy nation has the potential to meet and achieve its economic development goals as spelt out in its micro and macroeconomic policies. In this case, community health nursing comes in handy in order to ensure that the health of the community is examined and effective measures taken in order to avoid some of the major diseases and ailments that can be detrimental to it. Community health nursing often involves working together with populations and communities as equal members... Community Health &...
Literature Review
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...Disorders By adolescence, many teenagers have been diagnosed with psychological disorders which range from ADHD to bipolar disorders. The common symptoms for the mental disordes are the mood swings and irritability. The assessment of the psychiatric condition of a child starts by first getting the mental history of the child preferably by interviewing the parent or the child. Different psychological disorders affect people in different ages. The people affected by the psychological disorders face many hardships in their daily lives. The aim of this paper is to discuss the psychological disorders among the children and adolescents, and the interventions necessary to improve... . Child and...
Major Depression Research Paper
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...disorders of mood are broadly classified into “Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, and Mood Disorder due to general medical condition and Substance-Induced Mood disorder”. The depressive disorders are further classified into “Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder and Depressive Disorder not otherwise specified”. The depressive disorders... ? MAJOR DEPRESSION Major Depression Major depression is known to be one of the commonest mental illnesses prevalent in our society. In USA it is known as the fourth common cause leading to disability in the affected individual. Major Depression is not limited to any particular age group rather an individual can present with this psychological condition at...
Panic disorder
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...Disorder Panic Disorder Introduction The increasing prevalence of panic disorder among the African Americans has led to research on the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of the disorder. This research paper gives a critical analysis of the precious studies on panic disorder among the African American community with the statement of the problem, design of the study, hypothesis and the analysis of data being used to give inferences on the finding of the research. Statement of the problem A lot of research has been done in etiology, assessment and management of panic disorder but there is a significant gap in the application of these studies within the African American community. The diagnosis...
Childhood Disorder
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...Disorder The essay aims to tackle a two-fold objective to wit to explain childhood disorders such as Obesity, ADHD, and Autism; and (2) to discuss the statistics and demographic differences of the childhood disorder using information from outside sources. Childhood Disorder Introduction Many psychological disorders are caused by physiological and biological factors, yet children disorders are found to be without any physical causes. Such disorders are mostly diagnosed early in life but a few problems are not recognized until adulthood. Psychological disorders which are early diagnosed involved physiological problems and genetic abnormalities. Similarly, biological problems cause mental... ? Childhood...
Hoarding Disorder
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...Disorder Hoarding Disorder A female client from a Western country enters my office with an apparent hoarding disorder. Theclient is a single 27-years old woman and comes from an affluent family. The woman has excessive acquisition, where she displays difficulty of discarding possessions accompanied by an excessive acquisition of objects that are not necessary. The customer has good insight beliefs. She tells me during our talk that she is completely convinced that hoarding-related beliefs and conducts that involve difficulty in discarding items are problematic. The client says she has trouble with discarding items even when such items do not have any value. She says that her living areas... Hoarding...
Eating disorder
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...Disorder Introduction Eating disorder is a broad term which encompasses a group of conditions characterized by eating habits classified as abnormal and may involve either the intake of inadequate or excessive amounts of food which mediates a detrimental effect on the individual’s physical and mental health. Research has revealed the evidence of genetic predisposition to eating disorders; however, such claims have undoubtedly been exaggerated by the media ("Eating Disorders"). History of eating disorder The introduction of the book Eating disorders: Obesity, Anorexia Nervosa and the person within, published in 1973, highlighted the extent to which the problem of eating disorders had... ...
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