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Behavioral Assessment: The Beck Depression Inventory
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...analysis of the situation and circumstance. Secondly, there is a chance of obtaining valid interpretation of the results with accurate precision. This logic and argument stems from the notion that the Beck Depression Inventory at the very minimum is comprehensive and exhaustive in nature. Thus, the results that would be got from the test would have covered almost all the aspects of the human person being tested on the severity of his or her depression. Thus, one would rest assured that the results and findings from a Beck Depression Inventory... BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY al Affiliation Beck Depression Inventory The Beck Depression Inventory is an analytical self-assessment report that seeks to rate the ...
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Evaluation of Beck Depression Inventory
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...Beck Depression Inventory ID # Number & Section Beck Depression Inventory is an efficient and reliable psychological test for measuring the presence and severity of depression in patients. This paper therefore evaluates the instrument, looking at its design and format, its Psychometric properties and finally the strengths and weakness of the instrument. With regard to design and format, BDI comes in a form of a questionnaire with a 21 item describing depressive signs and symptoms with each item being rated on a 4-point Likert-type scale from 0-3 and the total possible score being 84. Total scores of above 10 points are considered an indication of depression. The reliability and validity... Evaluation of...
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Postpartum Depression in Adolescents
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...Depression Scale for Identifying Depression”). The Beck Depression Inventory has been tested by many researchers in the pursuit of its validity in the clinical and non-clinical setting. Some studies have shown and proven how effectively the Beck Depression Inventory is as compared and analyzed with other tests. One study that shows... ? Postpartum Depression Depression seems to be prevalent today and, according to studies, women are more at risk of suffering from depression, being exposed to it twice as frequently as men. Higher chances to get depressed put women in the verge of suffering more from consequences of depression, such as committing suicide. Even women during pregnancy and after giving birth...
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Psychological Measures
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...Depression Inventory has been administered. The score ranges from 0 - 63 because 21 measures of behaviour are either at a level of 0 (never), 1, 2 or 3 (frequently) allowing a concrete measure to establish whether an individual has depression or not. An analysis of the Beck Depression Inventory measure, the environment where a Beck Depression Inventory result will be most effective, and a description of who can determine a person's BDI are listed in the following paragraphs. A Beck...
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Beck Depression Scale
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...Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). This instrument is a 21-item self-report... Assessment is an integral part of the therapy process. Without assessment, therapy would be aimless and, most likely, would not ultimately help the client in any significant way. For a one on one therapy session, the therapist obtain assessment information from the client before formulating a therapy plan; however this job is more complicated for the Marriage Family Therapist (MFT). The MFT must not only assess each member of the family, but also the family as a whole. There are a few goals of assessment for the MFT. One is to identify the key issues and concerns of the family. Assessment is also used to differentiate between...
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Relationship between MDMA and Depression
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...depression scores. Analysis of studies that have used the symptom checklist 90 (SCL-90) by Guillot (2007) indicated that the complexity of determining a relationship of MDMA use to high depression levels is raised from the fact that only two out of the five results are able to achieve results showing high depressive scores in MDMA users compared to non-users. In his study, Guillot (2007) determined, from the SCL-90 score, that the results were complex; making them difficult to relate the use of MDMA to the depression scores from the test subjects. The low outcomes from the two studies indicate that there was a need to come up with other measures... ? Literature Review: Relationship between MDMA and...
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The Effects of Sense of Belonging, Social Support, Conflict, and Loneliness on Depression by Bonnie Hagerty and Reg Williams, Nursing Research
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...depressed clients and 18-72 in case of community college students. Gender: Women constituted 64.5% and 59% in depressed clients and college students respectively. b. Dependent variables: Identify and define conceptually and operationally Social support, conflict and sense of belonging antecedents were taken as dependent variables. c. Research variables: Identify and define conceptually and operationally Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Sense of belonging Instrument (SOBI) The revised ULCA Loneliness Scale (RULS) and Interpersonal relationships inventory (IRI) are research variables. BDI (Beck... Anand P.S.Brahmanand ID 5283 Order # 29 September 2006 The Effects of Sense of Belonging, Social...
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Critique of test and tools used in the attached article
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...inventory (NRI) that is a 33-item likert scale that examines personal relationships among children, adolescents and adults. The advantage of this measure is that it can be self-administered thus, minimizing the scale of resources required to apply and implement. Scale of Intergenerational Relationship Quality (SIRG) was a measure that was used to evaluate the mother-grandmother relationship at a baseline (Sellers, 2011). Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) was also used as maternal depression symptoms assessment tool. The BDI is a 21-item scale that is widely used and well validated among... ? Critique of Tests and Tools Instructions: The impacts of relationships that exist between mother-grandmother have...
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Pregnant Teenage Hispanic Women and Depression: Determining Coping Approaches
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...Analysis Depression will be measured using the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) (Shanok & Miller, 2007b, p.254). The BDI (Beck, Steer, & Garbin... Pregnant Teenage Hispanic Women and Depression: Determining Coping Approaches Abstract This research aims to understand the coping mechanisms used by teenage Latinas who are pregnant and depressed. The research question is: What are the coping mechanisms for pregnant Hispanic teenagers and are they effective? This paper will describe the process of forming the research design. Due to the high rate of depression among pregnant Hispanic teenagers, it is important to understand their coping mechanisms using the...
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Focus on Primary and Secondary Prevention in Depression
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...depression. Hence, the difficulty in primary prevention is segmenting specific populations that maintain higher risk of depression and then creating targeted programs, information or interventions that would be most effective and viable; the vagueness of primary prevention. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has identified a rationale that is viable for primary prevention of depression in adolescents between 12 and 18 years of age that has provided some level of proven results for identifying at-risk populations. Recommendations from this organization include the utilization of the Beck Depression Inventory for Primary Care, a type of self... Running Head: PREVENTATIVE YOUTH PSYCHIATRY...
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This research paper will be discussing the hormonal/biological changes in women as they experience post partum depression and menopause
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...depression. Experimental subjects were women seeking menopause depression therapy from a clinic. Out of 315 women attending the clinic, qualified for the research and the age range was 40-55. The researchers used follicle stimulating hormone test (FSH-TEST), 21-item Beck depression inventory, and a 30-days daily symptom rating to selective the most appropriate subjects. Through out the research period, the group took no medication. The other group consisted of 35 participants who were in their midlife, suffered no depression, and were on no medication. This group filled in a semi-structured questionnaire... Hormonal and Biological Changes In Women during Postpartum and Menopause Introduction Women...
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The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Anxiety and Depression among Nursing Home Patients
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...Beck Depression Inventory 15 was employed to gauge depression symptoms. It’s a self report gauge consisting of 21-item and has been widely utilized in research regarding depression. To gauge anxiety symptoms, The BAI, Beck Anxiety Inventory 17 was employed. It is also a self reporting gauge consisting of 21-item and has been employed extensively in research involving anxiety. Treatment Only the animal-assisted therapy group was provided a half an hour therapy twice in a week for four weeks. These visitations involved a qualified dog employed as Therapy and handler. These visitations were scheduled and were repeated on the same time for the proposed period... The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on...
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How exercise can help with the healing of depression
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...depression, aged 17 to 60 years old. These patients were already receiving individual psychotherapy and occupational therapy and were hospitalized during the research. They were randomly assigned to two groups where both treatments lasted for nine weeks: (1) experimental group- exercise group with aerobic training targeting 50 to 70% of maximum aerobic capacity and (2) control group- occupational therapy for an hour, three times a week. The main measures were Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and aerobic capacity. Their findings showed that the exercise group had lower depression scores and better fitness than the control group... and psychotherapy); however, studies differ in showing how...
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Critique of one journal article/professional article of a topic related to pscyhopharmacolgy and its use for treating depression
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...depression, they often obtain higher ratings of antidepressant effectiveness than if they had used tools that rely on clients' own assessments of their depression, such as the Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, Ward, Mendelson, Mock & Erbaugh, 1961). This difference in ratings suggests that the HAM-D may be subject to problems with clinician/investigator bias (Antonuccio et al., 1999; Greenberg, Bornstein, Greenberg, & Fisher, 1992). Sampling Issues Due to sampling issues, the persons with depression studied in most research are very different from those seen in clinical practice. Often strict exclusion... ?  Tablets or Talk? A Critical Review of the Literature Comparing Antidepressants and Counseling for...
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The Effects of Depression and Antidepressants on Sexual Health and the Sexual Response Cycle
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...Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) the 36-item Short Form Health Survey Questionnaire (SF-36). The researchers found out that at advanced age, hemodialysis and depressive symptoms were all associated independently with sexual dysfunction among the test patients. Hence, the researchers arrived at a conclusion that depression among male ESRD was significantly associated with sexual dysfunction and thus recommended that management of sexual dysfunction among male ESRD patients integrates the relevant psychological evaluation. Montejo et al. (2001) note that antidepressants mainly from the SSRI class are frequently associated with inhibition of sexual... ? The Effects of Depression and Antidepressants on Sexual ...
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Psychological Measure Paper
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...Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), the CDI was first created during 1979 by American psychologist Maria Kovacs. This measurement is renowned to be great in terms of validity and reliability in which a multitude of varying procedures and excellent psychometric features can be utilised. This paper will examine the CDI by analysing literatures that puts into use the said instrument and discuss its implications in terms of its usage, context, interpretation, and ethical considerations. Children’s Depression Inventory in Application A study conducted by Rivera, Bernal, and Rossello (2005) emphasizes on a quasi-experimental research that assess the effectiveness of both the Beck Depression... Psychological...
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Ethics Awareness Inventory Analysis
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...Inventory In the Ethics Awareness Inventory (EAI), my ethical profile is most closely aligned with Equity.In the same ethical awareness inventory, my ethical profile was least closely aligned with result. To a greater extent, I agree with the result of the Ethics Awareness Inventory because I am more concern of being just and doing the right thing than being result or task oriented that is not mindful of ethics or others. For me, I am more concern about the welfare of others and doing the right thing than getting a job done whatever it takes. Being high in equity and low in result indicates what my priorities in life are and how I assign value to things... Teacher Ethical Awareness Inventory In the ...
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Ethics Awareness Inventory Analysis
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...Inventory This Ethics Awareness Inventory highlights my ethics perception based on obligation. That is, I believe that people possess intrinsic value. Hence, we should show individual respect. This enables us to support social traditions and policies aimed at the best interests of whole society. SCORING SUMMARY C O R E MOST 5 7 9 3 = 24 LEAST 5 4 4 11 = 24 COMBINED SCORE 0 3 5 8 I usually oppose ideas and decisions presented to be in the best interests of my family business, specifically if the plans deny individual employees basic opportunities they are entitled to. My ethics view is that people should make their own choices as long as they are acting within the limits... Personal Ethics Awareness...
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Ethics Awareness Inventory Analysis
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...Inventory Awareness is an assessment... R.Preeti 18/11/2007 ETHICS Ethics is generally concerned with an individual's activities and perception about morality, alongside his differentiation between right and wrong. Very often, one's perception on ethics various from that of the others', due to personal experiences, mentality, background and the influence of near and dear ones. When we perform actions and take steps in life, we often do sit back and reflect on the ethical value of our actions. In other words, we do analyse if we are being ethical in leading our lives and sticking to what is morally right. The Ethics Inve...
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Regression Analysis & T-Test
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...Analysis & T-Test Part 1: T-Test Given the data on radio and newspaper adverts do you think that one form of advertising is more effective than the other? In order to support your answer produce various statistical outputs such as descriptive statistics, graphical summaries, boxplots and perform a t-test for equality of means. Explain and discuss the output and analysis and draw an appropriate conclusion. Two-sample t-test of equality of means Descriptive Statistics Discussion of the output and analysis The mean expenditure spent on radio advertisements is 7573 while the mean expenditure spent on newspaper advertisements is 8368. The boxplots further shows some difference in the mean... Regression...
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Memory Test Analysis
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...Test Analysis Short-term Memory “Short-term memory, also known as primary or active memory, is the information we are currently aware of or thinking about” (Cherry, 2012). Short-term memory is called as the conscious mind in the Freudian psychology. Information in this memory is received from the sensory memories. Information stays in the short-term memory for a period of about 20 to 30 seconds. It can be even lesser than that if rehearsal of the information is not carried out in between. A vast majority of the short-term memories are wiped out of memory after this period, though if one attends to the information stored in the short-term memory, it can be sustained to make its long-term... Memory Test...
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Effect of Acute Stress and Chronis Stress on the Extent to Which College Freshment Exhibit Depressive Symptoms
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...testing all the hypotheses put forth. In order to verify the hypotheses, both the main effects as well as the interaction effects between the independent variables will be analyzed. Materials The study will use three published instruments – the Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, 1996), the Perceived Stress Scale (Cohen, Kamarck, & Mermelstein, 1983) and the Stress Scale for Youth (Inan, 2007; from Holmes & Rahe, 1967). It shall also use a Personal information sheet (Appendix A) that will collect pertinent personal information like age, gender and educational background. This instrument also contains a question about the individual’s place of residence which will be used... ? The effect of Acute Stress and...
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Physical Appearance and Shyness
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...depression used by Alfano et al. (1994). Only one of the measures of depression--the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI; Beck, Rush, Shaw, & Emery, 1979)--was included in all but one of the analyses. Our goal in this study was to test the goodness of fit of the original Alfano et al. model and four alternative models to their data: Model 1: The preferred model of Alfano et al., in which both measures of attributional style mediate the effects of shyness on depression. Model 2: The suggested alternative model of Alfano et al., in which shyness mediates the effects of both measures of attributional style... events was scored separately, with the Extended Attributional Style Questionnaire (EASQ;...
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Community Health Outcomes and Evaluation
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...Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and the Beck... ?Introduction Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide (Gilbody, 2006). It is a frequent medical condition occurring in a significant percentage of the elderly population. Depression has long been associated with disability in the elderly population and also with a bevy of other health-related problems that bear upon a reduced quality of life. Smith et al report studies describing afflictions among 44% of nursing home residents and 24% of elderly in assisted living programs. Depression can exacerbate experienced pain and along with anxiety extend chronic pain syndrome (Smeeding et al, p. 824). This proposal outlines an intervention plan and...
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Inventory
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...inventory 400@50 20000 LIFO Method: Goods available for sale 82800 Less cost of sales: 800@50 40000 600@44 26400 (66400) Ending inventory 16400 Ending inventory made up of: 100@44 4400 300@40 12000 16400 Weighted average Method: Goods available for sales 1800@46 82800 Less cost of sales 1400@46 (64400) Ending inventory 18400 FIFO LIFO Weighted average Goods available for sale $ $ $ Ending inventory, March 31 20000 16400 18400 Cost of goods sold 62800 66400 64400 2. Analysis of LIFO versus FIFO. Indicate whether LIFO... Week Three Exercise Assignment Inventory Inventory. Inventory valuation methods: Basic computations. The January beginning...
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Inventory
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...Inventory Inventory This work reviews the current forecasting strategy of the company as it prepares to meet the requirements of demand and capacity for its planned future. As it makes a review of the current forecasting strategy, it will seek to give a forward for the, however, ties directly to the overall strategic planning methodology already established by the company. From the history of the company, it has used the time series method in its forecasting processes since its inception. The forecasting methods that are to be considered in this paper are: Qualitative: it involves human judgment, and it receives application when little data is...
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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...Depression and Difficulties with Attachment to Their Newborns This study aims to test if Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) will be effective in helping women to deal with post partum depression (PPS) and attachment with their newborn infants. Thirty (30) women in the first trimester of gestation will be recruited from a local clinic to participate in this study. They will be randomly assigned to a control group and an experimental group. All the subjects will answer the Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Scale (EPDS) and the Beck Depression Inventory- II (BDI-II) before and after they give birth and the Mother-Infant... ., Steer, R.A. & Brown, G.K. (1996) Beck...
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Depression
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...depression pharmaceuticals. The appropriate intervention methods should be taken for these individuals as the disorder may lead individuals to committing suicide. References Beck, A. T., & Alford, B. A. (2009). Depression: Causes and treatments. University of Pennsylvania Press. Ellison-Wright, I., & Bullmore, E. (2010). Anatomy of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: a meta-analysis. Schizophrenia research, 117(1), 1-12. Fournier, J. C., DeRubeis, R. J., Hollon, S. D., Dimidjian, S., Amsterdam, J. D., Shelton, R. C., & Fawcett, J. (2010). Antidepressant drug effects and depression severity. JAMA: The...
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Assessment in the Mental Health Setting
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...Becks Depression Inventory (BDI). This inventory is basically composed of a series of queries conceptualized to measure the intensity and severity of patients with a diagnosis of mental health disorders (Polgar, 2003). The long form covers 21 questions which are meant to evaluate a specific symptom manifest among people with depression. The shorter form is composed of seven questions and is meant to be carried out by primary care givers (Polgar, 2003). This assessment... ?ASSESSMENT IN THE MENTAL HEALTH SETTING Assessment in the Mental Health Setting Introduction Assessment is an important part of health care. For most health care professionals, their practice starts with assessment; the quality and...
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Hypothesis and T-test Analysis Problem Set
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...test Analysis Problem Set Lesson 22 Problems 1-4 1. Computing total scores for the algebra test from the item scores To compute the total scores for the algebra test from the item scores, we use the ‘compute function’ by going to the transform menu at the top of the data view screen then selecting ‘compute’. On the dialog box that pops up, we type total in the window labeled target variable and type sum(item1 to item 8) in the window labeled Numeric Expression. Clicking on the Ok button gives us the totals which are 8, 6, 5, 7, 4, and 6. 2. The study seeks to determine if a new teaching method, the Involvement Technique is effective in teaching algebra to first graders. With 8... Hypothesis and...
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Analysis of a standardized test of ESL
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...Analysis of a standardized test of ESL The English language is one of the most common languages in the world. Many countries have adopted it as an official language, and hence prompting most education systems to study it as a compulsory subject. However, due to diverse culture and other national languages spoken, the language has been at risk of being diluted or modified to suit specific needs. It is unfortunate that even though most people profess to know and to use the English language, they can barely understand each other due to the modifications brought about by accent and cultural influence. The risks that are being faced by English language users have prompted scholars to come... up...
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Depression
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...depression. It has been said about most mood disorders, depression included, that “genetics loads the gun and the environment pulls the trigger” (Beck & Alford 15). These individuals are often predisposed to depression or other mood disorders, but it isn’t until they are placed in a subjective environment that the disorder rears its ugly head. Depression is also believed to be biological and hereditary. Though it is currently only speculation, there is sufficient evidence to suggest that people who have depression have physical changes and differences in their brains compared to those who have not been... Depression March 9, Depression Introduction and brief history The earliest writings associated with ...
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Professional Nursing
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...Inventory (BDI), Isotretinoin dose in mg/kg/day, Quality of Life (QOL), 100-item questionnaire (domains), and standard deviation (SD) for a period of 1 month, 3 months, 6 months; and bar graphs indicating percentages of patients with BDI scores during treatment in isotretinoin and antibiotic/topical groups. There are author comments on psychiatric interviews with patients who ceased isotretinoin from study because of depressed mood. BDI scores and relationship to isotretinoin were indicated, including the outcome whether isotretinoin was ceased, continued, or re-challenged. For tests of significance, within group repeated-measure...
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Glenn Beck, Common Sense
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...Beck’s Commonsense. The book was a real eye-opener about the deteriorating health of America and the unabated hypocrisy of the so-called national leaders. As I read on I could not help supporting Mr Beck for his lash outs against our rulers. Aren’t they responsible for what has happened to the nation? For so long they had been duping us with the big American dream till reality glared on us and suddenly we were sailing on the radar less boat in a stormy... ? “You cannot take away freedom to protect it, you cannot destroy the free market to save it, and you cannot uphold freedom of speech by silencing those with whom you disagree.” (p.17) It was a shocking revelation as I turned over the pages of Glenn...
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Depression
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...Depression 29-02-12 Depression The paper focuses on providing information regarding different aspects of Depression, a condition affecting 30% of the primary care patients. At the end the paper contains information regarding future research on the disorder. Introduction: For more than 2000 years, depression has been recognized as a clinical syndrome but unfortunately its paradoxical features andcharacteristics have not yet been fully comprehended. Depression is defined as “A term used to designate a complex pattern of deviations in feelings, cognition, and behavior”. (Beck et al 2009)....
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Inventory management ratio analysis of Ford and GM
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...Inventory management ratio analysis of Ford and GM Inventory turnover ratio indicates the number of times the inventory in a specific company is converted to sales and replaced over a period. The days in a specific period are determined and divided by the inventory turnover formula to give the days it takes to sell the goods in stock. This is also known as the inventory days. There are two methods of calculating the inventory turnover. The first one is by dividing the cost of goods with the average inventory while the second is by dividing the sales with the total cost of inventory. The second is mostly used since both the sales and the total cost of inventory are presented at market values... ...
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Psychological Testing
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...test subject. These tests can be easily administered by a person, and there is not a necessity for a highly trained individual to administer the test. The use of standardized tests is also more economical when conducting a large study, in comparison to psychiatric evaluations in time and money. (Beck, 1961). The results are normally quantitative it therefore can be compared through meta-analysis with other quantitative data. Assessing improvement from psychotherapy, drug therapy and other modes of treatment can be done using this inventory. This instrument has some limitations. It cannot distinguish... Running head: ONLINE POP CULTURE TESTS On-Line Pop Culture Tests and Surveys About Depression...
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Depression
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...Depression, anxiety, & stress test organization. (n.d). Is Depression a Common occurrence? http://www.depression-anxiety-stress-test.org/depression/is-depression-a-common-occurrence.html Fang, X., et al. (2012). The Economic Burden of child maltreatment in the United States and Its implications for prevention. Child Abuse and Neglect, 10, 006. Gibb, B., Chelminiski, I, & Zimmerman, M. (2007). Childhood emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, and diagnoses of depressive and anxiety disorders in adult psychiatric outpatients. Depress anxiety, 24(4), 256-63. Hill, J., et al. (2001). Child sexual abuse, poor parental care... Depression Depression is increasingly becoming popular in the world today. The...
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Depression
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...depressions (Paykel, 1983). Based on the above classification the patient should be categorized and treated accordingly. Diagnosis of Depression: A proper diagnosis of depression, understanding the root cause of depression, and differentiating the symptoms from other mental disorders is highly important. The diagnosis procedure includes being asked certain questions by the doctor and certain medical tests to come to a confirmatory diagnosis. The tests include a regular physical examination including regular clinical parameters, laboratory tests like complete blood count,...
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Depression
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...DEPRESSION Characteristics of Depression Depression is characterized by destructive judgments, attitudes, as well as deeds, and also by specific transformations in physical functions such as eating and sleeping. Statistics show that about five individuals will experience depression during their lifetime. Some forms of depression like bipolar depression, goes through the families. However, there are a significant number of social psychological, as well as environmental danger signs for developing depression. In addition, some are certainly predominant in one sexual category or the other, or in certain stage of development or racial groups. Therefore, there are some differences in symptoms... ...
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Depression
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...depression Various kinds of biological and psychosocial reasons can cause depression. Most common causes of depression are disease, joblessness, poverty, racism, social exclusion, distorted relationships, divorce, violence and obesity. People become depressed when circumstances go beyond their control and they can do little to organize the things in their life. Unfortunately, there has been a tremendous increase in nearly all of the aforementioned reasons of depression in the past few years, which explains the spread of depression. Symptoms of depression Depression is not a kind of disorder that requires an individual to undertake proper medical tests... ?Depression Introduction It is quite normal for an ...
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The Effect of Acute Stress and Chronic Stress on the extent to which College Freshmen exhibit Depressive Symptoms
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...Inventory in college freshmen. Preexisting Chronic stress does not affect the score on Beck’s depression Inventory in college freshmen. The alternate hypotheses tested by this study are: College freshmen experiencing Acute Stress resulting from moving away from home are more likely to score higher on Beck’s depression Inventory as compared to those who do not. College freshmen experiencing Chronic Stress are more likely to score higher on Beck’s depression Inventory as compared to those who do not. College...
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Depression
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...depression, postpartum depression and seasonal affective disorder. Psychotic depression is like regular depression but includes the person developing hallucinations, delusions or breaking from reality. Postpartum depression happens within the first month after giving birth and seasonal affective disorder occurs during the winter months when there is less sunlight available. Depression as a medical condition is therefore not something that can be tested for like cancer or AIDS. Even in the medical world, the term is defined by how it is described rather than any medical tests that can be run, but the conditions are described... Depression The word depression can mean many things. As a simple word...
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Depression
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...depression with family-related factors like marriage and dependability on children. Bhamani, Karim & Khan (2013) cross-sectional research also used the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) to research the prevalence of depression among the elderly exposed to different family-related situations in Karachi, Pakistan. The research by Choulagai, Sharma & Choulagai (2013) looked at the prevalence of depression among the elderly living in geriatric homes. The research was cross-sectional and descriptive in design. The three articles utilized questionnaires and in-depth interviews as methods of data collection, which yielded descriptive analysis of the state of depression among the elderly... Depression: Nursing...
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Depression
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...Depression” Introduction Every individual has different perception depending on the nature. How things are perceived and understood is directly co-related to the personal outlook, psychology as well as various predicaments. The insight and thoughtfulness of the individuals provide them with the ability to grasp the situation and tackle accordingly. The methodology one adopts to tackle the situation depends on the intellect as well as prior experiences under certain circumstances the situation becomes tough and the individual cannot control the things. The things seem to recede away and here germinates the feeling of despair, anguish, hopelessness and distress together leading to depression... ?...
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Depression
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...Depression For many years, the society has viewed depression as an adult problem being the main reason why depression in children is not only neglected but also undertreated and overlooked. Children can develop depression from many societal settings that include their families especially if they live in families experiencing constant conflicts and schooling systems, which can be the main source of emotional abuse. Emotional abuse should be prevented by all means because it is the main reason behind the development of depression in children. All members of the society mostly including parents and schooling...
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Depression
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...Depression Human emotions are one of the most misunderstood concepts in the medical world. Their etiology still remains abstract; hence, the majority of psychological disorders are yet to have a definite diagnosis or treatment plan. Psychologists and psychiatrists mainly rely on the information they have from the patient and his or her relatives which can be misleading and requires a high level of skill as compared to other physicians treating pathologies with known pathogenesis. An example of such a disorder is depression, which is one of the leading disorders in terms of pharmacological expenditure. In fact, by the year 2020, researchers believe it will be the leading disorder in terms... ? [Teacher’s...
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...Depression Depression s Depression suffering from depression experience immense social and occupational dysfunctions. It is not only distressing for the sufferer but for others around him or her, dealing with the client can be a cumbersome task. Researchers have produced copious amount of literature in order to highlight the various issues faced by clients suffering from depression and based on the findings covered in the literature, substance abuse is by far the biggest problem that individual suffering from depression experience. Low mood is the primary symptom of depression and often clients in pursuit of getting rid of these negative emotions resort to abusing narcotics that do... ?Running Head:...
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Depression
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...Depression Depression Part A In the of investigating depression, it is essential to evaluate the pathophysiology of the disease process. First is the concept of neurotransmitters and mood. According to medical and psychological practitioners, neurotransmitters (noradrenaline and serotonin) are critical aspects that contribute to the control of an individual’s mood and emotional behavior. Neurotransmitters include adrenaline, serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline. It is essential to note that the noradrenaline is the noradrenergic system and receptors that are specific to the noradrenaline receptors and controlling mood or emotional behavior (Dunlop & Nemeroff, 2007). The major concentration... ...
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...depression. It has been said about most mood disorders, depression included, that “genetics loads the gun and the environment pulls the trigger” (Beck & Alford 15). These individuals are often predisposed to depression or other mood disorders, but it isn’t until they are placed in a subjective environment that the disorder rears its ugly head. Depression is also believed to be biological and hereditary. Though it is currently only speculation, there is sufficient evidence to suggest that people who have depression have physical changes and differences in their brains compared to those who have not been... ? Depression March 9, Depression Introduction and brief history The earliest writings associated...
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