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...behavioral changes. A significant growth spurt occurs bringing about many challenges for a child, parents and his/her teachers as well. It is a crucial point of a child’s life where he needs as much attention as a baby. However, the nature of attention required might be different according to the circumstances. Emotional behavior disorder refers to the term in which behavioral and emotional responses of a child becomes so different from his generally accepted or appropriate at his/her age, ethnic or cultural norms that it starts effecting the learning capabilities of the child as well... After first two years of a child’s life there comes the years which bring about certain physical, emotional and...
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Emotional Behavior Disorder
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...Behavior Disorder Casual Factors for Emotional Behavior Disorder Admittedly, the particular causes of emotional disorders remain challenging to the experts. The concerned parties, therefore, depend on the relationship between some casual factors and disability to generate possible sources of the disorders (Cefai & Cooper, 2010). For instance, children exposed to physical abuse have a higher chance of suffering from emotional or behavioral disorder than their peers do. This paper seeks to analyze three casual factors in terms of their identification criteria as casual factors, their impacts, and the possible mitigation measures. Biology Scholars keep on identifying biological and genetic... Emotional...
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Emotional Behavior Disorder
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...behavioral changes. A significant growth spurt occurs bringing about many challenges for a child, parents and his/her teachers as well. It is a crucial point of a child’s life where he needs as much attention as a baby. However, the nature of attention required might be different according to the circumstances. Emotional behavior disorder refers to the term in which behavioral and emotional responses of a child becomes so different from his generally accepted or appropriate at his/her age, ethnic or cultural norms that it starts effecting the learning capabilities of the child as well... ?After first two years of a child’s life there comes the years which bring about certain physical, emotional and...
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Relationship among students with emotional or behavior disorder and school violence
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...DISORDER Psychology has repeatedly proved that children from troubled background with emotional and behavioral disorders invariably get connected with the recent trend of school violence, where innocent lives perish. Broken homes, uncared for childhood, loneliness, insecurity, irresponsible parent behavior, single parent's inadequate attention, parental disregard of a lonely child, sexual abuse resulting in psychological trauma - all can lead to persecution mania and result in the ugliest possible disaster called school violence. To some extent, schools and teachers too are responsible for such a turbulent eruption....
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Shyness- A normal variant of behavior or a disorder
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...behavior or a disorder? Shyness- A normal variant of behavior or a disorder? [institute’s Shynessis a phenomenon that could be described by feelings of anxiety, nervousness and self-consciousness in different types of social situations (M.Cheek). It can further be described by words such as reserve, reticence, embarrassment and social anxiety. Shyness could lead to three levels of sensations whenever a person is placed in a social situation which could lead to embarrassment, such as public speaking, performing in front of a huge crowd or even meeting new people. Firstly various physiological sensations are aroused. Such as sweaty palms, stomach aches, dry throat... on-set stage, in about 80%...
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Over stimulation in children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may lead to self injurious behavior
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...disorder may lead to self injurious behavior Autismis a Neuro-Developmental Disorder characterized by stereotyped and cyclic behaviors. The disorder mainly affects socialization and communication. The main concern area in autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) children is Self-injurious behaviors (SIBs). SIBs occur more in ASD children as compared to those who are characteristically developing or possess other neuro-developmental disabilities. Research Scientists globally have discovered that Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is a stern, chronic concern influencing approximately 10% to 14% of Autism Spectrum Disorders children. It regularly happens... Over stimulation in children diagnosed with autism spectrum...
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Developmental Disorder: ADD
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...behavior in children, abnormalities in cognitive abilities, language usage, and physical growth. These theories outlined the developmental stages that could be identified in a growing child. Sigmund Freud proposed theories which explored a child’s experiences and which epitomized on the mental disorder against the normal functioning. Most of Freud theories supported that fact that all mental issues had a physiological reason and that cultural differences determined the psychology and behavior of a child. Freud described child development as a series of ‘psychosexual stages’ which can be divided into the oral stage... Studies about child development began in the 20th century which focused on abnormal...
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Attention Deficit Disorder
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...disorder; not just an excuse for people to misbehave. ADD derives its roots from the early eighteenth century when it was diagnosed by George Still. The name however was not designated for the disorder in 1902 by Still. George Still found 20 children with problems of attention deficiency and postulated a theory which stated that the children may be suffering from some genetic disorder which accounted for their unusual behavior. At that time the disorder was named as the Defect of Moral Thought by George Still. These symptoms were then analyzed again in 1922... ? Attention Deficit Disorder Institute Attention Deficit Disorder Being focused on to the important aspects of life is one of the main functions...
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Conduct Disorder in Young Children
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...disorders among children but such symptoms can also be features of normal adolescent behaviour under specific circumstances (Walker & Melvin, 2010, pp.1-2). This paper focuses on conduct disorder which is a specific kind of behavioral disorder common among children and adolescents. Conduct Disorder Characteristics Conduct disorder is a common type of mental or emotional problem that happens to children and adolescents. Children who suffer from conduct disorder generally show persistency in patterns of disregard... ? Running Head: CONDUCT DISORDER IN YOUNG CHILDREN Conduct Disorder in Young Children The mental development and health of children are primary concern of parents and teachers. A child is said...
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Gender Differences in Antisocial Personality Disorder
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...Disorder Gender Differences in Antisocial Personality Disorder In recent literature,researchers underline that multiple and antisocial personality disorder is real but that it rarely occurs spontaneously, without prompting, and therefore does not deserve to be a primary-level diagnosis. A special attention is given to gender differences and behavior patterns of patients and possible treatment methods. There is a small but well-recognized group of adults with mild learning disability, predominantly but not exclusively male, who come within this rubric and who pose major problems of management, containment and public safety, in whatever... residential milieu they live. Their...
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Oppositional Defiance Disorder
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...Disorder Oppositional Defiance Disorder Introduction All children tend to behave in an oppositional manner from timeto time, especially when they are hungry, tired, upset or stressed and disobey, argue, talk back and defy teachers, parents or other adults. Oppositional behavior is a normal phenomenon among children who are two to three year old and early adolescents. But explicit hostile behavior and uncooperativeness is a serious concern if it is consistent and frequent and stands out in comparison to other children and pose a negative impact on the child’s academic, family and social life, especially their day to day activities. The symptoms of Oppositional Defiance Disorder... Oppositional Defiance...
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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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...behavior disorder occur 35% in children. Those suffering from ADHD have complications causes’ inability to focus on tasks or activities as well as in relations. Categories: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder" is a neurological disorder that impacts individuals in four main categories: Attention - causing people to have problems paying attention, focusing on a task, or finishing tasks, especially if they are not very interesting tasks. Impulsivity - Causing a lack of self-restraint. They take action first and think later that what they did. Impulsive behaviors; they can cause turmoil in relationships, work, school, or life... ? Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 17/12 Attention...
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Asperger's Disorder
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...disorder but still, there is little information gathered on effective treatments. Asperger’s disorder is a pervasive developmental disorder that causes significant problems in many areas of the child’s development such as communication, socialization, behavior, thinking, and activities (Ashley, 2007, p. 2). According to DSM-IV-TR classification system, the primary features of Asperger’s disorder are: (Criterion A) “severe and sustained impairment in social interaction, (Criterion B)…the development of restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, and activities,…and (Criterion C)…the disturbance must cause... ? Asperger’s Disorder This essay aims to define the Asperger’s disorder based on...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...behavior that has severe impacts on his/her life. Generally majority of affected patients undergo through phases of depression. However in between the phases of depression or mania, the individual may live a life that is absolutely normal. Nearly every individual can be affected by this disorder. Generally the first symptoms are observed in individuals who are in their teen ages, and generally the disorder gets developed before 50 years age. If family members are affected with the disorder then chances of the occurrence of the disorder are higher (Bipolar I Disorder, 2012). The Symptoms: Generally... ? Bipolar Disorder Introduction: Bipolar disorder is referred to be a condition of the health where an...
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Panic disorder
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...behavior as a result of the attack. This requires the expert to have sufficient knowledge and experience which will accurate evaluation or assessment of the patient to pave way for proper management of the condition. Another important consideration in the diagnosis and the management of panic disorder is that different people react different when the attack occurs even if the symptoms may appear to be similar. This will eventually determine the manner in which the attack is experienced by the victim. For this reason the aspect of ethnic or cultural background of panic attack is important. The use of diagnostic statistical manuals in the study of panic attack has no account... Panic Disorder Panic...
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Sleepwalking Disorder For Psychology II Undergraduate Degree Class
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...disorder or somnambulism or noctambulism falls into the category of parasomnias which are actually categorized under sleep disorders. Sleep disorders are the most common problems encountered in psychiatric practice. According to the American Psychiatric Associations Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), sleep disorders can be classified into 3 types (Bonds & Lucia, 2006): 1. Primary sleep disorders: These occur due to an endogenous disturbance in sleep-wake generating or timing mechanisms. They are often complicated by...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder and its other negative impacts on their everyday life. This paper lays a detailed account of bipolar disorder discussing the symptoms and behaviors associated with it that are experienced by patients that suffer from it, effect of this mental disorder on the life of the patients in general and on their behavior in particular, findings of the latest research about bipolar disorder, and how bipolar disorder can be treated. 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... ? Bipolar Disorder School Bipolar Disorder...
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Behavior modification for children with ADHD
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...Behavior Modification for an ADHD A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts of theChild Study Department St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, New York by Jennifer Fiallos CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Identification of Topic: There are several types of academic and learning difficulties in children that need special attention and research based interventions. Childhood behavioral disorders can play a significant role in affecting children’s learning abilities and classroom behavior. Learning disabilities can compound...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder. Patients with themanicbipolar disorder exhibit high levels of euphoria as well as an elevated mood. However, such individuals may face the compulsion of facing risky behavior because of the excitement. Patients with themanicbipolar disorder are likely to exhibit a fast process of thought, as well as speech. During the manic phase, individuals present high self-esteem, accompanied by poor judgments and irritability. Patients with the hypomanic episodes present insomnia, distractibility, rapid speech, the uncontrollable urge for pleasurable activities, as well as a faster processing of thought as the main symptoms (Doruk et al., 2014... Bipolar Disorder Introduction Bipolar Disorder is one of...
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Bipolar disorder
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...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 and diversified from one type of disorder to another and their total absence indicates that a person is not mentally disordered. We can therefore know of our... ?Bipolar...
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Biopolar Disorder
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...behaviors of the people create such an atmosphere that man becomes addicted to chemicals, drugs and narcotics, which create fits of anger or joy in him, and he gradually becomes habitual of drug and chemical consumption, unavailability of which causes mental disorder. Hence, environment also paves the way towards bipolar disorder. Symptoms: Symptoms of bipolar disorder vary from person to person in nature, intensity and temperament. Some of the individuals suffering from this disorder observe extreme kind of tension and mania; while some... Bipolar Disorder Introduction: Bipolar disorder is often regarded as a hereditary disease, which transfers from parents to children and other blood relations...
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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...
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Comunication Disorder
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...disorder. AUTISM AS A COMMUNICATION DISORDER In order to have a clear idea about this communication disorder, we shall begin with the definition of the term 'autism'. Autism is really a brain development disorder that affects our behavior in terms of communication, understanding and so on. It normally begins as a childhood disorder. How this occurs or the actual cause of it is not understood, but it is quite clear that it has a strong biological and genetic connection. Though this disorder leads to many problems like... COMMUNICATION DISORDER INTRODUCTION There are innumerable types of disorders related to communication. This paper will identify and analyse any one disorder that affects communication and ...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...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 mental illness and are characterized by unpredictable, sudden, and dramatic mood swings. Mania symptoms Mania symptoms are characterized by excessive display of a specific kind of feeling or emotion like excessive... Bipolar...
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Schizoaffective disorder
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...behavior such as having unsafe sex, having spending sprees, as well as driving recklessly. Schizophrenia is one of the signs, which enable nurses to identify that a person does in fact, have schizoaffective disorder (Martin, 2007). One of the symptoms of schizophrenia is delusions; this is where an individual has very strange beliefs, which have no real basis in reality, and he or she holds on to these beliefs even when they are presented with facts to the contrary. Hallucinations also affect an individual and this happens when this individual perceives sensations, which are not real, such as hearing voices. The individual experiences episodes of disorganized... ?Schizoaffective disorder is a term that...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...behavior, taking actions before having time to think about potential consequences. They often make unwise financial choices, use drugs or alcohol, and engage in risky and unsafe sex. The manic highs can also cause individuals to take a break from reality, known as psychosis, which can lead to poor performance or frequent absences from school or work. The symptoms associated with the depressive phase of bipolar disorder include intense sadness, hopelessness, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts or behavior. Individuals going through the depressive phase experience issues with sleeping and eating... ? Bipolar Disorder August 2, Bipolar Disorder Introduction Bipolar disorder, sometimes referred to as...
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Drosophila Parkinson's disease model for Investigating Sleep Disorder of PD
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...disorders together with sleep disintegration, REM sleep activities chaos, and complex paroxysmal nocturnal motor behavioral disorders are highly prevalent features of the Parkinson's case (Goetz, 2010; Manni, 2010... ?"Using a LRRK2 Drosophila Parkinson's disease model to investigate sleep disorder/dysfunction (non motor symptoms) of PD" Aim Elaborating a researchproposal encompassing investigation of sleep patterns (specific non motor symptom) pertaining to the dopamine (and serotonin) neuron function in a Parkinson's disease model. Introduction Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an advancing and persisting neurodegenerative disorder that influences the control of the central nervous system (CNS) on the...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder, which makes it difficult to know at an early age whether a child actually has a bipolar disorder or just ADHD. The stimulant medications used to treat ADHD may worsen manic symptoms, and antidepressant medication may induce manic symptoms. Since ADHD does not show manic symptoms as a rule, it is important to follow up with a physician if these symptoms occur. It should be noted that the manic symptoms in young people might not show euphoria but instead can be disruptive (NIMH: Child, 2006). Are there specific symptoms that indicate a bipolar illness The symptoms of bipolar disorder go beyond manic and depressive behavior. There are degrees of symptoms such as severe... Rough Draft of Bipolar ...
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Bipolar disorder
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...behavior and at times lack of self-control. This often leads to drug use and carefree sex with multiple partners. Irritable moods often accompany this stage as the individual may be elevated and tends to talk a lot. There might also be cases where there is false belief when it comes to the ability of the affected individual, and those around him/her (Marneros & Goodwin, 2005). The depressive stage involves episodes where the individual is constantly sad or in a low mood, they may have eating disorders, that is; may eat too much or too little...  Bipolar Disorder This is a disorder associated with moods where individuals who are suffering from it experience episodes of frenzy. These different states...
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Generalized anxiety disorder
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...disorder. Psychotherapy is one of the non-pharmacological treatments of generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive behavior therapy is another effective treatment for this disorder. Relaxation techniques can help tone down the adverse effects of stress on persons with this disorder and reduce its effects on sleep (Hoge et. al., 2004). Technologies used for clinical diagnosis, care and basic science research on generalized anxiety disorder Multi-step screening process is one of the diagnostic and treatment evaluation tools for general anxiety disorder. Quantitative trait locus mapping, proteomics... Generalized Anxiety Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder Theories of aetiology The concept of generalized...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder in any given year (Kessler,Chiu, Demler, & Walters, 2005). Bipolar disorder is not often recognized by general practitioners as an illness, and many people experiencing the disorder may go undiagnosed for many years (Goodwin, & Jamison, 1990). It is a long-term disorder, and requires careful management by way of lifestyle changes to manage across the lifespan. This paper will review the literature pertaining to bipolar disorder. Firstly a description of the psychosocial disorder will be presented. Secondly, the social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral aspects of bipolar... , for a week or more. Depressive episodes are diagnosed when five or more symptoms last for most of the day,...
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Mental Disorder
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...Disorder and Treatment Modalities Through media, the general public often conveys an image of mental disorders as patients who are unpredictable, violent, and dangerous (Flores, 2008, p. 1). However, not all mental disorders portrayed these signs and symptoms, as in the case of major depression. Major depression is a serious medical condition that affects thoughts, feelings, behavior, mood, and physical health of approximately 5-8 percent of United State’s adult population (NAMI, 2009, 3). Among all the mental disorders, major depression is the most responsive to treatment. There are three types of treatment available for depression: medication, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive therapy... ? Mental...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...behavior and thoughts states. A patient with bipolar disorder faces mood swings that manifest in feelings of loneliness, helplessness, weakness, sadness and depression. The tell signs and symptoms of depression include lack of interest in hobbies, feeling... Bipolar disorder due: Introduction In this paper the discussion revolves around a patient diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a patient-education plan will be developed. According to the report from the family members it is evident that the patient has undergone an episode of happiness that they witnessed before. The family members want the patient to be treated for depression. I plan to educate the family on the difference between bipolar disorder and ...
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Conduct Disorder
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...Disorder and the second is the Oppositional Defiant Disorder. While both disorders are described by the presence of a negative pattern in actions performed by a person, they are different in the aspect that in oppositional defiant disorder, the offensive behavior of the person does not cause substantial harm to others or involve breaking important rules in the society where he belongs. According to the DSM-IV-TR, a conduct disorder diagnosis is made when the child goes against the rules, age-appropriate social customs, and the rights of others in a period... CASE STUDY #8- JEREMY DIAGNOSIS Based on the information given in the situation of Jeremy, there are two possible diagnoses. First is Conduct...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorders but all of them have one characteristic in common and that is a sudden and unforeseen change in behavior. There are two major categories or divisions of mood disorders. The first one is the unipolar disorder. This occurs when one feels to a great extent and for a long period of time that his/her mood becomes unhealthy and harmful to his/her wellbeing in the long run. Common examples of these would be SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, and cases of severe depression. On the other hand, the second major group of mood disorders is known as the bipolar disorder...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder of bipolar and the symptoms exhibited by him were recognized as Manic Depressive symptoms (Ryan). Bipolar disorder is usually found in people from the age group of 15-25 and it usually occurs in families who have a history of bipolar disorder. There are three different types of bipolar disorder. Type 1, (Major Depression), a state in which a person is sad, uneasy and angry. Type 2, in which people experience various periods of high energy which is not as extreme as mania (called hypomania). These periods alternate with episodes of depression. Lastly Type 3 (Cyclothymia) involves less severe mood swings. In this people’s behavior vary between... BipolarDisorder The term Bipolar Disorder or in...
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Mood Disorder
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...disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Pub. Cummings, J. L. (2000). Behavior and mood disorders in focal brain lesions: [...]. Cambridge [u.a.: Cambridge Univ. Press. Ghaemi, S. N. (2008). Mood disorders: A practical guide. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Parker, G. (2004). Dealing with depression: A commonsense guide to mood disorders. Crows Nest, N.S.W: Allen & Unwin. Power, M. J. (2005). Mood disorders: A handbook of science and practice. Chichester, West Sussex, England: J. Wiley. Westermeyer, J. (2003). Integrated treatment for mood and...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder can become severe and the patient may have hallucinations. The treatment for the condition is both pharmacological and non pharmacological. The pharmacological treatment includes mood stabilizers, anti-depressants and anti psychotics. The non-pharmacological treatment includes psycho therapy, electroconvulsive therapy, psycho-education, family intervention and behavioral therapy. Abstract The diagnosis of psychiatric illnesses has resulted in increased presentation of patients suffering from these conditions. Bipolar disorder is one such condition... ? BIPOLAR DISORDER Institute Proposal This paper will serve to explain a very important psychiatric illness which is known as bipolar disorder. The ...
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Histrionic Personality Disorder
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...disorder Introduction: “A personality disorder is asevere disturbance in the characterological constitution and behavioural tendencies of the individual, usually involving several areas of the personality, and nearly always associated with considerable personal and social disruption” (World Health Organization). Histrionic personality disorder is a kind of personality disorder which causes people to behave in an unusually and extremely dramatic and emotional manner. This kind of behavior draws people’s attention towards the individual displaying it. To date, doctors are not very clear about the cause of histrionic personality disorder, though early childhood incidents... ? 8 Aug., Histrionic personality...
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Biopolar Disorder
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...behavior. No specific blood or other laboratory tests aid the mental health professional in diagnosing bipolar disorder. Of interest, serum cortisol levels may be elevated, but this is not of diagnostic or clinical value. Thyroid studies may help assure the clinician that an altered mood is not secondary to a thyroid disorder. The clinician may order tests of serum blood chemistries, such as basic metabolic panels and liver function tests, to help assess renal and hepatic health before starting or continuing certain medications to help regulate or ameliorate bipolar symptoms. Mania and depression both may involve states of malnutrition secondary... BIPOLAR DISORDER Lynne Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder ...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder: “Manic-depression distorts moods and thoughts, incites dreadful behaviors, destroys the basis of rational thought, and too often erodes the desire and will to live. It is an illness that is biological in its origins, yet one that feels psychological in the experience of it; an illness... Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder or Manic Depression can be a blessing or a curse depending on the attitude and the strategies undertaken by people suffering this illness. Psychiatry 24x7 defines it in the following terms: “Bipolar disorder - also known as manic depressive disease - is a serious condition. Its a disorder in which a persons mood can sometimes swich backwards and forwards between two extremes...
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BI POLAR DISORDER
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...disorder 4 inability to concentrate, distractibility, poor judgment, unrealistic beliefs in one’s abilities, increased sexual drive, spending sprees, intrusive, provocative or aggressive behavior, lasting period of behavior usually different from usual, denial that anything is wrong and abuse of drugs, particularly alcohol, cocaine, and sleeping medications. Treatment or Medication At present, there is no absolute cure for bipolar disorder; only proper treatment that helps most people with this illness gain better control of the mood swings and other related symptoms... ?Bipolar disorder RUNNING HEAD: BIPOLAR DISORDER Understanding Bipolar Disorder [School] [Address of School] Bipolar disorder 2...
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder
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...disorder. Meanwhile, environmental risk factors include illness behavior and illness reinforcement. Illness behavior refers to behavior one does when sick while illness reinforcement refers to the secondary gain one received for somatic complaints (Kearney & Trull, 2012, 147). By giving sympathy, attention, and comfort, people... Body Dysmorphic Disorder The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit to research thehistory and causes of body dysmorphic disorder; and (2) will include the factors that contribute to the development of the disorder according to the Integrative Model. Body Dysmorphic Disorder History Body dysmorphic disorder became evident during the classical times when people h...
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Delusional Disorder
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...behavior is not bizarre or impaired based on the information given, other than the impact of the delusions. D. There do not seem to be mood disorders. E. The problems do not seem to be directly involved with physiological effects of any drug (DSM-IV, 1994, p. 301). The Cleveland Clinic (2009) adds to this information by explaining that the delusions "usually involve the misinterpretation of perceptions or experiences" (p. 2). Lyonel's delusions are Erotomanic because he is obsessed with Mary and he looks... Case Study #6: Lyonel Childs Part Diagnosis Lyonel is a 24 year old male who is experiencing delusions. Most of what he is experiencing lately isbecause of a girl he has a crush on. From what is...
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Antisocial personality disorder
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...disorder tends to abuse alcohol, are criminal behavior, and unemployment. Normally, the victims rise to a higher rank in the society through deceit (McCallum, 2001). The diagnosis of this disorder has a confined validity to treatment, institutional adjustment, and the behavioral pattern. People suffering from this disorder do not see the abnormality personality; therefore, they do not see the need to change. Normally... Antisocial Personality Disorder al Affiliation) Introduction Antisocial Personality Disorder is a human condition that disregards the violation of other people beginning in childhood and set to continue until one becomes above 18 years of age. The condition is characterized through ...
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder
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...Disorder Personality characteristics are an integral part of an individual’s self-image. Genetics, recurring behavioral patterns and even interpersonal influences are reflected in an individual’s personality. Behavioral patterns adopted by people to cope with environmental stress and conditions are simply the reflections of their personality. Generally, the subtypes of personality disorders are classified on the basis of severity and the symptoms of the disorder. The most severe personality disorders are classified as Antisocial or Psychopathic or borderline disorders. These severe disorders often result in causing the patient to have a conflicting behavior with the society... Narcissistic Personality...
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Behavior
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...behavior in the last few decades has been Fishbeins theory of reasoned action" (p. 101). Fishbeins postulation denotes the fact that the major causes of peoples behavior includes the purpose or objective of a particular action. Additionally, Trafimow (2002) brings forward the assertion that "people do what they intend to do and not what they intend not to do" (p. 101). Subsequently, peoples behavior is determined by their individual approaches, feelings, or mindsets, as well as rules and customs guiding them. It is worth noting... Why do people behave the way they do? Why do people behave the way they do? Trafimow et-al (2002) asserts that "The most influential theory for understanding and predicting...
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Asperger's Disorder Research Paper
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...Disorder The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit to write a short summaryof the diagnosis of Asperger’s disorder; and (2) to provide understandingof psychodynamic, behavioral, biological, and interactional causes of behaviors related to Asperger’s disease. Furthermore, this essay also describes the effectivity of a particular treatment for Asperger’s disorder and the list of resources available to Asperger individuals. Asperger’s Disorder Diagnosis Asperger’s disorder is a pervasive developmental disorder that alters a child’s development in terms of communication, socialization, behavior, thinking, and activities (Ashley, 2007, p. 2). A child can be diagnosed with Asperger... ? Asperger’s...
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Bipolar Disorder
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...disorder. It is absolute that examining the issues surrounding bipolar disorder will help in understanding ways through which it can be mitigated and how people can learn to live with those affected. 1.1 Mental Health According to the World Health Organization (WHO), psychological well being is an imperative aspect in life. In the year 2002, it was estimated that around 450 million people across the globe were suffering from behavioral, as well as mental disorders in which around 150 million of them suffered from severe depression. Mental health has serious profound impacts on families and individuals affected... ? Bipolar Disorder Table of Contents Bipolar Disorder 0 Introduction Bipolar disorder which...
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