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...disorders and labeling them as victims of a condition. Grandin has been able to achieve her doctorate degree as well as become a leading authority in her field. However, Grandin also suffers from autism, a condition that is often considered beyond hope of finding a way to successfully function within society. Using the example of Ms. Grandin, it can be understood that many conditions that displace a person from society should be considered for their true debilitating effects rather than for those which are defined through... or as seemingly benign as those found in toys, food, or water through heavy metals. These effects could be developed in the womb, or this is some suggestion that they are...
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Personality Disorders
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...Disorders The of the The Diagnostic and Measurement Challenges Related to Personality Disorders The issue of personality disorders is of an extremely complex nature, as there are numerous factors contributing to their appearance. The fact is that nowadays personality disorders are not just seen as chronic and persistent behavioral and emotional disturbances – they also may be considered to be particular peculiarities of a personality, which make him or her to be perceived as an odd one. One way or another, psychiatrists and other specialists of psychology face numerous challenges in the diagnostic and measurement aspects related... The Diagnostic and Measurement Challenges Related to Personality...
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Eating Disorders
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...disorder affiliation Binge eating disorder In recent years eating disorders have caused great concerns in the health of many individuals. Some eating disorders have severe effects if the affected person does not consider treatment or exercising. According to Mitchell & Zwaan (2007) eating disorders have little effect if an individual has constant exercises in keeping fit. However, exercise cannot achieve the required healing to eating disorders. Specific treatments should be considered when dealing with eating disorders. Many treatments for eating disorders are psychological based treatments. In this writing I will focus on binge eating disorder (BED) and the possible treatments... for the...
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Eating disorders
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...Disorders Eating disorders are major psychological conditions that mostly affect young adults and teenagers especially teenage girls. Although there may be several types of eating disorders, the major ones include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge eating disorder. These disorders occur due to a mix of several factors including personal, familial and cultural aspects. This paper will evaluate the major causes of these eating disorders, their prevalence in the population, their diagnosis as well as the recommended interventions and treatments. Introduction The American Psychiatric Association indicates that the two main categorized eating disorders are anorexia nervosa... (AN) and...
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Orgasmic Disorders
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...Disorders Orgasmic dysfunction is the of the condition in which an individual is not able to reach orgasm while he/she is sexually stimulated (“Orgasmic Disorder”). This condition is more common in women as compared to men. “Female orgasmic disorder (FOD) is the persistent or recurrent inability of a woman to have an orgasm (climax or sexual release) after adequate sexual arousal and sexual stimulation” (Davidson). Causes of orgasmic disorders can be either physiological or psychological or both. Physiological causes of orgasmic disorders include damage of nerves or blood vessels in the pelvic area, side effects of narcotics and antipsychotics, and genital mutilation. Psychological... May Orgasmic...
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Eating Disorders
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...Disorders The DSM-IV criterion has categorized three conditions under the heading of eating disorders which includeAnorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS). Eating disorders are known to have existed since centuries but these disorders have become a subject of concern owing to the rise in the statistics of the number of people suffering from these conditions. There are many underlying causes that result in eating disorders and the most important causes include genetic factors, family influences as well as the role of the mass media. The treatment of eating disorders is based upon immediate management of the patient followed by pharmacological... ? Eating...
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Movement Disorders
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...disorder that results in symptoms that are commonly associated with Parkinsons disease cases that are causally unrelated to pharmaceuticals, as described in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (2004). Some of these indicators include bradykinesia, tremors, and intermittent rigidity. Jim began to experience the symptoms after being prescribed an antihypertensive drug that is known to be associated with DIP (Rao, Hofmann, & Shakil, 2006), and they continued to persist a year after discontinuing the treatment... . Still, it is not clear how or why the clumps originally form. Jim displayed multiple symptoms of PID, as described in this case, all of which are physical...
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Musculoskeletal Disorders
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...Disorders      Musculoskeletal Disorders 1a. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) de various forms of disorders, injuries or damages that occur to tissues or joints in the back or lower and upper limbs. The commonly affected tissues include tendons, muscles, cartilage, spinal discs, nerves and joints. Commonly affected parts of the human anatomy include the upper and lower limbs as well as the neck, back and shoulders. MSDs are commonly caused by incidences that lead to overworking of the tissues involved. Overworking in this case implies engagement of muscles or supportive tissues in bearing loads and forces that they are originally not designed to bear (CDC, 2012). Musculoskeletal... ? Musculoskeletal...
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Mental disorders
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...disorder Human mind is an extremely complex organ and has uncountable relays and neuron transmitters that help in normal perception for any individual. Any slight problem in this relay system can affect health and normal activity. Somatoform disorder according to American Psychiatric Association (2000) is defined as mental disorder in which there are symptoms of physical illness or injury but they can’t be fully explained by a general medical condition and are not related to any other medical condition. The patient might present with severe pain in emergency room but detail assessment would rule out any possible medical condition associated... with it. Such patients have to suffer a lot since...
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Communicative Disorders
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...DISORDERS Communicative Disorders Word Count: 267 page) Elaborate on teaching children with hearing difficulties. Describe three intervention strategies that may be effective for the chosen disorder. Explain how you would implement the interventions to create a comfortable classroom environment for the child. How would you share the information with parents and support them through the process? Support the claims with evidence from the text. Everyone is different, and that means that students with hearing dificulties According to Adams and Rohring (2004), “The degree of difficulty experienced in school will depend upon the noise level in classroom, distance from teacher... DISORDERS Communicative...
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Personality disorders
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...Disorders In the article “Approaches, perspectives on ADHD” the Robert T. London is explaining most ofthe mental disorders that occur in the mental disease called “attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD”. For example one of the most common and important factor or disorder is forgetfulness which also creates a lot of frustration and anger in the patient. Moreover, other main personality disorders include poor concentration, distractibility, lateness, procrastination, forgetfulness, frustration, anger, and decreased self-esteem. Furthermore the reason why patient gradually loses self esteem is frustration and anger that is created because of the habit of forgetfulness... and...
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Psychological Disorders
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...disorders. Psychological disorders include behavior or psychological symptoms that make the person experiencing them uncomfortable. The psychological disorders are grouped according to the psychological symptoms that they are associated with. When a patient goes to the hospital, a diagnosis is done and this displays the kind of disorder. When patients present similar symptoms to the doctor then they are termed as suffering... from the same disorder. When the physicians diagnosed their patients, they arranged the symptoms together according to the disorder and came up with particular syndromes that differentiated the cases from others (Garrett, 2003). The...
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Eating Disorders
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...Disorders Over the years, researchers tried to identify factors, which predispose individuals to developing eating disorders. Among these factors was socio-economic status (SES), whereby proponents asserted that eating disorders were more prevalent amomg females from high social classes. In his 1880 study, Fenwik inferred that individuals from affluent backgrounds were more likely to suffer from anorexia nercosa compared to those from less privileged backgrounds forced to work for their food. Many researchers concurred with Fenwiks presumption; however, it was not until 1980s that opponents sought to negate this presumption. Using Pat Gibbons 2001 study as a reference, outlined below... is...
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Psychological disorders
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...disorders vary depending on their complications and causes. However, many of them can be classified together with the same disorders that can aid in describing the disorders to the public in general. One of the categories of disorders are mood disorders and through detailed studies, it has been suggested that individuals with a combination of disorders are at a greater risk of developing anxiety disorders. A lot of people that live with mood disorders usually have undiagnosed disorders pertaining to anxiety and the anxiety disorder may be curtailing the treatment of the mood disorder. It should be highlighted that anxiety is responsible for affecting mood however... it is responsible for...
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Sleeping disorders
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...Disorders 0 Introduction Experiencing sleeping problems is common to almost every person especially because of stress or any other factor. However, if this happen regularly and causing disturbance in one’s life then the person will be suffering from a sleeping turmoil. Prolonged sleeplessness can negatively affect the body strength; cause emotional problems as well as health problems such headache. It is abnormal to experience sleepy in daytime, finding difficulty in sleeping during the night or waking up during the morning while too tired. No matter whether you have survived with these problems for a long time there is still a chance of getting rid of them and enjoying... How to Prevent Sleeping...
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Eating disorders
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...disorder Becker, Anne E., Stephen K. Geinspoon, Anne Klibanski, and David B. Herzog. "Eating Disorders." The New England Journal of Medicine 340.14 (1999): 1092-1098. Print. According to the authors, eating disorders are any psychological disorder which is characterized by serious disturbances of eating behavior. The authors argue that around 5 million Americans are suffering from illness associated with eating behaviors. Some of these include anorexia, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorders etc. These disorders are mainly characterized by disturbances in eating e.g. distress or high concerns about the weight and shape of the body. Despite the treatment of these disorders being available... Eating...
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Psycholigical Disorders
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...Disorders by [Click and type [Type number] [Type February 2006 A psychological disorder that is in fact a double edge sword is that of those afflicted with hallucinations. Hallucinations can in fact be representative on their own, or, bundled in with other far worse afflictions such as Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's Disease or Dimentia. This paper will only discuss those individuals who are afflicted with only hallucinations. The scope of the paper is to not only describe in detail what hallucinations are along with the symptoms, but, the medications that not only can help the disorder, but, can actually trigger it. Discussion will also produce possible hospitalization therapies as well... Psycholigical...
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Psychological Disorders
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...DISORDERS Introduction Psychological disorder or abnormal behaviour is generally characterized by patterns of emotion, thought process and behaviour that are either maladaptive life functioning or serious personal discomfort or both of these two. Psychologists, when dealing with or discussing on mental disorders, look at the personality characteristics, personality discomfort and life functioning of a person. When it comes to social life, psychological disorder is an extremely dangerous situation as society may think of him ‘threatening’ or ‘acting like criminal’, because... .................................. College/ ................................ ............................... PSYCHOLOGICAL...
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Personality Disorders
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...Disorders: A Case Study This paper offers an examination of diagnostic methods for personality disorders. It uses a case study to analyze axis I and axis II methods for diagnosing mental and personality disorders. The case study outlines the life of a man who resists his mother’s affronts to seek personal relationships within and outside of the family setting. The patient defies all pleas to seek companionship in marriage and personal relationships stating that he does not need anyone and finds others as being stupid. The patient dropped out of college seeing plans of grandeur in his life and envisioning himself as a future inventor of grand things that may change humanity... Diagnosis of Personality...
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Personality Disorders
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...Disorders Task Personality Disorders A personality disorder refers to a human being who has mental problems, and as such, does not function or perform like normal human beings. In most cases, people would brush off an individual with personality disorders as a nut case. However, scientists consider a personality disorder to be a mental problem that highlights various patterns of an individual’s personality. These characteristics include behavioral patterns that are maladaptive in nature. In addition, these persons with personality disorders also endure certain characteristics such as inner experience and cognition that far deviates from that which is normal and accepted within a given... Personality...
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Eating Disorders
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...disorders. My interest to study psychology was further strengthened owing to my sister’s psychological problem of anorexia. This close experience led me to analyze the importance of the knowledge in the subject of psychology. The condition of my sister provided me with a close picture of eating disorders and their impact on the lives of the families of the patients. My family had to go through a very difficult... Scholarship Essay The field of psychology has been of great interest to me and I wish to pursue my career in the field of psychology. Psychology isa field which assists in the understanding of human nature and it further assists in providing a better knowledge with regard to the psychological...
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Psychological Disorders
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...Disorders Crash Psychology Clip The clip expounds on the effects of poor management of body shape in boys and girls. According to the clip, change of body shape is one of the key things that affect girls. Majority of them try to change their body by losing weight. In support of this, the clip claims girls focus mainly on keeping fitness so that they can be like their friends. In connection with this, the clip asserts that ladies start taking different meals as a way of controlling their weights. Unfortunately, such changes in eating habit results in complications; they make a person unhealthy. Some of the unhealthy symptoms associated with change... Movie Review, Psychology Eating and Body Dysmorphic...
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Anxiety Disorders
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...Disorders Types and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders A Discussion Paper Outline Introduction Anxiety disorders are commonly occurring, or the most prevalent, mental illness. They involve a set of symptoms that share pathological or severe anxiety as the major disorder of emotional character (Stein & Hollander, 2002). Anxiety, which could be interpreted as the pathological equivalent of common fear, is shown by mood disorders, as well as of physiological, behavioral, and psychological activity (Stein & Hollander, 2002). This essay will discuss the types and treatments of anxiety disorders. The anxiety disorders consist of post-traumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder... Running Head: Anxiety...
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Neurological Disorders
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...Disorders Neurological Disorders submitted) Neurological Disorders It cannot bedenied that incidences of neurological diseases are prevalent worldwide. Millions are already afflicted with the disease and is expected to cause more. In the United States, more than six million people are suffering from the different categories of neurological disorder (Edmunson, 2006). Europe also shows increasing prevalence which caused their neurophysiological monitoring market to spend a lot of money and still projected to spend more millions in the years to come. Asia particularly the West and Central areas also are not spared from the disorder. Russia, Middle East and India have high prevalence... ?Neurological...
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Eating Disorders
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...Disorders Introduction A research by the American Psychiatric Association to examine changes in eating disorders across the demographics in 2008 in comparison to 1998 shows a general globalization of eating disorders. Globalization of eating disorders as used in this paper refers to the increase in the number of people having eating disorders globally from different cultural backgrounds, male and female, young and old. It also features people of different socio-economic background. The research showed that in 1998, eating disorders were mainly associated with young white upper-class women. However, the same study done in 2008 showed that eating disorders had become an affair... Globalization of Eating...
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Eating Disorders
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...disorders and have an effect on the eating habit. Anorexia nervosa is characterized by self starvation where the patient starves and does not maintain normal body weight. On the other hand bulimia patients, like patients of anorexia have a desire to avoid body weight gain but end up binge eating and then either starving or purging in order to rectify the overeating phase. Anorexia patients tend to lose more body weight (about 10%) whereas bulimia patients have a normal body weight. The other main difference is that anorexia patients try and control weight by ceasing food... 1. Discuss two key differences between anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are primarily psychiatric disorder...
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Eating disorders
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...Disorders College: Eating disorders are usually defined as complex psychological syndromes defined by abnormal eating habits. Any eating disorder is marked by extremes. This means that a person’s eating behavior is characterized by severe disturbances, for example, extreme overeating or extreme reduction of amount of food consumed’ a person can also experience extreme concern when it comes to his / her weight. The distortions related to weight and food consumption are life threatening and can lead to serious medical complications. All in all, there are three types of eating disorders defined by health professionals: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders not otherwise... ...
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Haemostasis Disorders
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...Disorders – Case Study 1. The testing was done because the patient showed symptoms, medical history, and family history of a genetic blood disorder, specifically one related to clotting. The patient reports extensive bruising, unusual nosebleeds, and a family history of similar symptoms. Testing Factor VIII-related antigens and Factor VIIIc is therefore indicated because of their connection to blood clotting disorders, especially haemophilia. Similarly, bleeding time, prothombin time, and APTT are used as indicators of the clotting tendency of the blood of the patient and can be used to detect any abnormalities. Since platelets are the cause of blood clotting, it also makes sense... 23 May Haemostasis...
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Mood disorders
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...Disorders Jerry Ciacho Mood disorders, being a quite common mental disturbance that can occur to people from all ages and from all walks of life, whether it be children, teenagers or adults. It is characterized by an occurrence of a mood that might be strange or atypical in situations or circumstances. There are numerous mood disorders that are common and that happen regularly to certain people such as depression, bipolar disorders, seasonal affective disorders and many more. They go through a change in personality. Sudden switching of mood, from extremely happy to extremely sad, from hyperactivity to depression, without a major reason, is another symptom of mood disorders... ? Information about Mood...
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Psychological Disorders
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...Disorders of My Initial Hypothesis When children or adolescents have abnormal eating patterns, parents are reasonably confused and bothered. Usually, these parents are unaware of the cause of this eating disorder. But one of the primary causes of children’s eating disorder is parental relationship, or whether these children are living with only one parent or both parents. Hence, my initial hypothesis is that children of single parents are more likely to develop eating disorders than children whose parents are married. This is my initial hypothesis because I have read numerous studies reporting that single-parent families and broken homes were one of the major... ? Reaction Paper One Psychological...
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Anxiety disorders
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...Disorders Anxiety disorders are different kinds of mental illnesses that disrupt day-to-day activities of people. A negative feeling about oneself and the world at large is the cause of anxiety. According to Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia, "anxiety disorder is a blanket term covering several different forms of abnormal, pathological, anxiety, fear, phobia and nervous condition, that may come on suddenly, or gradually over a period of several years and prevent pursuing normal daily routines." (Anxiety_disorder section, para. 1) People all over the world are suffering from anxiety disorders. In America alone, about 40 million people suffer from this mental illness. According to the website... Anxiety...
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Personality Disorders
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...Disorders al Affiliation The concept and effects of personality disorders seem to be misrepresented at large by the Personality Disorder Foundation at the University of Connecticut. The website introduces the subject of effects of personality anomalies by affirming that most individuals know about someone with a personality disorder. This is fallacious generalization which is not backed up with facts about research done to arrive at such a conclusion. In addition, the website further affirms that “individuals with personality disorders have distorted perceptions of themselves and others”. According to Psychguides.com, (2015), individuals with personality abnormalities or aberrations have... Personality...
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Anorexia disorders
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...disorders Introduction Anorexia disorders are associated with the adoption of an eating habit influenced by a person’s perception on gaining weight. The disorder arises from the obsession of an individual with the need to avoid getting overweight. Consequently, an individual over-limits himself in the quality and quantity of food taken. The victims of anorexia attach body weight on their success. This process culminates in health-compromising behaviors and lifestyle. The adopted lifestyle leads to anorexia because the concerned individual slim more than they expected. It defeats their pre-set objectives. Consequently, frustration affects the anorexia individuals. It is plausible... to...
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Anxiety Disorders
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...DISORDERS Introduction Anxiety disorders It is combination of various mental problems, which victimsfeel very frightened, depressed or fatigued in situations where normal people would not experience similar feelings. If untreated, the condition may be dangerous and may cause impairments and negatively affect ones relationship with peers or his capacity to study and work. In extreme cases, the disorders may cause problems in performance of routine duties like shopping, playing, and others. It may also cause reduced self-esteem, abuse of substances, and loneliness or isolation from peers and family members, and in 1980, Americans initially recognized the disorder among their individuals... ? ANXIETY...
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Sexual Disorders
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...Disorders Sexual life and other forms of close cross-gender interaction play important role in human life. That’s why the study and initial attempts concerning classification and categorization occurred two centuries ago. Nevertheless, the 20th century was signed by the emergence of sexology and the appropriate systemization of evidence - from the earliest up to the most recent information (Durand and Barlow, 2003). In fact, sexual disorders obtained different evaluation in different historical epochs and thus were attributed to various phenomena – from fanatical obsession to intellectual deficiency (ibid). Nowadays, there is a universal framework of sexual disorders in terms of their causes...
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Psychological disorders
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...Disorders Normalcy could be defined as the status of being in perfect health or without any condition that affects behavior. A behavior is normal on an individual where consistency is observed with that of the person under observation’s most common behavior. Psychologically normal behavior is described when someone’s character conforms to that accepted and common in the society, norm conformity. There are factors that could influence the normal behavior including, place, timing and situation which oscillates with varying societal norms or standards. A normal psychological behavior can easily be contrasted identified definitions of abnormality. The social ramification that comes... Psychological...
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Personality disorders and eating disorders
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...Disorders and Eating Disorders Table of Contents Question 3 Question 2 4 Question 3 5 Question 3.2 5 Question 3.3 6 Bibliography 6 Question 1 After going through the critical case of Richard and Aidan, I found that mental heath care is not an easy job, and treating the patients suffering from Personality Disorder is the most challenging one. It is really very difficult to state the exact trauma and pain which Richard underwent, however if I would have been in his place I would have showed a mixed kind of feeling. Health care service is more than a profession, it is all about serving humanity and therefore the job of Richard or millions like him becomes all the more challenging. Like... Personality...
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Personality Disorders
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...Disorders Grade Level Setting Assistive Technology Devices Infrared Beam, Computers/Laptops with Internet access for each student, Projector, Laptop with Internet access for Instructor, Speakers Rationale of Lesson : Psychiatric mental health nurses work in different kinds of settings assessing mental health needs, planning the care of patients with these needs, implementing the plans and evaluating their effectiveness. Even as they work with multi-professional teams promoting recovery for the patients, they often have to connect with them on a one-to-one basis in a meaningful way. Most times these connections go beyond involvement... with the service user alone and extend to his/her care...
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Anxiety disorders
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...Disorders in Autistic Spectrum Children and Adolescents of Anxiety Disorders in Autistic Spectrum Children and Adolescents Van Steensel, Bo?gels, and Perrin (2011) state that children and adolescents who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are more prone to have anxiety or anxiety disorders than other types of children. Van Steensel et al. state that although many researchers have studied this issue, they have not specifically said which anxiety disorders ASD children and adolescents are most prone to experience. Because they found this gap in the literature, they decided to create a study that may answer the question of which anxiety disorders ASD children and adolescents experience... ? Anxiety...
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Anxiety disorders
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...Disorders in Autistic Spectrum Children and Adolescents of Anxiety Disorders in Autistic Spectrum Children and Adolescents Van Steensel, Bo¨gels, and Perrin (2011) state that children and adolescents who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are more prone to have anxiety or anxiety disorders than other types of children. Van Steensel et al. state that although many researchers have studied this issue, they have not specifically said which anxiety disorders ASD children and adolescents are most prone to experience. Because they found this gap in the literature, they decided to create a study that may answer the question of which anxiety disorders ASD children and adolescents experience most...
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Mood disorders
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...Disorders Mood Disorders A mood may be generalized as a prolonged emotion. Mood disorder, which is a real medical disorder,encompasses a class of mental health problems including all types of bipolar disorder and depression (Huffman, 2005). A mood disorder is sometimes referred to as affective disorder. There are two wide categories of mental disorders recognized, determined by whether or not an individual has previously been through a hypomanic or manic episode. They are major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder. Less severe forms of the two categories exist. There is dysthymic disorder relating to major depressive disorder and cyclothymic disorder relating to bipolar disorder... . This...
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Cognitive disorders
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...DISORDERS Cognition refers to perception, reasoning attention, memory, and problem solving. According to Barlow and Durand, cognitive psychology, as a branch of psychology, involves studying mental processes such as the manner through which people engage their mind in thinking, their perception, remembering (memory), and the process of learning new things. Cognitive disorders can emerge at any stage in life, although it is mainly evidenced later in life. Disorders in cognition affect the process of learning, the functionality of memory, as well as the consciousness. Cognitive Disorders can be classified into three, delirium and amnestic disorders. Cognitive disorders... are accompanied by...
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Childhood Disorders
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...DISORDERS 2007 How do perspectives on childhood disorders help to inform professionals involved in their treatment Discuss with reference to research. Childhood disorders such as learning and conduct disorders, autism and depression, emotional problems, and many other conditions are likely to be caused by multiple factors that closely interplay with each other. Though the multi-causal approach (i.e. agreement that several factors combine to result in one or other type of disorder) seems to prevail in modern research, there are still several major perspectives that view one or other group of factors as dominant in aetiology of childhood disorders. Presence of these perspectives is largely... CHILDHOOD...
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Personality Disorders
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...Disorders William James defined emotion as "the bodily changes following directly the PERCEPTION of the exciting fact, and that our feeling of the same changes, as they occur" (Wagner, 2009). This theory states that one's mental state is not immediately induced by the other, that the bodily manifestations must first be interposed between, and that the more rational statement is that we feel sorry because we cry, angry because we strike, afraid because we tremble, and not that we cry, strike, or tremble, because we are sorry, angry, or fearful, as the case may be. Fabrication of emotions is said to be impossible. The idea of William goes around its focus of emphasizing the different kinds... Personality...
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Sleep Disorders
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...Disorder Introduction When a person is observed to be bustling around, he is said to have slept well during the night. However, if a person is less active during the day, he might be suffering from sleep disorder. Sleep affects anyone regardless of status in life. Approximately 10 million people in the United States use prescription for sleep showing that a great number of people suffer from sleep disorder. Sleep can become a nightmare if its root cause is not treated. With enough sleep, the body is recharge in order for it to be revitalized. Sleep is very important for human functioning. A lack of it makes the person feel irritable. It also affects concentrations which may lead to lower... ? Sleep...
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Psychiatric disorders
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...Disorders Psychiatric disorders have been of interest since the Ancient Greeks and Romans. As medical science has progressed, we have learned more about the biology of what creates abnormalities in behavior. In some cases, surgical techniques have been developed in order to fix these problems. In psychiatry, the focus on treating patients with clinical disorders is though the use of psychopharmacology as a way of treating chemical imbalances in the brain that causes these disorders. Schizophrenia is a clinical disorder in which a patient is afflicted by disorganized cognitive patterns as well as hallucinations that can occur over the range of sensations (American Psychiatric Association... Psychiatric...
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Eating Disorders
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...Disorders Introduction Eating disorders is a term used to refer to different types of unhealthy connections of food and an individual’s weight which negatively impacts an individual’s different parts of life. An individual is recognized to be suffering from eating disorders if his/her eating habits involve excessive eating or eating habits that are insufficient in nature. These changes are accepted by an individual in relation to his/her body image. For example: An individual who images himself as underweight may start eating excessively or may eat insufficiently if he/she feels that they are overweight. ANAD (Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorder INC.) asserts that over 24 million...  Eating...
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Developmental Disorders
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...Disorders Template Instructions: Complete each of the following two tables found on pages 2 of this template. Autistic Disorder Symptoms of Impaired Social Interaction List the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) symptoms under the category, “impaired social interaction.” 1. Marked impairment in the use of multiple non verbal behaviors like eye contact. 2. Failure to strike peer relationships appropriate with developmental stage. 3. lack of spontaneous seeking to share enjoyment, interests or achievements with others 4. Lack of social or emotional reprocity. Symptoms of Impaired Communication List the DSM-IV-TR... Developmental...
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Eating Disorders
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...Disorders Your Psychology 04/23 Why eating disorders are on the rise in the younger generation? "HealthyPlace.com - Trusted Mental Health Information and Support - HealthyPlace." HealthyPlace.com - Trusted Mental Health Information and Support - HealthyPlace. http://www.healthyplace.com (accessed April 23, 2012). This website gives an introduction about the eating disorders that have been on the rise following the twenty first century in today’s younger generation and in children born after the millennium. As the world became a global village, the rises of McDonald’s and KFC’s junk food have become popular. What was ten years ago considered a birthday treat to eat dinner outside has now... ? Eating...
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Anorexia disorders
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...Disorders. Article Review by The article by Eric “Risk and Maintenance Factors for Eating Pathology. A Meta-Analytic Review” on anorexic disorders is well-written and very informative. It consists of precise and substantial examination of three common eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. The author managed to analyze a number of prospective and experimental studies on this topic and to demonstrate the results of his meticulous work in one article. Moreover, the author synthesized literature to make his own conclusions on this topic which was never done with this scope of literature. State suggests that this problem is a serious psychological... and...
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