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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Are you the type of person who has a phobia of germs, dirt, or contaminated bodily fluids? Is the only way to feel safe and pure is for you to cleanse yourself countless times a day? Or maybe you\'re the type of person who has to check things twice, three times or more. Perhaps you\'re the type of person who has to do everything twice, or by a fixed number. Maybe you are the type of person who must have everything neatly placed, and if misplaced at all you throw a t
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a very serious and debilitating condition that occurs after a person has been exposed to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical danger happened or was threatened. The kinds of traumatic events triggering PTSD in people include violent personal assaults (rape, mugging), natural disasters (hurricanes, tornadoes), man-made disasters (bombings), accidents or military combat. People w
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Are you the type of person who has a phobia of germs, dirt, or contaminated bodily fluids? Is the only way to feel safe and pure is for you to cleanse yourself countless times a day? Or maybe you`re the type of person who has to check things twice, three times or more. Perhaps you`re the type of person who has to do everything twice, or by a fixed number. Maybe you are the type of person who must have everything neatly placed, and if misplaced at all you throw a tan
(Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
(Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
OCD OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) OCD is a very common disorder affecting almost everyone in the world, some being affected much more than others. First of all I will give a brief definition of OCD. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder causes the brain to get stuck on one particular urge or thought that can\'t easily be let go. People with OCD often call it a case of, "mental hiccups that won\'t go away." Everyone has this condition in one way or another. For instance, a man might go into a bathr
Depression 4
Depression 4
Depression 4 Depression (psychology), mental illness in which a person experiences deep, unshakable sadness and diminished interest in nearly all activities. People also use the term depression to describe the temporary sadness, loneliness, or blues that everyone feels from time to time. In contrast to normal sadness, severe depression, also called major depression, can dramatically impair a person�s ability to function in social situations and at work. People with major depression often have
Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and
Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and
Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and Teenage Suicide Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and Teenage Suicide Abstract Two percent of preteens and five percent of adolescents suffer from depression (www.about-teen-depression.com 2004). There are specific signs and symptoms associated with depression, which are helpful in detection of the illness. There are various ways to treat depression, such as medication, group therapy, and/or herbal supplements. There are pros and cons
About Bipolars Disease
About Bipolars Disease
About Bipolars Disease Bipolar Disease Description: What is unipolar illness? When the mood is just depressed. This is far more common than bipolar illness. What is bipolar disease? Bipolar disorders (manic-depressive illness) are marked by periods of manic, greatly elated moods or excited states as well as by periods of depression. Although the manic-depressive psychosis may alternate from one of its phases to the other, one or the other phase is usually dominant for a while. Depression is more
Depression 4
Depression 4
Depression 4 Depression (psychology), mental illness in which a person experiences deep, unshakable sadness and diminished interest in nearly all activities. People also use the term depression to describe the temporary sadness, loneliness, or blues that everyone feels from time to time. In contrast to normal sadness, severe depression, also called major depression, can dramatically impair a person’s ability to function in social situations and at work. People with major depression often have fe
Bipolor Disorder
Bipolor Disorder
Bipolor Disorder In today\'s society there are many different psychological disorders that people face on a daily basis. Often times the individuals know they even have the disorder until someone else recognizes it. One particular disorder is the Bipolar disorder. It has many different classifications and definitions, symptoms, and treatments. It is very inportant to notice this disorder in its beginning stages so it can be controlled. The bipolar disorder has often been classified and defined b
About Bipolars Disease
About Bipolars Disease
About Bipolars Disease Bipolar Disease Description: What is unipolar illness? When the mood is just depressed. This is far more common than bipolar illness. What is bipolar disease? Bipolar disorders (manic-depressive illness) are marked by periods of manic, greatly elated moods or excited states as well as by periods of depression. Although the manic-depressive psychosis may alternate from one of its phases to the other, one or the other phase is usually dominant for a while. Depression is more
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by disturbing thoughts, repetitive and ritualistic behaviors that lead to significant impairments in functioning with everyday tasks. One community survey shows that the prevalence of OCD in one year ranges from 0.5% to 2.5% with lifetime prevalence estimating as high as 3.5%. (Site) This article express that the onset of OCD occurs very early in life and affects about 1-2% children by interfering with their social and academic fu
Advertising Psycho Pharmaceuticals Media Argumenta
Advertising Psycho Pharmaceuticals Media Argumenta
Advertising Psycho Pharmaceuticals Media Argumentative Persuasive Essays Advertising Psycho Pharmaceuticals I have been feeling a little overwhelmed lately, so I decide see my medical doctor to seek her advice on what I can do about my mental health. When I meet with her, she asks me if there have been any changes in my life that might explain my depression. Unfortunately, I cannot think of any particular cause for these feelings. My doctor suggests that I start taking a drug to help me overcome
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Are you the type of person who has a phobia of germs, dirt, or contaminated bodily fluids? Is the only way to feel safe and pure is for you to cleanse yourself countless times a day? Or maybe you’re the type of person who has to check things twice, three times or more. Perhaps you’re the type of person who has to do everything twice, or by a fixed number. Maybe you are the type of person who must have everything neatly placed, and if misplaced at all you throw a tan
Bipolar disorder
Bipolar disorder
bipolar disorder Bipolar Disorder also known as Manic Depressive Illness involves outstanding mood swings. The individual has periods of depression, and periods when they feel either unusually good or pressured and irritable. It affects 1-2% of the population. Genetics plays a significant role. About 15% of children with one bipolar parent develop the disorder. Treatments include medication, supportive psychotherapy and occasionally ECT. Medications include lithium, anticonvulsant drugs (carbama
Stimulants
Stimulants
Stimulants The Effects of Stimulants on Your Consciousness A stimulant is a drug that stimulates your body and mind activity. Some of the most commonly used stimulants are caffeine, cocaine, amphetamines, and Ecstasy (MDMA, methylenedioxyamphetamines). Out of the above listed caffeine is the most widely used and has very mild side effects. Caffeine is found in coffee, teas, soda, and chocolate. Since we all know a lot about caffeine I will not be discussing it. However I will be covering my two
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Quirky behavior or something more serious? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD affects nearly two to three percent of the U.S. population. OCD affects both males and females, but males start to show signs of OCD at an earlier age, between the ages of six and fifteen, while in females it tends to occur later. "Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. "OCD."http://athealth.com/athealth31.cfm?topic=22(1 April 2000). A good example of OCD can be viewed in the movie "As Good A
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Quirky behavior or something more serious? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD affects nearly two to three percent of the U.S. population. OCD affects both males and females, but males start to show signs of OCD at an earlier age, between the ages of six and fifteen, while in females it tends to occur later. �Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. �OCD.�http://athealth.com/athealth31.cfm?topic=22(1 April 2000). A good example of OCD can be viewed in the movie �As G
Obsessive compulsive disorder in children
Obsessive compulsive disorder in children
obsessive compulsive disorder in children Obsessive-Compulsive disorder is a very common disorder among adults. There are many people in this society who do not realize that children can also get this certain disorder. This disorder affects about two or three people out of every hundred. The two main symptoms are obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are upsetting thoughts, pictures that keep coming into your mind even though you do not want them to. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors (e.g. h
History of tv
History of tv
history of tv The Effects of Antidepressants on Physical and Psychological Symptoms of Depression This article informs about a study that makes the connection between psycholgogical and physical symptoms of depression, and it highlights new possibilities of treating physical complaints separately. It is a known fact that mostly unexplainable physical symptoms appear in depressed patients, and often they are the signals that indicate to physicians the presence of an affective disorder. These symp
Mental Disorders: Depression
Mental Disorders: Depression
Mental Disorders: Depression Tangie Edwards Res 110 Clyde Roberts July 18,2005 Mental Disorders: Depression Depression is a disease that many Americans suffer from and may not know that they have it. According to the World Book Encyclopedia (2004), About 19 million people in the United States suffer from depression. (pp.158) And 2 million is a child. The proper definition for depression is a mental disorder in which a person suffers long periods of sadness and other negative feelings. The term d
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Quirky behavior or something more serious? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD affects nearly two to three percent of the U.S. population. OCD affects both males and females, but males start to show signs of OCD at an earlier age, between the ages of six and fifteen, while in females it tends to occur later. “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. “OCD.”http://athealth.com/athealth31.cfm?topic=22(1 April 2000). A good example of OCD can be viewed in the movie “As Good As I
Depression
Depression
Depression Depression strikes millions of Canadians, estimating a range from zero to twenty-five percent of the population and is becoming the most common illness in teens, varying from fourteen to twenty-four years of age. The risk of a depressed teenager committing suicide is fifty times higher then of a person who is not depressed. Depression is more than the blues; it is a medical illness, which is as common as it is misunderstood. Society may be afraid or ashamed to seek help or even to dis
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder The mental abnormality Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder has been thought as through the years another chiche chapter in the book of mental malfunctions. However by experts it is considered to be a great risk to the lives of many more adults than people realize. It makes chaos out of everyday routines and puts extreme complication onto the simplest situations (NIMH 2). Understanding this mental illness requires one to know what the ailment is, why people have it, the di
Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and
Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and
Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and Teenage Suicide Anti-Depressants and Their Link to Adolescent and Teenage Suicide Abstract Two percent of preteens and five percent of adolescents suffer from depression (www.about-teen-depression.com 2004). There are specific signs and symptoms associated with depression, which are helpful in detection of the illness. There are various ways to treat depression, such as medication, group therapy, and/or herbal supplements. There are pros and cons
Narcolepsy
Narcolepsy
Narcolepsy What is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the brain\'s inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally. At various times throughout the day, people with narcolepsy experience fleeting urges to sleep. If the urge becomes overwhelming, individuals will fall asleep for periods lasting from a few seconds to several minutes. In rare cases, some people may remain asleep for an hour or longer. In addition to excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), three other m
While the causes of OCD are unknown there are many
While the causes of OCD are unknown there are many
While the causes of OCD are unknown there are many good educated guesses. OCD has been shown to run in families, so possibly a deficient gene is passed from generation to generation. Behavioral scientists believe that unusually and excessively rigid childhood family relationships might be a factor. OCD patients, through tests and PET scans have been shown to have difficulty regulating the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin has been associated with functions such as appetite, anxiety, and mood
Obsessive compulsive disorder
Obsessive compulsive disorder
obsessive compulsive disorder Can you imagine walking down the street passing a building, and not being able to go on your way until you have counted every window in the building? How about trying to leave your house, but it takes you about one and a half to two hours to leave because you keep checking and checking to make sure the windows and doors are locked? These are just a few instances of how people act that have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). People that have OCD find it hard to lea
About Bipolars Disease
About Bipolars Disease
About Bipolars Disease Bipolar Disease Description: What is unipolar illness? When the mood is just depressed. This is far more common than bipolar illness. What is bipolar disease? Bipolar disorders (manic-depressive illness) are marked by periods of manic, greatly elated moods or excited states as well as by periods of depression. Although the manic-depressive psychosis may alternate from one of its phases to the other, one or the other phase is usually dominant for a while. Depression is more
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Depression 4
Depression 4
Depression 4 Depression (psychology), mental illness in which a person experiences deep, unshakable sadness and diminished interest in nearly all activities. People also use the term depression to describe the temporary sadness, loneliness, or blues that everyone feels from time to time. In contrast to normal sadness, severe depression, also called major depression, can dramatically impair a person\'s ability to function in social situations and at work. People with major depression often have f
Programs for the Treatment of Autism
Programs for the Treatment of Autism
Programs for the Treatment of Autism Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder first termed by a man by the name of Kanner in 1943. He described a group of children as having severe language, behavior, and social interaction difficulties. These descriptors are what have come to be the core elements of autism today. Autism is characterized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (4th ed.) by a continuum of abnormal development in social interaction and communication combined with a restricted