The elderly population which is increasing rapidly due to the rise in longevity is a group that requires plenty of attention by way of therapy and interventions for their several problems of health and disability. [...]
Teenage is the time for experimentation, with a desire to be independent and try new and forbidden things like drugs or indulge in indiscrete sexual activity.
Such gene-associated markers have been characterized, in particular the apolipoprotein E gene, which was linked to chromosome# 19, and was responsible for accumulation of A by way of binding to this protein.
To be able to achieve the objectives of the study of determining the possible application of the said method as an alternative intervention to the traditional and conventional face-to-face intervention in the application of the [...]
In a recent national survey of teenagers concerning their information level and attitudes toward youth suicide, Marcenko et al revealed that 60 percent of the adolescents in the survey knew another teen who had attempted [...]
This research focused on the truth that in the past of the gathering of Eastern and Western psychology and faith, the welcome of Taoism in person-centered psychology constitutes a particular phase.
Therefore, it is critical to find ways to prevent weight gain in psychiatric patients who use medication and minimize the burden of risk they encounter when adhering to the medication plan.
Before a patient is diagnosed to have schizophrenia, the person must have two or more of the following symptoms for at least a month according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth [...]
However, the negative side of it is that such an intervention is limited to those patients who are verbal and have limited vocabulary.
Body image distortion, wherein the individual has an inaccurate perception of body shape and size is considered to be the cause of the intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat witnessed in individuals with [...]
But it was in the middle of the twentieth century that the name transsexualism was fixed for this disorder for the first time by Cauldwell and after a few years Benjamin in the US and [...]
With controversies surrounding the diagnoses in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, it is essential to evaluate the range of diagnostic concepts within the sphere of mental health.
Ability to understand by which the individual is declared competent if one has the ability to knowingly act on information given in the process of obtaining consent.
There exist several theories about the causes of schizophrenia, the most convincing of them are: the theory of genetic predispositions, the theory of prenatal or vital antecedents and the theory of social and environmental causes.
In this analysis, I will look at the nature of Dissociative identity disorder with a special analysis of the movie Sybil.
This disorder can be a chronic problem and is associated with negative consequences that may reduce the quality of life for the individuals who struggle with it.
Researchers are now investigating the possible role of neurotransmitters like serotonin and noradrenalin in causing psychotic disorders leading to a diagnosis of bipolar disorder.
The treatment of the patient will be evaluated according to her progress in the treatment and the way she is able to correspond with those around her.
This disease is a type of brain disease which if remain unnoticed affects the entire personality and life of the patient.
According to the World Health Organization, "Health is a state of complete mental, physical and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity".
The indications of schizophrenia are varied but the results are the same, causing a breakdown of individuality and the consequent inability of the personage to purpose in reality.
To maximize the efficiency of the process, it is also necessary to understand the differences in the psychiatric evaluation of children and adults.
One of the most important changes compared to the previous version of DSM 5 concerned the diagnostic criteria for manic and hypomanic episodes.
Autism is basically a developmental disorder of the human brain that its first symptoms are initially manifested in infancy and it follows a steady cause without relapse.
Talking to the patients in a way that could enhance their hopes in life and activities they usually engage in is one way of reducing patients' overwhelmed, as well as keeping them with the hope [...]
The ratio of men and women undergoing disorder is almost the same. Bipolar disorder is a mental disability marked by the two extreme sides of mood swings; the highs and the lows.
The first step to address such a problem should be inducing and promoting employees' awareness of both personal needs and healthy mental practices.
Regarding this assignment, I am going to address the importance of this topic in the field of addiction and healthcare, assessing the research that suggests that cannabis plays a role in schizophrenia and the strengths [...]
The duration of the study that lasted from July 2004 till April 2012 amplifies the validity of the results and contributes to the applicability of the article to the clinical question investigation.
The lack of financing and state investment preconditions the further evolution of the crisis and the use of ineffective policies to deal with the problematic situation.
It also contributes to the development of the sense of acceptance and self-compaction in clients, which is a critical component of therapy.
The field of activity of this agency includes, first of all, efforts to improve the behavioral health of the nation and improving the lives of people with mental disorders.
Moreover, it features vital information about the potential causes of anxiety disorders in children, addressing the role of parents and the environment in the development of the symptoms.
The need for such a review is motivated by the prevalence of mental disorders and the grave impact of unaddressed comorbidities.
The research problem in the study by Agnew, Shannon, Ryan, Storey, and McDonnell is the analysis of BPD from the perspective of the participants.
One of the causes for the appearance of these issues is an inborn disability that might presuppose the need for specific methods to educate a child and guarantee a chance for integration with society.
It is vital for a mental health nurse to recognize the different benefits and disadvantages of both philosophies and consider various aspects of recovery and patients' decision-making process.
The generally accepted explanation of the causes of Munchausen disorder is that the simulation of the disease allows people with this problem to receive attention, care, sympathy, and psychological support, the need for which is [...]
Thus, the researchers concentrated on humor as one of the most valuable components of therapy, having the potential to lead to positive patient outcomes.
I am a nursing student who will present today on the topic of cannabis and mental health, providing you with an overview of the adverse effects of marijuana and the possibilities of addiction treatment.
The improvement of the methods of spectral and multifractal analyses of the electroencephalogram has enabled scientists and psychologists to sort the chaotic and fractal dynamics of the brain associated with anxious phobia disorders.
The patient's absence of negative thoughts, however, is replaced by confusion and increased sensitivity which also led to unstable relationships with her family.
His thoughts and talks about suicide and his awareness of how to take this step along with his tears and quietness can be used by a nurse to explain that suicide is not the only [...]
The paper discusses the issue of the importance of new approaches to depression treatment due to the prevailing rate of the disorder in the sphere of mental problems.
The day I spent at the chosen ECT clinic to observe the process of electroconvulsive therapy provided the opportunity to learn about the initial preparation, patient consent, procedures, potential side effects, benefits, and medications to [...]
Children at this age have particular difficulties in retaining and concentrating attention and in controlling behavior, and this stage is sensitive to the development of these abilities. The general problem is the increase in prevalence [...]
The main controversy that surrounds the diagnosis is the disbelief that many people have. The authors state that the one possible cause of the controversies is the fact that it is a complicated issue.
The present paper will offer a review of three talks on mental issues, the authors of which emphasize the necessity of drawing more attention to this kind of disorder.
The term developmental delay is the diagnosis that is not critical and cannot be related to severe intellectual problems, such as autism or a specific learning disability.
Autism is seen as a spectrum disorder since its severity and symptoms vary greatly among affected individuals - from mild and occasional to persistent and interfering with all aspects of life.
Repeated hospitalization for psychiatric care within a short period is perceived as preventable, harmful to the welfare of the patient, and a financial burden to the health sector. The aim of the research was to [...]
Another common way of diagnosing a problem with mental health is the use of laboratory tests. Psychotherapy is the kind of medical care provided by a mental health professional.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the obsessive-compulsive disorder in the case of Howard Hughes, with the help of the Big Five personality model.
He says that the issue is not only in his illness but also in how people react to it. That is why self-determination and motivation are crucial pieces to develop in people with autism.
Unfortunately, the implemented policies have failed to meet the needs of different veterans, such as the Welcome Back Veterans, the Veterans Health Administration, and the Military Health System. Louis has several policies and programs aimed [...]
The main reason is that engagement will eliminate the patient's inner conversation, which, in most cases, will convince them to quit the recovery process and relapse by consuming the addictive substance.
The work of a counselor implies the necessity to understand and recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, as well as find "the missing pieces of reality" that impact innermost lives.
Klebold's speech at a TEDx event is that it is cruel and futile to put all responsibility for school shootings on the shooters' parents. It takes a mutual effort of the government, healthcare, and school [...]
The problem is defined as a mood disorder that affects the daily life of a person due to unexplained sadness and lack of interest in general activities. This paper aims to examine the causes of [...]
The inability of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities to participate in everyday life limits the reach of health promotion programs, which leads to more health-related issues.
This paper includes a brief description of aspects that should be included in the training of the staff, as well as a brief discussion of some of the most common mental health issues among inmates [...]
First of all, these amenities have to deal with budget expansions that negatively affect the make-up of the incarceration facilities because the latter have to spend more money in order to establish the functioning of [...]
Continuing on the symptoms manifested in the behavior of the new commander, it is necessary to highlight that he fails to control his emotions according to the information reported by his subordinates, he is unable [...]
Based on the results, the authors develop a range of recommendations concerning the pharmacological treatment of depression and bipolar I and II disorders in pregnant women.
The cognitive behavioral model belongs to the broader category of psychotherapy based clinical supervision that mostly provides the basis for the theoretical development of supervisees and tends to focus mainly on strategies and skills.
A good example is that the treatment of autism as a mental disorder makes it possible for pharmaceutical companies and clinics to invent new health systems or procedures that will meet the needs of the [...]
After completing the study, it was observed that most of the involved ASD patients were willing to pursue various assignments and activities in the community.
The beast of manic depression living within the professor is a duplicitous creature whose cravings result in the bifurcation of the woman's moods and actions, thereby pushing her to either the farthest extremes of sexual [...]
The identified phenomenon occurs when a therapist fails to connect with a patient emotionally and, as a result, remains indifferent to the psychological issues of the latter.
Indeed, one can argue that Conrad's mother is rigid due to the fact that she refuses to change her lifestyle. This is proven by the fact that Conrad's mother indifference made it that much harder [...]
Additionally, the subjective data obtained through the parent interview indicate that the client grapples with attachment and self-esteem. However, the patient exhibits symptoms of psychomotor agitation, intense anger, distraction, and dramatic behavior.
When it comes to theory, learning more about the key principles of risk assessment in psychotherapy, such as confidentiality and the absence of prejudiced attitudes, was the initial step taken to achieve the goal.
From the case, the onset of MDD in this patient could be linked to a stressor. I believe that outpatient follow-up would be necessary to avoid remission and consolidate the response.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare is endowed with the responsibility of collecting data relating to mental illnesses in various companies across the country in order to determine the influence that the illnesses have [...]
Nevertheless, the manifestations of the autism spectrum also depend on the intellectual abilities of the person and his or her age.
The present project is focused on the kind of a situation where an individual with a mental illness is being dangerous to a group of people around and a professional negotiation team is needed for [...]
As a conclusion to the case study, one may suggest that interrelation of social stigma and psychological behavior is closely tracked through the example of the inmate, imprisoned for murdering his own daughter.
Schizophrenia is one of the most complex examples of these disorders because it leads to the inability to live independently and hold a job.
For example, Locke et al.suggest that the combination of medication and physiotherapy is particularly effective in cases of moderate and severe GAD.
The film A Beautiful Mind depicts the impact of progressive paranoid schizophrenia on the mathematician John Nash and the burden that it places on social and personal relationships.
The process of diagnosing involves a comprehensive assessment of the patient's symptoms, in which a specialist searches for the symptoms of schizophrenia and other disorders, which need to be ruled out for the diagnosis to [...]
Concerning the format, the design of the poster is good and the words are readable. The colors and contrasts enhance the readability of the content and stress the key points, such as AN indicators, risk [...]
The authors concluded that the combination of CBT and MI provides a method that allows to minimize possible risks and enhance the effects of CBT.
Initials: M.J. Age: 39 years Sex/gender: Female Context: stressPa2 Location: mood Duration: 2 weeks Severity: moderate Associated Symptoms:
Admission Date: 9/10/2018 Name J.D. DOB: 4/5/1990 Sex: Female Allergies: None Language: English VS: BP 130/98, HR 74, Respirations 19, Pulse Ox 98% Chief Complaint: The patient is concerned with reoccurring hypomania episodes and [...]
Peter is 18 years old He lives at home with his parents. The patient has gained 20 pounds without any diet changes His glucose is at 145 He has not been taking his Olanzapine [...]
The International Classification of Diseases on one hand and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders on the other. According to Naidu, the classifications are meant to simplify the process of diagnosis.
Hospitalization is a rare treatment method for patients who have an obsessive compulsory personality disorder. For instance, new drugs such as Prozac and SRRI are proved to offer a reprieve to patients suffering obsessive compulsory [...]
The patient said that his head is constantly aching, but the man avoids going to his doctor because he does not want to hear bad news about his health and does not want to cope [...]
However, she continues to engage with treatment and is seen to be more active in her communication with friends and family. In this case, it is expected to help YW with nightmares.
The validity of PHQ-A rests primarily on the fact that the statements included on the questionnaire correspond to the typical symptoms of depression as reported by adolescents, such as tiredness, lack of motivation, apathy, insomnia, [...]
Based on the personal and medical history of the patient, the first line of treatment would be to introduce fluoxetine at a starting dose of 10mg po each am and may increase to 20 mg [...]
The study indicates how the targeted respondents supported the "use of different interpersonal interactions towards reducing the symptoms associated with schizophrenia". This author supports the use of interpersonal interactions in every patient with schizophrenia.
The existing gender differences in the prevalence rates of a number of mental disorders have been found in many research studies.
He is easy to talk to and compliments people all the time to gain their affection. He also has problems leaving his house and constantly is in the fear of the unknown.
Antwone contributes to the treatment by listening to the doctor's advice, answering all the questions, even personal ones about his sexual experience, reading the book Davenport suggests, and practicing sublimation of his anger through drawing, [...]
These are the major issues, as identified by Catherine: her legs hurt so much that she cannot walk, her backaches frequently, she lumps that she thought to be a sign of cancer, and she has [...]
9 Schizoaffective Disorder, Unspecified Rationale The client meets Criterion A for the schizoaffective disorder because she reported being extremely excited or "genius" during a certain period.
The behaviors are not realistically connected to the anxiety that the client tries to alleviate. Developmental Disorder: No diagnosis Rationale The client has a BA degree and is gainfully employed, which is evidenced by her [...]
Criterion A: the client claims that many people want to have sex with her, which is the main symptom of the delusional disorder of erotomanic type.
Moreover, the client loved going to school when she was a child because she did well in all of her classes.
Also, the client's heartbeat increases, and it becomes harder for her to breathe when she is obliged to take an elevator. However, the client is not a confident person as she thinks negative about her [...]
Hilde's parents never rewarded her adequately for her academic achievements, but they made fun of 'intellectual snobs.' During her adolescence stage, Hilde had a wide circle of friends but failed to create deep relationships with [...]
This essay explores schizophrenia in a bid to understand what it really is, how it affects the development and relational abilities of its victims, and why these effects qualify it as a mental disorder.
Major symptoms of the disorder are repetitive behavior, abnormal communication development, and motor skills development. Major symptoms of autism are repetitive behavior, abnormal motor skills, and communication development.
I had chosen to express this symptom during dinner for we share the same table and I was certain that my family members would notice my behavior.
The strong point of this article is the combination of the eating disorders and behavioral aspects of the problem as the mixture of the possible reasons for the psychological problem.
The con side, on the other hand, believes that the "safeguard" takes advantage of a scientific clinical course of action. A good example is the Catholic Church that is opposed to any given form of [...]
Out of the 51 students involved in this study, only 8 had a disruptive disorder with higher attention and externalizing scores which were to be used for generalization to a larger population.
She states that her father was the main person who was able to give the right pieces of advice and she was not afraid of making the wrong decision.
The discourse about nature and nurture concerning mental illness often involves factors that influence the mental development of a person. While some gene disorders also exist, schizophrenia is a classical case for explaining the role [...]
The issues, which are to be analyzed, are considered to be of the same nature. For the second character, the proverb that the end justifies the means is considered to be a motto of life.
There are several features of the depressive disorders, namely the presence of a bad mood, certain changes in the somatic and cognitive functions, and the significant deterioration of functioning.
At the beginning of the history, the author describes the "disease of disinhibition": it may occur in every culture and every age, "characterizing by numerous vocal or physical tics and cases of grimacing, of barking [...]
Although it was previously believed that the incidence and prevalence of schizophrenia in men and women were approximately the same, newer studies point out that the use of more restrictive criteria for diagnosis results in [...]
Van der Kolk states that in most cases, the reliving and re-experiencing of the trauma affect the survivor's emotional response and determines how well he or she copes with the symptoms.
Developmental Disorder: No diagnosis No diagnosis can be made since the woman used to be an active member of her community. Medical Disorder: No diagnosis The client maintains that she does not have medical issues.
Robin meets diagnostic criterion A because the development of his emotional and behavioral symptoms started within three months of the onset of relational problems that had triggered the disorder.
Family dynamics and social withdrawal do not seem to have affected the client's academic history; her grades are good and she has no history of behavioral problems.
In the client's case, it is not possible to make a developmental diagnosis because the woman has a bachelor's degree in journalism obtained at the University of Florida.