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  • How Do PTSD Affect Families

    Tris Gruber Ms. Stiegler American Literature 2/12/2017 PTSD In the past, we have clearly ignored a disorder that makes the lives of people an everyday struggle. This disorder is known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This disorder can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Given this definition it is easy to think how war veterans have become the face of this disorder. However, PTSD can affect anyone and their…

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  • Dissociative Amnesia Research Paper

    Psychogenic Amnesia Dissociative Disorders Definition: According to the Cleveland Clinic, "dissociative amnesia is a condition in which a person cannot remember important information about his or her life." Their forgetfulness may be specific to certain areas or may include much of the person's life history and identity. Possible Causes: Overwhelming stress Traumatic events like war, abuse, accidents, and disasters Traumas could be witnessed or suffered Genetics Affects 1%…

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  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Research Paper

    Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a rare disorder that causes a high fever, stiff muscles, and changes in mental status. It occurs in a small number of people who are taking a neuroleptic medicine or other medicines that block the effects of the brain chemical dopamine. This is a life-threatening condition that requires treatment in the hospital right away. CAUSES This syndrome is most often caused by an adverse reaction to: • Certain antipsychotic…

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  • Generalized Anxiety

    anxiolytics. When medications are prescribed for generalized anxiety disorder or related conditions they fall into a specific classification of medications such as serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), Benzodiazepines, Beta blockers and Tricyclic Antidepressants. Some well-known brands used to treat GAD include but are not limited to Klonopin, Valium, Elavil, Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro,…

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  • Clinical Depression: The Symptoms Of Major Depressive Disorder

    Major Depressive Disorder is a mental disorder that involves a constant low mood and sadness as well as low self esteem and lack of interest in various activities. MDD is also often called clinical depression, this can impact how we behave as well as our mood and often times affects various aspects of our lives. Depression has been around for many years now, since the B.C. era, when it was first discovered it was known as “melancholia.” “At this time, all mental illnesses were attributed to…

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  • Sigmund Freud And Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    It wasn’t until the eighteenth century that modern thinkers began to realize that anxiety was an emotion (Thomson 21). Sigmund Freud had two theories about anxiety. One being if you isolate yourself or have someone stopping you from doing what you want, anxiety will be the result. The second one is that anxiety comes from fear (Thomson 3). Nineteen million Americans have some type of anxiety (Lee 4). It’s an incredibly common issue, especially among teenagers. This is more than likely the result…

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  • Negative Side Effects Of Antidepressants

    Many people, at some point in their lives, may feel depressed, lonely, or just sad. “Approximately 25 million Americans will have an episode of depression this year alone” (Duckworth). Some people can not get through the sadness alone; they need help from a medication. The reason these antidepressants are needed is due to a chemical imbalance of the brain. Antidepressants can alter the chemical balance of the brain and have many negative side effects when taking one. The main reason that…

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder In The Film Benny And Joon

    Abstract Main character from the film “Benny & Joon” directed by Jeremiah Clechkik displays numerous symptoms indicating a mental illness. The symptoms narrowed down to three main categories: schizophrenia, autism, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The acknowledgement of a specified disordered is not given during the film. Throughout the paper, referencing details from the film, characters will be analyzed concerning their mental illness. Keywords:…

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  • Analysis Of Crazy Like Us

    In the Japanese society, where mental diseases are neither widely accepted nor recognized, pharmaceutical companies take advantage of the public’s lack of education by marketing through manipulation and deception. *insert a smooth transition to tie Ethan Watters to thesis* “Crazy Like Us” is Ethan Watters’ take on the fraudulent diagnosis of depression in Japan. His work focuses on the transition and efforts undertaken by pharmaceutical companies to market overseas the western-developed…

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  • Antidepressants Pros And Cons

    Although some people might not agree with taking antidepressants, it is an effective way to stop whatever type of depression one may have from getting worse than what it already is. There are various types of antidepressants when trying to deal with depression. If one wants to start taking an antidepressant they should consult a doctor and make a choice together for whatever works best for the patient. It is important to view certain pros and cons of antidepressants before jumping to…

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