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  • Pros And Cons Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    Everyone has heard of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD. In fact, many people have the belief that they have obsessive compulsive disorder even when they really do not. They believe this for various reasons, some including wanting everything clean, being a “perfectionist,” etc. Against popular belief, a person is not OCD just because they expect things to be orderly and clean. Within another realm of disorders, rests Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder. Similar, but far from the same.…

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  • Informative Essay On Ocd

    Imagine having a disorder in which your mind is stuck on a topic and these thoughts will not go away. This thought just replays over and over in your mind. It wouldn’t matter what you do to try and rid these unwanted thoughts, but they just won’t budge and are constantly stuck in your mind. Not to mention these thoughts also include intense feelings of anxiety. You think you’re going crazy right? Intense feelings of anxiety may come along with these unwanted thoughts. Anxiety is your brain’s…

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  • Psychopharmacology Analysis

    Largely today, the treatment of depression in the United States has become synonymous with taking a pill in order to make all of your troubles go away. As such, the prescribing of anti-depressant medications to patients with depression and other psychiatric disorders by doctors has become a priority to the pharmaceutical industry. Treating depression like one would with a headache has become incredibly lucrative to doctors, patients, and pharmaceutical companies. Evident through the robust…

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  • Junot Diaz Analysis

    Junot Diaz’s use of mental health issues a key part of the novel. If mental health is a taboo subject in the United States, it is ten times that in Latin American countries. Starting with Abelard’s wife, Socorro, she deals with severe anxiety. The narrator explains that Soccoro’s father, who would be Oscar’s great-grandfather, witnessed the death of his father at the hands of the state police. This caused him to become an alcoholic and Socorro to be “anxious” and she developed “the habit of…

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  • Psychotropic Drugs Pros And Cons

    For thousands of years, in order to ensure their longevity, mankind has had to find the cures to their diseases and illnesses within the world around them. For most of human existence, we did not have doctors and pharmacies as we know them today. Cures and therapies were made from plants and animals found around people’s native environments. As mankind progressed and industrialized the world, we learned how to control the world around us, how to manipulate it on an atomic and molecular level.…

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  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder Paper

    McPherson, F., McGraw, L. (2013). Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine, 19(5), 45-50. Fujo McPherson and Leigh McGraw used a quasi-experimental pretest-posttest design study utilizing (CAM) or complementary and alternative medicine to investigate the effectiveness of a pilot program for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) patients after using self-care behavior methods. They particularly related this belief…

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  • Dd Reflection

    We live in a world where fear and anxiety are common and in some point in our lives we will all witness a traumatic event, however, the way one reacts to trauma can affect him/her in the long-run. Some people are able to cope and progress from the life-threatening event with a fight-or-flight response, which is a natural coping mechanism that protects an individual from harm, while others remain constantly frightened, which leads to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a psychological…

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  • Music Therapy And Rehabilitation

    This is an introduction into use of music therapy used in cognitive and medical rehabilitation. Used very extensively in Europe most notably studied in detail by the university of Oslo in Norway. Looking at the methods of the studies using the scientific method for forming a theory that music has a beneficial effect on rehabilitation and improving cognitive function in children and patients with severe neurological and cognitive disorders. In fact, it is being used as a method of pain management…

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  • Manufacturing Depression Book Review

    Dr. Christian Book Review for Manufacturing Depression Manufacturing Depression: The Secret History of a Modern Disease is an journey that seeks to challenge the ideas of what constitutes as depression. As the author, Gary Greenberg, challenges the medical industry, he manages to present a compelling argument. Greenberg is a practicing psychotherapist in Connecticut. Looking at his background, we can say that he has the credentials to be writing on this topic. He actually was diagnosed…

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  • Analysis Of As Soon As It Gets Udall

    The main character of “As Soon As It Gets”, Melvin Udall, suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. OCD is an anxiety disorder, characterized by two distinctive features: persistent and unwanted thoughts, images, ideas etc. (obsessions) which the individual cannot control, and repetitive ritualistic behaviors (compulsions) which aim to reduce anxiety (Austrian 2012). In the movie, Udall cannot force himself to step on the cracks in the pavement, and fears germs, which urges him to use…

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