Affective neuroscience

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  • How Does Depression Affect Women

    Also, the factors of depression were discussed in this article, some including Major Depression, Psychotic Depression, Postpartum Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder. I found there was beneficial material about the factors which include genetics, brain biology and chemistry, trauma, loss of a loved one, negative relationships, stress, and medical diseases. Throughout the text, the…

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  • Mental Illness: The Effects Of Depression On Teens

    Depression. A mental illness that seems to be effecting twenty percent of the teenage population (citation). Believed to be a disease that only effects the poor or a specific race, depression is a disorder that is victimizing even the most popular of individuals, such as Marilyn Monroe. The research question that is explored in this essay, explains the many effects of depression on teens aged 10 -16, which are the symptoms or results of an issue. Many times these teens are unknowingly effected…

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  • Clinical Depression In Women

    depression has symptoms that are less severe and don’t last as long as MDD and dysthymia. Psychotic depression occurs in women with a severe depressive illness and is accompanied by a form of psychosis, such as hallucinations and delusions. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is another form of depressive disorder that affects women in the winter months due to lack of…

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  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

    Over the course of history many psychological disorders have been discovered by researchers. Some of them are Bipolar disorder, Depression, Anorexia, Bulimia and Addiction. Of all these disorders, one of the most common disorders is Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. SAD is characterized by recurring bouts of Depression and Sadness during the colder months of the year, along with excessive hunger, tiredness, and weight gain. SAD is usually more prevalent in Northern Climates, and can be found…

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  • Depression Informative Speech

    “I don’t even know why I’m angry. I just am. It’s like a flip of a switch. I’m just some little kids entertainment. On, off, on, off.” Depression. We’ve all heard of it. It is hard to define because we do not have much knowledge about it. The best way to describe it is prolonged feelings of severe despondency and dejection. We all feel depressed sometimes, but many people can not even fathom how someone can feel desolate and melancholic all the time. In this society, depression is barely…

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  • Beck Depression Inventory Case Study

    The depression scale that I have located, and to summarize it used is the Beck Depression Inventory Scale. This is the most widely used measurement for assessing depressive symptoms in adults the Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, Steer, & Brown, 1996). This scale is consisting of 21 items rated on a 4-point scale ranging from 0 to 3 that measures the intensity of depressive symptoms. If a person score, 0 to 13 that indicates normal level of depression; 14 to 19, mild to moderate level; 20 to 28,…

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  • Transgender Issues

    The World Transgender individuals face and the factors that lead to mental and physical health issues Transgender individuals are those individuals that feel trapped in the wrong body; in other words they feel that they have being born with the wrong physical sex. With this out of the ordinary social expectations in today’s society, Transgender individuals are struggling with many issues that greatly impact them as a human beings. These problems can affect transgender or gender nonconforming…

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  • Depression And Lack Of Motivation

    Depression and motivation may form a seemingly unending loop of doing nothing when you feel emptiness, lethargy and nothingness. The feelings of depression well up inside you and may affect everything you do, including the most mundane tasks. With lack of motivation, depression may become a very serious part of your life if you don?t take it seriously or take action to get help. Despite the overwhelming feelings welling up inside you, there are some simple ways you can try to break the cycle.…

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  • Holden Caulfield Symptoms

    Over the course of the novel The Catcher in the Rye, the main character, Holden Caulfield, experiences symptoms which effect his mind and body. I am diagnosing Holden Caulfield with clinical depression based on the following observed symptoms. According to WebMD, the symptoms of depression include sadness, trouble sleeping, increased fatigue, thoughts of death or suicide, mood swings, and increase in purposeless physical activity. Holden displays many of these symptoms in his behavior.…

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders Case Interview Essay

    Question One: AWESOME and EXCELLENT! This case can also reveal how Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can develop after a traumatic experience. You may want to be mindful in the discussions of neuroscience throughout the textbook, as you may find these very interesting. There is enormous research taking place right not to on how the regions and region of impact changes behavior. One area is brain spotting. In my opinion, this is really exciting. Question Two: INCREDIBLE AWESOME DISCUSSION. I respect…

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