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  • The Cause Of Depression In Adolescents

    Depression consists of much more than feeling down. A person with depression can not “snap out it” or change their moods instantly. Depression is a real and serious mental illness that affects an estimated amount of 350 million people globally. It is normal for a person to occasionally feel down, but when those feelings remain for more than two weeks, it is likely a case of major depression disorder. A person suffering from depression struggle with negative feelings that are persistent and…

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  • Attributional Styles In Linda's Depression

    Depression is the most well known psychological disorder, and in women it is the leading cause of disease-related disability (Noble 2005). Depression typically develops with a negative self-attributional style and a negative view of oneself. The causes of depression aren’t concrete, but they may root in genetic differences, physiological differences and perceptual differences. Their attributional styles, or the way they explain the causes of behaviours and events (Baron et al. 2009) are…

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  • Informative Speech On Chris's Relationship

    Hey Jerry... I hope all is well, but unfortunately I'm going to have to inform you on some concerning information... Sam has told me about Chris's recent behavior... Just recently, he was talking to Sam and could not wait to see her... But then less then 48 hours later, he wanted to separate... I know that he's been going through some things.. But Chris's behavior is affecting their relationship in a negative way. There have been times where Sam didn't hear from Chris for over 3 weeks.. She is…

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  • Depression Catcher In The Rye

    Pressure to be normal during teenage and early adult life in addition to tragic childhoods cause Ben and Holden to develop depression and other psychological issues. Some common signs of depression found in Ben and Holden are, mood signs; anxiety, general discontent, guilt, hopelessness, loss of interest, loss of interest or pleasure in activities, behavioral; agitation, irritability, or social isolation. Most of these traits are found in either Ben, Holden or both. Holden throughout the book…

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  • Mr. Trimmer's Case Study

    Mr. Trimmer is a 29 year old male who presented to the ED via LEO following an incident at Walmart where he gave a cashier a note informing them he was going to harm himself with intent to cause pathological results. Mr. Trimmer reports to ED staff he was going to stab himself in the neck with a screwdriver. At the time of the assessment Mr. Trimmer appear guarded and irritable. He reports today sitting in the bathroom at Walmart for several hours, then going to a cashier at Walmart with a note…

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  • Sylvia Plath's Clinical Depression

    “Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing“(Plath). These are the words of the young writer Sylvia Plath. Plath was a sensitive, intelligent young girl compelled towards perfection at everything she attempted. She was a model daughter and student, earning straight A’s and always winning the best prizes. She had an impressive list of publications ranging from famous novel The Bell Jar to the world-renowned poem “Daddy.” However,…

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  • The Elderly In Katherine Mansfield's Miss Brill

    Compared to other areas of the world- namely Asia- the way Western society treats the elderly population is atrocious. "Miss Brill" written by Katherine Mansfield is a short story which explores how the elderly or aged population feel along with how the elderly are received by others. Through reading "Miss Brill" one can deduce that Miss Brill is merely lonely; going to the park and imagining herself interacting with others is one of the only ways she is able to alleviate her loneliness. This…

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  • Clinical Depression: A Case Study

    Depression is a chronic mental disorder affecting more than 10% of population. The World Health Organization revealed that depression is the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide (WHO,2001). Stressful life events facilitate the evolution of depressive illness as the stress can influence the function of central nervous system by altering a number of neurotransmitters, endocrine, neuro-endocrine and along with other biochemical systems (Gopalakrishna et al.,2010).The most lethal…

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  • Bipolar Disorders In Emily Martin's Silver Linings Playbook

    In Silver Linings Playbook, the main character, Pat Solatano, diagnosed with bipolar disorder returns from a mental institution. In a manic rhythm, he starts reading books and going on runs to get his life back together. However, outbursts of anger prevent him from achieving his goal. Emily Martin, the author of Bipolar Expeditions, gives accounts of her ethnographic research of manic depression aka bipolar disorder and describes sufferers like Pat as those who “typically cycle between manic…

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  • Unit 4 Case Study Julia's Vignette

    1. After reading the Julia’s vignette, I have concluded that she meets the diagnostic criteria for Bipolar I. In order to be diagnosed with Bipolar I, an individual must meet the criteria for one manic episode as well as not being better explained by another mental disorder (e.g., schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorder, etc.). The symptoms that I have factored into the diagnosis of a Major Depressive Episode (MDE) are uncontrollable crying, guilt, overeating, exhaustion,…

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