Dysthymia

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  • Teenage Depression Annotated Bibliography

    Annotated Bibliography Dealing with teen depression. (2010, September 18). GT magazine [Victoria, Australia], 14. Retrieved March 10, 2016 from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA237421136&v=2.1&u=ko_k12hs_d73&it=r&p=GPS&sw=w&asid=8be9f5873ed849f7f3811f6ed0896608 This article begins with a case study regarding a 16-year-old girl who is suffering from depression. The article continues by explaining the different causes of depression, the symptoms of depression, and the methods to…

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  • Stress Among Women

    The American Institute of Stress states that women are twice as likely to experience major depression compared to men and three times as likely to suffer from anxiety or stress related disorders; most likely due to hormone level differences and a variation of genetic make-up. That being said, women already have a greater chance, statistically and under the previous idea of the human genome, to endure the effects of stress related disorders. However, recent research on a process known as…

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  • Essay On Color Blindness

    Color Blindness is defined as the inability or decreased ability to see color, or perceive color differences, under normal lighting conditions. Color blindness is also referred to as color vision deficiency. In the United States alone there are about three million cases noted per year for color blindness. This disorder seems to affect men more than it does women. It is estimated that around eight percent of males and a little less than one percent of females are diagnosed in the United…

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  • Depression In J. D. Salinger's 'Catcher In The Rye'

    In today’s society, most people have felt sad or depressed at one point of their lives, it can be a common reaction to loss, stressful environments or other negative situations. But when intense symptoms of sadness such as but not limited to: Feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness, guilt, a persistently sad or anxious mood, irritability, social withdrawal, tiredness and restlessness interfere with everyday life and/or overall functioning, it exceeds just sadness. Major depression is a brain…

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  • 24/7 Poem Analysis

    It is okay not to be okay. Life is hard, and it’ll knock you down. Many people frown at depression as if your weak, but everyone has a bad day, week, or even month. You don’t have to be okay all the time. Lose your cool and go where the wind takes you. “24/7” by Kehlani is a perfect representation of just how you must let go sometimes. Everyone will always have something to say, and you just have to look past it and do what’s best for you; and if that’s to fall apart a little, then that’s okay.…

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  • Depression In Adolescents

    Depression is a mental disorder characterized by prolonged periods of sadness, low self-esteem and lack of interest in things around one who has it. Struggling with identity issues and depression, consequently results in problems for the one who has it as well as others. In the last decade, depression has affected mostly young people. Several studies were implemented in young students of elementary school in order to determine whether depression affects women and men equally ( Romilda , Silvana…

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  • Bipolar Disorder: Common Symptoms Of Depression

    Psychological processes are usually for survival and well-being. Our drives and feelings motivates survival-enhancing actions rather than uncomfortable or painful actions. But sometimes these processes could break down and become maladaptive. Drives become uncontrollable and emotions become overwhelming. Although it is common to experience such disturbances to some degree, sometimes they become so severe that they seriously interfere with person’s satisfying life. This phenomenon is called a…

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  • Mental Illness In Nigeria

    Every so often we turn on the news, read the newspapers, listen to stories around us or even close experiences, which talk about suicide or a crime that was a result of the individual being mentally ill. This is inevitably an issue that we are aware of as we go about our daily lives. Like obesity, mental health diagnoses and treatment has a history in the USA. In the past, mental illness was considered spiritual or a form of punishment by god. When I was growing up in Nigeria, a mentally ill…

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  • Childhood Adversity

    Background: University students are being diagnosed with more severe psychological problems as compared to the previous generations. These conditions include depression which can be have detrimental implications various aspects of students’ lives including their academic performances. It is essential to appreciate the role of predictor factors such as early life stressors and their impact on academic excellence. The predictor factors and their role in relation to students’ mental health and well…

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  • Cotard's Delusion Research Paper

    Cotard’s delusion is a very rare mental disorder that causes its victims to believe they are dead and/ or missing body parts and organs. It is often riddled with severe depression and not eating. Cotard’s delusion is a very rare mental disorder that causes its victims to believe they are dead and/ or missing body parts and organs. It is often riddled with severe depression and not eating. Cotard’s delusion is a very rare mental disorder that causes its victims to believe they are dead and/ or…

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