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  • College Essay On Youth Suicide

    Preventing Youth Suicide The statistics in suicide deaths within our youth is quite alarming. Everyday in the U.S.A., there is an average of over 5,240 suicide attempts by young people in the seventh through twelfth grades, thats ages twelve through eighteen. Death by suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages ten through twenty-four. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and…

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  • Bipolar Depression Research Paper

    Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts; it is generally a prolonged feeling of sadness and hopelessness, lasting anywhere from weeks to years. A large part of the teenage and middle-age population suffers from some type of depression. There is no single cause for depression, but the majority of the causes are similar. Genetics, as in if there is a history of depression in your family you are more likely to develop depression. Health conditions, such as cancer or…

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  • Depression In Children

    Most of us think of depression as a mental health issue that teens and adults struggle with. That is not the case. Children as young as kindergarten have been diagnosed with depression disorders. In addition, a person whose childhood is interrupted by depression is more likely to experience depression as adults, struggle with drug or alcohol addiction and develop additional mental health concerns. “Depression that is left untreated in childhood and adolescence results in significant suffering…

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  • Case Study: Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

    Introduction: The case study Dissociative Identity Disorder: Multiple Personality is a case study about a 38-year-old woman named Paula, who had a Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). In the case study, Dr. Harpin, Paula’s psychologist, discovered and treated Paula’s case of DID throughout many sessions. Paula was a divorced mother of two children, who experienced amnesia in her everyday life. Throughout Paula’s sessions with Dr. Harpin, Dr. Harpin discovered four dissociative personalities…

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  • The Importance Of Anesthesia

    muscle is exposed to certain agents which increase calcium levels in the muscle cells and increase levels of metabolism. Many things begin to increase such as serum calcium, potassium and metabolic rate. This problem can lead to acidosis, cardiac dysthymias, and high body temperature. Signs of malignant hyperthermia include, tachycardia, dysrhythmias, muscle rigidity, hypotension, tachypnea, cyanosis and myoglobinuria. To prevent this complication, the OR has a medication cart with specific…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Self-Help

    and solving it with the help of the therapist. Also, CBT has appeared to be greatly superior to placebo which is a harmless pill medicine (Thompson et al.). IPT is a one-on-one treatment for depression and a less severe form of depression which is dysthymia. This treatment improves in communication and relating with others. IPT helps guide and control a person 's triggers and troubling emotions to being able to express themselves in a health manner. FFT is treatment for bipolar disorder which…

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  • Application Essay: A Career As A Social Worker

    One of my earliest memories is a nauseating blur of deafening screams, broken glass strewn across the ground, my hoarse wailing, and a compulsory one-day stay at Disneyland Resort to “forget.” Under a cracking veneer of perfection, my traditional Vietnamese parents desperately fought to keep the shame of their failing marriage and verbal and emotional abuse a family secret. Then, during my middle school years, social work became undeniably real to me. After being diagnosed with major depressive…

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  • How Does Depression Affect People's Life

    Depression impacts people lives by having problems at home, stressing out of work, lots of money, divorces, bullying, relationships, school, dislike your body image, lots of attention, unhappy with money (rich people), social media, low self esteem, sexual abuse, or harass. Many people can’t control it because when you’re depressed it can feel like no one can’t really understand. You cry into tears and don’t know what to do anymore that’s when people think about suicide. You feel like it’s the…

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  • Is Adhd A Real Medical Problem?

    is Inattentive ADHD where people who are diagnosed have a shorter attention span. The third type of ADHD is over focused which occurs when there’s too much activity going on in the brain. The fourth type is limbic ADHD which is a combination of dysthymia, or…

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  • Child Abuse Mental Health Effects

    processing of emotional stimuli of the participants at the time of the study was measured through the International Affective Picture System (IAPS). Presence of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and Dysthymia was measured by the Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS-III-R) during the time of the study. To determine psychopathy scores for the participants at the time of the study, they were required to complete the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised…

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