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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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  • Sociology Of Mental Illness

    The stigma associated with mental illness is resided in a long, unfortunate history of socially and culturally sculpted abuse and discrimination. This has resulted in many negative effects on those suffering from mental illnesses. Throughout this history, drastic evolutions of social, cultural and scientific understandings took place, which ultimately led to improved knowledge of mental illnesses. Today, mental illness or mental disorder is defined as “a mental or bodily condition marked…

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  • Causes Of Borderline Personality Disorder

    Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious psychological disorder. It is characterized by many symptoms including impulsive and reckless behaviors, severe anger issues, and a pattern of unstable personal relationships (National Institute of Mental Health, 2014). Many people will be affected by borderline personality disorder at some point in their life, and those that develop BPD are at an increased chance to have other disorders including depression and eating disorders (National…

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  • Introducing Personality Disorder (ASPD)

    Introducing Personality Disorders Personality is a combination of an individuals thoughts, feelings and behaviors. It is what defines a person in this world and it develops a reputation for an individual. Whether this is a desired reputation or not, it is developed from day one. An individual with a personality disorder may uphold a reputation that the majority of society would characterize as undesired. Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), is a specific disorder that has been extensively…

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  • Physical Abuse In Childhood

    Assignment Nine Experiencing multiple traumatic events throughout important developmental stages, long-lasting stress, and extreme anxiety impacts the growth of intellectual structures (Borja and Ostrosky 927). Here is the question. Can a traumatic event that occurred in childhood or adolescence impact the development of a mental illness in the future? The answer to this is yes it can, especially if the traumatic event happened during the young years of a person’s life. The stress of witnessing…

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  • Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis Case Study

    QUESTIONS 1. Discuss the pathophysiology of coronary artery atherosclerosis. Include discussion of risk factors associated with the development of this disease. (10 points) Coronary artery atherosclerosis is most commonly comprised of atherosclerotic fibrous fatty obstructions of the large epicardial vessels, which provide for blood flow and transport nutrients, oxygen, and elimination of metabolic waste products such as CO2, lactic acid, and hydrogen ions. Coronary artery atherosclerosis…

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