Emotional dysregulation

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  • Erikson Case Study

    this time in development that Dean is growing both outwardly and inwardly and is met with the notorious “storm and stress” of adolescence which commonly includes rapid and extreme swings in emotional tone, moodiness, intense reactions, risk behaviors, and negative affect (p. 285, 286). Undoubtedly such emotional and behavioral tendencies can and often do contribute to the violation of social norms and conflict with parents, which can be seen as contributing factors in Dean’s parents…

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  • The Effects Of Cocaine Addiction

    research studies on the teratogenic effect of cocaine emerged in response to the so-called “crack baby epidemic.” The results of these studies were often exaggerated or flawed, reporting that populations exposed in utero would have severe physical, emotional, and behavioral disabilities (Keller et al. 1996). While exaggerated, the results of these studies were not entirely false, and since then there has been a significant number of research studies that support the teratogenic effect…

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  • Separation Individuation Theory

    she is starting kindergarten soon. From her lack of experience in preschool and childcare when she was younger, these factors cause separation anxiety. Depending on a child’s developmental progression these separation fears may not stem from an emotional defect or trauma. Susana received care…

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  • Case Study Of Tory's Illness

    When the client arrived to the second session, the client threw a tantrum because she did not want to be in therapy. This therapist just observed the client from a safe distance. Then, Tory began to hit her head against the wall, and scratching her nails on the wall. The therapist decided to call the client’s mother. The client’s mother attempted to calm Tory without any success. Tory’s father later intervened without any success, either. Siegel and Bryson (2011) mentioned that attempting to…

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  • Qualitative Synthesis

    Introduction: Why and When Qualitative Studies are Used Accurate, reliable research is often considered the gold standard of academia. Quantitative research, which uses statistics to answer its questions, is often thought of as being a far superior form of research when compared to its qualitative counterpart. Difficulty with evaluating the validity of qualitative research makes persons question its integrity. However, it would be absurd to overlook the value of this research. Qualitative…

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  • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder Case Study

    Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), a fairly new diagnosis added to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM–5; American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013), is characterized by severe, chronic irritability and intolerance of frustration found in children and adolescents. Frequent temper outbursts are a result of this irritability, and can be verbal or behavioral, in which the outbursts take the form of aggression on property, self, or others (APA,…

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  • Attention Getter For Eating Disorders Essay

    eating disorders experience physiological differences in parts of the brain like the Hypothalamus. The hypothalamus plays an important role in emotional regulation, appetite, and communication between brain cells. Communication between brain cells or neurons occurs through neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters like Serotonin and dopamine can experience dysregulation in eating disorders. Interestingly enough , these chemicals also play a significant role in the cause of other mental illnesses…

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  • Child Beauty Pageants Essay

    Beauty pageants have become a staple in American culture. Winners of pageants such as Miss America are icons, representations of the ideal woman, and positive role models for young girls. So society says. More recently, however, a new type of pageant has increased in popularity to the point of being considered a national phenomenon. These pageants are just as glitzy, and the competition is just as fierce; the only difference is that these contestants are the miniature model. They are child…

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  • Teenage Beauty Pageants

    Pageants are a place where it is socially acceptable for society to judge women and girl’s of all ages on their external beauty. On the other hand today’s society tells young girl’s that they should not care what’s on the outside but what’s on the inside. How can people expect this to be true when society contradicts this by telling young girls they exact opposite by allowing young beauty pageants. Youth beauty pageants had first debuted in 1961 and since then it has become increasing popular,…

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  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy Case Study Examples

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or DBT, was developed in 1993 by Marsha M. Linehan as a treatment for clients meeting the criteria for borderline personality disorder who are chronically suicidal (Linehan and Chen, 2004). Linehan developed this therapy out of the sentiment that there was an influx in borderline personality disorder diagnoses, and no successful treatment options specific to this diagnosis (Linehan, 1993). Linehan was influenced by behavior therapy and by Eastern mindfulness. The…

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