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  • Seizure Response Dogs

    Seizure-Alert and Response Dogs “A service dog is a canine service animal that generally serves a single individual with a physical or mental disability” (Ensminger definitions xi). SEIZURES AND EPILEPSY “Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by repeated occurrences of seizures” (Varsavsy et al. 313). Seizures can cause a person to fall, shake, walk, or lose consciousness (Fetty 7). “The symptoms of epilepsy are very diverse and these depend on the region of the brain that is…

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  • Causes Of Social Anxiety

    Have you ever been so overwhelmed and frustrated that you didn’t know what to do with yourself? Has your mind ever been all over and you couldn’t focus on what you were doing? Do you panic about the unknown or things out of your control? At least 22.8% of Americans struggle with these qualms on a daily basis (NIMH, n.d.). These are indications of Anxiety. Anxiety is one of the most common disorders in America and has an average age-onset of 11 years old (NIMH, n.d.). There are multiple types…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Definition Of Anxiety

    Section 1: What I know, What I want to Know Prior to my research, I knew that anxiety had to be more than just a side effect of thinking too much or it “all being in your head”. From personal experience, I knew that anxiety was something that was not easy to deal with, and that there had to be other people out there who have similar symptoms as I do. Also, I knew that anxiety triggers something in an individual’s brain that lead to self-defense because I had taken a health science class my…

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  • Stress Coping Strategies Essay

    1. The Concept of Stress Coping Strategies Stress coping strategies are important factors in determining stress outcomes. When a person is facing extreme stressful situation, it is likely the person will evaluate the stressful situation as according to Lazarus and Folkman (1984). The Transactional Model of Stress and Coping Theory is a framework which emphasises appraisal to evaluate the potential solutions and complication of an event, which could affect the process of coping with a…

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  • Physical And Physical Factors Of Stress And Child Development

    may be a factor in disease causation. Stress is simply produced by something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety (n.d.). Factors that cause stress, otherwise known as stressors, stem from problems found in life, work, etc. Stress is a response that is caused by a demand. There are those who believe that stress is introduced in adulthood, especially the younger generation that makes the decision to venture off on their own by leaving the comfort of home and the care of parents.…

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  • Social Anxiety In Children

    Social Anxiety disorder it means that some people will end up taking more time than others to get comfortable having people around them. Learning more about this will help parents encourage children to gain some confidence and start to make more relationships with their family members and other people. Learning more about this disorder will inspire them to help other people that have some of the same struggles that they have, it will help to benefit other people to know that their friends and…

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  • Lazarus And Folkman Theory

    Stress is defined as “appraised by the person (of a situation) as taxing or exceeding his or her resources and endangering well being, ” (Lazarus & Folkman, 1984) and is commonly regarded as something people experience when they attend hospital. Having a high stress level may impact negatively on communication between patient and staff within the hospital, with communication being defined as “The process of passing information and understanding from one person to another" (Theo Haimann SAY WHAT…

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  • I Want To Be A Cna

    I never expected to be here. If you asked me four years prior to where I am now, if I wanted to go to college and study nursing, the answer would’ve been no. From me being loud, obnoxious, disrespectful and disobedient to failing every class and having over 40 absences, I did not even think about college. On the brink of failing the ninth grade and having a disciplinary record longer than my school transcripts, I had my first anxiety attack. As I was gasping for air while thousands of…

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  • Stress And Coping Strategies

    STRESS AND COPING STRATEGIES Module I: Stress Stress can be defined as actions and circumstances to which you cannot respond adequately or to which you respond at the cost of excessive wear and tear on the body. Stress is an emotional and physical reaction to change. Stress is defined as “The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demand placed on them” Stress can act as a creative force that increases drive and energy, but once it reaches a certain degree, the…

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  • Cause Of Anxiety

    signs, tense muscles, and diaphoresis (excessive sweating). The person is tense and fearful. His or her attention is focused on one concern - which may able to concentrate with direction. During severe anxiety, a person manifests fight - or - flight response, dry mouth, and numb extremities, distressed emotion, and decreased sensory perception which can focus only on details and unable the person to learn new information. Lastly, when a person reaches the panic level - is very overwhelmed -…

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