Major depressive disorder

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  • Effectiveness Of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy On Depression

    cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) only, or no treatment—they were on the waiting list to be seen by a therapist. At the end of the study, the researchers concluded that CBT was just as effective as antidepressant medication for anyone suffering from major depression. The study reflects the biological and cognitive behavioral models of abnormality. The biological model is reflected because a biologically oriented mental health professional would treat depression with medications. Whereas the…

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  • Analysis Of Sigmund Freud's Psychodynamic Therapy For Depression

    century. The psychoanalytic theory states that childhood experiences and unconscious desires influence behaviour. Personality has urges, believes, memories, instincts and drives that people are not always aware of and they make up this unconscious. The major driving forces behind it is the concept of libido. Libido is natural energy source that fuels the mechanisms of the mind and when this libidinous energy is stuck or fixated at various stages of psychosexual development, conflicts can occur…

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  • Substance Abuse Case Study Jennifer

    and Mark together. These types of therapies involve changing how Jennifer copes with the close relationships surrounding her life. IV. Jennifer’s experience is considered abnormal based on the following 4 D’s: Deviance- Her behavior, being in a depressive mood for the entire day for days on end, with a lack of enjoyment for pleasurable activities, constant crying, and staying in bed all day contributes in part to what society views as improper functioning. This type of behavior does not align…

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  • Psychotherapy: Student Internship Analysis

    Briefly describe the nature of your involvement with student and how long you have known him/her: I was Martin’s clinical supervisor from September 2015 until may 2016. Briefly describe the activities performed by student under your guidance: The internship involved 3-4 hours of weekly supervision and the group comprised 3 students and a supervisor. Psychodynamic psychotherapy was the main focus of the internship but other theoretical frameworks were discussed as well. During…

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  • Aboriginal People Case Study

    population meet the criteria for clinical depression compared to non-aboriginals which are estimated at 8.2% (PHAC 2011) According to standard scales used on Statistics Canada surveys in 2001, 12% of First Nations and 3.1% of Inuit suffered a major depressive episode and 6.4% were at high risk of depression. (Statistics Canada…

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  • Summary: Examining Dimensions Of Adolescence

    suicide, alcohol, and drug abuse with possible reduction in certain drugs per cognitive resources, the researchers look at work from Loth, K., Hannan, P. J., Eisenberg, M. E., A. K., Harold, G., & Rice, F. Today in society, depression is a major cause of teen suicide. While reaching recent studies, each year, thousands of teens become successful in taking their lives. Although it seems this…

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  • Stethoscope Essay Examples

    cost of a stethoscope does not change my action. With respect to worrying about debt, there are likely other tradeoffs I can make in my personal life to avoid a stethoscope. I would rather go with that route. While some may have the personal integrity to not be influenced by receiving a stethoscope, I prefer not to put myself in that position in the first place. While the taking the stethoscope seems somewhat unsavory, I do not see an issue with listening to the lecture. Taking the opportunity…

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  • Robin Williams Accomplishments

    became sober. Therapy for his chronic depression and antidepressants would have been a potential treatment plan. Sadly, Williams never fully recovered from his depression, and died at the age of sixty-three, of from asphyxia due to hanging. Williams’ major accomplishments in acting and comedy will be remembered forever. Reflection Although Williams led a successful, prosperous career, he was never able to fully recover from his chronic depression or alcoholism. Something that I find remarkable…

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  • Suicide In Adolescence

    often been an outlet for people who are experiencing emotional distress to the point where they do not desire living anymore. Suicide is defined as the action of killing oneself intentionally. As of recently, suicide in adolescence has emerged as a major topic of conversation for the educational community. As an increasing number of educators are experiencing the loss of their own students from suicide, the factors that cause suicidal behaviors have been examined in further detail. By gaining…

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  • Emotional Effects Of PTSD On Soldiers

    Emotional Impact PTSD has a significant emotional impact on returned soldiers; this is amplified with the occurrence of comorbid major depressive disorder (MDD). Ikin, Creamer, Sim, and McKenzie (2010) investigated the prevalence of comorbid PTSD and MDD amongst Australian veterans of the Korean War; 52 percent of PTSD cases were shown to have co-occurring depression. Key features of MDD include, disturbances in appetite, sleep, energy and concentration and overwhelming feelings of…

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