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  • Bipolar Disorder: A Brief Analysis

    This article is about a person with bipolar disorder her name is Jamie Lowe. She was sent to an institution at the age of 17. She describes her episodes that are mostly manic. This gives the readers a taste of what it’s like to have a psychological disorder. Finally, after being too tired to fight the nurses, she accepts her medication, lithium, a mood stabilizer. It made her better, curbing her manic episodes. These pills made her functional. This type of treatment is called a biological treatment. The author goes on to discuss the history of lithium. John Cade was the first to discover the psychological use of lithium. Cade was the first psychologist to shift from the Freudian explanation for a more biological perspective. In 2000, Jamie…

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  • Silver Linings Playbook Character Analysis

    The movie Silver Linings Playbook, by David O. Russel, characterizes two main characters, Patrick Solitano Jr. and Tiffany Maxwell, who both struggle with psychological disorders. Patrick, at one-time was a high school teacher, had caught his wife (Nikki) with another man, who was the history teacher, making him very violent and distressed. He then went crazy on the gym teacher and had to spend eight months in a psychiatric hospital, and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. On the other hand, we…

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  • Bipololar Disorder Case Study

    once or even several times by now. This can be quite the roller coaster ride as you are trying to find that balance. Medications can make you extremely tired and in the beginning, many side effects can be noticed until the medication levels out. If you’re coming off one medication because you are switching to a new one, it can be even more draining. I don’t know anyone personally that has had a smooth transition in this respect. So again, if you’re not suffering from Bipolar Disorder, please…

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  • Tinnitus Research Paper

    Tinnitus is a very common disorder among older people, but it can manifest itself in younger people as well. Episodes of tinnitus may be brief or can be a permanent problem. The constant buzzing noise can affect concentration and cause insomnia. It may also lead to anxiety and sometimes even depression. The annoying ringing in the ears can affect one or both ears, and has no external cause. The sound appears to come from within the ear and is described as buzzing, whistling or ringing. There is…

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  • Research Paper On Gopro

    rubberized non slip mounting surface built in bubble that provides precise balancing, allowing the camera to glide smoothly from location to location during shootings. The hand grip has a comfortable foam covering and includes three counterweights. It can support GoPro Hero, Hero 2, 3, 3+ and Hero cameras, weighs 2.5 pounds, measures 13.2 by 9.2 by 2.4 inches and comes with a GoPro mount and universal phone holder 4. Polaroid Handheld 3-Axis Electronic Gimbal Stabilizer for GoPro…

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  • Summary Of Blink By Malcolm Gladwell

    acknowledgedly about how people can show their emotion on their face voluntary or involuntary and we can predict the emotion through other faces. However, he did not mention about actors or people who can hide or control facial expression. In another word, actors are trained to control their expression. Some people try to hide their expression, so they can do whatever they want; for instance, felony criminal. Another fact that only the expert can read people's facial expression. If you are not…

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  • Barbara Ehrenreich Positive And Negative Thinking Analysis

    All Americans have an abstract idea of their American Dream. The American Dream is one where there is no poverty, all have jobs, houses, and peace (no war). This dream is affected by each individual person and their contribution to society. The impact that a person has on the world is often affected by their frame of mind. Someone, who is largely motivated to instigate change, will. Those who are not interested in bettering themselves, generally fall short of the American Dream. Barbara…

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  • Examples Of Positive Thinking Muscles

    It starts with re-training your brain by starting small and slowly builds a resistance to your old ways. You have to increase the strength of your Positive Thinking muscles to function differently. It has been proven that the power of words effect your subconscious minds to improve your life and get the things you want. Here are a few suggestions to enhance and build your Positive Thinking Muscles: 1. Read something every day to inspire you to think positively about yourself. Starting…

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  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Theory

    dysfunctional cognitions formed the root of mental illnesses, and asserted counseling should be focused on addressing and changing the problematic thought patterns (Kottler & Shepard, 2015). Initially formulated as a therapeutic response to depression, research has demonstrated CBT’s efficacy in treating a variety of other mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder (Costa, 2010; Kottler & Shepard, 2015). In describing his theory, Beck (1979) stated CBT “is an active, directive, time-limited,…

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  • Comparison Of Major Depression And Bipolar Disorders

    if I have a sufficient amount of knowledge about both. Disorders can be extremely difficult to deal with, and I have had to witness what they could do to a person. Major depression is defined as a significant mood disorder that can disrupt the daily functions of a person through their emotions, behaviors, thoughts, and physical changes (Wade & Tavris, 2008). According to Wade & Tavris (2008), bipolar disorder is defined…

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