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  • Serotoniin Research Paper

    Sertraline. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter responsible for controlling fundamental physiological aspects of the body. In the central nervous system (CNS), serotonin has a key role in regulating sleep, appetite, sexual desire and mood, also some cognitive function, including memory, learning and depression. Individuals who suffer from major depressive disorder are associated with decreased availability of serotonin or inefficient levels of serotonin. In addition, suicidal patients have indicated low levels of serotonin which has serve as a linkage between serotonin and depression. So when certain regions of the brain lack serotonin, such as the hypothalamus, amygdala, and cortisol areas which are responsible for cognition and other higher processes, it can have a contributing impact to depression. As such, modulating serotonin at these synapses is the major action of several classes of pharmacological antidepressants. Researchers and drug companies have aim to provide a drug that enables us to maintain serotonin levels or increase serotonin levels. This drug comes about as Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) which blocks the termination of serotonin reuptake by the presynaptic cell, and increasing serotonergic action in depressed…

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  • Catcher In The Rye PTSD

    a cliff so he wanted to be able to catch them if any of them got to close to the edge. When he woke up Mr. Antolini was too close for comfort for Holden so he left. When he left he went back to his parent house and said he was leaving. Phoebe his sister said that she was going with him so that made him stay because he doesn’t want to take his innocence from her. He doesn’t want her to experience the real world yet (Salinger 161). Holden has decided to stay at his parent’s house. Now that he…

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  • Depression Research Paper

    you drowning, they’re all breathing. And the scary thing is, is that you may not notice it yourself. It starts to get in your eyes and your nose. The gritty texture fills your mouth. You try to scream. You try to call for help. But no one sees you, no one hears you. Another metaphor that I use is cancer. The depression starts off not noticeable to the careful eye, much like a tumorous mass. Everyday it grows, getting bigger and bigger. You’re body is producing something that may kill you. This…

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  • Environmental Factors And Causes Of Major Depressive Disorder

    interpersonal therapy (IPT). CBT helps to change people’s negative way of thinking and behaving that may contribute to their depression. IPT helps people understand and work through problematic personal relationships that may cause their depression or make it worse. However, psychotherapy might not be the best treatment for major depression or for certain people, which is when medications are prescribed (“Depressive Disorders”). Antidepressants work to normalize naturally occurring brain…

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  • Suicide And Antidepressants Research Paper

    is Strep throat. Strep throat triggers the Streptococcus bacterium, which can affect the mind, that can lead to OCD and because of that it stimulates the part of the brain that causes depression (54). Many scientists do not clearly understand why some other mental disorders can lead to the depression; most of them believe that it has to do with the part of the brain that triggers a person’s mood (56). Anybody at any age can be diagnosed with major depression; however, major depression is not…

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  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    PTSD PTSD otherwise known as Post-traumatic stress disorder, Shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome they are all the same and all have the same effects. PTSD is a mental health condition which is triggered by a traumatizing event. The disorder is very common in the military world with personnel experiencing war and the horrifying tragedy’s that happen during war. The Soldiers experience things the people living freely in the country do not. This does not mean civilians are prone to the…

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  • Antidepressants Pros And Cons

    Although some people might not agree with taking antidepressants, it is an effective way to stop whatever type of depression one may have from getting worse than what it already is. There are various types of antidepressants when trying to deal with depression. If one wants to start taking an antidepressant they should consult a doctor and make a choice together for whatever works best for the patient. It is important to view certain pros and cons of antidepressants before jumping to…

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder In Veterans

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or better known as PTSD is an illness affecting many people in the world, but its most common victims are the veterans of war. One in eight veterans return from war afflicted with PTSD and the number continually rises with war time atrocities becoming worse as new terror organizations form. The things our soldiers see greatly traumatize leaving them scarred for life and give them an incomprehensible fear of it, leading to a difficult life in which they can’t live…

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  • Difference Between Anxiety And Depression

    There is a fine line between anxiety and depression. A line that is often times blurred. Although there are differences between the two, they also share many similarities, which can lead to false diagnoses for patients. It only gets more complicated when both illnesses are present. For example, The National Institute of Mental Health (2009) did a study of anxiety disorders and found that 53.7% of people reported they also experienced major depression as a secondary condition. These researchers…

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  • Case Study Analysis Of Kousei Arima's Your Lie In April

    The character chosen for this case study analysis is the quiet and introverted protagonist, Kousei Arima, from the series Your Lie in April. The series is set in Japan, and follows Kousei and how his life is turned around when he meets Kaori, a free-spirited violinist. As seen through flashbacks, Kousei was a piano prodigy as a child and won many competitions under the instruction of his strict mother. As his mother became ill, she became increasingly harsh and critical of young Kousei. After…

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