Essays Tagged: "adult population"

The essay is about the mental diorder, schizophrenia. Including who first discovered the illness, theories on what causes it, symptoms, treatment, and history of schizophrenia.

een the thought processes and the emotions (Torrey). Schizophrenia affects about one percent of the adult population and signs of it usually emerge in the late teens to the middle twenties (Schizophre ...

(8 pages) 385 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The effects and causes of bipolar disorder / manic depression. (Includes work cited, parenthetical documentation.)

olar Disorder as it's medically referred to is a mood disorder that affects approximately 1% of the adult population of the United States (BPI). Manic Depression is an affective disorder, much as clin ... ting proper treatment from being received (B.P.I.). It is easier to see evidence of the disorder in adults since they are more likely to elicit behavior characterized by periods of extreme elation (ma ...

(5 pages) 219 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

What Kind of a Disease is Alcoholism, the symptoms, how it progress and where it comes

tute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), about 17 million people - more than 10 percent of the adult population - drink too much or are unable to control their drinking"("Alcohol".) In addition, ... ink alcohol even though drinking hurts their life. Population survey shows that about 70 percent of adults in the USA drink. About 12 percent of Americans drink heavily almost daily and intoxicated se ...

(4 pages) 150 5 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Shell Oil In Nigeria.

oni people. The River states that included Ogoniland were among the poorest in Nigeria. Most of the adult population before the drilling was fishers or farmers. Unemployment was estimated at 30 percen ... the drilling was fishers or farmers. Unemployment was estimated at 30 percent and three-quarters of adult population are illiterate. Life expectancy for Nigerian males is 54 and females 51 years of ag ...

(9 pages) 189 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Dewar's Marketing Communications

c beverages market, has continuously diminished, reducing to barely 15 million consumers (8% of the adult population of USA), who also had altered their patterns of consumption, either drinking less o ... of category needs, distilled spirits, together providing sensorial gratification to 47% of American adults, say around 87 million people. Therefore, immediate action should be taken, and a conc ...

(11 pages) 109 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Alcoholism

tute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), about 17 million people - more than 10 percent of the adult population - drink too much or are unable to control their drinking"("Alcohol".) In addition, ... ink alcohol even though drinking hurts their life. Population survey shows that about 70 percent of adults in the USA drink. About 12 percent of Americans drink heavily almost daily and intoxicated se ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Definitive: Public Opinion.

pinion is defined as the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by some portion of the adult population. There is no one public opinion because there are many different types of "publics" ...

(1 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

ADHD: Diagnosing and Treating

is country; roughly, half of those children continue to have significant levels of ADHD symptoms as adults, which means 2% or 3% of the adult population has some levels of ADHD.The American Academy of ... ect children. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder can continue on through adolescence and into adulthood. There are many people who do not even know they have ADHD. Nancy Quinlan did not find out ...

(7 pages) 96 2 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

AIDS in the Caribbean

V virus. Heterosexual sex is the main route of transmission in the Caribbean. More than 1.6% of the adult population is infected, and HIV prevalence in the Caribbean is second only to Sub-Saharan Afri ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Rave

ctly sprung up over night though. Raving began back in the early 90's. It was focusing on the young adult population, but was quickly spread to the teenage population. One of the first raves was held ...

(3 pages) 972 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Violence In Sports

rding to the U.S. News/Bozell poll, this "jockocracy" constitutes about a quarter to a third of the adult population and is composed of people who say they play sports at least a couple of times a wee ... ve sports help children to learn valuable life lessons that they will carry with them through their adult life. "Across the board, Americans find benefits from sports and exercise," argues pollster Ma ...

(10 pages) 109 0 2.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Alcoholism

e see it as if they are only having fun, and worst part is, that most of the people drink, not just adult people but teenagers do so. Statistically the 10% of adult population in U.S. are alcoholics.A ...

(2 pages) 4 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Is Democracy Diminishing at its Moment of Triumph?

In 1903, the year of the first Commonwealth election, 96 per cent of the adult population enrolled to vote. The Australian nation became host to the most comprehensive enrol ... ople posses the ultimate authority within the nation;·Universal suffrage - The right for all adults to vote without distinction; and·Majority rule - Decisions made by the parliament refl ... when citizens cannot identify with their representatives. This is especially prevalent among young adults, citizens from multi-cultural and low socio-economic backgrounds, and Indigenous Australians. ...

(12 pages) 95 1 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Stinky solution

t million Americans smoked in 1997 which is equivalent to about twenty-five percent of the nation's adult population, according to a U.S. government survey released in November, 1999 (Cooper n.p.). Ac ... ers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office on Smoking and Health, the smoking rate among young adults ages 18-24 rose about four percent because of the increase in teen smoking seen over the next ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Insanity Represented by Perkins and Faulkner

these women?s minds endured.A mental illness, specifically depression, affects five percent of the adult population in any given year. At times in any one?s life, people can experience symptoms of de ...

(8 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Understanding the Causes of Obesity

xcess amount of body fat, has become a health problem of epidemic proportions. Sixty percent of the adult population in the United States are overweight or obese.1 It has been documented that, ?Today ...

(2 pages) 109 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Borderline Personality Disorder Within the Adult Population: A Brief Overview

3;1� Running head: BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDERBorderline Personality Disorder Within the Adult Population: A Brief OverviewBy Xxxxxx Xxxxx XxxxxSubmitted to Xxxxx Xxxxx in partial fulfillme ... illment of NR XXXRegis UniversityFebruary 1, 2008�Borderline Personality Disorder Within the Adult Population: A Brief OverviewBorderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a prevalent and chronic p ...

(13 pages) 85 1 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Australian Share Market

e, Australia has more shareholders per head of population than any other country-with over half the adult population now holding shares. This has made the operation of the share market an increasingly ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Smoking....Why should people quit it!

ize that you are going through a sensitive phase and thus tend to misunderstand your behavior. Most adults suddenly become so hard on teenagers that they forget what it is like to be young, and they f ... earning yourself and who you want to be during teenage - but you also don't think you have to be an adult yet. I find teenagers have more fun, laugh more, act stupid and don't care, in some ways are l ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.2 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

CheckPoint Psychological Disorders Presentation

nation thereof) associated with distress and/or impaired functioning." About 15 percent of the U.S. adult population use some form of mental health service in any year. Having a psychological disorder ... d most serious mental health problems facing people today. This year, more than 19 million American adults (9.5% of the population) will suffer from this disorder. Major depression is manifested by a ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.5 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers