Essays Tagged: "anxiety disorders"

Depression

oners (GP's) need tobe sensitive enough to distinguish emotional reactions to setbacks in life from anxietysyndromes, somatisation and clinical depressions. The general idea is that anxietydisorders, ... disorders that may mimic depression include adjustment reactions,anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, obsessive-compulsivedisorder, dysthymia, seasonal affective diso ...

(12 pages) 430 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

"The Effects of Treatment Compliance on Outcome in Congnitive-Behavioral Therapy for Panic Disorder: Quality Versus Quantity"

articipation in regard to treatment-related assignments. Many CBT outcome studies of depression and anxiety indicate that compliance is significantly related to treatment outcome, although a similar n ... do this research, there was an academic center which specialized in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders and met the study criteria. The criteria was (a) principal Axis I diagnosis of pan ...

(1 pages) 132 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Study notes naming various genetically inherited diseases.

disease, Tourette's syndrome, Brain Tumor.* Mental illnesses and behavioral conditions: alcoholism, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorder, eating disorders, manic depression, schizophrenia.* O ...

(1 pages) 66 2 2.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

BBP Depicted In Girl Inturrupted: This is a paper that compares the movie Girl Inturrupted to the actual symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder.

There are many movies that depict mental disorders such as schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and many more. Girl Interrupted portrays several women wit ... onment causes instability. Which in change, leave the society with problems of identity, heightened anxiety, a sense of emptiness, and fear of abandonment.The exact cause for Susanna Kaysen was unknow ... reat. There is not no universal treatment method. Medication can be used to treat symptoms, such as anxiety and depression. Using mood stabilizers such as carbamaxepine and lithium, anti-depressants, ...

(6 pages) 151 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This article clearly outlines the sign and symptoms of depression, and various types of depression

ssionRachel Jones(I decided to write on depression, because I recently found out that I suffer from anxiety attacks.A major cause of mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety in individua ... nd physical energy, along with vague aches and pains. Also, individuals experience restlessness and anxiety which is exhibited through fidgeting and aimless pacing. Other changes include no energy, sl ...

(5 pages) 283 4 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

An in depth report on Anxiety Disorders as well as some common terms associated with it

Anxiety, which can also refer to a syndrome, is a mood response to an internal threat that could be ... threat found in the environment. Furthermore, instead of being directed towards a current stimulus, anxiety is associated with the anticipation of a future problem. Anxiety differs from fear in that f ... that fea r is a response to an immediate external, genuine threat. Physiologically, the symptoms of anxiety accord to those for fear, including nausea, light-headedness, shortness of breath, and incre ...

(9 pages) 301 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Anxiety Disorder

Everyone has anxiety. It is a natural part of life. However, when it reaches the level where it disrupts your lif ... f life. However, when it reaches the level where it disrupts your lifestyle it becomes a disorder. "Anxiety disorders are illnesses that fill peoples lives with overwhelming anxiety and fear that are ... asset author of "From Panic to Power." In the United States today, 19 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders making it the most common mental illness.What causes anxiety disorder? Anxiety dis ...

(6 pages) 404 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Invisible Wounds

d lose control of their mental health. By taking a look at the symptoms and equations that bring on anxiety disorders and depression, it is clear to see how stress has become an important factor on de ... on of physical illness. The most common effects of prolonged stress on your health result in anxiety disorders. The mental and physical pain of anxiety disorders can be unbearable. Anxiety fill ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A look at adolescent anxiety

For most individuals mild anxiety is a frequent occurrence. Human beings experience anxiety in a variety of ways and in variou ... ny other imaginable situation. The difference between a person who experiences routine stress (mild anxiety) and one who is diagnosable with anxiety or an anxiety disorder is the degree to which the p ... s the degree to which the person is anxious. According to the United States Mental Health Services, anxiety disorders are the most common or frequently occurring mental disorders. Despite this fact, a ...

(9 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Arachnaphobia.

pea it is the most terrifying experience of your life."19 million American are directly affected by anxiety disorders, including specific phobias but less that 25% of them receive treatment." (Gorman, ... eatment." (Gorman, pg. 48) "Every tomorrow has two handles we can take hold of, if by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith." (Gorman 49). It's a fact that millions perhaps billions across ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Anxiety Disorders and the Holistic Nursing Approach to Treatment

AbstractNurses can play an essential role in the management and treatment of anxiety disorders once individuals have been diagnosed. While being able to identify the characteris ... uals have been diagnosed. While being able to identify the characteristics and physical symptoms of anxiety, the nurse can help the individual and their family cope with the disorder. There are a numb ... dual and their family cope with the disorder. There are a number of holistic approaches to treating anxiety that have been proven effective. While pharmacological intervention is always an option, cou ...

(7 pages) 109 0 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Causes Of Panic Disorder

overwhelming and intense fear, often without any provocation or stimulus.Doctors used to think that anxiety disorders were directly related to deep-seated neurotic or other psychological problems. Now ... Now, research suggests that subtle imbalances in brain chemistry may play a significant role. Many anxiety disorders strike women and men in equal numbers, but more women than men experience panic di ...

(5 pages) 62 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Psychopharmacology

a particular emphasis on the disease known as "panic disorder." It is only one of the primary anxiety disorders; the others include agoraphobia, social phobia, simple phobia, obsessive-compulsiv ... bia, social phobia, simple phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress, generalized anxiety, and other anxiety disorders not specified. Panic disorder is also commonly referred to as h ...

(1 pages) 24 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Phobia

specific phobias are also referred to as specific phobias.Millions of Americans suffer from various anxiety disorders or panic attacks including phobias, such as fear of heights, elevators, speaking i ... ding phobias, such as fear of heights, elevators, speaking in public or eating in restaurants. most anxiety disorders and phobias can be successfully treated, but many who suffer are reluctant to seek ...

(1 pages) 401 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bipolar Disorders

f all people with bipolar disorder have drug or alcohol dependence, seasonal depression, or certain anxiety disorders, like posttraumatic stress disorder (Webmd).The classic form of the illness, which ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Avoidant personality disorder

tion. The person seeks to avoid social contacts and any situation that might cause embarrassment or anxiety. The patient shows restraint within close relationships because of fears of being rejected o ... culed. The patient might also be the object of criticism in social situations. Such patientsVarious anxiety disorders during childhood and adolescence might cause social inhibitions which are the char ...

(10 pages) 110 0 4.7 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Anxiety Disorder and the Brain

Anxiety Disorder and the BrainAs defined by the Encyclopedia of Mental Health; Anxiety is an abnorma ... bt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one's capacity to cope. Anxiety is a very broad term that encompasses many different disorders. In researching this illness, ... rent disorders. In researching this illness, I have found that terms like phobia, fear, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic and depression are often used as synonyms or in combination with one ...

(6 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

What Are The Different Kinds Of Anxiety Disorders?

ur heart pound when you?re in danger or in trouble? Everybody knows what it?s like to feel anxious. Anxiety, in general, helps people cope with certain situations. But if you have an anxiety disorder, ... l emotion does the complete opposite. It can keep you from copping and can disrupt your daily life. Anxiety disorders are the most common of all the mental disorders.According to Psychiatrists anxiety ...

(1 pages) 391 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What Are The Different Kinds Of Anxiety Disorders?

ur heart pound when you're in danger or in trouble? Everybody knows what it's like to feel anxious. Anxiety, in general, helps people cope with certain situations. But if you have an anxiety disorder, ... l emotion does the complete opposite. It can keep you from copping and can disrupt your daily life. Anxiety disorders are the most common of all the mental disorders. According to Psychiatrists ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Autism

conditions such as mental retardation, Tourette syndrome, attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, or epilepsy. Autistic disorder is not usually recognized until age tw ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders