Essays Tagged: "mental health professionals"

Suicide and Teens

ed suicides, it is not surprising that suicide is the most frequent crisis situation encountered by mental health professionals." (Paulson, Worth, 2002)A huge crisis exists among adolescents in Americ ... traumatic experience. Endogenous depression is the second type of depression. It is the result of a mental illness, which is diagnosable by a professional. Some suicidal people have a combination of b ...

(12 pages) 375 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Schizophrenia

humorous brain disorder characterized by delusional thinking and unique but unpopular perceptions. Mental health professionals normally diagnose this illness if, during any one-month period of a pers ... and physical abnormalities listed above are characteristically inherent in attorneys, politicians, mental health professionals, children under the age of five, and adults over the age of 70. It is in ...

(4 pages) 149 3 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Suicide: an Increase in Teens

ed suicides, it is not surprising that suicide is the most frequent crisis situation encountered by mental health professionals." (Paulson, Worth, 2002)A huge crisis exists among adolescents in Americ ... traumatic experience. Endogenous depression is the second type of depression. It is the result of a mental illness, which is diagnosable by a professional. Some suicidal people have a combination of b ...

(11 pages) 207 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Informative Speech: informs people about phobias such as aerophobia, and coaster phobia.

is far from what really could happen. Phobias affect people of all ages. The National Institute of Mental Health has stated that 5.1%-12.5% of all American's encounter some sort of phobia. They are t ... aid of and they feel relieved when they avoid it. There is a phobia for just about everything. But, mental health professionals group them into three categories. Specific, social and agora. The two ph ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ethical Dilemma's regarding councling

orted allegations and instances of marginal physical abuse, psychological maltreatment and neglect. Mental health professionals who are identified as mandated reporters make many of these reports (i.e ... clinical psychologists, marriage, family and child counselors and licensed clinical social workers).Mental health practitioners, like many health providers, must adhere to legal reporting requirements ...

(2 pages) 134 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is often a chronic and debilitating mental illness. Thedisease can cause you to withdraw from the people and activities in theworld arou ... re in children. There's often nocure for the illness, but working closely with your doctor and othermental health professionals, you can often successfully manageschizophrenia -- especially when an ea ...

(4 pages) 164 4 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

In the United States we do, or do not overmedicate mental patients?

cation has been one of the greatest tools for the health care and psychological field to help treat mental patients with their psychological abnormalities. However, over the past decade, mental health ... nts in the United States, especially to children. With that in mind, do we or don't we overmedicate mental patients in the United States?Position AResearchers, such as, Dr. Julie Zito are alarmed by t ...

(5 pages) 75 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homosexuality: Not Genetics but Rather Preference

As it turns out, a main group of people that fall into the liberal viewpoints are psychologists and mental health professionals, which leads me to express my opinions on the topic.There are different ...

(2 pages) 41 1 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Pacific Counseling

Pacific Counseling Association is to provide the following services: 1. To serve as a preventative mental health center servicing the ethnic minority community.2. To assume social, political, and edu ... the ethnic minority community at large on issues affecting that community.3. To provide specialized mental health training with the goal of enhancing the awareness and sensitivities of mental health p ...

(1 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mouse

no idea what I'm doing wrong.Recently I had reason to observe the volume of people, organizations, mental health professionals, family and former wives and lovers who have all tried to change me. Tea ...

(4 pages) 336 0 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

I Can't Stop Fucking Copulating

malous Behaviors Anonymous. Sexual addiction is not known about amongst the general population, but mental health professionals have recognized it as a serious behavioral disorder for almost twenty ye ... does not have a listing for Sexual Addiction (DSM IIIr "“ Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders III revised edition) Sexual Addition is probably the hardest addictive behavior to ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Attention deficit hyperactive disorder

their preteen years. ADHD overlaps with several other conditions, further confusing physicians and mental health professionals who attempt to provide a diagnosis.Hyperactive children, who are often m ... 4%. In a comparable study in Canada, the overall number of ADHD was 5%. Of the children referred to mental health clinics in the United States, 3 to 5% are diagnosed as having ADHD. Surveys employing ...

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Borderline Personality Disorder

, researchers estimate that about 24% of people 18 or older or about 44 million adults experience a mental illness or substance related disorder during the course of any given year. The most common of ... ence and various phobias.? ? An additional 2.8% of adults, or about 5.2 million people experience a mental illness that seriously interferes with one or more aspects of their daily life, such as their ...

(18 pages) 205 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homosexuality Is A Choice I was asked to do a paper on each side of a controversial topic I chose homosexuality. This is the opposition paper. *Just for the record, I support homosexuals.

exuality is genetically predetermined. This also happens to be the viewpoint that psychologists and mental health professionals tend to side with. The opposing belief, the "nurture" prospect, is gener ...

(5 pages) 40 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Guidelines for Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual-Affirmative Educational Practices in Graduate Psychology Programs

In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. The American Psychological Association quickly endorsed this move, also recommendi ... ut gay/lesbian/bisexual (GLB) persons, and some GLB persons have reported negative experiences with mental health professionals (Garnets, Hancock, Cochran, Goodchilds, & Peplau, 1991; Liddle, 1996 ... lients, it is important that educators in these programs be well informed about the experiences and mental health needs of GLB persons. However, Phillips and Fischer (1998), in their survey of graduat ...

(24 pages) 56 0 4.3 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Suicide within the military

they were doing everything they could think of to end the deaths of the soldiers and requested more mental health professionals to join the army and help out. The military is trying to prevent further ... combat. Unexpected explosions or attacks causing multiple deaths witnessed by soldier's can leave a mental image in their heads forever. One soldier said, "I saw people with limbs torn, ripped up ever ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health