Essays Tagged: "Neurological disorder"

Tourettes syndrome

l is a mystery surrounding Tourette Syndrome, its causes and possible cures. Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder that researchers believe is caused by and abnormal metabolism of the neurotran ... tte Syndrome is a genetically inherited disease. These other complexes are merely brought on by the neurological imbalance which affects the brain of those afflicted.Tourette Syndrome cannot be treate ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Everything you'll need to know about epilepsy.

ondition of being overcome, seized or attacked. (2) Epilepsy is not a disease. It is a symptom of a neurological disorder--a physical condition--that from time to time, produces brief disturbances in ... 00 new cases developing each year (50% in children and adolescents) epilepsy is the 2nd most common neurological disorder, following migraines. (1) Most teachers, during their career, will have severa ...

(8 pages) 113 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzheimer's Disease.

(2 pages) 79 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A brief description of the disease Sydenham's Chorea also called St. Vitus Dance.

Sydenham's ChoreaSydenham's Chorea is a neurological disorder of the basal ganglia first identified in medical literature in 1686 by Thomas ... Frequently the EEG of these patients is also abnormal with a slowed brain wave pattern. Besides the neurological components to this disease, there are several other characteristic symptoms including : ...

(6 pages) 60 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Complete Analysis of Tourette's Syndrome, a genetic disease

Have you ever heard or seen a person scream out or jerk at random? These people could have a disorder called Tourette's Syndrome. This disorder is named after Georges Gilles de la Tourette, in ... his illness targets 3 to 4 times the amount of men than it does to women. It is caused by a nervous disorder that sends signals to the brain involuntarily. Even though, you may not want to do a certai ...

(3 pages) 64 0 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Child autism

sability that typically appears during the first three years of life. It is caused as a result of a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain. Autism impacts the normal developme ...

(3 pages) 144 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Learners with Exceptionalities

erferes with a person?s mental, physical or sensory abilities. (Slavin 1)A learning disability is a neurological disorder that affects the brain?s ability to receive, process, store and respond to inf ... n language skills. Children and adults with dyslexia can by highly intelligent, however they have a neurological disorder that causes the brain to process and interpret information differently. (Dysle ...

(11 pages) 262 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Tourette Syndrome Introduction

sometimes Tourette Spectrum Disorder.Tourette Syndrome is best defined in the archives and pages of neurological conditions, syndromes, and disorders. Initially Tourette Syndrome was seen as extremely ... -----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary body movements and vocal outbursts (Tics) for at ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Attention Deficit Disorder

t makes it difficult for some people to control their behavior. ADD has been medically defined as a neurological disorder. There are many symptoms, and not all people with attention deficit disorder s ... dical diagnosis and might cause behavioral problems.Although ADD/ADHD is one of the most researched neurological conditions, the cause of it is not known. Research has shown some that ADD could be gen ...

(10 pages) 172 3 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis

of the sources and the desire to acquire more knowledge of this condition. Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological disorder that has no certain cause, unlike heart disease that can be caused by poor die ... be practiced to help combat the progression of Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic neurological disease that affects the brain of the patient, which then complicates everyday life by ...

(8 pages) 68 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Autism.

tal disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. This is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain.Autism is four more times prevalent ... s of autism. Although a specific cause is not known, current research links autism to biological or neurological differences in the brain. In many families, there appears to be a pattern of autism or ...

(8 pages) 178 1 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Tourette Syndrome" by Alexander Schmit.

Tourette syndrome is a genetic neurological disorder that affects an individual person in and involuntary movements and unexpected ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Sleep Disorders: "Select at least three of the sleep disorders discussed in class and write a brief research paper on them not exceeding 750 words."

Narcolepsy- A disabling neurological disorder of sleep regulation that affects the control of sleep and wakefulness. It may ...

(3 pages) 52 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

ADHD

ADHD is said to be a neurological disorder that starts to show in some children in the preschool or early school years. I ... n, methlin, concerta, dexedrine, adderall, cylert, pemoline, and clonidine.In conclusion, ADHD is a neurological disorder that should be taken very seriously and can be treated with the right medicati ...

(4 pages) 79 1 4.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzhimers

Disease Alzheimer's disease also known as (AD) is a progressive disease with an irreversible brain disorder with an unknown cause or cure. Alzheimer's is a disease characterized by memory loss, langu ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Rett Syndrome was first described by Dr. Andreas Rett in

bed by Dr. Andreas Rett in 1966 but was unknown in the United States until 1983. Rett Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects mainly women. Boys who develop Rett Syndrome usually die early, a ...

(9 pages) 2404 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Left vs. the Right Brain

(4 pages) 76 2 3.3 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

ADHD in Girls

males in all three subtypes inattentive, hyperactive-impulsive and combined.ADHD in GirlsADHD is a neurological disorder affecting millions of individuals, limiting their potential, affecting their f ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

r books (Goodwin, 233-235). "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" is about the narratives of his neurological disorder patients. Sacks wrote the case study of his patients with an attractive and in ... ok from being a simple collection of grotesqueries. First, he is critically inquiring the customary neurological growth, which he consider has develop into ever more mechanistic and out of feel with h ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 Dec/2010

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