Essays Tagged: "physical illness"

Techniques of Relaxation to Relieve Stress.

relaxation exercises can help relieve stress, reducing a persons risk of stress related mental and physical illness (Goldman, 1999, p. 74). The techniques teach people to deal with the problem more e ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Individual Differences and Stress

people's lives. Research has also tried to identify any links that can be associated to mental and physical illness. One good example of stress would be that of the (Confederation of British Industry ... n the pressures placed upon an individual exceeds the perceived capacity of that individual".From a physical point of view, stress was found to produce an alarm reaction by the brain, which heightens ...

(9 pages) 377 2 3.5 Jan/2004

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

Community Care of the Elderly in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

dependently in their own homes, in the community. People who receive community care may also have a physical illness or disability, a mental illness or disability or have learning difficulties, perhap ...

(9 pages) 265 3 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This essay gives you an idea of how anorexic people live.

l permit an in detail study of the disease, anorexia.AnthropologyAnorexia is a mental illness and a physical illness where people who purposely starve themselves because they are obsessed with being t ... (4)TreatmentsThis will depend to some extent on the severity of the weight loss and the presence of physical symptoms and complications. The treatment for anorexia is difficult because people with it ...

(8 pages) 50 1 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An Informative Essay on Stress (essay on stress - it's causes, effects, and ways of prevention)

on our body or related disorders, and how we can minimize it in your life.In medicine, stress is a physical, chemical, or emotional development that causes strains that can lead to physical illness. ... is important to recognize the early signs of stress in order to do something about it. Some of the physical symptoms of stress are headaches, nervousness, rashes, stomachaches, fast heartbeat, perspi ...

(4 pages) 438 3 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Psychological Factors in Physical Disorders

t psychosocial factors such as stress, worry, and unconscious needs can contribute in major ways to physical illnessFactitious disorder and somatoform disorder are believed to be due to psychosocial f ... - intentionally faking illness to achieve an external goalpatient may intentionally produce or fake physical symptoms simply from a wish to be a patient; that is, the motivation for assuming the sick ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Five subcategories of somatoform disorders.

m disorders were once known as hysteria. Today it is defined as "somatic symptoms in the absence of physical illness". In contrast to psychosomatic disorders, somatoform disorders cannot be linked to ... isorders, somatoform disorders cannot be linked to an underlying impairment. There is nothing wrong physically, and the symptoms are not made up; the physical problem is very real to the patient. In s ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

College students who binge drink.

in most areas looked upon with approval by one's peers. Binge drinking can lead to problems such as physical illness, dropping out of school, trouble with the law and even in the most extreme cases, d ...

(8 pages) 245 9 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Report on Bulimia Nervosa

ts through their mid-twenties. Families with a history of mental health problems, eating disorders, physical illness, or substance abuse are more likely to produce people who become bulimic in their a ... st or a qualified mental health professional should be able to diagnose bulimia. For treatment, the physical and psychological needs of the patient must be addressed. Hospitalization of the patient is ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Coping with Teenage Stress

hen it happens, inadequately managed stress can lead to anxiety, withdrawal, aggression, depression physical illness, or poor coping skills such as drug and/or alcohol use.When teenagers perceive a si ... Depressed- WithdrawnWhat is Stress?According to, stress is defined as "to subject to physical or mental pressure, tension, or strain."Teenage Stress is a big thing, it can cause more ha ...

(4 pages) 56 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stress Reduction

jority of employees. The loss of a job can be devastating, putting unemployment workers at risk for physical illness, marital strain, anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Loss of a job affects every ... Until the transition is mad to a new position stress is chronic.Sometimes your work setting creates physical stress because of noise, lack of privacy, poor lighting, poor ventilation, poor temperature ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Does a Batterer Batter?

violence; this violence is a crime. So many people think domestic violence is caused by: mental or physical illness, genetics, alcohol, drugs, out of control behavior, stress, anger, the victim's beh ... rol to change. It's all about power and control. That is the way a batterer feels. Mental or physical illness, genetics, alcohol/drugs, out of control behavior, stress, anger, the victim's beha ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Depression in The Catcher in the Rye

munication, low self esteem, increased anger and hostility, difficulty with handling relationships, physical illness such as headaches, inability to concentrate, poor performance at school, change in ... eks comfort from someone who obviously can?t give him what he needs.He also suffers from persistent physical pains like headaches. Depression causes a chemical imbalance that affects how the brain fun ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Physician assisted suicide should be legalized

relieving patients' suffering. These patients have terminally illness and are suffering unbearable physical and emotional pain. Under the current medical technique, no treatment can help them. For in ... erly people who commit suicide are deeply depressed for excruciating psychiatric and uncontrollable physical illness (Calgary Health Region). These people do not want to wait for death with pain. Also ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Artical Summary on Critical Thinking

sonal motivation. He also used exceptions or fallacy that include tine of stress, mental illness or physical illness that business leaders should be aware of when critical thinking decision are being ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Symptom control in palliative care

tics to stem the nausea Betty was still very emotional. There was obviously something more than her physical illness contributing to Betty's nausea and I used the opportunity to offer her the chance t ... t was the stress of Betty worrying about what Dennis would be like after her death that was causing physical symptoms. As part of my role is to enable patients' to stay in their own homes I had to cha ...

(10 pages) 70 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Wellness: Consultation and Prevention Program Paper

ing and the implementation followed.Many employees thought of health as being solely the absence of physical illness. Health is not merely the absence of disease but a state of complete mental, physic ... mployees are faced with prolonged and excessive stress, they will be prone to experience a range of physical and emotional health problems that could affect their health as well as their performance a ...

(16 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What Are The Causes ff Stress At Work? Why Ought Hr Managers be Concerned About Stress? What Have Organizations Done About Stress?

ead to painful emotions like anxiety, depression, anger and aggression and cognitive impairment and physical illness both minor and severe (Smith, Nolen-Hoeksema, Fredrickson & Loftus, 2003). Peop ... measure. Cooper & Cummings (1979) state that: "stress is any force that puts a psychological or physical factor beyond its range of stability, producing a strain within the individual".Two theorie ...

(12 pages) 106 1 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management