Essays Tagged: "psychological disorders"

The causative role of stress in depression: Gender diffences.

the possible exception o bipolar disorder [1].The diathesis stress model shows that a wide range of psychological disorders result from the impact of an environmental event (stressor/stress factor) on ... ply experiencing different kinds of stress, men and women may differ with respect to biological and psychological vulnerabilities that mediate the impact of environmental experiences.The results of st ...

(22 pages) 418 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Vietnam Veterans.

not until the 1980's that a significant effort was made to help Vietnam veterans with the numerous psychological problems that they faced after the war. It is not surprising that war veterans, expose ... ed in war. Yet, some critics argue that Vietnam veterans are receiving too much attention for their psychological disorders. The studies conducted during the 1980's of the effects of war on veterans h ...

(15 pages) 203 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Pedophilia in the church.

of children by priests suggests that there is an even bigger endemic in the Australian church. The psychological damage to victims of child sexual assault are great. Psychological disorders in victim ... stantiello (1978) defines psychosexual development as the 'harmonious interplay of the individual's psychological and sexual capacities within an ordered and ethical value system (p650).On the surface ...

(18 pages) 187 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Effects of Serotonin on the Mind and Body.

ctioning is essential to a person's well being. This paper discusses the role that serotonin plays, psychological disorders caused by or coincide with improper serotonin functioning, as well as many m ... intestinal systems" (P. Breggin and G.Breggin, 1994). Abnormal serotonin functioning can cause many psychological disorders such as depression, anxiety, irritability, confused thinking, abnormal appet ...

(5 pages) 148 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Post Traumtic stress syndrome in Tim Obriens "The Things They Carried".

ho returned, the war was not over. Some estimates are that another 50,000 veterans have died due to psychological disorders related to experienced events of the war. This disorder is called Posttrauma ...

(3 pages) 132 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Personality Theories

gest reasons that try to explain our overall behavior. These personality theories help explain some psychological disorders as well as psychotherapies and other treatments.The social learning theory o ...

(3 pages) 566 0 2.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Understanding Bulimia Nervosa

have on their self-image. However, eating disorders are not about dieting or pride, they're complex psychological disorders in which an individual's eating patterns are developed and then habitually m ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Holden, Charlie, and Devon: An Analysis of the Psychological Disorders in Three Characters INCLUDES OUTLINE AND WORKS CITED PAGE!

OUTLINEHolden, Charlie, and Devon:An Analysis of the Psychological Disorders in Three CharactersTo truly understand the characters (as well as their thou ... Rye, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Not as Crazy as I Seem, it is necessary to understand the psychological disorders that they deal with, such as manic-depressive disorder, obsessive--compulsiv ... xtIII. Devon's causeE. ConclusionPAPERHolden, Charlie, and Devon:An Analysis of the Psychological Disorders in Three Characters.The characters in The Catcher in the Rye, Not as Crazy a ...

(7 pages) 112 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What I now know about "Criminal Profiling"

criminal behavior are usually the result of their knowledge of the human personality and of various psychological disorders. As a result, their interpretations tend to revolve heavily around personali ...

(2 pages) 71 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Psychological Conditions of Characters in Carson McCullers' Writing

Emotional, mental and psychological disorders are difficult to diagnose since the symptoms of person can vary depending on ... of Finland", "The Ballad of the Sad Café", and "Wunderkind" in particular, have some kind of psychological or emotional problem. These problems in a way add to the climatic tension of the stori ... t disposition, having this character fall so low just makes an interesting plot."Wunderkind" fits a psychological story mold perfectly since the main character wants something throughout the story. Us ...

(6 pages) 34 0 1.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Report on Behavioral Therapy Psychology and its effects on Depressions and disorders. Behavioral therapy

Behavior TherapiesThere are many therapies that are used in the treatment of psychological disorders although one stands above the rest, behavioral therapy. Behavioral therapies ... to overcome a mental disorder, they must first work on changing their behavior that is causing the psychological issues.There are many techniques for behavior change but there are two main groups tha ... magination of the stimuli (Nolen-Hoeksema, 2004).Flooding or implosive therapy can also be used for psychological disorder treatment. These therapies involve "exposing clients to feared stimuli or sit ...

(4 pages) 113 0 3.7 Jan/2005

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

Humanistic Therapy and how it is better than any of the other forms of therapy in Psychology.

Though there are so many separate ways of treatment or therapy for psychological disorders, the humanistic form is the best. The purpose of humanistic therapy is to al ...

(1 pages) 86 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychological Disorders: Nurture as Opposed to Nature

id you get your vast imagination and obsession for perfection? For a long time people believed that psychological disorders could be traced to the genome. But a new study by Glen O. Gabbard, a disting ... s. This lead to an ongoing debate over the true nature of mental illness. Therefore, I believe that Psychological disorders are more related to nurture as opposed to nature and are evident in the caus ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Evidence Based Practice in Mental Health Nursing

One of the most common and disabling psychological disorders encountered within mental health and general medical settings is that of an ... Kendall 2000). Research has indicated that people with learning disabilities are more prevalent to psychological disorders than the general population (Hassiotis et al 2000) consequently it could be ... e United Kingdom (Gates 1996). Anxiety disorder comes in many facets and can be described as severe psychological disorders in which abnormal or chronic anxiety interferes with daily living (Adams &am ...

(13 pages) 476 0 3.9 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Journeys, irrespective of their form, usually present challenges and barriers that have to be met before a final goal is reached." Do you agree?

Most journeys regardless of their physical, emotional or even psychological nature present challenges and barriers which must be overcome before the goal or purpo ... ts which mark the progress of our travels. They can take any form from physical tests of courage to psychological disorders that impede the journeyers from their paths. Kelleher's "The Ivory Trail" bo ... s single phrase suggests challenges and barriers which the protagonist must face, but whether it is psychological or physical remains unknown.Atwood's Journey into the interior deals with a very imagi ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Sigmund Freud

l Hospital. Shortly after his marriage in 1886, Freud set up a private practice in the treatment of psychological disorders. In 1885-86 Freud spent most of the year in Paris. He was very much interest ...

(6 pages) 134 0 4.0 Apr/2007

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

Should marijuana be legalized?

to be physically addicting, and no physical withdrawal symptoms occur when its use is discontinued, psychological dependence does develop. Many users describe two phases of marijuana intoxication: ini ... y is it illegal? Marijuana is illegal because of it brain altering effects and it tendency to cause psychological disorders, even though marijuana is referred to as a soft drug it can still cause majo ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Changing Seasons

arrival of summer. The effects on a person during the morph from spring to summer are caused by the psychological, physical, and mental changes. To start off, some individuals struggle with psy ... proven to be clearer and their mentality seems to be overall happier during the summer seasons.The psychological, physical, and mental changes a person deals with during the changing of seasons can b ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

        “Psychological disorders related to designer drugs” is a very detailed

"Psychological disorders related to designer drugs" is a very detailed orientated book. It contains i ... that is easy to understand. This book is part of a series dedicated to the field of psychology and psychological disorders. The editor of the book is president of Harvard University Medical School an ...

(6 pages) 820 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Compare & Contrast Two Approaches to Psychology

cious mind to create theories on the subjects personality development. It also allows treatment for psychological disorders based on these theories. In effect, Behaviourism and Pychodynamic approaches ... amp; Bacon.3.Eysenck, H. (1985). The Rise & Fall of the Freudian Empire.4.Hopkins, R (2007) The Psychological Approaches (Class Handouts)5.Satterfield, J.H., Satterfield, B.T., & Schell, A.M.( ...

(6 pages) 110 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology