Essays Tagged: "Psychological trauma"

Flash memory

endency on the very program that createsthe syndrome. False Memory Syndrome proceeds to destroy the psychological well being not only of the victim but through false accusations of incest and sexual a ...

(7 pages) 205 1 1.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An essay on two physcological issues pretaining to war: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and shell shock

ut the people that are in the military hospitals who are now amputees? How about the ones that have psychological problems? You don't here anyone grieving for these people. This paper will explain and ... enty-six. These are the men that got these two terrible disorders. These are where the two terrible psychological issues occurred, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Shell Shock.The two terrifi ...

(6 pages) 183 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Dissociative Disorders

iative fugue. This journey can last hours, days or even years. Instead of just losing the memory or psychologically avoiding the trauma, a person fleas the situation. It is possible for a person to tr ...

(2 pages) 114 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

In the books Prince of Tides and The Sweet Hereafter, a traumatic event occurs and results in the contracting of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the main characters.

erson crosses such a bridge their life can been changed forever, if they actually do cross it. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder caused directly by experiencing or witnessing a traum ... riencing or witnessing a traumatic event, like rape and death. It is a severe anxiety reaction to a traumatic event that occurs outside the range of usual human experiences. In the books Prince of Tid ...

(13 pages) 65 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Effects of divorce on children

l from a lack of discipline from the father figure. Psychosomatic disorders can come from emotional trauma and mental stress which causes physical damage to the body. Lastly, divorce can be ove ...

(1 pages) 76 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


who have been victims of this can be scarred and traumatized for life. Some will suffer of intense psychological trauma or various disorders, others will be prone to prostitution or drug abuse and ma ... y in a person's life. Unfortunately, after reaching adulthood, it is quite hard to cure many of the psychological troubles that can follow sexual assault. A study shows that, "forty percent of sexual ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Disclosure Of Traumas

tral nervous system can directly influence the functioning of immune system. One example of this is psychological stress associated with exams, loneliness, and divorce which can lead to adverse immuno ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


tive process, feelings, memories, thoughts, and perceptions of the experiences can be separated off psychologically, allowing the person to function as if the trauma didn't happen. Dissociative ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


tive process, feelings, memories, thoughts, and perceptions of the experiences can be separated off psychologically, allowing the person to function as if the trauma didn't happen. Dissociative ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Investigation Paper: College Students with Trauma

the American soldiers who are brought home from this military adventure will be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. This type of anxiety disorder is often associated with war vetera ... or example, I never joined any war but I am suffering from PTSD. Anyone who has been exposed to any traumatic experience can be afflicted with PTSD. It is a serious anxiety disorder and the person who ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Childhood Sexual Abuse

se. Abuse that evolves slowly over years, gives the child a chance to develop defense mechanisms to psychologicaly shield himself. The authors state that abuse without warning causes trauma and when i ...

(7 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Land Mines

in harms way could end up with different disabilities. Some include loss of limbs, spinal injuries, psychological trauma, and death. In Cambodia, civilians will find and some times even make th ...

(2 pages) 632 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Effects of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

changes. In today?s fast paced world, there are many things that can cause stress. One situation is traumatic experiences.Traumatic experiences include being physically attacked, being in a serious ac ... bat, being sexually assaulted, and being in a fire or a disaster like hurricane or a tornado. These traumatic experiences can cause an extreme illness called Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Is Human Cloning Ethical?

ive and there is only a slim chance of success. Secondly, human cloning would lead to emotional and psychological trauma for the cloned child, who would soon find out that he is just a replica of some ... an body is not a product or a thing. It's a gift from God.Human cloning also presents emotional and psychological problems for the cloned child. In fact, the emotional problems could be disastrous. Th ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

A Differential Diagnosis of a Histrionic Personality Disorder.

al disruptions. In other words, a personality disorder arises in people who have experienced severe psychological trauma recently or in the past, and it is now starting to manifest itself in a physica ... ll leave them vulnerable and at a greater risk of being injured, whether physically, emotionally or psychologically.Sadock and Sadock (2003) suggest that for this disorder there are two main types of ...

(10 pages) 64 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

PTSD: Shortage of Services for Vets

PTSD is an anxiety disorder often found in soldiers who have experienced psychological trauma as a result of violent combat. 1 A traumatic event can include child abuse, a c ...

(9 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2009

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

Workplace Violence

abuse, pranks, arguments, property damage, vandalism, sabotage, pushing, theft, physical assaults, psychological trauma, anger-related incidents, arson and murder are all examples of workplace violen ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management


than the therapist and a family member may provoke reactions. It is valuable if the interpreter has psychological awareness as well as some basic knowledge about what a therapeutic process entails. It ... ms can be difficult to translate into lay language 19, especially if the patients do not understand psychological terms. Rates of misdiagnosis can be high without cross-cultural diagnostic methods 20. ...

(7 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Coping With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

EN/200November 19, 2009University of PhoenixMany people suffer from a mental disorder known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a condition that I need to solve. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD ... gh decreasing, the effects of a long deployment make every day a struggle.Gathering InformationPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a widespread condition, so there are many publications released pertain ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jan/2010

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

Suicide within the military

disorder is a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma. The psychological trauma's that may be included in a soldiers past may be war, ... f the trauma, increased anxiety and emotional arousal.Post-traumatic stress causes you to remain in psychological shock rather than taking sense in what happened and processing your emotions to get ou ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health