Essays Tagged: "Sleep deprivation"

Stress

a, prolonged exposure to cold, prolonged heavy exercise, infection, shock, decreased oxygen supply, sleep deprivation, pain, fright, and other emotional stresses" (2, 728). After the brain has detecte ...

(2 pages) 183 0 4.6 Jan/2003

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

Sleep Deprivation Or A Sleep Disturbance Disorder?

Antonio B. Carvalhais and Stephen E. Queen from the University of Connecticut conducted a study on Sleep Reduction In Night-Shift Workers: Is It Sleep Deprivation Or A Sleep Disturbance Disorder? It ... vation Or A Sleep Disturbance Disorder? It is observed that there is a tendency of reduction in the sleep length of night-shift workers. Researchers believed that workday sleep length is related to ti ...

(3 pages) 96 1 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Dream a little dream; of E.A. Poe. A bit about drinking, a bit about drugs, a bit about saddness, a bit about love.

Dream a Little DreamI succumb to the pains, to the vice that holds us all in its grip. Sleep; the universal addiction. A release from the burden of thinking my own thoughts, and the purga ... ... and such hunger. Demons Plage me in both worlds. Every fix but the last one is sadly temporary. Sleep is waking's retreat and waking sleep's. All I, all we, can hope to do is find a half way point ... find a half way point. A way to blur the line between the two worlds.Double nod. Perhaps I wasn't asleep after all. To the passing observer it was probably have been an adequate simulation, But it is ...

(3 pages) 24 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

How we dream....

sary function of the body. When we are robbed of our vital dreaming activity through things such as sleep deprivation, disturbances, and stress both people and animals become irritable and disoriented ... ams are the one thing that we have in common with everyone. For scientists dreams were guardians of sleep. It was believed that people had dreams in periods of light sleep or in the morning to keep th ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep DeprivationMany teenagers today stay out all night and still wake up early for either school o ... stay out all night and still wake up early for either school or work. Thus, we have the problem of sleep deprivation among the average teenager. Some stay up for work, communication, and entertainmen ... nt. Regardless of the cause, many teenagers have obtained a certain tolerance for running on little sleep.Work also can cause a loss of sleep because many teenagers get night shifts especially during ...

(2 pages) 64 0 1.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Teenage Sleep Deprivation

More and more teens are suffering from an easily cureable problem. Teenage sleep deprivation is a common issue many people face. The problem is that teenagers simply cannot wa ... early without enduring health problems. The reason is because of melatonin, a hormone that induces sleep and tells the body when to go to sleep. In teenagers, the melatonin does not appear until ten ... thirty to eleven thirty at night. Because of this later surge of melatonin, teenagers cannot fall asleep until later in the evening making it more difficult to get up for early classes. It may seem o ...

(4 pages) 95 3 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Solving A Problem

othered by the excessive noise at night though. For example, do you think it would be easy to fall asleep to barking dogs and loud partying neighbors that are up until about four o’clock in the m ... he morning?There are numerous reasons why these ear-splitting sounds should be unacceptable such as sleep deprivation. Not getting enough sleep can easily cause “reduced energy, greater difficult ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Abducted! Encounters With Aliens

m being a long distance bike rider and have most riders go through "a rolling experiment on stress, sleep deprivation, and mental breakdown." In Shermer experience with this he remembers like an ... now he his skeptical of alien abductees, but he's not saying all "alien abduction experiences were sleep deprived or undergoing extreme physical and mental stress." He believes that there is a ...

(1 pages) 680 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sleep Disorder

r Americans today. With computers and television they aren't getting the required amount of sleep. 24 hour stores and gyms don't help out the situation any. In fact, the average adult comes up ... don't help out the situation any. In fact, the average adult comes up 338 hours (two full weeks) of sleep short at the end of the year. This can lead to serious consequences. Americans need to do more ...

(3 pages) 35 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Review of Postnatal Health Care

, oral communication, 2 April) possible risk factors for this decrease in production are stress and sleep deprivation. Secondly, the mother was uncertain about how often she should breast feed. Whilst ... ay but demand feed during night time. Thirdly, the mother noted that the infant had a preference to sleep to one side. Whilst this condition has no definite risk factors, it may result in a deformed h ...

(12 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cause & Effect

Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deprivation In most causes the average adult needs between seven to eight hours of sleep per n ... per night. People who are well rested feel alert and do not have the urge to take a nap.What causes sleep deprivation? Excessive worry and depression is a main cause for sleep deprivation. Working at ... night or traveling between time zones also makes it very difficult to get in any kind of healthily sleep routine. A medical illness causing pain or difficulty breathing is a problem for many people.O ...

(1 pages) 57 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleep Vs EMT's

Lamberg, Lynne. The Journal of the American Medical Association, Long Hours, Little Sleep: Bad Medicine for Physicians-in-Training? January 16, 2002-Vol. 287, No. 3 This articl ... 2-Vol. 287, No. 3 This article discusses the amount of time physicians-in-training work and sleep. A nationwide study has been proposed to test the impact that lack of sleep may have on the fr ... frequency and severity of medical errors. The hypothesis states that long hours of work and little sleep jeopardize both the physicians' health and the safety of their patients. This study cam ...

(2 pages) 388 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Emtvssleep

Lamberg, Lynne. The Journal of the American Medical Association, Long Hours, Little Sleep: Bad Medicine for Physicians-in-Training? January 16, 2002-Vol. 287, No. 3 This articl ... 2-Vol. 287, No. 3 This article discusses the amount of time physicians-in-training work and sleep. A nationwide study has been proposed to test the impact that lack of sleep may have on the fr ... frequency and severity of medical errors. The hypothesis states that long hours of work and little sleep jeopardize both the physicians' health and the safety of their patients. This study cam ...

(2 pages) 331 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleep Deprivation Among High School Students

veys were distributed to various Milton High School students. The first survey tested the levels of sleep deprivation among the students, and the second determined whether the student was a morning or ... ent was a morning or an evening type. The results showed that none of the students surveyed got the sleep that they needed for the day nor were they a morning type.Sleep Deprivation "Late to B ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

School (lower the costs)

t this early start time for quite a while. The big problem with the early start time is the lack of sleep the students have. Sleep Deprivation can cause low test scores, tardiness, truancies, and slee ... t just involving school grades, but it can also cause students to have depressive feelings, erratic sleep behaviors, and daytime sleeping. In our proposal we will show statistics and tell facts about ...

(5 pages) 18 0 2.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Speech : How to Overcome Insomnia

Have you ever had a night that you woke up about three in the morning and could not go back to sleep? I have experienced those nights many of times. Sometimes even worse then that I have gotten i ... ere are many more for you to try.First question, what is insomnia exactly? It is a constant loss of sleep, causing severe sleep deprivation. There are three major categories of insomnia. First you hav ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The effects of sleep deprivation on the cognitive abilities of perception, judgment, reasoning and memory retention.

The necessity to sleep has always been a factor of our human lives, present as a part of our daily activities. This a ... nt of our births, until we die, behaving as fundamental requirement of regular human functionality. Sleep, by definition, is the natural periodic suspension of voluntary bodily functions and complete ... which the powers of the body are restored (Lexico Publishing Group, LLC.). The value and effect of sleep though, has not always been taken into consideration and analyzed. Only in the last century ha ...

(17 pages) 76 0 1.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Catcher In The Rye Essay

ion. His depression seems to escalate throughout the novel. For example, many nights he has trouble sleeping, he also is quite the alcoholic and a heavy smoker, he doesn’t feed his body with the ... g throughout The Catcher in the Rye. One of these prominent signs are the fact that he hardly every sleeps. It is known that sleep deprivation is one of the major signs of depression. Holden finds it ...

(6 pages) 3044 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sleep Deprivation,Disorders,and Drugs

I do not ever remember having any sleeping problems until around ten years ago when I had some medical issues occur. I was on heavy me ... I had some medical issues occur. I was on heavy medication for quite some time which made me quite sleepy most of the time. When it came time to stop taking the medication I found that I could no lon ... sleep on my own. To this day I find myself taking some kind of pain relief/pm medication to help me sleep. When I do not receive enough sleep for the night I tend to be easily annoyed, I get irritable ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleep Deprivation

Formal Informative OutlineSleeping DeprivationGeneral Purpose: To inform.Specific purpose: Sleep is a precious gift that allow ... health problem that can be more detrimental to their health than some forms of cancer. What is it? Sleep DeprivationPeople are losing sleep daily, in such a fashion that most have trouble staying awa ... t most have trouble staying awake during work, driving, or even in class.I have learned a lot about sleeping disorders during the past three years being in college, and I did additional research for t ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders