Essays Tagged: "Symptom"

Huntington's disease

ion and depression. It also may cause atrophy of the caudate nucleus, a part of the brain. However, symptoms vary between individuals, with some sufferers showing symptoms that others do not. Those su ... ng symptoms that others do not. Those suffering from Huntington's disease normally begin displaying symptoms between the ages of 30 and 50, but has been known to show itself in people as young as two ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The essay is about the mental diorder, schizophrenia. Including who first discovered the illness, theories on what causes it, symptoms, treatment, and history of schizophrenia.

affective and cognitive functioning, which are heavily affected by schizophrenia (Dementia...).The symptoms of schizophrenia are generally divided into three categories, including positive, disorgani ... ophrenia are generally divided into three categories, including positive, disorganized and negative symptoms. Any given individual with schizophrenia may have one or more of its major symptoms, yet th ...

(8 pages) 385 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Alcoholism: the symptoms and effects of the disease.

An Alcoholic is defined as someone who shows three of the seven symptoms of alcoholism within a twelve month period. In most cases of alcoholism, the person has a f ... itis, central and peripheral nervous system damage. An alcoholic is someone who shows three or more symptoms of alcoholism and usually has suffered from some of the long and short-term effects of bein ... coholic.To be clinically defined as an alcoholic you must have suffered from three out of the seven symptoms of an alcoholic within a twelve month period. The first of the seven symptoms is the most c ...

(4 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This is a journal essay i did in psychology on adolescent depression and risk factors.

en and teenagers are because "children are not always able to express how they feel." Sometimes the symptoms of mood disorders take on different forms in children than in adults. Being a teenager is a ... also a time of rebellion and experimentation observed that the "challenge is to identify depressive symptoms which may be superimposed on the backdrop of a more transient, but expected, developmental ...

(3 pages) 141 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

A brief description of cardiac myxomas and the anesthetic implications for anestesia providers. Some of the formatting of this paper has been lost....the superscripts for references lost their format.

ccur if the tumor prolapses through the valve and prevents proper valve closure.7 Many of the other symptoms are vague and some patients may not experience ANY symptoms.4 Possible symptoms include:1,2 ... ptoms.4 Possible symptoms include:1,2,4,5,6Approximately 30-50% of patients experience non-specific symptoms including:1,2,4,5,6,7,9,12,13Low-grade fever, malaise, weight loss, joint pain, Raynaud phe ...

(8 pages) 56 0 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The causes, treatment and future prevention of schizophrenia

g released from a treatment facility. (Davison, 288) Society must be better educated concerning the symptoms and causes of schizophrenia to ensure early detection of cases and to curb misunderstanding ... y of factors that lead to the disease. The particular causes of the disease related directly to the symptoms the patient will have making it imperative to put more money towards finding causes so we c ...

(5 pages) 117 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Health psych - CFS and Fm (chronic fatigue syndrome and Fibromyalgia)

ng success.CFS has been thought of as a variant of the more serious FM .CFS and FM share these same symptoms: recurrent low grade fever swollen glands, sore throat, forgetfulness, confusion, inability ... forgetfulness, confusion, inability to think /concentrate, depression and irritability. Additional symptoms of FM not found in CFS are: chronic and or acute pain in neck shoulders and back and hip, m ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Health Essay on Alzheimers

ic nor caused by any known bacteria and is not stimulated by our surroundings either.There are many symptoms of this disease. The symptoms of this ailment can vary from a slight disability of remember ... light disability of remembering were they put they're toothbrush to paralization or even death. The symptoms increase over time in severity and cause major mood swings, amnesia, hallucinations, and fo ...

(2 pages) 85 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The differentiate between sadness and clinical depression - 3 differences between the two concepts.

not be. The textbook definition of clinical depression is 'a change in mood along with a cluster of symptoms'. These symptoms are emotional, cognitive, somatic, and behavioral.For example, we all will ... rent from 'normal' sadness. The Associating Features- the change in mood may come with a cluster of symptoms, and History- the mood change may be preceded by a history of past hyperactivity and/or ela ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.4 Jun/2004

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

Fibromyalgia

his disease however; there has been no one agent that has been identified in causing Fibromyalgia.* Symptoms of FibromyalgiaPeople with Fibromyalgia experience multiple symptoms which include extreme ... he patient feel worse. Muscle pain and morning stiffness are also associated to this disease. Other symptoms linked to this disease are jaw pain, numbness and tingling of the extremities, skin sensiti ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bipolar Disorder and It's Effects.

olar disorder is a disease that affects over 2 million adults and late teens. It has many different symptoms and takes place over a long period of time. However it is treatable and a person who has Bi ... t least two thirds of the people with Bipolar disorder have one close relative with it. Some symptoms of the manic episodes are extra energy, activity, and restlessness, being in a overly good, ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

General Overview of Schizophrenia.

ized speech, and a flat personality. The next type of schizophrenia is catatonic schizophrenia. The symptoms of this are usually extremely strange behavior and lack of or too much movement. Undifferen ... lly extremely strange behavior and lack of or too much movement. Undifferentiated schizophrenia has symptoms of many types of schizophrenia, but not enough to be any of those types. Next, residual sch ...

(2 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Hyperactivity...a major problem?

n are sick or influenced by food and/or airborne chemicals, their brain function is compromised and symptoms include disturbances of sensing, feeling, remembering and acting. Their learning is impaire ... is moved from the hyperactivity end of the spectrum toward a schizophrenia-like state.The Physical SymptomsThe most common symptoms are allergic shiners (dark circles under the eyes) and stuffy nose. ...

(5 pages) 35 1 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Depression

are major depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder.Major depression consists of a combination of symptoms. These symptoms interfere with their ability to eat, sleep, work, and just functioning norm ... fetime. Dysthymia, on the other hand, is a less severe type of depression. It consists of long-term symptoms that keep you from doing things at full potential or from feeling good about yourself and w ...

(3 pages) 13 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Depression

avior expiramentaion. There is a lot of emotion turmiol in those years. Most parents do not see the symptoms in their children. Some of the symptoms that parents miss sadness. Kids who are depressed o ... e children often face. Kids have most likely thought as sucide as the only anser to their problems. Symptoms of this disorder are kids are ofen very irritible andthis often leads to aggressive behavio ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Imagine staying in the same statue position for days at

a does occur more in males but many people with schizophrenia have no family history of the illness.Symptoms and signs of schizophrenia are widely varied and they include the entire range of human men ... of schizophrenia are widely varied and they include the entire range of human mental activity. The symptoms are most commonly associated with the illness are called positive symptoms. They denote the ...

(3 pages) 877 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Adolescent Depression

scents is since "children are not always intelligent to articulate how they feel." Occasionally the symptoms of mood disorders take on dissimilar forms in children than in adults. Moreover, adolescenc ... volt and carrying out tests. McCarthy (2008) observed that the "confront is to recognize depressive symptomatology which may be place over on the backdrop of a more passing, but expected, developmenta ...

(8 pages) 60 1 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

ADHD

disability that has increased in social popularity over the past decade. I will discuss the causes, symptoms, and interventions of ADHD.Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most common beha ... vity disorder is the most common behavior disorder in children and teens. ADHD refers to a group of symptoms that begin in early childhood and can continue into adulthood. It can cause difficulties at ...

(2 pages) 40 2 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Effect of Music Therapy on Schizophrenia

entation of thoughts.The effects of different methods of music therapy on the reduction of negative symptoms for populations with schizophrenia or severe psychoses have only been in a few studies. Wen ... music therapy.Wen-Ying et al. (1998) studied the effects of music therapy in reducing the negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Patients received three months of music therapy. They found participants ...

(10 pages) 25 0 4.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Discuss the factors thought to underline schizophrenia

made. It is however known, that schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterised by a wide range of symptoms to include positive symptoms, such as hallucinations, disorganised thoughts and behaviours. ... toms, such as hallucinations, disorganised thoughts and behaviours. There are also several negative symptoms, such as social and emotional withdraw, alogia and avolition (Gross, 2005.). Schizophrenia ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders