Essays Tagged: "Anxiety disorder"

POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

d with children who are victims of sexual assault.Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is classified as an anxiety disorder under the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders (DSM-III). The diagnoses f ... o protect themselves by avoiding traumatic encounters. They also have the ability to suppress their anxiety when it becomes difficult to cope with. Because children do not have this ability any earlie ...

(2 pages) 182 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

d with children who are victims of sexual assault.Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is classified as an anxiety disorder under the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders (DSM-III). The diagnoses f ... o protect themselves by avoiding traumatic encounters. They also have the ability to suppress their anxiety when it becomes difficult to cope with. Because children do not have this ability any earlie ...

(6 pages) 201 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Treatments for OCD(obsessive compulsion dissorder).

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a neurological Anxiety Disorder that iscaused by an imbalance of Serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter which i ... atient learns to become less and less afraid and anxious by their fears and learn how to handle the anxiety on a day-to-day basis. One of the many beneficial reasons to use CBT is because this offers ...

(2 pages) 156 2 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Glossophobia.

Glossophobia is considered a social phobia and may be linked to or sometimes precede a more severe anxiety disorder.I consider myself to have this fear of speech. When I stand up in front of a classr ... to talk about their fear of being in front of a group. Called by many names - stage fright, speech anxiety, shyness, fear of speaking, performance anxiety, and speech phobia - fear of public speaking ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Choose one anxiety disorder, and evaluate the types of treatment used, and their effectiveness.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, is a frightening anxiety disorder, and before we attempt to look at the types of treatments used, and their effective ... nd the disorder.As its name suggests, in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the profound sense of anxiety is reflected in obsessions, and compulsions. Obsessions are recurrent thoughts, or images th ... at their behaviours are senseless, yet, if prevented from engaging in them, they experience intense anxiety, which is reduced when the compulsive ritual is carried out Hodgson & Rachman (1972).Com ...

(9 pages) 204 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Anxiety Disorder

Everyone has anxiety. It is a natural part of life. However, when it reaches the level where it disrupts your lif ... f life. However, when it reaches the level where it disrupts your lifestyle it becomes a disorder. "Anxiety disorders are illnesses that fill peoples lives with overwhelming anxiety and fear that are ... asset author of "From Panic to Power." In the United States today, 19 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders making it the most common mental illness.What causes anxiety disorder? Anxiety dis ...

(6 pages) 404 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

A look at adolescent anxiety

For most individuals mild anxiety is a frequent occurrence. Human beings experience anxiety in a variety of ways and in variou ... ny other imaginable situation. The difference between a person who experiences routine stress (mild anxiety) and one who is diagnosable with anxiety or an anxiety disorder is the degree to which the p ... s the degree to which the person is anxious. According to the United States Mental Health Services, anxiety disorders are the most common or frequently occurring mental disorders. Despite this fact, a ...

(9 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

American suffer obsessive-compulsive disorder an anxiety disorder obsessional thoughts a compulsive

uffer from OCD, which can disrupt academic, social and professional progress. OCD is defined as "an anxiety disorder because people with OCD experience anxiety as a result of their obsessional thought ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Outline and explain some theories and treatments of Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

theories and treatments of Obsessive-compulsive disorder.Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is notoriously difficult to treat. It is thought that around 2% of the populat ... bsessions and compulsions through reinforcement, as a way to avoid feelings of distress by reducing anxiety. When anxiety is reduced the behaviour has rewarded the patient and so the behaviour will co ...

(7 pages) 177 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Ocd

Obsessive compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder that involves characteristics such as obsessions or compulsions. To be diagnosed wi ... washing their hands with soap. The reason people act obsessive compulsive is so they can reduce the anxiety or distress.It has been assumed that 3.3 million Americans are currently suffering from obse ... OCD. Psychotherapy may occur on an individual basis or in a group setting, which is used to reduce anxiety, resolve inner conflicts, and provide effective ways of reducing stress. Cognitive therapies ...

(1 pages) 84 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Evidence Based Practice in Mental Health Nursing

psychological disorders encountered within mental health and general medical settings is that of an anxiety disorder (Dattilio & Kendall 2000). Research has indicated that people with learning dis ... al population (Hassiotis et al 2000) consequently it could be hypothesised that prevalence rates of anxiety disorders are similar if not greater within the learning disabled population. Professional l ...

(13 pages) 476 0 3.9 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Catcher In The Rye

suffers from a nervous breakdown and falls into a state of depression He has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. As his psychoanalyst, there are several ways that could help Holden regain his men ... ere he can have the most support from his family. Moreover, he needs social interaction to heal his anxiety disorder so he needs to be placed in a school. Lastly, Holden can be put on medication to su ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Paxil

etine) on two groups of volunteer subjects that were diagnosed with social phobia. Social phobia or anxiety disorder is a major fear of being embarrassed in a social settings or performance situation ... selective seratonin reuptake that helps correct the chemical imbalance that associated with social anxiety.In this research I predict that paxil's effectiveness lies in subjects belief in the treatme ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Investigation Paper: College Students with Trauma

this military adventure will be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. This type of anxiety disorder is often associated with war veterans but other people out there, who never joined ... Anyone who has been exposed to any traumatic experience can be afflicted with PTSD. It is a serious anxiety disorder and the person who has this illness knows that the traumatic event will be relived ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

INTRO Everyone feels anxious or uneasy from time to time.

st a dark alley… your palms sweat, you feel shaky, and your heart pounds. However, when your anxiety is so serious that to handle it you must rearrange your life then you may be suffering from ... ryday situations so uncomfortable that you avoid them entirely. Or, you may experience instances of anxiety that are so terrifying and intense that you may be immobilized with fear. Phobic disorder is ...

(8 pages) 699 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Post Traumatic Stress disorder

ychological Association gave it a formal name (Bayes, 1998, History, 1). P.T.S.D. is defined as ?an anxiety disorder in which fear and related symptoms continue to be experienced long after a traumati ... houghts or nightmares about the event, having trouble sleeping or changes in appetite, experiencing anxiety and fear, especially when exposed to events or situations reminiscent of the trauma, being o ...

(6 pages) 109 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

St John's Wort (hypericum perforatum)

clusive in finding a definite answer of St. John's Wort effectiveness on medical conditions such as anxiety disorder, atopic dermatitis, obsessive-compulsive disorder, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), due ... to overmedication, and has the possibility of increasing unwanted effects like nausea, headache and anxiety. It is also important to note that St. John's Wort is not to be used while the patient is us ...

(4 pages) 1519 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Overview and notations.MENTAL ILLNESSES SUMMARYARY REPORT

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Posttraumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder. It occurs when a person have experienced a traumatic event. A trauma is a horrifyi ... helps family members understand what the client is going though.Medications help with depression or anxiety but didn't help with the cause of PTSD.It's also important to reach out to others for suppor ... others for support, avoid drug and alcohol, find things you can do to cope with symptoms and reduce anxiety and fear.Conclusion:Posttraumatic stress disorder is a mental illness that can affect client ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Psychiatric Disorders, Diseases, and Drugs

ble to lead an ordinary life. In this paper, you will learn about schizophrenia, depression, mania, anxiety disorder, and Tourette Syndrome, and any treatment through medication that helps a patient l ... uicide risk, addiction, sexual dysfunction, motor problems, gastrointestinal problems, obesity, and anxiety (Pinel, 2007). The rates of success vary in drug but it has been shown to reduce the rates o ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders