Essays Tagged: "Etiology"

The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis

more widely available. These two respiratory infections have many differences, which include their etiology, incidence and prevalence, and many similarities in their objective and subject indicators, ... d States over three million people are infected with pneumonia each year; five percent of which die.EtiologyThere are over 30 causes for pneumonia however there are 4 main causes which are bacterial, ...

(10 pages) 110 1 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diphtheriae)

ory and BackgroundNo bacterial disease of humans has been as successfully studied as diphtheria. Theetiology, mode of transmission, pathogenic mechanism and molecular basis of exotoxinstructure, funct ...

(9 pages) 68 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, including care, nursing diagnosis, signs and symptoms.

ed in impairment of either short-term or long-term memory or even both. It has a slow onset and its etiology is unknown, although many speculate that genetics may play a role as well as the decrease i ...

(3 pages) 296 2 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A brief description of the disease Sydenham's Chorea also called St. Vitus Dance.

o months. The movements are absent when the person is asleep and resume when they wake up. The true etiology of Sydenham's chorea is not known but it is considered to be triggered by a group A beta-he ...

(6 pages) 60 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lassa Fever an Epidemic

son has to be cured is if this disease is caught early on in the process and is immediately treated.Etiology The mastomys rodents shed this virus in there urine and in their droppings. It is tr ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Erectyle dysfunction

millions of men throughout the world. There are many causes and contributions to the etiology of ED. Other than organically caused erection difficulties, anxiety is most commonly associ ...

(10 pages) 129 3 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Etiology of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)Cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) of depression is ...

(30 pages) 1101 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Delirium and its effects in patients

l's husband is deceased so she lives alone. This article mainly discusses key factors in the etiology and progression of delirium, dementia, and depression. The whole article deals with the str ...

(6 pages) 64 1 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pathology and Therapy

BehaviorAbnormal behavior is viewed as a diseaseDiagnosis - distinguishing one illness from anotherEtiology - how the illness is caused and how it developsPrognosis - a forecast about what course the ...

(6 pages) 176 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Diabetes Mellitus

he leading cause of heart disease, stroke, adult blindness, and nontraumatic lower limb amputations.Etiology and PathophysiologyCurrent theories link the cause of diabetes, singly or in combination, t ... lly, it is seen in people with a lean body type, although it can occur in people who are overweight.Etiology and PathophysiologyType I diabetes results from progressive destruction of pancreatic B cel ...

(22 pages) 228 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Homosexual Families

ot in New York, homosexuality was a taboo subject. Research concerning homosexuality emphasized the etiology, treatment, and psychological adjustment of homosexuals. Times have changed since 1969. Hom ...

(11 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Review: "Drunk Monkeys" (Author: Small, Meredith).

is question we might be able to study the alcohol habits of the rhesus monkey and compare it to the etiology of human alcoholism.The first section of the article summarizes that future alcoholism in h ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Etiology of Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

IntroductionThe quest to define the true etiology of a PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorder) has been a long winding road of various theorie ... ve view of their etiologies and conclude with the presentation of a unifying hypothesis on the true etiology of PDDs as a whole.The Disorders.With most developmental disorders, an individual simply po ... has been based primarilyAutism is not the only PDD, but its symptoms are so broad in range that its etiology would be very similar to the etiology of almost all others in this category of disorder. Mo ...

(5 pages) 60 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Are eating disorders psychological or caltural problems?

tions of the different types of eating disorders i.e. anorexia nervosa and bulimia. It will provide etiology of the different types of eating disorders according to the different psychology school of ... ders may be recognizable in different populations, there is strong evidence that the definition and etiology of these symptoms are culturally influenced. "In other words, health and illness can not be ...

(7 pages) 187 3 4.1 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Detailed Explanation of Gynecomastia

en and estrogen levels. The normal ratio of the two hormones in plasma is approximately 100:1. "The etiology of gynecomastia in patients with a known documented cause appears to be related to increase ...

(8 pages) 39 0 4.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Common Cold or Rhinitis

A. EtiologyAcute viral rhinitis is one of the infectious disorders in the upper respiratory tract.It is ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dependent Personality Disorder: According to the Biopsychosocial Theory

t or indirect result of biological, psychological, and social factors. According to the theory, the etiology for DPD is a result of biological, psychological, and sociocultural dynamics.The signs of t ... e twin study performed by Nigg and Goldsmith is evidence that some biological factors influence the etiology of developing DPD.It is believed that past traumas and cognitions may be causes for develop ...

(6 pages) 75 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Validity and Etiology of Dissociative Identity Disorder

oses. Psychologists debate over its very existence as a legitimate condition as well as whether its etiology is based on a posttraumatic model or a sociocognitive model, both of which hold value as a ... rdon; van Dyck, 2003).Dissociative Identity Disorder has had many models derived as to describe its etiology, but the main two that remain prevalent are the posttraumatic model and the sociocognitive ...

(9 pages) 62 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders


social interaction, communication, interests, imagination and activities.[2] The causes, symptoms, etiology, treatment, and other issues are controversial.Autism manifests itself "before the age of t ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.9 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Jane Goodall

ding, reading, and photography (Online, Gale net). And though she didn't know the first thing about etiology, which is the study of animal behavior, or zoology, that didn't seem to faze her. At the ag ...

(3 pages) 8 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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