Essays Tagged: "Jamison"

This research paper discusses the link between creativity and mood disorders.

dequate. To fill this investigative void, Ruth Richards and Dennis Kinney, Nancy Andreasen, and Kay Jamison developed studies to examine the link between creativity and mood disorders more completely ... ell, Sylvia Plath, Theodore Roethke, and Anne Sexton were all hospitalized for mania or depression (Jamison, 1995). Jamison notes that "a high number of established artists- far more than can be expec ...

(5 pages) 155 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Saving a Life from Suicide

timated that 80% of people, who died of suicide, mentioned it to a friend or relative before dying (Jamison 10).Tammy fell into the 15 to 19 year old category, which put her at higher risk to commit s ... ntion. "Suicide Frequently Asked Questions." 16 November1999., Kay Redfeild. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide. New York: Random, 1999.Lester, David ...

(4 pages) 57 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

U.S. Obesity.

nited States of America has an obesity rate of 65%, which is 22% higher than the rest of the world (Jamison). This striking statistic is mainly due to the overall way of life of Americans compared to ... erson in meters (kg/m"). Obese, as defined by Dr James Geoff, is having a BMI of 30 kg/m".Dr. Karle Jamison of the United States Department of Health and Human Services emphasizes that the United Stat ...

(5 pages) 194 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

How Others See Me

for state-of-the-art medical research.My strongest professional reference will be from Professor H. Jamison in the Department of Medical Science, my supervisor during summer internships and the coordi ... coordinator of my independent research program. In both my personal and professional endeavors, Dr. Jamison is an inspiring role model. With his encouragement, I will fully develop my academic potenti ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Mental Illness: Public Perception

enial, lack of means or fear of what people might think or what an employer might do" (Grayson).Kay Jamison, in her article "The Many Stigmas of Mental Illness," argues that society's stigmas placed o ... igmas placed on those suffering from mental illnesses "is engrained in deep and ancient attitudes" (Jamison). However, these stigmas come not only from society but also those people who suffer from me ...

(6 pages) 120 0 4.6 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Post-Mortem Sperm Collection: Case # 77

, he did not give prior consent, and should this child be conceived to a single mother.Mr. and Mrs. Jamison were married and decided that time was right for them to start a family. They attempted to c ... artificial insemination for the couple, but tragically, before they could take that next step, Mr. Jamison was killed in an accident. Society sees artificial insemination between a married man and wo ...

(4 pages) 2440 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Bipolar I Disorder: A Cycle of Mania and Suicidal Depression

Cycle of Mania and Suicidal DepressionAn Unquiet Mind: A memoir of Moods and Madness, Kay Redfield Jamison (1995) gives a clear look into her experience with bipolar I disorder; the wonders and traum ... of a mind subjected to the whitest manias, blackest depressions, and every combination in between. Jamison writes a courageous autobiography from a dual perspective, patient and clinical psychologist ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders