Essays Tagged: "major depression"


l assumptions made in regard to suicide. Most believesuicide to be caused by mental illness such as major depression or bipolar disorder.Another belief is that the emotional escalation leading to acti ... suicide attempt (Kunzman 1992).There are certain characteristics of the "act" of jail suicide. The majorcharacteristic which seems to be consistent in almost all cases is that the methodused is hangi ...

(5 pages) 176 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


nd adjustment reactions are all differententities, but in practice it is not always that clear-cut. Major depression, as defined bypsychiatrists, is unfortunately relatively common.What is depression? ... epression is prevalent between 5 and 20% of all people. About 10% of people over age 65 will have a major depressive episode. The incidence of depression is higher in women and in urban settings rathe ...

(12 pages) 430 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

a summary on the danger of depression, the symptoms, why teens get depression, and the treatment for depression.

because you're only a teenager once.First, there are two kinds of depression: The sad kind, called major depression, or dysthymia, and manic-depression or bipolar illness, when feeling down and depre ...

(3 pages) 212 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


ucation, the truth is, we all are targets.One form of depression that plaques our society is called major depression. Major Depression is a mood disorder characterized by extreme and persistent feelin ... red emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and physical functioning (Hockenbury & Hockenbury, 1998). Major Depression affects about 12 million American a year (Hockenbury & Hockenbury, 1998). Indiv ...

(3 pages) 107 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Mental health what it is about, an insight into the nursing care of a depressed patient.

oms are reflected in my patient Vera. There are a few several other different types of depression - major depression, minor depression, seasonal affective disorder, adjustment disorder with depressed ... eing isolated, often through bereavement. Some people can simply become bored with life. One of the major risk factors is social isolation".The signs and symptoms of a depressed geriatric patient as T ...

(5 pages) 266 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Industry of Lies - Planned Parenthood's Attempt To Ignore Facts of Science

emoved. It is not a baby.' Afterwards, the woman sees Life magazine and breaks down and goes into a major depression."--Psychologist Vincent Rue quoted in "Abortion Inc." David Kupelian & Jo Ann G ... enny Tyree, Carrie Gordon Earll - bioethics analyst for Focus on the Family - declared, "The Brenda Major study (Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, Aug. 2000) found that as time passed the women su ...

(9 pages) 95 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

FDR's New Deal Programs, Truman and his Fair Deal, Nixon and New Federalism and JFK's New Frontier

s, and how he is going to help to prevent these problems from occurring. He gained the trust of the majority, and kept that trust throughout his stay in the White House.The programs that FDR set forth ... Americans believe in the banking system, and use it correctly therefore we would not suffer from a major depression like we had already. Americans were no longer scared that they would lose all of th ...

(3 pages) 78 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Major depression: case study investigation.

INTRODUCTION.The following essay is a case study of a client named John who is suffering from major depression and was sent to see me for treatment by his concerned wife. I will provide brief ba ... client appeared to be an intelligent, executive type with a graduate degree, who reported no other major problem, except for the fact that he couldn't stick to a regular job and this is what appeared ...

(11 pages) 357 2 4.8 Nov/2005

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

Obesity and the Effects

ionship between depression and obesity. In a study that utilized a structured interview to diagnose major depression in a large sample of adults, obese women were likelier than non-obese women to have ...

(9 pages) 264 2 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Causes of Depression

Major depression disorder is defined in our textbook as a long lasting depressed mood that interfere ... depression.Biological factors such as the fluctuation of chemicals in the brain and genetics play a major role in depression. Research has found that the imbalances of neurotransmitters, serotonin and ...

(1 pages) 81 0 3.8 Dec/2006

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

Teen Depression

here are many problems that face our society. These problems have often affect many of our teens. A major issue with teens is depression.Depression endangers more teens each day because any and everyt ... girls smoke, this increased 27% in girls and 28% of boys since 1991. Furthermore, smoking promotes major depression, possibly through the impact of nicotine on youthful brains.This illustrates that p ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Exercise And Depression

a stressing or traumatic event in our lives. But ongoing depression, a period of suffering known as major depression, is another matter. Depression is the most common psychological problem in the Unit ... ommon psychological problem in the United States. Seventeen percent of Americans will suffer from a major depressive episode in their lifetime (Davidson, 1998). With the ever-increasing cost of health ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bipolar Disorders

lanations of its causes and treatment.Bipolar disorder is the third most common mood disorder after major depression and dysthymic disorder. It affects approximately 2.3 million American adults or 1.2 ... isorder. Lithium is also the primary drug used for long- term maintenance of bipolar disorder. In a majority of bipolar patients, it lessens the duration, frequency, and severity of the episodes of bo ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

PD/H/PE - Health Issues and Young People

hree main types of depression affecting young Australians. These are depressed mood; Dysthymia; and major depression - in order of significance.Depressed mood is when a person feels miserable and ofte ... ear despondent most of the time. This disorder often begins in adolescence and crosses the lifespan.Major Depression (Clinical Depression) is characterised by a severely depressed mood a that usually ...

(8 pages) 72 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


ring is unnecessary.Most people with a depressive illness do not seek treatment, although the great majority - even those whose depression is extremely severe - can be helped. Thanks to years of fruit ... e disorders come in different forms, just as is the case with other illnesses such as heart disease.Major depression is manifested by a combination of symptoms that interfere with the ability to work, ...

(17 pages) 117 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays


College would provide many positives for the college. We would like to focus on the benefits to the majority of your students which would be spectators and athletes. These include health benefits, soc ... Also, participating in a sport can increase one's level of self-esteem. "In selected patients with major depression, aerobic training can produce a substantial improvement in symptoms in a short time ...

(10 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Strikes for Higher Pay--1887

like for all of you, including myself, in the years of 1873-1877. The Wall Street crash triggered a major depression. Do you remember what those days were like; not too enjoyable were they? Over six t ...

(2 pages) 637 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


ndicate that between five and twelve percent of men and ten to twenty percent of women experience a major depression at some point in their lives, and among those, half undergo this ordeal more than o ...

(10 pages) 26 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Insanity Represented by Perkins and Faulkner

y one?s life, people can experience symptoms of depression but these symptoms are only temporary. A major depressive illness can last for months or years, and if untreated can be fatal. Major depressi ... t affects twice as many women compared to men, and it is the leading cause of medical disabilities (Major Depression).The symptoms of depression can take a long time to become noticeable to the person ...

(8 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Depression in The Catcher in the Rye

x, and taking over your behaviors. Holden goes through all these problems. But first, there are two major types of depression: major depression, the sad kind and manic depression, where you tend to be ... sad kind and manic depression, where you tend to be reckless and being speeded- up.The symptoms for major depression are frequent sadness and crying, hopelessness, decreased interest in activities, ha ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American