Essays Tagged: "mental stress"

Huntington's Disease

ill starve theneurons (brain cells), and sometimes make them work harder than usual,causing extreme mental stress. The result is jerky, random, uncontrollable,rapid movement such as grimacing of the f ...

(4 pages) 88 1 2.6 Jul/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ble members such as children and the elderly are being forced onto the streets . The effects of the mental stress of balancing multiple roles, the physical wear and tear of overwork, and the psycholog ...

(2 pages) 679 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Definition of stress.

of stress is that it is negative and can be categorised into two major groups; physical stress and mental stress. Within these categories the word stress is used as a condition, minor irritation, and ... nses (stress). Hayward neglects to acknowledge that stress has a positive role, both physically and mentally, and is part of a healthy life, providing that it is not in excess. He concludes by saying, ...

(10 pages) 287 2 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Lizzie Borden...Criminal Mastermind or Insanely Innocent? - And article examining the Lizzie Borden Case as a legal prosecution.

I the prosecutor will now provide the evidence which will convince the jury that Miss Borden is not mentally insane, as Carter has shown with her evidential works, but is in fact a cunning criminal wh ... et us begin.Beginning with the early years, Mrs. Borden was thrust into a life of material objects, mental stress, and a troubled family life that ultimately led to the murder of her parents. Carter's ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases


art practiced by many different cultures, and is also the most efficient way to remove physical and mental stress. Yoga is a way to focus and balance your mind and body. It settles the nerves and help ... ge their lives with greater ease and joy. In most ways yoga is a form of meditation. Mediation is a mental discipline of focusing the mind upon one thing or activity, the purpose of which is to develo ...

(5 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


of stress is that it is negative and can be categorized into two major groups; physical stress and mental stress. The word stress is derived from the Latin verb stringo, meaning to draw tight, graze ... at stress is well-balanced because excessive amounts of stress have a negative impact on health and mental status. Even in the recent past, the stress of completing the annual senior project has been ...

(4 pages) 39 1 4.3 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Abducted! Encounters With Aliens

bike rider and have most riders go through "a rolling experiment on stress, sleep deprivation, and mental breakdown." In Shermer experience with this he remembers like any other memory when his ... not saying all "alien abduction experiences were sleep deprived or undergoing extreme physical and mental stress." He believes that there is a possibility that aliens are traveling thousands of ...

(1 pages) 950 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Risks vs Planning

t circumstances. Therefore, being prepared can let an individual live life peacefully and avoid the mental stress involved in being unprepared.By analyzing the possibilities that one may succeed, one ...

(2 pages) 590 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nuclear Meltdown

loped in the regions of contamination are, anxiety, depression, helplessness and despair, and other mental stress symptoms. The total amount spent on the relocating and the clean up of the explosion c ...

(2 pages) 569 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Thematic Analysis of For Whom the Bell Tolls

he can.The hardship that is faced by soldiers extends to not only physical injury but also grueling mental stress. On the battlefield, one can die at second, so as a result, many soldiers constantly f ... ional stress that the characters in For Whom the Bell Tolls face, Hemmingway reveals another taxing mental aspect of war: loss of innocence. All of the character lose either their physical or emotiona ...

(3 pages) 17 0 2.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Biography of General Henry Knox

am Knox was a shipmaster that traded among the West Indies. He suffered from money difficulties and mental stress, passing away at the age of fifty. Because of this, Henry gave up school and became th ...

(6 pages) 1910 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Dance and Safety

high physical demand on dancers the resultant functional disability in dancers is significant. The mental stress involved in coping with injuries can never be accurately measured. Many dancers tend t ... dance injuries. Inappropriate or ill-maintained dance floors, an unconditioned body and low environmental temperatures may also play a role. Recognition and diagnosis of these injuries are often dela ...

(5 pages) 1402 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts