Essays Tagged: "paralysis"

What is the disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclrosis?

tion, they too eventually shrink and die. The victim progressively weakens to the point of complete paralysis of all voluntary muscles and some involuntary muscles, such as breathing and swallowing, a ... as Myotrophin is being tested as well by the FDA and may be the first drug to slow the progress of paralysis. Because Myotrophin acts differently than Riluzole, they, hopefully, can be used in synch ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Psychoanalysis and Freud

s with physical symptoms that occurred in a completely healthy physical body--such as a numbness or paralysis of a limb or a loss of voice or a blindness--could be caused by unconscious wishes or forg ...

(9 pages) 675 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The religious symbolisms in The Sisters, by James Joyce.

of [his] country and [he] chose Dublin for the scene because the city seemed to [b]e the center of paralysis". True to his goal, each of the fifteen stories composing Dubliners are tales of disappoin ... gious imageries and symbolisms, examining Father Flynn's character, and broadening out on Ireland's paralysis.The whole story focuses on the religion. Let's have a look at this theme by presenting the ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The psychodynamics of organizational change in the work place

different dynamic of the larger group requires new insights and approaches; or there are dangers of paralysis and disengagement which may causes the discrediting of the whole change process.Change pro ...

(9 pages) 250 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The American Talk Show.

ite series quickly became accompanied with visions. Thus television - bringing with it its gifts of paralysis- initiated the notorious couch potato behavior. This became the newest factor, encouraging ...

(6 pages) 78 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The atmosphere and setting in James Joyce's "Araby".

Convinced that the Dublin of the 1900's was a center of spiri-tual paralysis, James Joyce loosely but thematically tied together hisstories in Dubliners by means of th ... ad past, the spiritual and intellectual stagnation of the present.Into this atmosphere of spiritual paralysis the boy bears, withblind hopes and romantic dreams, his encounter with first love. In thef ...

(3 pages) 224 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

DNA and RNA: Viruses.

e with the wasted legs characteristic of poliomyelitis, or polio, a viral disease that often causes paralysis of the limbs. Smallpox causes scars that can still be seen on the mummy of Ramses 5th, who ... ah Virus:1998 - Malaysia: Encephalitis myelitis caused headache, nausea, impaired consciousness and paralysis.Type 1 Human ImmunoDeficiency Virus:1983 - United States: AIDS caused opportunistic infect ...

(24 pages) 142 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Discusses the symptoms, possible treatments and famous cases of ALS.

he loss of these motor neurons causes the muscles under control to weaken and waste away leading to paralysis. ALS reveals itself in different ways depending on which muscles weaken first.ALS is chara ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A brief biography of Emily Dickinson, including her education and trial and tribulations throughout her life.

iefs - to notice what we do..." Edward Dickinson died in 1874. A year later Emily's mother suffered paralysis and became an invalid for the rest of her life. Emily took care of her mother and they for ...

(1 pages) 55 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


Coma. Paralysis. Inoperable cancer. Alzheimer's disease. Permanent brain damage. Severely handicapped newb ...

(3 pages) 380 11 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The industry of southeast asia.

Indonesia had a persistent social and political instability which in May 1998 led to total economic paralysis. Indonesia still has not recovered since the fall of Suharto. After Indonesia in terms of ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Paper on Cerebral Palsy

lsyCerebral PalsyWhat is Cerebral Palsy? According to Perlstein it is a "term used to designate any paralysis, weakness, in coordination, or functional aberration of the motor system resulting from br ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Reasons behind Salem Witch Accusations-bibliography included lucky reader

by K. Holmes, " Late stage signs and symptoms include not being able tocoordinate muscle movements, paralysis, numbness, gradual blindness and dementia," ( K. Holmes, pg. 1).Thisshows that Abigail was ...

(2 pages) 26 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay describes in depth first-aid and the branches of it. If sources are needed email me.

Improperly moving a person with a neck injury, for example, can lead to permanent spinal injury and paralysis.Despite the variety of injuries possible, several principles of first aid apply to all eme ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ries are generally unhappy tales that form a chronicle of lost innocence, missed opportunities, and paralysis which is always depicted as moral and physical paralysis. Joyce said that in Dubliners his ... history of my country and I chose Dublin for the scene because that city seemed to me the centre of paralysis".(11, james joyce and the common readr) The 15 stories which make up the collection are st ...

(10 pages) 96 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A creative essay on sleep and a deep explination of one of my dreams

l me, "Time to get up," will I move. I think I move then because they wake me up from this peculiar paralysis.I find that dreams can be anything you want or don't want to think about. Like many people ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Erasing the Lines

an anaerobic bacterium. This poison grows on contaminated food and when ingested can cause serious paralysis of the muscles. An injectable form of the sterile, purified Botulinum toxin is administere ...

(3 pages) 104 2 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


es cause polio. In serious cases Polio attacks the spinal cord and brain stem and eventually causes paralysis. In Polio the muscular, brain and nervous systems are affected, and is spread by contamina ... he patient to variations in air pressure. The iron lung gave some hope of survival to patients with paralysis of the diaphragm, and it also was effective in treating acute cases of respiratory paralys ...

(2 pages) 50 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Compare and contrast Joyce's 'Araby' and 'Eveline'. Comment on the writer's effectiveness.

n Eveline's decision to leave and her desires to stay shows only at the end when she is frozen with paralysis and the story ends on this, "She set her white face to him, passive, like a helpless anima ... "Brown imperturbable faces". To me it means that the houses are actually people with faces and that paralysis is hinted here as the houses are still, meaning the faces are also. Another example in 'Ar ...

(7 pages) 2236 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and contrast the two main figures of the European history of the 19th century: Napoleon III and Bismarck

es exceeded his society's ability to absorb them. The legacy Napoleon left for France was strategic paralysis; the legacy the Bismarck left for Germany was unassimilable greatness"(statement made by H ...

(8 pages) 72 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History