Essays Tagged: "physical health"

Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health?

Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health?Recreational use of marijuana has been going on for manyyears, and like cigarettes m ... terious plant.In this paper, the researcher will explore whether or notmarijuana is harmful to your physical health. It will be shownthat marijuana is popular and that many people may not know whatthe ...

(5 pages) 175 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hazing Essay for Law. This essay discusses the issues and concerns that all deal with initiation.

eryone thinks of it in the same way. Hazing can be defined as "any act that endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student, or that destroys or removes public or private property, for ... mmon occurrence among those hazed was depression, which often included anger, and if the hazing was physical, the victim may suffer internal bruising and pain. Not all hazing has such serious penaltie ...

(6 pages) 201 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Diseases as a Reflection of the Psyche

connection between mental state anddisease.The belief that there is a connection betweenmental and physical health is apparent in the article.It signifies that if a person is in a positive frame ofmi ... icle.It signifies that if a person is in a positive frame ofmind, active and content, then they are physicallyhealthy and have the ability to ward off manyillnesses. However, in the event the person i ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/1992

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Elderly Drivers.

oblems with the elderly today are that their reflexes react slower, they are hearing impaired, or a physical health change can be a big problem. Research has shown everyone ages differently and growin ... oes not necessarily mean a person becomes a safety hazard on the road. Much depends on the person's physical and mental health as the years pass. Because people age differently there should be certain ...

(2 pages) 146 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Mind Body Medicine.

d in the hospital and we immediately relive that pain. How is it that some of the more stronger and physically fit individuals shutter at the thought of a needle while others, albeit a select, can lay ... cine is an approach to healing that uses the power of thoughts and emotions to positively influence physical health. It has been established that laughter raises endorphins in the body which in turn a ...

(11 pages) 300 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What Kind of a Disease is Alcoholism, the symptoms, how it progress and where it comes

happen after a month or years of drinking. Alcoholism is characterized by craving, loss of control, physical dependence, and tolerance. It is a disease that gets worse the more the person keeps drinki ... he person keeps drinking. Without treatment by trained people, it can destroy a person's mental and physical health and lead to death. ("Alcoholism: Getting the Facts")."Alcoholism is a disease of the ...

(4 pages) 150 5 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This is the biography and prognosis of a fictional character named Eddie.

Our first subject is Eddie. Eddie is a 19-year-old white male with superior physical health and the emotional level of a six year old.Regardless of obvious progress, the patien ...

(1 pages) 21 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Iodine-Source and Daily Requirement.

mineral is kelp. Iodine helps to metabolize excess fat and it is very important for both mental and physical health. Iodine is an essential part of the hormones produced by the thyroid gland, Thyroid ...

(2 pages) 49 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Effects of Guilt in Crime and Punishment

to confess. Through Raskolnikov, Dostoevsky bestows on the reader how guilt destroys Raskolnikov's physical and mental well being, which, in time, leads to complete alienation from society. Wh ... eads to complete alienation from society. When one suffers with a great deal of guilt, their physical health quickly deteriorates. Raskolnikov's physical suffering begins shortly after the murd ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Outline and evaluate attempts at defining psychological abnormality

fining abnormality is the deviation from ideal mental health approach. This likens mental health to physical health. Jahoda (1958) suggests that there is a criterion of positive mental health, and if ...

(3 pages) 72 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Critique Essay: Cosmetic Surgery and Individual Identity

entury United States. For those surgeons who perform cosmetic surgery, the relationship between the physical face and the construction of individual identity has always been and continues to be centra ... surgeons, often known as "beauty doctors," argue that well-being is dependent on mental as well as physical health, thus justifying their thoughts about cosmetic surgery being medical by assisting pa ...

(6 pages) 190 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Active Lifestyle

aging, email and the Internet, most teens do not allocate as much time as they should to performing physical activities. This trend of inactiveness is not solely rising in the teenage generation. Like ... p or raising a family, they tend to stop being active. As a result, this can seriously affect their physical health, especially later on in life. Therefore, to secure healthy mental and physical well- ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Best Medicine

nefits of Laughter 1). If one can manage to bring a sense of humor into daily conflicts, his or her physical health and general well-being can be improved (McGhee 1). Humor is a universal language. It ... er bodily changes that make up one's "fight or flight" response (McGhee 3). Even though there is no physical threat to one's life, the body reacts as if there were; if stress occurs day after day, the ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Medical Aspects of the Holocaust Inhumane Medical Experiments, Dr. Mengele, Eugenics

Throughout life, one must entrust another completely with his or her mental and physical health. Physicians take an oath at the beginning of their careers that they will protect pe ... antisocials, petty criminals, gypsies who came to Europe from India, homosexuals, Jews, people with physical abnormalities, depressed people, alcoholics, blind, deaf, and schizophrenic people (Berenba ... rty. In 1940 he applied for a position in the SS under Adolf Hitler's rule. He was well educated in physical anthropology and genetics. Before his admission into the SS he worked for the Frankfurt Uni ...

(7 pages) 107 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Essay on advantage and disadvantage of owning a car when one turns 16.

e style and their money situation but also there grades, sports, social life, and most of all their physical health. These advantages and disadvantages can be for the better but most of all the worst. ... ave enough money to pay for their vehicle.Finally, the most difficult sacrifice to give up is their physical health being tampered with. By working all the time and constantly trying to join sports an ...

(2 pages) 22211 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Invisible Wounds

disruptive condition occurring in response to adverse external influences and capable of affecting physical health, usually characterized by increased heart rate, a rise in blood pressure, muscular t ... tions engendered by stress can alter the immune response and influence the onset and progression of physical illness. The most common effects of prolonged stress on your health result in anxiet ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Biography of Stress

nvironments around us. It daily exerts an invisible destructive effect on our mental, emotional and physical health. Consequently, we meet with confusion, worries and depression. All this combined cre ... r and breathe fresh, clean air to maintain good health? Apart from good food, water and air, physical exercise plays an important part in maintaining good health. Since we live in a stressful w ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jun/2004

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

Its the classification essay on depression with the correct format.

istent and can significantly interfere with an individual's thoughts, behavior, mood, activity, and physical health. Among all medical illnesses, depression is the leading cause of disability in the U ... ness always follow them. Some of them have persistently sad or irritable moods. They get relentless physical symptoms, such as headaches, digestive disorders, and chronic pains, which do not respond t ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Critically examine a health promotion activity that had been observed in a practice setting, which was intended for a patient that required mental health promotion

ss, low self-esteem and fear, which are often deliberating and have direct effect on the mental and physical health of individuals. Predisposition as well as the conditions in which individuals and co ... ight refreshment, then walk back to his home. The exercise activity would address not only Alonzo's physical needs but also his cognitive and psycho-social emotional development. Alonzo would learn ho ...

(10 pages) 407 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Essay covers the basic of stress in todays world and several ways of combating it.

r upsetting condition occurring in response to adverse external influences and capable of affecting physical health, usually characterized by increased heart rate, a rise in blood pressure, muscular t ...

(3 pages) 205 0 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health