Essays Tagged: "risk factors"

Juvenile Crime

tes is faced with is juvenile crime. The reason experts feel juvenile's commit crimes is because of risk factors when they were younger but experts still have not found the main reason why juvenile's ... ey were younger but experts still have not found the main reason why juvenile's commit crimes. Some risk factors associated with juvenile crime are poverty, repeated exposure to violence, drugs, easy ...

(2 pages) 429 2 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Critique of the Book "Feeling Good" by David Burns

c disorder at the time of their death. Irwing and Barbara Serason (1996) also state that one of the risk factors in committing suicide is the presence of mood disorder. Silverman (1993) states that su ... the same findings. However these academics have not specifically stated that depression is the only risk factor of committing a suicide. They did not even suggest that depression is the heighest weigh ...

(10 pages) 101 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Angina Pectoris, a heart disease

s of Angina8 Causes of Angina9 Atherosclerosis9 Plaque10 Lipoproteins10 Lipoproteins and Atheroma11 Risk Factors11 Family History11 Diabetes11 Hypertension11 Cholesterol12 Smoking12 Multiple Risk Fact ... the coronaryarteries are badly narrowed. If a person suffers from unstableangina, there is a higher risk for that person to develop heartattacks. The pain may come up to 20 times a day, and it can wak ...

(16 pages) 249 2 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Osteoporosis: Prevention is the Key

hich may stop further break down of the bone and help in the building of new bone.There are certain risk factors for osteoporosis these include being female, age, fair skin, small bone structure, earl ... ce osteoporosis cannot be cured the true key is to prevent the disease. Obviously there are certain risk factors that there is no control over such as age or family history but there are items we can ...

(1 pages) 70 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A basic overveiw of what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)is and its effects.

auses of the disorder. Furthermore, more boys are affected than girls (DSM IV, 1994).Some potential risk factors include genetic and environmental. Research has suggested that a child may inherit the ... al study of Fischer, Barkley, Fletcher and Smallish results had shown. ADHD children are at greater risk than normal children for social academic and familial impairment. These risk factors predicted ...

(3 pages) 311 1 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Bulimia;topics;symptoms, causes, effects, treatments, what you can do to help get bulimia under control, risk factors, stress, and peer pressure, and who is most likely to develop bulimia.

d are the symptoms, causes, effects, treatments, what you can do to help get bulimia under control, risk factors, stress, and peer pressure, and who is most likely to develop bulimia.People with bulim ... are essential.With having the eating disorder bulimia there are manydangerous effects, outcomes and risk factors. Bulimia usually starts in the teen or early sdult years and is far more common in fema ...

(4 pages) 156 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Reasons for gun violence. Says the 4 main reasons for youth gun violence.

een able to pinpoint the exact reason children commit such a terrible crime. Many experts feel that risk factors associated with juvenile gun-related crime are poverty, drugs, easy access to firearms, ... ce with youths, with could otherwise be avoided.The easy availability of firearms is the number one risk factor for unintentional teen firearm deaths. Researchers have found that in 48% of shootings i ...

(4 pages) 175 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

This is a journal essay i did in psychology on adolescent depression and risk factors.

Adolescent Depression And Risk FactorsAdolescent Depression And Risk FactorsDepression is a disease that afflicts the human ps ... d of expressing sadness, teenagers may express boredom and irritability, or may choose to engage in risky behaviors. Mood disorders are often accompanied by other psychological problems such as anxiet ... he best way to diagnose is to "screen out the vulnerable groups of children and adolescents for the risk factors of suicide and then refer them for treatment." Some of these "risk factors" include ver ...

(3 pages) 141 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

What causes cardiovascular disease?

stroke, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, and high blood pressure--and their risk factors are so interrelated that it is very difficult to say "where it all begins." One place t ... it is a stroke.Once this begins If plaque and arteriosclerosis are a beginning for CVD, a number of risk factors accelerate the process.As we age, risk increases. About four out of five people who die ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzheimer's Disease.

mily of an AD patient, rather then the patient themselves. Although the cause of AD is unknown, the risk factors include family history of dementia and old age.There are three stages of AD progression ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Effects The Fast Food Industru Has had on Are society.

iscussing Stratification in the workenvironment. How Fast Food has changed is nation Health to high riskfactors.There were tremendous number issues to deal with the socialinequality based on Ethnicity ... ll ware gloves or hairnets when fixing foods. When preparing thesequick orders. So you are not only risking your health your risking otherserious safety issues. Society has become very spoiled, you do ...

(7 pages) 363 0 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A literature review on patient transport in Intensive Care units.

-hospital transport of critically ill patients addresses the type and incidence of adverse effects, risk factors and risk assessment. The review will explore the available information on efficiency an ... ed. A long-term deterioration of respiratory function was observed in 12% of cases. Patient-related risk indicators were found to be a high Therapeutic Intervention Severity Score, mechanical ventilat ...

(20 pages) 228 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The report outlines the factors surrounding project failure. It highlights reasons effecting the risks of project failure and gives examples.

adly then financial implications may create a situation where the project fails. Certain unforeseen risk factors can create situations where projects fail. The risks that can effect projects can be cr ... ed. Every project has a planned budget it just depends on what other back up resources there are.A "risk log" is one way for managers to isolate the impact of what could hypothetically happen during a ...

(4 pages) 345 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

CVD, Nutrition, Exercise

ing, shortness of breath/dizzy, feels like indigestion and quizzing feeling in the chest. Also some risk factors are smoking, alcohol, diet rich, sedentary and family history.Nutrition, the process by ... sion, relation between exercise, cardio vascular disease and nutrition is that exercise reduces the risks of heart disease, and people that eat food that is high in saturated fats, cholesterol and sal ...

(1 pages) 68 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The facts about cervical cancer

What are the risk factors of Cervical Cancer?Every year there is an increase in the amount of women who develop t ... be aware of the disease, we feel it is essential to present the factors which put women at a higher risk.*Smoking*Sexual IntercourseOral contraception*Multiple pregnancies*Diet*Low socio-economic stat ... TO MAKE THE OPEATION EASIER.POST OPEATIVELY RADIOTHERAPY MAY BE USED IF IT IS FELT THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF THE CANCER RETURNING.Types of SURGERY to expect FOR ADVANCED CERVICAL CANCER?ľIF ...

(6 pages) 67 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Digestive Function/dysfunction

are caused. The signs and symptoms of Hepatitis B shall be described in more detail, alongside the risk factors associated with the spread of this disease. This paper shall also discuss preventative ... the lifestyle factors and approaches towards health promotion which should be taken, to reduce the risk of this blood-borne disease.Figure 1: Diagram showing were the liver is situated in the Human B ...

(9 pages) 80 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Heart Valve Disease

ht, having high blood pressure, having a sedentary lifestyle, and reducing stress in your life.Some risk factors of heart valve disease are a family history of heart disease before age 55, diabetes me ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Prostate Cancer

PC: 1) an introduction and review of PC, anatomy of the urethra, incidence of prostate cancer, and risk factors, 2) detection and treatment methods which are currently employed by diagnosticians, 3) ... to the urethra. It is the glandular cells that become cancerous, producing prostate cancer.Possible Risk FactorsProstate cancer is becoming an increasingly important public health problem in the Unite ...

(19 pages) 193 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Presentation notes on Miscarriages, only notes for oral presentation, not an essay!

ms with the embryo or the placenta may not be able to connect to the inner wall of the uterus.other risk factors would beolder womenfamily history of miscarriagesdrug or alchol usesmokingcaffeinedisea ...

(1 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Common risk factors for cancer

The most common risk factors for cancer are heredity, where it is passed down from generation to generation; age, wh ... o specific individuals within a heritage group; and the unknown.Heredity transfer does increase the risk for these type of cancers which include but are not limited to testicular, colon, breast (altho ... cancer after age 40 and is most dominant with men. The younger generations aged 20-35 are highly at risk for testicular cancer. Multiple myeloma is diagnosed as early as 70 years old.Race and/or sex a ...

(1 pages) 57 0 2.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine