Essays Tagged: "Sleep Disorders"

Sleeping Disorders

I am going to start by telling you what a sleeping disorder is. A sleeping disorder is a problem that affects something to do with sleep. Not ... orders have symptoms that are obvious to a person or their family and friends, here are some common sleep disorders.· Insomnia· Sleep Apnea· Narcolepsy· Restless Leg Syndro ... ndrome· Parasomnia· Bruxism· Jet Lag· ShiftworkI will be discussing the sleeping disorders listed above and what symptoms they can cause.Insomnia is a chronic sleeping diso ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sleep Apnea

Sleep, why do people sleep at all? Why can't we just stay awake?Some biologist suggest that sleep pr ... evertheless, the body is capable of repairingitself and disposing of wastes during waking hours, so sleep in a wayreally isn't necessary for routine maintenance (e.g., urinating, etc.).Dr. Quentin Reg ... n't necessary for routine maintenance (e.g., urinating, etc.).Dr. Quentin Regestein, lead sleep and sleep disorders researcher atHarvard Medical School also believed that sleep kept our distant ancest ...

(5 pages) 187 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleep and its Disorders.

terrifying nightmares or even stop breathing all together in this process. This process we know as sleep. This paper will not only define sleep as a whole, but more importantly, it will describe many ... ders that everyone around the world suffers from. As well as their causes, and any known treatments.Sleep And Its DisordersIn order for us to thoroughly examine and understand the disorders, causes an ...

(13 pages) 356 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The day which i will never forget

et again. For around half and hour, it stayed that way. My head was getting heavier and i couldfeel sleep creeping my way. Fortunately, i was too sleepy to care about any horrible looking ghosts and m ... n paler. My sister hastily close the door and jumped on the bed next to mine, told me to go back to sleep and cover her head in the comforter. I was too happy to oblige, even though i was quiet puzzle ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Night Terrors and Nightmares in Children: A Researched Essay.

tay with your child and they soon calm down on their own. You feel them shaking, as they fall back asleep. The next morning, your child acts as if nothing had happened and does not remember anything a ... what your child experienced was not a nightmare, but what is called a night terror, also known as a sleep terror.Sleep disorders affect most children at least once. There are many different types of s ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Sleep Disorders, More Than A Nuisance.

Sleep Disorders: More Than A NuisanceMany Americans suffer from common sleep disorders that interfer ... disorders that interfere with their daily activities throughout life. Once diagnosed with a certain sleep disorder, patients want to know what treatments, if any, are available for their condition. Sl ... r condition. Sleep disorders can sometimes be fatal to someone if not treated. Overall, any type of sleep disorder is not a pleasant experience, even if it is only short-term. Everyone would love to h ...

(16 pages) 156 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The cause/affect of Abortions.

. After a woman goes through the procedure of the abortion, she might start having nerve disorders, sleep disorders, regrets, or be recommended for psychiatric care. If the woman does suffer from this ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


In the United States today, there are many people who deal with some sort of sleeping disorder. One of these main sleeping disorders is Insomnia. There are many different causes ... e treatments are medication, therapy, restriction, and reconditioning. There also can be changes in sleep behaviors. National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that insomnia is difficulty falli ... difficulty falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back to sleep, waking up too early in the morning, and unrefreshing sleep. (NIH 1). According to Columbia En ...

(18 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sleep Disorders

Sleep disordersby Hassan TariqAssignment presented for the CourseINTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGYTaught by ... LINGIn the winter semester, 2007Cegep John Abbott College"One third of North American adults report sleep problems and many children also experience sleep disturbances." (Wood et al. 124)There are man ... ny children also experience sleep disturbances." (Wood et al. 124)There are many different types of sleep disorders; they vary from light to heavy. Sleep problems are increasing day by day but still m ...

(8 pages) 67 1 3.8 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


t what you were doing at 6:30 this morning - maybe eating breakfast or just waking up, but probably sleeping. Some kids were already standing out in the cold, half asleep, waiting for the school bus. ... Many school - aged children and teenagers are forced to wake up at an early hour after very little sleep, only to be reprimanded for being unenergetic, tired, and listless during school. These proble ...

(2 pages) 507 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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


at "Many women report that the emotional pain goes on for years, disguised as anxiety; mood swings; sleep, appetite or sexual disturbances; or a "flatlining" of emotions, where neither highs nor lows ... ll on the mother's psychological and emotional state of mind. However some effects like anxiety and sleep disorders are felt by others involved in the abortion process as well. The psychologica ...

(6 pages) 1087 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


This routine goes on for sometime...She always seems to call out my name right before I let my body sleep. She pulls me back in, wanting more. She has no idea what I want. What I try to have.The selfi ... about is her. She wants me to play with her, take care of her, clean here, bring her gifts. I want sleep, I want a new life.Maybe I should get my sledge hammer...That's all she needs, is a good hit r ...

(1 pages) 447 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Effects of Dietary Intake on the Production of Neurotransmitters Related to the Onset of Depression in Humans

gy and motivation, and feelings of hopelessness. (Weiten, 2002). Depression is often accompanied by sleep disorders and feelings of greatly lowered self-worth. There are a myriad of factors which can ... od. It also "keeps your focus sharp and your concentration keen, enabling you to get a good night's sleep". (Schwarzbein and Deville, 1999). Normal levels of serotonin provide a sense of well-being an ...

(9 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2008

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

The Psychological and Physiological Effects of Sleep This is a APA style paper

AbstractSleep is an important component of human life. The effects of sleep can be devastating to the human ... . Up until the 20thcentury most scientists believed that the human body and mind were dormant while sleeping. However; science now has the knowledge of the multitude of functions the human brain is en ... ns the human brain is engaged in while sleeping. Dreaming is one of the more fascinating aspects of sleeping. The effects of dreaming vary from talking to twitching. There are also sleep disorders tha ...

(11 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Childhood Obesity

diseases that develop because of obesity. Things like Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, sleep disorders, liver disease, and metabolic syndrome (Mayo). Studies have been done and have ident ...

(3 pages) 94 1 3.5 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Reduction of Anxiety Vulnerability - Critique Paper

her mental health disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, alcohol use, eating disorders and sleep disorders.Theoretical Rationale and/or Background of the StudyAs Bridle ( ) explained, ac ...

(9 pages) 40 0 4.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Mr. Brooks the movie on Dissociative identity disorder

Along with the split personality, people with dissociative disorders may experience mood swings and sleep disorders (Web M.D., 2005-2009). Earl is a smart and successful man. However, since he has thi ... response. Earl told his daughter that a grandchild would be a great gift to your mother and me. His sleep disorder causes him to have nightmares. At the end of the movie, he has a nightmare that his d ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Sleep Deprivation,Disorders,and Drugs

I do not ever remember having any sleeping problems until around ten years ago when I had some medical issues occur. I was on heavy me ... I had some medical issues occur. I was on heavy medication for quite some time which made me quite sleepy most of the time. When it came time to stop taking the medication I found that I could no lon ... sleep on my own. To this day I find myself taking some kind of pain relief/pm medication to help me sleep. When I do not receive enough sleep for the night I tend to be easily annoyed, I get irritable ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Efficacy of St John's Wort

s, burns, balm for wounds, etc. In the present scenario, it is used in the treatment of depression, sleep disorders and anxiety. The flowers of this herb are used in the form of tablets and herbal bev ... n is depressed by one or more episodes, it is called major depression. Appetite loss, irritability, sleep disturbance, weight loss, etc. are some of the major disorders. Major and minor depressions ar ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Sleep Deprivation

Formal Informative OutlineSleeping DeprivationGeneral Purpose: To inform.Specific purpose: Sleep is a precious gift that allow ... health problem that can be more detrimental to their health than some forms of cancer. What is it? Sleep DeprivationPeople are losing sleep daily, in such a fashion that most have trouble staying awa ... t most have trouble staying awake during work, driving, or even in class.I have learned a lot about sleeping disorders during the past three years being in college, and I did additional research for t ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders