Essays Tagged: "traumatic event"

Joel-Peter Witkin, the photographer.

l story that explains "the bloody birth of his artistic destiny." At the age of six, he witnessed a traumatic event that changed his life forever. As he walked with his mother and brother from their h ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

A phobia is an excessive or unreasonable fear of an object.

ely common. Sometimes they start in childhood for no apparent reason; sometimes they emerge after a traumatic event; and sometimes the develop from an attempt to make sense of an unexpected and intens ...

(6 pages) 137 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Dissociative Disorders

d from abuse or severe trauma, the person dissociates themselves from a situation or experience too traumatic to integrate with his conscious self. There are four main dissociative disorders: dissocia ... alization disorder.Dissociative amnesia is the memory loss of personal information resulting from a traumatic event in one's life. There are four prominent types of this disorder including localized, ...

(2 pages) 114 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

In the books Prince of Tides and The Sweet Hereafter, a traumatic event occurs and results in the contracting of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the main characters.

erson crosses such a bridge their life can been changed forever, if they actually do cross it. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder caused directly by experiencing or witnessing a traum ... riencing or witnessing a traumatic event, like rape and death. It is a severe anxiety reaction to a traumatic event that occurs outside the range of usual human experiences. In the books Prince of Tid ...

(13 pages) 65 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psychotherapy of Hysteria

with the statement of his discovery of a therapeutic method that is once a patient had described a traumatic event in the utmost detail the symptom of this trauma immediately disappears. Essentially ... e with all hysterical patients it would be wrong to use it as a fundamental basis in unearthing the traumatic events contained in a patients mind. Later on in the chapter Freud makes the point that th ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

My Little Holocaust

were thinking when it happened. Of course this is nothing compared to actually being a part of the traumatic event. Any characters in this story are completely fictional along with their thoughts. ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The role of trauma in the development of dissociative disorders.

sonalities may exist.Trauma is an event that involves actual or threatened death, injury, or abuse. Traumatic stress is the result, leaving the person feeling helpless, frightened, and anxious. Trauma ... feeling helpless, frightened, and anxious. Trauma is also a link between dissociative disorders and Traumatic Stress Disorders.The role of trauma in the development of dissociative disorders shows us ...

(1 pages) 60 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders


e common than one would think, and there are resources available to help these couples through this traumatic event.What is a Miscarriage: Description, Statistics, and CausesMiscarriage, or spontaneou ... tainly are understood. This type of loss takes its toll and is very real.Each individual deals with traumatic events in their own unique way. Dealing and coping with a miscarriage is no different. Thi ...

(8 pages) 55 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


d relates to disease, the bad being nightmares. The disease is a psychological disorder called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and occurs often after a traumatic event occurs such as terror inci ... self knows something about our future that our waking self does not yet know. This could include a traumatic event to occur in the future or it maybe a health issue that could be potentially harmful ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity

ader in both the Pi Kappa Phi and on the university campus.However, in 1996, in what proved to be a traumatic event for the chapter, the University of Alabama cited Omicron for hazing. University offi ...

(2 pages) 23 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

J.D. Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye" quote analysis.

ng him afterwards, going so far as to let Holden sleep in the garage; if your kid has had something traumatic happen to him, and makes some weird request like wanting to sleep in the garage, you make ... him sleep in his bed and try to console him to figure out why he would make such a request. Another traumatic event that Holden had to witness was the suicide of a young boy, who moments before had bo ...

(2 pages) 50 2 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pain Killers.

Each person experiences some kind of a traumatic event at least once in his/ her life. During that period of time people usually feel pain, ... cks, and thinks about the future that he thinks will never become a reality for him. Because of the traumatic event in his life, Harry feels empty because of the wasted time and talent and finally suf ... th.Likewise, in the other story written by Hemingway, " The Sea Change", there is an example of the traumatic event. However, it turns out that one of the characters finds the solution to the problem ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sociological Theory and Reactions to 9/11

ecific theories focused on social integration, cohesion, and stability. It will be argued that this traumatic event resulted in a remarkable degree of ideological integration and cohesion at both gove ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Dream Journal related to Psychology

her big worry that the weld county superintendent had.When a student has lived through that type of traumatic event, many things can be racing through their mind. Their behavior may change completely ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Repressed Memory

o don't support repressed memory to be valid argued that people in most cases do not forget about a traumatic event that has happened to them. I agreed with this argument because usually when somethin ... ething that major occur, like childhood sexual abuse, the impact is too great to forget.Memories of traumatic events might get fuzzy as time passes, but it will not completely fade away. People might ...

(1 pages) 53 0 4.3 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Responses to quotes from "Night" as well as the book as a whole

mother and sister; he didn’t know for how long, or what was going to happen to them. The other traumatic event that could have caused his change was him seeing people being forced into the furnac ...

(7 pages) 10 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Post-Dramatic Stress Disorder

being drowned? IF you were one of those survivors, would you be mentally traumatized for life? Post-traumatic stress disorder is psychiatric form of anxiety triggered by memories of a traumatic event. ... f their religion also.People who suffer PTSD and victimization symptoms are still captured by their traumatic stories and often feel trapped int he trauma. What is really needed is a fundamental chang ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Exercise And Depression

Most of us feel low sometimes, usually due to a stressing or traumatic event in our lives. But ongoing depression, a period of suffering known as major depressio ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Arrested Development

ated pedophiles, pose the stumping question: Can criminal behavior and activity be triggered from a traumatic event earlier in one's lifetime? And if so, does the mental state of such a person serve a ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Investigation Paper: College Students with Trauma

the American soldiers who are brought home from this military adventure will be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. This type of anxiety disorder is often associated with war vetera ... or example, I never joined any war but I am suffering from PTSD. Anyone who has been exposed to any traumatic experience can be afflicted with PTSD. It is a serious anxiety disorder and the person who ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders