"Bipolar Disorder" Essays and Research Papers

471 - 480 of 500

Effects of depression

double in numbers and the suicide rates has tripled according to (Jerald Kay M.D.) the last 15 years. It has been explained by clinicians the average age is between 18-24 years old with some form of a mental disorder. There is an estimated that 75% of individual’s will develop anxiety disorder by the age 22 years old, according to the ADAA report. In the 2006, (American College Health Association) 45% women and 36% men were so depressed that it was so hard to function on a daily basis. College wasn’t...

Premium Mental disorder, Schizophrenia, Abnormal psychology 1211  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Three Different Kinds of Suicide

because they cannot bear the feelings of dejection and aloneness. However, I believe suicide can be explained apart from people feeling socially isolated and thus it is an individual problem. Individuals may commit suicide due to depression, mental disorders, anxiety, etc. that have nothing to do with how they are a part of society. For example, my uncle killed himself because he was a schizophrenic who mistakenly believed he was a Nazi soldier. He committed suicide because he felt that he was a threat...

Premium Suicide, Sociology, Kamikaze 579  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Apply Dsm-Iv to William Styron

Human Behavior in the Social Environment III Client: William Styron Axis I 296. 25 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, In Partial Remission Axis II 799.9 Deferred Axis III Deferred Axis IV Recent awarding ceremony Problems related to the social environment: Death of friends Problems with primary support...

Premium Dysthymia, Bipolar disorder, Mental status examination 1557  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

expository essay

intolerance of diferences. Adolescence is also a time of sexual identity and relationships and exists the need of independence that often conflicts with the rules and expectations set by others. Teenagers with mental health problems, such axiety, bipolar disorder, depresion, and insomnia are a higher risk for suicidal thoughts. Teens are going trough major life changes, and those who are victims of bullying are more likely to commit suicide. Adolescence is a “gray area” betwen childhood and adulthood...

Premium Schizophrenia, Adolescence, Mental disorder 892  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Abnormal Psychology and Therapy

Before the 1950s, psychologists used their own theories to diagnose psychiatric disorders. Now in its fourth edition, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) uses a multiaxial system to diagnose mental illnesses (Kowalski & Westen, 2011). This system places mental disorders in their social and biological context by evaluating patients along five axes: clinical syndromes, personality disorders (and mental retardation), medical conditions, environmental stressors, and global...

Premium Abnormal psychology, Mental disorder, Schizophrenia 1344  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Holden Caufield Doctor Prognosis

2009 Abstract: After studying the patient, Holden Caulfield, for several days in daily therapeutic sessions, I have concluded that the patient is suffering from Dysthemic Disorder. A person who has Dysthymic Disorder generally has had a variety of depressive symptoms for at least two years. Although Dysthymic Disorder does not have a clear cause one of the common contributing factors, which I believe is applicable to Holden, are traumatic experiences. I believe Holden’s depression began developing...

Premium Bipolar disorder, Mental disorder, Dysthymia 864  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Anxiety vs Depression

Anxiety vs. Disorder What is the difference between Anxiety and Depression? Truth is depression is a symptom sometimes experienced by people with anxiety disorders, and anxiety is sometimes experienced by people with depression. The person experiencing the depression or anxiety often can tell which came first and which is more dominant. Although there is quite a difference between the two it can sometimes be difficult to determine. There are some common symptoms between those suffering from anxiety...

Premium Major depressive disorder, Schizophrenia, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor 837  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Health Promotion

Walters. I am presenting a qualitative research critique on a study conducted in 2011 on people with bipolar disorder with comorbid substance use. The study is entitled “The lived experience of adults with bipolar disorder and comorbid substance use disorder” written by Terry Ward, MSN, PhD, RN. Bipolar disorder involves changes in cognition, behavior, and mood. The episodes of bipolar disorder cycle through mania and depression. Mania is described as an elevated, irritable, or expansive mood...

Premium Data analysis, Mania, Psychology 1771  Words | 8  Pages

Open Document

Diagnostic Case Study

DIAGNOSTIC CASE STUDY: Diagnoses considered: • ADHD – had been previously diagnosed • Bipolar Disorder Bipolar II Disorder • Intermittent Explosive Disorder • Major Depressive Disorder • Schizophrenia • Schizoaffective disorder Consideration of the above referenced diagnoses were based upon the following characteristics: • Endearing behaviors at times. • Exceptionally bright (per his teachers) • Excessive length of outbursts- longer than 30 minutes • Over activity and impulsivity ...

Premium Hyperactivity, Mood disorder, Schizophrenia 695  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

The Influence of the Media on Todays Teens.

children looked up to mom and dad for answers, instead of today, where everyone looks to the media for answers. Not all people fall into the trap that the media throws out there. Media has thrown so many distorted images of suicides, sexuality, eating disorders and violence. Many people who grow up with the media feed on these issues end up with problems. When people commit suicide, it is often described in detail somehow or another in the news. The way the media shows suicides may be helping more people...

Premium Schizophrenia, Parasuicide, Suicide 1473  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free