"Bipolar Disorder" Essays and Research Papers

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Care plan- Mental health

 Concept Map Care Plan E.T/49yr. old female, white Date of Admission: 08/01/11/Date of Care: 08/05/11 Attempted Suicide/Bipolar Disorder Depression/Alcoholism/Herniated Disc Nrsg Dx #1 (Psycho social) Supporting Data: (Include subjective, objective, lab, diagnostic, pharmacologic and other data which supports your use of this diagnosis.) Long Term Goal: Short-term goals: Nursing Interventions: Evaluation: ...

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Nclex & Hesi Practice Tests

Compensation B. Projection C. Rationalization D. Dysphoria 8. Which of the following matches the definition: response to severe emotion stress resulting in involuntary disturbance of physical functions? A. Conversion disorder B. Depressive reaction C. Bipolar disorder D. Alzheimer's disease 9. Which of the following waveforms is most commonly found when you are awake? A. Theta B. Alpha C. Beta D. Zeta 10. The REM sleep cycle occur approximately every ____ minutes? A. 45 ...

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A Role Model

anorexia, and cutting herself and was later diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Once she checked out of rehab, rather than withdrawing into a shell, demi was determined to stay true to herself and made her story public so as to inspire others suffering from the same disorders to get help. she shared her story about how, during her childhood, she was bullied for being fat, which forced her to be home-schooled, leading to depression and eating disorders. Thus she earned world wide support for her comeback...

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Bipolar Disorder Paper

 Bipolar Disorder English Comp Akron Institute Christie Stark April 17, 2011 Since we could remember many of us have gone through many changes in our lives, some good and some bad. All of us can say during our lives that we have periodically had some sort of mood swing. Whether it was from a recent death in the family or an event in our lives, but to be able to link it to a disease we should know about the disease. Bipolar Disorders what is it? How is it diagnosed? Can it be...

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Vincent Van Gogh Essay

known for his Baroque style painting ), though he had little success during his life time, Van Gogh produced all of his work (some 900 paintings and 1100 drawings ) during a period of 10 years before he succumbed to mental illness ( possible bipolar disorder) and committed suicide. His fame grew rapidly after his death especially following a showing of van Gogh’s paintings in Paris on March 17 1901 (11 years after his death). Vincent grew up in a very catholic area, he was the oldest child of Theodous...

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Drugs and Homeostasis

extreme feeling of hopelessness. Other symptoms include: loss of appetite; weight loss; headaches; sleeplessness; loss of energy; and tiredness. Symptoms of anxiety are also quite common. Suicide is common in about 15% of depressed patients. Bipolar Disorder - is also known as manic depression. It affects about 5 in 1000 people. It is characterized by severe mood swings ranging from mania to depression, with normal periods in between. During a manic phase, the individual may think that they are invincible...

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Child Development and Learning Theories

or trauma. Behavioral problems and mental disorders – for example, conduct, attention-deficit, learning, anxiety, and substance abuse disorders — frequently co-occur with depression and may help explain its onset. A family history of depression or bipolar disorder is a significant risk factor for depression in a child or young adult. Depression may – and frequently does – occur when no member of a family has knowingly experienced a serious mental disorder. The underlying biological mechanisms and...

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Drug Teaching Lithium

Names- Eskalith, Lithobid, Lithonate, Lithotabs 2. Ordered Dose for this patient: 600mg three times a day oral. 3. Take with meals to keep from being nauseated. 4. The therapeutic usage of Lithium is to help with maniac episodes in bipolar disorder as well as prevention for such episodes. 5. Adverse effects: mild tremor of hands, weakness, lack of coordination, mild nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, thinning or drying of hair, itching skin. Call your doctor for these symptoms:...

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God Can Change a Person Attitude or Not

and pray nonstop?" I figured that was for the monks, not the mothers with homes and 1/2 a million things to do. I didn't even try. Scary Signs Of Bipolar These 3 Signs Of Depression Are A Clear Sign Of Bipolar. See Now. T h eLifeV ibe.com Sponsor ed Resul ts Related Content About a year later a counselor diagnosed me with Bipolar disorder. My spiritual life had all but ceased Understanding the Need for Prayer to exist. I got out of the habit of praying in the morning and night. Within...

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A Relationship Between Bipolar Disorder and Childhood Sexual Abuse

Virginia Quintana HSM 120 Fall 2, 2013 Research Paper A Relationship between Bipolar Disorder and Childhood Sexual Abuse Ever felt extremely happy one day and terribly depressed the next, as if you were on an emotional roller coaster? How about spontaneously spending $5,000 on a shopping spree that you have no use for? Imagine being so depressed that you want to commit suicide because dinner was not the meal you had in mind. Each of these actions may seem completely farfetched to the average...

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