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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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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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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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Tumor A Culprit In Delayed Puberty Analysis

during this time due to America’s influence on this matter. In his book, Canguilhem provides his perspective about the of biology being admitted under the field of science and how certain categories are produced during the 19th century (i.e. bipolar disorder). As discussed by Professor Kovler in her lecture, Canguilhem believed social control is connected to power and knowledge. Therefore, he believed that what is seen as pathological and “normal” are determined by those in the elite society, making...

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Lithium Man 7 Research Paper

fighting off other elements that were harmful to people. Lithium Man breaks himself down into a different salt-like substance. In this form he can fight off depression and anger caused by bipolar disorder. He gets into the mouth though a pill and gets into the brain to fight off the symptoms of bipolar disorder. He helps people by doing this because he helps them live a happy life. He also helps people by going into his common battery form. He powers many everyday items used by people such as smartphones...

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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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Psychotropic Medications

and of the current facility. The patient has a history of many previous incarcerations for assaultive behaviors as well as seven institutionalizations for psychosis and two suicide attempts. The patient was diagnosed at the age of 17 with Bipolar Disorder with psychotic features; a diagnosis that was altered to Schizophrenia, paranoid type, with significant psychotic features including auditory hallucinations as well as paranoid delusions at the age of 21 based on DSM-IV criteria (5th ed.; American...

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bipolar disorder essay assignment 2

and where applicable parental consent has been obtained. Bipolar disorder (sometimes referred to as manic depression) is a long term psychological that the mind goes through different changes of thought, also known as mood swings (Craighead and Nemeroff, 2001). Bipolar disorder usually develops in the teenage years and, for numerous consumers, the disruption lingers throughout the individual’s lifespan. People with bipolar disorder will either alternate between mania and depression or will experience...

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Looking for Alaska Personal Response 1

people with this disorder can’t control their own emotions and what they do with them and that there moods just change in a second, kind of helpless. Alaska is most likely bipolar as her moods change faster than anything and she has extreme mood swings and constantly changes how she feels about herself and others. This kind of behaviour from her reminds me of how a lot of teenagers in society today suffer from mental illnesses like depression or bipolar disease. Bipolar disorder is a serious brain...

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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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