"Bipolar Disorder" Essays and Research Papers

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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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Andrea Yates Case

back to “normal”. During Andrea’s sick time, they also found out that mental illnesses ran in the family. Andrea’s brother, Andrew, and her sister, Michelle, were being treated for depression, while her other brother, Brian, had found out he was bipolar. They family should have immediately got Andrea help when they realized she was getting worse. Psychiatrist Dr. Saeed had been responsible for treating Andrea’s condition. One of the first mistakes De. Saeed had made was taking Andrea off medication...

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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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Bipolar Depression

 Bipolar Disorder Victoria Venske Rasmussen College Author Note This paper is being submitted on March 11, 2014, for Mr. Powell’s G148 Section 3 General Psychology Course. Bipolar disorder is also known as manic-depressive illness. This disorder causes unlikely changes in mood, energy, activity level, and carrying out normal daily activities. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe and can range from day to day. Not every person goes through these stages in order...

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Facebook: Friend or Foe?

refused. She would never make that mistake again. Amanda Todd wrote that during the next Christmas break, police informed her at four am that the photo was circulating the Internet. Amanda wrote that she experienced anxiety, depression,  and panic disorder because of this. Her family moved to a new home, where she later stated that she began using drugs and alcohol. A year later, the stranger had reappeared, creating a Facebook profile which used the topless photograph as the profile image, and contacting...

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Bipolar Disorder Paper

ago at a family gathering I found out that my cousin was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. At first this came as quite a shock. Mainly because I was not very knowledgeable on just exactly what was bipolar disorder. However I also knew that in at lest my opinion my cousin did not seem crazy or had anger issues. So because of this, I wanted to find out exactly what is bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a very serious disorder that has a dramatic impact on individuals, but when taken the proper precautions...

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Theory of the Default Mode Network and Schizophrenia Complete

researcher in neuroimaging, and wanted to see how much the Default Mode Network (DMN) was active in people with bipolar disorder and people with schizophrenia compared to people without any disorders. Lundy’s research is of great value to the field of abnormal psychology because it shows that an abnormality in the DMN may cause schizophrenia. Lundy’s research consisted of 17 patients with bipolar disorder, 14 patients with schizophrenia and had 15 normal patients used as a control group (Lundy, 2010). The...

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Abnormal Psych-Evaluation

causes, and treatment process of a disorder • -provides a means of universal communication regarding abnormal behavior • -the product of human invention-disorders can be “constructs” • -reliability is the ability of a measuring device to produce the same result each time. • -validity is when a measurement actually measures what it is supposed to measure. 5 Axes of DSM-IV-TR o Axis I: the clinical syndromes or conditions o Axis II: personality disorders and MR o Axis III: general medical...

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Hamlet - Mad Man?

own death. At one point, he even considers suicide. With so much going on in his life, one should not be surprised that Hamlet starts to wonder about his own mortality. Hamlet seems to be suffering from severe depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. Psychiatrist would have a good case study in the complexities of Hamlet’s personality. | | | Puckett 4 Works Cited http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/hamlet/hamletcharacter.html...

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Electroconvulsive Therapy

same day. Learning about more about ECT changed the stigma I had regarding this procedure. I originally thought it was more painful than helpful, but have come to find out that it can be extremely effective for those with severe depression or Bipolar disorder. Overall I believe ECT is a necessary tool to help those with mental illnesses and people should not be immediately apprehensive of utilizing this. Article Review The article entitled “I Feel Good, I Feel Alive” by Kitty Dukakis and Larry...

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