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Disorder Essay Examples

Crime and Mental Illness

...This essay highlighted the relationship between criminality and mental illnesses at length and it was found that there was a significant relationship but the breath of the definition of mental disorder was a key factor when evaluating this relationship. It was found that some symptoms of mental illness such as depression, confusion, irritability or even thought disorder are not directly related to crime committed given that they can also be categorized as normal personalit...

Disability Discrimination Employment Law

... The employment law and measure remains important features of employment regulation. Employers are much less likely to determine policies or employment practices without reference to legal standards. Nevertheless, there is still achievement which has been attained in curbing various levels of discrimination among the workers. Disability discrimination however, requires efforts from various stakeholders in order to minimize the discrimination in workplaces. The adoption of the legislati...

The Psychological and Social Effects of Eating Disorders on Teenage Girls

... Children and teens with anorexia have a distorted body image since they view themselves as heavy, even when they are extremely skinny, are obsessed with being thin, and refuse to maintain a normal weight. Eating disorders in teenage girls can also lead to physical problems that are serious, this is a result of eating disorder and in the circumstance forced to induce vomit, and this causes callused fingers of the teenage girl due to repeated use of them to induce the vomiting. This can...

On Being Sane in Insane Places

...While reading this article, I was reminded about the homeless, and that many people assume that just because they are homeless, they are likely to have a mental illness. Now I see why many people assume this; the reason is the environment and contexts that civilians see these homeless people in. It is possible that some of these people are mentally ill, but it is more likely that they are in their position because of other reasons. From a sociological perspective, this experiment highlights the ...

Antisocial Personality Disorder: An Overview

...Textbook. Maidenhead, Berkshire, England: McGraw Hill, Open University Press. Durand, V.M., & Barlow, D. H. (2013). Essentials of Abnormal Psychology, Sixth Edition. Australia, et al: Wadworth Cengage Learning. Farrington, D.P. (2000). Psychosocial predictors of adult antisocial personality and adult convictions, Behavioral Science and the Law, 18, 605. Pemment, J. (2012, Oct. 16). The neurobiology of antisocial personality disorder: The quest for rehabitation and treatment. Aggression and V...

Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of DSM-IV TR

...Patients’ Subjective Experiences.” Am. J. Psychiatry, 164(3), 391 – 392. Kleinplatz, P.J., Moser. C. (2005). DSM-IV-TR and the Paraphilias: An Argument for Removal. Retrieved on 14th March, 2013, from http://www2.hu-berlin.de/sexology/GESUND/ARCHIV/MoserKleinplatz.htm Kronemyer, D. (2009). Phenomenological Psychology. Retrieved on 14th March, 2013, from http://phenomenologicalpsychology.com/2009/06/how-can-dsm-iv-be-improved-as-it-transitions-to-dsm-v/ American Psychiatric Association. (20...

Evidence-based practice

...The results were narrowed by choosing the publication dates between January 2000 and December 2010. Results were further sorted by re arranging them in a date descending order and a suitable article titled ‘Detection, treatment and referral of perinatal depression and anxiety by obstetrical providers’(Goodman ,J,H, Tyer-Viola, L, 2010) obtained. Key words were combined by using Boolean operator ‘AND’. The combination of key words postnatal depression and nursing interventions generated ...

Body Image Outline

...b. Eating disorders can be triggered by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, and abuse, according to the Journal of Clinical Nursing. c. Family relationships are complex and central to the development of a child’s sense of self. d. According to a study from the University of Florida titled, “Too Fat to Be a Princess?” nearly 50% of all children aged from three to six were already concerned about their weight. e. Criticism and teasing from p...

Literature Review on Autism Spectrum Disorders

...Case - Smith, J., & Bryan, T. (1999). The effects of occupational therapy with sensory integration emphasis on preschool-age children with autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 53, 489 – 497. Cohn, E. S. (2001). Parent perspectives of occupational therapy using a sensory integration approach. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 55, 285-294. Hertz- Picciotto, I., Lv, C. C., Miao, R. J., Qi, L., Tian, J., Xi, W., & Zhang, X. (2010) Prenatal and perinatal risk factors fo...

Teen Suicides

...This current event is about how Israel might take humanity back to the dark ages. The dark ages occurred right after the collapse of the Roman Empire. The Israeli army bulldozed recently entered a village next a town called Aqraba. They did this so they can demolish a home that had belonged to a Palestinian family. They did this other numerous times. Their hallucinations over false evidence is making us go back to another dark ages. Since they are curtailing the rights of the Bedouins then they ...

Pros and Cons of Inclusive Education

...Yes, ideal inclusion is very expensive but having special schools separately is expensive as well. The respondents featured in this article believe that the curriculum for disabled students needs to be totally different from that of non-disabled students but it is so heartbreaking when students are isolated and stuck in classrooms lacking specialized help. Hence advocates co-location so as to ensure that these students do not suffer. Thus, inclusion in general educational classrooms becomes the ...

Understand Physical Disability

...4.3 It is extremely importnay person to have control of their choices and decisions , in domicilary care it should be taken in consderation since the very early stages when the care is arrnegde by finding out all yhe details of the support required , their preferences and needs. When carers arrive they always must promote choice by letting service user to make all importnat decisions for their everyday life such as what they will wear in the morning , what time they will get up and what they wil...

OCD in the Aviator

...Specify if:

With good or fair insight: The individual recognizes that obsessive-compulsive disorder beliefs are definitely or probably not true or that they may or may not be true.

With poor insight: The individual thinks obsessive-compulsive disorder beliefs are probably true.

With absent insight/delusional beliefs: The individual is completely convinced that obsessive-compulsive disorder beliefs are true.

 In conclusion, I believe that the disorder is portrayed well accordi...

The special educational needs

...This is not however necessarily a bad thing. Some children need to be in a specialist school, and it is important that the parents of the said child get a say in the matter which is now possible thanks to the Warnock report. All in all, Mary Warnock is right in saying special educational needs can be fluctuating and contextually defined. All educational setting need to be aware of the rules and regulations when it comes to teaching a child with SEN but it does not mean all children with SEN have...

Reflection Using The Gibb’s Reflective Cycle model

...This is also another way to describe “reflection in action”. It is whereby the practitioner recognises a situation or problem and thinks about it while still carrying out an action (Schon, 1987). Also if this situation were to happen again I would remember what I had learned by my previous experience. My experience with James has taught me a lot about self-awareness, communicating effectively, empathy, patience, having a comprehension of the patient’s illness, respect, empowerment, not put...

Recognising and Responding to Concerns about Child Development

...Emotional wellbeing is a common area of concern in teenagers and young adults, and problems in this area can have a serious effect on a young person’s learning. Young people, especially those going through their GCSE’s and A-Levels, often feel under extreme pressure to perform well in their exams and coursework. This causes high levels of stress which can lead to depression. If a young person exhibits the warning signs of depression – for example withdrawal; noticeable changes in school p...

Temple Grandin

...Alice also indirectly demonstrated the virtue of temperance. Temperance refers to being happy and having everything you need to pleasure yourself. These things may include delicious food, a girlfriend or a house. In Temple’s case, she needed pleasure in the form of a hug. She couldn’t hug people due to her autism therefore she built a machine to satisfy her needs. Alice indirectly provided this because although she didn’t make the machine, she allowed Temple to keep it because she knew tha...

Schizophrenia

...A structured medication group will be most therapeutic because clients with schizophrenia have concrete thinking processes and will respond best to structured activities. Groups that support medication education are important to promote medication compliance. Bob agrees to participate in a group that is scheduled to last for 3 weeks. He remains attentive and responds to questions when asked. During the first group he shares, "The medications cause too many side effects. I have been taking them f...

Critical incident in public health

...1. Schieber GJ, Poullier JP, Greenwald LM. Health care systems in twenty four countries. Health Aff (Millwood). 1991;10:22–38 2. Kamerman SB, Kahn AJ. Home health visiting in Europe. Future Child. 1993;3:39–52 3. Buhler-Wilkerson K. Public health nursing: in sickness or in health? Am J Public Health. 1985;75:1155–1161 4. Weiss HB. Home visits: necessary but not sufficient. Future Child. 1993; 3:113–128 5. Baker JP. Women and the invention of well child care. Pediatrics. 1994; 94:527–53...

History of Special Needs Provision in Ireland

...They also have a helpline that offers confidential information and support for people with autism. They provide information and advice to families upon a diagnosis been made. Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) is a membership based organisation that educates people about dyslexia. They offer appropriate and effective support services for children and adults dealing with dyslexia. The services they provide are information services through phone, website or text, assessment services, specialist...

Caring for Individuals with Additional Needs

...E.g. explain empowering care and explain the importance of this when working with clients with additional learning needs What do you understand by person centred planning and why this is an example of positive working practice when working with clients with additional learning needs? What is safeguarding and how significant is this when working with people with additional learning needs? What is positive reinforcement and explain the relevance of this when promoting independence? What is ‘Guid...

Antipsychotic medication

...Latuda (lurasidone) is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain. Latuda is used to treat schizophrenia in adults. It is also used to treat depression associated with bipolar. Latuda is not for use in psychotic conditions related to dementia. This drug may cause heart failure, sudden death, or pneumonia in older adults with dementia-related conditions. You should not use Latuda if you are allergic to lurasidone. Latuda was formulated in October 28, 2...

Person Centred Thinking and Planning

...Being able to apply person centred planning in relation to own life is a very useful skill that could help identify what works and what doesn’t work. It is easy to know the tools and use them on others, but it is important to be honest when addressing the questions to oneself. Asking yourself for instance who am I, what are my hopes and fears, my gifts and capacities can lead to a wonderful discovery of ones identity and uniqueness. Other tools that are mentioned above can be useful when learn...

Hearing and Visual Impairments

...The fact that the use of sign language interpreters in the classroom has increased over the years is a sign that people see the positives in using the interpreters for success. In conclusion, technology has had a big hand in helping the hearing and visual impaired reach astronomical success in the classroom and outside the classroom. Although they still have their struggles in society it has improved a great deal from the early centuries. Hearing and visual impaired do not believe they have a di...

Meanings of Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior

...ID is characterized by intellectual functioning which falls below average. The condition is accompanied with limitations in adaptive skills such as communication, social and academic skills (Huberty & Koller & TenBrink 1980). To determine what students are struggling and may need support, intelligence and adaptive behavior are required to provide specific programs for these children to succeed in school as well as society. Adaptive behavior is the age-appropriate behaviors each child sho...

Critical Movie Review Psychology: Girl, Interrupted

...Wynona Rider and Angelina Jolie did a fantastic job portraying Susanna and Lisa. Ms Rider has always been a fantastic actress and her look is perfect in portraying the malaise of Susanna. You really begin to believe and feel what Susanna feels. One begins to understand the pain and suffering that Susanna is going through. She wants to fit in, maybe too much. Yet she does not want to be like her mother. She wants to be different. She is ambivalent. Ms Jolie, well, she gets the Oscar for being abl...

Equality Act

...Now this is unlawful and employers can be prosecuted for it in accordance with the Equality Act. An example of where The Equality Act 2010 has been used recently is in a news report in 2012, where the elderly were being denied life-saving treatment for heart attacks and surgery following breast cancer, this report shows the age discrimination that took place across the NHS, where doctors were making an assumption based on the patients age instead of their individual ability to recover. The Equal...

Discuss Biological Explanations of Schizophrenia

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To maintain a commitment of professionalism

...The reason I chose to be in early childhood is because I love working and playing with children. I started child development classes my freshman year of high school and did it for four years. I love the way children learn and interact with one another and independently. In child development we would walk over to the elementary school; teach and listen to the children read and write for an hour. CSVI b) Reflect on what you believe are the most important indicators of professionalism that you poss...

Human Rights for Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities

...rights and how the mentally disabled are treated not only in society but also the neglect seen in some health care organizations. The World Health Organization, European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) are working together to change that negative connotation. These groups wish to provide all disabled people their “four interrelated human rights: liberty, dignity, equality, and entitlement.” With these values individuals can ultimately work ...

The Causes and Effects of Unhappiness

...Chen, R. (2012). The Top 7 Reasons Why You Are Unhappy. Retrieved from http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/the-top-7-reasons-why-you-are-unhappy/ Chernoff, M. (2011). 12 Common Causes and Proven Cures for Unhappiness. Retrieved from http://www.marcandangel.com/2011/05/29/12-common-causes-and-proven-cures-for-unhappiness/ Chernoff, M. (2012). 30 Traits Happy People Have In Common. Retrieved from http://www.marcandangel.com/2012/07/02/30-traits-happy-people-have-in-common/ Depression (Mood). (2014). ...

Bipolar Disorder

...Bressert, S. (2007). An Introduction to Bipolar Disorder. Psych Central. Retrieved from http://psychcentral.com/lib/an-introduction-to-bipolar-disorder/000914 Burton, N. (2012, June), Hide and Seek: The Concept of Bipolar Disorder is surprisingly modern. Psychology Today. Retrieved from http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/hide-and-seek/201206/short-history-bipolar-disorder Grohl, J. M. (2014, Feb). Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression): Coping with Bipolar Disorder, PsychCentral, Retrieved from ht...

Developmental Delays

...1 in every 6 U.S. children are diagnosed with a developmental disability, according to a new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention study published online in the journal Pediatrics Monday. The represents an increase of 17% between 1997 and 2008 alone. Child development refers to the process in which children go through changes in skill development during predictable time periods, called developmental milestones. Developmental delay occurs when children have no reached these milestones ...

Amanda Bynes Psychological Perspective

...One of the symptoms that prove the social cognitive perspective is her need to be in a rehabilitation center due to the fact that she cannot be part of community. The behavior perspective suggests that all behaviors are learned. Based on the fact that Bynes grew up in stardom several celebrities went wild. Based on the behavior perspective Bynes’ paranoid schizophrenia could have also formed from all the paparazzi bombarding her. Existential psychology uses the study of phenomena, which are ou...

Community Health Assessment

...The majority immigrants come from Mexico at 66%. Just under half of the population identify with a specific religion at 43%, and by far the majority report as Catholic at 66%. Additionally 5% associate as Mormons, leaving 29% as members of all other religious sects and denominations. In all of California, Latinas overwhelmingly make up the group of mothers seeking late prenatal care, with white and blacks following. In 2002 this number was 41,000 for Latinas, 15,000 for whites and 5,100 for blac...

Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care

...6.2 Describe attitudes and approaches that are likely to promote an individual’s wellbeing. By always ensuring that the individual is treated in a professional, kind, caring and courteous way, their sense of well-being is always assured. Care workers can also make sure that they use a number of different approaches; empowering approaches that enable the individual to take control, a positive approach that encourages the individual to feel good. Working in a trusting and professional way enable...

Psychological learnings of movie "Reign Over me"

...When she is denied and is told that she will not be seen by him or any other dentist there you can then see the fragile self-esteem rising in her. Although I looks like Angela helped Donna out by talking to her in there sessions as well as helping Alan on the sidewalk and Charlie in their brief short sessions. In my opinion Alan did not just help Charlie with his problems and by being a friend but he helped Donna out by rejecting her then allowing her to come back which gave her the opportunity...


FAQ about Disorder


❓ Learning Disabilities Why Self esteem

...Based on the analysis, it is clear that the most complex measure of self-concept and self-esteem is necessary. In future research, obtaining more data regarding self-concept and self-esteem will make additional subtypes available, both for these two ...

❓ Examples of How You Would Protect the Rights and Promote the Interests of Disabled People

...Example: Two different nurses has been asked to give medication to a disabled child, the first nurse who has duty in the morning has given the right dose but the first nurse forgot to write the time when did he/she gave the medicine so this person wr ...

❓ How different aspects of development can affect one another

...•A child with social anxiety disorder may cry a lot, freeze or have tantrums. They often fear the school and classroom environment, and avoid participation in school performances. Social anxiety disorder can result in reduced communicational develo ...

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