Symptoms of PTSD can be categorized into either relieving, avoiding, or increased arousal. People with PTSD often relive their traumatic experience through hallucinations, nightmares, and flashbacks. Physical reactions can occur as well such as panic attacks, uncontrollable
The symptoms are loss of memories, difficult controlling and impulsive. This disease eventually leads four types of disease such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer 's, Dementia and Huntington’s. Parkinson’s affects the central nervous system eventually leads to triggering in the hand. Alzheimer 's is a disease that affects the memory and important mental functions. Dementia is when a person think a lot which interferes with their daily functions.
Avoidance, is the first phase of grief that is common. Many experience shock and disbelief upon hearing the news of loss and a numb feeling can overwhelm the body. Crying spells, lack of motivation, and insomnia may also occur. The second phase of grief is confrontation. When reality begins to set in, a flood of emotions can result.
Dementia is a disorder which causes the brain cells to deteriorate therefor causes a decline in several symptoms and affects a person’s mentality, capacity and how they go about their everyday life. NVQ 1.2 2) Describe the functions of the brain that are affected by dementia. There are many brain functions affected by dementia depending on which form of dementia the individual has. The temporal lobe’s functions affected are Memory loss for example forgetting things you have just been told or something you have just said so repeating yourself several times, balance, posture and vision can also be affected due to decline in health of the temporal lobe. Frontal lobe affects behaviour for example becoming withdrawn.
Many people who have FTD have changes in their behavior, become impulsive, and lose their ability to speak. ii. In the article, Dementia and Its Implications for Public Health, written by the CDC and published in April 2006, FTD can cause a person to become very inappropriate with their language and sexual behavior. It can also cause older adults to have trouble reading and writing. iii.
This is when the patients may start acting frustrated, angry and wandering off. Damage to nerve cells in the brain can make it difficult to express thoughts and perform normal routine tasks. The final stage is the late stage. In the final stage of this disease, individuals lose the ability to respond to their environment, to carry on a conversation and,
Sometimes, so much happens at once that the brain’s resources are overwhelmed and you begin to draw a blank, daydream, long painfully for your loved one, and the everyday business of housework or paperwork fade into the background. Grief is front and center in your head as well as your heart (Fane,
This will happen because judgment is often affected. They will start losing interest in hobbies or activities. Not being able to complete normal tasks is another sign of early dementia. People with early dementia will show confusion in remembering faces, finding the right words, or interacting with other people. They will struggle in following the story line.
The symptoms will gradually get worse with prolonged or long term exposure, thus lead to neurological symptoms, which may include difficulty thinking or concentrating and frequent emotional changes (mood swings). (NHS choices, 2016). High levels of CO poisoning will progressively lead to an altered level of consciousness and personality change, loss of consciousness which will eventually lead to sudden death, seizures, breathlessness and tachycardia, chest pain which is caused by angina or a heart attack. There could also be loss of physical coordination which is caused by an underlying damage to the brain and nervous system. Classic cherry- red skin will be seen in post-mortem but not reliable in making diagnosis of CO exposure.
This can cause a negative impact on the person’s concentration, energy, mood, and on a regular basis it can affect their overall health. If the disorder was not treated well, it can deteriorate and be a way to get another medical problem. Eventually, these disorders can be treated in many ways including lifestyle changes. Sleep disorder can be diagnosed in many ways including polysomnography