People’s bodies can be greatly affected by a concussion. Concussions can affect people’s lives in many ways; one of them is mentally. Some examples are depression, anxiety, and mood swings. Depression involves, “…feeling sad or worthless, changes in sleep or appetite, difficulty concentrating, withdrawing from others, loss of interest or pleasure in life, lethargy (feeling tired and sluggish), or thoughts of death or suicide.” (Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center). Also used by the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center; anxiety causes to feel nervousness or also to worry a lot.
Depression may be explained by unhealthy cognitive processes, including distorted thinking and schemas. Those with depression often have many distortions surrounding their personal life. The distortions are demonstrated by depressed people emphasizing their own failure and being overly humble. (Beck, Rush, Shaw, & Emery, 1979). In addition to the augmented thinking, labelling cognitive processes as distorted thinking can lead one to believe that they themselves are at fault for the way their brain works.
Social Anxiety Exposed: How may Social Anxiety Affect You? Social anxiety disorder or as some refer to it, social phobia, is one of the disorders cataloged in the DMS-5 as Anxiety Disorders. Social anxiety occurs when one fears or is anxious about social interactions with other people, some of these may include public speaking, meeting new people, and even having a conversation. This disorder causes people anxiety and fear of being judged negatively by others or behaving in any way that may lead them to feel embarrassed or ridiculed. People with this disorder can even go to great lengths just to avoid such interactions, like not showing up for meetings or work, or finishing a test but waiting until someone else finishes and hands it in so
The Desert of Isolation In modern day society, technology has often led to the isolation of human contact as well as human relationships. Individuals in various cases have either adapted to this concept of isolation or have not. This can often result in acting irrationally towards various situations. In the short story, “The Lamp at Noon,” the author Sinclair Ross develops the idea of the negative impact of isolation on individuals. The author suggests that isolation can cause an individual to feel emotionally detached and frustrated which may drive them to act irrationally.
There are seven diagnostic criteria. The first, unable to fulfill social norms, which causes frequently act of arrest. Second, repeated lying making stories, and also using other individuals identify for personal advantages or preference. Third, acting implosive making rash decisions not having a plan, and moving on with no idea about what’s ahead in the future. Fourth, aggressiveness towards others, causing often getting into physical fights or assaults with other individuals, also signs of irritability such as bad temper or moodiness.
Significance Social anxiety (SAD) is a disorder that affects many different individuals and is one of the most common health disorder after depression and substance abuse. These individuals experience extreme distress in public settings. These individuals face high levels of panic in seemingly normal situations. For example, individuals with SAD have extreme anxiety in situations like public speaking or even having a conversation with another individual. SAD disorder can occur in adolescence or early adulthood, but can occur at any time.
The hopelessness theory attributes depression to a pattern of negative thinking in which people blame themselves for negative life events, view the causes of those events as permanent, and overgeneralize specific weaknesses to many areas of their life. Borderline Personality Disorder is a pervasive pattern of unstable interpersonal relationships and self-image. There is marked impulsivity which begins by early adulthood. The root, however, stems from early childhood, when the person experiences what is termed “learned helplessness,” which is a cognitive model of depression in which a person feels unable to control events around him or her. "Learned helplessness" suggests that a person has been taught to feel helpless and think in self-defeating ways.
Individuals suffering from this disorder tend to have severe reactions of anger, or have an extreme difficulty separating from those who they feel safe around, however, the impulsive behaviors and frequent mood swings eventually cause others to want to distance themselves from those with the disorder. Furthermore, those who have suffered from this disorder have stated how this disorder has affected their daily lives in such a terrible way that it has crossed their mind to terminate their lives. Suicidal thoughts or thoughts of harming oneself is a very common symptom of
How can fear affect lives? Fear is very powerful and sometimes creates pain also can make many people hallucinate many terrible things if imagination takes over. It is everywhere even if it is not reasonable but it affects anyone at some point of their lives and they usually panic when they are not sure what is going on. When not being in a safe environment, fear of the unknown, and scary entity are present together our imagination can take over and we lose our minds because of many hallucinations. Often times our imagination can cause terrible mindless fear when they don’t feel safe in the environment and they react different like in Allegra Ringo’s short story why do some brains enjoy fear.
OCD is characterized as an overwhelming buildup of anxiety towards external objects or situations with symptoms involving recurrent intrusive thoughts, panic attacks, and avoidance. Victims often strive to suppress these symptoms through compulsions or actions that ultimately suppress their obsessions, providing quick relief. Similarly, individuals suffering with PTSD experience anxiety, particularly towards a specific situation with distressing symptoms involving intrusive thoughts, panic attacks and avoidance. Individuals with PTSD often
Patients with borderline personality disorder are characterized by their dramatic mood swings and persistent feelings of instability and insecurity. Their insecurities and sense of instability correlate to the common symptom of desperation to avoid abandonment by friends and family; the patients are often frantic in their efforts to escape perceived abandonment regardless of its practical likelihood. Patients’ interpersonal relationships are stormy with intense ups and downs, especially in their perception of the other person, which can quickly alternate between extremes of idealization and devaluation. Patients may have majorly distorted and unstable self-image or sense of identity; these factors can affect or result in sudden changes in moods,
I thought that the issue child abuse was best suited for psychology because of all the emotional damage that the children go through, when children are abused their mental illnesses tend to start earlier on in life, which leads to hospitalizations for the mental illnesses or for the abuse, Children who are abused tend to have a higher rate of suicide attempts, substance abuse, and personality disorders. Young children may develop depression and be suicidal. Children who are abused tend to be withdrawn from social events and show violent behaviour. Older children tend to run away or abuse others themselves. This is bad because if they abuse others it just creates a violent cycle which has negative effects on both the people.
Anxiety and insomnia are found in patients suffering from PTSD and many other disorders, but one symptom specific to PTSD is a strong feeling of paranoia. Lastly, some sufferers of this disorder participate in self-destructive or reckless behavior. This can be anything from careless driving to suicidal behavior (Friedman). Some symptoms specific to young children are forgetting how to talk, acting out the event he or she is afraid of while playing, or being oddly clingy to a parent or different adult (Post-Traumatic Stress