Anxiety disorders: People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety or panic, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating. An anxiety disorder is diagnosed if the person's response is not appropriate for the situation, if the person cannot control the response, or if the anxiety interferes with normal functioning. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias.
A Mental Status Examination (MSE) was completed on Jadine Sawyer to evaluate her level of thinking. This examination was conducted to document how she is feeling with the life changes that are taking place in her life. Jadine’s level of thinking was recorded to provide a diagnoisis to the symptoms she is experiencing. This Mental Status Examination (MSE) also was formulated to provide a treatment plan to better assist the client.
In Fahrenheit 451, depression caused Guy Montag to become irrational. Ray Bradbury who is the author of Fahrenheit 451 simulated a world, where depression causes Guy Montag to choose irrational actions. Ray Bradbury shows the reader the importance of depression by creating a character named Guy Montag, who begins to question everything he has ever known, and slowly sinks into a depression.
Loyola University psychologist James Garbarino once said, “Most of these killers are best understood as untreated, traumatized children who inhabit and control the minds, hearts, and bodies of adult men.” This quote relates to Truman Capote’s most complex character, Perry Smith, in the novel, In Cold Blood, as he did not have a very great childhood. As a child, he has witnessed constant violence and he was neglected multiple times. When Perry was young, he witnessed his father brutally abuse his mother which ultimately led to his parent’s divorce. Also, throughout his childhood, Perry ended up in a series of orphanages and Salvation Army homes because of his mother’s drinking problem. He was only able to pass third grade as a child because he and his father moved around so much, but as an adult he has a lot of interest in education. By this time, the psychological damage has been
*Jack is a Primary 2 student who has attended our school since nursery. He is diagnosed as having ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), MLD (Moderate learning difficulties), SEBD (Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties). He is nonverbal and is currently being toilet trained. His frustration with not being able to communicate using words often results in him lashing out, trying to harm himself and others.
Without a doubt, the birth of a child in each family is a momentous event. Can you imagine if that joyful event turned into sadness and guilt and being withdrawn from your newborn baby? Postpartum depression is a serious illness that usually happens after the birth of a child. It is a type of depression that lasts for a long time. It affects not only the mom but also the father and the whole family as well. The purpose of this paper is to explore the causes of PPD, the impact of PPD on both parents, infant and children, the interventions available for postpartum depression, and how social determinants of health relates to postpartum depression.
Lea 'montria is a very sweet and caring 2nd grade student attending Lake Forest Schools of the Arts and Sciences. She participates with non-disabled peers in the general education class for the majority of the day. Lea 'montria continues to display inappropriate behaviors. She argues with her peers, cries uncontrollable, and whines when seeking attention or things don 't ' go her way. She also has difficulty staying focus on given task. She requires constantly prompting, close proximity, task adaptations, redirections, repeated instructions to remain focus and complete assigned task. After observing her three I-Ready Overall Scale Scores, there was an increased. Her Test 1 and Test 3 overall scores increased from 420-445. She made a 25
In the History of Mental Health: Dual Diagnosis article, it states the differences between the old asylum’s treatments to today asylum’s treatments towards mental people. One of the oldest asylum is Bethlehem, located in London, and inside those walls individuals with psychological disorders were chained, whipped, and allowed to lie in their own waste (Rathus 2016). In the History of Mental Health: Dual Diagnosis article, Dorothea Dix proved to the General Assembly of North Carolina that patients within the asylum are chained, abused, and even kept in an unclean area. She also hoped for asylums to upgrade and have better treatments in the future because those patients are humans as well. Also in the article, women were treated differently because
In 1991, amidst sharp conflict and controversy on the subject, an ad hoc committee consisting of ten medical experts from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously to approve the use of Prozac and other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) within the United States for the treatment of various
The main key points of focus on the struggles of a woman who suffers depression and anxiety. Although she is being taking care of, by her physician husband, she is forbidden from working until she recuperates from “a temporary/unartful illness. She is even afraid of her husband finding out of
In the movie Short Term 12, a drama about a foster-care facility for troubled teenagers portrays the emotional journey of the teenagers and the staff running the facility. A troubled teenage girl named Jayden is brought into Short Term 12 because her father is not able to deal with her. Jayden has a past of self-harm and upon arrival is disinterested in befriending the other adolescents as she is not interested in “wasting time on short-term relationships.” Jayden displays symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder as she defies authority figures and throws tantrums. Using the illness prospective, Jayden can be diagnosed as having oppositional defiant disorder as well as depression. Antisocial behaviour such as rule breaking, running away and destroying property are actions Jayden engages in, she cusses when she's told not to,
He refers to his friends as the only means of support he receives. Mr. Kaiser will often cause problems during school hours by interrupting class and disobeying authority figures (teachers, principal, faculty). He expresses an interest in a future basketball career. Mr. Kaiser enjoys writing, he will often write poetry and journal entries for pleasure. The location of Mr. Kaiser’s home, as he described it, “a low-income area”. The Catholic high school he attended is a prestigious all boys school. Uniforms are required as the dress code. Mr. Kaiser indicated that Caucasians are the dominate race at the school. No other races were mentioned. Reggie, the other male friend mentioned earlier, is an ongoing figure that plays basketball with Mr. Kaiser and “talks real life” with him. Mr. Kaiser describes, Reggie as an African-American, middle-aged man that lives in the same community as him.
The behavioral theory of depression postulates that depression is caused by a lack of response-contingent positive reinforcement from Joseph’s environment and too many instances of punishment (e.g., Lewinsohn et al., 1980). Behavioral activation techniques are designed to help Joseph become more actively involved in daily activities by participating in activities that provide with opportunities to experience gratification, fulfillment and/or accomplishment. Behavioral techniques (e.g., activity monitoring/scheduling, pleasant events scheduling, acting “as if”, and others) can intervene directly into Joseph’s daily behaviors. These new healthy behaviors can the cognitive change that is necessary for Joseph to begin to see that his life can
Under Armour is a company which was launched by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank. When he first started his business, it was named KP Sports, it is now known as Under Armour. The company started very small and operations were held from the basement of the founder's grandmother's house. However, the company soon expanded to have a remarkable market share in the sports apparel industry. Under Armour offers durable, functional, and high-quality products for athletes. The strategic methods implemented by the company have only got it so far. It is now in competition with big brands like Nike and Adidas. However, it will have to go the extra mile to be able to be on the same level as those rivals. Under Armour focuses more on athletic wear rather than lifestyle wear. It has strong brand recognition among athletes. That being said, Under Armour has to seriously consider expanding internationally to cover more markets. It should also work on products diversification and innovative designs. The following sections of this report will support the recommendations presented because they were based on the results of implementing external and internal
Client X is a twenty-one year old student, middle-high class white women who seemed discouraged and frustrated when she first arrived. She attends university and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Client X has a boyfriend, some close friends and lots of family, however, she still reports experiencing lots of loneliness. She believes she feels overwhelmed and frustrated with constantly being with a few people and reports high anxiety and depressive symptoms when there is no one to hang out with or talk to. She disclosed that she cries multiple times a day, and sometimes can not attend her classes or complete daily tasks because of crying. She reports anxiety about the future and wonders if she will become less lonely or learn to cope and accept the loneliness she experiences. Therefore, client X would like to address her issue with loneliness and gain techniques and advice about coping and accepting her loneliness.