Final Exam Mattie Parham Bryant & Stratton College HTHS 400: Disaster Planning and Management Dr. Markisha J. Woodson April 25, 2016 Compare and Contrast the various types of disasters that can affect healthcare facilities. Describe the effect that various types of disasters can have on the ability of a healthcare facility to effectively respond. A disaster in health care is an event that produces casualties beyond the number and severity for which a single hospital or prehospital emergency medical system can plan. A disaster would affect communities, surrounding localities, and regions.
Atwood feels that it is the responsibility of the writers to mirror whatever takes place in the world be it child abuse, violence against women, terrorism and so on. The novel Oryx and Crake brings out the issues related to the natural world and how much damage has been done to nature by humans and how the implications would be in the following years. This novel raises questions about the present state of the natural world and how nature is being treated. The environmental questions such as global warming, social inequalities that is being carried out relating to the environment, pollution, over-population, the modification and diminution of natural resources has been clearly raised. Though, Atwood have produced many works, not any of her works has this much portrayal of nature and environmental issues as it is done in the novel Oryx and Crake.
“Millions of lives were changed in a day by a cruel and wasteful storm” (George W. Bush). George W. Bush said this quote after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast. Hurricanes are deadly natural disasters that affect people every year. They have a very complex way of forming, and each storm is distinguished by its characteristics. After hurricanes, people and the environment are deeply harmed.
Childhood trauma is categorized as one of our countries most important public health issues. The American Psychological Association defines trauma as an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Trauma can also be brought about by abuse and grief. Although most childhood trauma beings at home, many thousands also experience trauma due to community violence, accidents and while undergoing traumatic medical or surgical procedures (van der Kolk, 2005). Following the trauma are multiple stress disorders including, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depressive disorders, anxiety, learning disabilities and chronic physical health problems that children are often left with.
Getting vaccinated will save lots of lives. Vaccinating children is the smartest and safest approach to make sure children are healthy. Why would you want to put your children at risk of catching a disease when it is easily preventable. Vaccines are effective, and are the only way to have peace of mind that your child will be protected in the world around them. Vaccinate, vaccinate,
All their lives they had been in the midst of a war between the malicious indians, embittered french, and the puritans. As many were rapt to the war many children and adults most likely would have been traumatized. If so they may have had post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. According to nimh.nih.gov, “PTSD develops after a terrifying ordeal that involved physical harm or the threat of physical harm.”
Phobia is an irrational fear, a type of anxiety disorder in which the individual has an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of a situation, living creature, place or thing. Phobia is one of the most common kind of anxiety disorder. Phobia affect many kind of people across age, social class, nationality, gender, culture, and ethnicity. “The National Institute of Mental Health estimated in 2011 that between 8.7% and 18.1% of Americans of all ages suffer from phobia” (1). Phobia is "an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation"(2).
In a study by Grasso et al. (2011) six, nine, and twelve months’ post-treatment offered a continued reduction on childhood PTS symptoms. Parents also gained the listening skills needed to access their child’s needs. However, during treatment, negative childhood behaviors are likely to worsen (Grasso et al., 2011). Potential Barriers to Treatment.
The effects range from their physiological to their psychological wellbeing, in as much as the studies conducted have tried to highlight the effects on the adult children, possible ways of containing this evil should be looked into. Researchers should acknowledge the fact that alcoholism starts at a very young age and when dealing with the adult children they should know that the problem started a long time before they became adult children. More research needs to be conducted into the effects of the abuse, especially at a young age. Research should also be done into knowing that it is not a one factor to become an alcoholic, that the problem is a compounding issue. Some children begin at a very young age.
The results they found concluded that there was a strong correlation between increased childhood stress and multisystem health risks in adulthood; in addition, having a loving and warm parental influence decreased the risk of multisystem health risks later in life (Carroll et al., 2013). All in all, participants who were abused as children and had no loving or warm parental influence were most at risk for disease and death in adulthood (Carroll et al., 2013). A limitation in this study was that it didn’t look at other psychosocial environment factors relating to the sources of abuse and warmth in childhood, so future studies done should look at factors within the psychosocial environment and see if they act as buffers for poor health in adults (Danese et al.,
The study also found that positive parenting may moderate children’s association with intimate partner violence. The results from this study show that it is imperative that parents practice positive parenting and children not be exposed to situations where violence or abuse take places because these can cause profound effects on children psychologically, whether it is dealing with stress, coping with trauma, perceiving threats, hyperarousal, avoidance, fear, security, interpersonal relationships, and negative self-attributions. All of these things can follow and often do follow children into adulthood. Also, children may repeat the same cycle they experienced with their own
Reality of Anti-Depressant Use It may startle you to know that of every mental disorder in the United States of America, anxiety disorders are the most common (“Anxiety”). “Anxiety is often a health response to uncertainty and danger, but constant worry and nervousness can be a sign of another trouble, internal rather than external” (“Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Toxic Worry” 1). There are many adolescents who struggle with mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression and take anti-depressants to help them cope, but the safety of such drugs on developing bodies is debatable. Anxiety is a horrible fear of something you could never put into words or describe (“Anxiety”).
In conclusion the 9/11 tragedy led to people being afraid for what was coming for the U.S and for their own children’s lives as well. These events had scared people for life practically because it had happened in front of them, seen family members die in front of them and just having to deal with for the rest of their lives; it is sad. There are more problems that are ready to be happening like the new president of America, Trump that’s going to be the talk of the hysteria that were going to have to face in the near