Fetal alcohol syndrome is a condition where an unborn child is exposed to alcohol during pregnancy. The effect of exposure of alcohol during pregnancy causes brain damage and growth problems. Fetal alcohol syndrome has physical symptoms which include the following wide set eyes, thin upper lip, flattened face with a short nose, deformities of joints, limbs and fingers, slow physical growth, vision problems, hearing problems, small head circumference, heart defects, and issues with kidneys and bones Fetal alcohol exposure has a dramatic effect on the central nervous system.
Unit 2 Discussion: Prenatal Development Readings: Chapter 3 and 4 A teratogen is any exposure in the environment such as drugs, illnesses, alcohol that can cause substantial harm to an unborn or breastfeeding baby. There are some teratogens that even if the mother was exposed to or poisoned at one point before getting pregnant can still cause harm to the unborn baby even if she is no longer exposed. Lead can be considered a teratogen as it is a toxic metal and can cause harm during the embryonic period.
It is not known what causes antisocial personality disorder but there are a number of theories that attempt to explain the origins of this disorder (Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia, 2012). Pathophysiology There are three main theories that attempt to explain where and why this disorder occurs—the psychodynamic, behavioral, and biological models. Psychodynamic theorists propose that this disorders origin begin in infancy. Infants have the need to build trust with their parents or guardians. If they are not showed enough love and attention, they gain distrust and are unable to form healthy bonds with others which cause them to bond with people in abnormal and often unlawful ways.
" We will discuss neurocircuitry related to obsessions, compulsions, and other symptoms more fully in Parts 2 and 3 of MyBrainNotes.com. Especially regarding PTSD, past experience is a key. Neuroscientists have found that experience shapes
Other risk factors for UTIs include: Urinary tract abnormalities. Babies born with urinary tract abnormalities that don't allow urine to leave the body normally or cause urine to back up in the urethra have an increased risk of UTIs. Blockages in the urinary tract. Kidney stones or an enlarged prostate can trap urine in the bladder and increase the risk of UTIs.
Cerebral Palsy is caused by brain injuries or brain malformation that occurs before during or after birth that affects the brain's development. There are many ways to prevent Cerebral Palsy according to which category it falls into. There are three categories, congenital, acquired and genetic predisposition. Congenital cases are the result of brain damage before the child is born and often happens because of birth complications. It can be acquired in multiple ways such as having a stroke or being in a car accident and it may also be the effect of shaken-baby-syndrome, it can also happen because of an infection or condition that slows down the blood flow to the brain.
Introduction: Adolescence is an important stage in human life span. Physiologic changes associated with puberty manifest themselves in often complex and bizarre ways to which girls show different reactions to this stage. And so, it is no wonder that this developmental period is also a time of high anxiety that occasionally can lead to the all-too-common teenagers to panic and suicidal tendencies. These changes contribute to and impact their future development. This study was conducted to assess the level of pubertal anxiety among early adolescent girls with a view to develop an educational booklet.
One of the most leading causes of epilepsy is head trauma (most likely from an accident) which is known as “Post Traumatic Epilepsy.” Another cause is brain conditions; when someone has had a stroke or brain tumor in the past they have a higher chance of developing epilepsy. Also, infectious diseases (such as meningitis and AIDS) can cause epilepsy. Lastly, prenatal injuries: mother acquires an infection or oxygen deficiency to the baby and developmental disorders: autism and neurofibromatosis (Epilepsy, 2017). To figure out if someone actually has epilepsy, they will go through tests to be
People who have Graves' disease can end up suffering from pregnancy issues, heart disorders, and brittle bones. According to the Mayo Clinic, some pregnancy issues that people with Graves' disease can suffer from are miscarriage, preterm birth, fetal thyroid dysfunction, poor fetal growth, maternal heart failure, and preeclampsia. When you have hyperthyroidism but you want a child you have to put all of these factors in to place. Thinking of all the disorders your baby could possibly have because of your disease is terrifying. The heart disorders people can suffer from are heart rhythm disorders, changes in the structure and function of the heart muscles, and congestive heart failure, which is the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to the body.
The cons about birth control and planned parenthood is that birth control can cause lots of problems when a woman decides to have kids. For example it can cause a miscarriages, and other body effects it can have is not only physically, but mentally and emotionally. The emotional problems birth control can cause is hormones, depression, mood swings, anxieties, fatigue, neurotic symptoms, compulsion, and anger. Other ways birth control can affect the body is physically is weight gain ,irregular bleeding, high blood pressure, larger breasts, breast tenderness, and
The University of Washington School of Medicine is the leader in scientific research of FAS. The school/students have done many controlled research study’s. The Study on Alcohol and Pregnancy, Neuropsychological Analyses of FAS/FAE Deficits, Parent-Child Assistance Program , and the FAS Follow-up Program. One of the many problems of misdiagnosis, and is shown in this study is that, the birth rate of FAS children is nearly 1 per 100 births (ACBR). The problem is this, alcohol-affected children and adults are often denied services when they lack the characteristic FAS face and or mental retardation as defined by a standardized IQ score of less then 69.
DSM Diagnosis: Include behaviors & symptoms consistent with diagnosis. 303.90 Alcohol Use Disorder, Sever; F.10.24 Alcohol Induced Depressive Disorder; Bipolar; Pancreatitis, severe; primary and social Background information: John Smith is a Caucasian male in his mid-forties residing Truman, AR. Pt reported he has an ongoing struggle with substance abuse addiction since the age of seventeen. Pt was admitted voluntarily to SBBH for suicidal ideation. Also, pt reports he has receive several therapeutic treatments.
My academic goals after I graduated from UC Irvine is to achieve a higher education beyond a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Sciences. I have set going to dental school as a primary goal after graduating. My goal is to eventually obtain a D.D.S (Doctor of Dentist Surgery) degree. Working towards a specialty is an interest that I am very curious in pursuing; however, as of now becoming a general dentist is my main goal. What factor(s) made you interested in studying in the Biological/Biomedical School: