the negative effects of alcohol and marijuana in his mental health. Counselor explained how these drugs can have a very temporary positive impact on his mood, but in the long term it can cause big problems for his mental health such as anger, increase depression, etc. Pt. was encouraged to share any current concern in his recovery. Pt.
Previously, the DSM-IV had reported that hoarding was comorbid with OCD, however, the DSM-V states that it is independent from negative, intrusive thoughts if one does not maintain an item. Hoarding disorder is also comorbid with medical conditions such as fibromyalgia, diabetes and obesity (Kress et al. 2014). It is inferred that compulsive hoarding is a result of significant trauma in a person’s life. Such trauma can include the death of a loved one, major decline in health and significant change in a person’s daily life.
Athletes dreaming to improve their performance the easy way are often the first you see to start using substances; this places them at risk of the many consequences. The main problem is while PED’s can improve physical performance in the short-term, they can have serious side effects and long-term health consequences. Carla Mooney 's book Thinking Critically: Performance-Enhancing Drugs, written by Carla Mooney, she says “PED’s can trigger mood and behavioral disorders, increased aggression, and violent behavior known as “roid rage”.” These drugs can provide physical and mental health issues. Also, for “Both men and women
In Los Angeles Times “Let There Be Dark” Paul Bogard uses factual evidence, reasoning and persuasive elements to strengthen the logic of his argument. I agree with Bogard because of the effectiveness of his argument Bogard uses fact-based evidence to support his debate that a mass amount of lightning should be limited. For instance, paragraph 3 stated that some people suffers from sleep disorders which are amalgamated to diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and depression. Your health should be your first priority It persuades readers such as myself that our bodies needs darkness for sleep which can prevent cancerous diseases. Do you care about wildlife or other living things?
Goodman 4 Richard Goodman English Comp II S. Cravens 14 March 2018 Ending Homelessness Homelessness is everywhere and it’s a growing problem in the United States. There are many reasons in which a person can become homeless, and many of us ask ourselves should we help the homeless. We fail to remember that they are people too, and that sometime or another in life we all need help, even the homeless. Fortunately, there is a way in which homelessness can be prevented and eventually to an extent ended, it starts with housing. When someone mentions the homeless we tend to picture the old man in dirty rags asleep on a bench or begging for change, but what we fail to realize is that there is a wide scope of people affected by homelessness.
Even if you do not realize it, your family and the people you love, love you as well. Being a drug addict hurts the people you care about most in many ways. You tend to become isolated from the people you care about without you realizing it. With the addiction, your morals go away and so does all the money. Once the addiction starts you forget who you are, you lose your family and yourself in trying to get high.
Alcohol abuse and dependence is among one of the most prevalent issues in the United States today. It is known to help individuals cope with personal issues and to fix his or her’s emotions positively. However, in relationships like marital, family, and friends, the opposing people can be the target source of negative affection, and may tend to leave them from his or her own fear. In the novel Rabbit, Run, John Updike argues that a partner leaves their spouse in a tough situation when it affects them well enough, eventually making the other partner turn to alcohol to mend his or her problems. A spouse may leave their partner once finding them in his or her’s stressful problem in order to maintain peace.
Isolation issues and depression are often linked to alcoholism and Poe had his reasons to drink, the dependence on it was Poe feeling as if he wasn’t fully alone especially after the deaths around him. Poe was blinded as to how much he was hurting himself and maybe the others around him by his
The reason being that in most cases, the mentally disturbed tend to undergo very long periods of depression or hyperactivity. At the same time, these people won’t be in their full thinking ability; so they can easily vandalize the house property within a short space of time when they are frustrated. Therefore, when dealing with the chronically homeless, it is vital to start by seeking treatment and medication for those with mental disorders. The reason why medical treatment should be a priority is that untreated mental disorders ultimately lead to homelessness. Therefore, to reduce the number of such people from among those who have the streets for a home, I think it is crucial that we as a society come in and help in funding for their
These men once defended our country and now find themselves almost abandoned by it. According to, Donovan and Shinseki (2013) “Veterans are at greater risk of experiencing homelessness than other adults. The reasons for this are not all related to military service; however, combat, wartime trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sometimes contribute to a downward spiral of depression, substance abuse, broken relationships, unemployment, and isolation.” There are personal issues associated with homelessness including hunger and nutrition issues, since they do not have the ability to prepare proper meals nor the funds to purchase healthy food choices. Additional concerns are; mental health issues, dental problems, injuries and death due to exposure to the outdoor
Deciding to seek the help of an LDS counselor in Frisco, TX for an addiction is difficult. First, you must admit to yourself that you have a problem and then you must admit that you need the help of a professional counselor to overcome your addiction. No matter what the addiction is - sex, pornography, alcohol, illegal narcotics - therapy can give you hope for the future. Unfortunately, many people who have addiction problems don’t seek help from an LDS counselor in Frisco, TX for a variety of reasons that include: ✦ Denial Denial is the most common reason that addicts don’t seek help. It’s also a first reaction when an addict is confronted by others about their addiction.
I believe this is an example of logos because the adversiments lists facts that smoking will kill you. The facts state that smoking will cause a raise in your blood pressure, wrinkles in your skin, may cause heart attacks and may cause cancer. The adverstiment includes true and logical facts that are hard to agrue with. The logos rhetroical appeal is based of using reasoning to convince a reader or viewer. The ad also does this by displaying a picture of a gun being loaded with cigarettes,
I choose to do this paper on Critical Incident Stress Debriefing or CISD. The reason I went with CISD was that it is something that will give me information that could make me be able to help in a very wide variety of situations from natural disasters to terrorist attacks. I will be going into the helping field working with those suffering from addiction; there are many different stress-inducing situations that cause people to turn to drugs and alcohol. If you just look at the addiction rate when it comes to veterans with PTSD, those numbers are staggering. I feel that if I can get in there and help these people before it gets to that point of mental health problems it would be so much better for them, as well as our society as a whole.
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”). For many people with anxiety, the fear of not knowing when and where
The article “What Are the HALT-ernatives to Drug Use” examine how the client handles his/her stress related to alcoholics. HALT stands for: hunger, anger, loneliness, or tiredness. The article states hunger, anger, loneliness, or tiredness are triggers often conceived as by drug abuser to engage in using. While I was reading the article, it reminded me of the Bowen family therapy. One aspect Bowen family therapy focus on is the idea people are the result of an evolutionary process.