Rape is a form of sexual assault that is against a woman 's will, which can result in unwanted pregnancy. Therefore, rape is a condition that justifies abortion. Surely, scars caused by physical abuse can slowly heal, but a scar that is unseen to the eyes of men is hard to heal. In this case, it is an emotional wound, which can be caused by trauma, abandonment, neglect and abuse. Rape is a horrible and traumatic event that brings great suffering to the raped women.
ABSTRACT “Coping Strategies refer to the specific efforts, both behavioral and psychological, that people employ to master, tolerate, reduce, or minimize stressful events” (Taylor 1998). “Posttraumatic Growth refers to positive psychological change experienced as a result of the struggle with highly challenging life circumstances” (Tedeschi & Calhoun 2004). Mastectomy is the surgical removal of partial or the entire breast tissue. The objective of the study is to determine if there are significant differences and relationships in coping strategies between middle aged women (45-55 years) and older women (56-66 years) who have undergone mastectomy and to compare the levels of posttraumatic growth in them. A purposive sampling method was used
Pregnancy can trigger the disease due to women of childbearing years being more at risk of having Lupus. Researchers believe that estrogen plays a role in disease development, but the actual cause of the disease unknown. Environmental factors play a role in the disease such as; exposure to the sun, stress, and smoking can spark an outbreak. Some of the symptoms associated with Lupus are; butterfly shaped rash on the face, feeling severely fatigue, extreme weight
Before they were able to discover such vaccine to cure whooping cough, well over 250,000 cases of whooping cough per year in the U.S., with 9,000 reported deaths (Medicine Net, 1996-2015). Whooping cough is a bacterial in the upper respiratory infection that leads to violent coughing. The word whoop is originated from the inflammation and swelling of the voice box structures that vibrates when there is a rapid inflow of air during inspiration. This disease is highly infectious ( (Medicine Net, 1996-2015). Pertussis is detected in the back of the neck.
This essay seeks to explore some of the socio cultural factors that precipitate and sustain the Aids pandemic and some recommendations of containing the spread of HIV and Aids will be presented. Poverty is one of the main issues in Sub Saharan countries and it influences men and women differently. It is a key factor leading to behaviours that exposure people to the chance of HIV infections. Poverty increases vulnerability to contracting HIV in different ways and these include increased migration to city areas, exploitation; and gender inequality. The chance of HIV infection is additionally
With more than sixty percent of the population presently settled in urban areas, infected individuals are migrating to the USA and Europe. An estimated 100,000 infected individuals living in the USA immigrated from Mexico and Central America. The infectious risk that these individuals pose to the non-endemic areas is mainly through blood transfusion, as the infected individuals donate blood unaware that they are infected. Productivity Impact of Chagas Disease Around 752,000 working days per year are lost due to the infections caused by Chagas disease in just the seven South American countries. A study of absenteeism in Brazil estimated loses caused by this disease of at least $5.6 million per year.
Even during a rape or incest occurrence, children are conceived in this world for a reason-to live. “A woman who becomes pregnant due to an act of either rape or incest is the victim of a horribly violent and morally reprehensible crime” (Beckwith 1). Would you want to be reminded for 9 months of the atrocious act you had once endured? A woman’s mental and emotional health should be valued more in such severe situations. In the case of a forced and accidental pregnancy, an abortion should definitely be justified.
This explains how pregnant women perceive the extent of the problem of maternal morbidity and mortality. If they see it as something serious or severe that can lead to complicated issues then there is need for them to take action. Perceived Susceptibility is another construct in HBM which refers to the personal risk or susceptibility which is one of the more powerful perceptions in prompting people to adopt healthier behaviour. Most women see themselves as being vulnerable to disease or death during the time of pregnancy due to the fact that different complains about their health always come up. This always gingers them in taking action to seek maternal health service from different places of their
Contraceptives hold great importance in this day and age because they aid in the prevention of unwanted pregnancy. One of the hardest choices that a great deal of youngsters face is whether to engage in sexual relations/intercourse or not. If individuals do choose to participate in sexual inercourse, it implies that they should also take on the liability to shield themselves from impromptu pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Many forms of contraceptives are out on the market today, and it should be necessary for teens to be able to access birth control without parental permission as it helps prevent unwanted pregnancy, and aid in regulating menstrual cycle, as well as accommodate people who are sexually assaulted. Sexually active
This course has expanded our knowledge on the causation and effects of numerous diseases that impact the field of epidemiology. A disease that deserves utmost attention is Chlamydia as it severely affects women. This case study is enabling us to explore the effectiveness and efficiency of tests that may be used to curb the problem of this sexually transmitted disease. Chlamydia is very prevalent globally and it is feared by many and yet still there are so many unreported cases of the disease. According to research from the CDC, Chlamydia is a common STD that affects both men and women and can cause serious damage to the reproductive system of women and furthermore lead to potentially fatal ectopic pregnancy presenting a problem for women who
According to the CDC (Center For Disease Control) website, Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease or STD. It is a disease that can be contracted by either men or women. It is safe to say that it does way more harm to a female body than that of a male. It can cause serious, permanent damage to a woman 's reproductive system, which as we know if necessary for procreation and the replenishing of the population. This disease can also make it difficult or impossible for her to get pregnant later on.
If I were a nurse, I would contact my state representatives and ask about other bills that will expand the access to naloxone. Registered nurse, Angela Clark explains, “Nurses providing testimony that raises awareness of the impact of the opioid epidemic and potential for this legislation to address this concern will promote a willingness to adopt these bills” (Clark, 2014). Nurses should be educated and prepared to address opponents who claim the bill gives addicts permission to abuse. When in fact, naloxone should be viewed as a lifeline to recovery. Clark states, “Reversing an overdose with naloxone ‘buys’ healthcare providers another opportunity to provide treatment, and we know that with adequate time, treatment works” (Clark, 2014).
Likewise, endocrine disorders such as diabetes and thyroid imbalances, also place women at greater risk for miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy (Mayo Clinic, 2010). Other factors that cause miscarriage includes chromosomal anomalies, infections, anatomical problems of the uterus, hormonal imbalances, blood-clotting disorders, immunological malfunctions, maternal illness, lifestyle factors, stress, substance use, ectopic pregnancy, and gestational trophoblastic
Kaitlyn Finney Respiratory therapy 150 RESPIRATORY DISTRESS AND IT 'S AFFECT ON INFANTS Respiratory distress of the newborn is a very fatal but curable disease. It is a vicious series of events that all lead to severe impairment of the respiratory function. Although it is primarily due to immature lungs the reason the lung maturity is so important is because of the growth of surfactant. Surfactant replacement and mechanical ventilation are both very helpful therapies for infants with Respiratory distress syndrome however the best method is the prevention of prematurity. The purpose of this paper is to enlighten the reader about this devastating disease and the successful therapies we respiratory therapists use to reverse and care