Male And Female Mood Swings
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Childhood Onset Bipolar Disorder
1,471 wordsChildhood Onset Bipolar Disorder (COBPD) is one of the most debilitating mental disorders affecting children today. Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder usually affecting adults that causes sometimes severe changes in mood. Childhood Onset Bipolar disorder is just what it sounds like, a bipolar disorder that occurs during childhood. Persons suffering from a bipolar disorder experience mood swings ranging from depression to mania. During a depressive episode patients can experience feelings of ext...
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Childhood Onset Bipolar Disorder
1,463 words... d with COBPD had this bilinear transmission (Todd et Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder is a somewhat of a new concept. The DSM-IV is not scheduled for revision in the near future, but there have been some guidelines set that experts can use to make recognition of COBPD a bit easier. For example, a Washington University team of researchers use a structured diagnostic interview called Wash U KIDDE-SADS, which is more sensitive to the rapid cycling patterns of children with a bipolar disorder (C...
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Electro Convulsive Therapy Family And Friends
1,540 wordsBipolar disorder can best be compared to a mountain range. With high peaks of euphoria and deep valleys of depression, this disorder has periods of high, or manic stages, and periods of low, or depressed stages, with some periods of normal in between. For many people this disorder begins in the adolescent stage of life and continues throughout the persons adult life. Often people suffer needlessly for years or even decades without even recognizing that they have the disorder. As long as people a...
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Biff Is An Interesting Character Biff Is An Interesting Willy
694 wordsBiff is one of the main characters in the play "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller. Biff is Willy's and Linda's son. He was the star of the football team and had scholarships to 3 college's, but he flunked math and couldn't graduate, so he tried to work at many different jobs, and failed at each. Finally, he decided to head out west, and work on farms. Biff came back home this spring, because he didn't know what he was doing with his life. Willy has mood swings and sometimes thinks very highl...
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Bipolar Disorder Manic Depressive
1,124 wordsThe phenomenon of bipolar affective disorder has been a mystery since the 16 th century. Bipolar disorder or as the alternate names, manic depressive illness or affective bipolar disorder can be classified as a mood disorder characterized by mood swings from mani's (exaggerated feeling of well-being) to depression. History has shown that this affliction can appear in almost anyone. Even the great painter Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have had bipolar disorder. It is clear that in our society m...
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Plays A Major Role Lot Of Times
1,312 wordsDepression and Adolescents Depression. Is depression possible in young adults? Not until recently doctors thought that kids were not prone to depression. They thought that depression was purely an "adult" disease. Nowadays, every doctor knows that a child could be depressed too. The causes of adolescent depression and treatment outcomes were explored in the article by Pat Winter and Barbara Kantrowitz "Young and Depressed" that I will discuss. This article illustrates a couple of real-life stori...
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Positive Or Negative Clinically Depressed
1,173 wordsA Study of Depression and Relationships A primary concern for Psychology research is depression. Depression affects a great deal of our population and many aspects of an individuals mental health and well-being. In my research of books, articles, and Internet pages on depression, I chose to base my paper mainly on a 1994 article of a study of depression, entitled Depression, Working Models of Others, and Relationship Functioning, by Katherine B. Carnelley, Paula R. Pietromonaco, and Kenneth Jaff...
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Seasonal Affective Disorder Risk Taking Behavior
3,198 wordsDepression is a disease affecting the entire mind and body, causing a person to feel miserable in many ways. Changes in brain chemistry make it happen. It is a brain disease. When speaking of depression Im not referring to the normal down periods that everyone goes through once in a while, that can be brought on by a rainy day, a broken heart, the flu or even for no particular reason. People mope around, listen to sad music and feel sorry for themselves. These moods go away within a couple of da...
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Long Term Effects Mood Swings
4,726 wordsDrugs work by changing chemicals in your brain that control your mood. Most drugs boost or imitate the behavior of chemicals (like adrenaline, dopamine and serotonin) which regulate our mood, well being and energy levels. These chemical messengers are part of what makes us feel happy. The reason people continue doing drugs or become addicted is to do with a part of the brain called the reward pathway. It? s an area deep in the brain which makes us repeat experiences that feel good, be it having ...
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Kill The King Hamlets Sanity
1,753 wordsThe Key Elements Making Shakespeare s Hamlet, Hamlet William Shakespeare's tragic hero, Hamlet, can arguably be discussed, through his rare mix of witty intelligence, hostile impatience and dual personalities, as Shakespeare s most interesting character. At times, Hamlet displays sheer brilliance, evident as he devises a plan to catch Claudius for King Hamlet s murder. Hamlet then loses his senses and kills Polonius, leaving no remorse behind him, eventually acting as seemingly two different cha...
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Mental Health Professionals Children And Adolescents
1,205 wordsHow was I to Know? Current Perspectives on Adolescent Depression Depression is a disorder that affects the human psyche in such a way that the affected tends to act, and react abnormally toward others as well as themselves. Therefore it comes as no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age...
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Ghost Of His Father Control Of His Emotions
1,027 wordsIn the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare a frightful calamity occurs. We see two characters Hamlet and Laertes who both seek to revenge the murderers of their departed fathers. Many of the readers may contemplate if Hamlet is crazy for what he believes to be true. Hamlet is dynamic, animated, and absurd in his madness. Shakespeare uses the dimmer light of reality to expose the brighter light of the plot. Throughout the play Shakespeare incorporates a theme of madness. Moreover, madness is brill...
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Signs And Symptoms Drugs And Alcohol
1,324 wordsFrom high to low. From exhilaration to despair. From wildness to apathy. These are the extremes associated with bipolar disorder, which can be a serious and disabling mental illness. The condition is also known as manic-depressive illness (from manias on the one extreme to depression on the other). Bipolar disorder affects a likely 1 percent to 5 percent of adults in the United States. It often begins in adolescence or early adulthood and may continue for life. Its causes are vague, and there is...
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Anabolic Steroids Mood Swings
1,042 wordsYouve seen them, and you thought you knew what was going on. The muscle-heads at the gym, the all-star basketball player, the amazing offensive tackle, and the lightning fast swimmer. All of them used steroids, and you knew it. They were all unnaturally strong, and looked like gods. But what you could not see is the terrible side effects which come through the use of anabolic steroids. These powerful drugs have both positive and negative results from their use. Along with increased strength and ...
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Unwanted Pregnancies Abortion Clinics
5,086 wordsIn three weeks, Jennifer will leave for college. She broke up with her boyfriend two weeks ago, and today she found out she was pregnant. Should Jennifer have an abortion, or stop all her plans and have a baby at eighteen? Either way the decision is hers to make. On January 22, 1973 the landmark decision of Roe vs. Wade occurring in the Supreme Court made abortion a " constitutional liberty" (Francome 20). Legally, Jennifer can receive an abortion. Socially, however, she will endure ma...
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Effects Of Steroids Word Of Mouth
1,754 wordsImagine this. The year is 1999 and the New York Jets are playing the Minnesota Vikings in the last Super Bowl of the twentieth century. It is late in the fourth quarter, the score is Jets 21, Vikings 20. The Vikings are faced with a crucial fourth and one with a minute, ten left to play in the fourth quarter. The Vikings decide it? s do or die and are forced to go for it. The teams come to the line of scrimmage and the quarterback starts his cadence. The ball is snapped and the quarterback hands...
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Effects Of Steroid Androgenic Steroids
1,286 wordsWhat are steroids? Anabolic Steroids Steroids What are steroids? Anabolic androgenic steroids are synthetic derivatives of the male hormone testosterone that are taken to build muscle, enhance performance, and improve appearance. The drug s anabolic or muscle-building effects help the body retain protein, a necessary building block for the growth of muscles, bones, and skin. The androgenic or masculinizing effects cause the development of a deep voice, facial and body hair, muscle mass, and aggr...
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Mood Swings Taking Steroids
527 wordsSteroids: The Easy Way To Destruction Athletes use of steroids is very popular these days, but even though steroids do produce quick gains in muscle size, they also have some very serious side effects. After long-term use, steroids can cause a change in behavior, a decrease in the bodys natural hormone production, and most seriously of all, addiction. One very noticeable characteristic of steroids use is a great chance in the behavior of the user. The major behavioral change is an uncontrollable...
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End Their Lives Drugs And Alcohol
2,075 wordsSuicide: The Final Solution? Suicide, the act of intentionally killing oneself, has become an increasingly more common and serious issue among those who tend to experience problems psychologically dealing with hardships in life. ? Too often, as the daily news tells us, the search for answers to these challenges is complicated by problems outside teens? control, such as divorce, family alcoholism, domestic violence or even sexual abuse? (APA Online 1). For all of these reasons, suicide has become...
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