8 results found, view free essays on page:
Frontal Lobes Nerve Fibers
1,967 words... main, a hole of 2. 5 to 5 cm of diameter, drilled by hand into the skull of a living man, without any anesthesia or asepsis, during 30 to 60 long minutes. This is maybe the most ancient form of brain surgery known to man: it is called trepanning (from Greek trianon, borer) or trephining (Sabbatini, 1997). This perhaps was the first idea that man can be cured of mental illness by biological exploration. Thousands of years later, psychosurgery was discovered by accident in America in 1847 when...
Free research essays on topics related to: lobotomy, mental illness, mental disorders, nerve fibers, frontal lobes
Attention Deficit Disorder Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
1,286 wordsAttention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a problem that affects 5 % to 10 % of all children. ADD affect more children than any other childhood problems except asthma. It is estimated to be the largest single cause for first referrals to child guidance clinics throughout the country, making up as many as 40 % of those cases. Many ADD cases are not diagnosed because the problem most often does not show in the doctors office. Current estimates suggest that approximately 50 to 65 % of the children with A...
Free research essays on topics related to: dsm iv, attention deficit hyperactivity, deficit hyperactivity disorder, frontal lobes, attention deficit disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder Frontal Lobes
1,231 words... n of responsibility for keeping the household running smoothly and meeting the needs of the children, the spouse with ADD, and, if he or she has time, his or her own priorities. Raising a child who has ADD can be an exhausting and, at times, frustrating experience. Parents play a key role in managing the disability. They usually need specialized training in behavior management and benefit greatly from parent support groups. Parents often find that approaches to raising that work well with ch...
Free research essays on topics related to: attention deficit disorder, pay attention, frontal lobes, nervous system, controlled substance
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder People With Ocd
1,450 wordsI. Definition of obsessive compulsive disorder We all have quirks that take up small bits of the day. Very often, people wrestling with an obsessive compulsive disorder invest hours of their day avoiding these concerns. People with an obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have an intolerance and rejection of a mental experience that generates a tremendous amount of agitation and anxiety over losing control of ones mind. It seems as if that one aspect of OCD is and overactive conscience (Article on...
Free research essays on topics related to: common form, frontal lobes, science news, people with ocd, obsessive compulsive disorder
Cause Of Schizophrenia Part Of The Brain
1,755 wordsSince I've chosen to major in psychology, I've chosen to do my paper on something that pertains to my major. In this case the mental disorder schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a several disabilitating disease that has stricken the lives of almost two million people in the United States alone (Keefe 20). Since this disease is so devastating the majority of people that suffer from it either live on the streets or in mental institutions. In fact, forty percent of the beds in American mental hospitals...
Free research essays on topics related to: paranoid schizophrenia, cause of schizophrenia, frontal lobes, part of the brain, frontal lobotomy
Frontal Lobe Prefrontal Cortex
2,875 wordsHave We Learned Anything New About The Have We Learned Anything New About The Functions Of The Frontal Lobe In The Last Five Years? Discuss The frontal lobe is thought to be the latest area of the brain to develop and is largest in humans. It is therefore suggested that the area plays a key role in differentiating humans from other hominids (Crespo-Facorro et al 1999; Faster, 1997). For well over a century research has investigated the functioning of the frontal region of the human brain (Della ...
Free research essays on topics related to: cortex, prefrontal cortex, frontal lobe, frontal, working memory
Important To Remember Frontal Lobotomy
2,992 wordsOne Flew OverPshycosurgery Introduction One Flew Over the Cock s Nest presents a flashing array of images and scenes that are impossible to ignore and impossible to forget. One particular scene, where Jack Nicholson is being led to bed with a marring scar on his forehead, is among the most socially disturbing. For, we find it hard to believe that humanity had scrambled the brains of those who could not live within the confines of society. Nicholson s character received a pre-frontal lobotomy. No...
Free research essays on topics related to: brain surgery, brain tissue, frontal lobotomy, frontal lobe, important to remember
York William Morrow White Blood Cells
2,139 wordsSchizophrenia: Explained and Treatments Jeffrey A. Hurt Professor Leary Abnormal Psychology 203 2 May 1996 Schizophrenia is a devastating brain disorder affecting people worldwide of all ages, races, and economic levels. It causes personality disintegration and loss of contact with reality (Sinclair). It is the most common psychosis and it is estimated that one percent of the U. S. population will be diagnosed with it over the course of their lives (Torrey 2). Recognition of this disease dates b...
Free research essays on topics related to: white blood cells, studies have shown, york william morrow, mental health professionals, frontal lobes
8 results found, view free essays on page: