Disorder Essay Topics

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Along with the need explained above Lucy will need other needs as she is a child. Lucy is growing and developing her Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and social needs all the time. Due to this Lucy will need health care needs as she will need Jabs from the doctors as she will need to be protected… View Article

Anti-social Personality Disorder

The Biopsychology theories of crime looks at whether crime is inherited through genes or whether there is a specific illness that causes criminality, such as Anti-Social Personality Disorder. So to get a better understanding of the Biopsychology theories of crime, it’s important to look at a disorder relating to or ties into biopsychology that could… View Article

Case Study on Adolescent Sexual Abuse

Elias is a five year old Mexican American male who has recently been referred to the community counseling center due to the exposure of sexual abuse by his stepfather. Elias was a client of this community center approximately 18 months earlier. Elias had been referred for poor impulse control and hyperactivity. At that time he… View Article

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

If a pre-school child throws a rock at another child, should such action be viewed the same way as if the action was done by a 15 year old adolescent? Are childish “talk backs” of young children similar to or should be considered as pre-cursors of the sassy talk backs of defiant and rebellious teenagers?… View Article

Is Ritalin Over Prescribed

After reading the selected critical issue, use the following questions to analyze the issue. 1. What are at least two facts presented by each side of the critical issue? Pro – There were more than a dozen reports of cardiac arrest or heart failure between 1985 and 1997 due to Ritalin use. – In one… View Article

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

This paper examines the diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder as demonstrated by David Pelzer in his autobiographies A Child Called It and The Lost Boy, with a focus on the latter book. Dave is the son of alcoholic parents whose mother severely abused him while his father turned the other cheek. Dave has been subjected… View Article

Male and Female Reproductive Disorder

Amenorrhoea (BE), amenorrhea (AmE), or amenorrh? a, is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age. Physiological states of amenorrhoea are seen during pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding), the latter also forming the basis of a form of contraception known as the lactational amenorrhoea method. Outside of the reproductive years there is… View Article

Psychiatric Disorders, Diseases, and Drugs

In the time span of only one year, roughly seven percent of Americans suffer from some form of a mood disorder (Mood Disorders, n. d. ). The typical person is able to experience moods on all levels but those that suffer from mood disorders get “stuck” into a certain mood (Mood Disorders, n. d. )…. View Article

Dissociative Identity Disorder

The syndrome commonly known as Multiple Personality Disorder but now called Dissociative Identity Disorder (American Psychiatric Association, 198) might be thought of as a recent phenomenon. The diagnostic literature shows the definition of multiple personality as evolving significantly over the editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. In the DSM-1, these behaviors… View Article

Panic and other mental disorders

Panic disorder entails nervousness disarray and is distinguished by unforeseen and recurring incident of intense fear followed by physical symptoms that may comprise chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, or abdominal distress. This disorder is analyzed in people who experience impulsive, apparently out-of-the-blue panic attacks and are distant with the fear of a recurring attack…. View Article

Billy Joel and His Battle with Depression

Since the early seventies, Billy Joel has displayed greatness with his success in music, and has captured America with the sounds of his catchy tunes. Many accomplishments have been made, such as winning five Grammy Awards and many top ten hits in the seventies, eighties, and nineties. Joel has been successful throughout the years, but… View Article

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder which is characterized by a pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency (Taber, 1968). This pattern begins by early adulthood and is present in a variety of contexts. Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder attempt… View Article

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder side effects may take years to show up, they are debilitating to the victims everyday life. A soldier with PTSD may experience emotional outburst, find it hard to communicate with others. Panic attacks, sleeping disorder, and flashbacks are a few of the major side effects. The soldier often will feel guilty which… View Article

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Children are normally difficult to deal with and could be very challenging sometimes. They usually have mood swings and tantrums that are sometimes hard to control and deal with. On the other hand if the child or an individual is observed with relentless pattern of tantrums, arguing and have disruptive behaviors to their parents or… View Article

Eating Disorders

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is the recommended choice of treatment for people suffering eating disorders (NICE 2004). However, there is growing and mountain concerns that there is lack of clinical trail to prove the efficacy of CBT in treating eating disorders. Therefore, what this review aims to achieve is to examine and explore what studies and… View Article