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61: Psychoanalysis
... four to five sessions per week of about 45 minutes each. In this way the psychoneuroses and the narcissistic personality disorders can be treated successfully in a majority of patients. Serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, manic-depressive illness, and the psychoses caused by organic malfunctioning of the brain cannot be cured by psychoanalytic treatment, though the patient can often benefit from psycho-pharmacological treatment--sedatives, tranquilizers, anti-depressants--in combination ...
62: Huntington's Disease
... movements of the body, slurred speech, and the deterioration of mental functioning. Symptoms of the individual include alternating periods of excitement and depression. It is caused by a buildup of neurotransmitter fluids, which can cause schizophrenia. The first symptoms of the disease usually appear between the ages of 35 and 45, but much earlier and later occurrences are also known. Since this disease occurs later in life, the only chance you ...
63: Autonomy Vs. Paternalism In Mental Health Treatment
... was also Mr. Gordon's family who appeared to be the focal point of any plans for Mr. Gordon. "......expectations, soon to be dashed by programs more devoted to servicing neurotic families than people with schizophrenia" (Rubenstien, 1994, p.55). Mr. Gordon remained safe and close to his family by relinquishing his autonomy. Mr. Gordon's safety was the most important issue for the family. Secondarily to his safety, Mr. Gordon ...
64: Bipolar Affective Disorder
... millions of dollars in cost to society. Many times bipolar patients report that the depressions are longer and increase in frequency as the individual ages. Many times bipolar states and psychotic states are misdiagnosed as schizophrenia. Speech patterns help distinguish between the two disorders (Lish, 1994). The onset of Bipolar disorder usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 30 years of age, with a second peak in the mid-forties ...
65: The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs
... tuna and salmon, whole grain and enriched cereals, dried beans and peas, and nuts. The body also makes niacin from the amino acid tryptophan. Megadoses of niacin have been used experimentally in the treatment of schizophrenia, although no experimental proof has been produced to show its efficacy. In large amounts it reduces levels of cholesterol in the blood, and it has been used extensively in preventing and treating arteriosclerosis. Large doses ...
66: Phobias
... Against Mental Illness.” Will be of no value in supporting the thesis. The facts in these sources are almost scarcely useful in supporting the thesis. However, the first article completely discusses a persons struggle with schizophrenia and the way in which the person tries to overcome the obstacle. The second useless article is about a child named Adam who is courageous in overcoming his battle. The next article deals with loneliness ...
67: Psychoanalysis
... four to five sessions per week of about 45 minutes each. In this way the psychoneuroses and the narcissistic personality disorders can be treated successfully in a majority of patients. Serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, manic-depressive illness, and the psychoses caused by organic malfunctioning of the brain cannot be cured by psychoanalytic treatment, though the patient can often benefit from psycho-pharmacological treatment- -sedatives, tranquilizers, anti-depressants--in combination ...
68: Where Should the Line Be Drawn?
... life as a Nazi broadcaster by saying, “But I’ve always known what I did. I’ve always been able to live with what I did. How? Through that simple and widespread boon to mankind--schizophrenia”(133). In this statement, Campbell is saying that in order to perform his duties at work, he must first alter his personalities. At the beginning of the novel, Campbell tells the reader, “I am an ...
69: Lsd
... to long term memory. Cognitive disorders such as Parkinson's disease can be traced to problems in dopaminergic pathways. Serotonin has been implicated in the etiology of various CNS disorders including depression, obsessive-compulsive behavior, schizophrenia, and nausea. It is also known to effect the cardiovascular and thermoregulatory systems as well as cognitive abilities such as learning and memory. The lack of knowledge in the middle ground between neurobiology and psychology ...
70: Bipolar Disorders
... millions of dollars in cost to society. Many times bipolar patients report that the depressions are longer and increase in frequency as the individual ages. Many times bipolar states and psychotic states are misdiagnosed as schizophrenia. Speech patterns help distinguish between the two disorders (Lish, 1994). The onset of Bipolar disorder usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 30 years of age, with a second peak in the mid-forties ...


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