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81: Road Rage
... potentially causing accidents or increasing the frustration for other drivers. Some honk and yell and flash lights, waving fists out of windows and giving each other the finger. Some slow down and obstruct traffic, increasing stress, and traffic flow problems, because of a real or imagined driving error by the person behind them. I conducted research with an extensive survey to find out if the incidence of road rage and aggressive ... believe in the trigger-theory of anger, which sees road raging a result of maladjusted individuals who need therapy to help them manage their intense anti-social emotions. For this reason, anger management therapies and stress control programs have been around for decades for those who can afford psychotherapy. However, in my view applying this psychotherapeutic approach to drivers in general will have limited success because road rage is a generic ... the attention of the driver. Older drivers with valid licenses do have slower reaction times, and they have a right to use the roads, and to expect a safe environment. Finally, daily physical and emotional stress can itself reduce the alertness of drivers. There is a greater diversity of road users now than at any time in history and this number will continue to grow for some time. Therefore the ...
82: Music In Therapy
... might address? Music therapists work towards a number of non-musical goals including improving communication skills, decreasing inappropriate behavior, improving academic and motor skills, increasing attention span, strengthening social and leisure skills, pain management and stress reduction. Music therapy can also help individuals on their journey of self-growth and understanding. 5.Tell me about some of the music therapy interventions that might be used in a typical session. Music therapists ... to the child. Over expectation of the child's ability to perform in school or society by parent. •Inadequate support system: Lack of sufficient support system for parent to turn to in times of extreme stress. •Inability to cope with crisis situations. •Lack of lifestyle management. Behavioral Symptoms and Characteristics: May include poor self-esteem, withdrawal from friends and family, failure to thrive or develop, hyperactivity, over concern with pleasing adults, abusive behavior to self or others, difficulty developing relationships, weight loss or gain, physical injuries. Music Therapy Goals •To improve self-esteem. •To increase expression of feelings. •To create non-abusive lifestyle. •To decrease stress and anxiety. •To decrease fear. •To promote independence. •To facilitate communication. •To develop coping skills during times of stress. •To improve social skills. Functions of Music •As a relaxation agent. •As a stimulus for ...
83: Angina Pectoris
... a further constriction of the coronary arteries. The pituitary gland, a small gland at the base of the brain, under the control of the hypothalamus, can signal the adrenal glands to increase the production of stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline even further. Coronary spasm - Sudden constrictions of the muscle layer in an artery can cause platelets to stick together, temporarily restricting the flow of flow. This is known as ... angina attacks. They reduce the work of the heart by regulating the heart beat, as well as blood pressure; the amount of oxygen required is thereby reduced. These drugs can block the effects of the stress hormones adrenaline and noradrenaline at sites called beta receptors in the heart and blood vessels. These hormones increase both blood pressure and heart rate. Other sites affected by these hormones are known as alpha receptors ... blood vessels, and generally increases the amount of work the heart has to do. The only right thing to do is to quit smoking, it will not be easy, but it is worth the effort. Stress Stress can actually be classified as a major risk factor, and it is one neglected by most people. Try to avoid those heated arguments and emotional situations that increase blood pressure, as well as ...
84: Brave New World - Religion
Thesis: Man's need for answers to questions that cannot be solved through known applications of science and technology has resulted in the widespread belief in religion. I. Purpose Elimination of stress Addiction to soma 1. Rioting addicts 2. Religious fanatics II Characteristics Rituals Sacrifices Offerings B. Gods Interpreters Pope Dali Lama Mustapha Mond D. Writings III. Function Explaining unknown Philosophy Supernatural Providing aid Sanctioning conduct Morals ... not learned, but rather faith is taught in the belief of hallucinations produced by a substance known as "soma." Soma has effectively replaced the belief in a higher being by its elimination of problems and stress resulting in a lack of imagination , creativity, or "soul." Yet religion can still be found in today's society because of man's continuing need for answers to questions that cannot be solved by science or technology. Religion can be regarded as the beliefs and patterns of behavior by which humans try to deal with problems and stress that cannot be solved through practical applications of science or technology. "Brave New World" deals with stress by its elimination of problems through the use of soma. As shown in the novel, the people ...
85: My Favorite Room
My Favorite Room My Den is a great place to hang out, play some pool, or just get away from the stress of every day life. My Den offers superior sound and entertainment. It has no stress related items such as a telephone, computer, desk, and no pagers are allowed. This room represents fun and relaxation for all that enter the room. My entertainment center offers a wood grain big screen TV ... on top of genuine hand pegged oak floors. Guest never leave hungry or thirsty as the hand carved saloon for is always well stocked with cold beverages and hardy sandwich fixins. To create a totally stress free environment the following rules must be observed. No ties, briefcases or any other work related articles. No phones or pagers are allowed so there are no interruptions. These are to insure a fun ...
86: Treatment And The Sex Offender
... offenders and is focused at correctional administrators, who must make critical decisions with limited resources. The NIC training seminars, and the Practitioner’s Guide produced as a result of these seminars that began in 1986, stress the importance of a systems approach to program planning, design, and management. The approach requires the active participation and support of legislators, prosecutors, judges, mental health professionals, advocacy groups, and all segments of the correctional ... anger rape is associated with gratuitous violence and the intention to hurt, devalue, and express contempt for the victim. This type of assault is typically opportunistic and is usually committed in response to a precipitating stress. The power rape is typically used as a way of exercising dominance, mastery, strength, authority, and control over the victim. The power rapist has little need for excessive physical force beyond what is needed to ... that is used to assess candidates for sex offender treatment programs: 1) Nature of the offense - level of violence; 2) Characteristics of the victim - age, gender. 3) Circumstances of the offense - AOD use, presence of stress, or psychological state such as depression; 4) Criminal history - career criminals and those with antisocial personalities usually do not respond to sex offender treatment; 5) Development history - nature of the offenders relationship with his ...
87: Underage Drinking: A Problem For Society
... are fatal and non-fatal. Unfortunately, these are problems that all of society will have to deal with. There are a number of reasons why teenagers feel the urge to drink. Social environment, peer influence, stress, and even factors such as media influence contribute to underage drinking. “Researchers have found that peer influence, a more subtle form of peer pressure, can be a powerful predictor of alcohol use among teens.” (Mitchell ... desire to be accepted and liked by their peers. Everyone wants to feel a sense of belonging. Many adolescents feel that they need to drink alcohol to gain this acceptance by the others around them. Stress is also another reason why teens may feel apt to drink alcohol. Stress causes teenagers to look for a quick escape from the problems which they face in their day-to-day lives. This quick escape can be found in the shape of a bottle. In the ...
88: Sobering Studies
... go out more times than Friday and Saturday nights. What is obvious is there are as many reasons or excuses to drink as there are drinks themselves. People drink to relax, have fun, deal with stress, sleep, get away from problems, cope, and alleviate stress, just to name a few. What students should be aware of is if they are drinking for more than relaxation and fun, they could very well have a problem. In essence if students are drinking to cope with the everyday problems of academe, they have more problems than low grades or job market stress. On the other hand, just because someone drinks more than one glass of wine for dinner doesn't make that person a problem drinker. If everyone who drank at Penn State went to an ...
89: Mothers in the Workplace
... or wife loses his or her job, and does not have a second income to depend on, the family would be in financial burden. Also double income families do not have to worry about the stress put on the father or mother because with an extra income helping out there are less concerns. Having a double income family mothers deal with less problems. One reason mothers who work have less problems is because they are not under so much emotional stress. They are not inside of a house all day doing repetitive house work. Instead they are working and enjoying the drive or walk to and from work. Also appreciating the environment of people around them ... work an d relax if things are tough at home. And if things get tough at work, mothers can also come home and get the comfort she needs from her family. Besides the less emotional stress that double income relieves a working mother of, it also seems to be the more popular choice today. Barnett states, "today the so-called 'traditional' family with the breadwinner father and stay-at-home ...
90: Alcohol
... most dangerous type of alcoholism, because they are most likely to die of alcohol poisoning. How do people become alcoholics? Alcoholics don’t know how they became alcoholics. Some say it is genetic on the stress gene, triggered by psychological or social stress. While others say it is a learned maladaptive coping behavior. Studies have shown that alcoholism may be genetic. If alcoholism is genetic it would be indirect. it would be related to the stress gene. This means that stress would set off a trigger that makes alcohol a want to the person. If alcoholism is learned behavior it means that drinking is a bad coping skill, most likely ...

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