Anxiety Disorder

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Anxiety disorder is broken into four principle types, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobic Disorder, Panic Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), which is characterized as having a chronic high level of anxiety that is not tied to a speci ... Continue Reading

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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The efficacy of certain psychosocial treatments for PTSD is still a topic of active discussion in the medical community. The purpose of this literature review is to examine the use of psychosocial therapy for PTSD with respect to the most recent studi ... Continue Reading

Depression In Children

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Depression in children is a topic that many researchers have spent a considerable amount of time on and yet we still have a long way to go in dealing with the best method of treatment and diagnosis for children with depression. Prevalence of major depression in children is on the rise. The rates v ... Continue Reading

Bulimia Nervosa

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Over two million adolescent girls and young women in the United States suffer from eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder which involves little or no eating, and bulimia nervosa, a widespread eating disorder caused by bingeing and purging, are both classified as psychiatric illnesse ... Continue Reading

Family

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Chapter 13 - Stress, Coping, and Health * The biopsychosocial model holds that physical illness is caused by a complex interaction of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors * Health psychology is concerned with how psychosocial factors relate to the promotion an ... Continue Reading

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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After experiencing a traumatic event the mind has been known to pack away the details and memories and then send them back at unexpected times and places, sometimes after years have passed. It does so in a haunting way that makes the recall just as disturbing as t ... Continue Reading

Teens Anarchy Caused By Stress

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“A mental disorder is an illness of the mind that can affect the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a person, preventing him or her from leading a happy, healthful and productive life” (Merki, p238). Many children and adolescents have mental health problems that interfere with their daily lif ... Continue Reading

Teen Mental Disorders

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“A mental disorder is an illness of the mind that can effect the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of a person, preventing him or her from leading a happy, healthful and productive life” (Merki, p238). Many children and adolescents have mental health problem ... Continue Reading

Psychology Term Paper

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Wetherell, Julie L., Gatz, Margaret, & Craske, Michelle. (2003). Treatment of generalized anxiety disorder in older adults. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 31-39. The article I chose to read is titled “Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Older Adults” and it was w ... Continue Reading

Social anxiety disorder

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Social Anxiety Disorder (social phobia) is the third largest mental health care problem in the world. This disorder affects 7% of the population and the chances of developing this disorder in ones lifespan is above 13%. This disorder is equally prevalent in both males ... Continue Reading

Major Trends in Psychotherapy

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The article I chose was major trends in psychotherapy: implications for priorities for psychotherapy. My understanding of this article is as follows: - The author has chosen seven major trends to discuss here. These are not a complete list but it discusses more interesting points to note in the evo ... Continue Reading

Cognitive-Behavioral Theory, Reality Theory, and Gestalt The

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Cognitive-Behavioral Theory, Reality Theory, and Gestalt Theory The first theory I have choose to write about is on Cognitive-Behavior. One of the key developers is Albert Ellis who was born in Pittsburg in 1913 he started out practicing classical analytic psychotherapy which he thought was to l ... Continue Reading

Stress Reduction Therapy

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Stress is something that very few people are able to avoid throughout their life-times. There are many potentially stressful events that one encounters throughout his or her life such as the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, studying for an exam, and problems in relationships. Stress has be ... Continue Reading

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:An Effective Treatment for Pan

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: An Effective Treatment for Panic Disorder Palpitations, extreme shortness of breath, chest pains, trembling, sweating, dizziness and feeling of helplessness are the many symptoms associated with panic disord ... Continue Reading

anxiety disorder

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While anxiety is something that affects everyone at one time or another, some people suffer from an anxiety that pervades and dominates every aspect of their lives: Generalised Anxiety Disorder. These sufferers require treatment in order to lead normal lives and over the last two decades ... Continue Reading

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (henceforth OCD) is an anxiety related disorders and is a potentially disabling condition that can persist throughout a person’s life. The key features of OCD are obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions can be defined as persi ... Continue Reading

Therapy Plan for a Married Couple

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The client in this study is Mira, a 34 year old college-educated woman who's been married to attorney Larry, for six years. They have a kindergarten aged child, Eric, who Mira cares for at home. Recently, Mira found a letter in Larry's dresser drawer from a woman in their church, revealing that th ... Continue Reading

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Children and Trauma

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Most children suffering with trauma are in immediate need of good psychological care. Fortunately, due to years of research and in-depth case studies, many helpful treatments are available to assist the psychiatrist or therapist and the child's healing process. Typically, these treatments are used ... Continue Reading

OCD

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Obsessive ¡V Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (henceforth OCD) is an anxiety related disorders and is a potentially disabling condition that can persist throughout a person¡¦s life. The key features of OCD are obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions can be defined as per ... Continue Reading

Cognitive Behavioral Vs Psychoanalytic

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Cognitive Behavioral Vs Psychoanalytic While all counseling theories have the same goal, to make a better present and future for the client, they all go about it through different techniques. Many of the theories entwine similar elements yet differ completely in practice. ... Continue Reading

Cognitive / Behavioral Theory

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy looks at psycho/social/behavioral issues. Cognitive Behavioral therapists work to identify and treat difficulties caused by irrational thinking, misperceptions, dysfunctional thoughts, or faulty learning. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a strategy ... Continue Reading

Psychology Diagnosis

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Maggie is forty years old; she is a patient that I diagnose with major depression. The reason why I said she has major depression is because she has the sign of denial, she has mood disorder, and she is suicidal. ... Continue Reading

General Anxiety

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Imagine what it would be like to experience intense, persistent, and uncontrollable worry on a daily basis about a number of events and life activities. The experience is similar to a mouse wheel with a cycle that never ends. People who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) contend with fe ... Continue Reading

Depression and Anxiety

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At any given time approximately 10% of the adult population of the United States alone is suffering from clinical depression (http://www.clinical-depression-symptoms.com/anxiety-depression-statistics.htm: Mental Disorders in America. (2001, January 1). In “The Yellow Wa ... Continue Reading

Stress

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Stress is an integral part of life. Stress plays a key role in daily life, influencing - if not governing - happiness, productivity and health. Stress is known to cause various psychiatric disorders involving anxiety and depression, including posttraumatic stress disorder, major depression, general ... Continue Reading