• Gene They Therapy Genetic Disease
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    Human Gene Therapy "To much of the general public, genetic engineering is a vague notion of high tech manipulation of plants and animals. Its results too difficult to understand" (Cowen 18). It was not until this century that humans were granted a glimpse into the possible origins of biological inheritance. Scientists have only been aware of the existence of the hereditary factors, known as genes, for a little more than one hundred years, and the molecular nature of the gene for about twenty-fiv...
  • Physical Therapists One Therapist Therapy
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    Physical Therapy A Physical Therapist (PT) is someone who helps another rehabilitate his or her bodies after an accident or disease that would disable ones ability to function as well. A Physical Therapist makes it possible for people to function again therefore getting those people back into the world regularly. Physical therapists need to be skilled in many things. One of such skills is judgement and decision making. Some of the other skills Physical Therapists should have are reading comprehe...
  • Practices Of Physical Therapy
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    Debating the Practices of Physical Therapy What is there to debate Several sources repeatedly convey similar information on the care that a physical therapist provides. The Handbook of Physical Therapy, written by Robert Shestack, Current Physical Therapy, a book by Malcolm Peat, and "A Future in Physical Therapy," an internet publication by The American Physical Therapy Association, have notably parallel information within them. However, small variations can be found in their writings. Physical...
  • Methods Of Therapy Psychotherapy One People
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    METHODS OF THERAPY Therapy, from a psychologist's viewpoint, has many different meanings. It can be physical or psychological, or even both. In this paper, several different aspects of therapy will be discussed. First the word therapy will be defined more clearly, and then psychotherapy and how it differs from other interactions yet is also similar. Next therapy will be examined from the Psychodynamic, Cognitive and Humanistic-Existential points of view, as well as the differences in their metho...
  • Autistic Child Therapy Facilitation Children
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    Hajducko 1 Steven Hajducko Prof. Sims MWF 10: 00-11: 00 29 November 1995 False Words and False Hope Autism is a childhood disease where the child is in a private world of their own. A description of an autistic child by her mother is: We start with an image-a tiny, golden child on hands and knees, circling round and round a spot on the floor in mysterious self- absorbed delight. She does not look up, though she is smiling and laughing; she does not call our attention to the mysterious object of ...
  • Dream Analysis Therapy Dreams Answers
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    Nowadays a lot of people rely on therapy to solve personal problems. The kind of problems that a person can't work out by him / herself . No matter what kind of a problem a person may have there is always help available through therapy to resolve those problems. There are over fifteen types of therapies out there that I know of. Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Family Systems Therapy... are the kind of therapies out there, just to name a few. Although I am not in any need of any kind of t...
  • Electroshock Therapy Memory Loss
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    The groundwork for the development of electroshock therapy was laid in 1935, when a Budapest psychiatrist, Von Me duna, observed that epilepsy was extremely uncommon among schizophrenics. He also noted that schizophrenic symptoms tended to disappear after seizures. Accordingly, he set out to find a way to induce epileptic-like convulsions to help schizophrenics. He first tried administering camphor and oil but this did not work out well because it was hard to predict when the convulsions would t...
  • Tree Person House Therapy Art
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    This is my research paper on Art Therapy for my freshman year. I am very interested in this topic and eager to learn more. If you are also interested in Art Therapy, or working is this field, or want to give your opinion on my paper, please don't hesitate to email me or sign my guestbook. Please take time to fill out a survey for my next research. Thank you! >> SURVEY The House-tree-Person technique is one of well-known psychoanalytic tasks, which is widely used as a psychoanalytic approach in a...
  • Dysthymic Disorder Depression Therapy Symptoms
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    DYSTHYMIC DISORDER & BRIEF THERAPY DEPRESSION Mild, chronic depression has probably existed as long as the human condition, although it has been referred to by various different names. The DSM-III replaced the term "neurotic depression" with dysthymia disorder -- which literally means 'ill-humored'-and it was added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 1980 Dysthymic disorder, also called dysthymia, is a type of depression involving long-term chronic symptoms that do not ...
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy
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    TestosteroneHypogonadism (Testosterone Deficiency) In men, is a condition in which the testes produce a less than normal amount of testosterone, the male hormone. When too little testosterone is present, men tend to undergo a drop in sexual desire and performance. They may also experience depression, fatigue, loss of motivation and osteoporosis. The size and strength of their muscles may diminish and their body hair may become sparse. These symptoms are not specific to testosterone deficiency, h...
  • Argumentative Essay On Genetic Testing
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    Although genetic testing can benefit society in numerous ways, such as the diagnosis of vulnerabilities to inherited diseases and ancestry verification, it also has the precarious capability to become a tool in selecting a more favorable genetic makeup of an individuals and ultimately cloning humans. Genetic testing will depreciate our quality of life and may result in discrimination, invasion of privacy, and harmful gene therapy. In 1993 a pamphlet by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute w...
  • Pluralized Therapy The Logical Approach To Add
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    Pluralized Therapy-The Logical Approach to ADD Attention deficit disorder, in earlier times, was given a variety of names including: minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, hyper kinetic syndrome and hyperactive child syndrome. DSM III (1980), published by the American Psychiatric Association describes two subtypes of attention deficit disorder: attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADD-H) and attention deficit disorder without hyperactivity (ADD). The child with ADD/ADD-H is d...
  • Cognitive Behavioral And Psychodynamic Models For College Counseling
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    Short-term or Brief Counseling/Therapy: Cognitive-behavioral and Psychodynamic Models for College Counseling Abstract Short-term or Brief Counseling/Therapy and the current mental health system seem to be inexorably linked for at least the foreseeable future. This paper discusses the history, objectives, appropriate clientele, efficacy, and the other benefits, and short comings, of this therapeutic / counseling modality and its relevance to my present career direction, College Counseling. Cognit...
  • Effects Of Art Therapy With Juveniles In Lock Up
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    Kelly Towle Art Therapy Semester 1 My first few attempts to write this paper were very frustrating. I was discouraged at not being able to find information over the internet. My search led me to the City Library, where I also found limited resources. It was suggested I try the University Library. It was there that I found books on the topic and once I began to write, the process took on a life of its own. I was drawn to this population from my own personal experiences. During my formative teen ...
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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    Post-traumatic stress disorder can lead to psychological problems in many men and women, and especially veterans, due to traumatic events. "Post-traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened." (Insel, 2001, 1) History This disorder is a relatively new diagnostic. In fact, before the diagnosis, veterans called these symptoms "Shell Shock." It wasn't until 1980 that the DSM II...
  • Treatments Of Bulimia Nervosa
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    Bulimics have fears and concerns of treatment and help. There are many ways to help a bulimic through many different therapies. There is cognitive behavioral, individual, family, and group therapy. Psychopharmacologic therapy, self-help groups, hospitalization and nutritional counseling are also helpful. Immediate treatment is the best way, but many don't seek treatment until their thirties or forties. Fifty percent of patients fully recover; however, thirty percent have a relapse up to six year...
  • The Importance Of Physical Therapy
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    The principles of physical therapy have been around since the dawn of man. When people think of physical therapy they think of someone who is trying to relearn how to walk after a debilitating car accident or some circumstance like that. When in reality the act of physical therapy can be as little as rubbing a bruise or scratching an insect bite. Physical Therapy is as the American Physical Therapists Association defines a form of Health care that prevents, identifies, and alleviates acute or pr...
  • Behavioral And Cognitive Approaches In Anxiety Management
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    Behavioral And Cognitive Approaches In The Management Of Anxiety Compare and Contrast Behavioural and Cognitive Approaches in the Management of Anxiety The Behavioural Model sees the cause of abnormality as the learning of maladaptive habits. It aims to discover, by laboratory experiment, what aspect of the environment produced this learning, and it sees successful therapy as learning new and more adaptive ways of behaving. There are two kinds of basic learning processes that exist: Operant and ...
  • Agoraphobia My Report Fear Panic Person
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    My report is on Agoraphobia. Agoraphobia typically results from the fear of having a panic attack in specific situations "from which escape might be difficult (or embarrassing) or in which help may not be available in the event of having an unexpected or situational predisposed Panic Attack or panic-like symptoms. People with this phobia worry that they will not be able to get somewhere safe. They often worry about having a panic attack or panic symptoms like dizziness, vomiting, loss of control...
  • Autism Autistic Child
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    Autism is a childhood disease where the child is in a private world of their own. It is caused by biological factors, it is a neurological disorder that affects the children's, whom most can demonstrate special skills, sensory systems, their ability to communicate and their ability to fully participate in society. An autistic child can get help by different therapies, the newest one is the facilitation therapy. A description of an autistic child by her mother is: "We start with an image-a tiny, ...