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  • Ideal Treatment Of Obesity
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    Medical Management for Obesity is an article that talks about Obesity, its causes, and some ways to combat it. According to the author, obesity is a heavy burden on the American society. It is one of the leading causes of health related deaths in the United States. It also generates high social costs as well as financial costs for the obese people themselves and society in general. Approximately, 30 billion dollars is spent annually on weight loss remedies in the United States. Treatments of obe...
  • Studies Of Behavioral Therapy For Ocd
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    Psychology 101 Psych. Disorder Paper 10/21/99 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual defines obsessions and compulsions as follows; Obsessions are persistent ideas, thoughts, impulses, or images that are experienced as intrusive and inappropriate and that cause marked anxiety or distress. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors (e. g., hand washing, ordering, checking) or mental acts (e. g., praying, counting, repeating words silently) the goal of which is to prevent or...
  • Undesirable Effects Of Ect
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    Bailiff: All rise, the honorable Judge James Means presiding over the case of Brown vs. Rowe. You may be seated. Judge: This is the case of a one Darius Brown versus Jason Rowe in a matter dealing with the harmful effects of Electrocovulusive Therapy. Councilmen, your opening statements please. Prosecutor: Electroconvulsive Therapy, also known as ECT, is an appalling, not to mention, harmful practice used in mental treatment. This practice is not safe and it does not improve the patient's condit...
  • Brains Of Depressed Ect Patients
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    SHOULD ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY EVER BE USED TO TREAT MENTAL DISORDERS? A. Thesis StatementElectroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for severe mental illness in which the brain is stimulated with a strong electrical current which induces a seizure. The seizure rearranges the brain's neuro chemistry and results in an elevation of mood. This essay asks: Is ECT any safer and more effective in treating mood disorders than drug therapies? This treatment has a controversial history ever since i...
  • Possible Treatment Of Anaphylaxis
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    Treating AnaphylaxixResearch Paper Paramedic Procedures I - Fall 1996 11/3/96 In the emergency setting, anaphylaxis is a dangerous, life threatening condition that must be treated in an aggressive and timely fashion. Anaphylaxis is a condition related to acute allergic reactions. Following the body's exposure to the offending allergen, there are common systemic reactions. The most serious reactions involve the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, but the gastrointestinal, , and genitourinary ...
  • Pre Treatment Levels Two Hours After Treatment
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    ! SSA review of research articles dealing with the potential effects of ergot alkaloids on the growth and reproductive performance of beef cattle grazing fescue. !" By Pia A. Herring September 20, 2001 Assignment #2 A GSC 514 Introduction Due to the enormous amounts of money that are lost yearly to tall fescue toxicosis, there have been numerous studies conducted to try and discover the specific mechanisms of action that the toxins present in the fungus Neotyphodium follow. Researchers have look...
  • Different Number Of Treatments
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    Chapter 9 talks about the importance of a factorial design and its efficiency in testing two or more factors in an experiment. It can also be used to measure main effects and interactions, which make it a major element in psychology by providing valuable information that other experiments cannot. Factorial designs can be described or assessed by shorthand notations and statistics. If their are 4 numbers that means there is 4 factors and the levels of these factors are based on the value of these...
  • Four Hour Exposure Therapy Treatment At Home
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    I Can't Stop 1 Running Head: I CAN'T STOP WASHING Can't Stop Washing and CleaningJeriel L. Music ST. Martin's College Psychology 345 I Can't Stop 2 Abstract Washing and constant cleaning, an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). OCD often goes undiagnosed. Patients obsessively wash, check something or hoard things to relieve themselves of an overwhelming anxiety, and are fully aware their behavior is abnormal. This research studies a 23-year-old married woman who sought treatment for a severe was...
  • Effective In The Treatment Of Adhd
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    The purpose of this research was to describe and understand Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the most effective treatment option that are available today. ADHD is a mental health disorder that affects 3-9% of the population in ways that, if left untreated, can wreak havoc on the mind of the sufferer. It makes concentration difficult, large tasks seem insurmountable, and causes impulsive and hyperactive tendencies. Fortunately, research and experiments have led to new and effec...
  • Spine With Scoliosis
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    Scoliosis Everyone's spine has curves. These curves produce the normal rounding of the shoulder and the sway of the lower back. A spine with scoliosis has abnormal curves with a rotational deformity. This means that the spine turns on its axis like a corkscrew. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine which may have its onset in infancy but is most frequently discovered in adolescence. It is more common in females by a 2: 1 ratio. However, when curves in excess of 30 degrees a reevaluated, females ...
  • Typical Ocd Symptoms Common Obsessions
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    OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) OCD is a very common disorder affecting almost everyone in the world, some being affected much more than others. First of all I will give a brief definition of OCD. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder causes the brain to get stuck on one particular urge or thought that can't easily be let go. People with OCD often call it a case of, "mental hiccups that won't go away". Everyone has this condition in one way or another. For instance, a man might go into a bathroom an...
  • Examples Of Obsessions In Ocd
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    Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior: As Good As It Gets Melvin Udall is the most dysfunctional of men, an acid tongued romance novelist who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Never one to avoid confrontations, he takes pride in his ability to affront, repulse, offend and wound - as he has been. His targets are random; his aim reckless. Leave an elevator in which he stands; cross a street on which he walks. He is to be avoided at all costs, but some victims just cannot escape. Carol Connelly i...
  • Side Effects Of Stimulant Drugs
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    What's it Like? Having ADHD (Attention defecate hyperactivity disorder) is like living inside a fast moving pinball game where sights, sounds, and thoughts are constantly shifting from side to side. Becoming easily bored, yet you are helpless to keep your mind on task. You become easily distracted by unimportant sights and sounds. You don't control your mind, the actions around you control your mind. You are unable to sit still, finish tasks, plan ahead, or be fully aware of what's going on arou...
  • Cartilage Need Glucosamine
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    Glucosamine: A Safe and Successful Dietary Supplement? The effectiveness and safety of Glucosamine is a subject of both complexity and diverse opinion. Like many of the new herbs introduced into today's economy, this one has supposed health benefits. But still, as with any new drug, its usefulness in its field is both defended and criticized. While some agree that Glucosamine has the ability to aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis, (its main purpose in medicine) others feel that its research i...

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