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  • Treatment In An Institution
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    Eventually I am going to briefly explain the important parts of these chapters because I need to take up some room and I am not quite sure about what to write. So here is a little description of what, like it or not, this paper is going to contain. Ill start of with my thoughts and feelings about the structure and uniqueness of The Clinical Treatment of the Problem Child, then get into the actual body of the book and talk about what I thought was interesting and what I think is still used today....
  • Punishment Vs Treatment Of Addictive Pregnant Women
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    The punishment or treatment of addictive pregnant women and the risk of mental illness on their unborn child are very controversial issues in social work today (Young, 1996, 33). Should child-removal or time in a correctional facility punish substance abusing pregnant women, or should they be sentenced to a type of addiction treatment program Does maternal substance abuse fall under the categories of child abuse and neglect These questions, along with other ambiguous problems will be discussed i...
  • 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...
  • Methods Of Skin Rejuvenation Laser Treatments
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    Laser Surgery Lasers in plastic surgery in laser resurfacing sometimes called laser peel a carbon dioxide (CO 2) laser is used to remove areas of damaged or wrinkled skin, layer by layer the procedure is most commonly used to minimize the appearance of fine lines especially around the mouth and the eyes however, it is also effective in treating facial scars or areas of uneven pigmentation laser resurfacing may be performed on the whole face or in other parts of the body often the procedure is do...
  • Soil Air Water Treatment And Chemical Treatments
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    There are many reasons why we need to treat our water, and there are also many different ways we can treat our water. Water is very important to our survival. Regulations are set so that our water is healthy for us to drink. Without those regulations there could be things in our water to cause us to be sick. Some problems in parts of the country are heavy metals. One of the best ways to see if you have heavy metals in your water is to have a lab test your water. Turbidity can also be a problem. ...
  • Final Phase 4
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    Educational Research Single-Subject Critique Establishing Discriminative Control of Responding Using Functional and Alternative Reinforcers During Functional Communication Training Wayne W. Fisher, David E. Kuhn, and Rachel H. Thompson Appropriateness of research question or purpose: The purpose of this research was interesting and of value as it focused on problems that often occur when Functional Communication Training (FCT) is in use. This study sought to find effective solutions as desired '...
  • Use Of Trovan For Use
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    Pfizer and the Nigerian Trovan Suit There has been a controversy about the experimental testing of the drug Trovan (trovafloxacin), by Pfizer, a major pharmaceutical company. Pfizer held clinical trials of the drug in Kano, Nigeria, during the 1996 epidemic of bacterial meningitis. The experiments were conducted on 200 children and were said to be successful. Recently, 30 Nigerian families of the children used in the experiments filed a lawsuit against Pfizer claiming they had violated laws by n...
  • Possible Treatment Of Add Subject
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    Introduction Attention Deficit Disorder comes under many names and manifests itself in many different ways. The basic definition of ADD includes a difficulty in concentrating and staying on a task with or without symptoms of hyperactivity. There are many different symptoms included in this definition, all listed in DSM IV. In this paper I will not differentiate between subtypes of ADD as the predominantly inattentive type, the predominately hyperactive impulsive type and the combined type. The d...
  • Use Total Body Uv B Radiation Treatment
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    Psoriasis Treatment Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder of the skin, which means that the body's defense system has turned on itself. This causes "angry red lesions to appear on the surface of the skin, multiply, and scale over with silvery patches" (1). Not only do they look hideous, but cause terrible itching and discomfort. "The word (psoriasis) comes from ancient Greece, and means 'to itch' " (1). This disease can be present from birth or not show up until a person is well into their adult y...
  • Most Effective Known Treatment For Heroin Addiction
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    The Government Should Get Involved With The Cure To Opiate Addiction Through The Use Of The Methadone Program In Order To Reduce Crime, Death, Disease, And Drug Use. Methadone, a long-acting synthetic narcotic analgesic, was first used in the maintenance treatment of drug addiction in the mid-1960's by Drs. Vincent Dole and Marie Nyswander of Rockefeller University. There are now 115,000 methadone maintenance patients in the United States, 40,000 of whom are in New York State and about half that...
  • Due To Weak Expiratory Muscles
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    Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune neuromuscular disorder. The term "myasthenia" is Latin for muscle weakness, and "gravis" for grave or serious. It is characterized by random weakness of voluntary muscle groups. Muscle groups most commonly affected include the eye muscles, facial, chewing and swallowing muscles, and shoulder and hip muscles. It is typical for a myasthenic patient to have a flattened smile, droopy eyes and an ineffective cough due to weak expiratory muscles, are all also associa...
  • Use Of Hormone Treatments On Sexual Predators
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    Biological Psychology: Essay #2 "What are some arguments for and against the use of hormone treatments on sexual predators" California became the first state in 1997 to mandate chemical castration for several classes of convicted sexual predators. Proponents for the use of hormone treatments on sexual predators give several very good arguments. First the injections of Depo-Provera are a temporary and reversible suppression of sex drive in certain kinds of sexual predators. Therefore no harm is d...
  • Ect Causes Brain Damage
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    ECT, Shock, Electroconvulsive Therapy, ElectroShock, EST, Shock Treatment and Electric Shock Treatment are all the same thing. They all refer to a treatment where psychiatrists send large electric currents through the brains of their unfortunate victims. ECT is one of the front-line treatments used by psychiatrists to treat depression and other psychiatric problems. I believe ECT to be a very modern horror story. Psychiatrists who use ECT try to play down its use by saying that it is a last-reso...

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