Major Depressive Disorder or MDD is a very common clinical condition that affects millions of people every year. According to the Agency for Health Care Policy & Research, “ depression is under diagnosed & untreated by most medical doctors, despite the fact that it can almost always be treated successfully. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV); A person who suffers from this disorder must have a depressed mood, or have lost interest in things that would have normally brought them pleasure; for a minimum of two weeks. This must be different then the person’s normal behaviors, and it may not be caused by a general medical condition. (American Psychiatric Association, 1994) Depression is an illness within itself that affects the “whole body”. (Staywell,1998) The body, feelings, thoughts, and behavior are all immensely altered when someone is depressed. It is not a sign of personal weakness, or a condition that can be wished or willed away. For some people depression is just temporary, but for others it can last for weeks, months and even years. The exact causes of depression seem to differ immensely, but there are some who believe that it maybe caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain, or that it may even be hereditary. Still there are others who believe that it is a combination of social, biological, emotional, psychological, and economical influences that may cause someone who has no family history of depression to develop even a mild case of depression. “Women are two times more likely to develop depressive symptoms then men”(Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors in Women’s Health, 1990), and women who are among the child-bearing years tend to be more at risk. However this is not to say that men are not affected by depression. It is usually, because of negative social influences, such as economic instability, and/or the inability to handle stress in their lives. Regardless of the person whether male or female who has developed the symptoms of depression, their lives have been invaded by a sickness that can have a devastating effect on their lives; depending on how severe their symptoms are. If left untreated the end result could have an even more devastating effect. Luckily, there are treatments available that are successful. The first step to treatment should be a complete physical by a d... ... middle of paper ... ...atistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1994. Irwin G. Sarason and Barbara R. Sara, Abnormal Psychology: The Problem of Maladaptive Behavior,10th ed. (Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002) Katon, W., and Sullivan, M. D., (1990) Depression and Chronic Mental Illness. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, v.51. pgs. 8-19 Klein, Daniel N., et. el (2004) Cognitive-Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy as a Maintenance treatment for Chronic Depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v.72, i4, pg. 681(8) Nemeroff, Charles B., et. el. (2003) Differential Responses to Psychotherapy versus pharmacotherapy in Patients with Chronic Forms of Major Depression. National Academy of Sciences, v100, i24, pg.142(4) Rogers, Carl R., On Becoming a Person. (Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, 1961). Staywell Company. The Practical Guide to Everyday Health Decisions (Institute for Research and Education: Minnesota, 1998) pg. 190 Women’s Program Office. Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors in Women’s Health. (Washington, DC. 1990) http://www.health.yahoo.com http://www.wynja.com
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As expressed in the previous chapter, there is no clear and concise definition as to what exactly is and is not persuasion. Therefore, persuasion has several names and meanings making it difficult to define this complex topic. In this chapter, the author examines some of the reasons as to why defining this phenomenon is such a hassle. To do this, the author first describes two important factors that clarify the source of differences among definitions of persuasion, which are the ideas of pure versus borderline persuasion. Following these characteristics, the author presents five other controversial factors that also contribute to the differences among definitions of persuasion.
Once the officers arrive on scene and talk to the homeowner or business owners they must now for their and the citizens safety get the scene secured in a timely manner. Generally, it is not necessary to go to far lengths to secure a burglary scene because most times the burglar is already gone away from the scene of the crime but they still need to secure the scene just to be safe. They first need to ask the victim to avoid touching anything inside of their home or business, and try to keep them in an undisturbed portion of the scene such as the garage or in the kitchen where its likely the offender did not go through. Traffic through the building should be minimized. This is very important so that when the crime scene team arrives on scene they are able to dust for prints and look for clues that will help them head in the right direction to catch the assailant. In some cases the victims may have already been through their
Persuasion is the business creating thoughts, actions or feelings about something to achieve a particular outcome. (G.Magee, 2014) There are many types of persuasion, and many means of persuading others. Choosing the appropriate method of persuasion can have a large impact on the effectiveness of persuasion.
The Mehtases don’t care much about Koly because when she was finishing getting ready for the wedding, she heard a sitar, and a tabla (Whelan 16). Hearing the instruments being played at her wedding this helped her feel wanted. Later Koly finds out the band playing the sitar, and the tabla was just to impress the Mehtases friends. The Mehtases also show they don’t really care for Koly because when Hari was left unattended so Mrs. Mehta went to get him medicine in the nearest town, Koly was not allowed to see Hari her husband, (Whelan 23). The Mehtases don’t care for Koly because she can’t see her husband, especially the day after they are married. Furthermore, the Mehtases also lack appreciation towards Koly after she helps her husband with his cough using honey and some ginger which helped him feel better and stop coughing. Mrs. Mehtas scolds Koly for helping her son afterwards. In conclusion, the Mehtases show lack of appreciation towards Koly because they don’t do much for
Gay is formal throughout her article when necessary, which is mostly throughout her piece, but also somewhat sarcastic when mentioning an ignorant dispute that could’ve easily been avoided, such as when she mentioned how many people play the pointless and dangerous privilege game by matching demographics (Gay). With this example given, she proves how unbiased she is, because throughout her article her main argument was “to understand the extent of our privilege, the consequences of our privilege and to remain aware that people who are different from you move through and experience the world in ways you might never know anything about” (Gay). However, towards the end of her article she moves from one end of the spectrum to the other end by recognizing how some people like to play with the thought of privilege and how they possibly take it to an extreme level by questioning possibly everything, as mentioned before with the demographic matching game, to see who has more and less privilege, rather than using your current privilege to benefit one another. She uses the correct word choice to then put together a strong formal
The department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences studied 681 patients with chronic forms of major depression. Every patient was treated with either Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy
“The struggle you're in today is developing the strength for tomorrow”- Unknown. This quote means the struggles an individual has had one day, should not be causing any trouble the next day because the bad energy from yesterday is going to develope into the good energy. The dictionary definition of perseverance is a “steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement.” Dictionary.com. Synonyms for perseverance include “ drive”, “ guts”, “ backbone” and some antonyms of perseverance are “ weakness”, “ apathy “, “cowardice”. Perseverance is important because when a person has struggles the he/she fights back or goes and does more. In addition, Perseverance is a leadership trait. An example of leadership perseverance is in a group setting where someone steps up and leads the group. The Temple Grandin Film, Temple Grandin has autism and struggles with school, she then builds a squeeze machine to help calm herself down. Next, In Warriors Don’t Cry,
Once again, during the same time when Angelou had just received the job of working on the street cars, she again spoke with her mother. Her mother stated, “Life is going to give you just what you put into it. Put your whole heart in everything you do, and pray, then you can wait.” (264) This showed that hope was still possible though in storms by approaching life in a positive manner. This quote explained that all behaviors towards life were optional; however the one who gave positivity received positivity, and the one who gave negativity also received negativity. That all set up the explanation that in storms, the key thing to do is to approach it affirmatively, bringing out the hope. (EXPAND) In conclusion, optimism found in the middle of conflict was shown through the advice of Angelou’s
Many people are very curious about their past lives and expend great time, effort and money to explore them. Actually, this curious probing into past lives is unnecessary. Indeed it is a natural protection from reliving past trauma or becoming infatuated more with our past lives that our present life that the inner recesses of the muladhara memory chakra are not easily accessed. For, as we exist now is a sum total of all our past lives. In our present moment, our mind and body state is the cumulative result of the entire spectrum of our past lives. So, no matter how great the intellectual knowing of these two key principles, it is how we currently live that positively shapes karma and unfolds us spiritually. Knowing the laws, we are responsible to resolve blossoming karmas from past lives and create karma that, projected into the future, will advance, not hinder, us.
Persuasion is at the heart of sales, marketing, branding and business in general. You are persuading people throughout the entire buyer’s journey to your brand, store, products, and more. You need to establish trust among your audience so they will invest in your product or services and you can use different marketing (read persuasive)
The Japanese Americans, Melba Patillo Beals, and Alice all had different challenges they had to face but they all used perseverance to get through them. They all showed different ways to preserver, whether it was standing up for themselves, speaking out, changing for others, or finding a different way to accomplish something. To persevere is not an easy task to do, sometimes people stand up for what they believe in even though they are the only ones. Melba did this when she stood up in front of her principal. She knew that he did not believe that they deserved protection. Perseverance is also finding new ways to accomplish new things like the Japanese Americans had to do, to change their whole lifestyle. When people use perseverance it helps them achieve goals they did not think possible. Authors use nonfiction literature to influence their readers by showing them how it can help people accomplish new
Depression is one of the most common psychological problems. Each year over 17 million Americans experience a period of clinical depression. Thus, depression affects nearly everyone through personal experiences or through depression in a family member or friend.
Persuasion is used in many everyday things these being mostly advertisements. Persuasion is made up of many different parts. These different parts always try to dig deep into our DNA to find what we really want. The people of the world know what we want. So trying to persuade someone is practically talking to yourself. When people advertise to other humans all they have to do is ask themselves, “What do I like about this product?” Instantly they will have it running on the radio, T.V., and many other media devices. Persuasion is always best heard rather than read. A person trying to persuade us is much harder than, us trying to persuade ourselves. A great point in history was riddled with persuasion. Martin Luther King Jr’s speech was full of persuasive remarks about the present day civil rights movement. In his speech he used three rhetorical devices to get his points across, the devices he used were repetition, allusion, and restatement.
There are many people in the world who are struggling with the disease depression. Depression is the state in which a person feels very sad, hopeless and unimportant. The thing about depression is that it affects both genders and any ages. Depression is something that deserves full attention. For many reasons doctors believe that when a person has depression, they have to start taking medication for it as if medications help. People are becoming more dependent on antidepressants when there are other techniques for dealing with depression.
As magical beings we are able to develop psychic abilities and intuition and are able to delve deeper into parts of our brain and souls that others are not able to do. Past lives can help us in how we handle situations. But you have to have the right level of detachment to not let past lives negatively influence your current life.