Complex Disorder

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  • Obesity- A Complex Disorder

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    Obesity is a complex disorder, with a simple cause. Unhealthy eating habits start young, but food is not the only problem people have. Over half of the adult population is not getting the proper physical activity they should. Fat is an essential to life and humans are professional at creating it. Since people are so good at creating fats, they need to have a balanced nutrition, because having too much fat is unsafe, but having too little is unhealthy (Power 5). Obesity is a growing problem/ issue

  • Migraines: A Complex Disorder

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    Migraines: A Complex Disorder If I can only make it to my bed, I'll be fine. My head hurts terribly. I would do anything to stop the pain. I've taken three extra strength Tylenols and the pain hasn't diminished at all. My head is spinning. Ever so often, the world around me turns dim and then bright. I close my eyes. I need to lie down, but I am driving. I feel nauseous. The pain that started on one side of my head is spreading as it pulsates. I squeeze my head and rub my temples, but the pain

  • Bulimia: A Serious and Complex Disorder

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    gaining weight and the need to have a perfect body has led many down the self-destructive pathway of bulimia. This is a secretive eating disorder characterized by frequent episodes of excessive eating, followed by self-induced vomiting to rid the body of food. Bulimics also frequently use laxatives, diuretics, and diet pills to reduce their weight. Recently this disorder has been linked to physical conditions, but the real problem lies within the person’s emotional well-being. The purpose of this essay

  • Anorexia Nervos A Complex Eating Disorder

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    mindful of the impairment that they are causing women who do not fit into the ideal size clothes. This causes a lot of women force fixation on body image & they become harshly critical of their personal appearance. Anorexia nervosa is a complex eating disorder which talks about three key features: refusal to maintain a healthy body weight, an intense fear of gaining weight, a distorted body image. (Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment). People with Anorexia usually have a very low self-esteem

  • Nursing Management of a Complex Multi-System Disorder

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    One of those, known as preeclampsia, affects women who are pregnant. Because this disease can lead to death if not treated, nurses play a pivotal role in assessing, managing, and educating women with this disease. Preeclampsia is a hypertensive disorder; however, the actual cause of the disease is unknown. Because this condition begins at conception, it is believed that the placenta plays an important role in causing preeclampsia. In women without preeclampsia, the spiral arteries in the placenta

  • Eating Disorders Have Multiple Complex Causes; The Media is not to Blame

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    When the topic of eating disorders (ED), anorexia, bulimia, starving, purging, or any other form of self harm is brought into an everyday conversation, it is simply looked at as nothing out of them norm and is just brushed off as if the topic was concerning what the President had for lunch that day. At first glance, the average person would probably conclude that the main reason eating disorders are so noted in young women today is simply due to the fact that the media puts so much pressure on these

  • Childhood Abuse and Neglect and Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome

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    Introduction This study briefly reviews complex trauma and discusses how it manifests in adolescents with a history of childhood abuse and neglect. A history of childhood abuse and neglect often leads to long-term emotional, behavioral and physical dysregulation that do not always fit the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) diagnostic criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This has led to the proposal of a separate but related

  • What Makes Them Tic?

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    What Makes Them Tic? Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder, which involves involuntary body movements or Tics. There are two types of Tics, motor/physical and vocal. This paper will cover many aspects of Tourette's syndrome; including the history of the disease, the discovered of the disease, the genetics involved with the disorder, the diagnosis of the disease, and the effects of the disease on families. George Gils de la Tourette's a French doctor and biologist discovered Tourette's

  • Essay On Tourettes Syndrome

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    My report is on Tourettes Disorder or Tourettes Syndrome(TS).  Tourettes Syndromeis defined as a neurological disorder characterized by the involuntary actions and vocalizations and often compulsive utterences of obsenities, called tics.  The disorder was first named in 1885after a french neurologist, Dr. George Gilles da la Tourette. Tics fall under two types of classification known as simple or complex.  Simple tics only invovle a limited number of muscle groups.  They can include anything from

  • Oedipus Complex Analysis

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    Norman Bates was an American serial killer and keeper of The Bates Motel in California. Bates suffered from Dissociative Identity Disorder and psychotic behavior, believing himself to be controlled by his mother. At the same time, he suffered from visual and auditory hallucinations, in which his mother apparently talked him into committing acts of violence to satisfy her. When his mother’s personality took over, Norman would fly into murderous rages targeting women who aroused him. He is known to