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    Demon Possession and Mental Illness For centuries, society has placed sigma on people with mental illness, even today with all the medical knowledge we have, there’s still no clear understanding of what causes or how to prevent mental illness. But after reading the quote “The mind is its own place, and in itself. Can make a heav’n of hell, a hell of heav’n” (Beelzebub, in Book 1, lines 254-255). Immediately, the thought of mental illness came to mind. Mental illness affects the lives and well-being

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    Today’s world is full of robots that vacuum the floor and cars that talk to their drivers. People can ask their phones to send a text or play a song and a cheerful voice will oblige. Machines are taking over more and more tasks that are traditionally left to people, such as cleaning, navigating, and even scheduling meetings. In a world where technology is becoming increasingly human, questions arise about whether machines will eventually replace humankind altogether. In Ray Bradbury’s short stories

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    arise because of religion and safety. James D. Watson is a molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist. He is well known as one of the two men who discovered DNA. The other man who helped discover DNA is Francis Crick. Francis is a biologist, neurologist and a biophysicist.

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    Medicinal Marijuana in Texas

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    Legalization of marijuana in the United States has received much attention and controversy in recent months. The federal government outlaws the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes despite proven research studies that have discovered the plant’s potential to treat the lives of many Americans affected by disease and chronic pain. Medicinal use of the marijuana plant dates back to 2700 B.C. in China. Emperor Shen Nung discovered its’ healing properties and recommended marijuana for a variety of

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    apnea, by having a routine tonsillectomy as well as clear some tissue from her nose and throat. However, due to complications she went into cardiac arrest, and was placed on a ventilator. On December 12th, she was deemed “brain-dead” by several neurologist, and was to be removed from the ventilator. With her daughter’s heart still beating, the mother believes her daughter is still alive, and filed a lawsuit against the hospital, to keep her daughter on the ventilator. The court declared Jahi to be

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    are not any treatments that will result in a full recovery. However, there are treatments that can help improve the state and well-being of an individual diagnosed with PD, if symptoms are recognized early (Lees et al., 2009). James Parkinson, a neurologist in 1817, discovered symptoms in patients that did not correlate with any known disorder during that time (Bartels et al. 2009). He first termed this atypical disorder as “Shaky Palsy” because these individuals were characterized as having difficulty

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    Dream Theory Of Dreams

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    Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Alfred Adler, Calvin Hall, Frederick Perls, Allan Hobson and Robert McCarley were all dream theorists who proposed different ideas as to why dreams exist and how they can be interpreted. Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and author of The Interpretation of Dreams, a book published in 1899 that revolutionized the study of dreams. Freud’s theories continued to be modified over a long period of time and became known as the father of psychoanalysis due to his advanced

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    Woman Opression

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    psychosis (PPP), which is what is seen happening in “The Yellow Wallpaper”. Charlotte Perkins Gilman explains her experience of PPD and the treatment they used on her, which inspired her story “The Yellow Wallpaper”. Dr. S. Weir Mitchell, a famous neurologist and specialist in women’s nervous disorders, applied the “rest cure’ on Gilman. The doctor “Sent me home [aft... ... middle of paper ... ...er inner conscience. The woman inside of her that she longed for so long to release, her creativity

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    Dissecting Stress What it is, basically Stress, as defined as a reaction to a stimulus that breaks our physical and mental harmony, is ubiquitous. However, stress has two sides – the bad and the good, in which the latter is mostly overlooked as most people suffer from the affliction of the former. There are two sides of stress The good stress, or “eustress”, plays a significant factor in motivation, adaptation, and reaction to the environment. Positive stress also helps enhance one’s athletic performance

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    neuron loss, leading to an inability to "rapidly and accurately" change attention from one focus to another, particularly in the areas of visual and auditory stimuli. Dr. Margaret Bauman, (Dept. of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and a child neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston), and Dr. Thomas Kemper (Depts. of Neurology, Anatomy, and Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine) have a different hypothesis (3) which nonetheless correlates with Courchesne's theory. They believe

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