* There is distress in aspects of life such as social and occupational functioning. * Phobia – Please list ALL diagnostic criteria for this disorder? * Phobia is characterized by persistent and unreasonable fear of an object, activity, and/or situation. * When encountering or even thinking about these specific objects, activities, or situations fear immediately presents itself and an immediate anxiety response is provoked. * People who are suffering from phobias can often realize that their fear is irrational but thinking about it causes extreme anxiety.
OCD patients also have some certain rituals that they tend to do over and over again such as excessive hand washing and locking and unlocking doors; “a ritual is a compulsion that is carried out in a rigid, set pattern, and a sequence of steps with a clear beginning and end” (Rachman & De Silva, 2009). An OCD patient may also lose control of these rituals and how he/she handles them; Excessive thinking about these rituals and disturbing thoughts causes severe anxiety and heavy episodes of stress and can get in the way of the OCD patients’
Mr. Hudson complains of symptoms such as, dizziness, ringing of the ears, dry mouth and dry throat. According to the DSM IV-TR, I diagnose the “Edgy Electrician” with (GAD) Generalized Anxiety Disorder. A disorder characterized by chronic distress and anxiety. He qualifies for this disorder because he possesses some symptoms such as difficulty concentrating and being unable to control his worries, which are all symptoms of (GAD). “People with Generalized Anxiety Disorder report that the anxiety that they experience cause substantial interference with their lives and they need a significant dosage of medications to control their symptoms.” (Gerow and Chatmon 2013, p. 258).
Theory Critique: Hart Samantha Farmer Liberty University Summary Dr. Hart (1999) explains in his book, The Anxiety Cure, how to cure anxiety disorders naturally and without the use of synthetic tranquilizers. Hart states that about 10% of people have had at least one panic attack and many people have had more than one. This affects more women than men. It also affects those who are considered strong and because of the amount of stress in their lives. Although anxiety attacks are an unwelcome symptom of anxiety, they are also a warning that one is under too much stress and should seek help.
Symptoms of Depression and Medications Prescribed Depression is a mental illness that has become a major problem along with other disorders that are associated with depression. Individuals live everyday life and do not know they have a depressive disorder until they are diagnosed with it. Depression can have a broad range of causes that are concerning to the primary physicians and mental health counselors, and Psychiatrist Preston et al. (2013). John’s symptoms of depression range from loss of appetite, losing interest in activities, sadness, and lack of sleep.
Androgenetic alopecia is the type of alopecia that is considered hereditary. It is also known as male pattern baldness, although it can also affect women. In androgenetic alopecia, the hair on the scalp turns nearly transparent before falling off. 9. Scarring
How does Gibbons use language and structure to convey a sense of fear in the novel? Fear is an emotional response from dangerous situations. In Psychology, It is a vital reaction to physical and emotional danger - simply put, we need fear to stay safe and protected. There are three types of fear: Superstitious, when you fear something that has been dramatised by your own imagination; Intelligent, when you fear something that is purely based on your knowledge of the world around you; Uncertainty, the fear of the unknown. Although these fears seem different, most people will experience a fear (or phobia) that consists of the three types.
Solutions for Nursing Personnel Shortages Executive Summary Senior Human Resource Management should adopt some changes in order to combat the current growing nursing/healthcare personnel shortage. Employees simply want to be heard and sympathized with. Nowadays the nursing shortage has caused many problems in the healthcare industry. First and foremost, the quality of care being provided to patients is declining due to the fact that there are not as many nurses to care for the patient appropriately. As a matter of fact, the workload being dumped on the employees is steadily increasing.
When a person with a phobia encounters the stimulus which causes their fear they experience extreme anxiety and will show avoidance behaviour. There are various elements that make up the fear response of phobia such as, cognitive element, where the expectation of harm about to happen, the perception of danger and threat. There is also the biological element which is the body’s emergency reaction to danger (‘fight or flight’ response) release of adrenaline leading to increased heart rate, breathing rate, blood pressure, sweating, etc. There is also the emotional element which is the feeling of dread, terror and panic. The final element is the behavioural one, involving fleeing, avoidance behaviour or freezing.
While most initiatives have previously focused on medical staff, some now offer training to a wider range of healthcare professionals (Blok et al, 1999). Over the course of a career, a busy clinician may disclose unfavorable medical information to patients and families many thousands of times. Breaking bad news to patients is inherently aversive, described as “hitting the patient over the head” or “dropping a bomb”. Breaking bad news can be particularly stressful when the clinician is inexperienced, the patient is young, or there are limited prospects for successful treatment. Bad news must be told because of the following reasons: Patients Want the Truth Ethical and Legal Imperatives Clinical Outcomes However, breaking bad news is also a complex communication task.