Depression among Native American and Asian Adolescent Mothers Chioma Anyiam Texas Southern University Depression among Native American and Asian Adolescent Mothers Postpartum depression is a disorder that occurs in women after the birth of their babies. Some of the symptoms that characterize postpartum depression are anxiety or panic attacks, feelings of sadness or extreme crying, loss of appetite, difficulty concentrating and remembering (NIMH, 2010). According to the National Institute of Health (NIMH, 2010), about 10 to 15% of women experience postpartum depression from a month to a year. An exact percentage of teens that endure postpartum depression could not be identified. The Center for Disease Control
Height: 160.5 cm Mass: 59.4 kg Temperature: 36.7 0C Respirations: 13 per minute Blood Pressure: 118/76 mm Hg During her conversation with the doctor regarding her past medical history, Anita said that she had developed severe eczema about 5 years ago and mononucleosis the previous year. From April of the current year, she found that she felt fatigued quite often, frequently experienced diarrhea, myalgia and arthralgia. Her family doctor had referred her to an allergist who found negative reactions to a multitude of substances. Because her symptoms were so severe, more specific testing was done 2 months later. An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay showed positive reactions to gluten, spelt, albumin, lactose, barley and rye.
Exercise 26 Kristin James EXERCISE 36 1. The researchers found a significant difference between the two groups (control and treatment) for change in mobility of the women with osteoarthritis (OA) over 12 weeks with the results of F(1, 22) = 9.619, p = 0.005. Discuss each aspect of these results. F(1, 22) = 9.619, p = 0.005, where F is the statistic for ANOVA and the group df=1 and the error df=22. The F ratio or value = 9.619, which is significant at p = 0.005.
Stephanie Rallion Hypothyroid Disease (under active thyroid or myxedema (mucous swelling)) Patient Case Study Initial Presentation: Karen is a 29-year-old white female who was eight months pregnant at the onset of her illness. She is 5’2” and weighs 140 pounds. She has a son and daughter from a previous marriage. She also suffered from one miscarriage in the past. Today, Karen phones the PCP’s (Primary Care Physician) office and complains of a “sore throat and a temperature of 103.0 degrees.” She also describes what the nurse interprets to be mild uterine contractions (contraction
Based on the chart review, client was previously stabilized on Clozaril 100 mg BID during her last hospitalization. Clozaril was decreased to 100 mg daily approximately two weeks prior to the hospitalization (unclear reason). Since then she’s been reportedly decompensating which is evidenced by decline in overall psychosocial functions and escalating depressive symptoms. Client reports being under increased stress due to concerns about the loss of her daughter to DCF. Client also reports having increased depressive symptoms, AH and SI for approximately two
Health History Julie Schwan Herzing University- Brookfield THE COMPLETE HEALTH HISTORY Date: 05/21/2012 Examiner: Julie Schwan BIOGRAPHIC DATA Name: Caryn Colburn Phone: 262-215-5038 Address: W929 Florence Genoa City, WI 53128 Birthdate: 10/27/1976 Birth place: Marshfield, WI Age: 35 Gender: Female Marital status: Divorced Race/ethnic origin: Caucasian Occupation: Student Employer: N/A Source and reliability: Patient, who is reliable Reason for seeking care: Yearly Physical PAST HEALTH Describe general health: Patient states general health is “Good”. Patient rates herself an 8 on a scale of 1-10. Childhood illness: Chicken pox at age 7 Accidents or injuries: None Serious or chronic illnesses: None Hospitalizations: Patient has had 2 live births at NIMC Hospital. Patient had a thumb surgery and 2 shoulder surgeries at Good Shephard. Operations: Patient had surgery for torn ligaments on the right thumb.
W. you would like to address her patient, Mrs. R. , and the issues that you have noted. In your meeting you let her know that this is the patient that you will be working with her on. Mrs. R. is a developmentally delayed person, 30 weeks pregnant and lives with her boyfriend who is currently working two jobs. As you both review Mrs. R.s’ issues you note that she has missed several appointments and is often late when she does make an appointment. Appointment cards are given to each patient but they are in English.
Being doubtful and leaving this illness untreated, the condition can last from months to a year. An approximation of nearly 400,000 or more women may undergo mood changes of Postpartum to baby blues afflicting up to eighty percent of new mothers. It strikes every 1 of 1,000 new mothers. If diagnosed properly and treated with social support, therapy, and medication; relief is highly attainable (Subcommittee of Health. 2007).
The morning of May 27, 2004, my mother arrived at North Shore University Hospital because she was having contractions. After six hours, the doctor sent her home because she was only dilated two centimeters. The doctor instructed her to walk to help get the baby to crown. She spent much of her day following the doctor’s orders. Later that night, she returned to
According to Chasity Goddard, most of the time there is a reason “55 percent of patients experiencing recurrent miscarriages have an underlying blood clotting disorder as the cause. The good news is that this report also states that "more than 98 percent will have a normal term delivery with preconception aspirin”. During the change of birth control, I got pregnant with my son and it terrified me. But, I decided to take low dose baby aspirin everyday and I was doing well. I was around 3 months pregnant when I had skipped a couple days of aspirin due to money difficulties.