Nevertheless other effective, helpful medications for managing PTSD include mood stabilizers, such as Lamictal, Gabitril or Depakote, as well as mood stabilizers that are antipsychotics like Resperidone, Syprexa or Seroquel. These medicines are most effective for those who suffer from agitation, dissociation, hypervilgilance, paranoia, or brief psychotic reactions. Conclusion I. In conclusion, we have discussed today, Post-traumatic stress disorder can be a very demanding illness not only to the one who suffers, but also the loved ones who help those affected cope with the
Running Head: Critique 1 Lin’s Article Critique Part 1 Eve Birdine-Epps Liberty University Running Head: Critique 2 Summary of Article Anger and related emotions have been identified among substance abuse users. In addition, anger and related emotions determine urges and relapse. Many treatment programs have some components geared to aid with substance abuse recovery. Different therapies offer a variety of approaches recommended in successful steps to managing emotions and becoming more aware of triggers that lead to relapse. “In fact, Reilly and Shopshire (2000, pg.
302). Therapists are careful treating someone with BPD because of the lack of trust that sufferers feel, so it may make it difficult to form a good relationship with their therapist. Some people seek out medications to ease some symptoms or support groups, individual/family therapy, or hospitalization if that person is suicidal or a threat to their self. One of the more well-known treatments is Psychotherapy, or what they call ‘talk’ therapy. This includes Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mentalization- Based, Transference Focused Psychotherapy, Schema-Focused Psychotherapy, General Psychiatric Management, Systems training for Emotional Predictability and Problem
Usually people who abuse pain killers are people who are facing psychological problems. The pain killers are a way for them to cope with the pain and not feel any pain. They are popular because of the euphoric state a person enters after taking them. Popular examples of prescription pain killers are morphine and codeine popular over the counter pain killers are Ibuprofen and Naproxen. Dependency on these drugs can have serious side effects.
However, one cannot numb painful memories without also numbing joyful memories. One must suppress all feelings in order to numb painful feelings. People with PTSD often avoid even pleasant activities, including those that were pleasurable before the trauma-such as travel, babies, hobbies or relaxation." (Glenn R. Schiraldi, 2009, p. 10) Often times, people with PTSD feel disconnected from others. They feel as though they cannot relate to others because they are different and no one will understand what they are feeling or going through.
I believe it is important to get to the root of the problem and deal directly with it. In the case of PTSD, the root is the trauma experienced. Once we learn how to deal with our feelings about the traumatic event, we can move forward in learning how to control the thoughts and feelings that can cause us stress relating to the event. This can be done very effectively through cognitive-behavioral therapy, where the emphasis is on learning why we respond the way we do and learning new, less distressing ways to respond. Through learning, we can become better equipped to handle stress in a constructive manner.
Some people with these disorders withdraw and avoid social contact. Others interact but do so without responding emotionally. 3. The most troubling and heavily researched personality disorder is antisocial personality disorder 4. Antisocial PDs are usually male no conscience in his actions, even toward friends and family.
Effective treatments in Behavioural therapy Cognitive Behavioural therapy is psychotherapy based on problem solving, it is known to be a highly effective mental health treatment method and has been proved to tackle anger issues, depression and anxiety disorders. As well as tackling mental health issues it has been made known to deal with medical conditions such as hypertension, chronic pain and fibromyalgia. Another type of highly effective psychotherapy is behavioural therapy which focuses on ways to help change and gain control over unwanted behaviours. This psychotherapy is based on classical conditioning which was developed by Ivan Pavlov and it is also based on the principles of operant conditioning developed by B.F Skinner. This treatment
Dementia: drugs used to relieve depression and behavioural symptoms People with dementia may develop mood disorders such as depression, behavioural problems with symptoms such as restlessness or aggression, or psychiatric symptoms such as psychosis (delusions and hallucinations). This factsheet describes the different types of drugs that may be prescribed to treat these symptoms. It is important to try to understand and address the underlying causes that may have triggered a person's symptoms. However, when behavioural or psychiatric symptoms are severe, extremely distressing, or causing risk to the person or others, and if psychological treatments have not worked, it may be necessary to prescribe medication. The treatment of depression is slightly different, as depression has a major impact on people's functioning and quality of life.
This can lead to a variety of other stressful mental and behavioural problems. With borderline personality disorder, we may have a severely distorted self-image and feel worthless and fundamentally flawed. anger, impulsiveness and frequent mood swings may push others away, even though we may desire to have loving and lasting relationships. Most psychiatrists and other mental health professionals use the DSM to diagnose mental illnesses. Because some