This informative article also includes an ADHD homepage that gives a list of topics that are covered such as: Symptoms and diagnosis, Treatment and Concerns and Conditions of outgoing patients of ADHD. The CDC also offers recipients free material and compassionate real life stories of children and adults who suffer from ADHD. The CDC also goes on to express their concerns by offering links to other websites, multimedia and tools and education and training for those interested in fighting the good fight of ADHD. Next, the CDC not only informs the reader of statistical information about ADHD, but it also encourages the reader to engage in giving feedback, to help promote an even greater site for suffering patients, parents and inquiring minds of ADHD. The CDC goes on to inform the reader of injuries caused by “Hyperactivity Disorder” data collected from
Sigmund Freud was the ﬁrst to challenge the view that mental disorders were caused by physical illness and proposed that psychological factors were responsible for the illness. The psychodynamic approach highlights the importance of the unconscious mind and early childhood experiences. Psychodynamic psychologist’s attempt to deal with the mental health issues of their patients by incorporating these ideas and creating therapies using these ideas. The basic concept behind psychoanalysis is that a patient that suffers from mental health problems such as depression can address any regressed feelings thus, the patient gains insight of and can learn to work through their emotional baggage. It is a generalised concept that if the cause of the symptoms were tackled it would only be logical that the symptoms would then cease.
STUDENT DETAILS [pic] ACAP Student ID: 166974 Name: Miriam Everett-Jones Course: BASSIX ASSESSMENT DETAILS [pic] Unit/Module: Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling Educator: Charles Farrugia Assessment Name: Case Study Assessment Number: Ass. Two Term & Year: Summer School, 2012 Word Count: 2190 The case study provided for analysis as part of Alcohol and other Drugs Counselling, is based on a character by the name of Lionel, from the Australian movie “Little Fish”. This paper will briefly describe the client’s family and social context. An assessment and case formulation will be provided and supported by theory, while also specifying Lionel’s psychosocial needs. Furthermore a description will be provided of the recommended substance abuse counselling model or treatment options used for working with the client, and the rationale for selecting this treatment plan.
Shalea Dixon HCA/230 Assignment Week Five September 25, 2011 Cagney Stigger [pic] Communication for Marginalized Population What would you say is the overall lesson from the simulation activity? I would say that the overall lesson from this simulation activity was to read and re-view the simulation and try and learn helpful tips on how to communicate with patients on several different levels and the simulation. I found that were many interesting simulations as well as many helpful tips that I will in mind for if I ever need to put them in use in the future. I’d improve the literacy between caregivers and patients with low health literacy, by trying to improve the patient education,
Actually, there is a growing field of healthcare categorize as music therapy, which uses music to heal. Many whom practice music therapy are finding a benefit in using music to assist cancer patients and even hospitals are beginning to use music and music therapy. They are turning toward this therapy to help with pain management, to help ward off depression, to promote movement, to calm patients, to ease muscle tension, and for many other benefits that music and music therapy can bring. ▪ Key learning point from the unit about Nutrition and Stress Visualization and mental imagery can help you cope with panic disorder, panic attacks and agoraphobia. Deliberate on how your thoughts ramble when you feel panic or anxiety.
Comparison of Model Comparison of Model Paper Melanie Smith PCN 501 Grand Canyon University Kenneth Hall June 17, 2013 This comparison model paper is designed to look at both a psychological and neurobiological approach to addictions. Each model is designed to look at how a person can become or recover from addiction, and what are the underlying factors that cause the addiction. Learning Model The learning model dates back to Pavlov and Skinner, with a take on classical conditioning, and operant conditioning. Research shows that that with the use of psychoactive drugs produces a variety of learned behaviors (O'Brien, Childress, & McLellean, Ehrman, 1992). Clinical studies have shown that in “cocaine addicts produced evidence
The aim of this assignment is to explain what is hypnosis describe the psychological & physical aspects & discuss the role of relaxation in hypnotherapy. The British Society of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis defines hypnosis as "In therapy, hypnosis usually involves the person experiencing a sense of deep relaxation with their attention narrowed down, and focused on appropriate suggestions made by the therapist." 2011 cited on www.bscah.com These suggestions can help people make positive changes within themselves. Historically hypnosis was seen as waving pendulous items & controlling people's minds, this is no longer common practice. In a hypnotherapy session the client is always in control and they are never made to do anything
Amanda Suda Mrs. Schmidt Honors English 10 6 March 2013 EMDR and Brainspotting Developed to help patients overcome the symptoms associated with traumatic memories, EMDR and Brainspotting use specific types of focusing and reprocessing to alter the mind. Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., is credited with discovering Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, in 1989. She found that particular eye movements would reduce the intensity of disturbing thoughts in some of her clients. Since Dr. Shapiro’s discovery, EMDR has been changed and further developed into a highly effective treatment for diseases such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Panic Disorders. In 2003, David Grand, Ph.D., discovered
Vanessa M. Cognitive Hypnotherapy and Depression Hypnosis, or hypnotherapy, encompasses a group of techniques that aid practitioners and patients in utilizing the mind-body connection to foster healing. Hypnotherapy uses guided relaxation, focused attention, and intense concentration to achieve a heightened state of awareness, generally referred to as a trance. While in a trance, a person’s attention can become so focused that it blocks out the surrounding environment and allows one to concentrate on specific thoughts or task, usually in a deeply relaxed manner. This practice can be extremely beneficial as an adjunct treatment in many psychological and physical disorders, for it aids in the ability to explore painful thoughts, feelings,
Effectiveness of Music Therapy in Treating Depression Compared to Traditional Talk Therapy i Table of Contents Page Abstract ii Introduction 1 Statement of the Problem 1 Review of Related Literature 1-5 Statement of the Hypothesis 6 Significance of the Study 6 Method 6 Participants 7 Instrument 7-8 Design 8 Procedure 8-9 References 10-11 ii Abstract The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of utilizing music therapy methods alone or in conjunction with traditional talk therapy models of counseling in treating depression. In order to determine the effectiveness of music therapy in treating depression, a causal-comparative analysis will be used by comparing the outcomes of various standardized (preferably published) ratings scales, such as the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II) of clientele receiving treatment for depressive symptoms. 100 case studies will be selected from various local, regional, and national treatment centers located throughout western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, including the Appalachian State University Counseling Center, Daymark Recovery Services, OASIS, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and regional Vet Center offices. The intent is to compare and contrast 50 preliminary and final standardized evaluative scores of clients who have received talk therapy treatment for depression to 50 preliminary and final standardized evaluative scores of clients who have received music therapy alone, or in conjunction with talk therapy methods of