An example of primary insomnia might be shift work insomnia where a person may well be attempting to sleep at times when their body clock tells them they should be awake. There are numerous subtypes of primary insomnia including; psychophysiological insomnia which is a form of anxiety-induced insomnia caused by a worry about getting a lack of sleep, idiopathic insomnia which is a lifelong sleeplessness and sleep state misinterpretation where people sleep adequately but feel they do not. Supporting evidence include Smith’s study where patients with insomnia were studies, as well as a control group of normal sleepers and they were studied for 3 nights with whole brain scans conducted on the third night. Patients with insomnia showed consistent and significant decreases in blood flow compared to good
If the abuse is particularly serious and they feel there no way out of it they may deal with it in more drastic ways like trying to take their own life. It may result in serious anxiety and depression which is going to stay with them for the rest of their lives. Major Long-Term Medical Symptoms of Physical Abuse may be insomnia. Insomnia is when someone has difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. Insomnia is a common problem for people that suffer or have suffered from physical abuse.
Bi-polar disorder is characterized by a variety of symptoms: Manic (excessive highs), hopelessness with periods of normality in between. Manic episodes are characterized by discrete periods of: increased energy, activity, restlessness, euphoric feelings, euphoric feelings and one may be easily distracted. When both unipolar and bipolar symptoms occur at the same time, it is called a mixed episode. According to the biological model for unipolar depression, people with a family history of unipolar disorders are at a higher risk to develop this disorder. Low levels of the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and serotonin are believed to play a role in this disorder as well as the endocrine system (Comer, 2005).
Sleeping habits for people in these fields of work are commonly irregular and inconsistent, which have an impact on their health. Adverse effects on their health range from physical, to emotional, to mental, and to social. Additionally, when one of these areas of
What may be the diagnosis? According to her symptoms she is suffering from Fibromyalgia. “Primary fibromyalgia syndrome is a group of disorders characterized by pain and stiffness affecting muscles, tendons, and surrounding soft tissues (not joints) (Gould 661). Fibromyalgia can be aggravated by sleep deprivation, stress, and fatigue. Aching pain is accompanied by marked fatigue, sleep disturbances, and depression; being that she is depress this can be the cause of her discomfort and pain.
The reason is that Hyperactive Impulsive ADHD is the most problematic so its stands out most. The National Institute of Mental Health, symptoms of this groups include running, climbing, or leaving their seat, in situations where sitting or quiet behavior is expected, blurting out the answer before hearing the whole question, and having difficulty waiting in line or for a turn. "Hyperactivity may be manifested by fidgetness or squirming in ones seat, by not remaining seated when expected to do so, by excessive running and climbing in situations where it is innapropriate, by having difficulty playing or engaging quietly in leisure activities, by appearing to be often on the go or as if driven by a motor, or by talking excessively"(APA
Fibromyalgia and Fatigue After pain, the most common and debilitating symptom of fibromyalgia is fatigue. This is not the normal tiredness that follows a busy day, but a lingering feeling of exhaustion. People with fibromyalgia may feel tired first thing in the morning, even after hours spent in bed. The fatigue may
Discuss the relationship between stress, anxiety, habits and phobias and describe how you would treat these Issues with hypnotherapy. Word count 1935 Some of the most common requests within hypnotherapy treatment are those that are related to stress, anxiety and phobias. Stress can be said to be one of the most common afflictions of modern society, with our fast paced busy lifestyles our minds and bodies can often struggle to keep up with each other, this can cause stress and in turn cause a variety of illnesses or unwanted habits or phobias if left un dealt with. For the therapist to have an understanding of the link between stress and these disorders is extremely important so that the therapist can provide the right form of treatment
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS), interferes with normal activities on a daily basis, whether or not a person with narcolepsy has sufficient sleep at night. People with EDS often experience mental cloudiness, a lack of energy and concentration, memory lapses, a depressed mood, and possibly extreme exhaustion. Cataplexy consists of a sudden loss of muscle tone that leads to feelings of weakness and a loss of voluntary muscle control. It can cause symptoms ranging from slurred speech to total body collapse, depending on the muscles involved, and is often triggered by intense emotions such as surprise, laughter, or anger. Sleep Paralysis is the temporary inability to move or speak while falling asleep or waking up.
Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out daily tasks. The symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe; they are very different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through. The results of bipolar disorder symptoms can result in damaged relationships, poor performance in work or school, and even suicide. However, bipolar disorder can be treated and people with the illness can lead full lives as if they did not even have the disorder. The disorder usually develops between the late teens and the early adult years; most cases start before the age of twenty five.