Search Results for co occurring substance and mental health disorders

Childabuse
Childabuse
Childabuse CHILD ABUSE: AN EXPLANTION Child abuse is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have jumped in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is also included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child\'s safety. When reported, inadequate
Alcoholosm
Alcoholosm
Alcoholosm Within the context of our society, drinking of alcohol is a perfectly normal activity. For most people drinking a moderate amount of alcohol can be beneficial, indeed studies suggest that moderate drinking may protect against coronary heart disease by improving insulin resistance (Gold, 1991). However, for a minority of people drinking alcohol is an activity that is fraught with danger and, for a very few, is akin to taking a poison that will almost inevitably ruin their lives. Hencef
Perception of Violence Against Women
Perception of Violence Against Women
Perception of Violence Against Women THE PERCEPTION OF VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE AGAINST WOMEN Abstract of Dissertation Presented to the Graduate School of the University of Sarasota In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Business Administration THE PERCEPTION OF VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE AGAINST WOMEN The perception of the threat of violence in the workplace against women is of particular concern to companies due to the fact that homicide is the leading cause of
ADD & ADHD
ADD & ADHD
ADD & ADHD The Existence of ADD/ADHD Some of the most common words moving around in the psychiatric circle are attention Deficit; hyperactivity; Ritalin; ADD, ADHD. These words are being most commonly discussed by most educators, physicians, psychologists and young parents in the society today. In spite of extensive advancements in technology which has brought new insights into the brain and learning, there is still a lacuna in the field of problems faced by children who are unable to remain foc
Alcoholism
Alcoholism
Alcoholism alcoholism Definitions and causal factors of alcoholism Alcoholism consists of a repetitive intake of alcoholic beverages to an extent that the drinker is harmed. The harm may be physical or mental; it may also be social or economic. Implicit in the conception of alcoholism as a disease is the idea that the person experiencing repeated or long-lasting injury from his drinking would alter his behaviour if he could. His failure to do so shows that he cannot help himself, that he has los
Birth Defects
Birth Defects
Birth Defects Birth Defects No one is immune to birth defects, yet not everyone is equally susceptible. Birth defects are not merely a medical problem. They have profound effects on the social and psychological well being of their family and friends. In the normal course of fetal development, cells migrate to their appropriate destination so that organs and limbs form where they should. Usually, the genes perform flawlessly, but mistakes can and do occur. Some of the most common birth defects re
AlcoholismA Case Study
AlcoholismA Case Study
AlcoholismA Case Study The ingestion of alcoholic beverages for their enjoyable effects is a custom which has been around for thousands of years, and alcohol continues to be a popular drug because of its short-term effects (Coleman, Butcher & Carson, 1984). An enormous amount of damage can be attributed directly to alcohol abuse as a result of lost jobs, accidents caused by drunk drivers, and so forth (Maltzman, 2000). Alcohol also compounds other problems--an estimated 25% to 40% of hospital pa
Ritalin
Ritalin
Ritalin Ritalin The Babysitter of the 90\'s 07/03/2000 Prepared for Nursing 2116 by Tracey Hardin Ritalin (Methylphenidate) is a mild CNS stimulant. In medicine, Ritalin\'s primary use is treatment of Attention Deficit /Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The mode of action in humans is not completely understood, but Ritalin presumably activates the arousal system of the brain stem and the cortex to produce its stimulant effect. Recently, the frequency of diagnosis for ADHD has increased dramatically.
Depression
Depression
Depression Depression is a psychiatric disorder characterized by a profound and long-lasting sadness or despair. It affects approximately 18 million people in the United States every year and not all of them are old enough to vote. Everyone experiences some unhappiness, often as a result of a change, either in the form of a setback or a loss. The painful feelings that accompany these events are usually appropriate, necessary, and transitory and can even present an opportunity for personal growth
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction Definition of Problem Description of Preliminary Data Gathering, Collection, or Resource The Research Design Data Analysis and Interpretation Conclusion Slide 1 [pic] The mental health and substance abuse fields have had a growing awareness of the prevalence of co-occurring disorders and the challenges presented by this population. The lack of success within traditional treatment settings for individuals with co-occurring disorders is well documented. Estimates suggest that while ab
Ritalin
Ritalin
Ritalin Abstract Ritalin (Methylphenidate) is a mild CNS stimulant. In medicine, Ritalin's primary use is treatment of Attention Deficit /Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The mode of action in humans is not completely understood, but Ritalin presumably activates the arousal system of the brain stem and the cortex to produce its stimulant effect. Recently, the frequency of diagnosis for ADHD has increased dramatically. More children and an increasing number of adults are being diagnosed with ADHD. Ac
Birth Defects
Birth Defects
Birth Defects Birth Defects No one is immune to birth defects, yet not everyone is equally susceptible. Birth defects are not merely a medical problem. They have profound effects on the social and psychological well being of their family and friends. In the normal course of fetal development, cells migrate to their appropriate destination so that organs and limbs form where they should. Usually, the genes perform flawlessly, but mistakes can and do occur. Some of the most common birth defects r
Teenage drinking
Teenage drinking
teenage drinking Alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use among children and adolescents is a major public concern. Recent research on middle and senior high school students showed a reversal of previous declines in smoking marijuana and using drugs other than marijuana, a decline in students\' personal disapproval of marijuana, and a high prevalence of alcohol use (Johnston, O\'Malley, and Bachman 1996; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 1996). Concern over this trend surfaced in the po
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disorder Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Adolescence Abstract Today\'s youth are faced with many challenges including depression, substance use and suicide. Depressive disorders in adolescence are a major health concern. Depression often disrupts normal development due to the negative impact it has on social and educational functioning. This paper focuses on adolescent depression, as well as its assessment and treatment. Additionally, an examination of both risk a
Birth Defects
Birth Defects
Birth Defects No one is immune to birth defects, yet not everyone is equally susceptible. Birth defects are not merely a medical problem. They have profound effects on the social and psychological well being of their family and friends. In the normal course of fetal development, cells migrate to their appropriate destination so that organs and limbs form where they should. Usually, the genes perform flawlessly, but mistakes can and do occur. Some of the most common birth defects results from the
Nursing Care Plan
Nursing Care Plan
Nursing Care Plan Dates of Care: 12, 13, 19 & 20 Sept 96 Student Names: Anthony Bernardi, SN/SPJC Clients Clinical Picture (5) Textbook Description of Diagnosis (5) Summary of Clients Progress (5) Completion of Holistic NCP Tool (30) · Clients Clinical Picture (Cephacaudal Assessment) 5 · Textbook Description of Disease 6-12 · Treatments and Procedures 13 · Summary of Caregiver Progress Notes 14 · Diagnostic Values Out Of Normal Range Clinical Implications 16 · Holistic Nursing Care Plan Form
Arson
Arson
:Arson: Definition - Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. [pic] Arson: Why do people do it and how can we prevent it? Arson is a common, costly and complex problem in this country and around the world. Arson affects everyone, invading communities, threatening businesses and family security. Deliberate fire setting is the largest single cause of fires
Informative Speech: Example #4
Informative Speech: Example #4
Informative Speech: Example #4 author: Charla Kay Denmon Stress, The Silent Killer INTRODUCTION: ATTENTION GETTER: What is stress? Stress is a negative emotional state occurring in response to events that are perceived as taxing or exceeding a person's resources or ability to cope, says Cohen & Herbert. There is now evidence to show that those who have large amounts of stress in their lives are more susceptible to health problems and injuries. REASON TO LISTEN: A) 43% of all adults suffer advers
Childabuse
Childabuse
Childabuse CHILD ABUSE: AN EXPLANTION Child abuse is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have jumped in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is also included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child\'s safety. When reported, inadequate
Alcohol and its effects
Alcohol and its effects
Alcohol and its effects Alcohol is a large part of American culture. All over the United States drinking is not only acceptable but a social norm from teenagers to adults. This is not only the case in the U.S., but all over the world, where some drinking ages are 18 and 19 years of age. In America specifically, alcohol has been around for centuries and is a large part of many social gatherings. Although this is the case now, in the early 1900\'s during the prohibition period, all alcohol was ban
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal D
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal D
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs I. The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs A. Introduction (Pg\'s 1-2) II. Aspirin (Pg\'s 3-6) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment III. Sulfa Drugs (Pg\'s 7-10) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment IV. Antibiotics (Pg\'s 11-14) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Eff
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anything Childabuse CHILD ABUSE: AN EXPLANTION Child abuse is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have jumped in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is also included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child's safety. When reported, in
Ritalin
Ritalin
Ritalin Ritalin The Babysitter of the 90's 07/03/2000 Prepared for Nursing 2116 by Tracey Hardin Ritalin (Methylphenidate) is a mild CNS stimulant. In medicine, Ritalin's primary use is treatment of Attention Deficit /Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The mode of action in humans is not completely understood, but Ritalin presumably activates the arousal system of the brain stem and the cortex to produce its stimulant effect. Recently, the frequency of diagnosis for ADHD has increased dramatically. Mo
Child abuse
Child abuse
child abuse Child abuse, the physical and/or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person, is a major problem in homes across the United States. Child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder have increased in the U.S. and it is believed that a number of cases go unreported. Within child abuse comes neglect, which covers malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care for a child. Efforts have increased on the primary prevention of child abuse. This must be started on
Informative Speech: Example #4
Informative Speech: Example #4
Informative Speech: Example #4 author: Charla Kay Denmon Stress, The Silent Killer INTRODUCTION: ATTENTION GETTER: What is stress? Stress is a negative emotional state occurring in response to events that are perceived as taxing or exceeding a person's resources or ability to cope, says Cohen Herbert. There is now evidence to show that those who have large amounts of stress in their lives are more susceptible to health problems and injuries. REASON TO LISTEN: A) 43% of all adults suffer adverse
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Anything
anything Childabuse CHILD ABUSE: AN EXPLANTION Child abuse is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have jumped in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is also included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child\'s safety. When reported, i
CHILD ABUSE
CHILD ABUSE
CHILD ABUSE CHILD ABUSE What is child abuse? It is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have climbed in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is sometimes included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child\'s safety. When reported, child
Birth Defects
Birth Defects
Birth Defects Birth Defects No one is immune to birth defects, yet not everyone is equally susceptible. Birth defects are not merely a medical problem. They have profound effects on the social and psychological well being of their family and friends. In the normal course of fetal development, cells migrate to their appropriate destination so that organs and limbs form where they should. Usually, the genes perform flawlessly, but mistakes can and do occur. Some of the most common birth defects re
Suicide: The Final Solution?
Suicide: The Final Solution?
Suicide: The Final Solution? Suicide: The Final Solution? Suicide, the act of intentionally killing oneself, has become an increasingly more common and serious issue among those who tend to experience problems psychologically dealing with hardships in life. “Too often, as the daily news tells us, the search for answers to these challenges is complicated by problems outside teens’ control, such as divorce, family alcoholism, domestic violence or even sexual abuse” (APA Online 1). For all of these
kids in the butt
kids in the butt
kids in the butt Substance Use and Abuse Among Children and Teenagers Michael D. Newcomb University of Southern California Peter M. Bentler University of California, Los Angeles ABSTRACT During the past several years, there has been a renewed national concern about drug abuse, culminating in the current "war on drugs." In this review, we emphasize that even though child or teenage drug use is an individual behavior, it is embedded in a sociocultural context that strongly determines its character
Drugs and Sports - Anabolic Steroids and Athletes
Drugs and Sports - Anabolic Steroids and Athletes
Drugs and Sports - Anabolic Steroids and Athletes Argumentative Persuasive Essays Drugs and Athletes Drugs have been a problem in our society for many years. They have been used and abused by many groups, including professional athletes. It is certainly quite common to hear about or read about athletes and drug use. Although drugs have a lengthy history of use by athletes, they have varied effects on the body and different preventions. Much of the world's supply of cocaine is produced in South A
alcoholism
alcoholism
alcoholism alcoholism Definitions and causal factors of alcoholism Alcoholism consists of a repetitive intake of alcoholic beverages to an extent that the drinker is harmed. The harm may be physical or mental; it may also be social or economic. Implicit in the conception of alcoholism as a disease is the idea that the person experiencing repeated or long-lasting injury from his drinking would alter his behaviour if he could. His failure to do so shows that he cannot help himself, that he has "lo
Child abuse
Child abuse
child abuse Child Abuse CHILD ABUSE What is child abuse? It is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have climbed in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is sometimes included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child\'s safety. When repo
Nursing Care Plan
Nursing Care Plan
Nursing Care Plan Course: NUR 1210L Instructor: Dates of Care: 12, 13, 19 & 20 Sept 96 Date Submitted: 11/15/96 Student Names: Anthony Bernardi, SN/SPJC HOLISTIC NURSING CARE PLAN STUDENT Anthony Bernardi GRADE DATE November 15, 1996 Clients Clinical Picture (5) (Initial Cephacaudal assessment) Textbook Description of Diagnosis (5) Summary of Clients Progress (5) Completion of Holistic NCP Tool (30) NURSING DIAGNOSIS (15) GOALS (10) INTERVENTIONS (10) RATIONALES (5) EVALUATIONS (10) REFERENCES
The Dangers of MDMA
The Dangers of MDMA
The Dangers of MDMA Ecstasy (MDMA) has recently gained popularity in the media due to the dramatic increase in its use by Americans, especially teens and young adults. This has lead to a surge in research efforts to determine the short and long-term physical and neurological risks that are associated with the drug. It has been discovered that Ecstasy is one of the most dangerous drugs currently available on the streets of America. It poses serious risks to its users both psychically and neurolog
Child Abuse
Child Abuse
Child Abuse CHILD ABUSE What is child abuse? It is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have climbed in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is sometimes included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child's safety. When reported, child a
Child abuse
Child abuse
child abuse Child abuse has been defined as, any intentional act that results in physical or emotional harm to a child. This could cover any behavior from assault, to neglect, to molestation. (Encarta 1) In 1995, a study was done by the National Center on Child Abuse & Neglect. They concluded that in the United States alone, approximately 3 million children are victims of some sort of maltreatment each year. This means that an unimaginable amount of our county’s adolescents are being seriously m
Self-mutilation
Self-mutilation
Self-mutilation There are many different definitions for self-mutilations, also known as self-injury, self-harm, or self-inflicted violence. One definition of self-mutilation is that is any self-directed, repetitive behavior that causes physical injury. Another definition is that self-mutilation is self-inflicted physical harm severe enough to cause tissue damage done without suicidal intent. This is just one example of the blurriness of the boundaries of self-mutilation. It is very hard to pin
The effects of drugs
The effects of drugs
the effects of drugs Many different drugs have different effects on the body. This paper focuses on the effects caused by three widely used drugs opium, cocaine, and cannabis. They have many common effects between them. Some characteristics of the effects of those drugs are those of stimulants and others are those of depressants. We will describe the chemical effects of each drug on the body. Opium is a drug produced from the capsules of the opium poppy. When fresh from the plant it is a gooey l
ADHD Treatments: A Study
ADHD Treatments: A Study
ADHD Treatments: A Study The purpose of this research was to describe and understand Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the most effective treatment option that are available today. ADHD is a mental health disorder that affects 3-9% of the population in ways that, if left untreated, can wreak havoc on the mind of the sufferer. It makes concentration difficult, large tasks seem insurmountable, and causes impulsive and hyperactive tendencies. Fortunately, research and experiments
Child Abuse
Child Abuse
Child Abuse CHILD ABUSE What is child abuse? It is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have climbed in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is sometimes included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child\'s safety. When reported, child
Kids in the butt
Kids in the butt
kids in the butt Substance Use and Abuse Among Children and Teenagers Michael D. Newcomb University of Southern California Peter M. Bentler University of California, Los Angeles ABSTRACT During the past several years, there has been a renewed national concern about drug abuse, culminating in the current "war on drugs." In this review, we emphasize that even though child or teenage drug use is an individual behavior, it is embedded in a sociocultural context that strongly determines its character
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Anything
anything Childabuse CHILD ABUSE: AN EXPLANTION Child abuse is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have jumped in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is also included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child\'s safety. When reported, i
child abuse
child abuse
child abuse Child abuse, the physical and/or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person, is a major problem in homes across the United States. Child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder have increased in the U.S. and it is believed that a number of cases go unreported. Within child abuse comes neglect, which covers malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care for a child. Efforts have increased on the primary prevention of child abuse. This must be started on
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder Young people with an anxiety disorder typically are so afraid, worried, or uneasy that they cannot function normally. Anxiety disorders can be long-lasting and interfere greatly with a child's life. If not treated early, anxiety disorders can lead to: missed school days or an inability to finish school; impaired relations with peers; low self-esteem; alcohol or other drug use; problems adjusting to work situations; and anxiety disorder in adulthood. There are a numbe
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs I. The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs A. Introduction (Pg's 1-2) II. Aspirin (Pg's 3-6) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment III. Sulfa Drugs (Pg's 7-10) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment IV. Antibiotics (Pg's 11-14) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effect
ADHD Treatments: A Study
ADHD Treatments: A Study
ADHD Treatments: A Study The purpose of this research was to describe and understand Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the most effective treatment option that are available today. ADHD is a mental health disorder that affects 3-9% of the population in ways that, if left untreated, can wreak havoc on the mind of the sufferer. It makes concentration difficult, large tasks seem insurmountable, and causes impulsive and hyperactive tendencies. Fortunately, research and experiments
Drug abuse with athletes
Drug abuse with athletes
drug abuse with athletes Drugs have been a problem in our society for many years. They have been used and abused by many groups, including professional athletes. It is certainly quite common to hear about or read about athletes and drug use. Although drugs have a lengthy history of use by athletes, they have varied effects on the body and different preventions. Much of the world\'s supply of cocaine is produced in South America. Thousands of years ago, the ancient Incas of Peru chewed coca leave
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder Young people with an anxiety disorder typically are so afraid, worried, or uneasy that they cannot function normally. Anxiety disorders can be long- lasting and interfere greatly with a child's life. If not treated early, anxiety disorders can lead to: missed school days or an inability to finish school; impaired relations with peers; low self-esteem; alcohol or other drug use; problems adjusting to work situations; and anxiety disorder in adulthood. There are a numb
Arson
Arson
:Arson: Definition - Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. Arson: Why do people do it and how can we prevent it? Arson is a common, costly and complex problem in this country and around the world. Arson affects everyone, invading communities, threatening businesses and family security. Deliberate fire setting is the largest single cause of fires in the