For past years music therapy has been used as a powerful healing agent to improve psychological, physiological and emotional integration of an individual during treatment from an illness or disability. Music has various appealing qualities such as; it is aesthetic, spiritual and social which help people regain their memories back and help cope with their […]

Some of the challenges that occur in every generation are bullying and drug and alcohol abuse. People bully others because they feel bad and make others feel the same. Today a lot of people smoke and even more smoked in the 1900’s. There were even advertisements about cigarettes as well! One of the challenges unique […]

Having a cellphone phone addiction is equivalent to having a substance addiction. The use of cellphone and social media specifically Facebook has a largest effect on human beings. Cellphones are a huge distraction to American citizens; Facebook contributes to that by spreading false news. People nowadays use their cellphones in social gatherings, classrooms and for […]

An important element in human culture is the media. There are over 1.4 billion television sets in the world today. According to the National Centre For Eating Disorders, about 95% of households have access to TV sets and are stick to the television for an average of 4 hours per day. By the end of […]

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales written by bestselling author of Awakenings and Musicophilia, Oliver Sacks, is a novel that addresses and highlights the various patients that the author himself dealt with over the course of being a neurologist. The book is divided into four parts: Losses, Excesses, […]

In the event that one notices individuals around them in most any open setting, chances are, many have their eyes looking in a kind of mesmerizing daze, being consumed into the shine of their telephone screens. Our advanced society has become shockingly reliant upon the different types of innovation, one of which, being social media. […]

The Young Girl is a short story written by accredited New Zealand author, Katherine Mansfield. The story tells about a woman addicted to gambling and the negative effects it has on her relationship with her son and daughter. Those same negative effects can be applied to all types of addictions. Addiction is a disease of […]

In order to live, the human body needs air to breathe, but sleep helps the body to function and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. In a lifetime humans spend about one-third of it sleeping. Being well rested can change how well the human body functions during the day. Sleep affects the brain and […]

Introduction According to Abnormal Psychology ( 7th edition), PTSD is termed as an anxiety disorder in which fear and associated symptoms continue to be experienced long after the traumatic situation thus the term post-traumatic.’ The book explains explicitly a vivid horror of what PTSD might be too for the old veterans. Two-thirds of the veterans […]

Overview of Substance Abuse Substance Abuse in the ElderlThe focus of this paper will be pointed on the subject of substance abuse in the elderly community. Things that will be included in the paper include the prevalence of substance abuse, how to identify someone who has problems with substance abuse, interventions, and solutions or treatments […]

Our topic is on Alice in Wonderland Syndrome (AWS), also known as Todd’s Syndrome. Sometimes when you have a migraine, things don’t look right. Colors change, straight lines turn wavy, time seems to change, and things shift. AWS is similar to that. AWS is an uncommon condition that gives you short-term episodes in which you […]

In the beginning of the 1990’s, opioids and opioid-combination medications were being prescribed and introduced as a form of treatment to relieve pain. At the time, it was said that the likelihood of getting addicted to the prescriptions were very low, therefore, pharmaceutical companies didn’t hold back in prescribing the drugs to people even excluding […]

What Is Bulimia Nervosa Bulimia nervosa is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by a cycle of bingeing and purging. It includes eating large amounts of food-more than most people would eat in one meal-in short periods of time, then getting rid of the food and calories through vomiting, laxative abuse or over-exercising. A […]

The Differences between Eating Disorder and Disorder Eating The main difference between disorder eating and the eating disorder is their magnitude. Although people suffering from disordered eating and ordered disorder may depict connatural behaviors, the later has less frequency and severity (Toni et al. 906). Albeit, the behaviors exhibited by an individual with disordered eating […]

Abstract Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that commonly is associated with young girls. Bulimia is the act of eating a large amount of food and quickly getting rid of the calories to prevent any weight gain. The two types of bulimia are the purging type and the non-purging type. This eating disorder is difficult […]

Introduction and Rationale for Topic Selection Even though alcohol abuse is not nearly as prevalent in the elderly population as it is in the younger population, it remains one of the most underdiagnosed and undertreated condition in elderly patients. Recent literature shows a consensus that screening and identifying alcohol abuse and withdrawal in elderly patients […]

In this society, many different eating disorders are happening lately. It is becoming a major problem throughout the world and most specifically in the United States. Everyone in all ages and gender have been suffering from different eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. About over twenty-four million people have suffered […]

The opioid epidemic has been growing through the years. Each year there are more and more deaths because of opioids overdose. What is the main cause of this and how is it affecting our brain? Opioids are affecting our brain and affecting our behavior, our appetite, our way of being and it’s making us go […]

Prescribed medication, in relation to individuals developing problems of addiction, has been an ever-growing problem. There are a variety of influences that can be attributed to this problem. Societal and individual level influences are the most common perspectives used to analyze medication addiction. The opioid crisis in the United States and the Lyrica problems in […]

In 2019, more than 2 Million Americans will suffer from addiction to prescription or illicit opioids. Opioids killed more than last year than either car accidents or gun violence. This crisis of addiction can affect any American, from all-state football captains to stay at home mothers. As a result, Americans, across the country are feeling […]