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Ethics of Mental Health Care: Anorexia Term Paper

… The health care provider takes the responsibility of eliciting preceding cognitions then challenges them in an intellectual manner without taking a forceful position. This proves helpful as it enhances behavior change through the provision of practical ideas and experiences to the patient (Isserlin, Leanna, and Jennifer 29).

Embracing psychodynamic approaches help the health care providers address the needs of an anorexic patient efficiently. The approach examines factors, which might have contributed to the condition. The strategy teases the patients the adaptive roles of the anorexia to develop alternative strategies and paradigms to facilitate recovery from the condition. After the success of these strategies, research has shown that helping the patient to overcome the effects of obsessive-compulsive personality associated with the condition is highly recommended. The…. [read more]


DNR Palliative Care and Ethics Term Paper

… Nursing Ethics

The end of life phase is the most important and testing time for all the people involved right from the patient to the relatives and the care providers. Statistics indicate that less than 10% of humans embrace sudden death while the rest die after a prolonged period of illness. [EPEC Team]. In this stressful environment nurses are confronted by ethical dilemmas, the efficient management of which necessitates a balanced understanding of patient needs and respect of their autonomy. The DNR is one important and delicate ethical issue faced by nurses providing care to terminally ill patients. Let us have a brief overview of the ethical concerns and the nursing practice standards in the palliative care settings and in particular the implication of the…. [read more]


Anorexia Criteria for Diagnosis Physical Term Paper

… Society has to accept much of the blame for the population of anorexia sufferers. Society has labeled the image of the 6ft, size 6-8 model as the ideal, which the majority of normal women do not comply with. Not only is this image being promoted (through the media) as the ideal in aesthetic terms, it is also associated with success (professionally and personally), happiness and good fortune. But then, it is the individuals that make up society, so we are also to blame for this situation. If society did not find such a ready market for promoting unrealistic images of the body beautiful, then society would not be promoting it.

Anorexia, a form of eating disorder, remains a blight on our society. It is symptomatic…. [read more]


Haven't Decided Term Paper

… Anorexia: A Comparison of Two Studies

Eating disorders like anorexia have been researched at length, but with varying results. I have chosen to examine how research on anorexia compares between an experimental study and a case study. The two articles I have chosen to examine are: 1) "Emotional Responses to Food in Adults With an Eating Disorder: A Qualitative Investigation" by McNamara, Chur-Hansen and Hay (experimental study); and 2) "Case Study: Eating Disorder in a 10-year-old Girl" by Scharer (case study).

In a qualitative, experimental study, McNamara, Chur-Hansen and Hay (2008) sought to determine a common theme in adult women with eating disorders. They interviewed ten women clinically diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, bulimia or an eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) while showing them slides…. [read more]


Developmental Psychology Body Image Term Paper

… Several psychiatric disorders might lead to increasing risk of eating disorder, including neurotic and depressive symptoms, bipolar disorder, manic depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive personality characteristics, history of sexual abuse, severe family problems, extreme social pressures, insecurity, being controlled by others, distorted body image, etc. (NIMH, 2001). In addition, extreme negative dissatisfaction with their bodies may be a factor in its existence, even though not a predictor of eating disorders (Leon, Fulkerson, Perry, & Cudeck, 1993).

According to Johnson, Cohen, Kotler, Kasen, & Brook (2002), teenagers diagnosed with depression might be at a higher risk for the onset of eating disorders during middle adolescence and early adulthood, because eating disorders and depression in children and adolescents are closely related. Nevertheless, disruptive disorders might also contribute to recurrent…. [read more]


Professional Ethics and Potential Conflicts Thesis

… Professional Ethics and Potential Conflicts

Introduces the subject matter of ethical issues in the therapist-

patient relationship. Distinguishes conduct prohibited outright by applicable ethical guidelines from that subject to subjective beliefs of the therapist. Introduces the typical classes of potential ethical violations and their respective sources of potential problems with respect to therapeutic goals.

Dual Relationships

Outlines the four types of dual relationships typically occurring in therapist-patient relationships: (1) double roles; (2) double professions; (3) double financial relationships; and (4) unavoidable dual relationships.

Emotionally Intimate of Sexual Relationships

Outlines those types of extra-therapeutic relationships that are strictly prohibited by ethical codes and penal law.

Boundary Issues

Explains the fundamental concept of boundaries in the context of psychological therapy. Distinguishes between boundary crossing and boundary violation.…. [read more]


Eating Disorder Is Characterized Research Paper

… The client comes into the counseling system either by voluntarily enrolling themselves in counseling, through a friend or family referral or expert advice at a health facility. For typical patients, there may be a history of visiting other systems of care since it is likely that the patient will seek other forms of medical treatment before visiting a counselor.

Role of social worker

As a social worker, the role played will be in the long-term care segment of continuum of care since treatment of the eating disorder falls under rehabilitative care. This is because CBT aims at reforming the individual's cognitive and behavioral issues in order to achieve the goals of treatment.

The social worker is quite different from other practitioners since the social worker…. [read more]


Ineffective Coping Mechanisms for Stress or Anxiety Essay

… Ineffective Coping Mechanisms for Stress or Anxiety Due to Stage 5 Pancreatic Cancer Prognosis Morbidity

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most prevalent forms of terminal cancer. There has been great progress made in understanding the activation of Hedgehog (Hh) signaling pathway reportedly related to malignant biological behavior mechanism of pancreatic cancer; yet this progress is far from reaching a cure (Xu X, Guo C, Liu J, Yang W, Xia Y, Xu L, Yu Y, Wang X., 2009, found online). Like victims of other terminal forms of cancer, pancreatic cancer patients are faced with overwhelming choices that they must make on behalf of their selves, their families, and the people who care about them. In the face of the brevity of their situation, many patients…. [read more]

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