- patient is given a variety of drugs to minimize likelihood of complications - electrical current is then applied for about a second - the current triggers a brief (5-20 seconds) convulsive seizure (patient is unconscious) - patient wakes up in about 1-2 hours - patient received 3 treatments a week for 2-7 weeks
Wasted (Anorexia and Belemia) Causes -Fear of growing up and not wanting an adult body Symptoms -Appearance (extreme thinness, thinning of bones) -Mental State -Internal Problems -Physical: inflamed or sore throat, throwing up blood, tooth decay -Behavioral Treatments -Diet Planning -Medication Characteristics -Home environment -Secret about disorder -Drug Abuse -Denial -Perfectionist
ASD Methods of Intervention -Activities that encourage development Diagnosis -2 stage process -General development checkup -In-depth evaluation by dr Symptoms -Social impairments -Make little eye contacts -Slow to develop gestures and motor skills -Delay learning -Repetitive behaviors -Lack of interest in other people Medications -Antipsychotic Medication: reduces anger; ritalin -Antidepressant: Zoloft and Prozac Book: Elijah’s Cup -Elijah suffers from autism and asperger’s syndrome -Began seizure at 2 YO -Repeated words -Late development of language skills -Currently 26 YO -Difficulty initiating friendships -undeveloped ability to communicate with people -Began taking medication: felbatol, phenobarbital, none worked
Bear Town Road (Alzheimer’s Disease) -Memory Loss -Challenge problem solving -Difficulty completing tasks -Confusion with times and places Symptoms -Forget words -Misplace objects -Can’t recall a recent conversation -Trouble cooking meals -Sleep disorder/Hygienic issues -Unable to recognize faces and names Effects Music -can invoke remembrance through music -encourage movement Medication -Treat cognitive symptoms, but cannot cure the damage done
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