Essays about: "compulsive disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words compulsive disorder.

  1. 1. Literally Depressed : Mental Illness in Young Adult Literature

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Natalie Hyltse; [2020]
    Keywords : mental illness; adolescence; young adult literature; DSM-5; bibliotherapy; mental ohälsa; ungdomar; ungdomslitteratur; DSM-5; biblioterapi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to look into the accuracy of various depictions of mental illness in YA literature, and to discuss the benefits of such literature in understanding adolescent mental illness, given a background of bibliotherapy and illness narratives. This paper analyzes five fictional novels that were selected with consideration to their popularity, relevance, and relatability. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC VALUE OF PSILOCYBIN : In Relation to Depression

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Isabella Stendahl; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Depression is one of the most disabling and prevalent mental disorders, which causes excessive feelings of sadness and despair. Unfortunately, there are a substantial number of patients that do not respond well to conventional interventions and new approaches are therefore needed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Binge Eating Disorder : Neural correlates and treatments

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Malin Brundin; [2019]
    Keywords : binge eating disorder; impulsivity; reward systems; dopamine; neuromodulation;

    Abstract : Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most prevalent of all eating disorders and is characterized by recurrent episodes of eating a large amount of food in the absence of control. There have been various kinds of research of BED, but the phenomenon remains poorly understood. READ MORE

  4. 4. OCD and Empathy Games : Using empathy games to inform the public about ODC

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Emma Kartberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Game Design Patterns; Empathy Game; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; OCD;

    Abstract : This research focuses on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and how games focused on making the player feel empathy (empathy games) can increase the public’s general knowledge of the disorder. The disorder is currently commonly misunderstood and is not always taken seriously, something that potentially could hurt those with OCD. READ MORE

  5. 5. Association of inflammation markers in young adult patients with Obsessive-compulsive disorder

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk biokemi och mikrobiologi

    Author : Rodrigo Navarro Trujillo; [2018]
    Keywords : OCD; Psychiatry; Inflammation;

    Abstract : Background: Previous studies have shown that patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have elevated interleukin and chemokine levels in plasma. The purpose of this study was to investigate and validate whether a group of cytokines and chemokines are elevated in a cohort of young adult OCD patients. READ MORE