Diagnosis of Bipolar II Disorder

Marla is a 42-year-old Hispanic female who comes to the mental health clinic complaining of trouble sleeping, feeling "jumpy all of the time," and an inability to concentrate. These symptoms are causing problems for her at work, where she is an accountant. Marla’s symptoms are consistent with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, specifically bipolar II... Continue Reading →

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Styles of Love

Compose two scenarios, each depicting a different style of love between two people. How are these two styles of love similar? How are they different? Tell which style or styles of love have been prevalent in your life. Provide examples. I found possessive, excited love (mania) and selfless love (agape) the most interesting (Rathus, Nevid,... Continue Reading →

Psychiatric Disorders, Diseases, and Drugs

The prevalence of psychiatric disorders in the United States is at a level that demands greater understanding of the mechanisms involved in the disorders and the drugs commonly concerned in treatment. Consequently, about 1% of the general population is affected by schizophrenia, 6% for depression, .07% of children develop Tourette syndrome, and about 25% of... Continue Reading →

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