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Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol and Depression

Friday, February 4, 2011 3:21

Out of the many problems that we are facing today, one of them is alcoholism. There are a large number of people in the world who are badly addicted to the alcohol and it’s their everyday routing. Alcohol if taken in small amount in not disastrous but ...

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Dependent Personality Disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder

Thursday, February 3, 2011 2:56

What is dependent personality disorder? Dependent personality disorder (DPD) is one of a group of conditions called anxious personality disorders, which are marked by feelings of nervousness and fear. DPD also is marked by helplessness, submissiveness, a need to be taken care of and for constant reassurance, ...

Brain Surgery

Brain Surgery

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:32

Brain Surgery Operating on the brain to treat various ailments of the brain is known as brain surgery. It is also known by the terms Craniotomy and Neurosurgery. It is one of the most sophisticated and advanced of medical procedures and requires several years of intensive training. In order ...

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Brain Tumors in Children

Brain Tumors in Children

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:27

Brain Tumors in Children What is a brain tumor? Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children. Approximately 1,500 children in ...

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Brain Tumors

Brain Tumors

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:03

What is the brain? The brain is a soft, spongy mass of tissue. It is protected by the bones of the skull and three thin membranes called meninges. Watery fluid called cerebrospinal fluid cushions the brain. This fluid flows through spaces between the meninges and through spaces ...

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:50

Symptoms of a TBI can be mild, moderate, or severe, depending on the extent of the damage to the brain. Some symptoms are evident immediately, while others do not surface until several days or weeks after the injury. A person with a mild TBI may remain conscious or ...

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:42

Traumatic Brain Injury is also called acquired brain injury, or simply put – head injury and occurs when a sudden trauma occurs in the brain, damaging it or parts of it. Injury can result when an object suddenly pierces through the skull and enters into the brain tissue ...

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness

Thursday, January 27, 2011 3:16

Altitude Sickness ALTITUDE SICKNESS If you ascend to an area of high altitude, you are likely to experience some form of altitude sickness. Usually, the symptoms are mild ...

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Mental Health Disaster Preparedness

Mental Health Disaster Preparedness

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 2:37

The Division of Mental Hygiene's Office of Mental Health Disaster Preparedness and Response (OMHDPR) integrates disaster mental health planning and response. Mental ...

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Brain Anatomy and Function

Brain Anatomy and Function

Thursday, January 13, 2011 5:36

Course Description Brain Anatomy and Function This course will review various types of brain injury, disability assessment scales and brain function. ...

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