Discuss the role of dopamine in psychotic alterations. How does the role of first-generation and second-generation antipsychotics differ? Please provide an example of at least one of each type and discuss its mechanism of action.
Discuss the difference in treating chronic and acute pain. What special considerations does each have? Choose one drug to treat acute pain and describe how it works physiologically for a specific patient population. Choose one drug to treat chronic pain and describe how it works physiologically for a specific patient population. Compare and contrast the two drugs. Could you use one to treat both types of pain? Why or why not?
Gender bias has led to difficulty in the analysis of gender-specific and non-specific health issues. What do you believe contributes to the failure in recognizing gender disparities relating to diseases and health risks? What can public health officials do to improve gender imbalances?
1.Explain the difference between raw data and information derived from it, and give examples of substantive information pertinent to this list of emerging public health issues. 2. Identify the ethnographic (sociocultural) features and the epidemiological (disease risk) features of the population 3. present probable consequences to the population if intervention is not enacted. 4. Create a statement of hypothesized causes of each problem so that the audience can judge the level and type of intervention the public expects. Make sure you discuss both the following factors: Ethnographic factors: Explain what individuals, people, governments, business, or other agencies are doing that […]
Carola is a 19 year old gymnast training for the national team. Carola trains every day for 2 hours a day and 4 hours a day on weekends. Carola also studies full time and works part time at a local fashion outlet. Carola has an irregular menstrual cycle and is low in iron. Carola eats very clean, with a diet high in protein and fat and low in carbohydrates. Carola has been suffering from insomnia for the past 3 months and this is starting to affect her performance at gym. She is seeking support with her insomnia and was recommended […]
Carl is a 65 year old male who manages an independent grocery store. Carl works very long days, arriving at the store at 5:30am most days and not leaving until 8pm. Carl is very hands on in the business and regularly unloads deliveries and stocks the shelves. Carl has early stages of heart disease that is manageable with medication. Carl is an ex-smoker, having smoked from the age of 18 – 53. Carl is a non-drinker and maintains a healthy diet. Carl’s wife has bought him a voucher for your clinic for his birthday as she felt that he needed […]
Kylie is a 38 year old female seeking stress management through massage. Kylie has a high stress, fast paced career working in advertising. Kylie is regularly entertaining clients and eats out for lunch and dinner most days of the week. She tries to eat healthily, but regularly has a glass of wine at lunch and more wine and cocktails in the evening. Kylie explains this as ‘the way it is’ in the industry she works in. Kylie is a ‘gym junkie’ attending gym 6 days a week and working out for between 1.5 – 2 hours each time. Kylie has […]
Do you believe that we as a society are doing enough to inform the public about date rape and date rape drugs? If not, what do you think should happen to make society more aware? What things can women or men do to safeguard themselves against being a victim of date rape or dating violence?