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What is Gene Therapy? What types of gene therapies cure genetic diseases? Many diseases seen today are the result of a defective gene in the DNA of thepatient and cannot be cured using the traditional methods such as antibiotics and antiviral medication. The victims are now looking to gene ther ... What is Gene Therapy? What types of gene therapies cure genetic diseases? ... The victims are now looking to gene therapy as a potential cure for their problems. ... There are two types of gene therapy in curing these diseases, patient therapy and embryo therapy. ... While the basic process is similar with the one of patient therapy, to do an embryo therapy is a little bit easier than a patient therapy, because the immune rejection system of the embryo is not fully developed. ...
Physical Therapy/TherapistPhysical Therapy is the treatment of disorders of the muscles, bones, or joints by means of physical agents such as heat, light, water, manual and electronic massage, and exercise. A stroke, arthritis, fractures, and nerve damage are common conditions that are treated by Ph ... Physical Therapy/TherapistPhysical Therapy is the treatment of disorders of the muscles, bones, or joints by means of physical agents such as heat, light, water, manual and electronic massage, and exercise. A stroke, arthritis, fractures, and nerve damage are common conditions that are treated by Physical Therapy. ... Massage is also a form of physical therapy. It provides stimulation of nerves and prevents muscular atrophy in body areas disabled by paralysis or rheumatic disorders.On top of these methods that a certified physiotherapist can perform a person involved in physical therapy must...
A Career in Physical TherapyThesis: By examining issues such as: training and education; work schedule; job environment; salary; and personal fulfillment, I find myself to be highly suited to a career in physical therapy.1. A career in physical therapy offers many opportuni ... A career in physical therapy offers many opportunities to some one willing to work hard. ... A career in physical therapy can be very financial rewarding.A. ... A career in physical therapy offers many opportunities if you are willing to work hard. ... This four years of college gives the student a Bachelor's degree in physical therapy. ... Physical therapy offers plenty of ways to find fulfillment besides financially. ...
Today there are many ways to deal with pain. Many people choose medicines to cure these pains. Another less known method used to manage pain is music therapy. Music therapy can be used to reduce anxiety and pain during childbirth as well as in dental hygiene.Music therapy has been used for a long ... Another less known method used to manage pain is music therapy. Music therapy can be used to reduce anxiety and pain during childbirth as well as in dental hygiene.Music therapy has been used for a long time. ... Extensive research of music therapy did not begin until the early to mid 1900's. ... There are many organizations that have been established for music therapy such as the US National Association of Music Therapy, The Association of Professional Music Therapists, and the British Society of Music Therapy. ... There are many other ways of reducing pain, but music therapy is the ...
A SUMMARY OF "GENE THERAPY"Many diseases seen today are the result of a defective gene in the DNA of the patient and can not be cured using the traditional methods such as antibiotics and antiviral medication. The victims are now looking to gene therapy as a potential cure for their problems. Bob Wi ... The victims are now looking to gene therapy as a potential cure for their problems. Bob Williamson introduces us the concept, procedures, and problems associated with gene therapy in his article, "Gene Therapy".Along with the appearance of the recombinant DNA technology, it becomes possible for human beings to isolate, study, and change gene in the laboratory. ... There are two types of gene therapy in curing these diseases, patient therapy and embryo therapy. ... If it does, the parents can choose embryo therapy to cure it rather then abortion. While the basic process is similar with the on...
COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION Introduction Cognitive behavioral therapy helps improve people's moods and behavior by changing their way thinking; also, how they interpret events and talk to themselves. This form of psychotherapy helps guide people into thinking more realistically and t ... COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION Introduction Cognitive behavioral therapy helps improve people's moods and behavior by changing their way thinking; also, how they interpret events and talk to themselves. ... Cognitive therapy is in most cases a short-term treatment that can have long-term results. ... What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? ... (Francis, 2000) When people are in behavior therapy and cognitive therapy, it provides them with various tools for stopping their symptoms and getting their life on a more satisfying track. ... Cognitive behavioral therapy has been very t...
Therapy is a tricky thing. It is tricky, expensive, and all types are not suited for all persons, as evident by the many forms of therapy being offered. As for myself, I believe that I would be much better suited to a Rogerian type of therapy rather than a Jungian type. I am of strong belief that ... Therapy is a tricky thing. ... For example, Rogerian therapy stresses the importance of basic human goodness. ... After all, for a person facing therapy, life is scary enough without having to admit that the reason one is unhappy just might be one's own fault.Of course, Rogerian therapy is not suited for everyone. ... For these persons, a Jungian type of therapy would probably be more effective. ... How one feels about self, others, and humanity in general will greatly affect the type of therapy that will have an affect upon him/her and how satisfying the therapy program will be. ...
There are many different types of therapies or psychological methods used to alleviate problems. First, there are therapies that emphasize the value of gaining insight to personal problems. Then there are behavior therapies and cognitive therapies, which are used to directly change troublesome actio ... There are many different types of therapies or psychological methods used to alleviate problems. First, there are therapies that emphasize the value of gaining insight to personal problems. Then there are behavior therapies and cognitive therapies, which are used to directly change troublesome actions and thoughts. Two therapies I will be describing are rational-emotive behavior therapy and psychoanalysis.According to author Dennis Coon of Introduction to Psychology, "Rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT) attempts to change or remove irrational beliefs that cause emotional problems." ... Ra...
TitleColor Therapy General PurposeTo inform the audience how different colors can affect our moods and help our healthSpecific PurposeTo inform the audience what color therapy is and how we can use it too cure our emotional and physical unbalance.Thesis Statement "Color therapy, also known as chroma ... TitleColor Therapy General PurposeTo inform the audience how different colors can affect our moods and help our healthSpecific PurposeTo inform the audience what color therapy is and how we can use it too cure our emotional and physical unbalance.Thesis Statement "Color therapy, also known as chromatherapy, is based on the premise that certain colors are infused with healing energies. The therapy uses the seven colors of the rainbow to promote balance and healing in the mind and body." ... Here's also an article that I read in HER WORLD magazine about how color therapy helped a pregnant l...
The field I wish to pursue is that of respiratory therapy. When I was a child was when my first interest in respiratory therapy was aroused. As a child I was sick a great deal with various lung ailments that required frequent hospitalizations. I would always revel in the fact that how intelligent a ... The field I wish to pursue is that of respiratory therapy. When I was a child was when my first interest in respiratory therapy was aroused. ... At first referred to as "inhalation therapy", respiratory practitioners did very little. ... The CRTT, which labeled the individual a certified respiratory therapy technician, this was the entry-level exam. ... Many times they can work on their own and change therapies as see fit. ...
Gene therapy is a approach to treating diseases by modifying a person's genes toward a therapeutic goal. Gene therapy is being researched for its possible use as not only a treatment for the diseases a certain patient already has, but also for its possibility to prevent the formation of diseases alt ... Gene therapy is a approach to treating diseases by modifying a person's genes toward a therapeutic goal. ... There are essentially two forms of gene therapy, one of which is called somatic gene therapy. ... The other form of gene therapy is called germline gene therapy which involves the genetic modification of germ cells that will pass the change on to the next generation. ... Gene therapy is the most promising yet possibly detrimental medical field being studied.Somatic gene therapy is incredibly promising and despite being extremely costly, has the possibility to save thousands upon t...
METHODS OF THERAPYTherapy, from a psychologist's viewpoint, has many different meanings. It can be physical or psychological, or even both. In this paper, several different aspects of therapy will be discussed. First the word therapy will be defined more clearly, and then psychotherapy and how it ... In this paper, several different aspects of therapy will be discussed. ... I will then address Behavior therapy and some of its uses, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of Group Therapy. ... When we think of therapy after an accident of some sort such as an automobile collision, we generally tend to term this physical therapy. ... We shall begin with psychodynamic therapy. ... The Humanistic-Existential therapies, like psychodynamic therapies, also concentrate on the unconscious. ...
In research facilities all around the world scientist are attempting to stop diseases at their very roots. Instead of trying to find drugs to cure illnesses they are trying to change the genes that cause the diseases. The process by which this is done is called gene therapy. Gene therapy is the d ... The process by which this is done is called gene therapy. ... The studies of gene therapy began in the mid 1980's to early 1990's. ... There are two main types of gene therapy. ... The second type is germline gene therapy. ... But ex vivo therapy is complicated and costly. ...
Alternative medicine, also known as alternative therapies, lie outside the realm ofconventional medicine. An alternative therapy is any intervention that: is not reimbursable bymost health insurance providers in the United States, is not well supported by scientific testsestablishing safety and eff ... One example of this kind of alternative therapy is acupuncture. ... Massage therapy is another example. ... An example in this area would be chelation therapy. ... Cartilage therapy is anotherexample of these treatments. ... As time goes on and these alternative therapies are used more and more,they may eventually grow to become traditional therapies. ...
Genetic TherapyGene therapy is the use of genes and the techniques of genetic engineering in the treatment of a genetic disorder or chronic disease. Most of the techniques are still being experimented and are awaiting government approval (Concise Columbia Electronics Encyclopedia). Some 2000 to 3 ... Genetic TherapyGene therapy is the use of genes and the techniques of genetic engineering in the treatment of a genetic disorder or chronic disease. ... With the perfection of gene therapy thousands of lives could be spared. ... Advances in genetic therapy like this one may answer and prove other theories not directly related to disease and genetics (Encarta). ... With the uses of gene therapy doctors have the ability to alter genes while the fetus is still in the womb of its mother. ... Since the use of genetic therapy would increase the number of humans in the world. ...
The main thrust of Carl Rogers' theories of human psychology and treatment revolves around the client- or person-centered therapy. Client-Centered Therapy was developed by Rogers in the 1940's and 1950's. It is a non-directive approach to therapy, "directive" meaning any therapist behavior that de ... Client-Centered Therapy was developed by Rogers in the 1940's and 1950's. ... But when I saw the client-centered therapy in action I saw a very rich and complicated process. ... I think this idea of therapy is very intriguing and quite useful. ... The patient had complete control of his therapy, and I believe that this is what makes Rogers' theory of therapy to be so unique and productive. ... I find myself in total agreement with Rogers' idea of a client-centered therapy. ...
Gene Therapy and Genetic CounselingBios 225Part one of this paper will summarize the eighteenth chapter, "Gene Therapy and Genetic Counseling" in the fourth edition of Riki Lewis' textbook "Human Genetics - Concepts and Applications" (2001) The chapter and chapter summary are divided into four secti ... He volunteered to undergo experimental gene therapy In this therapy, a common virus is disabled and patched with the OTC gene. ... The more technical phenotopical manifestations of disorders requiring actual gene therapy require the seperation into Germline Versus Somatic Gene Therapy. ... Alternately, somatic gene therapy is gene therapy that is only for affected cells. ... Currently, gene therapy is directed mainly at certain sites within the body. ... Gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy had some limited success, locally. ...
Psychotherapy involves a number of techniques used to improve mental health or emotional and behavioral issues. Three common techniques are psychoanalysis, cognitive therapy and behavior therapy. Although these may have some fundamental similarities, especially in their objectives, there are some wa ... Three common techniques are psychoanalysis, cognitive therapy and behavior therapy. ... Since this therapy is geared towards modifying people's core beliefs, it has been found to be more effective in treating conditions such as depression, substance abuse, anxiety disorders, eating disorders and phobias.A major difference observed with behavioral therapy is that it is focused on behaviors that are observable and measurable rather than on cognitions as in the two previous therapies. Behavioral therapy relies on principles of operant conditioning, classical conditioning and social learning...
How is Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) used to treat depression? To answer this question, we must first answer these other questions: What is electroconvulsive therapy? When depression is diagnosed, which patients are suitable for ECT and which for psychotherapy? If not all depressed patients will r ... How is Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) used to treat depression? To answer this question, we must first answer these other questions: What is electroconvulsive therapy? ... Invented by Cerletti and Bini, in 1938, ECT was the first form of therapy that reliably reduced severe depression (Abrams and Essman, 1982). ... ECT is considered most effective for depressions not responsive to drug therapy (Fraser, 1982). ... No coarse brain disease or use of steroids in the past month, no medical illness known to cause depressive symptoms (Abrams and Essman, 1982).Although shock therapy has been performe...
Occupational Therapy A career for the new millenniumTo become an occupational therapist a person has to go through the proper training, a bachelor's degree in O. T. is the minimum requirement for entry into this field(www.aota.org). To obtain a li ... Occupational Therapy A career for the new millenniumTo become an occupational therapist a person has to go through the proper training, a bachelor's degree in O. ... The person who graduates from an occupational therapy program needs to be independent, critical thinker who is at home with principles and interrelationships among concepts (the practice of occupational therapy Pg.5). ... Employment of occupational therapist s is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations through 2008(www.aota.org).over the long run de...
The most important aspect of therapy is the relationship between a client and a therapist. If I fail to establish a relationship with my client, therapy will be severely jeopordized and will fail. It is impossible to separate who I am from my profession, so I must be aware of how this will affect m ... The most important aspect of therapy is the relationship between a client and a therapist. If I fail to establish a relationship with my client, therapy will be severely jeopordized and will fail. ... Because of this fact and my strong conviction, when appropriate, spirtuality will play an intricate role in the therapeutic process.Not only must I determine when to integrate spiritual matters into therapy, I, also, must recognize what is a healthy functioning individual. ...
WORKS CITEDClausen, Christopher. The Moral Imagination: Essays on Literature and Ethics. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1986.Jung, Carl. The Spirit in Man, Art, and Literature. Vol. 15 of The Collected Works of C. G. Jung. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966.Leedy, Jack J., ed. Poetry ... New York: Pergamon Press, 1978.The National Association of Poetry Therapy. ... The National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Association. Poetry Therapy. 5 December 2002. http://.ncata.com/poetry.html.Phelan, Patricia. ... Poetry as Therapy. 1 December 2002. http://www.spcsb.org/advoc/poetrytx.html Wellek, Rene, and Austin Warrin. ... The National Association for Poetry Therapy was officially incorporated in 1981. ...
COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR DEPRESSIONIntroductionCognitive behavioral therapy helps improve people's moods and behavior by changing their way thinking; also, how they interpret events and talk to themselves. This form of psychotherapy helps guide people into thinking more realistically and te ... COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR DEPRESSIONIntroductionCognitive behavioral therapy helps improve people's moods and behavior by changing their way thinking; also, how they interpret events and talk to themselves. ... Cognitive therapy is in most cases a short-term treatment that can have long-term results. ... There are different approaches to treating depression, the main approach that will be discussed is cognitive behavioral therapy, which is a way to break the cycle for depression.What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?... (Francis, 2000) When people are in behavior therapy and cogn...
FAMILY THERAPYThe process of creating a treatment plan in family therapy involves meeting with the family at an intake session; observing family dynamics; and listening to the family's description of the presenting problem. This information would allow me to know how their perception of the problem ... My approach to therapy would encompass the use of Beck's Depression Inventory at the beginning of each session. ... From the usage of Rational Emotive Behavioral therapy (R.E.B.T) these results would aide in identifying the family's cognitive state. Rational-Emotive therapy is a highly action-oriented and deals with the family's cognitive and moral state. This tool of therapy helps the family see how their thoughts impact their behavior. ... Although their goals change, the established treatment plan aids the family through these changes, and keeps the therapy focused. ...
Annotated Bibliography: TinnitusGoebel, Gerhard; Rief, Winfried; Wise, Karen. 1998. Meeting the expectations of chronic tinnitus patients: Comparison of a structured group therapy program for tinnitus management with a problem solving group. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 44 (6). 681-685A t ... Meeting the expectations of chronic tinnitus patients: Comparison of a structured group therapy program for tinnitus management with a problem solving group. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 44 (6). 681-685A therapy called tinnitus management therapy or TMT was developed using ideas of cognitive-behavioral therapy for two different groups. One-hundred fourty-four patients suffering form tinnitus aged 19-74 years were treated with this TMT compared with a normal kind of problem solving group therapy. ... These self-ratings helped professionals find that the TMT therapy worked better for ...