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Clinical Knowledge Depersonalization disorder Depersonalization disorder (DPD) is a mental disorder in which the sufferer is affected by persistent or recurrent feelings of depersonalization and/or derealization. In the DSM-IV-TR it is classified as a dissociative disorder, while in the ICD-10 it is called depersonalization-derealization syndrome and is classified as an independent neurotic disorder.[1] Common descriptions of symptoms from sufferers include feeling disconnected from one's physicality or body, feeling detached from one's own thoughts or emotions, and a sense of feeling as if one is dreaming or in a dreamlike state. In some cases, a person may feel an inability to accept their reflection as their own, or they may even have out-of-body experiences.[2] The disorder can also be described as suffering from recurrent episodes of surreal experiences, which may in some cases be reminiscent of panic attacks. Symptoms[edit] Assessment[edit] The diagnosis of DPD can be made with the use of the following interviews and scales:

HIM Style/Reference Guide Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is one of the most controversial diagnoses in psychology today. Since it was first introduced in the DSM, psychologists and psychiatrists have been trying to give the somewhat amorphous concepts behind BPD a concrete form. Kernberg's explication of what he calls Borderline Personality Organization is the most general, while Gunderson, though a psychoanalyst, is considered by many to have taken the most scientific approach to defining BPD. The Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines and the DIB-Revised were developed from research done by Gunderson, Kolb, and Zanarini. What causes Borderline Personality Disorder? It would be remiss to discuss BPD without including a comment about Linehan's work. Linehan theorizes that borderlines are born with an innate biological tendency to react more intensely to lower levels of stress than others and to take longer to recover. vulnerability vs invalidation unremitting crises vs inhibited grief. Affect helplessness guilt

Ten important lessons we have learned as pathology bloggers News and Research This is a graphic depiction of a mitochondrion which are found in great numbers in every cell. These little organelles provide cellular energy to each cell by converting foodstuffs into energy (adenosine triphosphate - commonly known as ATP). This ATP cellular energy is needed for every cell to do its job. Diabetic people typically do not properly metabolize carbohydrates well and thus are relegated to abnormally high lipid and free fatty acid uses, including triglycerides (another form of fat). Lipid metabolism produces one tenth the cellular energy as carbohydrate metabolism. The mitochondria of diabetic people are not deficient, they are merely not receiving the signals and enzymes from the liver necessary to allow them to properly burn carbohydrates. The good news is that mitochondria have their own DNA, and so once they are provided the necessary signals and enzymes, they can provide cellular energy to their host cell.

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The Overrated Writers of 2006 Here they are, the Literary Kicks Overrated Writers of 2006: Philip Roth, Joan Didion, William Vollmann, Cormac McCarthy and Jonathan Lethem. What these writers all have in common is that I once cared about each one of them. You don't get on my Worst Five list unless I once had high hopes for you. Each of these five writers seemed to be right up my alley when I first heard of them. My fateful Cormac McCarthy encounter came on an airplane to California, after I'd excitedly purchased Blood Meridien for a gripping read. I had very, very high hopes when I first heard of William T. What I'm trying to say here is -- you can't really hate a writer unless you also love something about them. My week-long rant is now hereby over, and I have to tell you I feel about fifty pounds lighter after getting all of this off my chest. This is your chance to let it all out, and I'd really like to hear what you have to say.

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Greatest Poets of All Time - best, most ranked User Contributed Rankings - Hafiz Hafiz (1325? – 1389) wrote poetry in the form of ghazal, a short traditional Persian form that he perfected. The lines of a ghazal are written in rhyme in such order: 1 – 2 – 4 – 6 – 8 - … Hafiz is greatly admired both in Iran and, in translation, in the West. Especially appealing are his love for the common person and his relation of daily life to the search of humanity for the eternal. Neuropathology The 10 Greatest Poets: My List | City Brights: Dean Rader Who would have thought so many people would have so many strong opinions about poetic greatness? The hundreds of passionate, articulate, persuasive responses proves that Americans think and care deeply about poetry. A shockingly low number of responses (perhaps three) tried to make the claim that poetry is dead. Compiling my own list was an exercise in gleeful frustration. I rather informally carried three interrelated criteria in my head as I built the list–how thoroughly a poet’s work has permeated our culture and become part of its fabric, the degree to which a poet has influenced other poets, fiction writers, artists, screenwriters, and critics, and the ability of a poet to make: to craft out of the chaos of emotion and language, something artful. Sadly, I don’t think my list is particularly controversial or revelatory, except perhaps my number one pick. But now, on to those who did: 10. It is impossible to overestimate his impact. One of my favorite Rumi poems stands as an example:

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