Schizophrenia Explained

Schizophrenia (shattered mind) it affects the way thinks, feels, perceives reality. It causes disturbances in thought process, perception, and affect. Skizo means split or divided and phren means mind. In history, people thought individuals with schizophrenia were possessed by the devil due to lack of knowledge and were scared. Today stigma is huge and society…

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Community Nursing Explained: Unit One

Community Nursing applies to all nurses who work in, as well as with the community in a variety of areas such as public health, home health, and occupational health. First adopted in 2003, The Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice has reinforced community nursing as a specialty field of practice within nursing. This form…

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Mental Health Explained

Mental health is a huge umbrella term that is interpreted differently by each individual. The Mental Health Commission of Canada defines mental health as “a state of wellbeing in which the individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to…

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Exam Time Is Upon Me

It is now the moment of truth. Worth 15% of my total grade. My first midterm of the season! At this very moment I am walking towards my classroom to go in and write. Writing this blog post as I walk from the 10th building to the 6th. I feel like a dead man walking,…

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The Deadly Procrastination Bug 09:34

I’ve been finding it very difficult to get cracking on my studies. I’ve always gotten that procrastination bug, and find it difficult to stay focused on what I’m doing. Then I look for ways to get started or things that may help me begin or proceed after another question, but it all seems to fail.…

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