Migraines vs. Headaches When you feel pain coming on in any region of your head, you are likely dealing with a headache, even though different types of headaches produce different symptoms. Headaches can be distinguished by their cause. Headaches are normally classified into two main types: primary headaches and secondary headaches. A migraine, which is a disabling, recurring headache that frequently occurs only on one side of the head and often results in other symptoms, is one type of primary headache. Other primary headaches include cluster and tension headaches. Tension-type headaches are the most common headache, and are often experienced as mild, dull pressure without other accompanying symptoms. Cluster headaches, which are less common than migraines or tension headaches, usually bring severe pain (sometimes described as “stabbing” pain) behind one eye, and may be accompanied by redness and nasal congestion. The other main type of headache is called a secondary headache. These headaches, while relatively rare, are more serious than primary headaches. That is because they are often caused by other serious health problems or underlying conditions, such as brain aneurysms or tumors, dysfunctions of the spinal fluid, or inflammatory diseases. In order to treat secondary headaches, a doctor must first diagnose and treat the underlying condition that has caused the headache. It is important to know what type of headache you have so that you can treat it the correct way. While a doctor can help diagnose your headache, you can probably make the assessment yourself simply by knowing the symptoms. A migraine headache can be quite severe, causing intense pulsing or throbbing sensations in one area of your head. Other distressing symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and light or sound sensitivity. Secondary headaches are generally distinguished by neurological symptoms that accompany a very severe headache—your doctor can give you a neurological examination to rule out…
Take the mind and break it to components. The tool they used was introspection.
What is Functionalism?
William James (1842-1910)
First American Psychologist
He was into paranormal activities. So scientists didn’t like him.
“Stream of thought” vs elements of mind
Focus on adaptation, living working, and playing- what is its purpose or function in the real world?
If you are structural approach, you look at individual thing of the car, but functionalism approach asks, why do we need a car…
According to the U. S. Equal Employment Commission, their agency received an increased number of filed grievances from 10,532 in 1993 to over 15,000 in 1998 (Ganzel 1998). U. S. Supreme Court rulings on cases such as Faragher vs. City of Boca Raton and Burlington Industries vs. Ellerth attempts to decrease the number of sexual harassment grievances filed with the EEOC and the court rulings are requiring employees to work in conjunction with their employer to resolve sexual harassment issues with the…
1. What personality factors are most highly and consistently associated with subjective well-
being or happiness?
High self-esteem—happy people like themselves
Sense of personal control—external vs. internal locus of control
Have close relationships with family and friends
Find things in life that are challenging with a resulting engagement using the skills people possess
2. How does Ben-Shahar (2007)…
Recall knowledge about childhood
immunizations with brochure and
Knowledge that liquid medication
dosing is weight based
LL less knowledge about weightbased dosing compared with
caregivers with adequate health
literacy (61.2% vs 85.3%; P Ͻ .001)
Asthma ED visits and hospitalization
Moon et al20
Parental report of No. of
hospitalizations in the past…