Reducing Anxiety Associated with Venipuncture and Finger Pricks

Reducing Anxiety Associated with Venipuncture and Finger Pricks Kelly Dellovo Keene State College Due: May 3rd 2018 Introduction Since the tender age of four years old, I developed an irrational fear of needles. The thought of doctors and dental offices would send me into a whirlwind of anxiety and tears. Even from such a young … Continue reading Reducing Anxiety Associated with Venipuncture and Finger Pricks

“A moral problem, not a cognitive one.”

Kelly Dellovo WHIL Paper 4 Professor Regan Due: 04-28-18 In some states, terminally ill patients have the right to request a prescription for lethal medication. These patients have been diagnosed with an advanced terminal illness. These patients hold the right to take the lethal medications to end their lives peacefully on their own terms. This … Continue reading “A moral problem, not a cognitive one.”

The Relationship Between Language and Arcuate Fasciculus – Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

The Relationship Between Language and Arcuate Fasciculus - Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury PSYC 312 Due: 04-07-18 Kelly Dellovo Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health concern worldwide due to its high prevalence and high morbidity rates. Sustaining a TBI in childhood has been linked to cause persistent, diverse, and complex neuropsychological impairments … Continue reading The Relationship Between Language and Arcuate Fasciculus – Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Neuroanatomical Correlates of Metacognition in Patients with Early Phase Psychosis

Neuroanatomical Correlates of Metacognition in Patients with Early Phase Psychosis PSYC 312 Kelly Dellovo Due: 03-10-18 Metacognition is loosely defined as, “thinking about thinking” or as the process in which an individual thinks about cognitive states. Metacognition can be thought of as a spectrum of mental activities ranging from discrete (recognition of thoughts, feelings, and … Continue reading Neuroanatomical Correlates of Metacognition in Patients with Early Phase Psychosis

The Concurrent Usage of Stimulant-Antipsychotic Drugs in Children diagnosed with comorbid ADHD and Psychotic Disorders

The Concurrent Usage of Stimulant-Antipsychotic Drugs in Children diagnosed with comorbid ADHD and Psychotic Disorders PSYC 312 Kelly Dellovo Due: 02/10/18 Over the past few decades the administration of psychiatric medication in children has increased significantly. Healthcare providers prescribe more dopamine agonists (stimulants) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as more dopamine antagonists … Continue reading The Concurrent Usage of Stimulant-Antipsychotic Drugs in Children diagnosed with comorbid ADHD and Psychotic Disorders