Category: W4 Reflection

Paternal Postpartum Depression

Paternal Postpartum Depression is depression experienced by men or fathers after their baby has been born. Symptoms of this illness according to an article written by Katherine Stone are cynicism, impulsiveness, indecisiveness, working constantly, losing an interest in sex, and…

Postpartum Depression

The medical condition I chose to explain was Postpartum Depression (PPD) in females. This condition is one that affects eleven percent to forty-two percent of women globally after childbirth. Symptoms for postpartum depression include fatigue, sadness, exhaustion, avoidance, irritability, anxiety,…

Male Postpartum Depression

I chose to write about male postpartum depression for this week’s reflection post. People always discuss postpartum depression in females and mothers but not in males. The issue of postpartum depression in males is not as well known or discussed…

Male Post-Partum Depression

I chose to elaborate on post-partum depression in males because I believe that it is very misunderstood in our society today. You always hear about post-partum depression symptoms in mothers after they have had a baby, but it is rarely ever…

Male Postpartum Depression

For my reflection post this week, I chose to explore male postpartum depression. I myself did not know this existed, so I figured it was a good topic to elaborate on. Male postpartum depression is experienced by about 10% of…

Fibromyalgia

I believe that fibromyalgia is a highly misunderstood medical condition in the US today. According to the Mayo Clinic, fibromyalgia is defined as widespread musculoskeletal pain with fatigue, sleep, memory and mood problems, However, because there is no true way…

Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue is misinterpreted by many people today, simply stating those who suffer from the illness are being lazy individuals. This syndrome is characterized by severe tiredness but does not typically get better with rest. I think western society views…

Male Postpartum Depression

I chose male postpartum depression as a misunderstood medical condition because in our culture, when talking about postpartum depression, emphasis is usually placed on the mother’s postpartum depression and discussion on how the father is affected is limited or absent….

Male postpartum

Male postpartum disorder is a condition where fathers become depressed after the child is born. This is slightly different than mothers but a similar condition and symptoms. Whereas mothers have separation anxiety in a way the fathers are so overwhelmed…

Type 1 Diabetes

The condition I chose to elaborate on is diabetes. Diabetes effects many people around the world and could be very life threatening for some people who have it.  Specifically speaking, kids and teens that have diabetes may feel isolated or…