Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases are important causes of morbidity and mortality among patients with severe mental illnesses. Atypical or second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) are associated with obesity and other components of metabolic syndrome, particularly abnormal glucose and lipid metabolism. With reference to recent academic literature and clinical practice, describe both the wanted and unwanted effects of second generation, atypical anti-psychotic medications (SGA’s).
Look at the struggle of the powerful men represented in San Francisco’s Queen of Vice (District Attorney Pat Brown, Tom Lynch, etc.) to end the corruption, which they see as initiated by Inez Burns. With Burns finished, do they go after the men involved in a vice? Why or why not? Continue reading
San Francisco’s Queen of Vice details the life of abortionist Inez Burns from the turn of the century forward. Using what you have learned in this class of the expected roles for women, examine how Burns defies these expectations, compare and contrast her to the other female characters in the book, and finally, assess her successes and failures. Continue reading
Following World War II there is a general move toward a more traditional America. Using San Francisco (a city known for its vice and corruption) as an example, analyze how District Attorney Pat Brown attempts to implement this conservativeness as the first step in his political rise.
How successful was he? Continue reading
The lessons we learn from experiencing setbacks can deeply affect our later success. How has a delay in your admission to XYZ affected you and what lesson(s) have you taken away that you believe will aid you in the future?”. Continue reading