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Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
CAT involves a three stage process- reformulation, recognition, revision
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
the therapist will encourage you to adopt healthier, more realistic ways of thinking that should lead to more positive behaviour.
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Interpersonal Therapy
the therapist will explore negative issues associated with your interpersonal relationships and how these issues can be resolved.
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Focal Psychodynamic Therapy
encourages you to think about how early childhood experiences may have effected you. you can then find more successful ways of coping with stressful situations.
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Family Therapy
Family therapy involves discussing how anorexia has affected them
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Insulin
a hormone produced in the pancreas which regulates the amount of glucose in the blood.
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Polyuria
excessive frequent urination
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Polydipsia
excessive thirst
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Polyphagia
excessive eating
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Atherosclerosis
arteries narrowed or blocked by fatty cholesterol- containing depostis
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Transient Ischaemic Attack
mini stroke, serious warning sign that there is a problem with the blood supply to your brain
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Anti-platelet medication (aspirin)
makes platelets in the blood less sticky reducing the chances of further clots
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Anticoagulants (warfarin)
similar to above except changes chemical composition to the blood
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Beta Blockers
Medicine to lower blood pressure
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Statins
medicine to lower cholesterol
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Craniotomy
emergency surgery needed to remove any blood from the brain and to repair burst blood vessels
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ACE inhibitors
angiotensin-converting enzyme. used to treat high blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels.
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Ischaemic
the blood supply to the brain is stopped due to a blood clot
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Haemorrhagic
a weakened blood vessel supplying the brain bursts and causing bleeding into the brain which causes damage to an area
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Hypertension
High blood pressure
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Alteplase
'clot busting' medicine
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Thrombolysis
Clots
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Carotid Stenosis
ischaemic stroke caused by narrowing in the carotid artery
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Carotid Endarterectomy
surgery to unblock the artery during carotid stenosis. makes a incision in the neck in order to open up the carotid artery and remove the fatty deposits
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Asymptomatic
a person who does not experience any signs and symptoms that come with the condition
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Atopic
form of allergy e.g. hayfever, eczema, asthma
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Hydrocele
build up of fluid within the testicles
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Aciclovir
antiviral medication, used to treat herpes simplex virus, by stopping it from multiplying
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Lumbar Puncture
medical procedure where a needle is inserted into the lower part of the spine to test for Leukaemia
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Cerebrospinal Fluid
Fluid that is taken during a lumbar puncture to test for Leukaemia
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Herpes Simplex Virus
Virus that causes herpes
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the therapist will encourage you to adopt healthier, more realistic ways of thinking that should lead to more positive behaviour.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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the therapist will explore negative issues associated with your interpersonal relationships and how these issues can be resolved.

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encourages you to think about how early childhood experiences may have effected you. you can then find more successful ways of coping with stressful situations.

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Family therapy involves discussing how anorexia has affected them

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