Interventions and Prevention of Child sexual abuse

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Introduction The UN Children's Fund mentioned in their released report that up to five percent of boys and up to 10 percent of girls in rich nations suffered from severe sexual abuse during their childhood on October 6, 2009. Up to three times that proportion experience some form of sexual abuse in industrialized countries and in general it is estimated that throughout the course of their childhood, ...

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Role of Emotion Regulation in Children’s Development

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Emotions Social Development Although the concept of ‘emotion regulation’ is an important one for Differential Emotions and Social Constructivist theories, these two theories approach emotional development in different ways. Compare and contrast these two approaches and discuss the evidence about the role of emotion regulation in children’s development. Introduction Emotions have a vital role in everyday life. Like other psychological phenomena, emotions are easily recognised but difficult ...

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Reflection on Supervisor Relationship in Placement

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My placement was with Cruse Bereavement Services and, having completed their training and successfully passed their acceptance interview, I was told to let them know when I was ready to take my first client. This was to be my first 'real client' and I was nervous and apprehensive, but also fairly confident that my training from both Cruse and from the college had provided me with the ...

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Human Development and Learning Theories

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Every age group has their own physiological developments according to psychologist such as Bandura, Piaget, Kohlberg, and Maslow. Bandura believes that behavior is based on the monkey see, monkey do theory. Piaget's believes that everyone goes through a developmental process. Kohlberg believes in moral development and they are broken down into stages like Piaget. Maslow believes in his hierarchy of needs, every individual must me one step ...

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Research Methods in Psychology

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Psychologists have used in the past and continue to use today a wide range of research methods in psychological investigations which provide techniques and help them to gather and make sense of their data. From their investigations, data is collected in two forms which are quantitative (data expressed in the form of numbers e.g. time in seconds) and qualitative (data is expressed in a descriptive manner e.g. ...

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Theories of Authority and Conformity

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People are social beings, who like to play by the rules, therefore Social Influence, Social Power, Obedience to Authority and Conformity is one of the most effective ways of changing a person's behaviour. However, studying this topic empirically leads to ethical problems. Discuss. Over the years, many studies have been carried out by social psychologists whose primary aim is to understand behaviour in a social context and to ...

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Developmental Psychology: Social Development

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The influence of inborn biological factors and the contrasting aspect of environmental issues has been applied to many areas of psychology and development. The debate concerning nature and nurture has indeed become a central and enduring feature within developmental psychology. It addresses whether it is one's innate biological nature that influences behavioural traits or if it is life experiences and nurture from the their social environment. Classic ...

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Developing Voluntary Attention

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When you give attention to something, it means that you are responding to a particular stimulus and recording it in your subconscious. If this information is considered important or relevant, then it is transferred to the long term storage part of the brain to be stored as memory and to be retrieved later when desired. However, for all this to happen, first of all the stimulus must ...

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Theory of Planned Behavior for Promiscuity

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How much you know about promiscuity? Promiscuity refers to unselecting casual sex with multiple sexual partners without engaging in an monogamous relationship with those partners (Markey & Markey, 2007). Promiscuity carries a religion and moral judgement. There are some cultures accept it as norm and immoral. Sexual promiscuity has classified into “Risky Sexual Behavior” (Hoyle, Fejfar & Miller, 2000; Schmitt & Shackelford, 2008) because promiscuity is a ...

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Differences Between Qualitative and Quantitative Research

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Qualitative and quantitative research are the two main schools of research, and although they are often used in tandem, the benefits and disadvantages of each are hotly debated. Particularly in the social sciences, the merits of both qualitative and quantitative research are fought over, with intense views held on both sides of the argument. It is generally agreed upon, however, that there are some phases of research ...

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Family Life Cycle and Solution Focused Therapy (SFT)

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Even though families can be developed in different ways, every household will pass through the family life cycle. This cycle is made up of emotional and intellectual stages you pass through from childhood to your retirement years as a member of a family. The stages of the family life cycle are independence, coupling or marriage, parenting: babies through adolescents, launching adult children, and retirement or senior years ...

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Student Transition Readiness Research

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Abstract The number of mature students, from Colleges, full time, and part time employment now choosing to go into higher education is on the increase. A majority of students manage this transition well but a small minority don't. Having a negative experience early on could lead them to dropping out with in their first year. Simply put the number of students who do not finish their degree ...

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Eclectic Therapeutic Intervention of a Case Study

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The following analysis is concerned with a case study (appendix i) of a 32 year-old Irish male named Sean Murphy. He has been referred for clinical assessment by his solicitor, in order to receive treatment and in aid of an upcoming court case for arson and burglary. The aim of this case study is to identify the key problems with Sean's behaviour and how these problems affect ...

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Guidebook on Seizures: Causes and What To Do

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Self instructional module is one of the educational material that helps individualized learning. It is important to go through the module in schematic way. Take your own to read this material slowly and carefully in the place/room provide for you in the hospital premises. In case if you have any doubt regarding the content make a note and clarify with the investigator. Try to answer the question ...

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Difference Between Social Anxiety Disorder and Shyness

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Millions of people struggle daily with social anxiety disorder and shyness. The lasting effects of both can affect an individual psychologically, socially and emotionally. Human beings have struggled with social anxiety and shyness for centuries, in this paper I will be explore the truth about Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) verses shyness and we will examine a few reasons why some people suffer in silence and others publicly. ...

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A Report of a Child Observations

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For confidentiality reason, I will refer to the child as A. Child A is a three years and two months old male, from a working class, mixed heritage background: mum is Indian and dad is English. He is a middle child with an older brother aged four and a nine months old sister. Parents are married and they all live together. A naturalistic, non-participant, target child observation ...

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Recycling Behavior Among University Students

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The purpose of our study is to find the factors affecting multimedia students to recycle. We have four independent variables which are health consciousness, health consciousness, rewards convenience, and one dependent variable which is students recycling behavior. What appears unavailable is documentation on critical issues involved and how to address them. This paper, therefore, examines the attitudes portrayed by students towards recycling. We used survey questionnaire to ...

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Television Advertisements and Their Effects on Body Image

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Media has an impact on children through the explicit messages sent by advertisements regarding body image. The media depicts body image by displaying thin models and emphasizes messages that are directed toward beauty and success. Children watching television compare their own bodies to the images they see within advertisements. After viewing the advertisements, children can develop a negative self-perception of their appearance and weight, which could lead ...

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Relationship Between Filial Piety and Mother-child Conflict

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The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between filial piety and parent-child conflict. Respondents were 285 secondary school Malaysian Chinese students aged between 12 to 16 years, who were selected by using cluster sampling based on class. A self-administered questionnaire was used as a tool for data collection. Dual Filial Piety Scale was employed to measure the reciprocal and authoritarian filial piety to ...

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Personality Traits in Adulthood

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Personality traits are the unique motivations, thoughts and behaviors that are possessed by an individual. In the past, changes in personality were only thought to happen in the developmental stages in childhood up to adolescence. After the teenage years, it is thought to be 'set like plaster', or the change seen is thought to be inconsequential or absent (Srivastava, John, Gosling & Potter, 2003). However, recent studies ...

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Effects of Teacher Training on New Instructional Behaviour

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Abstract This paper is an academic critique of an article written by de Jager, Reezigt, and Creemers (2002) titled: The effects of teacher training on new instructional behaviour in reading comprehension. The authors undertook a research study to examine the results of teacher inservicing on practical teacher behaviours. My examination systematically focuses on specific aspects of the article in terms of process and validity of research methods ...

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Effects of the Placebo Effect on the Brain

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This research paper attempts to explore the mechanism of Placebo effect and how it affects the brain. Starting with a detailed introduction to the Placebo Effect, touching the background of Placebo technique lightly, the paper will review some available, relevant theories and research literature on the topic and will conclude with a summary of the research review findings, in relation with the theoretical explanations available for the ...

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Sources of Stress at the Workplace

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DEFINITION OF STRESS: Definition - Work-Related stress is the response produced by individual when faced with work demands and pressure that individual cannot match with their knowledge and abilities and it challenges their ability to cope. SOURCES OF STRESS AT WORK PLACE: Stress related illness is not confined to either high or low status workers (Cooper et al, 2001). Regardless of how one job may compare to ...

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Health Belief Model and Protection Motivation Theory

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Outline of Health Belief Model and Protection Motivation Theory and their Application to Screening Behaviour. Introduction The aim of this essay is to describe health belief model (HBM) and protection motivation theory (PMT), their application to screening behaviour, prediction they offer and some of the research done in the area. Furthermore, personal understanding, criticism, models' comparison and possible additions will be discussed. In the end, decision will ...

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Communication Process of Neurons in the Brain

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Neurons are the specialized cells that control the electrical impulses of the brain. The responsibility of the neurons is to convey all of the information that is transmitted between the neurons and the other cells. The neurons are considered to be the excitable parts within the nervous system. The brain communicates with the different systems within the body as well as with the neurons which are responsible ...

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Psychological Perspectives of Sleep and Sleep Deprivation

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Sleep deprivation has the potential to result in a range of problematic behaviour, from which serious adverse effects can result. In order to design a treatment it is critical to initially establish an understanding of what motivates normal and abnormal behaviour. This essay will evaluate the 5 different psychology perspectives to establish which has the best study methods, and their perception on the motivation for sleep and ...

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Sense of Community Among University Students | Research

23 Mar 2015 09 Jan 2018

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The study is primarily aimed at identifying level of sense of community among students who enrolled in the psychology and social work programmes at Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu. It was also carried out to investigate whether there were relationships between a sense of community and altruistic behaviour, academic achievement, age, and student's involvement in club or organizational activities. One hundred and fifty one students participated in ...

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Approaches to Qualitative Research

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Examples of qualitative methods are action research, case study research and ethnography. Qualitative data sources include observation and participant observation (fieldwork), interviews and questionnaires, documents and texts, and the researcher's impressions and reactions Quantitative research Is mean of testing objective theories by examining the relationship among variables. These variables in turn can be measured typically on instruments, so that numbered data can be analyzed using statically procedures. ...

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Analysis of the Big Five Personality Factors and Education

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The study of personality has a long history in psychology, with many different approaches focusing on different aspects of personality with plenty of theories, for example, humanistic approach, psychodynamic approach, and the social learning approach just to name a few. It also has many different theories, the more prominent ones being Cattell's sixteen personality factors, and the Big-Five. There is no consensus on the measurement of personality, ...

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Research into Phonological Mean Length of Utterance (pMLU)

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Specific language impairment (SLI) is a disorder defined by exclusion. Children with SLI exhibit language difficulties in the absence of other factors, such as hearing loss, mental impairment, physical impairment, emotional disturbance, or environmental deprivation (Bishop, 1992a, 1992b; Lubert, 1981). Children with SLI have difficulty acquiring one or more of the components of language, i.e. form (phonology, morphology, and syntax), content (semantics), and use (pragmatics). The field ...

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The Development of Children's Scientific Thinking

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This research aims to seek further into the concept of flotation and sinking surrounding two participants in varying age relating to the findings of Piaget, Vygotsky and Selley (1993). Piaget's views are based on constructivism that we learn with age, and Vygotsky's is based on social constructivism that social interaction is also needed. Selley states about a way of measuring how far learning has developed in relation ...

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Effect of Music on the Level of Happiness

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ABSTRACT The present study was designed to investigate the role of music in increasing the level of happiness of college students. The convenient sample comprised of 120 (sixty men and 60 women) undergraduate students from G.C University, Lahore. Their age range was 17 - 23 years (M = 20.38, SE =0.11). This study used a 2(Gender) X 3(Music) X 2(Phase X S) mixed factorial design, with gender ...

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Relationship Between Non Word Repetition (NWR) and Dyslexia

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Rationale for research: The journal article relates to the ability of non-word repetition (NWR) among children suffering from dyslexia (at-risk) and specific language impairment (SLI). NWR is considered as a marker in language impairment (Bishop, North, & Donlan, 1996; Conti-Ramsden, Botting, & Faragher, 2001). Research in the past relates to the poor language abilities in the patients suffering from these disorders. Investigations focussed on deficiency of Phonological ...

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Extraversion Personality and Achievement Relationship

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The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between extraversion personality and university academic achievement. There were 36 participants with age ranging from 18 to 27. The extraversion questionnaire and general information questionnaire was given to each participants. The extraversion score and the first-year average were obtained. A bivariate correlation design was used to determine the relationship between those two factors. A relatively significant result ...

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Theories of Development: Overview and Analysis

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Human development is regarded as the scientific study of psychological changes that occur in human beings over their life stages. This is also termed as Developmental Psychology. There exist several concepts or approaches which are related to human development. The three main theories among them are stage theory, differential approach and the ipsative approach. The stage approach is also known as developmental or classical approach since it ...

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Impact of Internet Addiction on Social Skills

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The world continues to progress all the time with the rapid development of new technologies. Inventions like telephone, television, computers, and Internet being one of the most recent in a series of technological developments have proven that people are no longer limited by geographical boundaries. Almost everyone will agree that Internet is the largest and most flexible source of information in the world today. It is widely used by the business ...

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Role of Mirror Neuron System (MNS) in Autism

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Mirror neuron system (MNS) plays an important role in the specific behavioral features of people with autism. In this paper the central aspects, such as neuropathology, etiology and prevalence, of autism and related disorders will be discussed. In addition the Empathizing-Systemizing (E-S) theory and Theory of Mind (ToM), two theories linking the autistic brain with the specific behavior of the disease, will be discussed. The next two ...

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Causes and Effects of Schizophrenia

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The world shuns those that are labeled abnormal. When a person is diagnosed with any form of mental illness, their life and their loved one's lives are forever changed. Someone that has schizophrenia suffers in many areas of their life; however, the medical and psychological communities are fighting for the understanding and freedom for all that are involved. The following essay is a brief over view of ...

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Gender Differences in Stroop Effect

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Gender differences were examined in the speed of processing, in the context of a Stroop colour-word task. Overall, the Stroop interference effect was observed. Word-reading was faster than colour-naming. Response times were much slower when naming the colour of incongruent colour words than series of Xs. Female participants seemed to respond faster in naming colours of incongruent colour words than males. In contrast, female and male participants ...

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Interventions for Conduct Disorder

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Conduct Disorder symptoms. How to prevent and intervene with a child with Conduct Disorder will be discussed in the following paper. Basic information about Conduct Disorder will be discussed in the first half of the paper while interventions will be discussed in the second half of the paper. What exactly is childhood Conduct Disorder? The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) describes Conduct Disorder as: ...

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Impact of the Stressors of Undercover Operations

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The present paper has three purposes: (a) to discuss undercover operatives and the stressors inherent to undercover operations based on literature review, (b) to outline the proposed research project, (c) and to examine the expecting findings, conclusions, limitations and relevance for policy and practice of the proposed research project. Keywords: undercover officer, police, stress, personality test It is almost impossible to turn on the news or to ...

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Biopsychosocial Model Case Study: Depression

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The client interviewed by my classmate was Stanley Miller, a fifty eight year old white divorced man, with four children, two boys and two girls. He attended catholic and vocational schools, and later joined the Air force for two years as an Army National guard. He is a graduate with associate's degree, and was once employed as a social worker with Charles Belavia though he is unemployed ...

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Causes of OCD: Genetics or Environment?

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder that has been affecting about 1 - 2% of the population. Individuals with OCD tend to do repetitive behaviours such as washing and checking in an attempt to cover unwanted thoughts and images to reduce their anxiety. Though OCD is a common anxiety disorder, it is still unknown if OCD is caused by genetic or environmental factors; ...

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Causes of Stress Among School Teachers

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The effects of stress upon a persons life can be profound. Different studies have shown that job related stress affects work satisfaction and over all happiness. Increasing stress is becoming recognized occupational hazard in the educational profession. In a country like Pakistan we cannot ignore the situation in educational setting. Teachers` agitations and class boycotts are common practice that shows their dissatisfaction. Both quantity and quality of ...

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Langer's Theory of Reflection on Practice

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Arthur Langer's article Reflecting on Practice: Using Learning Journals in Higher and Continuing Education, attempted to evaluate the effectiveness of learning journals when utilized in the nontraditional classroom (2002). He used a two part methodology involving random sampling of a non-traditional college technology class and self-selection based volunteers to examine the usefulness of learning journals in this forum. This evaluator analyzed Langer's research question, review of literature, ...

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Effects of Theatre Arts on Emotional Intelligence

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This study has attempted to examine the impact that an individual's involvement in Theatre Arts has on his or her Emotional Intelligence (EI). The hypothesis in the present research is thus, "there is a positive relationship between one's involvement in theatre arts and their emotional intelligence." Participants of this study were residents of Bangalore city, India (N=80). The scale which was employed in this research to administer ...

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Case Study: Lifespan Development and Personality

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Describe and evaluate the notion that adolescence is a period of 'storm and stress'Adolescence is a period in development between the onset of puberty and adulthood. It usually begins between 11 and 13 years of age with the appearance of secondary sex characteristics and spans the teenage years, terminating at 18 to 20 years of age with the completion of the development of the adult form. During ...

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Overview of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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According to Beck, the cognitive approach to psychotherapy "is best viewed as the application of the cognitive model of a particular disorder with the use of a variety of techniques designed to modify dysfunctional beliefs and faulty information processing characteristic of each disorder". At its current stage of development, CBT is considered one of the best validated psychotherapies available (Bennett-Levy et al, 2004; Salkovkis, 1996), indeed, surveys ...

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Performance Measure of PCA and DCT for Images

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Generally, in Image Processing the transformation is the basic technique that we apply in order to study the characteristics of the Image under scan. Under this process here we present a method in which we are analyzing the performance of the two methods namely, PCA and DCT. In this thesis we are going to analyze the system by first training the set for particular no. Of images ...

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Colour Preference and Emotional Maturity | Research

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Previous scientific studies have shown that children and adolescents are driven by genes and hormones. However, beyond adolescence, an individual has to choose maturity. The purpose of this studywas to see whether colour preference indicates degrees of emotional maturity. The research was aimed to find that there exists a co-relation between colour preference and emotional maturity. For the purpose, through quota sampling method, 30 adults aged 20-21 ...

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Effects That Caffeine Consumption

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Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive substance in the United States (Roehrs & Roth, 2008). Regular coffee drinkers consume an average of 200-500mg of caffeine per day (Julien, 2005). Caffeine is found in a broad variety of sources including coffee, tea, energy drinks, chocolate and some over the counter medications (Roehrs & Roth, 2008). Upon consumption, caffeine reaches peak plasma levels in 30-75 minutes and has ...

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Difference Between Friendship and Romantic Relationships

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How do friendships differ from romantic relationships? Is there overlap between the two types of intimate relationships? What aspects are the same? The Circle of Friends is a movie that involves three close friends Benny, Eve and Nan. Benny and Eve are much closer friends than they are with Nan. Benny and Eve's friendship stems from when they were children and continues well into university. The friendship ...

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Definitions of Emotional Labour

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Introduction Emotional labor is the display of expected emotions by service agents during service encounters. It is performed through surface acting, deep acting, or the expression of genuine emotion. Emotional labor may facilitate task effectiveness and self-expression, but it also may prime customer expectations that cannot be met and may trigger emotive dissonance and self-alienation. However, following social identity theory, they argue that some effects of emotional ...

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Effects of Co-sleeping

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Con: Co-Sleeping; Angelica Sewake The research paper will examine the effects of co-sleeping. The definition of co-sleeping is, "The standard custom in collectivist cultures, of having a child and parent share a bed" (Belsky, 2010, 87). A collectivist culture pertains to, "Societies that prize social harmony, obedience, and close family connectedness over independent achievement" (87). In the United States the issue of practicing co-sleeping has become controversial ...

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Effects of Musical Training on Verbal Memory

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The ''Mozart effect,'' was a study published Nature in 1993. The researchers Rauscher, Shaw, and Ky (1993) reported that college students who spent 10 minutes listening to Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major had improved their IQ scores 8-9 points higher on the Stanford-Binet subtest for spatial ability. This was compared with students who either listened to a relaxation tape or listened to nothing. While ...

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Conduct Disorder in Children

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This paper will examine Conduct Disorder in children. A description of the disorder's subtypes and various methods of diagnosis will be discussed. Specific attention will be given to the method of counselling a prepubescent child who is causing serious problems in school for both teachers and classmates. The skills and strategies used to counsel this child's parents and teachers will also be outlined. Conduct Disorder is defined ...

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Cognitive–behavioural Syndromes of Neglect and Anosognosia

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Considering the neuropsychological diseases discussed during the course, critically compare and discuss theoretical interpretations of at least two syndromes Consciousness is one of the most interesting phenomena of the human mind. Consciousness refers to the integration of the cognitive experiences about self and the external environment (Orfei et al., 2007). However, when this psychological function is damaged, it may lead to dysfunctions in the attention and awareness ...

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Impact of Stress on the Body

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Stress Study Stress we hear that term every day in our life from either friend, someone we know at work or especially among the college student. It pushes our mind to think and try to find out what is STRESS. This question raises in my mind many times until I found myself asking friends, family, and everyone around me. People actually define stress in different ways, ...

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Holding and Containing - Winnicott (1960)

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Keywords: psychoanalytic, holding and containing, winnicott Holding and containing. The same or different? The psychoanalytic terms “holding” and “containing” originate, from the writings of two prominent psychoanalysts: 'Holding' in the papers of Winnicott (1960); 'containing' in the papers of Bion (1962). The current focus in psychoanalysis of emotional nurture and exchange rather than one of hedonic satisfaction, is primarily as result of Winnicott’s writings and observations. ...

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Theories of Aggression: An Introduction

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In today’s world, mental illness and aggression are frequently inevitably linked, creating a stigma for patients and an uncomfortable environment for health care professionals. Hospitals, especially the psychiatric wards frequently face agitated or aggressive patients whom they have to manage. If not managed properly, these situations can quickly turn into a crisis, which results in nuisance and frustration for the staff members and a dangerous environment ...

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MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (MCDI)

29 Nov 2017

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Discussion The purpose of this study was to adapt and validate MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (MCDI) in Malayalam. For the present study, 160 parents of infants aged eight months to fifteen months were administered MCDI test-part 1 words and gestures. Say Malayalam version….The study findings are discussed under two sections. Section 1 is developmental trend in early words understanding and productionand section 2 is developmental trend ...

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Trends in Psychology

29 Nov 2017

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Psychology and current trends in psychology The study of thoughts and behaviours of mind is ideally called as psychology. The behaviours we do, feel, think and say everything is determined by the functioning of the mind and this behaviours are used as a raw data for analyzing about how the mind works and this all theoretical testing's of mind is called as psychology. Psychology is a ...

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Augmentation Therapy in Treatment-resistant Depression

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Augmentation therapy in treatment-resistant depression – a case report Dr. Sushil Kumar Sompur V*   Abstract: Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a highly debilitating condition, and utilizes more healthcare costs than many other chronic debilitating disorders. Among patients with depression, MDD seems to be the most debilitating. We report a case of a 75-year-old female patient who has experienced multiple episodes of MDD. The recurrent nature ...

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Impact of HIV/AIDS on Child Mental Health

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Chapter 1 Introduction Since the advent of HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 80’s, over 75 million persons have been infected with the deadly virus. Recent statistics shows that there were about 38.8 million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2012 [1]. Over 36 million AIDS related deaths has been recorded since the start of the epidemic, with a reduction in AIDS related mortality from 2.3 million ...

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Psycho Educational Family Groups in Psychosis

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Psycho educational family groups in Psychosis The purpose of this paper is to give a scope of illustrations of clinical work of people with families in which an individual has encountered psychosis. Working with families can be exceptionally difficult and numerous clinicians don't feel certain to offer this sort of intercession. As research shows that consumer outcomes improve if families receive information and support (Dixon ...

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Studies to Improve Self Esteem Among Adolescents

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CHAPTER II REVIEW OF LITERATURE This chapter deals with the information were gathered related to the present study and helps to acquire comprehensive idea of it. It is an essential part of research process. It assists the researcher to understand what is already known related to the problem and what remains to be known (Kothari, S.R. 2000). Review of literature helps to plan and conduct the ...

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Cognitive Dissonance Theory

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Cognitive dissonance theory was first developed by Festinger (1957; as cited in Baron & Byrne, 2003; Hogg & Vaughan, 2005; Sabini, 1995; Taylor, Peplau & Sears, 2006) and it can be defined as "the effects of inconsistent cognitions" (Colman, 2009). This means that if one has two cognitions that conflict with one another, then these two cognitions are dissonant, causing the person psychological inconsistency (Sabini, 1995). Psychological ...

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Cognitive Dissonance Case Study

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Cognitive Dissonance is described as the theory that "assumes that to reduce discomfort, we justify our actions to ourselves" (Myers, 2008). Cognitive dissonance is experienced each time a person makes a decision surrounding his or her thoughts that are conflicting. Our beliefs can especially be persuaded for change when an "after-the-fact" has occurred. When there is nothing a person can do to change the scenario, and they ...

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Features of Social Psychological Theories of Attribution

23 Mar 2015 12 Oct 2017

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The social psychological theories of attribution deal with how people perceive their own and other people's behaviour and how they use this information to gain a cognitive control over their social environment. In relation to the jury decision making process for example, if the case put before the jury is complex, then the jury may rely on their perception of the defendant and his/her behaviour to make ...

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Twin Language Acquisition Critical Review

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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TWIN LANGUAGE The acquisition of language in the preschool years by multiple-birth children is often reported to be atypical. Some researchers have claimed that they use ‘twin language’, i.e. an autonomous language specific to a multiple-birth set (Barbara Dodd and Sandra McEvoy,1994). The “secret language” of children, is developed in two scenarios; twins develop crytophasia to overcome their phonological disorders and the deaf people develop a ...

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History of the Lobotomy

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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  WHAT IS A LOBOTOMY? It may be defined as: “A neurosurgical procedure wherein the connections to and from the brain’s prefrontal cortex are cut. This procedure was performed to try and neutralize the mentally ill. The man responsible for this technique was named Walter Freeman”. EARLY HISTORY OF LOBOTOMIES: The first time lobotomies were performed in 1935 by Portuguese neurologists Dr. Antonio Egas Moniz and ...

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Reflection on Personal Development and Self-Awareness

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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The Voyage Introduction The title of this essay is "The Voyage" . It's a reflective essay, and I am using the Gibbs Reflective Cycle (Gibbs, 1988) as a template for this exercise. It's a critical reflection on the importance of personal development and self-awareness, which are necessary if one is successful in becoming, and remaining a councillor. In simple terms it's a examination of one's outlook ...

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Ted Bundy Psychology Analysis

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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The causes of psychopathlingers a mystery. We don’t even have an acceptable answer to the question of whether psychopathy is a producer of Mother Nature or a characteristic of upbringing. These frightening Ted Bundy quotes deliberately sum up the main traits of a psychopath: A heartless, exploitive individual with dulled emotions,spontaneousinclinations and an incapability to feel guilt or remorse. One social factor in spinning a genetically ...

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Psychology of Terrorists

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Abstract This paper serves to identify some key factors behind the psychopathology of terrorist organizations. With current research that has been conducted I have compiled an overview of what makes a terrorist. I analyze 5 questions: 1) How and why do people join terrorist organizations? 2) To what extent is psychopathology relevant for understanding or preventing terrorism? 3) To what extent is individual personality relevant for understanding ...

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Barriers to Effective Interpersonal Communication

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Relationships require loads of hard work, and they turn out to be harder when a couple’s relationship flourishes into a marriage. It requires 2 strong people to place in the work to construct the marriage develop into superior day by the day. Consecutively to be successful in a marriage the couple has to be ready to cooperate, and effort together to continue their lives in poise. ...

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Sociological and Psychological Theories of Health

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Illness is a hard fact of life. Everyone is bound to face some sort of illness during their lifetime and everyone must naturally cope with the sickness amongst their family and friends. Both quantity and quality of the social relationships affect the health behavior including the mental health and physical health. As such, sociology and psychology are known to share numerous common interests and field of study ...

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Happiness in Love Relationships

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Introduction Happiness refers to the state of being contented, satisfied, joyful, delighted, well-being and being in good spirits (Martin 3). Considerable support has been found that people need some form of close relationship, coupled with a network of other relationships, to be happy and avoid loneliness. A close relationship allows for a certain level of self-disclosure, or willingness to share one's feelings or personal issues. Without ...

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Expressive Language Disorder

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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DSM Name: Expressive Language Disorder DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA The scores got from institutionalized independently directed measures of expressive dialect advancement are significantly underneath those got from institutionalized measures of both nonverbal intelligent limit and open dialect improvement. The unsettling influence may be show clinically by indications that incorporate having a notably restricted vocabulary, making mistakes in strained or experiencing issues reviewing words or delivering sentences with formatively ...

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Research Plan Outline Example

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Describe how you will recruit participants I will recruit participants through the longitudinal sample consists of 808 students who consented to participate in the study from the population of 1,053 9th through 12th grade students attending 18 high schools serving high-crime neighborhoods. As incentives to participate, students will be provided with pizza at the focus group and their names will also be placed in a basket to ...

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Early Childhood Development

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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CHAPTER 01: Preschool child 1.1 Preschool child Preschool age is basically identified as year three to six. In psychology this age group categorize as “early childhood”. This early childhood stage is more imperative in the child development and their learning procedure. That’s why the concept of preschool has come to play. Preschoolers are always on the move, exploring their world with excitement, curiosity, and an ...

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Impact of Ethics on Social Psychology Research

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Do strict ethics make good research in social psychology impossible? Introduction A long-term argument have lasted for a long time about the ethics in psychology. Some call it protected the human right and some call it delayed the knowledge’s grow. The ethics in psychology are widely used in order to protect the public and express clear ethical principles (The British Psychological Society, 2009). But some may ...

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Challenges in Counselling

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Define counseling. Counseling is a professional guidance for the client by using psychological skills. These skills include collecting clients history data Egan(2012), by using various methods of the personal session and testing individual interests and aptitudes. The counselor's goal is generally to guide or coach the individual toward opportunities that can be the best and concrete fulfillment of the client personal needs and interest. The counselor ...

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Analysis of Thomas Teo's Theories

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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First review The first article focuses on whether psychological codes of ethics are morally oblique, authored by Thomas Teo. The researcher hypothesizes that both American and Canadian moral code in their current form are not equipped to address challenges like epistemological violence. The second hypothesis is that the codes are not immune to ideological changes especially with regard to war on terror and lastly the researcher ...

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Research Methodologies In Psychology

23 Mar 2015 03 Oct 2017

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Quantitative research is classified as the systematic empirical investigation of properties that have quantifiable elements and or phenomena, as well as the relationships between these. In general it can be said that quantitative research is usually carried out using scientific methods, and these can include and encompass, generating models and theories, gathering empirical data, developing measurements and methods of doing so amongst other approaches. The roots of ...

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Negative Effects of Social Media

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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COMMUNITY OR ISOLATION? TOO MUCH SOCIALIZING ONLINE Abstract Internet facility nowadays has made social networking site is the most frequent visit either, indeed the use of the internet to socialize provides many benefits to the community. However, too much socializing online will lead to various cons, isolation that occurs will cause various disasters to users addicted to the use of the internet that is too long, various ...

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Impact of Yoga on Psychophysiological Changes

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Research project proposal Cognitive Evolution by Psychophysiological Methods in Practice of Yoga and Meditation: Computational Approach Introduction: This study suggests about Psychophysiological changes generated in human body due to the effect of yoga and meditation. Yoga is a commonly known generic term for physical, mental, and spiritual disciplines which originated in ancient India. Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind and/or induces ...

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Brain Imaging Techniques

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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A modern approach in studying the human brain is neuroimaging which allows scientists to look at the structural or functional aspects of the nervous system. There are two dimensions to be considered when using functional measures that are available for neuroscience research - spatial resolution which is how specific the source of signal can be localised and temporal resolution which is the time scale of the ...

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Factors of Body Image

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Body Image The title slide of the topic of body image carries a wonderful message. This message was undoubtedly my reaction after watching the complete video. The message was as clear as the day. “Don’t let “Ideal” get in the way of real health”. With the hip and happening trend of staying in shape gaining popularity in the last two decades, the importance of body image ...

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Psychoanalytic, Humanistic-Existential, and Behavioural Case

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Assignment 1. Develop 3 cases example of Psychoanalytic, Humanistic-Existential, and Behavioural theories respectively. Each cases should include goals, reasons for referral, nature of treatment (counseling/psychotherapy) and outcomes. Critically analyze the underlying assumptions of the human nature among the three theories. Summarize all of the above in report format. A. Psychoanalytic Theories. Client Background Information: Anne, 21-year-old female, first year college student, she lived with her mother, ...

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Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy for Self Conception

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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The effect of mindfulness based on cognitive therapy on body self-concept and unlogical beliefs in people who seek cosmetic surgery centers Abstract The aim of the research was to investigate mindfulness based on cognitive therapy on body self-concept and unlogical beliefs in people who seek cosmetic surgery centers. Research sample include 50 people who selected randomly. (25pcontrol group, 20 people experimental group). They answered to research ...

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Workplace Stress Management

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Stress Management  While some workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with our productivity and impact our physical and emotional health. And your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure. You can’t control everything in your work environment, but that doesn’t mean you’re powerless—even when you’re stuck in a difficult situation. Finding ways to manage workplace stress isn’t about ...

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Tuskegee Syphilis Study Ethics

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Abstract The Tuskegee Syphilis Study was a forty year-long study in which researchers observed the natural progression of syphilis in 399 African-American men. Despite medical advancements and the discovery of successful penicillin treatments for syphilis, researchers involved in the Tukegee Syphilis Study took extreme measures to ensure participants remained unaware of life-saving intervention (Jones, 1993). The deceptive and manipulative nature of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study resulted ...

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Psychology Reflective Essay

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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The psychology is called the "science of behavior" which means the study of human nature and activities. It is significant as it is involved with the research of actions and psychological procedures and simultaneously, it is also used in many different places of individual lifestyle. The most common approaches in psychology are behavioral, psychoanalytic, cognitive, social/cultural, and physiological. Everything we do is very much related to ...

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Psychology of Consciousness

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INTRODUCTION Psychology of consciousness is the subsection of psychology. Psychologists may not agree on a definition of "consciousness" or of "the psychology of consciousness," but they can, to a large degree, agree on which topics and problems are included within the domain of the psychology of consciousness (Natsoulas 1981). It is very hard to get definition of consciousness precisely, it is difficult to understand or describe ...

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Erikson’s Epigenetic Theories in Adolescence

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Psychology into adulthood Taq1 – look at cross cultural studies of life stages are these reliable and valid? Taq1 – also consider case studies to support his theories? Erikson believed that childhood is the most important years during a child’s personality development. Erikson’s accepted many of Freud’s theories which includes the id, ego, and the superego and the theory of Freud of the infantile sexuality. ...

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Teaching Loco-motor Skills in Childhood

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Target population This proposal is aimed at children between the ages of 4-6 years (in the pre-operational period). Early childhood is the time when children begin learning fundamental motor skills, comprising of loco-motor skills and object control skills (Stodden et.al, 2008). The former set of skills involve moving the body through space: skills such as running, hopping, jumping and skipping (Haywood & Getchell, 2005, cited by ...

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Perspectives of Positive Psychology

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Positive Psychology The 10 Strategies Strategy #1: The Cognitive Perspective Cognitive perspective examines one’s internal mental process. It varies in creativity, memory, perception, language, and problem solving. For example, a school student makes a small effort to get good grades in school. Cognitive explanation occurs for this low achievement motivation that this student has low-self efficacy. The student may think and believe that he or she ...

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Personality Development: Nature vs. Nurture

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Keywords: nature vs nurture personality development Personality Development: Nature vs. Nurture Many researchers have tried to unravel the mystery of how personality is developed. It cannot be narrowed down to one specific cause. Multiple aspects come together to create a personality. “Personality is the unique and relatively enduring set of behaviors, feelings, thoughts, and motives that characterize an individual (Feist & Rosenburg, 2012).” Important aspects of ...

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Adolescent Self-Esteem and Coping Strategies

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION This chapter presents the background and the objective of the study, problem statement, research question as well as hypotheses. Other than that, significance of the study and definition of terms are also further discussed in this chapter. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Adolescents are a group of people between the age of 10 to 19 and they have contributed ...

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Ivan Pavlov Theory and Biography

03 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017

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Abstract This paper explores the life of Ivan P. Pavlov, a Russian physiologist known for his research in classical conditioning. Five outside sources are referenced Tibbetts, Stephen G., Criminological Theory: The Essentials, 1st Edition, SAGE, (2011), including internet sources. Contents of the paper include early and social life, and career objectives. Many arguments have been made as Ivan Pavlov was known for as classical conditioning, but really ...

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