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  • 4-Mat Review on Entwistle

    4-Mat Review on Entwistle

    ENTWISTLE 4-MAT Review on Entwistle Stephanie Dooley Liberty University Summary The book, Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity, which was written by David N. Entwistle (2010), walks the reader through the concept of integrating the fields of theology and psychology together with working with clients. The author starts with discussing the idea that the two fields are not able to work together since theology is geared around faith and psychology is based on complete truth. Reading this, it makes the reader feel that it is impossible to use these to fields together in one session

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    Submitted: September 8, 2017 By: stdooley
  • A Study on Some Neuropsychological and Cognitive Correlates of Delusional Ideation

    A Study on Some Neuropsychological and Cognitive Correlates of Delusional Ideation

    A STUDY ON SOME NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL AND COGNITIVE CORRELATES OF DELUSIONAL IDEATION ABSTRACT Background: Symptoms of psychosis, such as delusions, can be viewed as points on a continuum of normal functioning. Dysfunction in the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) has been related to the presence of delusions in various psychiatric populations. Probabilistic reasoning such as “jumping to conclusions” (JTC) might be implicated in delusion-prone individuals. Previous studies have reported an association between personality and psychosis. Aim: The aim of the present study was to explore certain neuropsychological, cognitive and personality correlates of delusional ideation in a non-clinical

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    Essay Length: 354 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2016 By: 05131991
  • Addiction to Drugs, Video Games, and Caffeine

    Addiction to Drugs, Video Games, and Caffeine

    ADDICTION TO DRUGS, VIDEO GAMES, AND CAFFEINE Addiction to Drugs, Video Games, and Caffeine Elizabeth Salazar Com/156 Version 6 April 21, 2013 Facilitator, Patrick Corbett ________________ Abstract ________________ Addiction to Drugs, Video Games, and Caffeine Would it surprise you that anyone can become addicted to drugs, video games, and caffeine anytime of the day? When discussing addictions, most of us think of illegal substances, however, there are other things that one can become addicted to, such as caffeine and video games. When a person has an addiction, they lose touch with reality. They forget about

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    Submitted: April 6, 2015 By: jtuttle2009
  • Allergies and Mental Illness

    Allergies and Mental Illness

    According the 1966 Finnish birth cohort Published in Molecular Psychiatry 2003 8 , several lines of evidence suggest that there exists an association between depression and atopic allergies (ie, asthma, atopic eczema and allergic rhinitis).1–4 An excess of IgE-mediated allergies has been found in patients with depression, and conversely, increased amounts of depressive symptoms have been reported in patients suffering from atopic disorders (P. 738). A 2002 Canadian Community Health Study published in the Int'l. j. psychiatry in medicine, is the first to confirm the presence of an association between allergies and mood and anxiety

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    Submitted: July 10, 2012 By: jozon
  • Amish Socialisation

    Amish Socialisation

    HRMT Bonus Assignment 1 By Ajay Xavier ________________ This article is talking about a dismissal of an officer (Trevor Josok) from Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) because of PTSD, a mental problem because of experiencing or witnessing something that really shocked. In this case, PTSD which he was suffering was because of the murder of four of his colleagues by Roszko which happened in 2005 which later on forced him to take a medical leave during the month of September because of his guilt feeling for not being there for his co-workers. After one year

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    Essay Length: 354 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 5, 2016 By: Ajay Xavier
  • Analysis Paper one - Personal Development and the Ecological Model

    Analysis Paper one - Personal Development and the Ecological Model

    ANALYSIS PAPER ONE Analysis Paper One: Personal Development and the Ecological Model Amber Kingry Liberty University Abstract Urie Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory of development revolves around the concept that an individual is impacted by several distinct relationships during their lifetime. According to this theory, these relationships are broken down into five levels that represent an individual’s five major interactions during their life; microsystem, mesosystem, exosystem, macrosystem, and chronosystem. These five systems are based on the ecological theory that these continually changing environmental systems impact the individual throughout childhood and into adulthood. This paper will demonstrate Bronfenbrenner’s

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    Submitted: April 25, 2016 By: pakalk
  • Anger Theories and Management in Prison

    Anger Theories and Management in Prison

    Anger managenent, prison overcrowding. Crowding in prison setting has been associated with lower psychological wellbeing and physiological wellbeing (Lepor, Evans,& Schnieder, 1991). For example, the rate of emotional distress and frequent report of anxiety and feelings of depression by inmate have been reported by (Fatoye, Fatoye, Oyebanji & Ogunro, 2006). This tends to be common to larger percentages of prisons as a result of deplorable conditions of the prisons. Meanwhile, Omorotionwa(2005), observed that the Nigerian prisons are in sordid state of and the conditions under which prisoners live are pathetic, unkind, wicked and anti-development, retrogressive

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    Submitted: December 25, 2014 By: lanre
  • Biological Explanations of Human Behavior

    Biological Explanations of Human Behavior

    Biological Explanations of Human Behavior Name: Institution: Biological Explanations of Human Behavior Thinking is a normal process that all humans undergo, and it helps in various cognitive processes such as decision making and resolution of environmental challenges. Critical thinking takes different stages and processes, which are explained differently based on different conceptual frameworks, which define the human thought process. There are varying perspectives, which can be used to analyze and review human thinking. The biological perspective is one among the most popular perspectives and conceptual frameworks. The perspective defines human behavior and thought through

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    Submitted: May 7, 2018 By: Writerich
  • Case Study 2 - Psyc Internship

    Case Study 2 - Psyc Internship

    Running Head: CASE STUDY 2 Grade: Top of Form 0 /150 Bottom of Form Case Study 2 Liberty University APA ________________ Case Study 2 In Case Study 1, a female student with a major in Psychology completed the Canfield Learning Styles test. Brooke is a 25 year old woman who has been struggling to keep a job. She has been in and out of the Texas Workforce System for the past two years. Every six months she requests for assistance and filing for unemployment. Texas Workforce will send individuals like Brooke to Downs Educational Training

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    Submitted: December 19, 2017 By: mlg0823
  • Christian Theology and Sexuality

    Christian Theology and Sexuality

    THEOLOGY Christian Theology and Sexuality Liberty University Stephanie Dooley Abstract When looking at the words Christianity and sexuality, many would say that it is like looking at oil and water, the two just do not mix. Everyone has their own view and beliefs regarding sexuality. In today’s society, sex has become one of the top selling tools used by the media and is exposed more today than in the past. Many Christians, when looking for answers regarding sex may feel as if they are being pulling in many different directions and not have a clear

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    Essay Length: 2,552 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: September 9, 2017 By: stdooley
  • Client Centered Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy and Social Learning Theory

    Client Centered Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy and Social Learning Theory

    Compare and contrast the following three therapy approaches: Client Centered Therapy (humanistic approach), Self-modeling (social learning approach), and Rational Emotive Therapy (cognitive approach). The Humanistic approach is a theory that emphasizes people's capacity to make rational choices and develop to their maximum potential. It is an approach that divulged from the traditional model of psychotherapy with the therapist as the expert and the client actually being the expert/teacher themselves. This approach is nondirective, warm and empathetic towards the client in their therapeutic process. The main themes are ofcourse empathy, concern, warmth, respect for others and

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    Essay Length: 866 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2018 By: kennaxoxo1995
  • Coffee Contract

    Coffee Contract

    Coffee contract(seller) 1. What is your walk away point? How did you come up with that? My walk away point is 6.7/lb; this is the sum of product and shipping cost. Although the worst deal acceptable is 6.5/lb, I do not want to make a deal that will make a loss, the time and money invested in the preparation process is a waste as well, not to mention the storage cost in the subsequent process if the deal is made. 2. What is your target? How did you come up with that? My target is

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    Essay Length: 594 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2018 By: titi
  • College Students: Analyzing Relationships

    College Students: Analyzing Relationships

    INTRODUCTION: Relationships are considered one of the most important aspects of life and are thought to be the key in living life to its fullest. People write movies, songs, and plays about it, and it seems to surround us everywhere we go. There are many dynamic environmental factors that contribute to the status of a relationship and many are also personal. So, to analyze these factors, our class of researchers looked at 5 main categories of life to determine how each affected our relationships with friends, family, and significant others. We came to the conclusion

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    Essay Length: 1,411 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: July 1, 2012 By: rovertnibor
  • Coun 6306 Comparing Codes of Ethics

    Coun 6306 Comparing Codes of Ethics

    COMPARING CODES OF ETHICS Week 2 Assignment: Comparing Codes of Ethics [First and Last Name] COUN 6306 Ethics and Legal Issues Walden University ________________ Week 2 Assignment: Comparing Codes of Ethics Both the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) Code of Ethics and the American Mental Health Counseling Association’s (AMHCA) Code of Ethics serve as a resource and guideline for professional counselors, educators, and students to provide ethical conduct and practice with clients, peers, and other professionals. The codes help with the ethical decision-making process, and they provide clients with information relevant to what can be expected

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    Essay Length: 947 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 22, 2016 By: johnbishop108
  • Culture

    Culture

    To understand the culture of the class, I want first to define culture. According to Samovar and Porter (1994), Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving. This definition is a great representation of the culture of our class. We are a group of people from different backgrounds each with our set on unique VABEs (values,

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    Essay Length: 706 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2016 By: lmnop1017
  • Digital Technologies

    Digital Technologies

    Topic Select a company that has used digital technologies to change or enhance its competitive strategy. Look up the company on the internet and using Porter's five forces model discuss how the company has increased (or decreased) its competitive advantage. Group 1 Adhish Luitel Aniket Aggarwal Ipshita Rath Nilesh Gupta Ravi Kumar Introduction Digital technologies or digital electronics represents the digital signals which are in the form of binary or digital code. These signals are in the stores, create, and process data in the form of binary digits (David Dunning, 2014). If we go back

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    Essay Length: 735 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2015 By: nilesh287
  • End of Life Planning Essay

    End of Life Planning Essay

    Crystal Shunkwiler Liberty University Psych 210-B16 October 21, 2016 End of Life Planning Essay The importance of end of life planning can be seen by all members involved. Oftentimes children don’t know what their parents wanted for their end of life experience and therefore when a parent loses their functionality it can become an extremely stressful for all those involved. Taking the time to think through what you want will make it easy for your children and those you leave behind. I am naturally a no fuss kind of person and therefore the idea of

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    Essay Length: 560 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2016 By: Crystal Benton
  • Engstrom Auto Mirror Plant

    Engstrom Auto Mirror Plant

    Problem Statement The Engstrom Auto Mirror plant is a small privately owned business that supplies mirrors for trucks and cars. The plant had suffered several years of downturn before Robert Benton introduced the Scalon plan. The Scalon plan, an employee incentive program, was created to boost employee morale, increase productivity, produce quality inventory and lead the plant to a turn around. Now, the plant manager, Robert Benton, must figure out how to get the plant back on track in order to stop the plant from experiencing another year of downturn. Hypothesis 1: It may be

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    Essay Length: 678 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2016 By: Annie Ross
  • Entj Personality

    Entj Personality

    Before the first day of university, I was scared and worried because it is something new in my life that I have never experienced. For the last twelve years, I was familiar with the system, and I knew what the teachers were expecting from me. Also, I saw the same faces everyday single day, but when I attend university, I will not know anyone. However, when I started all of my worries went away the staff, professors and students were very friendly and welcoming. Although I have attended few of the campus’ events, it made

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    Submitted: March 8, 2016 By: Sarah AlRawaf
  • Erik Erikson - Reflection

    Erik Erikson - Reflection

    Womack, Christina Reflection June 13, 2015 My assignment was to research the theorist, Erik Erikson. In doing so, I also pointed out the important topics that teachers should know about Erikson’s theory. Erikson was one of the most influential psychoanalysts of the 20th century. After completing high school, he moved to Florence to pursue his interest in art, and in 1927 became an art teacher at a psychoanalytically enlightened school for children. The move changed his life and career. He earned a certificate from the Maria Montessori School, and then embarked on psychoanalytic training at

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    Essay Length: 494 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 20, 2016 By: drwomack
  • Factors Affecting Prosocial Behaviour

    Factors Affecting Prosocial Behaviour

    There are various factors affecting prosocial behaviour .Difference in culture can lnfluence prosocial behaviour,for example people in the USA are less likely to provide help as they grew up in a culture that points out individualism.However those in India or Kenya are more likely to help as they believe in collectivism.Another factor is the issue of connectivism brought about through the same race.One is bound to help someone who is of their race because they feel an element of oneness.They may however feel it is not neccessary to help those of a different race.Gender differences

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    Essay Length: 271 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2015 By: Jaime
  • Family Transitions Project

    Family Transitions Project

    My research topic focuses on what factors correlate with maturity. This topic interests me because I have seen many of my peers act immature for their age, yet also others of the same age that seem beyond their years. In the study (Wu Jong 2013) researchers wanted to examine how much spirituality and mindfulness have an effect on a person’s maturity after looking at the influence of personality. There has not been much examination into other influences beside personality on the ways that people mature. Five hundred seventy people participated in this study. About 73.3%

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    Submitted: June 18, 2017 By: none1
  • First Born

    First Born

    First Born: • first-born children are more likely to attempt to win favours from their parents by identifying with them; Healy & Ellis, 2007 • as seen in the Big Five personality traits, are thought to occur in a pattern in which first-born individuals are more conscientious, extroverted, and possibly neurotic while also being less open and agreeable (Sulloway, 1995). • Identifying more closely with parents and relying on authority when making decisions as in the normative style suggest that first-born individuals should be more likely to adopt this style (The normative style is defined

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    Essay Length: 417 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2012 By: 08106329
  • Football Discussion

    Football Discussion

    Anoop Kerketta Anoop is an 18 year old undergraduate college student. He is currently in 1st year, and is enrolled in political science (honors.). He is a football player and plays for a football club and also represents the college football team. He got admission through sports quota and didn't get a chance to choose a subject of his interest. He had studied commerce in school, in spite of this political science was assigned to him without his consideration. During the background check the participant also reported being disinterested in his classes. Regarding the family

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    Essay Length: 686 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 11, 2014 By: ashishkhantwal
  • Goal Statement

    Goal Statement

    Michelle Blau 1/18/2017 Professional Goal Statement It has been said that in order “to accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” -Anatole France Personal, Academic, and Professional Goals/Personal Qualities It is my ultimate ambition to find, pursue, and labor diligently at all great things that ignite excitement and enthusiasm. I believe that meaningful goals can be found in not only leisure activities but also in vocational pursuits. My hope in attending Walden University is to gain the necessary education and experience in order to fuse

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    Submitted: January 21, 2018 By: Michelle Blau
  • Impact of Stress on a Developing Child

    Impact of Stress on a Developing Child

    IMPACT OF STRESS Impact of Stress on a Developing Child Diana Greene Liberty University Bennett, G., Palliser. K., Shaw, C., Walker, D., & Hirst, J. (2015). Prenatal stress alters hippocampal neuroglia and increases anxiety in childhood: Developmental neuroscience 37:533-545 doi:10.1159/000437302 SUMMARY: This article states, analyzes, and illustrates the impact of stress on a developing child during the embryonic and fetal stages of pregnancy. Stress for the mother at any time of pregnancy, but especially during the 20th through the 36th week can affect the development of the child’s brain, Hippocampal Neuroglia. This article targets the

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    Essay Length: 1,669 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2017 By: KIDDSPACE715
  • Influence of Food on Dreams

    Influence of Food on Dreams

    Kaveesha Kodituwakku Gateway Thesis Proposal Influence of Food on Dreams Introduction: Dreams are important because they provide information on human behavior, both psychological and physiological. We study and interpret dreams to gain valuable insight about human development. Hundreds of psychologists and other dream theorists have proposed multiple ideas about the true purpose of dreams, but currently there is no infallible scientific evidence backing up their claims. Theorists like Sigmund Freud, Calvin Hall, Carl Jung, etc have put forth hypotheses such as: -the function of dreams is to preserve sleep -the function of dreams is to

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    Essay Length: 1,291 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2015 By: kaveesha1028
  • Intelligence Testing

    Intelligence Testing

    4.) Intelligence testing has changed over the years. Trace the development of this significant assessment in a historical perspective. The American Psychological Association website cites that standardized intelligence testing has been called one of psychology’s greatest successes. Attempts to develop such tests to categorize a person’s intelligence began over 100 years ago. Francis Galton devised a test to try and determine if there was a ‘hereditary genius’ that was passed on from generation to generation. This was inspired by Darwin’s work on natural selection. The text states on p416 that he administered this test, which

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    Submitted: November 26, 2016 By: rfedak70
  • Intended Learning Outcomes (principles of Advertising)

    Intended Learning Outcomes (principles of Advertising)

    Intended Learning Outcomes (Principles of Advertising): - Discuss how advertising works with the persuasion principles of effective advertising. - Practice how advertising objectives are set. - Identify how an advertisement is evaluated based on objectives. Intended Learning Outcomes (Psychology of Advertising): - Identify the basic principles in psychology and how they are related and applied to advertising and marketing in the business environment. - Analyse consumer behavior and how they think in order to better target and serve industries and unique markets. - Apply persuasion and influence techniques in designing advertising and marketing strategies. Intended

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    Essay Length: 2,269 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: October 10, 2013 By: exxxx
  • Learning and Grouth

    Learning and Grouth

    Introduction Through my learning, development and understanding, the general concept of this unit is for students to gain, develop and utilize analytical, critical and interpersonal skills. The assessment tasks are focused on written reports, group discussions, rather than calculated methodologies regarding the accounts and transaction side of the course. I believe that each assessment task is provided aim to improve a student’s ability to analyse, conceptualize and construct arguments on different aspects of accounting. Reflection Discussion forums provide students with the ability to seek peer support, and also to gain a greater understanding of varying

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    Essay Length: 1,001 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2015 By: Kaekae123

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