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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
  • Abrasive Personalities in Leadership

    Abrasive Personalities in Leadership

    Blake Steinborn Professor Lyman ORG-612 9/5/18 Written Assignment 1 5”11. Two Hundred and ten pounds. Runs a 4.8 second forty-yard dash, a 4.4 second shuttle, and bench presses two hundred and fifty pounds fifteen times. A two time all conference linebacker in a conference that produced the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram. The individual in this description is myself and at the time I’m unaware that I’m about to fall victim to my own hubris. When I walked off the high school football field for the last time in October of 2010 I was

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    Submitted: September 18, 2018 By: blake2227
  • 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
  • American Psychological Challenged Person Case Study

    American Psychological Challenged Person Case Study

    Milestone Three Case Study & Psychological Assessment Kapiolani Browne Southern New Hampshire University PSY 215: Abnormal Psychology Instructor: Jenny Chang 29 May 2016 Case Study & Psychological Assessment Many individuals suffer from a mental health issue or even a personality disorder. Patrick Bateman is one of those individuals. Bateman is a 27-year-old Caucasian male who works on Wall Street at Pierce & Pierce in Mergers and Acquisitions. Suffering from multiple disorders, his treatment must be carefully assessed to get the best results for the client. Case Study Bateman seems to have a unique challenge to

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    Essay Length: 2,753 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2019 By: Tiana991
  • 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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    Submitted: November 5, 2016 By: Ajay Xavier
  • Analysis of the Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

    Analysis of the Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

    Analysis of The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds The Dot is a picture book authored and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. The age range is not specified, but for readers to be able to make meaning of the story, I presume that the book is designed for children of ages six and up. The plot revolves around a girl named Vashti who is encouraged by her teacher to take the first step in the pursuit of creative expression. Convinced that she cannot draw, Vashti left her paper blank during art class. Her teacher gently persuades

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    Submitted: February 17, 2019 By: Amelia Ali
  • 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
  • Analyzing Counseling Theories

    Analyzing Counseling Theories

    ANALYZING THEORIES Analyzing Counseling Theories No Name Walden University ________________ Analyzing Counseling Theories- Instructions Theory 1: Feminist Theory Theory 2: Transpersonal Theory Background Theory: Who? When? * Evolved in the 1960’s and into 1970’s * Betty Freidan most early vocalist * Notable for changes in understanding human development are Carol Gilligan, Jean Baker Miller, Ellyn Kaschak and Sandra Bem * Introduced in late 1960’s * Developed by psychologists such as Abraham Maslow and Victor Frankl * Early work roots from William James and Carl Jung Human Nature For example: Positive view of human beings; all

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    Submitted: July 19, 2018 By: honeybooboo
  • 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
  • Anth 1500 - Kimberly Interview Assignment

    Anth 1500 - Kimberly Interview Assignment

    Yong Lin Tan 11/8/18 Interview assignment It was a sunny and just another ordinary day when I met Kimberly and have an interview with her. I went to Korean town for dry spa and while waiting for my friends, I have a short conversation with Kimberly. It was not planned nor expected for me to have such a deep conversation with Kimberly, a 60 years old Korean lady. While we were talking, I thought it would be great idea to have an interview with her and share her story in writing. Kimberly is very kind

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    Submitted: December 14, 2018 By: yonglin123
  • Anxiety Disorder Is Quite Common Especially with Persons Who Experience Persistent, Excessive and Intense Fear

    Anxiety Disorder Is Quite Common Especially with Persons Who Experience Persistent, Excessive and Intense Fear

    [SURNAME] Name Institution Professor Course Dates Anxiety disorder Anxiety disorder is quite common especially with persons who experience persistent, excessive and intense fear and worry of day to day activities. It consists of recurrent episodes of unexpected feelings of fear, terror and concentrated anxiety accumulating within a very short period of time. Etiology of psychological problem explains the different causes of anxiety disorders in different individuals (Foa, Edna B, and Linda W. Andrews, 2013). In different perspectives, each disorder is assigned to originate from a different situation, such as environmental factors, for example, are stress,

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    Submitted: March 2, 2019 By: albanus
  • Apa Guidelines for Test User Qualification Reading Reflection

    Apa Guidelines for Test User Qualification Reading Reflection

    Reading Reflection APA Guidelines for Test User Qualification (Turner, DeMers, Fox, & Reed, 2001) introduces some specific contexts of psychological tests application. It mentions that many employers use tests as part of the assessment process to develop work-related information and recommendations or decisions about people who work for them or are seeking employment with them. (P.1104)I wonder that whether it is valuable for the companies to increase psychological tests when recruiting graduates. In my opinion, for the company, the psychological tests can be a reference, but it can’t be the determining factor. For enterprises, in

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    Submitted: June 11, 2018 By: liusky
  • Article Critique for the Examination of Illicit Drug Use Frequency Using Multiple Drug Assessment Methods in Mothers Referred to Treatment by Child Protective Services

    Article Critique for the Examination of Illicit Drug Use Frequency Using Multiple Drug Assessment Methods in Mothers Referred to Treatment by Child Protective Services

    ARTICLE CRITIQUE-EXAMINATION OF ILLICIT Article Critique Proposal for Examination of Illicit Drug Use Frequency Using Multiple Drug Assessment Methods in Mothers Referred to Treatment by Child Protective Services Sherrie Miranda Liberty University ________________ Article Critique for the Examination of Illicit Drug Use Frequency Using Multiple Drug Assessment Methods in Mothers Referred to Treatment by Child Protective Services The article critiqued in this paper is titled “Examination of Illicit Drug Use Frequency Using Multiple Drug Assessment Methods in Mothers Referred to Treatment by Child Protective Services”. This study article was published in 2014 in the Journal

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    Submitted: October 22, 2018 By: mariemiranda
  • Bain Development, Plasticity, and Repair

    Bain Development, Plasticity, and Repair

    Bain Development, Plasticity, and Repair Development of the Brain Sensory Systems What do all the sensory systems have in common? 1. bilateral symmetry: there are two (1 on each side) 2. synaptic breaks: neuron to spine, neuron to brain (can be more than 2 neurons) 3. crossing-over: decussation (pons) 4. divergence of information: information enters the brain & then splits(ex: thalamus → cortex) 5. thalamic relay: except olfactory 6. cortical processing: specific cortical representation 1. sensation (sensory input) 2. perception 4 Steps to Sensory Perception 1. Stimulus- what is being sensed? ex: light, touch, taste,

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    Submitted: November 19, 2018 By: Aa' Ishah Mc
  • Behavioral Analysis of an offender

    Behavioral Analysis of an offender

    Running Head: ANALYZING CRIMINAL INTENT AT A CRIME SCENE Tahisha Martin American InterContinental University Author Note Tahisha Martin, Aspect of Forensic Psychology, American Intercontinental University. This research was supported by cited references gathered from credible sources. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Tahisha Martin, Aspect of Forensic Psychology, American InterContinental University 231 N. Martingale Road, 6th Floor · Schaumburg, IL 60173. E-mail Tahisha.Martin@student.aiuonline.edu Abstract This paper will discuss the modus operandi of a perpetrator. Forensic psychology is used to identify offenders of violent crimes in police investigations. Modus operandi (MO), and the offenders

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    Essay Length: 861 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 13, 2018 By: TMartin2018
  • 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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    Essay Length: 1,700 Words / 7 Pages
    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
  • Causes of the Mental Illness Among People

    Causes of the Mental Illness Among People

    ESLSCA BUSINESS SCHOOL Academic writing Assignment No.2 Literature review Mental illness Prepared by: Tarek Mahmoud Ahmed Hashish MBA Seeker / Registration ID: 10623 Class: 55i Mental illness is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning. Such features may be persistent, relapsing and remitting, or occur as a single episode. Although the exact cause of most mental illnesses is not known, it is becoming clear through research that many of these conditions are caused by a combination of genetic, biological, psychological, and environmental factors not personal weakness or a

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    Submitted: January 11, 2019 By: tarekhashish
  • Childhood Memory

    Childhood Memory

    Chelsey Stover GE119-OL McDuffie Childhood Memory Have you ever had that one spare moment just sitting on your couch and all of a sudden you get a vision that feels like déjà vu ? That is more like an Implicit Memory, which is a memory that is not consciously recalled and is produced via indirect processes. Because people do not consciously recall memories stored in implicit memory, it can be difficult to note when one is using this form of memory. My implicit memory consist of learning how to ride my bicycle when I was

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    Submitted: August 29, 2018 By: maylynn19
  • 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
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (ccc)

    Civilian Conservation Corps (ccc)

    Week 2 Journal Entry 1 I am in agreeance with the opinions of the article, we are all affected by juvenile crime. Sargent Shiver and Lyndon B. Johnson have been at he forefront of innovations to help prevent juvenile delinquency, through early intervention programs. As Sargent Shiver was the creator of the Head Start program, “the ultimate goal was to prepare kids to enter school – to give underprivileged kids a “head start” (Mills 3-4). Head Start’s desire was to have an impact on children at a very early age, “to improve intelligence, academic readiness

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    Essay Length: 577 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2019 By: horse
  • 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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    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
  • Cognitive Processes in Response to Goal Failure

    Cognitive Processes in Response to Goal Failure

    ANALYSIS PAPER ON COGNITIVE PROCESSES IN RESPONSE Analysis Paper on Cognitive Processes in Response to Goal Failure Emily Thrasher Peru State College ________________ The starting point for any research is to have a thesis or hypothesis. This study had a detailed and comprehensive hypothesis that explained what the research results might show. Although there are multiple variables included in the hypothesis, the researchers use multiple techniques to validate the study and account for the control needed for the experiment. For research to be a true experiment the researchers need to have a high degree of

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    Essay Length: 691 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2018 By: ert135212
  • 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
  • Cyberbullying - Effects of online Anonymity and online Aggression

    Cyberbullying - Effects of online Anonymity and online Aggression

    Dominic Padgett Effects of Online Anonymity and Online Aggression Kennesaw State University Today’s technically obsessed culture has created multiple avenues for people to connect online with friends, family, and new people that have expressed shared interests. Through these connections, people have the ability to share their thoughts, feelings, and opinions about a multiple range of topics and subjects. However, these thoughts, feelings, and opinions are not always positive or productive, and may in fact lean towards being abusive to other users. This is due in part that users within the online community have the ability

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    Essay Length: 1,302 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 31, 2019 By: Tristeen Bownes

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