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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

    Essay Length: 1,614 Words / 7 Pages
    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

    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

    Essay Length: 883 Words / 4 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,211 Words / 5 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,153 Words / 5 Pages
    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

    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

    Essay Length: 2,215 Words / 9 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 1,523 Words / 7 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 838 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2014 By: lanre
  • 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

    Essay Length: 521 Words / 3 Pages
    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

    Essay Length: 2,376 Words / 10 Pages
    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,

    Essay Length: 5,035 Words / 21 Pages
    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 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

    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

    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

    Essay Length: 1,508 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2017 By: mlg0823
  • 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

    Essay Length: 743 Words / 3 Pages
    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    Essay Length: 735 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2015 By: nilesh287
  • Effects of Stimulants on the Brain

    Effects of Stimulants on the Brain

    EFFECTS OF STIMULANTS ON THE BRAIN Effects of Stimulants on the Brain Kimberly K. Jones Liberty University Author Note Kimberly K. Jones, Social Work student, Liberty University. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Kimberly K. Jones, 34886 Morton Road, Langsville, Ohio 45741. E-mail: ________________ Abstact Psychostimulant use can cause changes in the brains. These changes are different for children and adults. Psychostimulant use will affect the brain differently, whether the medication is used at prescribed or whether taken in much larger quantities than recommended. The misuse of stimulants can be very dangerous

    Essay Length: 1,800 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2018 By: Kimberly Jones
  • 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

    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

    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

    Essay Length: 1,054 Words / 5 Pages
    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

    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

    Essay Length: 271 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2015 By: Jaime

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