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  • A Comaprison of Freud and Fromm

    A Comaprison of Freud and Fromm

    Sigmund Freud was born in Monrovia on May 6,1856. He entered the University of Vienna in 1873 at the age of 17. He finished his degree in 1881. Freud died in England in 1939. He was an active therapist, theorist and writer to the very end. ( Ewen 19-20) Erich Fromm was born four years after Freud in 1900 in Frankfurt, Germany. Unlike Freud, Fromm had no medical training in his background. He received his

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Comparison of Impulse Disorders and Dependency Vs. Internet Addiction

    A Comparison of Impulse Disorders and Dependency Vs. Internet Addiction

    NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY ASSIGNMENT COVER SHEET THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED IN PSY 7102-7 Dora Finnamore, EdD Scholarly Writing and Professional Communication in Psychology Writing Skills Problem Statement Research Articles Faculty Use Only <Faculty comments here> <Faculty Name> <Grade Earned> A Comparison of Impulse Disorders and Dependency; vis-à-vis Internet Addiction David A. Dawson Northcentral University There are a number of anecdotal reports indicative of people becoming addicted to the Internet in much the same way

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    Submitted: October 11, 2016 By: Mildew
  • A Day in the Life of a Bipolar Man

    A Day in the Life of a Bipolar Man

    A Day in the Life of a Bipolar Man For the past three years I have suffered from a psychological disorder named, bipolar 2 disorder . Bipolar disorder is a condition that causes extreme shifts in mood, energy, and functioning (Santrock 412). I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder three years ago. The disorder typically emerges in adolescence or early adulthood and affects people throughout their lifespan. Although traditionally thought of as an adult disorder, there

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Dsm-Iv Diagnosis as Applied to the Portrayed Character John Nash in the Film

    A Dsm-Iv Diagnosis as Applied to the Portrayed Character John Nash in the Film

    A DSM-IV Diagnosis as applied to the portrayed character John Nash in the film “A Beautiful Mind” In the movie, “A Beautiful Mind”, John Nash displays classic positive symptoms of a schizophrenic. This movie does a fair job in portraying the personality and daily suffering of someone who is affected by the disease, although the film does not give a completely historically accurate account. In the film, John Nash would fall into the category of

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Grim Reunion

    A Grim Reunion

    A Grim Reunion It was a lovely spring day outside, and somewhere a chorus of birds sang sweetly, but Greg Rizzo did not hear them. He was much too preoccupied to notice. Greg stared up at the familiar house. The house was exactly where the master had said it would be. Every direction Greg had been given had been exact, down to the number of steps leading up to the door-13. Greg let out a

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • A Hystory of Hypnosis

    A Hystory of Hypnosis

    A Hystory of Hypnosis Home Vitamins Thermometers Blood pressure Skincare Hot Supplements Hypnosis Women Men Weight loss Stop Smoking Erotic Hypnosis Self Hypnosis Personal Protection Links Dr. Franz Friedrich Anton Mesmer was an Austrian physician who was infamous for inducing a hypnotic and trancelike state in human beings as a curative remedy. This process of mesmerism, as it soon became known, was powerful enough to exercise an extraordinary influence on the human body. The

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Letter About Psychological Therapy

    A Letter About Psychological Therapy

    Hey, I know you asked me for advice about taking your mom to therapy. Well, don’t worry about it too much because therapy (thanks to people like Philippe Pinel and Dorothea Dix) is not like old times where they used to practice brutal treatments like beating people and stuff. Right now, there are three kinds of therapies. One of them is psychotherapy which is like, using psychological techniques. The second is a biomedical method which

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    Submitted: January 6, 2017 By: jenderesak
  • A Look at Lizzie Borden

    A Look at Lizzie Borden

    First 2-3 words of Title A Look at Lizzie Borden Natalie Inzero Southern New Hampshire University ________________ Abstract "Lizzie Borden took a axe, and gave her mom forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her dad forty-one." Actually the Bordens got just 29 whacks, not the 81 recommended by the well-known jingle, but rather the notoriety of the ballad is a demonstration of the general population's interest with the 1893 homicide

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    Submitted: February 8, 2017 By: Natalie Inzero
  • A Look at Silence of the Lambs

    A Look at Silence of the Lambs

    Silence of the Lambs In the book Silence of the Lambs (Harris, 1988) the whole plot is based around three main characters. Clarice Starling, a precociously self-disciplined FBI trainee who is put into the position of trying to unravel the mind of an evil genius, Hannibal the cannibal Lecter, in order to find the answers needed to capture the serial killer, Jame Gumb, also known as Buffalo Bill. Hannibal the Cannibal Lecter, a former psychiatrist,

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Artur
  • A Look Deeper at Personality Disorders

    A Look Deeper at Personality Disorders

    A look deeper at Personality Disorders A look deeper at Personality Disorders Kristine L King Empire State University Abnormal Psychology 1 A look deeper at Personality Disorders A personality disorder is a blanket term which describes a condition in people who seem unable to regulate their thoughts, feelings and behaviors which in turn leads them to act in negative, harmful or destructive ways. The DSM-V lists ten distinct personality disorders. Different from some stress-related or

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    Submitted: February 24, 2016 By: krisking
  • A Look into Psychoanalysis

    A Look into Psychoanalysis

    Psychoanalysis had its beginning with the discovery that a person in complete physical health could experience an illness with physical symptoms that stemmed from things trapped in the subconscious known as hysteria. Charcot, a French neurologist tried to liberate the mind through hypnosis. A Viennese physician, Josef Breuer, carried this purging further with a process based on his patient, Anna O., revealing her thoughts and feelings to him. Sigmund Freud took Breuer’s method and

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Stenly
  • A Manager’s Guide

    A Manager’s Guide

    A manager’s guide 26 R suggests the need to be relaxed or natural in our non-verbal behavior. It shows we are comfortable and interested in the other person. Fidgeting or nervousness shows a lack of interest or desire to be somewhere else. Aboriginal culture has adopted many of the attitudes of North American whites. In most situations facing a person squarely, adopting and open posture, and maintaining eye contact are used. However, in listening to

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Message Is Worth Least Without a Source

    A Message Is Worth Least Without a Source

    A message is worth least without a source An Attitude is a mixture of belief and emotion that predisposes a person to respond to other people, object, or institutions in a positive or negative way (Mitterer& Coon, 2007,p.632). Attitudes summarize our evaluation of objects (Oskamp & Schultz, 2005).Put another way, evaluation of objects come before an attitude formation. Understanding how an attitude is formed is prerequisite for examining how do sources play a prominent role

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Metaphysical Dialogue

    A Metaphysical Dialogue

    Lindsey van Steenis (5650798) D.A. Hassler-forest British and American Culture 29-10-08 A Metaphysical Dialogue An early modern poem analysed in terms of metaphysical poetry. Poetry has been around since before classical times and has changed a lot since then. In the seventeenth-century there emerged a unique type of poetry which had a metaphysical nature. This means that people at that time were concerned with the relationship between macro- and microcosm or, in other words, the

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • A Modest Proposal

    A Modest Proposal

    Leonard Pitts takes position on the side with the New Yorker's; he sympathizes with magazine because the cruelty satire inflicted upon him when defending "media accuracy". Pitts liked the illustration published by the New Yorker depicting Barack Obama and, his wife, Michelle, he felt as though it justified and represented the fear of Obama's presidency. The cover was representative of fears in relation to Obama's run for presidency; Obama wearing a turban while bumping fists

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • A Multisexed Species

    A Multisexed Species

    Michelle C. Aca Glory Novem B. Marapao Introduction " We are… a multisexed species." These are the words, a little over ten years ago- and that liberating recognition saved John Stoltenberg's life. All the time he was growing up, he knew that there was something really problematical in his relationship to manhood. Inside, deep inside, he never believed that he was fully male- he never believed he was growing up enough of a man. He

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • A New Chapter

    A New Chapter

    A New Chapter Single mother. Two words I never thought I would associate with myself. I planned on being married forever and raising my two children and living happily ever after. I quickly learned life doesn't go as planned. So, now after two years of wondering in the dark it is time to open a new chapter of my life. This paper will help me to explain the experiences that brought me to this point.

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Top
  • A Perfect Friend

    A Perfect Friend

    A PERFECT FRIEND As time advances, it seems impossible to have a perfect friendship. Immorality issues, cut throat competition and other strife have forced a wedge between humans. Woman to Woman, Man to Man and Man to Woman; it doesn't matter. So many friendships don't last, are incomplete or are taken for granted. It seems a pure, unconditional genuine friendship is virtually impossible. Greed surpasses and a me-first attitude prevails which results in hurt, deceit

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • A Promising Future

    A Promising Future

    The recent rise in terrorism has brought attention on the futures of children and families whose lives are primarily affected. The concern for children has been the focus with UNICEF for over 70 years, centered on ways in which early childhood professionals can help implement peace within children. Since war is an ongoing conflict within war-stricken countries it is important to develop children who are leaders of peace and tolerance within their society. Why

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Top
  • A Psychiatrist Can Also Be Abnormal

    A Psychiatrist Can Also Be Abnormal

    A psychiatrist can also be abnormal One of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century is Dr. Sigmund Freud. He is a doctor, psychologist and also the father of few of the most intriguing developments and theories in this vast field of thought and process. He is easily recognizable by his wise gray hair, cigar in hand, well-trimmed beard and a very elegant sense of dressing. His piercing eyes seem to penetrate the human

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Psychoanalysis Perspective on the Picture of Dorian Gray

    A Psychoanalysis Perspective on the Picture of Dorian Gray

    A Psychoanalysis of "The Picture of Dorian Gray" 1. Departure from Formalism Literature ceases to be a special way to organize language for aesthetic purposes, and is a pervasive explanation of the human mind. The text is a result of processes in the mind of the author, and functions as a way to uncover his unconscious. 2. General characteristics of Psychoanalysis Text has an expressive function. Focus on the author. Also called "hermeneutics of distrust"

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    Submitted: April 30, 2011 By: roxanapetrescu
  • A Psychological Approach to Ethics

    A Psychological Approach to Ethics

    A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH TO ETHICS ABSTRACT This article has the purpose of calling attention to C.G. Jung's archetypal concept of the Self as an approach to ethics. The distinction between simple morality and transcendent ethics is established. Comparison is made between the archetype of the Self and Kant's Categorical Imperative. Freud's Superego, however. is assimilated to a "natural" outlook on morality, such as the notion of Altruism in sociobiology. The Superego is only the psychic

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    Submitted: April 24, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Psychological Aspect of Susan Smith: Dependent Personality Disorder

    A Psychological Aspect of Susan Smith: Dependent Personality Disorder

    A Psychological Aspect of Susan Smith: Dependent Personality Disorder On October 25, 1994, Susan Smith drowned her two sons, Michael and Alex, in the John D. Long Lake in Union County, South Carolina. For nine days she lied about knowing where the boys were. On November 3, she confessed to the killings and would soon go to trial. Susan’s defense team hired a psychiatrist to conduct a psychiatric evaluation of her. She was diagnosed as

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    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Psychologist

    A Psychologist

    Biography Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was born on September 14, 1849 at Ryazan, where his father, Peter Dmitrievich Pavlov, was a village priest. He was educated first at the church school in Ryazan and then at the theological seminary there. Inspired by the progressive ideas which D. I. Pisarev, the most eminent of the Russian literary critics of the 1860's and I. M. Sechenov, the father of Russian physiology, were spreading, Pavlov abandoned his religious career

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Psychologist

    A Psychologist

    Biography Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was born on September 14, 1849 at Ryazan, where his father, Peter Dmitrievich Pavlov, was a village priest. He was educated first at the church school in Ryazan and then at the theological seminary there. Inspired by the progressive ideas which D. I. Pisarev, the most eminent of the Russian literary critics of the 1860's and I. M. Sechenov, the father of Russian physiology, were spreading, Pavlov abandoned his religious career

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Yan
  • A Qualitative Study Showing How Childhood Experiences of Attachment and Separation Can Affect Relationships in Adulthood

    A Qualitative Study Showing How Childhood Experiences of Attachment and Separation Can Affect Relationships in Adulthood

    A qualitative study showing how childhood experiences of attachment and separation can affect relationships in adulthood. Abstract This qualitative research was conducted to ascertain if the attachment style a person has as an adult is created or influenced by his/her interactions with early childhood experiences. The research was carried out by means of a thematic analysis of an interview of a married middle-aged couple. The interviews bought the themes of Work, Childhood and Relationships to

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Max
  • A Reaction: Mga Munting Tinig

    A Reaction: Mga Munting Tinig

    MGA MUNTING TINIG “At every step, the child should be allowed to meet real experiences in life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses” -Ellen Key, Swedish reformer and educationalist The realities that besiege Philippine society nowadays greatly affect Filipinos, men, women, young and old. Children are at high risk of suffering the enormous effects of poverty, illiteracy, poor health and insurgency to name a few, effects which could corrupt their hearts and

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: July
  • A Reflexive Science of Consciousness

    A Reflexive Science of Consciousness

    ABSTRACT Classical ways of viewing the relation of consciousness to the brain and physical world make it difficult to see how consciousness can be a subject of scientific study. In contrast to physical events, it seems to be private, subjective, and viewable only from a subject's first-person perspective. But much of psychology does investigate human experience, which suggests that classical ways of viewing these relations must be wrong. An alternative, Reflexive model is outlined along

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Artur
  • A Replication of the Stroop Effect

    A Replication of the Stroop Effect

    A Replication of the Stroop Effect Kimber-Ann Cook Broughton High School 3/26/08 Ms. Greene IB Psychology SL 1, 738 Abstract The Stroop (1935) effect is the inability to ignore a color word when the task is to report the ink color of that word (i.e., to say "green" to the word RED in green ink). The present study investigated whether object-based processing contributes to the Stroop effect. According to this view, observers are unable to

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: regina
  • A Response to " Annie John"

    A Response to " Annie John"

    Adolescent Psychology Response Paper to Annie John Response Paper for Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid Annie John was, in my opinion, as poignant and universal a book dealing with adolescence as I have ever come across. The fact that it was the story of an adolescent girl, and that it took place in Antigua, in a vastly different racial, social, and economic climate than in which I personally grew up in, did nothing to lessen

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike

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