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  • Adhd

    Adhd

    In this day and age, drugs are being prescribed without hesitation. In fact, many of these drugs are being prescribed for children with various disorders. One of these disorders is called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). An estimated five to ten percent of children are diagnosed with this syndrome. One of the methods to treat this disorder is to use stimulants, specifically Ritalin. This method is controversial because it has many side effects and its

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jack
  • Adhd

    Adhd

    The only thing that stands between a person and what they want from life; is merely the will to try and the faith to believe it is possible.” Many of you have heard this quote, but maybe few of you can relate to it. Taylor Wroboleski started our interview with those exact words. Nothing in this kids life has made him look at himself differently, but dealing with ADHD has proven to him that he

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    Essay Length: 544 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Victor
  • Adhd

    Adhd

    Hello Class, Over the years one has come to use quick fixes for just about everything and it has caused problems. This is what one would call the miracle pill and this pill is hypothetical to aid in getting rid of different problems. This can include weight loss, behavior problems, ones grades, and to increase the memory of some people. Nevertheless, anywhere there is a need or desire there are people that will and people

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    Submitted: November 13, 2016 By: alexander2016
  • Adhd Common in Children and Adults

    Adhd Common in Children and Adults

    Are you often distracted by extraneous noises or activities? Does it ever feel like you can’t seem to get anything done or keep organized? Does daydreaming pull you away from the task at hand? These questions and many others plague people daily who have attention disorders. There are two types of attention disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); both are defined as syndromes of disordered learning and disruptive behavior

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Adhd in Adolescence

    Adhd in Adolescence

    Running head: ADHD IN ADOLESCENCE ADHD in Adolescence Jodi Bridgeman Columbia College ADHD in Adolescence Parents are distressed when they receive a note from school saying that their child won't listen to the teacher or causes trouble in class. One possible reason for this kind of behavior is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Even though the child with ADHD often wants to be a good student, the impulsive behavior and difficulty paying attention in class

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Adhd in Children

    Adhd in Children

    In this day and age, drugs are being prescribed without hesitation. In fact, many of these drugs are being prescribed for children with various disorders. One of these disorders is called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). An estimated five to ten percent of children are diagnosed with this syndrome. One of the methods to treat this disorder is to use stimulants, specifically Ritalin. This method is controversial because it has many side effects and its

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    Essay Length: 333 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Adjustment

    Adjustment

    My cousin Kara just got married recently. She is about six years older than I am and has graduated from college and is ready to settle down. She has been planning her wedding for almost a year. It took a lot of time and effort to make her wedding day perfect. Just finding the dress took six months. On the day of the wedding tons of things went wrong but in the end it all

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    Essay Length: 1,051 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Adler

    Adler

    Classical Adlerian psychology is a values-based, fully-integrated, theory of personality, model of psychopathology, philosophy of living, strategy for preventative education, and technique of psychotherapy. Its mission is to encourage the development of psychologically healthy and cooperative individuals, couples, and families, in order to effectively pursue the ideals of social equality and democratic living . A vigorously optimistic and inspiring approach to psychotherapy, it balances the equally important needs for individual optimal development and social

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Administrative Management Theory

    Administrative Management Theory

    Our group project is on Henri Fayol’s “Administrative Management Theory”. As a group member I took on a task of researching his theory. Henri Fayol began his career as a junior Engineer in French Mining Company. His key work was “Administration Industrielle et Generale” which he published in 1916 ad later o pulished in Eglish I 1949. The administrative theory "emphasized management functions and attempted to generate broad administrative principles that would serve as guidelines

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Admiral Kurtz in Apocalypase Now

    Admiral Kurtz in Apocalypase Now

    Admiral Kurtz Apocalypse Now is a film about madness. In this film, Willard, played by Charlie Sheen, is sent through madness, reminiscent of Dantes' journey through hell. His mission is to kill Kurtz, who’s gone insane according to military intelligence. Kurtz has gone on his own, starting his own society in Cambodia, where his troops and the local tribes worship him as a god. Kurtz has committed murder by waging his own ferocious, independent

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Adolescence

    Adolescence

    Adolescence According to the dictionary, the word “Adolescence” is the stage of youth; or maturity. And yet, if you really think about it, that definition merely touches the surface. Adolescence is that part of ones life that he or she will never forget because it plays a big role in the formation of who that person will become. It is quite normal for parents to think they know their children; REALLY know their children. In

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Top
  • Adolescence Is a Period Often Considered as “difficult” Is It?

    Adolescence Is a Period Often Considered as “difficult” Is It?

    Adolescence depression has only been recognized as a real clinical problem for about twenty-two years. Before that time, children that exhibited signs that are now recognized as depression were thought to be behavioural problems that the child would grow out of. Psychiatrists believed that children were too emotionally and cognitively immature to suffer from true depression. Childhood was thought to be a carefree, happy time, void of worry and concerns and therefore it was thought

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Adolescent Behavioral Problems

    Adolescent Behavioral Problems

    Adolescent Behavioral Problems: Introduction This paper shall examine the field of child psychology in respect to the topic of conduct disorder (CD). In child psychology, conduct disorder is an extremely difficult subject to accurately address and clarify, due primarily to the need to distinguish between normal childhood behaviors and the onset or development of an actual disorder. Once a child matures to the stage where he or she is allowed into the school system, however,

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Anna
  • Adolescent Cognition

    Adolescent Cognition

    Adolescent Cognition: Thinking in a New Key Throughout history, adolescents changed their styles and their location in which they associate. It went from wearing penny loafers and hanging outside of drug stores to wearing athletic sneakers and hanging around the malls. Adolescents follow the reasoning of Aristotle: all men are mortal, Socrates is a man, and therefore Socrates is mortal. The first age of reasoning was focused on concrete operational thinking. Concrete operational thinking enabled

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • Adolescent Depression

    Adolescent Depression

    Depression is a disease that afflicts the human psyche in such a way that the afflicted tend to act and react abnormally toward others and themselves. Adolescent depression is greatly under diagnosed, and leads to serious difficulties in school, and personal adjustment. The reason why depression is often overlooked in children is because children are not always able to express how they feel. Therefore, teachers should be trained in dealing with depressed youths, and to

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Yan
  • Adolescent Depression

    Adolescent Depression

    Adolescent Depression Mental disorders represent the number one health problem for the United States and probably for the entire human population. Some studies estimate that approximately one-third of all Americans suffer from some sort of emotional disturbance. Depression will affect as many as twenty percent of all of us one time or another in our lives. Severe anxiety is even more common. Depression has been a part of human existence since ancient times. Depression is

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: July
  • Adolescent Depression

    Adolescent Depression

    Adolescent Depression Depression is something that I really have had no experience with in my life. Personally, I might have thought about killing myself figuratively at one specific point in my life. I thought about what the consequences would be and how it would effect the people who surround me in my life. As soon as these thoughts raced through my mind, I quickly realized that suicide is the wrong way to deal with life.

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Adolescent Depression and Suicide

    Adolescent Depression and Suicide

    SUMMARY: Only in the past two decades, have depression and suicide been taken seriously. Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood and thoughts. Depression affects the way a person eats and sleeps, feels about themselves, and the way they think of the things around them. It comes as no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Janna
  • Adolescent Depression and Suicide: Early Detection and Treatment the Key

    Adolescent Depression and Suicide: Early Detection and Treatment the Key

    Adolescent Depression and Suicide: Early Detection and Treatment the Key Only in the past two decades has depression in adolescents been taken seriously. Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood and thoughts. It affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about oneself, and the way one thinks about things. Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Adolescent Depression: The Under Acknowledged Disease

    Adolescent Depression: The Under Acknowledged Disease

    Depression is a disease that afflicts the human psyche in such a way that the afflicted tends to act and react abnormally toward others and themselves. Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is

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    Submitted: January 12, 2009 By: Jon
  • Adolescent Eating Disorders

    Adolescent Eating Disorders

    With children as early as age 7 showing dissatisfaction with their body, and as young as 9 starting dieting, eating disorders are a serious issue in our society. Taking a look at perceptions, behaviors, and medical issues associated with the disorders of anorexia and bulimia, scholars have tried to categorize and find answers to the problems which certain adolescents suffer. In this paper I focused on the two major eating disorders of anorexia and bulimia.

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Adolescent Egocentrism

    Adolescent Egocentrism

    Adolescent Egocentrism Piaget’s theory’s have proved helpful for the understanding of children’s behavior, one area he observed was adolescents. He came up with the concept that during this period the egocentric stage reappears. The main aspect of this stage is more of a social and cognitive emphasize as well as a personal fable and the creation of an imaginaive audience (Santrock 2007). During this stage the adolescent tends to create a belief that they are

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Artur
  • Adolescent Experiences

    Adolescent Experiences

    An experience I had as a child that affected my self-esteem would be maturing and growing faster than the “other” kids. I was always taller than them and would get made fun for being “bigger, fatter or stupid” because they thought I was older and I flunked. When I moved to a new school in fourth grade I had braces, too. Everyone thought I was in the wrong class/grade. This hurt my feelings as well.

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Adolescent Girls

    Adolescent Girls

    This study examined the perceived role of three types of sociocultural agents (peers, parents, and media) in influencing body dissatisfaction and dietary restraint in adolescent girls. Participants were 577 grade 10 girls from six schools who completed questionnaires in class and had height and weight measured. Two path analyses resulted in a similar pattern. While current body size strongly predicted ideal body size and body dissatisfaction, perceived influence of multiple sociocultural agents regarding thinness

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    Essay Length: 457 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Adolescent Mental Health Facilities

    Adolescent Mental Health Facilities

    Adolescent Mental Health Facilities An adolescent is defined to be someone who has undergone puberty but has not yet reached full adulthood. This time usually begins at the start of middle school. It is a very stressful time for most adolescents because of all the changes going on around them. Not only are they dealing with social stresses, but things at home might not be all right. They may be starting to use drugs, or

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • Adolescent Substance Abuse

    Adolescent Substance Abuse

    Playing with Children’s Minds: The Psychological Effects of Tobacco Advertisements on Children Table of Contents • How do Tobacco Advertisers Apply Behavioral Learning Principles in Ads? • What Psychological Tactics do Advertisers Use to Get Children to Buy Their Products? • How Effective are the Psychological Tactics Used in Tobacco Ads in Getting Children to Purchase Their Products? How do Tobacco Advertisers Apply Behavioral Learning Principles in Ads? Having a better understanding and a

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Adolescent Victimization and Associated Suicidal and Violent Behaviors

    Adolescent Victimization and Associated Suicidal and Violent Behaviors

    Required Reading #2: Adolescent Victimization and Associated Suicidal and Violent Behaviors. Summary In this study the relationship between victimization and both suicidal and violent behaviors was studied in high school students across New York State with the exception of the city of New York. It was also sought to be seen if there are differences between male and females in this area. Females were shown to have a higher prevalence of suicidal tendencies only.

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    Essay Length: 1,453 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Adolescent Years

    Adolescent Years

    Adolescent Years Paper Adolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood; it generally refers to a period ranging from age 11 and 19. Adolescence has many psychological and social stages, as well as biological. The beginning of adolescence is usually marked with the beginning of puberty. Adolescence can be prolonged, brief, or practically nonexistent, depending on the type of culture in which it occurs. Adolescence is somewhere between childhood and adulthood. It is filled

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    Essay Length: 2,509 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Edward
  • Adolescents

    Adolescents

    Today many adolescents are influenced to cause acts of violence because of their peers. Peers play A strong role in the development of the adolescent to becoming A social or anti-social individual. Many factors cause the acts of violence between adolescents bullying, non-conformity and jealousy. For the longest of time children and adolescents are judged through different characteristics making them popular or outcasts in society . A adolescent is seen by their peers as being

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    Essay Length: 303 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Adolescents in Transition in India

    Adolescents in Transition in India

    ADOLESCENTS IN TRANSITION Ever since Margaret Meed (1928) published her famous study, Coming of Age in Samoa, scholars from different disciplines have disagreed over the extent to which adolescence – as a life stage or as a development period – is biologically programmed. Biological factors contribute in no less way than other factors in determining the timing of adolescence. Simmons and Blyth (1987) conducted a pioneering study on how biological changes accompanying puberty may have

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    Essay Length: 1,567 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina

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