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  • Adolescents with Self-Mutilation Behavior

    Adolescents with Self-Mutilation Behavior

    Megan Mahoney Abnormal Psychology Dr. Cohen 12-5-2005 Nock, Matthew K., and Mitchell J. Prinstein. "Contextual Features and Behavioral Functions of Self-Mutilation Among Adolescents." Journal of Abnormal Psychology 114 (2005): 140-149. PsycARTICLES. EBSCO. Kean, Union. 5 Dec. 2005. Path: Psychology. The article I read was on adolescent self-mutilation behavior. The previous studies said there were four reasons for SMB: automatic negative reinforcement, to stop bad feelings, automatic positive reinforcement, to feel something, even if it is

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Adolf Hitler Mein Kampf “psychology of Propaganda

    Adolf Hitler Mein Kampf “psychology of Propaganda

    Distorted Mirror of Reality “All propaganda must be popular and its intellectual level must be adjusted to the most limited intelligence among those it is addressed to, consequently, the greater the mass it is intended to reach, the lower its purely intellectual level will have to be.” ~Adolf Hitler Mein Kampf “Psychology of Propaganda” Fascism is a form of counter-revolutionary politics that first arose in the early part of the twentieth-century in Europe. It was

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Monika
  • Adopted Children

    Adopted Children

    Not just the kids, but the adoptive parents also ask themselves questions: doubting their acceptance. A good question that comes to mind is whether or not; they can create a bound with the child. According to an adoption Corporation called “PACT”, no, they cannot bond with the adopted child. They feel, “Bounding is a one-way process that begins in the birth mother during pregnancy and continues through the first few days of life.” (1-2)

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: regina
  • Adoption

    Adoption

    The Adoption Institute recognizes 1.5 million adopted children at this time in the United States, which is over two percent of all children. About five million people in the US, both children and adults, were adopted, at a contemporary rate of about 100,000 adoptions a year. 60 percent of all Americans know an adopted person, know someone who has adopted a child or know a mother who has relinquished her child to adoption. This substantial

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Adoption

    Adoption

    Although the adoption design is the most powerful method to disentangle nature and nurture, it has not been applied previously to developmental speech or language disorders. The present study examined the speech outcomes of 156 adopted and nonadopted children at varying risk for speech disorders based upon self-reported parental speech history. The sample consisted of four groups: (a) 16 adopted children with an affected biological parent; (b) 19 adopted children with an affected adoptive parent;

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Adoption Process

    Adoption Process

    Adoption: The Process Adoption is metamorphosing into a radical new process that is both sweeping the nation and changing it. But this process is not an easy one, there are many steps to go through. Through research it is made a lot easier. Adoption is a also a highly visible example of a social institution that has benefits from and been reshaped by both the Internet and the exponential growth of alternative lifestyles, from single

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Vika
  • Adoption: Homosexual Parents

    Adoption: Homosexual Parents

    According to a dictionary, the definition of adoption is the formal legal process to adopt and raise as one's own child. Well in our country we see nothing wrong with adoption. On the contrary, we see adoption as a wonderful act for people to take a child into their homes and give them love, support, and a future that they did not receive from their real parents. But the word "adoption" becomes controversial after homosexuals

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Adoration of the Magi

    Adoration of the Magi

    Iconographical Analysis: di Nardo, “Adoration of the Magi” The painting “Adoration of the Magi” by di Nardo portrays the three Magi approaching the baby Jesus and the Virgin Mary. However, there is much more to it than just this familiar scene from Judeo-Christian lore. When approaching this painting in order to analyze it iconographically, it is necessary to first look at all aspects of the form. If this aspect is ignored, it provides for an

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder

    Adult Attention Deficit Disorder

    Attention Deficit Disorder is commonly known to be a disorder among young children and adolescents. It is believed that most children will outgrow this disorder. Studies have shown that Attention Deficit Disorder can carry over into adulthood, hence the newest term for this disorder, Adult ADD. Adult Attention Deficit Disorder or adult ADD has become more widely accepted. An estimated 2 percent to 4 percent of U.S. adults have ADD. An estimated 67 percent

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Edward
  • Adult Learning

    Adult Learning

    I always thought that when I was 24 I would be teaching a class of rowdy high school students how to write and English paper but instead I'm the one writing a paper and about myself nonetheless for my teacher. As you will read in this paper about me you will find out how I went from wanting to be a high school English teacher to becoming a preschool teacher, wife and mom. I will

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • Adult Learning Theories

    Adult Learning Theories

    “Adult Learning Theories” My brother and I are completely different people in the learning process. While he can remain attentive in the classroom for extended periods of time, I cannot. Sitting in a classroom listening and interacting with others is tedious for me, which often results in my mind wandering off. In contrast, my brother thrives in that environment, frequently making solid grades. Does this mean he is smarter than me? Absolutely not. Adults learn

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: regina
  • Adultery

    Adultery

    Adultery "Why did it happen?" "How long has this been going on?" "Does this mean my relationship is over?" Many people asked themselves these questions and similar after an unfaithful partner has been discovered. There are many answers to those questions, but never a simple one. Some people are unfaithful for reasons that lie in their past, for example a history of adultery between their parents in their marriage. Others are unfaithful because of how

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    Submitted: July 28, 2010 By: Dina
  • Adults Are More Mature When It Comes to Teens

    Adults Are More Mature When It Comes to Teens

    Adults are more mature when it comes to Teens. In the United States today, teenagers will have to build the maturity levels and their responsibilities in order to become a successful adult, with a high paying job. The differences that separate the adults from the teens are their responsibilities, self-centeredness, and the jobs that are offered. Although successful adults have some of the same traits they were once immature teens too. There are a

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Anna
  • Advancements in Schizophrenia

    Advancements in Schizophrenia

    Treatments and advancements for those suffering from Schizophrenia as well as many other mental illnesses are constantly being developed or put into the research phase to test their effectiveness. Recently in the June/ July 2006 issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, high nicotine use has been linked to patients with Schizophrenia. Approximately 85% of those suffering from the mental condition are heavy smokers. This high use of nicotine has been the cause

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    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Affair in Schools

    Affair in Schools

    Student Name: Luciana Mazieiro Class: Education 40 The Affair Affair in schools is a complicated issue for many years in this country. I believe that when students and professors sleep together brings many different things to think about it. Morality, respect and professionalism are the keys for that kind of behavior. This mostly happens with younger students like this one. Coming from a professor with more experience this student takes this as a normal thing

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Jack
  • Affect of Technology in Music Industry

    Affect of Technology in Music Industry

    The music industry has come a long way since those dreadful days of the mono recordings. Back then, artists, producers, and engineers didn’t have as much of a choice of what equipment that would use to get their recordings done. With the advancement in technology and new innovations constantly being created in the music industry, the opportunities are endless. If you look up the definition of technology you will see the words industry and commerce,

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Bred
  • Affective Behavior - Importance of Testing Affective Behavior

    Affective Behavior - Importance of Testing Affective Behavior

    Running head: Affective Behavior Affective Behavior By: Andrew Heisler Albertson College of Idaho Introduction Affective Behavior is a frequently debated topic in Physical Education. Many physical educators believe in the principles behind testing the affective domain. However, a large number of physical educators have issues with testing this domain. Affective Behavior “involves the interests, appreciations, attitudes, values, and emotional bias of an individual” ( Miller, 2006, p.281). This behavior is reflected through an individual’s feelings

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: July
  • Affects of Child Abuse

    Affects of Child Abuse

    Children who are physically or psychologically abused, will act more violently than those who are not abused. It does not matter, what kind of abuse they are subjected to, it will still have an effect on the child. They will think that what they saw or heard is normal because they were not taught anything else. The research I have done, supports my topic on all kinds of levels. George, T. I. (1999). Children’s Health

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Monika
  • Affects of Frontal Lobe Damage

    Affects of Frontal Lobe Damage

    Damage to the frontal lobe cortex of the brain can cause difficulty in everyday activities. The frontal lobes role in people’s behavior includes executive processes, language, emotional expression and movement. Ryan Godfrey has difficulties in some areas of executive processes due to the damage tumors caused in his brain. Ryan and others with frontal lobe damage can benefit from knowing these deficits by taking steps to reduce their impact. The brain tends to compensate for

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Jon
  • Affects of Obama as President

    Affects of Obama as President

    On November 4, 2008 history was made. At 11pm the results of the President election were called. Barrack Obama was announced as our first African American President of the United States. This day would be a day that will be etched in many of our minds for the rest of our lives. I speak for myself when I say I look forward to the next 4 years to see what he does to help change

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Steve
  • Affects of Prenatal Developement

    Affects of Prenatal Developement

    Affects of Prenatal Developement There are many causes of possible harm to a developing baby; including things like environmental concerns such as toxic chemicals, fumes and poisons, to drugs including smoking and alcohol. These things can hinder the fragile process of prenatal development or even terminate the pregnancy. As a pregnant mother, one would probably wonder how to prevent these things from happening. I believe that proper prenatal care will ensure a much greater

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jon
  • Affects of Repressed Memories in the Human Mind

    Affects of Repressed Memories in the Human Mind

    Repressed Memories 1 Affects of Repressed Memories in the Human Mind Repressed Memories 2 Affects of Repressed Memories in the Human Mind Often times, many individuals experience trauma during their childhood or early in their lives. They then for some reason or another, forget the memories. These memories are called repressed, and in this report, you will be informed about repressed memories. You will also read about how repressed memories can affect your actions and

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: David
  • Affects of Schizophrenia

    Affects of Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia Schizophrenia from the Greek word meaning “split mind” is a mental disorder that has been affecting men and women since 2000 B.C. Symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thoughts and speech usually occur in the late teens or early twenties and continue throughout a life time. Although the symptoms can be eased with medication it’s a disorder that will never completely go away. Schizophrenia affects not only the person with the disorder but

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Edward
  • Affirmations for Relationships

    Affirmations for Relationships

    Affirmations For Relationships · I am positive, secure and confident in myself: therefore, positive, secure, confident people are attracted to me everyday. · I know clearly who I am and what I want in personal relationships. · I attract powerfully positive and healthy people into my life. · I am caring, wise, supportive and fun to be with. · I feel completely at ease and comfortable with all people. · I am a winner in

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: July
  • Affluent Adolescents, Depression, and Drug Use: The Role of Adults in Their Lives.

    Affluent Adolescents, Depression, and Drug Use: The Role of Adults in Their Lives.

    Affluent Adolescents, Depression, and Drug Use: The Role of Adults in Their Lives. Are affluent suburban adolescents at greater risk for depression and drug use than both middle-class and lower-class youth? “Contrary to popular belief, money does not necessarily make one less at risk for mental illness (Czechzentmehayli, 1999).” (Bogard, 2005). It actually seems that more and more high-class teens are depressed or using drugs on a daily basis than ever before. Although many people

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Top
  • Affluenza

    Affluenza

    After considering the symptoms of affluenza, only three of them are prevalent in myself or around me. The first symptom that I suffer from is that I am running out of room to store my stuff; more or less because of “shopping fever”. Even though I don’t think I am infected with affluenza, there are a large number of people in developed countries who are. It can be very detrimental, however, there are some

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Affluenza

    Affluenza

    Affluenza After considering the symptoms of affluenza, only three of them are prevalent in myself or around me. The first symptom that I suffer from is that I am running out of room to store my stuff; more or less because of “shopping fever”. Even though I don’t think I am infected with affluenza, there are a large number of people in developed countries who are. It can be very detrimental, however, there are

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Jack
  • Against Hate Speech

    Against Hate Speech

    Against Hate Speech Hate crimes are done too frequently in the United States. Although we have laws that supposedly regulate them, many people still feel the need to commit acts of violence on people that are different than them. Many of these crimes originate with some sort of hate speech. People get ideas from other people, passed down from previous generations. Some people don’t find anything wrong with verbally abusing another human. Some world leaders

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Jon
  • Age Discrimination in the Workforce

    Age Discrimination in the Workforce

    In today’s culture, people believe that the younger generation is more flexible, vibrant, enthusiastic, and willing to work longer hours. American society believes that the younger generation should be taking over the workforce and the older generation should be retiring. Our society does not realize that they are discriminating against the elderly by not letting them work because of their age. There is a law that was passed in 1967 called the Age Discrimination Employment

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Age of Beauty? or Two?

    Age of Beauty? or Two?

    An Age of Beauty? Or Two? Imagine this. There’s a war going on and you are on the front lines. You stand at attention and are expected to use your gun the second any enemy crosses that line. Enemies could strike at any minute, while all you can do is wait. After being away from home for a year, you return to flags waving and community praise. Your friends want to go out and celebrate

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Vika

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