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  • Multiple Personality Disorder

    Multiple Personality Disorder

    Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) or Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) was first recognized in the 1700's but was not understood so therefore it was forgotten. Many cases show up in medical records through the years, but in 1905, Dr. Morton Prince wrote a book about MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER that is a foundation for the disorder. A few years after it was published Sigmund Freud dismissed the disorder and this dropped it from being discussed at any

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • Multiple Personality Disorder

    Multiple Personality Disorder

    Multiple Personality Disorder Have you ever heard the expression, "God, It's like she has a multiple personality?" That is an expression that has been heard often. The truth of the matter is that multiple personality, now known as Dissociative Identity Disorder is a very serious disabling illness. In fact, 3-4% of the U.S. population is hospitalized for Dissociative Identity Disorder every year. Dissociative Identity Disorder is when a person has more than one personality. He/She

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Yan
  • Multiple Personality Disorder

    Multiple Personality Disorder

    Multiple Personality Multiple Personalities, also known as split personality is defined as a disorder in which an individual displays several functionally dissociated personalities, each of a complexity comparable to that of a normal individual. Multiple Personalities disorder occurs in many people across America , it does not discriminate. It affects men and women of every race no matter the age. Their has been cases reported of Multiple Personalities in children as well as adults and

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Bred
  • Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

    Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

    "He slides his blade across my taut muscle like a bow to a violin. Please don't do this to me. He has broken the seal of my body. Blood flows from the slit and rushes; staining, screaming across the cool white sheet. My mother is making it up. I flop my head side to side, panting. Please don't do this to me. I look down; blood flows out of me, red races across the field

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Victor
  • Music and Psychology

    Music and Psychology

    "Human personality in principle develops according to steps predetermined in the growing person's readiness to be driven toward, to be aware of and to interact with a widening social radius"(Erik Erikson). How does an individual know when they have found their “true” self? How can one understand the many stages of learning? It took one man by the name of Erik Erikson to explain the psychological development that we, as human beings, undertake. Under Erikson’s

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: David
  • Musical Development as a Cognitive Ability

    Musical Development as a Cognitive Ability

    Musical Development as a Cognitive Ability Cognitive Psychology Abstract This paper discusses theories of cognitive development and its relationship to musical development. Cognitive development is closely related to musical development and learning. Jean Piaget developed theories of the cognitive development in children. Musicologists have developed theories on how musical development has cognitive components. Cognitive development is acquired through interaction with an environment, just as musical development is acquired through interaction with a musical environment.

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: regina
  • My Believes on Teen Pregnancies

    My Believes on Teen Pregnancies

    My Believes on Teen Pregnancies Teen pregnancy is one of the world’s most major epidemics. This reason being because many teens use it as a way to think of themselves as adults. In my opinion, teen’s pregnancy is a bad thing for our society as a whole. Positively, it only helps the population. My reason for speaking against it is that this is the main reason so many babies are killed due to abortions. There

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • My Experience with Classical Conditioning

    My Experience with Classical Conditioning

    Classical Conditioning My Experience with Classical Conditioning Though it may be difficult to believe, I had never tasted a sip of alcohol until my freshman year of college. A combination of dedication to my sport, track and field, fear of my fatherЎ¦s reprisal, and dreams of getting a scholarship kept me from indulging in the normal temptations that teenagers succumb to during my high school years. But being on my own in college and having

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    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Anna
  • My Hero Joan of Arc

    My Hero Joan of Arc

    In my life there are many ups and downs, there are good times and there are bad times and there are in between times. When you feel that you have hit rock bottom you have to pick your self up off the floor and keep going no matter what. I have had a lot of good experiences in my life that I think have helped form the person I am today, I was loved at

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

    My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

    Running head: MY PERSONAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses David Walker University of Georgia My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses I believe life itself is like a roller-coaster ride of learning experiences and within those experiences we all have strengths and weaknesses that define us. Familiarizing ourselves with our strong and weak points can help us become more well-rounded and self confident individuals. By writing this paper, I will undoubtedly identify each of

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Jack
  • My Personal Weaknesses and Goals

    My Personal Weaknesses and Goals

    My personal strengths and weakness varies. I find that my perfectionist attitude is not only my strengths but also one of my weaknesses, actually a very big weakness at time. What I have had to learn to accept is failure. I had a very hard time with that as a teenage, but also as an adult. I tend to be very hard on others and myself when It involves failure or not perfectly done. In

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Victor
  • My Phlosophy on Education

    My Phlosophy on Education

    My Philosophy on Education When I first read over the assignment on educational philosophy, it was not something I gave much thought to. It also seemed like a daunting task as I read the handout. The terminology alone was foreign, Metaphysics, Epistemology and Axiology. I had to look Axiology up in the dictionary, I thought it might be some sort of medieval craft lumberjacks practiced. Then when reading chapter nine things became somewhat clearer

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Victor
  • My Research-Based Theory of Teaching

    My Research-Based Theory of Teaching

    My Research-Based Theory Of Teaching My Research-Based Theory of Teaching Abstract This paper is expressing my own theory of teaching based off the research that I have done and from my educational psychology class. This paper will be describing my own opinion on what are the major topics of education psychology. The areas of information that this paper will be covering are in the areas of child development, learning theory, motivation, teaching strategies and keeping

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Bred
  • My Sociological Perspective

    My Sociological Perspective

    My Sociological Perspective Sociology is a part of everyday life. People experience sociological changes when they get married, get a new job, or get discriminated against. All of these things can alter a person’s perspective on a group of people or even the world. Since the beginning of this class, I have personally endured several sociological changes in my life. I recently started a new job. I’m meeting new and wonderful people and I no

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Jack
  • My Three Highest Career Interest Areas

    My Three Highest Career Interest Areas

    My Three Highest Career Interest Areas During class I was assigned to take a test that informed me of what careers that would best suit me in the future. My three highest career interest areas are: Humanitarian, Artistic, and Leading-Influencing. Humanitarian and Artistic are at a two-way tie following close by is Leading-Influencing. All these areas help people in some shape, way or form. My aspiration in life has always been to help people. Before

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Max
  • My World View

    My World View

    My Worldview As I was growing up I was taught to believe in God. My mom told me everything I do God is watching me so I shouldn’t disappointment. Every time I’m in trouble talk to God and ask for help. When I ask for help things always get better. So that boosted my belief of God. Then I started to go to Bible classes on Sundays. I would attend and they would teach me

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • Mystical Psychedelic Effects

    Mystical Psychedelic Effects

    Hallucinogenic drugs, or psychedelics, alter the way a person perceives the world around him and can blur the senses together. The alterations that occur are similar to synesthesia, a disorder in which sounds can have colors, colors can have smells, and smells can be felt (Ciccarelli, 2006). Common effects of psychedelics are “kaleidoscopic display of intensely colorful visions, ranging from continuously unfolding abstract designs to fully formed images of animals, plants, landscapes or more bizarre

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: David
  • Myths About Sleeping and Dreaming

    Myths About Sleeping and Dreaming

    The article that interest me- Exposure to Alcohol- Related Images Can Lead to Aggression, MU Study Find. By Jeff Nu This article was an experiment on 246 undergraduate students. I was amazed at what the study found. You don't have to drink to be at risk of aggressive behavior. All you have to do is be exposed to alcohol-related images. The study split the subjects into two experiments. The first experiment had 121 participants; they

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Myths About Sleeping and Dreaming

    Myths About Sleeping and Dreaming

    Myths about Sleeping and Dreaming There are many myths about sleeping and dreaming. Many of those myths came from a far truth. Meaning that from a fact they added to it and made a myth. There are three different myths; I will be talking about on this paper. The first myth is very common and to certain point a lot of people believe it: Everyone needs eight hour of sleep a night to maintain sound

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Narcisism

    Narcisism

    There are two types of Narcissistic Personality Disorders. The individual whose surroundings supports his or her ego, and demands that he or she present their selfish behavior will develop to be a kind of an exhibitionistic narcissist. These types of person thinks that they are superior to others, but at the same time his or her personal feelings are ignored. To make his or her feelings of satisfaction, to come back, the person will attempt

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Victor
  • Narcissistic

    Narcissistic

    Narcissistic We all love ourselves. That seems to be such a true statement that we do not bother to look it as a possible disorder. A person who loves himself is one thing but one who loves his reflection is another. A healthy person will love himself and his accomplishments. That person is all around happy and satisfied with himself. On the other hand one who is in love with his reflection is cause for

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder

    Narcissistic Personality Disorder

    Narcissistic Personality Disorder Willa Cather's title "Paul's Case" (1905) invites us to ponder the question, "What exactly is Paul's Case?" Cather immediately informs us that Paul's case is mysterious. His own father is "perplexed" about his son's behavior, and the school faculty, who meet with Paul to discuss his recent suspension, speak of Paul with such "rancor" and "aggrieved ness" that it is obvious that Paul's is "not a usual case" (Cather, 1991, p.

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Narcolepsy

    Narcolepsy

    Narcolepsy Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by overwhelming daytime drowsiness and sudden attacks of sleep. Narcolepsy in the only known neurological disorder that affects the brain in such a dramatic way where symptoms can include; sleep paralysis (cataplexy) and hallucinations. According to Jerome Siegel, a professor of psychiatry at UCLA symptoms such as cataplexy can be brought on by “laughter, embarrassment, social interactions with strangers, sudden anger, athletic exertion or sexual intercourse may

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Narcolepsy

    Narcolepsy

    Narcolepsy An article in the Scientific American, by Jerome M. Siegel, focused on a dangerous sleeping disorder called Narcolepsy. A Narcoleptic has Symptoms such as cataplexy, which is the loss of skeletal muscle tone, and always feeling sleepy during daytime hours. The people suffering from this disorder tend to feel as if they hadn't gone to sleep for 48 hours. In addition, they sleep poorly at night. Laughter, embarrassment, sudden anger, social interactions with

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Narcotics Anonymous

    Narcotics Anonymous

    The NA Way I chose to do my paper on a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. I am quite familiar with this program; I have been clean and sober for nearly eighteen months and attend meetings weekly. Without the support and encouragement from my sponsors I guarantee I would still be where I was nearly two years ago. I prefer to attend closed meetings, because they are generally smaller; and I am able to open up to

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Victor
  • Narrative Theory

    Narrative Theory

    The person never is the problem. The person has a problem. A problem is something you have, not something you are. You don’t have to change your nature. You have to fight the influence of the problem on your life. All of us need to select from the huge amount of information the world throws at us all the time. We need to organise what we see, hear, feel and remember into a meaningful ‘story’

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Narrative Therapy

    Narrative Therapy

    Thus, Tomm shows us his path of rethinking Narrative Therapy for himself. To my mind this is the paralogical growth of Tomm's perspective. It is, I believe, only in the marketing of any theory that it stands still in the consumer's mind. Consider how drastically Freud's theory changed over the forty years he wrote. How could any intelligent writer continue in the same unchanged, unimproved theory of things? Living theories are continuously under revision, even

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Naturalisitic Observation

    Naturalisitic Observation

    Naturalistic observation takes place as scientists perform observations in a naturally occurring situation, without becoming actively involved. In performing naturalistic observations, a scientist does not make an effort to manipulate or change what is occurring. The purpose of this kind of experimentation is to create a detailed record of the events that happen and of perceptible associations between events, without having any control on the results. Apparently the objective in performing naturalistic observation is to

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Jack
  • Naturalistic Observation

    Naturalistic Observation

    "A child's future relationships are almost entirely determined by the quality of attachment to the mother." Discuss, referring to relevant empirical evidence. The primal importance of a child's bond to its mother has always been recognised, and is a topic that has fascinated people for thousands of years. Playwrights from Sophocles to the modern day have explored this, and in more recent times psychologists have devoted much research and conjecture to understanding it. Among psychologists,

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Nature Accounts for Behavioral Differences Between Males and Females

    Nature Accounts for Behavioral Differences Between Males and Females

    Men and women behave in completely different ways. Men are often scrutinized for being too aggressive, violent and only wanting sex. Women, on the other hand, are often criticized for being too bossy, fussy and only wanting commitment in a relationship. The differences in the way males and females behave can be accounted for through both nature and nurture aspects. In regard to behavior, men and women are expected to play standard roles in life.

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Mike
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