Psychology

Psychological Theory Applied to Sexual Offenders

Introduction Adolescent sex offenders (ASOs) have been defined as young people from the age of twelve to eighteen who commit any illegal sexual act as defined by the sex crime statutes of the jurisdiction in which the offense occurred, with a person of any age either through use of force,...

Psychology of Affect: Emotion and Learning of Mathematics-Affect Ppsychology

Abstract Emotions form the composition of both our internal as well as our external environments. Emotions therefore play a role in every experience that we undergo; including the experience of learning. Studying the genesis of and role of emotions is the first foundation in understanding how emotions affect and direct...

Social Psychology. Leadership Styles

Introduction In every organization there is need for leadership. The role of leadership is to provide strategic directions for both the employees and other significant stake holders of a given organization (Harrison et al, 2009). It is important to note that leadership has been considered to be one of the...

Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Community

Abstract This paper is about community development, and how different types of researches may be carried out for the development of communities. The focus is on the qualitative and quantitative methods of conducting research studies, and how qualitative methods prove to be beneficial for improvement of communities. Research and its...

John Watson’s Behaviorism Application in Management

Psychology is no longer a reserve for scholars but has been accepted and applied in various fields. Psychology is especially very important in management. Management psychologists hold that managerial roles could be simplified by proper use of psychology. One of challenging things in management is managing behavior of employees. It...

Family as a System and Systems Theory

Introduction to Systems Theory It is the interdisciplinary reading of the conceptual organization of happenings, regardless of their essence, type, or spatial or sequential scale of subsistence. It scrutinizes both the standards frequent in all composite entities, and the models (typically mathematical) used to illustrate them. In particular, one can...

Neuro-Linguistic Programming as a Process

Introduction NLP was an ideology propagated in the United States in the 1970s, and has largely been popularized as one means through which individuals can develop their self as well as their communication. The term was proposed by Bandler and Grinder (1975a) as a “purported systematic, cybernetic links between a...

Psychology. Adolescent Goals and Gender

Introduction Brief Literature Review Beyond intellectual, physical and psychological development, significant social adaptation marks the progress of pre-adolescent children. At baseline, as toddlers, they are principally adept at one-on-one attachments but already commence the lifelong process of behaving according to the norms set by significant others. From then on, psychosocial...

The Developing Discipline and Self-Concept in Early to Mid-Adolescence

Introduction and Statement of the Problem Introduction In America, requiring school uniforms in the elementary grades and high school was originally a legacy of the British educational system. This is a practice maintained to this day in nearly all private and parochial schools (Brunsma, 2004; Sher, 1995). Until the 1980s,...

Play Therapy for Children Ages 3-12

Introduction Over the last century, play therapy has gained popularity in the field of medicine as a healing and therapeutic tool. Such credence resulted from numerous studies and researchers, which each time resulted in positive outcomes. During that period, play therapy was proved to be quite efficient in most of...

The Role of Resource Officer Within Suburban School Structures

Introduction Violence is believed to be a suburban public school problem and a consequence of poverty and family discord. However, it is argued that stable schools across the country are experiencing violence even though the nature and extent is different from that found in suburban and city schools.Teenage violence within...

Effect of Rap and Hip Hop on Women Juvenile Delinquents

Literature Review This chapter provides a review of the literature dedicated to the study of delinquent behavior among female juveniles. The influence of hip hop on deviational conduct of teenage girls has yet to be thoroughly examined there are many books and scholarly articles that can immensely contribute to understanding...

Career Development Plan and Counseling

Career development planning and counseling connected with this issue are rather helpful o people whose lives are complicated by various health and psychological problems, stresses, and depressions. Being confused about the variety of life problems, these people might need guidance as to where to direct their working energy and potential....

The Impact of Divorce on Women

Introduction This research was undertaken to evaluate women’s experiences with stress during the divorce process. As Polomeno (2007) has noted, “Divorce is considered as one of life’s most potent stressors,” (p. 18). Indeed divorce has been shown to immensely contribute to traumatic experiences for both of the spouses, and especially...

Hypnotic Responsiveness Definition

Hypnosis Many people tend to associate hypnosis with a man who waves around a clock subjecting the patient to slavery to the master (hypnotizer). However, modern hypnosis is anything but. Subjects are lured into a trance like state. This sub-conscious state drives the patient being hypnotized towards a point of...

Literature Review of Theories of Motivation

Introduction Motivation is the greatest problem in the employment setup and learning environment in the world today. it has been branded as the most difficult single problem faced by managers and teachers as they manage the organization and teach in the classroom respectively. In a learning environment, the benefits of...

Depression: Stages of Dealing With Depression

The state of depression is very spread nowadays. Stresses are a part of our everyday life, and people with a weakened nervous system or specific perception of life can have them developed into serious problems. Depression is a disorder that needs very careful treatment. I suggest such stages to be...

Developmental Learning Theory and Types of Learning

Theories of human development have been studied by people for many years. There are a lot of approaches to this problem. Different scholars take different issues as the basis for their studies. There is no common approach to this problem. The development of humanity is one of the most difficult...

Psychological Assessment of Ms. Sandra

Interpretation and Impressions General Level of Intellectual Functioning Ms. Sandra’s intellectual level with reference to verbal conceptual and oral skills is at an average level. But this is acceptable and probably can be considered to have bright normal intelligence. Her symptoms could not indicate totally indicate problems to interact with...

Does the Sexual Orientation of Parents Matter?

Introduction This article is about the experiences of children who grew up with parents who are homosexuals and their struggles to maintain a normal life in spite of their parents’ nonconforming lifestyles. Dawn Stefanowicz talks about her book, Out from Under The Impact of Homosexual Parenting”, which gives her first-person...

Research and Design Methods Analysis

Abstract The field of research sees many methods and systems being used. Important among many various research methodologies are the concepts of co-relational and experimental types of research. Each type of research uses different concepts and practices. Co-relational research is used to determine the extent to which multiple variables forms...

Psychologists Involved in International Policy

Essay The domain of psychology has witnessed a resurgence of concern and interest in political psychology in the previous fifteen years, leading to the institution of international psychology with primary adherence to politics. (Stevens and Gielen 2007). This discipline of psychology is comparatively new, but is of escalating importance. The...

Psychology of Women. Breaking Emotional Bad Habits

It is in human nature to strive for happiness. At least once in one’s life, a person wonders about how happy he or she is. Though the category of happiness is a rather subjective one, different people are very much alike in their desire to feel happy. The book ‘When...

To Be in Love Is a Sexual Instinct

Introduction A neophyte on romantic love would often ask “Why me?” as if on the initial stage, he already becomes a victim of a mystical occurrence. More questions that seem to be very personal and exclusive follow as the intensity of attachment strengthens. Love is one of the more prevailing...

Role of Interpersonal Communication

Introduction and Objectives The MSc dissertation is a substantial piece of original research. The length of the dissertation should be 22,000 words. The objectives of the dissertation: Enabled students to apply the knowledge and experience gained in the taught component of their MSc Programme to a topic or dissertation within...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Soldier’s Learning Styles

Possible relationships between a soldier’s perceptual style and how they experience post-traumatic stress There are several theories that have endeavored to provide an interaction of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the perceptual style of the victims. To start with, social-cultural influence has been seen to be potentially vital in...

Correctional Psychology and Rehabilitation

Reintegration of Offenders into Society Programs for crime prevention involve effective measures that help offenders not to repeat the same crime in the future. When imprisoned offenders are released from prison, they face challenges that make them unable to be law-abiding especially the offenders who have lengthy records of committing...

Dreamwork Theoretical Orientations and Application

Introduction According to Mary (1994), a dream can be defined as a sequence of images, thoughts and feeling that are hidden in the unconscious part of a human mind and is manifested during sleep. Dreaming dates back to human creation and have been explained by psychologists as a way of...

Juvenile Justice System and Prisons Review

Introduction Vibrant and healthy societies are concerned about reducing the crime rates and also on the rehabilitation of the individuals whose crimes had resulted in incarceration. From time to time many studies have come up with the issue of psychological problems in juvenile prisoners. However, the estimated percentage of these...

Psychology of Women in the Workplace

Society has experienced a revolution in gender-related attitudes, practices, and policies. However approximately one sixth of the Fortune 500 companies of America still have no female officers. Lisa Belkin of the New York Times Magazine reports that less than 2 percent of corporate offices are held by African-American, Asian-American, or...

Treatment Protocol and Patient Education for Heart Disease

Introduction Since patients with heart disease have a higher rate of depression, various psychological assessment measures are indicated. Physiologic, psychosocial, and behavioral factors play a key role in heart disease, and therefore, these have to be tackled with appropriate psychological interventions like education, counseling, and behavioral interventions. This essay reviews...

How People Deal With Being Threatened and Scared

Introduction Everyone dreams of blissful existence. One where peace and calmness prevail and troubles are manageable. In reality, man is barraged with conflicts and problems. Every day, life’s complexities pose challenges to a person’s coping and survival skills. A person comes up with several responses when faced with an adverse...

Prescription Privileges for Psychologists

Introduction “Prescription privileges” is one of the most controversial topics facing modern psychology. With the help of prescription privileges, psychologists will have another chance to take a leadership role in the practice of health care delivery. The mental health care system has undergone huge changes over the past decades. Power...

Growing-up Family Experience and the Interpretive Style in Childhood Social Anxiety

The connection between parents’ experience in upbringing and child’s social anxiety is huge, to say more, this connection is indirect, the higher parents’ experience in the children’s upbringing, the lower child’s social anxiety. The relation may be easily explained, as when parents are with the experience, and this experience is...

Cognitive Abilities of Patients Identification with TBI

The present research showed highly relevant results in the context of studies connected with the identification of cognitive abilities of patients with TBI. The results showed a high correlation of the selected patient treatment form (PTF) and the Functional Independence Measure (FIM). The result was astounding – all five chosen...

Cognative Behavoural Therapy in Councilling Children

The treatment of children who are suffering from stress has been the most difficult medical practitioner. Therefore counseling is the best treatment of psychological stress. Psychological stress arises from frustration conflict and pressure. Frustration arises from one individual failing to accomplish some needs or desires of life. When such kind...

A Drug Addicted Man’s Psychoanalytic Observation

History and Background Willie came from a middle-class home, with the chance and love. According to Willie, his first drug experience was when he was eight years old. At some point in surgical procedure he was given liquid cocaine for the reason that he could not be intubated. He keep...

Parallel Process in Clinical Supervision

Critical Analysis The parallel process is concerned with the psychoanalytic conceptions of transference and countertransference. The process of transference originates when the counselor is responsible to the presentation as well as emotional issues of the therapeutic relationship under the supervisory clinical authority. Countertransference takes place when the supervisory authority responds...

Outdoor Play for Child Development

Introduction As a matter of fact, the phrase, “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” is classified among clichés that should be avoided especially in professional writing. Unfortunately, the meaning of the phrase has also been considered outdated and less important with time. Consequently, most schools have...

Brief History of Psychology Review

Abstract Cognitive therapy aspire to assist a person to be aware of distortions in thoughts which is causing the person psychological anguish, and also be aware of behavioral patterns that are strengthening it, and be able to correct this. The cognitive therapist will try very hard to comprehend experiences based...

Therapists’ Personal and Professional Development

Abstract This paper examines the personal and professional development of therapists. Its aim is to provide students of graduate program and therapists-in-training with valuable information which they can use for their growth. Its objective stems from the realization that graduate programs do not equip students with all the necessary information...

Leadership Education as Schema Development

Introduction Schema is used in different aspects and disciplines to mean different things. Schema in psychology is used to refer to a structure in the mind that symbolizes some features of the world. Schema is a learning theory that examines how the structure in the mind of an individual arranges...

Counseling Women and Girls: The Feminist Therapy

The feminist therapy has been defined as that practice of therapy that is usually informed by the analysis and philosophies of political feminist grounded in a diverse study of gender psychology, social location, and power, and which leads a client and the therapist towards solutions and strategies that advances feminist...

The Effects of Post-Divorce Relationships on Children.

Introduction Divorce is an experience that is extremely stressful for all children not considering their developmental stage or their age. Many children are caught unaware when parents decide to separate hence being adequately prepared for the imminent divorce. They experience a lot of pain due to a sense of vulnerability...

Adolescent’s Depression Issue Analysis

Overview You may think adolescents are little adults, in fact, they are adolescents. These adolescents live somewhere between childhood and adulthood with specific needs, however different from the needs of children and adults. They often may look like adults, but their behavior on a other hand is childlike. Some of...

Effective Counseling in Client Crisis

Introduction The suggestion by Adam and Keener (2008) suggesting that counselors are often ill prepared to assess and properly deal with clients at risk during crisis situation is something that requires serious attention. Indeed there is a great need for their services, on the backdrop of all the research that...

Cultural Foundations of Depth Psychology

Introduction The depth psychology approach investigates what is below the psychic demonstrations like behavior, relationships, and dreams. It deals with deep fantasy. This fantasy represents an imaging system, which has been subdued and whose manifestations have been limited with culture and consciousness. Depth psychology enlightens the psychology of culture. It...

Clinical Map of Family Therapy

The idea of solving the whole family’s health problem issues has been a unique aspect of the change in thinking and to bring new discipline in the field of mental health, which is called family therapy. The idea is to drop the focus on individuals and their psyches and to...

Psychology – the Science of Emotion, Personality, Behavior

Introduction Psychology, is both and academic and applied domain that encompasses the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. Psychologists endeavor to disentangle the working of the brain as subjected to a pragmatic life with a human entity as a frame of reference as well as the self, psychologists study...

Representation and Manipulation of Knowledge

Abstract This report describes cross-cultural research on the relation between how people conceptualize and process the world and how they act in it. Mental models of people differ dramatically among populations living in the same area and engaged in similar activities. This has strong implications for how we make decisions...

Hypnotherapy Effectiveness

Introduction There are a series of factors that intertwine in determining the effectiveness of hypnotherapy. The interaction of these factors can be analyzed through communication patterns, conversational inductions and hypnotic strategies such as age progression. The paper shall relate my experiences with the latter three parameters during practice sessions and...