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Middle Adulthood Development

1) Describe the physical changes that we encounter during middle adulthood. For example, what health changes do we experience during this time period? 2) What hormonal changes do women encounter during menopause? 3) How do these changes collectively influence our growth of development during midlife?

Stages of Abnormal Psychology

In reviewing the major DSM IV-TR categories of eating, substance abuse, sex/gender/sexual, and personality disorders there are various classifications that are analyzed where they are specific to the stages of abnormal psychology. Under these classifications, how are they examined and how are the components of biology, cogni

Multivariate Analysis

Please provide an explanation of when multivariate analysis is appropriate for a quantitative study. Conclude your posting by describing your personal interests in one of the multivariate statistical tests and its potential usefulness to you in future research.

Fallacies Construct

Part A Considering the fallacies construct, give (4) four different arguments that display distinct fallacies. Give an explanation of why each makes a mistake in drawing the conclusion it does. Part B One rich source of fallacies is the media: television, radio, magazines, and the Internet (including, of course, commerci

Theories of Learning

What are the contributions of the major theorists who worked to develop classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and neobehaviorism?

A Substance Abuse Prevention Strategy

Provide a description of a substance abuse prevention strategy that might implement with a specific population in the community. Describe the population and explain both why one selected the strategy and how the strategy might be effective with the population selected.

Mental disorders and how they differ

In accordance to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, biological, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components of anxiety, mood/affective, and dissociative/somatoform disorders have been analyzed and reviewed in regards to abnormal and normal behavior. What are their foundations are and how do they diff

Career or Vocational issues of the character Hannibal Lecter

Please help with the following problem. What are the career or vocational issues of the character Hannibal Lecter? I need an explanation of any career or vocational issues Hannibal Lecter may be experiencing (from a clinical perspective). Please use the DSM IV manual as part of the analysis of these issues.

Risk and Resilience and Hannibal Lecter

Please help with the following problem. What are the Risk and Resilience Factors of the character Hannibal Lecter? Need an explanation of your Hannibal's risk and resilience factors from a clinical perspective, and where you got the information.

Differences in qualitative and quantitative research methods

Qualitative and quantitative research methods produce different types of data that are reported in the results section of a research article. Briefly describe the differences in these data types. Is one type more scientific than the other? Why or why not? Response to be at least 300 words with in text citations and reference gi

Qualitative or Quantitative Research Methods, Or Both

Briefly contrast qualitative and quantitative research methods. When is each method most effectively used to explore specific types of research questions? Is one method more scientific than the other? Why or why not? [Response to be at least 300 words with in-text citations and references given. Reference should be excluded from

The Three Core Conditions for Therapeutic Change

Based on your understanding of the humanistic approach to counselling in general and the person-centered school in particular, do you think that the three "core conditions" are indeed sufficient for producing a "therapeutic personality change"? Discuss Karl Rogers and person-centered therapy (PCT). See attachment for readings.

Assessing Code of Ethics

Pick one of the areas regarding the Code and assessments that interests you. Write a detailed evaluation of the standard you have selected. Be sure to assess the importance of this standard in the area of assessments and personal and socio-cultural influences on one's own beliefs, values, and decision making. Use the text and th

Enforceable Standards in the Ethics Code

Evaluate one of the enforceable standards in the Ethics Code and how it applies to an area of your specialization. For example, students in the ABA track might chose to apply an enforceable standard to work with children who have autism. You should evaluate the Ethics Code and how each section on the standard you chose will affe

Ethics in Practice Compared

Compared to the great potential for harm that can exist in a relationship that is both professional and sexual, how dangerous does this situation seem from your vantage point (particularly in regards to psychology student/professor relationships)?

Psychology Program Capstone Project

Please help me with a brief synopsis of a Capstone Project Assessment of Children with Behavioral Problems and a brief summary of your reflections on Capstone Project experiences. By reflecting on the experiences with the Capstone Project, what aspects of the Capstone Project and course have helped you to become more of a schola

Reaction to Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer and Sex Roberto Martinez ( After reading the article about sexual complications from prostate cancer by Martinez (2005), post a note to Mr. Martinez specifying: 1) your personal reaction to the article and 2) what you learned

Marriage Counselling: Pat and Win

Pat, a 54 year old female who just found out her husband Win is having an affair. Pat and Win have been married for 35 years and have children who are fully grown with children of their own. Pat and Win have always had marriage problems, but stayed together "for the children". Now, they find themselves unable to even look at eac

MultiAxis Diagnosis

Sherlock Holmes 50 year old white male Lives on trust fund money Father & Mother deceased Older Brother is liason between President and CIA; has worked for four presidents Sherlock envisions himself as a Detective-a Puzzle Solver Considers himself a genius. In fact, has an IQ of 190 Mycroft, his brother has an equal IQ.

Grief Case Study

The following is a hypothetical scenario of a couple seeking counseling to help arbitrate a dispute they are having regarding their dead child's room and possessions. The couple has come to you as their counselor. You hope to help them resolve this problem and to get in touch with underlying fears and feelings engendered by this

Analysis of Abnormal Psychology

There are many areas in the field of psychology and many views from those of the study. In the field of psychology what is determined as abnormal psychology and where was it originated. Most behaviourists believe that abnormal psychology has many challenges but some of these challenges may not relate to this particular field of

Developmental profile of a person in two concurrent stages of life

Please help me describe a hypothetical person in two stages of life development. View the person as a hypothetical client if you are studying Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). The goal of this is for you to present a developmental profile of a person in two concurrent stages of life (e.g., early and middle childhood) explaining

Psychodynamically Oriented Counseling

Please discuss 200-300 words: Nowadays, most psychoanalytically oriented counselors prefer to dialogue with their clients face to face. What do you think is gained and what is lost in the face-to-face format? Do you think that the basic tools of psychoanalysis identified by Ikonen (2002) become more effective or less effectiv

Research Ethics and Institutional Review Boards

All research in any field needs to be approved by federally mandated institutional review boards (IRBs). Using the following case study, evaluate the questions that follow: Dr. Mike and a team of fellows decided to do a study on how teaching approaches affect a student's college entrance exams. They wanted to examine the teac

Midlife Crisis - A Myth or Standard

Our reading refers to midlife crisis as a myth rather than a standard for adults in their middle adult years. Evaluate the reasons for the author's position that the midlife crisis is not a common experience. Select one of the issues described in the article and develop a scenario exemplifying this issue. Include the age and