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A Study on Bipolar Disorder and Its Impact on the Physical, Emotional, Mental, and Psychological Well-Being of the Family
Introduction Bipolar disorder is a serious psychological abnormality related to mood disorder in many hapless sufferers who experience extreme mood swings from either elated mania, to hopeless depression at any given moment. This has a grave impact on their physical, emotional, mental, as well as psychological well-being t...
A Comparison of the Kung San and Western Babies in the Crying Game
This article talks about how human babies live in a state of dependency. They are born ‘neurologically unfinished’ and need muscle movements in order to complete neural development. Additionally, babies play an active role in the interdependent relationship with their caregiver. For example, babies prefer the sound of their...
The Reasons for the Challenging Behaviors of Adolescents
“Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future” (Louise J. Kaplan). For many parents, the challenging behaviours of their adolescent are a very serious problem that they solve with scolding and strict...
A Study of the Effects of Cocaethylene on the Development of Psychosis
Introduction Consumption of alcohol simultaneous with cocaine leads to a formation of a chemical substance in the liver of a person called cocaethylene. Cocaethylene produced high euphoria to those who use it by blocking re-uptakes of dopamine in the brain. It increases the cocaine level in a person’s body (Horowitz & Torr...
A Study of the Influence of Jealousy on Adolescent Behavior
This paper addresses the main influences of adolescent jealousy. Questions within this research were done to identify adolescent jealousy in friendships as well as with social media as the influence. Keywords involved in this research were jealousy and jealousy in relationships. This paper goes on the examine jealousy using...
A Comparison of the Authoritarian and Authoritative Style of Parenting
Differences in Parenting “Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur” (Toffler, n.d.). Most people experience raising children whether it be from birth or adoption. There are different parenting styles such as authoritarian and authoritative. Authoritarian parenting sets high standards for their childre...
A Report on Carol Dweck's TED Talk on the Intellectual Capabilities of Children and the Power of Belief
In this TED Talk, Carol Dweck focuses specifically on the power of “yet,” and the mental, intellectual capabilities of children. Dweck is referring to a child’s intelligence in a classroom environment. This means examining mainly the logical mathematical intelligence, which is the “logical, mathematical, and scientific ab...
The Identity Development Process of Biracial Individuals
Abstract Ever since the late 1900’s, the amount of biracial individuals have increased significantly. Although developmental psychology has existed since the mideighteenth century, research had not been done on biracial individuals until the late 19th century. It was discovered that these individuals go through a differen...
An Evaluation of the Lifelong Issues and Effects of Publicity and Exploitation of a Child in Their Adolescent Years
When it comes to competitions, such as pageants, game shows, or even family tournaments, parents have high expectations to win, especially when it comes down to their kids. Whether their child or children are extremely intelligent, talented, or musical prodigies, they will use that to their advantage. Young kids aged betwee...
An Analysis of the Impacts of Separation on the Lives of Children
Debbie Ford once said, “Divorce is a time of change. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change”. With that being said,the main sources of separations is because of unfaithfulness and aggressive behavior at home. The staggering impacts of separation truly effects kid...