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An Analysis of the Role of the Self in Psychology
Almost everything we do as humans, we analyze ourselves with our inner critic. We compare our inner values and standards to our actions and react accordingly. This is called the self-awareness theory. Recently there are have been many things I have evaluated myself through the self-awareness theory with, but the main thing...
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The Career and Accomplishments of Ruth Howard, the Second African American Women with a Doctorate in the Field of Psychology
Ruth Howard was the second African American women to receive a doctorate in Psychology. However, her achievements go well beyond that. I enjoyed hearing how she gained interest in psychology because it was a long process for her. Her dad was a minister, so she grew up watching him and helping him serve the community and sh...
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The Kardashian Sisters and Alder's Birth Order Theory
The Kardashian Sisters and Alder’s Birth Order Theory German psychotherapist Alfred W. Adler lived from 1870 to 1937. His research emphasized the importance of the feeling inferiority and how it plays on the development of personality. Adler believes that when an individual is encouraged, he or she tends to feel capable,...
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An Analysis of the Psychological Impact of Video Games on Children and Young Adults
The Psychological Impact of Video Games on Children and Young Adults In 1961, Albert Bandura’s famous “Bobo Doll” experiment illustrated the impact of the concept of “monkey see, monkey do” on children--particularly in relation to violent media. In the experiment, when children witnessed an adult beating the inflatable c...
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A Study on Breaking a Habit by Defining It, Identifying Its Triggers and Reinforcements, and Its Replacement on a Particular Activity
Abstract A habit is a form of action that is stimulated through repetition and
past experiences. Psychologists continue to study habitual phenomena in
order to further understand how to break them. The advancement in these
studies is significant because it helps behavioral interventions better
understand their patient...
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The Different Facets of My Personality
IPIP-NEO Response Essay The first facet I want to write about is anxiety. For this facet I scored a 98, meaning I often feel like something dangerous is about to happen and I am generally fearful. I think this score for me is true in a lot of ways. Sometimes I will find myself worrying about things that are unnecessary,...
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My Journey to Self-Actualization and My Transition into an Adult Life
Throughout the course of my life I have been in and out of different psychologists and psychiatrists just trying to get me through my teenage years and the strange transition of being thrown into an adult life without much warning. The road to recovery and getting through my issues that started as a young adolescent has bee...
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How to Deal with Depression
Discussion Question: You’re the boss of a company that sells cars. One of your best sales employees is named Sally. She has worked for you for the past 17 years, is 44 years old, and married, with two teen-aged children. Over the past few months, you notice that her productivity has declined sharply, and you are simply un...
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The Importance and Difficulties of a Therapeutic Alliance between Therapist and Client
Discuss the Importance of a Therapeutic Alliance between Therapist and Client The therapeutic alliance is an essential bond formed between a
therapist and a client in order to achieve successful therapeutic outcomes.
This is regarded essential because without a therapeuti...
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The Scope of Mental Illnesses in America
To start by defining mental illness, I went to the psychology textbook to see what the authors had to say. Interestingly enough, the term “mental illness” was nowhere to be found. The textbook refers to mental illnesses as mental disorders, which in itself may be a more accurate term. If you think about it, a person is not...
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