Stress: Those who are affected

Stress and the People It Affects Name Institutional Affiliation Date Abstract The human body usually responds to different situations in a number of various ways to defend itself from physical or psychological harm. Stress is among the ways in which the body protects itself in situations that seem challenging or dangerous. It is, however, important to understand the stress and its management as its chronic presence causes significant health complications to an individual. This paper, therefore, intends to examine the various aspects of stress, its occurrence and management. Further, the paper studies the relationship between the occurrence and management of stress, and the various diversity...

Study of the frontal lobe

Study of the Frontal Lobe Name Institution Affiliation Study of the Frontal Lobe The frontal lobe composes of cortices divided into Brodmann areas that are numbered as areas 4, 6, 8, 10-14, 24-32 and 454-49. Among them, the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex occupies Brodmann area 46-49 while the ventromedial prefrontal cortex covers a series of Brodmann areas such as 10, 14, 25 and 32. The other cortices are the primary motor cortex (B.A. 4), Premotor cortex (B.A. 6), the cingulate cortex (B.A 24-32) and the orbitofrontal cortex (B.A 10-14). The most massive cortex among those in the frontal lobe is the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. It is positioned superior to the orbitofrontal cortex. The...

Subject and Tasks of Medical Psychology

Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Subject and Tasks of Medical Psychology Medical psychology is a branch of psychology that integrates somatic and psychotherapeutic modalities into the management of mental illness and cognitive, emotional behavioral and substance abuse disorders. It is also the application of psychology to the field of medicine involving the treatment of both physical and mental problems. It is involved in the attitude of medical practitioners towards the illness and the patient, the attitude of individuals to the medical team and medication system as well as the attitude of medical practitioners towards their profession. Experts of medical psychology use psychological theories,...

Take Home Exam

Student’s Name: Teacher’s Name: Course Name: Date: Question one The phrase “exceptional student” is deceiving as it represents both students with some form of learning disability and pure academic brilliance. The education act defines exceptional students as “a pupil whose behavioral, communication, intellectual, physical or multiple exceptionalities are such that s/he is considered to need placement in a special education program” (Levesque 1420-1422). The “twice-exceptional student” is a relatively new term in educationist lexicon that refers to students who are both gifted but also suffer from a disability that affects their ability to learn. The term, therefore, is an...

The Blue Eyes and Brown Eyes Experiment

The Blue Eyes and Brown Eyes Experiment Student’s name Institutional Affiliation Date The main ethical issue that needs to be considered when conducting the Blue eye Brown eye experiment was the informed consent of the participants, given that the students who participated in this study for the first time where less than eight years old. It is difficult to tell whether they were informed about the research and they accepted to participate as required in APA code of conduct. They were also not informed about any physical harm, discomfort, invasion to privacy and threat to dignity. During the research, it is clear that the students who were told that they were of low intellectual capacity had...

The Placebo Effect

The Placebo Effect Student’s Name Institution Affiliation The Placebo Effect According to Ted Kaptchuk’s video, the placebo effect is a phenomenon where a patient is healed by the power of positive thinking. In this effect, when a patient is suffering from a particular ailment, and a medication that is not a real treatment of the illness is administered, the patient shows positive changes (Kaptchuk, 2015). In such an instance, the healing power is derived from the belief of the patient that the medication prescribed will heal them. That is the placebo effect. Single-blinded and double-blinded trials are both methods of blinded trials. In blinded experiments, the information about the...

Vignette Case Study and Analysis

Vignette Analysis Name Institutional Affiliation Part 1 Description of demographic information The patient is a 26-year-old female. She is described as a college graduate who has currently moved from one area to another for a new job opportunity. Being from the San Francisco Bay area, her ethnicity is most likely to be a non-Hispanic white female. The city has an over 70 percent population of non-Hispanic. Thus, making the patient’s possibility to be white and non-Hispanic. Furthermore, the patient, being freshly off from college and on her first job, she is most likely to be unmarried. On the other hand, in Joan’s case study, there is no mention of her husband or any...

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Author’s Name Institution Abstract Marriage stands out as a respected and celebrated social institution all over the globe since it is the basis of growth and development for most individuals. The marriage between two individuals is based on agreement, trust, and external forces surrounding them. Further, marriage is perceived as a sign of maturity among the youth. Diverse societies have varied views regarding marriage and monogamy. Some allow polygamy while others detest such a social institution. Psychological theories predict that men are more likely to cheat when in relationships than women are, however, women, especially in the twenty-first century, are...

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Personality Student’s name Institution Personality Definition of Personality Although many psychologists have attempted to define personality, they do not agree with each offers a unique personal vision, and version. According to Schultz and Schultz (2009), personality is the uniqueness of an individual which is characterized by relatively enduring external as well as internal aspects. Personality has an impact on one’s behavior in various circumstances. Psychologists refer to personality as not only external but also visible characteristics which others can observe in an individual. The impression that one has on others define their personality. In defining personality, psychologists...

Sexual Assault in the US Army

Name Professor Course Date Sexual Assault in the US Military “Sexual abuse has been defined as the performing of any form of nonconsensual sexual act on another individual, whether in the shape of bodily harm, use of false pretense to acquire sexual favors, intimidation and infliction of fear on the victim or the performance of any sexual acts on a person who is unable to provide verbal consent (Kelley, Schwerin, Farrar, & Lane, 170).” According to Kelley, Schwerin, Farrar, & Lane (2015), rape and sexual assault in the US military has been a pervasive issue that is still very prevalent today. With the increasing cases today, the proactive measures taken are wanting. The militant...