Research Papers on Psych. Conditions

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  • Communication and Rogerian Counseling

    In five pages this paper discusses how communication can be taught to those in psychological distress through Rogerian counseling. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Disabled and Issues in Sexuality

    Many people have misconceptions about individuals with disabilities and sexuality issues. This article corrects these fallacies and reports an empirical research study that focused on the beliefs of rehabilitation counselors in terms of the importance of different sexuality issues to address during rehabilitation. There is one source used in this three page paper.

  • Intervention - Recovered Memories And Trauma

    This 6 page paper begins with an introduction to the study identifying independent and dependent variables and comments on the difficulties of validating recovered memories, which are the dependent variable. The paper identifies the target population and the two types of therapeutic approaches that would be used with victims of recovered memories of child sexual abuse. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Substance Abuse Counselor Certification

    Certification of counselors who focus on substance abuse is the primary point of this inquiry. This comprehensive research report contends that substance abuse is an area requiring specialization. Within the context of five pages, and with the use of three references, a great deal of information is relayed and evaluated.

  • Substance Abuse And Dual Diagnosis

    A 5 page paper that begins with a brief definition of 'substance abuse' and 'dual diagnosis.' The incidence of dual diagnosis is reported as are the challenges this type of diagnosis presents to the clinician and the patient. The writer reports a study with bipolar disorder using a new type of group intervention that was successful with substance abuse but not with the disorder. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Bipolar Disorder II And Substance Abuse

    A 3 page paper that reports the incidence of substance abuse among bipolar patients, identifies some of the triggers for a Bipolar Disorder episode and the effect of substance abuse on this disorder. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    This essay offers information about autism spectrum disorder and specifically autism. Age of onset, symptoms, and some bio-neurological causes are reported along with several treatment interventions. There are ninve sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Modifying Behavior by Quitting Chewing Tobacco

    In six pages this first person narrative considers the attitudes and moods of an individual who chews tobacco and is attempting a brief period of abstinence. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dissociative Identity Disorder: Behavior Analyst Explanation

    5 pages in length. The most commonly recognized effect of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is the intermittent presence of alternating personalities that coexist within a single person. The personality fragmentation is characterized as being identifiable through distinctive traits – memories, social relationships and behavior patterns that pertain to each individual identity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Overview of Multiple Personality Disorder or Dissociative Identity Disorder

    In five pages MPD or DID is considered in an overview that includes a case study of the first woman ever so diagnosed, Mary Reynolds. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Contemporary Society and Body Image

    In ten pages body image is considered in this overview and examines how culture and media influence body perception along with research studies and ways in which girls and women's can establish a body reconnection. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Abusive Childhoods and Adult Survivors

    This paper examines the survivor impact of abusive childhoods on adults in seven pages. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Use of Antidepressants and Increased Suicide Rates in Adolescents

    This 15 page paper provides an overview of research around the topic of the use of antidepressants and the increased number of suicides in depressed adolescents. This paper considers the existing research and potential problems with this research. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • An Overview of Antisocial Personality Disorder

    In ten pages a diagnostic overview of antisocial personality disorder is provided along with a discussion of culture, features of gender and age, etiology, prevalence, different diagnoses, intervention and counseling alternatives. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Trio of Perspectives on Antisocial Personality Disorder

    In twelve pages interpersonal, dynamic, and cognitive behavioral approaches to antisocial personality disorder are examined in a student supplied case study with each method discussed in terms of foci and goal. There is no bibiography included.

  • Overview of Epilepsy

    In ten pages an examination of epilepsy is presented in an overview of its causes, symptoms, incidences, diagnosis, and treatment options. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Biographical Sketch of Bipolar Disorder

    In fourteen pages bipolar disorder is defined and examined in terms of incidences, causes, symptoms, and diagnosis difficulties associated with early onset forms with treatment interventions discussed and explained along with a biographical sketch of an individual suffering from bipolar disorder included. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Love in the Time of Cholera

    This is a paper that discusses the connection between illness and love in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ Love in the Time of Cholera. There are five sources in this three page paper.

  • A 2003 Steptoe et al Article 'Behavioral Counseling to Increase Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables in Low Income Adults' Revieweed

    In five pages a study in which increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables adults from lower income households consumed in order to study behavioral counseling effects is reviewed. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Recreational Activity of Gambling

    In seven pages this paper examines the differences that exist between college students who gamble as recreation and those who have a gambling addiction problem. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gender Identity Patient Disorder Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Film Boys Don’t Cry

    In eight pages this paper addresses a particular psychiatric patient presenting the problem of gender identity disorder similar to the character of Brandon Teena in the 1999 film Boys Don’t Cry within the context of historical, diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment issues as well as developmental theories with a brief literature review also included. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Controversies over Autism and its Impact on Treatment Choices

    This 20 page paper provides an overview of the issue of autism and the causative factors for autism. This paper considers three different views of the potential cause of autism and then relates the views of parents of children with autism through a proposed questionnaire survey. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • World Wide Web and Its Validity Regarding Depression

    In five pages this review of the WWW regarding its information on the topic of depression is presented in a consideration of and with the emphasis being on exercising caution when choosing a website on depression. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sexual Abuse as a Cause of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

    The writer discusses the connection between Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and sexual abuse. The writer argues that the connection between BPD and abuse in childhood in general is well established, but new evidence suggests that a sexual component to the abuse may be even more detrimental to the development of a functioning personality than abuse alone. The paper is fifteen pages long and there are ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Borderline Personality Disorder

    This 40 page paper provides an overview of borderline personality disorder, BPD, and relates some current research about the connection between BPD and childhood sexual abuse, as well as between BPD and Bipolar Disorder (BD). Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • An overview of Stress

    This paper intends to provide an overview of different aspects of stress, including definition, dimensions, work and stress, environmental stress, effects of stress and more. There are eleven sources used in this eleven page paper.

  • Psychological Overview of Depression and Anxiety

    In eighteen pages depression and anxiety are examined as they relate to psychological disorder development. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Types of Addiction

    A personal perspective on addiction with the focus on the Internet and comics are examined and strategies that might be employed to cure this addiction are included. There are two bibliographic sources cited.

  • Alcohol and Depression

    A 3 page paper discussing the link between depression and alcohol use, both as a reason that some people begin drinking and a reason that others continue. Researchers link childhood depression with early onset of alcohol use; other research examines the effects of antidepressants on alcohol use and establishes a cross-cultural link between depression and heavy alcohol use. All research is from 2006 and 2007. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Does Stress Cause Depression

    This report investigated the question of how stress contributes to depression in some people and not in others? One of the results of the review was that only about 20 percent of people experiencing stress develop depression. Scientists have linked certain neurotransmitters and hormones to stress and depression. These are discussed. There are seven sources listed in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • Carl Jung's Archetypes and Eating Disorders

    In five pages a comparison between eating disorders and the archetypes of Carl Jung are analyzed with the archetypes being songs that showcase women who have eating disorders. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Aspects of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    In a paper consisting of twenty five pages body dysmorphic disorder is considered in terms of its various aspects, how it differs from eating disorders and OCD, and what therapeutic options are available at the present time. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mental Health Treatment and Group Work Importance

    In twenty five pages and 2 parts this paper examines mental health and then discusses the importance of group therapy in dealing with mental health issues. Thirty two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Literature Review on Postpartum Depression

    In seven pages a literature review on postpartum depression includes causes, statistics, incidences, and possible solutions. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Discussion of PTSD

    In nine pages a detailed discussion of PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is presented. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Used in the Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    This 9 page report explores Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as it relates to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The concepts are first introduced and defined, and then explored in historical context. Specific studies are referenced to demonstrates that the recommendation is credible. The conclusion reached is that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a good treatment modality for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. An abstract is included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Treating Schizophrenia

    This 8 page paper discusses various treatments of the mental illness schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a chronic, life-long illness, but it can be managed with treatment. Among the therapies discussed are cognitive-behavioral therapy, medication, social skills training and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). The writer also gives some of the symptoms of the disease, and argues that a combination of treatments is more effective than medication alone. ECT is reported to be extremely effective and beneficial. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Sleep Apnea

    In five pages the disorder known as sleep apnea is examined in an overview that includes current research, psychological views, and alleged decreased child cognition that may result. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Non Experimental Study on Accidents and Left Handedness

    In nine pages this paper presents a non experimental study model thesis that assert that environment is responsible for left handers suffering more accidents than their right handed counterparts with a literature review offered as evidence. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease

    In a paper consisting of six pages dementia and Alzheimer's are considered within the various types of memory loss associated with each along with symptoms, treatment, and a discussion of related research also offered. There are twelve bibliographic sources cited.

  • Macro, Molecular, and Micro Levels of Depression Analysis

    In six pages depression and the influences of poverty, compulsions, and chemical imbalance are examined along with various cultural, social, and environmental factors. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Demographics and Benefits Regarding Music Therapy

    In nine pages this research paper examines music therapy in a consideration of demographics, therapeutic benefits, case studies, and treatment alternatives. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nail-biting: CBT as a therapeutic option

    This paper looks at CBT in relation to nail-biting behavior, and compares it with self-monitoring in terms of respective treatment outcomes. This eighteen page paper has ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavement Essays

    In ten pages brief essays considering dying, death, and bereavement are presented in a consideration of terminal illness and children according to the reasoning of Waechter, Moody's 'near death' experiences text, and Volkhart and Michael's bereavement writings. There are no other sources listed.

  • Panic Disorder Sufferers and Cognitive Behavior Disorder Effectiveness Experimental Research Design

    In five pages this review of pertinent literature examines individuals with panic disorder and assesses the effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Panic Disorder and Marriage Therapy

    A 12 page discussion of panic disorder and the threat it can present to a marriage. This paper outlines the usefulness of marriage therapy in overcoming that threat. Bibliography lists seven sources.

  • Symptoms and Treatment of Panic Disorder

    In four pages this paper examines panic disorder in a description of various symptoms and considers possible effective treatment alternatives. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Classification of Personality Disorders

    This 3 page paper examines one classification of personality disorders proposed by Larsen and Buss. Authors divide personality disorders into three categories, which are the Erratic group, the Eccentric group and the Anxious group. Another system is proposed. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • A Research Proposal on Social Phobia

    In ten pages this research proposal the writer examines social anxiety or social phobia in a consideration its relationship with self monitoring and self esteem with a literature review that considers incidence of social phobia, its symptoms, and treatment alternatives. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of Anxiety Disorders

    In a paper consisting of five pages an overview from the common everyday type of anxiety disorder to the more specific Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is considered in terms of conditions, symptoms, and possible therapeutic patient treatment options. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy

    In fourteen pages and 4 parts this paper examines PTSD and Albert Ellis' REBT in a study recommendations for the combination of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment and Rational Emotive Behavioral cognitive therapies. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Psychology Scenarios

    In a paper of three pages, the author provides a view of two different sets of quesitons on psychology topics, including how frequently depression is misdiagnosed and how anti-depressants are utilized. There are three sources integrated into this paper.

  • Relaxation Techniques

    In four pages this paper examines 3 processes for achieving relaxation in a consideration of TV watching, reading books, and yoga techniques. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gingivitis, Periodontitis, Leukoplakia, and Smokeless Tobacco

    In six pages this paper discusses smokeless tobacco in a consideration of its oral health impact and the increases in leukoplakia, periodontitis, and gingivitis. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cause And Effect Of Stress

    6 pages in length. Stress is the catalyst to an untold number of physical and psychological responses both good and bad. Knowing how to control those otherwise involuntary reactions is a large part of living in harmony with stress, because there is simply no way to live without it. Anxiety and pressure, excitement and anticipation or even the bodily strain of a manual labor job - no matter which end of the scale it exists, stress will impact the person in both mind and body; it is the way in which it is handled that determines how detrimental the outcome will be. Indeed, there is no mistaking the synergistic relationship that exists between stress and health. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Body Reacts to Stress

    Stress is one of the most common mental health problems in the world. It is also a catalyst for numerous physical ailments, many of which ar fatal. This essay discusses stress, the many effects it has on a person's physical health, and therapeutic interventions. The paper also includes a prospectus assignment page. There are eight sources used in this six page paper.

  • Sociological, Physiological, and Psychological Issues Associated with the Management of Stress

    In eight pages this report examines stress management and stress from psychological, physiological, and psychological standpoints. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • REBT/Treatment for Alcoholism

    This research paper discusses the parameters of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) in regards to substance abuse treatment, with specific emphasis on the treatment of alcoholics. Six pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Reviewing Depression Causes

    In two pages an article that examines depression is reviewed and poses the possibility of a physical abnormality as a potential cause.


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