Adolescents
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...Adolescents The majority of people in the adolescent stage have their own needs that they always aspire to satisfy. One of the needsis independence and recognition in their newly achieve capacity. The adolescents strive to gain control of their own destiny and account for whatever they do all the time. They always seek to control their independent world and gain respect. In addition, the adolescents also seek for recognition as young adults. They do things that will make them recognized by their parents, teachers, or even peers. However, those who ought to recognize them and accord them the independence do not always do...
Emotional Development in Adolescents
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...Adolescents Emotional Development in Adolescents Emotional development in adolescents is frequently distinguished by rapidly changing emotions (Heron, 1992). Besides navigating fresh and uncharted territory, adolescents growing up in todays world are subjected to enhanced demands on their mental, emotional and physical resources. Social relationships/associations outside the household have exponentially augmented with the arrival of electronic social networking, for instance Twitter and Facebook (Oswalt, 2012). Academic standards also have become more severe. Sports, as well as other recreational activities, are more competitive. Whereas adolescents are learning to deal... Emotional Development in...
Adolescents and Technology
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...Adolescents and Technology Introduction Technology and diverse uses have spread rapidly in the contemporary society, influencingvirtually every age group. However, modern day adolescents constitute a category of the heaviest technology users. Teenagers are invaluable customers of emergent forms of technology, especially in communication. These communication technologies include text messaging, instant messaging (IM), blogging, video and photo sharing, and social networking. Coupled with online gaming and chatting, these technologies significantly influence adolescents’ sociological and psychological development (Subrahmanyam & Greenfield, 2008). It is imperative to note that teenagers bear... ...
Adolescents and Eating Disorders
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...Adolescents and Eating Disorders Eating disorders, such as bulimia and anorexia nervosa, have been problematic in adolescents for many years. However, due to the rise of thin and underfed starlets gracing the covers of fashion magazines, the amount of adolescents suffering from these disorders has increased over the years. As adolescents gaze upon these images, many of them feel that their own image falls far below what is expected of them from society and the media. In an attempt to make themselves similar to these images, numerous adolescents turn to eating disorders to obtain what they believe is the...
Sexual Behavior in Adolescents
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...Adolescents” PSY 206 George Walpole 15APR Sexual behavior in adolescence is actually influenced by some complex set of connections among biology and genetics, personality characteristics, individual perceptions, as well as socio-cultural values and norms. This essay will be focusing on how our brain responds to our adolescence in a sexual capacity and what are the necessary steps that need to be taken in order to control such erroneous behavior. This paper will also include some accurate sources of information which are perceived as accurate by teens. How they use that information in their adolescence in order to have a stable life and what are different kinds of activities one... Sexual Behavior in...
Obesity in Adolescents
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...Adolescents. Nowadays obesity has become one of the vital problems in the USA. The quantity of children and adolescent who are overweightor obese has been increasing dramatically through the past decades, carrying the raise in number of young people suffering from heart diseases, diabetes and other weight-related diseases. Thus maintaining healthy weight among the children and teenagers is one of the most significant school nurse's tasks. To cope with this problem, the nurse should be aware of the main reasons that lead to gaining excess weight. Those are lack of physical activity and unhealthy diet. Television and computer games also contribute greatly to the weight problems, as today 43... Obesity in...
Behavior among Adolescents
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...Adolescents Question Why are adolescent girls at greater risk for depression and adolescent boys at greater risk for suicide? Almost everybody has a sad feeling, but quite a big deal of sad moods is reactive to negative experiences. Once sad feelings carry on over time and interferes with the way a person functions, he or she might be experiencing a medical depression. Thus, depression refers to a mood that is depressive and which may be transient. There is increased risk for suicide in adolescent boys following the fact that they tend to operate and get into trouble or they appear to be more irritable. On the other hand, girls are likely to become tearful, display eating... , and sleeping...
Drugs and adolescents
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...adolescent schoolmate. It is around 5p.m. and our main topic of discussion will delve around the issue of drug and substance abuse, particularly among adolescents, and the various aspects concerning this phenomenon. The identity of my interviewee is kept confidential upon request and will not therefore be disclosed anywhere in this report. However, he, being a previous addict, offers valuable insight on the menace of drug abuse that continue to plague our societies in general. The environment where the discussion occurs is calm, quiet and discrete enough to facilitate a fruitful and engaging... Insert Introduction My interview takes place in the school library discussion area with a 21-year old male...
Problems of adolescents
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...adolescents Problems of adolescents The key concept in this discussion paper is an in-depth analysis of the transitional stage of growth experienced between puberty and adulthood popularly presented as the start and ending point of teen age. The paper dwell on the problems associated with the persons who fall in this category of classification, challenges faced in handling these hiccups and responsive behaviors exhibited by these adolescence to attempt to counter balance the disequilibrium as a result of such voids created by these challenges. Adolescent age usually begins from the age of thirteen and wind up at nineteen. This age bracket is usually referred to as the teenage period... ? Problems of...
Postpartum Depression in Adolescents
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...adolescence. Another type of depression that is solely related to women, which will be further discussed in the context of this paper, is known as the post partum depression. Post partum depression is a kind of depression experienced by women after childbirth with an onset of 1-3 weeks after delivery, but according to studies can even extend up to 6 weeks (Rebar, 2005; Stowe et al., 2005, p. 525). Women during this experience feel strong feelings of sadness, anxiety... ? Postpartum Depression Depression seems to be prevalent today and, according to studies, women are more at risk of suffering from depression, being exposed to it twice as frequently as men. Higher chances to get depressed put women in the ...
Postpactum Depression in Adolescents
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...ADOLESCENTS Postpartum Depression in Adolescents Postpartum Depression in Adolescents Introduction Postpartum Depression (PPD) is probably the most well studied and widely known of the postpartum psychiatric disorders. This heightened awareness may help erase the stigma attached to postpartum mood disorders and may encourage prompt attention to symptoms. PPD can have deleterious effects on parents, infants, older children, extended families and the community. Postpartum depression results in devastating consequences for adults. However, for adolescents, who are already in major transitional changes, postpartum depression causes insurmountable damage. Studies... ?Running Head: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION IN...
Identity Development in Adolescents
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...Adolescents 2 A. Prohibited Drugs 2 B. Alcohol 3 C. Pressure from Parents 4 III. Possible Solutions 5 IV. Conclusion 6 Introduction Teenagers today are faced with many obstacles and decisions as they make their way into adulthood. It is a heavy burden to bear, to know that every decision you make, could affect the rest of your life. For teenagers one bad choice could have a negative effect for years and years down the road. One major issue that teenagers deal with, on a daily basis, are drugs. Every teen at one time or another is pressured to use drugs. It's not peer pressure alone that influence teens to use drugs. Most teenagers would... I. Introduction II. Influence on...
Adolescents
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...Parent who has lost a child to death? Couples during their married life come across different kinds of troubles. Losing their children to some tragicincident or event is one of the most bitter and testing period of their relationship and life time. This in the psychological terms can be undertaken with regard to study of some particular model or pattern of issues that reflect on the mind of the respective parents. Kristi Kanel in his attempt at exploring the possible aftermaths has undertaken a research study and conducted extensive work in this regard. He has also proposed the suggestions for how to overcome the problems faced. ABC model of crisis intervention is one of the patterns... who has lost a...
Major Changes in Adolescents
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...Adolescence Major Changes in Adolescents Adolescence is the developmental stage that lies between childhood and adulthood. This is a very crucial stage, since it involves profound body changes, (physical, psychological and mental) that cause occasional turmoil in the adolescent. Adolescence is characterized by the adolescent’s behavior of becoming so much concerned with appearance, independence, parents, his future and friends. This is the most common characteristics among all adolescents. The major biological changes that occur in an adolescent are...
Adolescents and Eating Disorders
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...Adolescents and Eating Disorders Eating disorders, such as bulimia and anorexia nervosa, have been problematic in adolescents for many years. However, due to the rise of thin and underfed starlets gracing the covers of fashion magazines, the amount of adolescents suffering from these disorders has increased over the years. As adolescents gaze upon these images, many of them feel that their own image falls far below what is expected of them from society and the media. In an attempt to make themselves similar to these images, numerous adolescents turn to eating disorders to obtain what they believe is the...
Postpartum depression in adolescents
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...Adolescents Introduction Postpartum depression is a condition that affects individuals, both men and women, to varying degrees after childbirth. Descriptive information provided shows that women are more vulnerable to the condition than men, but the degree of variance remains relatively small. The condition typically affects women, in most cases immediately after they have encountered child carrying. Vulnerability statistics reveal that women have as high chances as 25% and as low as 5% of attaining the condition (Haslam et al., 2006). Comparative statistics indicate that men have lower chances of contraction of the condition with a margin of less than 2.5%. Although... ? Postpartum Depression in...
Research Paper on Adolescents
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...Adolescents Introduction Psychologists have widely accepted that adolescent period is a time of transition from child hood to adulthood and is considered as the most critical period in developmental process of a person’s life. Adolescent period is marked with rapid changes in a person’s physical as well mental life. News reports and surveys mention that many young people follow a miserable life having the painful tug of war with mixed ideas and conflicting demands from their parents, teachers, classmates and other people whom they communicate. The term stress is illustrated by feelings of frustration, tension, worry, sadness, anxiety and...
Life Coaching for Adolescents
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...Adolescent Lives through Life Coaching Psychology tells that adolescent life is crucial but a difficult stage in one's life. It is crucial because the period of adolescence has an influential role on one's future. Adolescent stage is difficult because one undergoes tremendous transformations in a short span of time both individually and socially. This is precisely what necessitates life coaching for adolescents. They tend to find it difficult to balance between personal and social life. Life coaching is systematically designed to enable the adolescents to face the difficulties with confidence and ease. On the other hand, life coaching empowers them... to be strong enough to lay a solid...
Sexual behavior in adolescents
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...Adolescents Sexual behavior in Adolescent is actually influenced by some complex set of connections among biology and genetics, personality characteristics, individual perceptions, as well as socio-cultural values and norms. This essay will be focusing on how our brain responds to our adolescent, why teens moving to adolescent are attracted to sexual play, and what are the necessary steps that need to be taken in order to control such wrong behavior. This paper will also include some accurate sources of information which are perceived as accurate by teens. How they use that information in their adolescent in order to have a stable life and what are different kinds of activities... ? Sexual Behavior in...
Gay Adolescents and Suicide
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...Adolescents and Suicide Introduction Extensive research over the past several years has shown that, youths with homosexual preferences, that is, the gay and lesbian adolescents, have a higher tendency to commit suicide than heterosexual teens. Additionally, there appears to be a consensus among psychology scholars that; diverse societal groups such as family units, peer groups, schools, and religious institutions, foster discrimination, marginalization, and stigmatization of young, gay or lesbian individuals. These aspects negate adolescents’ identity development process, thus leading to low esteem and suicidal thoughts. This paper seeks to highlight factors that predispose gay youths... to...
Self harm in adolescents
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...Adolescent Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts (07 12, Outline Introduction 2. Analyzing the ethical complexities of assessing and managing self-harm 3. Therapeutic interventions and strategies used in the management of self-harm in adolescent 4. Comparison of relevant psychological perspectives applied to the understanding of self-harm in adolescent 5. An evaluation of uses and limitations of pre-existing risk assessment tools 6. An exploration of own attitudes and beliefs and recognition of how of it may affect practice 7. Conclusion Self-harm in adolescence. 1. Introduction. The adolescents have challenges as they grow. They struggle to overcome stress that is accumulated... from school,...
Alcohol Addiction and Adolescents
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...Adolescents Introduction The use of alcohol is prevalent among Australian adolescents, and high-risk consumption is a severe and increasing issue. An extensive range of individual, peer, family, school, and community factors have been identified as being possible causes that enable the development of teenage alcohol use and abuse. This paper, consequently, will be exploring the misuse of alcohol among adolescents by, primarily, describing the patterns of teenage alcohol consumption, following which a critical review of current literature will be discussed. Several theories relating to the aetiology of alcohol use will then be analysed, through which an attempt will be made... Alcohol Addiction and...
Obesity in Adolescents
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...Adolescents. Nowadays obesity has become one of the vital problems in the USA. The quantity of children and adolescent who are overweight or obese has been increasing dramatically through the past decades, carrying the raise in number of young people suffering from heart diseases, diabetes and other weight-related diseases. Thus maintaining healthy weight among the children and teenagers is one of the most significant school nurse’s tasks. To cope with this problem, the nurse should be aware of the main reasons that lead to gaining excess weight. Those are lack of physical activity and unhealthy diet. Television and computer games also contribute greatly to the weight problems, as today... Obesity in...
Fatigue in Adolescents with Cancer
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...Adolescents with Cancer Introduction and Background Cancer in adolescents is quite prevalent in the contemporary period. There are modern studies which describe that how intensively cancer influence adolescents (Carroll, 2010). There are different influences which cancer brings for the adolescents like in different stages of cancer the adolescents catch social, psychological, physical and spiritual influences. It is actually -diagnosis, which brings impressions for adolescents changing their lives in the most disturbing manner (Carroll, 2010). This chapter is a review of the literature on how adolescents are influenced by cancer i.e. how they suffer and what fatigue... ? Literature Review Fatigue in...
Social learning theory & teaching adolescents
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...Adolescence period is widely measured as the most crucial one in development process of a person’s life which demands consideration and care. Because of this reason, psychologists and educationalists suggest to practice various learning theories and approaches to ensure maximum output. Rapid growth in both physiological and psychological level is relevant in adolescent period. It is necessary to change the person suit for facing those mental and physical changes. Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory(Social Cognitive Theory) is widely accepted learning theory which gives more emphasis on observing and modeling. Social Learning Theory is considered as the most significant one... in the field...
Social Learning Theory & Teaching Adolescents
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...adolescents, adults, infants and elderly people whose health status may be at risk either due to their age, activity, gender, geographic location and socioeconomic status. This paper focuses on the health problems that young adult in the United States of America experience and how they perceive them. Young adults refer to persons between the age of 18 and 24 years. Young adulthood as a stage occurs after adolescence when... Client Group A client group refers to a group of people or organization, with a common characteristic, eligible to get services from another person or an agency. The services can either be received directly or indirectly through the agency. In health sector, client groups include...
Death Penalty and the Adolescents
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...Adolescents History of Death Penalty Death penalty (or capital punishment in the most common term) is the most severe of all sentences. Restructuring of the death penalty began in Europe by the 1750s, and academicians such as the Italian jurist Cesare Beccaria, the French philosopher Voltaire, and the English law reformers Jeremy Bentham and Samuel Romilly supported this. They argued that the death penalty was needlessly cruel, overrated as a deterrent, and occasionally imposed in fatal error. Along with Quaker leaders and other social reformers, they defended life imprisonment as a more rational alternative. Countries such as Venezuela and Portugal were the first nations... Death Penalty and the...
Social Learning Theory & Teaching Adolescents
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...adolescents, adults, infants and elderly people whose health status may be at risk either due to their age, activity, gender, geographic location and socioeconomic status. This paper focuses on the health problems that young adult in the United States of America experience and how they perceive them. Young adults refer to persons between the age of 18 and 24 years. Young adulthood as a stage occurs after adolescence when... ?Client Group A client group refers to a group of people or organization, with a common characteristic, eligible to get services from another person or an agency. The services can either be received directly or indirectly through the agency. In health sector, client groups include...
Media and the Modern Adolescents
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...Adolescents Introduction According to the study conducted by Sanders (n.d), the everyday lives of the people in Western societies have been greatly influenced by mass media. One of the major effects of TV, movies, magazines, and internet is the persistent broadcast of societal beauty ideals (Sanders, n.d.). A media critic named George Gerbner states that “what we see on TV and in magazines eventually becomes our standard of reality and desire.” Obviously, this observation of Gerbner is very much clear and apparent in our generation today especially to female adolescents. The Mediums The average hours of watching television is more than four (4) hours a day (www.csun.edu... , Television &...
Biopsychosocial Outcomes for Adopted Adolescents
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...Adolescents ] [Your University] Abstract The proposed research will investigate the biopsychosocial outcomes for adopted adolescents in regards to their social interactions. To date, no study has looked at the combined biopsychosocial outcomes for adopted adolescents, with studies tending to focus on a solitary development system within either childhood or middle adulthood. It is anticipated that 300 students from grade 9 - 12 will be selected from across a variety of high schools within the city of [.. ] in the U.S.A. Salivary cortisol will be collected for two-weeks... Running Head: SOCIAL INTERACTION: BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL OUTCOMES Social Interaction: Biopsychosocial Outcomes for Adopted...
Encouraging Career Exploration among adolescents
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...Adolescents Task: Encouraging Career Exploration among Adolescents In spite of educational and occupational discrepancies, career exploration is a determinant of a successful future. Poor career choice often exposes people to problems forcing them to engage in unlawful activities. It is this regards that people remain encouraged to make proficient choices to avoid later complications in life. Nurturing careers are among things encouraged from a tender age, to ensure people get the right skills from a minimal age. In as much as career exploration is vital at a tender age, the adolescent age has remained a challenge. Adolescent age varies depending on gender... ?Encouraging Career Exploration among...
Impact of Bullying on Adolescents.
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...Adolescents Module Module ID: The present paper looks for investigating into the short-term and long-term impact of bullying and harassment of adolescents on their personality formation and cognitive development as well. Since children serve as the future builders of every social set up, taking their problems into consideration and examining of the issues related to them maintains imperative significance in its nature and scope. The researcher is determined to analyze the significance of exploring the topic under study in the light of cognitive development theory articulated by Jean Piaget and Vigotsky. The research will be supported with the previous studies conducted... and outside their...
Adolescents and the Death Penalty
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...Adolescents History of Death Penalty Death penalty (or capital punishment in the most common term) is the most severe of allsentences. Restructuring of the death penalty began in Europe by the 1750s, and academicians such as the Italian jurist Cesare Beccaria, the French philosopher Voltaire, and the English law reformers Jeremy Bentham and Samuel Romilly supported this. They argued that the death penalty was needlessly cruel, overrated as a deterrent, and occasionally imposed in fatal error. Along with Quaker leaders and other social reformers, they defended life imprisonment as a more rational alternative. Countries such as Venezuela and Portugal were the first nations... Death Penalty and the...
Sexual promiscuity of female adolescents
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...adolescents The indulgence of sex by female adolescents with many partners in a manner of casual sex is what ismeant by sexual promiscuity of female adolscents.Many women in African American community, take this as a social activity and maintain sexual relation with multiple partners without thinking of its pros and cons. One of the main sexually activity which fall in this class is the one –night stands. The sexual behavior of promiscuity nature changes with the culture and class. Furthermore, motivating factor for sexual promiscuity among female adolescents can also be of varied nature. Generally women who indulge in promiscuous sexual relationship are tagged... Topic:  Sexual promiscuity of female...
Risk-Taking Behavior Among Adolescents
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...Adolescents School Affiliation Risk-Taking Behavior Among Adolescents Teens start behaving like adults rather than really taking on the maturity level of their age. Making mistakes and taking these risks is all a part of their way to go through adolescence and learning right from wrong. Much of the influence to take part in risk taking behaviors comes from peers, parents and even brain development (Meek, 2007). While teenagers have the capacity to control their thinking and the actions that they take, they commonly do things without thinking. Teens cognitive functioning being slower and the inability to see an experience using... the concept of looking at the bigger picture. Teenagers...
Korean-American adolescents' academic success
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...Adolescent Development A Study on Korean-American Adolescents’ Academic Success The objectives of this research are threefold:(1) to present the academic achievement of Korean-American adolescents in schools in the US; (2) to identify which factors contribute to academic success of Korean-American adolescents; and (3) to determine the effect of family and culture in the academic achievement of Korean-American adolescents in US schools. Introduction The United States has been considered home to various migrants of diverse descent from all over the world. Most migrants have assimilated into America’s traditions and ways of life. Although conventional cultural values and beliefs have... Running Head:...
Sustaining engagement in adolescents before disengagements
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...ADOLESCENTS BEFORE DISENGAGEMENTS al Affiliation) Key words: engagement, adolescents Introduction Majority of adults particularly parents are faced with the challenge of understanding adolescents. Adolescence is a period in a person’s life when he or she develops from a child into an adult.it is a time of significant developmental changes that is considered second only to infancy). Having this in mind how then due you sustain an engagement with adolescents?. Identify areas of interest. Most engagement programs are designed by adults based on ideas what best for them. This in most instances if not all has led to failure. For effective engagement adolescents must he involved... SUSTAINING ENGAGEMENT IN...
Case Study Suicide Among Adolescents
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...Adolescents John’s parents knew that John had always been an impulsive adolescent, from the time he became a teenager. He was also passionate and had an inventive nature. Many of his friends described him as charismatic. He enjoyed art and literature and philosophy, and was considered to be very intelligent and articulate. When he turned 18 he went away to another state to study at university. It was there that he met his girlfriend, Samantha. Samantha and John were inseparable during the school year, but when the summer came, John told his parents that Samantha had broken up with him because she was changing schools. At first he seemed upset but more or less normal. Nothing... Case Study Suicide Among...
Therapeutic Models: Adolescents and Addictions
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...Adolescents and Addictions Details: al Affiliation: Adolescents and Addictions The therapeutic models are diverse in cluster and modes of therapeutic approaches. As such, they share the conviction that client problems taken for therapy essentially border unconstructive behavioral orientations that result from faulty learning. Using various unique techniques, therapy models basically apply the principles of learning theory to help troubled clients unlearn ineffective behavioral aspects in their lives and lean more helpful behaviors instead. Also known as "action therapies," behavior modeling therapies emphasize action-oriented techniques to enable clients to adopt new behaviors... ? Therapeutic Models:...
Social Consequences of the Internet for Adolescents
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...Adolescents Social Consequences of the Internet for Adolescents The academic paperby Patti M. Valkenburg and Jochen Peter “Social consequences of the Internet for adolescents ” tends to claim that adolescent are currently the highest number of users on the internet and that they use the internet mostly for social interaction (especially instant messaging) than adults do. It also claims that online communication enhances self-disclosure in comparison to face-to-face communication. The study says that adolescents predominantly use the Internet to maintain their existing friendships hence significantly reducing the negative effects of Internet, social... connectedness and well being. He then...
Psychological Testing and Assessment of Adolescents Paper
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...Adolescents Paper Psychological Testing and Assessment of Adolescents Paper Roleof Assessments in Education Education relies on psychology and counseling to achieve its main purposes within the society. Psychology is important in detecting and analyzing conditions in learners and facilitators within educational institutions. Counseling on the other hand has been essential as a tool for treating and guiding learners towards recovery. Assessment, which is a form of psychological measurement, has been important in the field of education. Assessments in educational contexts have assisted in determination of intelligence among learners (Zhang et al., 2014... (Zhang et al., 2014). Presentation of...
Alcohol Abuse in Adolescents and Personality
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...Adolescents and Personality Introduction Adolescence is a time during which teenagers naturally desire to experience new things; it is a time of exploration, of curiosity; and it is also a time during which many adolescents begin experimenting with alcohol. Some teenagers will try drinking and then stop, or use alcohol occasionally, without any apparent problems. Others, however, will continue to drink, and develop a dependency, often causing significant harm to both themselves and others. Although it is difficult to know which teenagers are at risk of abusing alcohol, many different reasons and/or causes have been researched, which include factors such as gender... The Link between Alcohol Abuse in...
Do video games impede adolescents cognitive development?
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...Adolescents Cognitive Development? by Video games industry is more profitable than television or DVD, and the involvement of people of different ages grows. Video games have become a routine part of a day for almost all children, teenagers and great part of adults in America. They provide users with entertainment and various kinds of activities. It is necessary to remember that video games are the medium of communication and information transmission, and thus they have certain impact on auditory. Parents are mostly bothered by the questions if video games are addictive and what exact effects they have on children`s and teenager`s cognitive development. However, the exact effect... Do Video Games Impede...
Lifespan Research: Adolescents and the Elderly
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...Adolescents and the Elderly Your School This literature review compares lifespan research on two distinct age groups: adolescents and the elderly. The research looks at various factors of physical, cognitive, and social development and concludes that, although teens and senior adults both find themselves in developmental stages where physical changes are prevalent and cognitive ability is important, social factors have the greatest impact on the individual's well-being and state of mind. In the field of lifespan research, adolescents and the elderly occupy the two extremes of adulthood. Adolescents, straddling the boundaries between childhood and adulthood, struggle... ). However, research...
Effects of Energy Drinks on Children, Adolescents
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...Adolescents Introduction Energy drinks (EDs) are popular, especially to people who need extra energy to boost them in particularly daunting tasks. Students cramming for exams, athletes who are gearing up for tournaments and sports events and young executives deluged with work are the usual target market of ED manufacturers. Statistics, however, show that even children, as young as 12 years old, and adolescents have now become part of ED drinkers. This is an alarming turn of events considering that EDs, contrary to their marketing, are not really healthy drinks and have high caffeine contents, three times than cola drinks, that are unhealthy to children... ?Effects of Energy Drinks on Children and...
The Treatment of Adolescents with Depression
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...adolescence. Clearly, adolescents are prone to depression because of the psychological changes they go through. Most of these psychological changes make adolescents want to live outstanding lifestyle and the result of this effort is depression. If the efforts fail to yield results also, the adolescent is bound to be depressed due to the failure... ?Response to Essay In the view point of the depression is the cause of unhappiness and once a person is struck with unhappiness, the phenomenon followers the sufferer everywhere. Indeed, this is a valid point to make as unhappiness is one of the most outstanding symptoms of depression (Gledhill and Hodes, 2011). The writer also associates depression to...
Impact of Excessive Internet Use on Adolescents
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...Adolescents Contents Topic Page No Introduction…………………………………………………………. 3 2. Literature Review…………………………………………………… 4 3. Research question…………………………………………………… 12 4. Methodology…………………………………………………………. 13 4.1. Quantitative methodology………………………………………….. 13 4.2. Qualitative Research…………………………………………………. 15 4.3. Mixed Approach of Research………………………………………… 17 5. Discussion………………………………………………………………. 18 6. Conclusion……………………………………………………………….. 19 7. Reference…………………………………………………………………. 21 8. Appendix………………………………………………………………….. 23 I. Introduction In the past few decades the use of the Internet has grown tremendously, and has become an integral part of human society... . The invention of the Internet is...
Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents
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...Adolescents The Essay The present paper aims to discuss the depressive disorders disturbing the children and adolescents in one way or the other. The main reason behind selecting this topic includes the continuous rise in the number and percentage of the patients undergoing depression. Though the ailment, above-mentioned, is not confined to one age-group only; rather, the elderly, middle-aged and young people are also suffering from the same problem. However, since children and adolescence are the individuals that seldom experienced such feelings in past, the paper looks for exploring the major causes behind the high increase in depression. Son & Kirchner (2000... ? Depressive Disorders in Children and...
Effects Of Physical Development On Adolescents
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...Adolescents The development of a child is at its peak during the ages 12-18 where he/she becomes an adolescent. Adolescence is the transition from childhood to adulthood. They are bound to undergo a series of physical, social and emotional developmental changes. Some of these changes are observable while others are internal and occur in the individual. Both the males and the females undergo different body changes and they may also exhibit a change in behavior. On reaching adolescence, the child develops the ability to understand more abstract concepts, for example mathematical concepts, they develop an understanding of their moral expectations, establish... relationships without any...
Psychological Testing and Assessment for Adolescents
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...Adolescents Psychological Testing and Assessment for Adolescents Assessment plays a major role in education. Not only is assessment used for grading students, but it is also used to evaluate their progress in learning. The assessment also helps students to remain focused in school so as to achieve the goal of learning. School curriculums require students to undergo an assessment in order to find out whether the course was understood and whether the student can cope with the curriculum. Another outstanding role that it plays is helping to show whether the course is appropriate for a certain age group of students or not (Cohen, Swerdlik, & Sturman, 2013... if they are accurate, and to calculate...
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