Community Health Outcomes and Evaluation
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Introduction Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide (Gilbody, 2006). It is a frequent medical condition occurring in a significant percentage of the elderly population. Depression has long been associated with disability in the elderly population and also with a bevy of other health-related problems that bear upon a reduced quality of life.
The Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on Anxiety and Depression Among Nursing Home Patients
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Running Head: ANIMAL ASSISTED THERAPY REDUCES ANXIETY & DEPRESSION The Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on Anxiety and Depression among Nursing Home Patients Abstract Animal Assisted Therapy is now used widely as it has healing power to treat psychological, ill health, behavioral and cognitive factors.… This research showed successful positive results as to…
Cigarette smoking
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Cigarette smoking is of growing concern for health care workers. Cessation interventions are numerous; however the value of CBT to the nurse in support of smoking cessation remains unclear. Using a case study approach and A-B-A-B design with semi-structured interview, this study found that the participant reported lower BAI scores on average following cognitive-behavioural intervention.…
Smoking cessation, smoking attitudes and behaviors, and the contribution of CBT to nurse's intervention of smoking cessation
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Cigarette smoking is of growing concern for health care workers. Cessation interventions are numerous. Using a case study approach and A-B-A-B design with semi-structured interview, this study found that the participant reported lower BAI scores on average following cognitive-behavioural intervention.… Smoking is recognized as the single most preventable cause…
Beck's Cognitive Therapy for the treatment of Anxiety disorders such as PTSD,OCD andGAD
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This paper will focus on elaborating Beck’s cognitive behavioral therapy principles and technique. It will also elaborate on the application of the method in different age, gender and culture. Furthermore, this paper will identify the circumstances under which cognitive disorders develop. … This document covers the Cognitive Therapy as a therapeutic modality…
Obsessive compulsive disorder
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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is of growing concern for psychologists. Of great importance is determining if pathological gambling can be considered a sub-type of the OCD spectrum. Using a case study approach and A-B-A-B design with semi-structured interview, this study will identify if gambling is a sub-type of OCD.… Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)…
Assessment within a Therapeutic Relationship
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1) defines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as a problem-focused, short term and psychosocial intervention. It is a therapy that has been documented to be effective in the management of psychiatric disorders following randomized control studies.… 2011, p. S98) and anxiety disorders (Boschen, and Oei, 2008, p. 811). It serves as an integrated approach in the…
Are students with an internal locus of control, are more susceptible to anxiety related stress than students with external locus
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Middlesex University Department of Psychology STUDENT Application for Ethical Approval 1 Summary of application (researcher to complete) Name: Roxanne Mahfouz Student number: M00303530 Degree: Psychology with Criminology UG Title of proposal: Investigating relationship between locus of control, self-efficacy, and anxiety and their influence on students Performance Research area & methodology (put an X in as many boxes as apply) Clinical Cognition + Emotion x Developmental Forensic Health Not health Occupational Psycho physiological Social / Psychosocial Sport + Exercise Empirical/Experimental Questionnaire-based x Qualitative Not qualitative Analysis of existing data Source Are there any sens…
Is Meditation Associated With Reductions in Depressed Mood and Heart Rate
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MEDITATION Is Meditation Associated With Reductions in Depressed Mood and Heart Rate? Word Count: 4,758 (20 pages) ABSTRACT Meditation is a personal process, and this project was very personal. In addition to providing proof that meditation improved blood pressure and reduced a depressed mood in oneself, it was also proved to be true in other subjects, and meditating will be discussed at length in this paper.…
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD is in adults an underestimated; to some extend even 'hidden' problem. There are several reasons for this situation. Firstly ADHD in adults is not well known to the public, so it is hard for people to recognize that it as a disorder.… All of the above generates quite a challenge, given that many adult ADHD patients…
Psychological Measures
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The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) is frequently used to measure depression levels in an individual. Depression is a mental illness that greatly reduces the quality of life of a person when it is severe. Depression creates feelings of anxiety, passiveness, and causes a person to enjoy their lives less than they would if they were not depressed.… A person can…
Evaluating systamtic reviews(evidence based medicine)
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Article Review 1. How effective is CBT(cognitive Behavioral Therapy) in the treatment of mild to moderate depression? The criteria for being selected for the sample in this study were to be above the age of 18 and have a Beck Depression Inventory Score of at least greater than 14.… The search for the study was relatively complete and there was some validity to…
Research Project Proposal
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Quality of life for higher education female faculty working in University Teacher Education programs is impacted by stress on a daily basis. During my three years of service to the University, I have observed the under representation of academic women on the campus.… This study will explore the research about the effects of therapeutic massage on stress and…
Postpartum Depression in Adolescents
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Postpartum Depression Name Institution Course Date Abstract 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 verge of suffering more from consequences of depression, such as committing suicide.…
Describe, analyze and review the following preoperative anxiety rating scales: APAIS, DAS24, DAS59, VAS,STAI, HAD, MAACL, LAAS,
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Running HEAd: Assessing Preoperative Anxiety with various scales Assessing preoperative anxiety Usage and validity of various scales Type your name here 2/6/2011 Introduction to Preoperative Anxiety and its measurement Successful surgeries require specific conditions involving several somatic and medical variables (Wilson, 1969).… The level of their anxiety…
History of Psychology
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Running Head: Aaron Beck and CBT The Role in Which Aaron Beck and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Has Played a Role in the History of Psychology Name Professor University CBT and Aaron Beck The first theories in psychology arose from the deterministic approach of the psychoanalytics.… For a while, most of the field of psychology was based on scientific research…
In pregnancy what is the effect of anxiety on postpartum depression
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The association between postpartum depression and new parenting stress has long been established, effecting mother-child attachment and the child’s attachment to the caregiver. This stress can be defined as a disparity or lag between the resources available to meet demands.… Increased levels of parenting stress directly correlate to the occurrence of…
Mental health ( paramedic )
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It has been observed that people are more vulnerable to disease and health complications in the present day environment (Rygh & Sanderson, 2004). Contextually, it has… In this contemporary environment, people are deemed to be engaged with their daily work due to which they have minimum time to take care of their health (Simpson & et. al., 2010; 127-139).…
Journal Critique
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However, little research has focused on the well-being of female prisoners given that they face complex stressors compared to their male counterparts (Ferszt, 2009). the purpose of… comparison group) was involved in the study. These were recruited from a north-eastern women’s medium-security correctional facility and the participants were aged between 19 and…
Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy Quantitative Analysis Article
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Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy Quantitative Analysis Article Introduction This research work primarily makes an analysis on two main research methodologies, quantitative and qualitative. By using two psychology articles that have be published within the last three years, the paper analyses and discusses the various research methodologies that have been used to conduct research on cognitive behavioral group therapy.…
Anxiety disorder Essay
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Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent categories of psychopathology in the school children. These disorders are common, especially in school going children with the 3-month estimates ranging between 2.2% to 8.6%. However, the 6-month estimates range from 5.5 to 17.7% (Costello et al., 2005).… In this assignment, evidence from current research in this…
Proposal Technique for Creating Behavior Change
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Introduction The client has had a life of extreme trauma and distress. She had been abused by her father since she was as young as 5 years old. Her father was alcoholic and she remembers how he beat her with a whip. At 24-years of age she is currently in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend.… They may succumb easily to repeated traumatic events that may…
Effect of Acute Stress and Chronis Stress on the Extent to Which College Freshment Exhibit Depressive Symptoms
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The effect of Acute Stress and Chronic Stress on the extent to which College Freshmen exhibit Depressive Symptoms Zachary Operton Professor Megan Tsang 3/01/2012 University of the Rockies Abstract This study attempts to understand how acute stress resulting from moving to college and chronic stress present in the individual’s life affect depression in college freshmen.…
General Anxiety Disorder: Effective Treatments
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General Anxiety Disorder. GAD involves excessive worry over past and future scenarios with a variety of clinical and cognitive-based symptoms that radically affect the individual’s ability to cope with life effectively or manage themselves according to proper social norms in the social environment. … Generalized anxiety disorder requires interventions from…
Physical Appearance and Shyness
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Researchers have hypothesized that behavioral problems are accentuated when a shy person wants to be with other people. This need to be with others-sociability-is a related but separate construct from shyness. The purpose of the present study was to examine the correlation between physical appearance and shyness.… Does shyness have the properties of a…
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