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Essay: Peer Groups and Children Consumption

Sample Essay Peer pressure has always been one of the motivators or the influences on the consumption behavior of the children. However with the change in the social dynamics with both parents and older siblings unavailable at the home for consultancy, the children are being reared up by...
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Dissertation on psychology

The results of Reicher and Haslam experiment were very different to say the least; in fact they were the total opposite to that of Zimbardo. The guards in Reicher and Haslam study did not conform to their ‘naturally assumed’ role, the prisoners, however, adapted a very negative role...
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Essay: Psychological Analysis

Sample Essay Marla is a 42-year-old Hispanic female who comes to the mental health clinic complaining of trouble sleeping, feeling “jumpy all of the time,” and an inability to concentrate. These symptoms are causing problems for her at work, where she is an accountant.
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Essay: Psychological Disorder Analysis

Sample Essay After enquiring her about her symptoms and feelings, her complete profile is as follows: Marla is a 42-year-old Hispanic female who comes to the mental health clinic complaining of trouble sleeping, feeling “jumpy all of the time,” and an inability to concentrate. These symptoms are causing...
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Essay: What is Depression

Sample Essay The other extreme of bipolar disorder is depression. Depression is characterized by low mood, depressive thinking and physical or biological symptoms. Patients usually complain of low mood, frequent crying spells, lack of energy and loss of interest in daily activities. There is also lack of concentration...
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Essay: Treatment of Depression

Sample Essay Antidepressants include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI’s), mono-amine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI’s) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCA’s). These antidepressants maintain adequate levels of serotonin and norepinephrine in the synaptic terminals. Mood stabilizers like lithium, valproic acid and carbamezapine are used for treatment of mania or bipolar disorder. The...
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Essay: Depression is not a Rare Disease

Sample Essay Depression is not a rare disease. It is very common in general population. Around 9.5% of adultU.S.population has some form of depressive disorder (The Numbers Count: Mental Illness inAmerica) and the figures are as high as 15% in the developing world (World Health Organization (WHO) report,...
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