HIV Infection and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Status, Challenges, and Opportunities

Kharsany and Karim (2016) carried out a systematic review looking into the epidemiology of HIV infections across sub-Saharan Africa covering the factors that promote high incidence and mortality rates. Moreover, it investigates the priorities for mitigating the progression of HIV to an epidemic. It considers the means of maximizing the usage of the already limited resources to achieve these objectives. These objectives were diverse making the discussion widely informative but poorly focused. Kharsany and Karim (2016) did little to describe their methods of selecting sources for their report; hence, it is impossible to note if they conducted the due diligence necessary to pick the right publications...

The Effectiveness of Interpersonal Therapy in Treating Depression

Depression is one of the most common mood disorders on earth, but also one of the most serious. It associates feelings of sadness and hopelessness and is the leading course of suicides of all times (Symonds & Anderson, 2012). Early treatment of the condition requires early diagnosis and intervention through various methods developed by specialists. Dysthymia, on the other hand, is a form of depression that is much milder but persistent (Symonds & Anderson, 2012). It can go on over two years, slowly affecting an individual and feeding their loneliness and hopelessness. Interpersonal therapy is a form of conversational therapy that focuses on patterns in the relationships that people form...

Why does the Public Education Can Help to Increase Breastfeeding Rates in the United States?

The Contribution of Public Education to Increasing Breastfeeding Rates in the United States Name Institutional Affiliation The contribution of Public Education to Increasing Breastfeeding Rates in the United States Abstract Breastfeeding among mothers in the United States is alarmingly low, despite the high rates of initiation. The low rate of breastfeeding among the mothers is despite the knowledge of health, financial and psychological benefits of breastfeeding to the mother, the child and their families (Brenner & Buescher, 2011). The indication is that the mothers who begin with the intention to breastfeed receive inadequate support and education that can facilitate their commitment...

The impact of using Fryers model in Acquisition Mathematical concepts for primary students in Qatar

The Impact of Using Frayer’s Model in Acquisition Mathematical Concepts for Primary Students in Qatar Abstract In Qatar, the Ministry of Education seeks to restructure the country’s Mathematics curricula with the aim of making it compatible with the modern look of the curriculum, develop the understanding, the skills as well as trends corresponding with members of the Qatari society. However, there is a difference between the curriculum developers and teachers on the best to restructure the Mathematics curricula. The curriculum developers are interested in mathematical structure while the teachers are interested in mathematical knowledge which includes the acquisition of skills and...

The impact of Central Bank independence on price stability: Does independence lead to lower fiscal deficits?

THE IMPACT OF CENTRAL BANK INDEPENDENCE ON PRICE STABILITY: DOES INDEPENDENCE LEAD TO LOWER FISCAL DEFICITS? By (Name) Course Tutor University City, State Date Introduction An independent central bank has significant impacts on the rate of inflation, price stability, and fiscal deficit. In the democracies with independent central banks, the fiscal balance is more stable compared to the countries with non-neutral central banks. Other than the central banks, it is essential to understand there are external factors that could affect fiscal balance. For instance, election years, budget statements, media freedom and the executives have a significant influence on the fiscal stability. Thus,...

The Impact of Nurse Residency

The Impact of Nurse Residency/Transition Programs in Reducing Work Bullying, Stress, Burnout and Violence among New Graduate Registered Nurses Analysis There were 7 out of the 10 articles discussed that showed the issues of bullying and violence as a culture in nursing. Cantrell examined the prevalence of the newly graduated nurses concerning their vulnerability through surveying 550 of them (190). According to the survey, more than half (57%) of those who participated said that they have experienced being undervalued by others, this is according to Beecroft, Dorey, Wenten (200). Out of this, there were 35% reported to have experienced their learning process prevented by the other nurses....

Cost of High Education for Low-Income Students

Cost of High Education for Low-Income Students Abstract The research focuses on the cost of high education in relation to low-income students. The research will demonstrate that number of students in higher education institutions depends on the amount charged for the acquisition the education. When the price is high, the students with low income cannot afford to pay the price and hence low population in the higher learning institutions. On the other hand, when the cost of high education is low, many low-income students can afford the price and hence an increased number of students in the institutions. The research is important since it will also focus on the strategies that can be used to solve...

Step 1: Literature Search Question (LSQ)

Literature Search Question (LSQ) Name Institution Appropriate research topic: The Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most commonly used therapy for people with numerous kinds of problems. It is an approach which is broadly used in psychotherapy to help people with mental issues. This is the research topic in this dissertation. Questions related to this topic The following Literature Search Questions (LSQs) that are related to this topic: What does the literature in psychology tell us about the advantages and disadvantages of using cognitive behavior therapy for treating schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders? What does the...

Social Activity and Effects on Depression in the Elderly: A Systemized Review of the Lived Experiences of Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Background of Social Activity and Effects on Depression in the Elderly: A Systemized Review of the Lived Experiences of Community-Dwelling Older Adults Studies indicate that cases of depression among the elderly have been on the rise in recent years. Depression is caused by isolation which in turn affects mental health adversely. However, social activity helps address the issue of isolation among the elderly. Social activities such as dancing increase one’s confidence to face problems. Moreover, social activities increase an individual's self-worth because one can interact with other people who have more serious issues. This study is a systematic review of the qualitative literature on the...

A Systemized Review of the Lived Experiences of Community-Dwelling Older Adults

A Systemized Review of the Lived Experiences of Community-Dwelling Older Adults Background The advancement in medical technologies, as well as public awareness and education, has had many positive effects on the overall physical and psychological health of the society. One of the profound effects of technological advancement and the availability of treatment and management options for previously unpredictable medical conditions is an increase in the lifespan of the population (Borglin et al. 2005 p. 202). Subsequently, unlike historical times, the modern society has a high number of individuals in the category of the elderly thus the need to understand the opportunities and challenges that are...