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...

Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and effect of reminiscence therapy of dementia patients (55 and older)

Search Strategy __________________________________________________________________________ The articles for the systematic review and meta-analysis were retrieved through a keyword search strategy. The keywords were connected with appropriate Boolean connectors to undertake the scoping the search. The keywords and Boolean connectors that were used for the scoping search included ‘randomized-controlled trials’ OR ‘RCTs’ AND “efficacy” OR “management” OR “cure” AND “reminiscence therapy” AND “dementia patients” OR “demented individuals.” The keywords and Boolean connectors were used to access different clinical and psychology websites include Pubmed Central,...

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...

Special Teachers Attitudes Towards Inclusion of Students with Special Educational Needs

Special Teachers Attitudes Towards Inclusion of Students with Special Educational Needs In their article “Teacher Perceptions of the Regular Education Initiative” by Semmel, Abernathy, Butera, and Lesar (1991) carried out a survey of 381 elementary school teachers from 22 public schools in California and Illinois, where 71 were special teachers, 310 were regular classroom educators, 38 were ancillary personnel (such as the counselors, Bilingual educators, and Chapter 1 personnel ), and 11 were administrators. The researchers’ concentration was on the attitudes of both special and mainstream educators towards the inclusion of the pupils with mild disabilities using survey questionnaires that...

RNR Model and Recidivism

RNR Model and Recidivism Student’s Name: Institution: The Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) model is a mechanism employed by federal supervision system in the US and other nations such as Canada to supervise offenders with the aim of minimizing recidivism and possibly protecting the community from the risks posed by offenders (Sing et al., 2018). The RNR model is applied in risk assessment activities as it can establish the probability of an offender repeating a crime and also in identifying some criminogenic factors, which, if altered, can minimize the possibilities of recidivism (Singh et al., 2018). The National Institute of Justice (2018), defines recidivism as relapsing to criminal...

Public speaking 1

Public Speaking 1 Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Public Speaking 1 Passion not only natures human existence but also fuels motivation and unlocks a myriad of opportunities. It is a form of enthusiasm that excites life. People who are passionate about their life, experience, goals, and work possess more positive energy than their indifferent counterparts. Harms (2016) defines passion as a form of physical, emotional, and spiritual strength, which drives people into focusing on their efforts. While it can push individuals into finding ways that will continually improve their life, passion can also be destructive and limiting. For instance, when people dress up for sporting events and...

Prevalent Interventions for Development of Daily Living Skills in Educational Setting

Literature Review Prevalent Interventions for Development of Daily Living Skills in Educational Setting Hypotheses on the development of daily living skills in an educational setting are multifaceted but, appear not to be well grounded in both practices and issue specific intervention strategies. The gap in knowledge seems to be failing to offer theoretical frameworks in defining intervention strategies that are specific to the education setting. According to Ramdoss et al. (2011), a computer-based model is an intervention strategy that focuses on individuals with intellectual disabilities. Although Ramdoss et al. (2011) provide a theoretical model of integrating both the computer model and...

Learned Helplessness

Learned Helplessness: Methods and results University 7/27/18 Learned Helplessness Method Participants To examine the effect of parental attitude on the level of learned helplessness, data was collected from one hundred and forty-seven participants (147) through the use of questionnaires. In the case study, the participants included individuals, specifically college students and parents of the students (Ackerman, 2018). Some Indian youths employed at different companies also participated to examine the relationship between dedication to work and productivity in the office. Out of the total sample population (N=120), there were 51% males and 49% females. The participants were of an average...

Implementation and Evaluation of Treatment Program

Implementation and Evaluation of Treatment Program Questionnaire results section The results of the different tests that were used indicated that the students improved in every area that they had a problem with after the implementation of the CBT treatment program. There was an improvement in social, behavioral, and emotional skills. The students, who had social anxiety, improved their behavior as they were able to speak and express their feelings. Therefore, cognitive behavioral therapy played a great role in their recovery. Base findings to previous research The results of this investigation indicated that there was an improvement in social skills after the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy was...

Does Northern Ireland Peace Process offer a Model for Resolving Conflicts in Africa

DOES NORTHERN IRELAND OFFER A MODEL FOR RESOLVING CONFLICTS IN AFRICA? Name of Student Name of Course Date Does Northern Ireland Offer a Model for Resolving Conflicts in Africa? Theoretical Framework Human Needs Model by John Burton According to Burton’s Human Needs Model, conflict in the society is inevitable particularly when individuals or groups do not have the right(s) of security, identity, freedom or equality. The needs that appear ‘unmet,’ therefore, are classified under the category of those that led to the expected conflict. Burton’s model and theory reiterate that meeting the needs of human has a positive role(s) in the resolution of violence and conflict(s) (Demmers,...