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...

The relationship between self-confidence in the work place and socio-economic status

According to Vealey (Cited in Rabaz, Castuera, Arias, Echeverrίa, & Arroyo, 2014, p. 682), self-confidence refers to the beliefs and levels of a surety that individuals possess about the successful execution of a particular task. Unfortunately, there are no studies that have examined this aspect about socio-economic status in the workplace, but there is too much talk about how one’s socio-economic status influences an individual’s self-confidence especially when he or she is in a group of the elites. On a different note, there is an adequate focus on self-esteem, which stems from one's self-confidence. Thereby, this literature review strives to provide insight into the current scientific...

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

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). RNR Model and Recidivism The National Institute of Justice (2018), defines recidivism as relapsing to criminal activities and often occurs after one is...

Psychoanalysis Treatment in Addiction

Abstract Substance abuse or addiction is the compulsion to use a specific type of drug on a continuous basis without having to realize its negative impacts. Even if these victims realize these effects, they are unable to get rid of this bad habit. With many methods suggested to improve the condition of these addicts, one of the most common ones is psychoanalysis. This is a way to use human brain to assist him to overcome this compulsion. This study is targeted to analyze the strength of role psychoanalysis plays in treating substance abuse. For the research, primary data is collected from healthcare providers and they have some deep insights into the matter. The final results of the study are not...

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...

Media portrayal of depression after the German wings

Introduction March 24, 2015, plane crash received global media coverage with the concerns of a limitation regarding the management of stigma associated with mental illness. The basic assumption is that the media coverage on the attitudes linked with mental health has greatly impacted the public perception. Also, the alleged murder-suicide by the co-pilot that resulted in the death of 150 individual, all passengers and crew members, was associated with a long period of depression. The association is viewed to elevate anger, fear and the need for social distance from individuals perceived to suffer from mental issues. BackgroundGoulden et al. (2011) explain that in the past few years, several...

Media portrayal of mental health stigma after the Germanwings plane crash

MEDIA PORTRAYAL OF MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA AFTER THE GERMANWINGS PLANE CRASH Student’s Name Course Professor’s Name University City (State) Date TABLE OF CONTENTS abstract4Introduction5Background5Statement of the Problem6Research Rationale10Research Objectives, Research Scope & Questions10Definition of terms11Procedure12Significance and Limitations of the Study13Dissertation Outline13Chapter Summary14RESEARCH METHODOLOGY152.1approach152.2data162.3review DESIGN172.4SAMPLING172.5materials172.6PROCEDURE202.7DATA ANALSIS212.8ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS22 results and result Analysis233.1newspapers analysis233.1.1the daily mail233.1.2the telegraph243.1.3the guardian253.1.4the sun263.1.5the daily...