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A 6 page overview of bipolar disorder. A discussion of the physiological causes and possible treatments. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Jerome Kagen

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper that presents the arguments surrounding Kagen's statement that adolescence "begins in biology and ends in culture." Kagen's comment appears to be in response to the division among theorists in regards to the primary causative factor in adolescent behavior--some, including Gesell, believe that it is biology, while Karen Horney supported the ...


  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper discussing Sigmund Freud's and B.F. Skinner's theories of personality. The question is raised as to whether or not biology, or heredity, plays a part in the development of personalities. The theorists defined are of the opinion that all, or nearly all, of the individual's personality is formed and created by outside ...


  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper discussing Sigmund Freud's and B.F. Skinner's theories of personality. The issue is addressed as to how much biology, or heredity, plays a part in the development of personalities. The theorists defined are of the opinion that all, or nearly all, of the individual's personality is formed and created by outside influences. ...

This 7 page paper provides support for a thesis presented by a student. This model paper explores aggression in children but focuses primarily on cultural influences. It supports the assumption that aggression is affected by the social environment and social interaction. The caregivers who are the role models for children are given attention. ...

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the central elements of the autobiography of author Donna Williams. This paper considers the life experiences of the person with a disability and assesses the correlation between life experiences and the way in which the author developed as an individual. Bibliography lists 2 sources. ...

Carl Jung/Autobiography

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page analysis of chapter 4 from Jung's autobiography Memories, Dreams Reflections (1965). Carl Jung refers to this account of his life as "personal myth." He states that he considers it irrelevant as to whether or not the stories he relates are "true," but that he is concerned only with whether or not ...

A 9 page overview of the life and work of one of the most influential psychoanalysts of the twentieth century. This paper traces Erikson’s life from birth to death, noting his major contributions in the theory of human development. Specific attention is paid to Erikson’s eight stages of human development. Bibliography ...

3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses Skinner, Kuhn, Toulmin and Holton as they relate to the concept of theoretical approach. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 6 page paper. The writer describes this disorder, diagnostic criteria, factors that may lead to suffering from BPD, incidence and treatment. The essay then turns to biographies of Princess Diana that conclude she suffered from BPD. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Carl Gustav Jung

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper. There are two sections in this paper. The first is a brief biography of Carl Gustav Jung. The second discusses one of his own personality characteristics and comments on how Maslow, Freud and Erikson would view this characteristic. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper. Howard Hughes was a hugely successful and wealthy man. He was also shy, secretive and reclusive and those characteristics became more intense as he aged. He had a number of mental illnesses, one of which was learned in childhood. The writer provides a brief biography of Hughes, identifies his psychological ...

Erik Erikson

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper. This essay begins with a biography of Erikson from his birth in Germany, his desire to be an artist, and his moves around Europe. The essay reports why his family moved out of Germany as well as Erikson's own moves across the United States and back again. The essay reports ...

A 5 page paper that begins with a brief biography of Bandura. The paper explains Bandura’s theories about personality, including the steps in observation and modeling. Self-efficacy is also discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 3 page examination of how biology can affect behavior. This paper reviews genetic correlations for such behaviors as alcoholism, homosexuality, and criminal deviancy. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

An 11 page paper discussing human behavior and their origins. Some believe that human behavior is merely due to biological make-up where others firmly believe it is environmental conditioning. There is much evidence that points to both biology and environment playing a role in thedevelopment of human behavior. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

7 pages in length. The prevalence of violent behavior in an elderly mental illness workplace presents a particularly challenging problem for caregivers where management is concerned; only through prevention, according to Caplan's theory, can this undesirable reality be maintained. Correspondingly, nonadherence to medication is one of the most important components to be aware ...

Anger Management

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page paper that begins with a brief explanation of Kolb's experiential learning model. The writer then discusses anger, what causes anger, predisposition to anger, coping strategies and effective communication techniques. Throughout the discussion, the writer parenthetically indicates which of Kolb's four elements are addressed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 6 page paper which examines whether Sigmund Freud had anything significant to say about magic or religion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

12 pages in length. Wanting to be active and actually being active are two entirely different concepts, inasmuch as desire in and of itself is not often enough to cultivate the motivation inherent to exercising. The student may want to get off the couch and be more physically active, but that longing must ...

This 6 page paper discusses what stress is, how it affects the body, and how to manage it. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page exploration of contemporary dating expectations among young adults. Reports the fictional outcome of a survey designed to assess the experiences and attitudes of college students in regard to the courtship process. Provides a particular emphasis on the concept of power in a relationship as well as the specifics of the ...

This 6 page paper is written in first person. Drawing on Alfred Adler's theories, it looks at how power plays out in an individual's life. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page paper that examines the concept of the power of positive thinking and its effects on psychological and physical health. Included are results gleaned from studies conducted over the past few decades that indicate a definite link between optimism and success. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page overview of Freudian theory. The first half of this paper is devoted to clarifying the interaction between the id, the ego, and the superego. The author provides a definition of each of these Freudian terms and details the interaction which occurs between each. In the second half of the paper ...

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