Lists Of Contents Tagged With "Health"


    How is the term psychotic defined?

    The narrowest definition of psychotic based on symptoms is restricted to delusions or prominent hallucinations occuring in the absence of insight into their pathological nature, Broader, the definition includes other positive symptoms of Schizophrenia that is, disorganized or catatonic behavior. Finally, the term has been defined conceptually as a ...

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  • Feeding And Eating Disorders

    9 months, 1 week ago

    Included here are:

    1. Pica. The essential diagnostic feature of this disorder is the persistent eating of nonnutritive substances for a period of at least one month. Infants and younger children may eat animal droppings, sand, insect, leaves or pebbles. Adolescents and adults may consume clay or soil. There is no ...

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    What are sleep disorders?

    This is an umbrella term for any significant departure from the normal sleep-walking cycle.

    Short sleepers lack difficulty falling asleep and without symptoms such as fatigue, intermittent wakefulness, concentration problems or irritability. Jet lag and shift work types are caused by recent transmeridian travel.

    What are the types of sleep Disorders based on presumed ...

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  • How does a warm and nurturant home influence' social and personality development?

    Studies have shown that early social attachment form the basis of close interpersonal relations in adulthood (Bowlby, 1973). Poor mothering, repeated separations of parents from child, marriage break-ups, limited interactions with other children, may disrupt normal development.

    Kathy Malabanan - Siytangco a Filipino parent, has this to say about ...

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  • How do psychologists measure behavior and experience?

    Whatever method pyschologists use they find it necessary to make statements about amounts or quantities and thus can be measured. Measurement relates to the identification of both the qualitative and quantitative. A set of values that goes up or down is called a scale. There are nominal scales, ordinal scales, and interval scales ...

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  • How is research used in Psychology?

    Research in psychology as in all fields of science, has two focuses of interest: basic research and applied research.

    Basic research is concerned with the quest for knowledge, regardless of whether it has immediate practical value.

    Applied research seeks to improve the human condition by discovering something that can be put to practical use ...

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  • The Nature Of Psychology

    9 months, 2 weeks ago
    What is Psychology?

    Psychology is derived from two Greek words: psyche and logos, meaning soul and study. Psychology is the science of behavior. As a science, it gathers knowledge by carefully observing and measuring events and by experimenting. It is also an art because it develops skill in applying scientific knowledge to problem solving.

    How did psychology develop?

    Let us ...

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  • Psychologists organize their findings concerning the various aspects of the behavior of living organisms. Then they classify the results of their studies into certain specific fields.

    1. Abnormal psychology is the study of maladjustment's among mental, social-emotional deviates.

    2. Adolescent psychology is the study of the behavior of individuals during the adolescent years, usually 12 to 20.

    3. Adult psychology ...

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  • One way to get yourself into a state that supports your achieving any outcome is to act "as if" you were already there. Acting "as if" is most effective when you put your physiology in the state you'd be in if you were already effective.

    Physiology is the most powerful tool we have for instantly changing states, for instantly producing ...

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  • When does human life begin? How can it be protected?

    Individual life can be said to begin when the female ovum is fertilized by the male sperm. At this moment of conception we have the zygote. This single fertilized cell divides into many cells, thus the bone cells, the hair cells, and all types of cells develop which gradually assume ...

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