Psychology

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Lucid Dreams: the First Virtual Reality Psychological By: Sean Pasinsky For ages people have thought of dreams as curses or blessings that we could not prevent nor manipulate. This "place" called our dreams has constantly puzzled us, because it is here where all things are possible and seem to occur. In our dreams we perform superhuman and wonderful feats that would normally be impossible in the "awake world". We f

On Narcissism: Psychological Theories and Therapeutic Interventions in the Narcissistic Disorders Introduction Understanding the Narcissistic Phenomenon The so called 'narcissistic personality disorder' is a complex and often misunderstood disorder. The cardinal feature of the narcissistic personality is the grandiose sense of self importance, but paradoxically underneath this grandiosity the narcissist suffers from a chro

Schizophrenia During the 1950s, mentally disordered people who were harmful to society and themselves could be treated with medications and were able to return safely to their communities. During the 1980s, the cost of health care increased more than any other cost in our national economy. As a result, strategic planning has been made to reduce costs. "The political decision made to deinstitutionalize chronic mental patients started with the ap

1.0 Introduction Throughout the eighties and into the nineties, work stress have continued to rise dramatically in organizations across North America. The eighties saw employees stressing out from working in a rapidly growing economy. During the nineties, beginning from the recession of 1992 till present day, employees are stressed by their own job insecurities in the face of massive downsizing and restructuring of organizations in order to be competitive on the global st

Abnormal Psychology-Mental Disorders Schizophrenia http://www.mentalhealth.com/book/p40-sc02.html#Head_1 Schizophrenia is a disorder that can effect anyone. It is the greatest the greatest disorder that effects teenagers. When someone is effected by the disorder it is not just that one person that has to learn to deal with it, the families of the patients must also learn to deal with it. There are many possible causes for the disorder with many d

Lucid Dreams: the First Virtual Reality Psychological Sean Pasinsky For ages people have thought of dreams as curses or blessings that we could not prevent nor manipulate. This "place" called our dreams has constantly puzzled us, because it is here where all things are possible and seem to occur. In our dreams we perform superhuman and wonderful feats that would normally be impossible in the "awake world". We find the men or

"How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought which is independent of experience, is so admirably appropriate to the objects of reality (Einstein)?" "How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought which is independent of experience, is so admirably appropriate to the objects of reality (Einstein)?" This issue has troubled philosophers as well as scientist since Einstein first posed it. To answer what Einstein meant wh

Imagen being tormented day and night by voices that argue with you or tell you what 'they' think you should do. Or feeling so withdrawn that you slowly go insane without knowing how to communicate. Or watching everything you know go upside down and inside out while others try to diagnose you, but you can't explain it to them. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects 1% of the world population, or six million people, directly. In some cases it is partially or totally curable, but most pati

Sleepwalking Have you ever known anyone who has sleepwalked? If you have ever lived with young children, then you have probably witnessed the act of sleepwalking. "Sleepwalking, or somnambulism, is a sleep disorder characterized by walking or other activity while seemingly still asleep" (Sleep Walking 1999). Personally, I sleepwalk. Also, my ten-year-old brother sleep walks. Children usually start to sleep walk, when they are ten-years-old ("Children and Sleepwalking 1998). My brot

The debate over the importance of nature verses the importance of nurture has been going on since the beginning of modern science. Both sides of the argument have undeniably good points proving that that influence is more important than the other. Both nature and nurture are important because they both help in shaping personality. Of course nature can only go so far, because it is unalterable. The environment around a person, on the other hand, is ever-changing offering more opportunity for gro