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PSYCHO SOCIAL PROBLEMS OF YOUTH By Dr. Nasreen Banu & Dr. K. Yashoda
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Today, violence is one of the leading causes of death between the ages of 15 and 24. Depression, according to the National Institutes of Health, occurs with greater frequency among teenagers today... More > than in the past. Because many adolescents behaviors are often not identified as troubled and do not get the help they need. Aggression & Violence peaks during the second decade of life. The youths who first became violent in childhood escalate their violence in adolescence, and a larger group of young people embarks on violence in adolescence. Violent behavior in children and adolescents can include a wide range of behaviors: explosive temper tantrums, physical aggression, fighting, threats or attempts to hurt others (including homicidal thoughts), use of weapons, cruelty toward animals, fire setting, intentional destruction of property.< Less
We All Benefit By Peter Gillies
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Debtor Psychology considers the effects of social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the economic decisions of individuals and businesses. This book presents and translates that into what it can... More > mean to debt collection. These psycho/economic models integrate insights about how self-interest, rules-of-thumb, and other non-rational features of business life affect your business and how you can use them to promote effective communication with your clients and customers. Debtor Psychology supplements and enhances your knowledge of, and approach to, customers through insights obtained from portfolios, demographics, and individuals. By applying certain frameworks to your existing client portfolios, you can engineer more effective collections strategies for you and your clients. This book represents true Innovation; it concepts are not plug-and-play, but they do provide straightforward ideas that can be implemented for your particular clients or portfolio profiles.< Less
Establishing a Permanent Exo-Earth Terrestrial Base By James Martin
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This proposal is specifically designed to outline the requirements of a future exo-planetary mission to Mars. The root exo- in this research refers to the region outside of Low- or Medium-Earth Orbit... More > that is generally used for current space missions; thus a lunar or Martian surface-base would satisfy this requirement. The proposal focuses on the human factors, including psycho-social behaviors and space medicine; technical requirements, such as life support and communications systems; and mission planning/execution components of a long-duration space mission. Furthermore, the study will analyze the potential future applications of an exo-planetary surface-base in terms of commerce, defense and exploration, including a near-future space tourism.< Less
Feelings and Emotions: Pursuing the Mysteries of the Self Image By W. D. Raymondson
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Professional or lay person, nearly everyone refers to the various 'Self-Image' concepts…'Self-Image', 'Self Worth', 'Self-Esteem' and so forth. But when you ask for a simple definition of WHAT... More > these 'Self-Image' concepts are, WHAT they do and WHY they are so important, the answers come back either as unintelligible scientific Mumbo-Jumbo or as an empty echo of the question. That the construct we call the 'Self-Image' exists is arguable but the fact that we have an entire Psycho-Social mechanism within our head (Beliefs-Thoughts-Feelings) that creates our behaviors is above reproach. Legend or science, it makes no difference, 'Self-Image' theories are a convenient way to visualize the survival analysis and problem solving processes that goes on inside our heads and more importantly a means of tracking down WHY we behave the way that we do. That is the realm of our Primordial Human-Nature and its unscientific step child…'Primordial SURVIVALISM' … both the psychological residence of our ‘Self-Image’.< Less
His 1220 H Intro to Psych Honors By Susan Tatsui-D'Arcy
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Merit’s Intro to Psychology course will introduce the students to the study of human consciousness and behavior. Topics to be covered include neuroscience, learning, perception, cognition,... More > memory, the psycho-pharmaceutical industry, human development, social interactions, and mental disorders. Students will read a selection of original influential writings by Freud, Jung, Skinner, Maslow, and Rogers. An attempt will be made to enmesh various psychological movements and schools of thought to relevant social, philosophical, and historical movements. Each student will volunteer to participate in psychological research studies at a local college. They’ll write a term paper entitled “Who am I really?”(12-15 pp), which considers the application of the psychological perspective to the student’s daily life. The students will also write weekly response papers about in-class readings and lectures. The class will take two field trips: to the Behavioral Health Unit at the local hospital, and to a mental institution.< Less

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