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Hypnosis in Memory Retrieval

In recent years there has been a myriad of books and articles written concerning the use of hypnosis and memory retrieval. Aside from the clinical application of hypnosis in treating a variety of psychiatric disorders, hypnosis has received much news coverage concerning its use in awakening early memories of sexual abuse, and even past life therapy. Moreover . . . .

Clinical Psychology Dissertation - Dream Content as a Therapeutic Approach: Ego Gratification vs. Repressed Feelings

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Dream Content as a Therapeutic Approach: Ego Gratification vs. Repressed Feelings

This study sets out to determine how dreams can be used in a therapeutic environment to discuss feelings from a dream, and how the therapist . . . .

Meristems play an important role in reducing the negative effect of mutations in plants. These important plant structures act as embryonic tissue that acts to produce mature plant tissues, and are commonly and simply defined as the area where plants grow (Koning). Meristems continually produce new organs (leaves, roots and stems) in addition to organs formed during embryogenesis (D'Amato). . . . .

How does an indeterminate, modular morphology, aid plants in their pursuit and acquisition of light, water, and mineral nutrients?

According to Encarta morphology is "the study of plant form, development and life histories." ("Botany") Intermediate modular morphology is important to plants in the acquisition of light, water and mineral nutrients. Intermediate modular morphology aids . . . .

Why I want to be a Doctor

My dream to become a doctor began when I was a young girl. Always eager to rescue people and take care of them, I felt like I had the ability to heal. I also played pretend games with all my friends, and like many children we often played doctor. The original instinct was to nurture and soothe, but also to act as the leader. I seem to have a natural inclination . . . .

BRAIN BASED LEARNING THEORY

Learning does not only bring enlightenment to the weary souls but it also helps us learn, grow and be what we are potentially able to become. Therefore education plays a vital role in inculcating a sense of responsibility in children and to assist them in learning other highly important social skills. Thus through adequate instructional framework and . . . .

Book Report

Health Unit Coordination

Introduction to Health Unit Coordination

Health Unit Coordination may be considered one of the most critical positions to fill in a healthcare setting. The actual job of a health unit coordinator however, has often been shrouded in mystery. What exactly does a health unit coordinator do, and why is such a person so vital to the . . . .

Cystic Fibrosis: The Facts is a comprehensive, informative, and well-written book about the disease and its treatments. Ann Harris and Maurice Super address the book to a general audience, making the book extremely accessible to laypeople. Cystic Fibrosis: The Facts is an ideal source for people suffering from cystic fibrosis or for people who have loved ones suffering from the disease. Harris . . . .

Cardio-vascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and leads the statistics for emergency room (ER) cases. This literature review combines two primary causative agents in CVD: (1) Stress in the workplace, and (2) Middle Age. This review will explore one of the key reasons why the harmful ramifications of stress and middle age can be nullified or, at least, reduced—through physical . . . .

NEWS ANALYSIS

If you are like most other Americans, then you certainly love being aware of your surroundings and like to remain in touch with what's happening in your area and your state, if not exactly your country or the world you inhabit. In other words, you want to gather as much necessary information as you can about local affairs. If that is so, local television news programs are . . . .

Androstenedione

In the Major League Baseball season of 1998, Mark McGwire became famous for breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Later it was found out that McGwire's power hitting came from a muscle building synthetic hormone called Androstenedione or Androstenediol. This supplement, nicknamed "Andro" became the first in a list of performance-enhancing substances called pro-hormones . . . .

Perception Theory

The issue of perception in various fields, including philosophy and psychology has been debated with vigor over the last fifty years. In fact, a large amount of experimental work has been completed regarding questions such as the object of perception, the relationship between perception and though, and the nature of perception representational.

In general it is . . . .

Evolution of Respiratory Organ System

Respiratory system functions in providing oxygen into cells and transferring the remains of metabolism. The basic respiratory system happens in two main ways: internal and external respiratory system. In internal respiration, organism experience gaseous exchange through the cellular surface, while in the external respiration, every organism has . . . .

ATHEROSCLEROSIS &

ASSOCIATED METABOLIC SYNDROME

Atherosclerosis, often referred to as "hardening of the arteries," is a common arterial disorder characterized by yellowish plaques of cholesterol, lipids and cellular debris in the inner layers of the walls of large and medium-sized arteries. With the formation of the plaques, the vessel walls become thick, fibrotic and . . . .

Health System of Kuwait

The Managerial Functioning of Kuwait's Health Care System

General Description of the Kuwait Health System

Kuwait claims to have one of "the most comprehensive health care systems, and one of the most all-encompassing social service systems in the world" (KIO, 2003). This health care system has offered free - or nearly free - services to the entire . . . .

Melanoma/Amelanotic

Melanoma is a malignant tumor of the melanocytes, cells that are derived from the neural crest, and although most melanomas arise in the skin, some may also arise from mucosal surfaces or other sites to which neural crest cells migrate (General pg). More than half of the cases arise in apparently normal areas of the skin and occur predominantly in adults (General pg . . . .

EVOLUTION

Reference Question:

What is evolutionary theory and what are causes of evolution and the evidence of evolution?

The term 'evolution' evokes varied connotations. In simple and direct terms it is a process of change or development over a long period of time. Defined so, evolution can refer to any phenomena-- evolution of universe, evolution of human culture etc -- . . . .

In the work of Gustav Theodor Fechner, we find the formal beginning of experimental psychology. Fechner's life spanned 1801 - 1887. Before Fechner, there was only psychological physiology and philosophical psychology. Fechner was described as performing with scientific rigor those first experiments which laid the foundations for the new psychology and still lie at the basis of its methodology . . . .

The Career of an Athletic Trainer

This paper will discuss the career of an athletic trainer, including the background necessary for the career, the necessary education, and job opportunities for athletic trainers. Athletic trainers form a necessary backbone of most professional sports organizations, and many private organizations. A professional athletic trainer can make the difference . . . .

Veterinary Medicine

Truthfully I believe the single greatest asset I bring to the veterinary medical field is my enthusiasm for learning and desire to see all animals cared for in a holistic and safe manner. Though I do not have a great deal of experience working directly in the field, I do have a great many life experiences I believe will contribute to the profession. I believe some of . . . .

W.E. B DU BOIS' 'ON BEING CRAZY' - A REVIEW

On Being Crazy' is Du Bois' reminisces of his experiences with the 'crazy' whites, mindlessly fanatic against the ideals of social equality. With a tinge of satire, Du Bios brings out the irrationality of racism, juxtaposing it against the rationality of seeing things with reference to their immediate significance, convincing a rational mind . . . .

Todd Quintard: Civil War Doctor, Preacher, Soldier and Friend

Personal Chronology (Todd Quintard was born in Stamford, Connecticut, 22 December, 1824. His father, Isaac, was born in the same house, and died there in the ninetieth year of his age. Todd was a pupil of Trinity school, New York, and he studied medicine with Dr. James R. Wood and Dr. Valentine Molt. He graduated at the . . . .

Mental Illness

The foremost question relating to mental illness concerns about its very existence - whether mental illness actually exists or not? According to Thomas Szasz, mental illness is a mere myth (Szasz, 1960) and does not exist, as illness can be defined only in terms of physical pathology and most mental disorders have no such demonstrable pathology. In a similar viewpoint, it . . . .

Sports Science and Sports Medicine- An Overview

Summary: This is a paper about "Sports Science and Sports Medicine." 6 sources are given. (Harvard style)

Sports/exercise science and medicine are fields that have only recently begun consolidating into distinct professions. They are both interrelated, the former being more of an investigative and experimental area while the latter . . . .

On the final fantastical voyage in Gulliver's Travels, Gulliver encounters a race of highly intelligent horses whose extreme rationality seduces the protagonist. Gulliver's increasing hatred for humanity becomes a dark vehicle for Swift's through satire of human nature. The Houyhnhnms embody Enlightenment ideals, as they are led by reason over emotion and essentially devoid of passion. However . . . .

Leukemia

Case Study: Jimmy - A 5-year-old with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Introduction

The child in the case study suffered from acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Acute leukemia is described as a "usually rapidly progressing leukemia characterized by replacement of normal bone marrow by blast cells of a clone arising from malignant transformation of a hematopoietic . . . .

Brief summary of the anatomy and physiology of the Nervous System

The nervous system is a "network of specialized tissue that controls actions and reactions of the body and its adjustment to the environment." ("Nervous System 2000) There are two segments of the nervous system which include the peripheral and central systems. ("Nervous System 2000)

The peripheral nervous system . . . .

Instructional Design Competency Testing for Students

The process of applying the instructional technology knowledge base to the education and training needs of the workforce is referred to as instructional design. Individuals applying the instructional design process to the development of learning products are often referred to as instructional designers. Consequently, instructional . . . .

Christian Biotechnology: Not a Contradiction in Terms

Presented with the idea of "Bioethics" most people in the scientific community today immediately get the impression of repressive, Luddite forces wishing to stifle research and advancement in the name of morality and God. Unfortunately, this stereotype too often holds true. If one looks over the many independent sites on the Internet . . . .

Optimum Time Needed to Fast Patients

Research Utilisation & Evidence Based Dissertation

Abstract

The focus of this research proposal is to examine and analyze optimal fasting before elective surgery by examining clinical study information to determine if optimal fasting is necessary and if so, what effect this has had on patient risk and morbidity.

Research will . . . .

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