Treating Depression With Online Optimism Intervention

Does proneness to flow states affect effectiveness? Researchers of depression have often focused on the role of negative future-oriented cognitions in the development and maintenance of the disorder (e.g., Beck, Rush, Shaw, & Emery, 1979; Abramson, Alloy, & Metalsky, 1989). Beck (1967, 1976) asserted that depressed people possess a negative cognitive triad consisting of negative […]

Read More

Trauma in Adjudicated Youth and Treatment Strategies

Morgan Carella Abstract Research indicates there is a high prevalence of trauma in adjudicated youth (Brown, McCauley, Navalta, & Saxe, 2013; Ford, Steinberg, Hawke, Levine, & Zhang, 2012; Davis, Sheidow, & McCart, 2014; Rosenberg et al., 2014; Stimmel, Cruise, Ford, & Weiss, 2014). It is possible that effectively addressing trauma could reduce the probability of […]

Read More

History of the Lobotomy

WHAT IS A LOBOTOMY? It may be defined as: “A neurosurgical procedure wherein the connections to and from the brain’s prefrontal cortex are cut. This procedure was performed to try and neutralize the mentally ill. The man responsible for this technique was named Walter Freeman”. EARLY HISTORY OF LOBOTOMIES: The first time lobotomies were performed […]

Read More

Transitioning to Adulthood Case Study

TRANSITIONING TO ADULTHOOD SOPHIA A JOHNSON Abstract We have been asked to assess Tracey’s ability to effectively transition and accomplish her dreams. The process will require collaboration from not only the behavior analysis but other administrators and para professionals such as her special educations teacher, parents and other service providers. In order to ensure that […]

Read More

Trait and Types Approaches to Personality

Critically evaluate the trait and type approach/perspective of personality, drawing on relevant research. This essay will begin by giving a description of what personality is, before going on to critically evaluate trait and type approaches of personality. The precise definition of personality has been a controversial issue over many years by various theorists. One definition […]

Read More

Trait theory and personal construct

The psychological study of individual differences traditionally has roots in the clinical, psychometric and experimental traditions (Butt,2007). Trait theory is based in the experimental approach. More recently the phenomenological perspective has made headway into the study of individual differences, as demonstrated by personal construct theory (PCT). This essay will start by describing trait theory and […]

Read More

Traits That Shape Personality: Reflection

Dominika Klapacz We live in a world that has over 7 billion people and even when there is so many individuals, not one person is the same. There are various characteristics that determine what type of personality a person will endure. Personality can be defined as qualities that mold an individual’s original character. It is […]

Read More