Social Work Research Method Class

Typical sources of knowledge and potential errors Authority Based on information from leaders ex) political figures, community leader, religious leader, parents etc Common sense Based on our perceptions ex) Earth is viewed as flat Observations Based on inaccurate/selective observations ex) play therapy Overgeneralizations Based on making too general a conclusion…

Justin Bieber engaged

It's been a while since I wrote about Justin Bieber. The last time I wrote about him, he was not in a good place, going to jail for racing with another driver, getting into a trouble after another..well, we all go through that when we are young, right? Well, that's…

the Six core therapeutic process of act

the six core therapeutic processes in ACT are contacting the present moment, defusion, acceptance, and self-as-context, values, and committed action. Before we go through them one by one, take a look at the diagram in figure 1.1 which is light heartedly known as the ACT hexaflex. This diagram differs from…

Identify your higher power

and make yourself feel more powerful.. Whether you believe in one God, many gods, a divine universe, or the goodness that exists within each human being, having faith in something bitter and more powerful than yourself can often make you feel empowered, safe, and calm. this is what people mean…

Sunless skies worsen OCD

Sunless skies can bring down a person's mood and decrease motivation, but do they also have an impact on the severity of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms? A recent study suggests that indeed they do, and it explains why that might be. Individuals diagnosed with OCD experience obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors-hense…

Born this way? Science of Gender Identity

While President Donal Trump has thrust transgender people back into the conflict between conservative and liberal values in the US, geneticists are quietly working on a major research effort to unlock the secrets of gender identity. A consortium of five research institutions in Europe and the US, including Vanderbilt University…

Gender Dysphoria

Gender dysphoria occurs when there is a persistent sense of mismatch between one's experienced gender and assigned gender. definition; Gender dysphoria (formerly gender identity disorder) is defined by strong, persistent feelings of identification with the opposite gender and discomfort with one's own assigned sex that results in significant distress or…

How older brothers influence homosexuality

Homosexuality might be partly driven by a mother's immune response to her male fetus-which increses with each son she has. Here's what we know: Homosexuality is normal. Between 2 and 11 percent of human adults report experiencing some homosexual feelings, though the figure varies widely depending on the survey. Homosexuality…
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