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The Benefits and Limitations of Using a Genogram to Study Cultural Psychology

2 pages | 410 words

A genogram is a pictorial representation of an individual's relationship within a family set up. Genograms can be used to study various aspects of cultural psychology, such as family dynamics and hereditary patterns. While there are benefits to using a genogram to study cultural psychology, there are also some limitations to consider.

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The Main Influences on Adopted Children’s Behavior

3 pages | 720 words

In this essay, we will explore some of the main influences on adopted children's behavior, including the family setting, the influence of the environment, the influence of genetics, and the interaction between environment and genetics. We will also consider peer influence and social learning. Finally, we will explore the nature vs. nurture debate in relation to adopted children's behavior.

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Looking at Women: How Men See Them and Why It Needs to Change

2 pages | 470 words

In his essay "Looking at Women," Scott Russell Sanders looks at the role of women in society and how men look at them. He points out that women are often seen as objects, and that this is due to both men's perception of them and to genetics. He goes on to say that feminism is the only way to change this perception, and that it is important for men to be more aware of how they look at women.

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African Americans at Increased Risk for Blood Clots from Stents

2 pages | 330 words

The study found that African-Americans are more than twice as likely as non-African-Americans to develop blood clots from their stents within one year of their procedures. The risk is even higher among certain groups of African-Americans, such as women and those who are younger than 60 years old. The findings suggest that African Americans are more likely to develop blood clots from stents because they are more likely to have certain risk factors that predispose them to clotting problems.

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The Impact of Bipolar Disorder on Individuals and Society

5 pages | 1130 words

This essay discusses bipolar disorder, its potential causes, and its impact on individuals and society.

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The Nature vs. Nurture Debate of Criminality

3 pages | 700 words

This essay looks at the debate of whether criminals are born or made, with a focus on the various social, genetic and environmental factors that can contribute to crime.

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The Role of Genetics and Environment in the Etiology of Depressive Disorders

6 pages | 1580 words

This essay discusses the etiology of depressive disorders, with a focus on the role of genetics and family history. The essay describes twin studies and adoption studies that have been conducted to elucidate the role of genes and environment in the development of depression. Molecular genetic studies and neurobiology are also discussed, as well as psychotherapy and drug therapy.

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The Impact of Selective Mutism Disorder

2 pages | 470 words

This essay discusses the key points related to selective mutism disorder, including its causes, symptoms, and implications.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: An Overview

2 pages | 450 words

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative brain disorder that leads to memory loss, deterioration of cognitive (thinking) ability, and personality changes. The disease was first described by German psychiatrist and neurologist Alois Alzheimer in 1906. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for 60% to 80% of all cases. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to affect daily life.

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