Psychology

Person-Centered Development Intervention Strategies

Lennox is a fourteen-year-old with ADHD with difficulty in learning and comprehending mathematics skills a year below grade level. When not on medication, Lennox completes only one out of ten math questions. Normally, Lennox is disruptive and rebellious in class and more often than not, he has difficulty concentrating in...

Autism Symptoms in Infants and Toddlers Article

Article Review (Summary) “What symptoms predict the diagnosis of autism or PDD-NOS in infants and toddlers with developmental delays using the Baby and Infant Screen for autism Traits?” is a research article by Johnny L. Matson, Jill C. Fodstad & Timothy Dempsey which presents the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders...

Five Stages of Grief in the “Lament for a Son”

Analysis of Wolterstoff’s Reflections In Lament for a Son, Nicholas Wolterstorff recounts his grieving experiences following the death of his child (Eric) in an accident (Wolterstorff, 1987). His sentiments capture the sorrow and pain of a grieving parent. His reflections revolve around the comfort or counsel offered to the bereaved...

Impacts of Deviant Status

Introduction The deviant status has a number of effects, irrespective of whether the action is self-inflicted (alcoholism) or imposed (sexual assault). The mainly known impact of deviant status is posttraumatic stress disorder, even though its impacts are also manifested in a number of other symptoms that are psychological. Some the...

Causes of Stress and Its Effects

The contemporary society is increasingly exposing humanity to devastating occurrences. These issues include terror attacks, natural disasters, economic constraints, layoffs, failed relationships, conflicts, and other challenging situations. These factors increase the susceptibility of individuals to stress (Dimsdale, 2008). The American Psychological Association (APA) has defined stress as the debilitating psychological...

Promoting Positive Behavior in Children

Introduction A model family comprises the father, mother, and children. However, families are dynamic and diverse nowadays. For instance, there are single-parent families, which in most cases comprises of mothers and children (Tobin & Sugai 2005). Positive behavior is about respecting others, and this is the pillar on which the...