Thursday, August 17, 2017

Psychological Explanation of Criminal behaviour

CRIME: Crime is the violation of law for which some governing authority can ultimately prescribe a conviction. While crime is an expression of social maladjustment...

Client Centered Therapy

Client Centered Therapy Client Centered Therapy is an insight therapy that emphasis providing supportive emotional climate for clients, who play a major role in determining...

Chromosomal Abnormalities; Causes and Consequences

CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITIES: The chromosomal abnormalities are caused by errors in the number or structure of chromosomes. Many children with chromosomal abnormalities have mental and/ or...

Basic Methods in Infant Research

Introduction: In just 3 years, infants change from totally dependent creatures to active children who understand much about their immediate social and physical world....

Existential Therapy

Existential Therapy: Existential therapy is a form of psychological counseling that is rooted in the ideals and philosophies of “Existentialism”. As existentialism is the philosophy...

Methods of Measuring Development in Humans

Methods of Measuring Development: Introduction:  Development describes the growth of humans throughout the lifespan, from conception to death. The scientific study of human development seeks to...

The Endocrine System

The Endocrine System The endocrine system consists of glands that secrete chemicals into the blood steam that help control bodily functioning. Hormones: Hormones are the...

Neurotransmitters and their functions

Neurotransmitters: The nervous system relies on chemical couriers “neurotransmitters” to communicate information between neurons. These neurotransmitters are fundamental to behavior, playing a key role in...

Organization Of The Nervous System

Organization Of The Nervous System The nervous system is divided in two parts: The peripheral nervous system The central nervous system Peripheral Nervous System: “The peripheral nervous...

Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development: Introduction: “Cognitive Development refers to transition in youngster patterns of thinking including reasoning, remembering and problem solving”.  Piaget’s Theory is stage theory...

Eric Erickson Theory of Psycho-Social Development

Introduction:  Erik Erickson, the famous Psychoanalyst, is credited with developing the theory of psycho-social development which covers the normal development over the entire life span...

Development Irregularities during Pre-natal Period

Developmental Irregularities during Pre-Natal Period Introduction: Causes of Developmental Irregularities Hereditary Factor Mendelian Inheritance Patterns: Dominant Inheritance of Defects: Recessive Incomplete Sex-linked Chromosomal Abnormalities: Numeric Chromosomal Abnormalities Structural Chromosomal Abnormalities Environmental Factor: Maternal Nutrition: Maternal Drug use: Maternal...

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