By: Rahman Majere
It is interesting to note that one of the highest leading causes of death in many countries is suicide. The strange thing is that in so many of these cases, it is a direct result of 'merely' verbal bullying. This seems like an incredible...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The nuclear family is a somewhat recent construct that applies mostly to Euro centric cultures. This concept was not even widely possible to achieve in Euro centric cultures because many people, especially in the servant and soldier classes, were not allowed to live with their...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It takes some reminding that the nuclear family is not a universal family structure that applies to all human societies. America is obsessed with the nuclear family, with each family consisting of parents and children, separated and independent from the rest, as the only standard...
How is the DSM-IV organized?
By: Angela Graffam
The acronym DSM-IV-TR stands for Diagnostic Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. The DSM-IV-TR is a comprehensive, revised guide used to translate psychiatric disorder diagnoses and the accompanying claim coding on ICD-9 forms. To assist medical professionals, this manual separates psychiatric disorders into several categories...
Health care: The US vs other developed countries
By: Edgar Arold
The health care system all around the world is becoming more developed each day thanks to many generous donors who provide the funds to make that possible. Health care in the United States is not the only developed health care and in fact, many people...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The factors that contribute to urban decay are many and they are unique to each city. Cities that developed centuries ago may have built up around industry, on travel routes or at the best places for seaports, with housing, shopping, hospitals and other services patched...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The inner city can be defined as the older, inner part of a city that deteriorates as it is abandoned for new land and outward expansion of an urban structure. But the term can apply to other neighborhoods. Inner cities go through periods of decline...
Why we procrastinate and how to stop
By: Gayle Daskal
There is no better perspective about procrastination than that of a college student. As a result, this article should prove to be invaluable, as it gives sound advise from someone who understands procrastination at its worst. Why do People Procrastinate? Put simply, people procrastinate because...
Introduction to art history: Prehistoric rock paintings
By: Lea Miller
Ancient man created images that continue to fascinate viewers and researchers alike. Images of animals, birds, and people have been found on every continent except Antarctica. They are a glimpse into the lives and surroundings of our ancestors. Part of the allure is the mystery...
By: Steve Bro
Few words can provoke such a passionate response in people as “Evolution”. It can mean different things to different people, depending on their level of education or background. Many might be surprised to learn that evolution, as a scientific theory, was not the invention...

 

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