Tag: research

Cultural Competence in Promoting End-of-Life Care for Muslim Patients.

Just a little infographic I put together last term as part of my learning plan. Cultural competence is essential in providing patient centred care. As healthcare providers we need to be aware of our patient’s backgrounds as it often has a direct influence on promoting well-being in our patients. It can relate to why our […]

The Real Causes Of Depression Have Been Discovered, And They’re Not What You Think.

By: Johann Hari Across the Western world today, if you are depressed or anxious and you go to your doctor because you just can’t take it any more, you will likely be told a story. It happened to me when I was a teenager in the 1990s. You feel this way, my doctor said, because […]

Mate Selection.

“Compared to males, females regarded intimacy, self-growth, self-understanding, and positive self-esteem as more important benefits, and regarded loss of identity and innocence about relationships and love as more important costs Alternatively, males regarded sexual gratification as a more important benefit, and monetary losses as a more serious cost than did females.” http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/…/j.1475-6811.1994.…/abstract

Testosterone and Its Effects on Aggressive Behaviour in Adolescents

Aggression has been defined as any form of behaviour that is intended to harm another person (Passer, Smith, Atkinson, Mitchell and Muir, 2011). Over the years psychologists and other researchers have been able to study this form of behaviour by analyzing the factors that may contribute to aggression. These factors have been thought to include […]

Music and its Influence on the Cognitive Abilities of Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease, in which there is a gradual decrease in memory function, intellectual abilities and a change in personality occurs (APA, n.d.).  In the early stages of the disease, patients often lose the ability to remember and retain new information. In later stages they lose the ability to think, speak and do […]

Disney Influence on Gender Types and Race.

Since its establishment in 1920, the Disney Corporation has since become a household name for wholesome family entertainment. Disney is often associated with promoting pure and innocent fantasies, oftentimes through the use of fairytales. As technology’s role in the lives of children increases, it has become evident that accumulated media experiences, including television and film, […]

Participate in study on recovery from depression

“Bridget Badu-Poku, a Counselling Psychologist Trainee at City University London, is partaking research which aims to explore the experiences of recovery in those who have been given a diagnosis of depression.” Great opportunity to help researchers explore the meanings one attribute to the experience of recovery following depression. For more information follow the link listed below. http://www.sane.org.uk/resources/news/show_news/622 […]