Depression as the leading cause of disability worldwide

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide (World Health Organization, 2016). In the United States, the economic burden of depression is over $210 billion (Greenberg, Fournier, Sisitsky, Pike, & Kessler, 2015). Moreover, many individuals with depression also experience physical or psychiatric comorbidities that contribute to the overall disease burden (Greenberg et al., 2015). Only… Continue reading Depression as the leading cause of disability worldwide

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Conception of the independent variables

R.W. Schwester © 2015 All Rights Reserved Except from Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration DEFINING VARIABLES Subsequent to identifying one’s variables, a researcher must thoroughly define all of those variables. A researcher must convey his or her conception of what each variable means. Using our recurring example – Do students that attend research methods… Continue reading Conception of the independent variables

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Movie Analysis Assignment

PSYC221 Movie Analysis Assignment Due T hursday, April 29th The major assignment this semester will be a writing assignment that you will analyze a movie and discuss the psychological disorder associated with the character. The analysis will be formatted using APA guidelines. The movie assignment i s due Thursday, April, 29th and must be submitted… Continue reading Movie Analysis Assignment

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Conducting a Relevant Literature Review

1 Conducting a Relevant Literature Review All Rights Reserved © 2015 Richard W. Schwester What is a Literature Review? Once a researcher has identified a broader topic and formulated a “researchable” research question and a set of hypotheses, the step immediately thereafter is to begin your literature review. For both the fledgling research methods student… Continue reading Conducting a Relevant Literature Review

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Patterns of behavior from a sociological viewpoint

CONTENT REQUIREMENTS During the course, we discuss several concepts, terms and patterns of behavior from a sociological viewpoint.  For this assignment, you will take photographs that illustrate some of those concepts, terms and behaviors.  For each photograph, you will perform a sociological analysis of how that photograph illustrates the concept, term or behavior. [NOTE:] This… Continue reading Patterns of behavior from a sociological viewpoint

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Emotional benefits of Social media

Background: Social media (SM) may confer emotional benefits via connection with others. However, epidemiologic studies suggest that overall SM is paradoxically associated with increased depressive symptoms. To better understand these findings,we examined the association between positive and negative experiences on SM and depressive symptoms. Methods:We conducted a cross-sectional survey of 1,179 full-time students at the… Continue reading Emotional benefits of Social media

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Springer International Publishing

© Springer International Publishing AG 2018 369 T.P. Daaleman, M.R. Helton (eds.), Chronic Illness Care, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71812-5_30 Transitions of Care Mallory McClester Brown With an aging population and advances in medical science, people with advanced diseases are living longer, and chronic care now dominates the health-care system. Effective management of patients with chronic diseases requires a… Continue reading Springer International Publishing

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Rap Music and Its African Nexus

At the Crossroads: Rap Music and Its African Nexus Author(s): Cheryl L. Keyes Source: Ethnomusicology, Vol. 40, No. 2 (Spring – Summer, 1996), pp. 223-248 Published by: University of Illinois Press on behalf of Society for Ethnomusicology Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/852060 Accessed: 04-01-2017 15:03 UTC JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students… Continue reading Rap Music and Its African Nexus

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