Diabetes Center

Psychological Effects Of Diabetes Statistics indicate that nearly 30 million people in the United States live with a form of diabetes. From the time of receiving the diagnosis to having to live an altered lifestyle due to the chronic illness, individuals understandably experience common types of emotional and psychological effects. Psychological Effects Of Diabetes   […]

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Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

1. Provide an introduction (Please answer the following questions in your answer: State the relevance to social work and how social work as a profession is uniquely qualified to address the issue, not the functions of the job but values and purposes of the profession) “Jean Piaget (1952) proposed that people go through various stages […]

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A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide

Abstract This study intends to explore the differences between maternal and paternal filicide. The sample population consists of five males and five females who either attempted or completed filicide and are incarcerated at Denver Women’s Correctional Facility and Colorado State Penitentiary. Participants will complete a survey inquiring their thoughts and experience of committing filicide. Keywords: […]

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Dissociative Identity Disorder

As early as the 19th century there were people that were considered of having “two faces,” this was believed to be a demonic possession. However today this is now known as Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder has remained a highly controversial disorder over the years.  Dissociative Identity […]

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Can I claim my parents as dependents for health insurance and tax purposes?

Right off the bat, most people would assume the answer to this question is no. In reality, many adult children end up taking care of their aging parents. In fact, close to 30% of adult children are the primary caretakers of their parents. Thus, it makes this question a viable one every year when tax […]

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Do people use wheelchairs at Disney World just to get to the head of the line?

Alright, it sounds downright awful. The thought of someone feigning a disability just to skip a few—or a few hundred—places in line at Disney World might turn your stomach, but yes, people do it. In fact, they do it a lot more than you might think. Of course, this isn’t uncommon behavior when we think […]

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