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Gestalt Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
Gestalt Therapy Gestalt Therapy I. Summary and Integration of Major Concepts Founded by Frederick (Fritz) and Laura Perls in the 1940s, Gestalt therapy is a phenomenological  existential methodology which emphasizes experience and experimentation. Gestalt is a German term that means a complete pattern or configuration (p. 112). Though there are many modalities and styles in Gestalt therapy, it is holistic in its approach uniting mind, body, and feeling (p. 112). Some concepts at the core of
History Of Depression
History Of Depression
History Of Depression HISTORY OF DEPRESSION: Depressive illness has been known since biblical times. The word depression comes from the Latin word deprimere (to press down). Thus it means feeling pressed down, sad or low. In the late Middle Ages, religious leaders believed depression was caused by posession of evil spirits. The German religious reformer Martin Luther wrote All heaviness of the mind and melancholy comes of the Devil. Through the years depression has been treated with such remedie
Lack Of Sleep Ages Body’S Systems
Lack Of Sleep Ages Body’S Systems
Lack Of Sleep Ages Body'S Systems Reaction Paper 1 (Sample Reaction Paper) Ron Gerrard, HWS Psychology Department My paper is based on an article from the texts web site (chapter 9) entitled Lack of sleep ages bodys systems. The basic claim of the article is that sleep deprivation has various harmful effects on the body. The reported effects include decreased ability to metabolize glucose (similar to what occurs in diabetes) and increased levels of cortisol (a stress hormone involved in memo
American Sign Language
American Sign Language
American Sign Language In learning about the deaf culture I have taken on a new understanding about the people it includes. Through readings and the lessons, I have learned that being deaf has both its hardships and its blessings. The beauty of the language alone makes one want to learn all that he or she can about it. In this paper I will discuss the beauty of the language and the misconceptions the hearing world has about deafness. The deaf culture has often been labeled as the deaf- and- dumb
Who Is Responsible For Creating These Violent Young Men?
Who Is Responsible For Creating These Violent Young Men?
Who Is Responsible For Creating These Violent Young Men? Who is Responsible for Creating Violent Young Men? When will the violence end? Who is to blame? Only so much fault can be placed on parents or circumstances alone. How can we, as a society, stand by and watch our sons kill and be killed? It all must stop now. Society needs to step up and take responsibility for creating these violent young men or nothing will change. But how can we end the violence? If it was as easy as just saying it, the
Communication
Communication
Communication Communication Progresses Between People In today's hustle and bustle of everyday life, men, women, and children walk past one another without even a friendly smile or hello. As global technology grows, communication between individuals gets more distant and less personal. Even in families, messages are left on the answering machine or as notes on the fridge. Therefore, with todays' highly competitive technological world, it is vital to receive and maintain some old-fashioned inter-
Violent Effects Of Tv On Children And Teens
Violent Effects Of Tv On Children And Teens
Violent Effects Of Tv On Children And Teens It seems like everywhere we as a society look today, violence rears its repulsive head. We see violence in the streets, back alleys, and even our schools. Violence can now be seen in many peoples living rooms while they are sitting down watching television. Children and teenagers seem to be the most effected by violence on television. Many things should be done to change childrens view on television and how much violence should be on the television.
Applied Nostalgia
Applied Nostalgia
Applied Nostalgia Applied Nostalgia--A Parental Look Back Without past memories, Americans lack a standard to base present conditions upon. These memories lie carefully shuffled and categorized in the giant shifter called the brain to crudely approximate the present standard of life. They hope to draw gratification and fulfillment in the progression of the quality of their and especially their childrens lives. This innate desire to compare the past to the present drives personal and political d
A Dangerous Game Of Love
A Dangerous Game Of Love
A Dangerous Game Of Love Would you like to play a game? This game involves passion, deceit, lies, and love. I viewed two movies that share the same painful theme; Cruel Intentions and Dangerous Liaisons. They both bring to life a set of characters that play with emotions like they are nothing but a mere child's game. I chose to introduce you to the infamous Viconte Valmont and the spoiled Sebastian Valmont. Not only are their names similar, but so were their motives. I liked Sebastian more becau
Men And Masculinity
Men And Masculinity
Men And Masculinity Men and Masculinity Why are men so sensitive when it comes to their masculinity? This question came to me when I began reading the introduction of this section on sex. I believe that men are pushed into a social stereotype just like women are. They are told how to act, when to cry, and when to be tough from a very young age. These traits are not only bestowed upon them by their parents, but by movies, music and government of the past and present. ?For many straight men, homos
Napster.Com
Napster.Com
Napster.Com Napster.com The Napster software (http://www.napster.com), launched early in 1999, allows internet users to share and download MP3 files directly from any computer connected to the Napster network. The software is used by downloading a client program from the Napster site and then connecting to the network through this software, which allows sharing (uploading and downloading) of MP3 files between all users connected to the network. While Napster does not condone copyright infringeme
Video Transmission Via Satellite
Video Transmission Via Satellite
Video Transmission Via Satellite Video Transmission via Satellite Abstract Direct Broadcast satellite (DBS) delivers hundreds of TV channels to millions of people around the world. Satellite owners buy slots in space and lease assigned transponder frequencies to service providers. In this paper, I briefly introduce the history and development of DBS, the major vendors of the products, and overall market situation. In order to illustrate why DBS is such a popular technology, I also give out the c
George Balanchine
George Balanchine
George Balanchine 11.13.00 One of the most important and influential people in the world of ballet is George Balanchine. He became a legend long before he died. He brought the standards of dance up to a level that had never been seen before, and he created a new audience for ballet. Balanchine was one of the greatest and most prolific choreographers in ballet history, choreographing at least 300 ballets; he was rivaled in quantity only by Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa. At the age of nine he sta
The Seventies
The Seventies
The Seventies How the 1970's Shaped American History The Nineteen Seventies was a pop culture decade. From Hippies to Disco and Saturday Night Fever to The Brady Bunch, the Seventies were full of cultural changes that shaped society for years to come. Although pop culture was important, many political outcomes also occurred. The Watergate scandal, the official end of the Vietnam conflict, and the United States Bicentennial all happened during this decade. Oil and nuclear problems arose, and Abor
Suicide
Suicide
Suicide Everyday 700 people between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four attempt suicide. An estimated 5,000 teens a year commits suicide in the United States. This makes suicide the second leading cause of death for teens in our country. Many of these suicides appear like accidents. Suicide is a great problem in America. (McGuire, 1990) Suicide has a terrible affect on families. It is very hard for anyone to get over the loss of a person, especially a young person. Statistics show that parents t
Teaching
Teaching
Teaching Culturally Responsive Teaching focuses on how to educate under achieve diverse student of color, and how our children can receive a better education. The author states,? We must insist that this empowerment stop now and set into motion, change strategies to ensure that it does.? Teachers can change the life of his/her students that are underachievers. She can find ways to show that she cares that will empower them to want to learn. They should never compare an achiever to an underachiev
First Kiss
First Kiss
First Kiss Linda, why don't you meet your boy friend today? Oh, Amy, Are you crazy? Meeting a jerk like him right before my birth day is like a nightmare. But still???? It's your 20th birth day. Why don't you just call him then? My boy friend, John, he has been acting like a jerk since when we were young. He always forgets my birth day and to save money, he didn't buy me a music tape but always recorded the songs with his own voice. One day, he said that he is going to give me present that is re
Mango Street
Mango Street
Mango Street The House on Mango Street In The House On Mango Street Esperanza reveals personal experiences through which the reader is able to determine what kind of person she is; her views on life, how she views herself, as well as how her poverty affects her view of life, her view of her future, and how her poverty currently affects her place in the world. The vignettes show different aspects of Esperanza's identity as it evolves and changes progressively throughout The House On Mango Street.
Parenting And Ethics
Parenting And Ethics
Parenting And Ethics Family Friendly for Whose Family? Do workers without children reap the same rewards as do their colleagues who are parents? Equal work for equal pay has long been the American mantra, but are parents more equal? The childfree say it is dangerous to promote one lifestyle and set of personal choices above others. Granting special privileges to those that reproduce creates unprivilege and subtle social pressure for those that don't. Parenting is a choice. With that choice comes
Nafta
Nafta
Nafta Introduction Summary In January 1994, the United States, Mexico, and Canada implemented the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The goal of NAFTA is to create better trading conditions through tariff reduction, removal of investment barriers, and improvement of intellectual property protection. NAFTA continues to gradually reduce tariffs on set dates and aims to eliminate all tariffs by the year 2004. Before NAFTA was established, investing in Mexico was a difficult process. Inves
Womens Studies On Sex In Society
Womens Studies On Sex In Society
Women's Studies On Sex In Society Women's Studies on Sex in Society Sex plays a major role in today's society. From television advertisements and violence within society, all forms of media use sex to help sell their products. With the public being exposed to so many different types, the overuse and exploitation of sex is common. Is sex a useful tool, or a ploy to get the attention of the public? In some instances, it even encourages violence. The world we live in today is still man-made, no les
The Current Status Of Copyright Law
The Current Status Of Copyright Law
The Current Status Of Copyright Law The Current Status of Copyright Law A copyright provides the creator of an intellectual production with ownership and exclusive rights to publish, print, distribute, or sell the copyrighted material. Intellectual productions that are eligible for copyright privileges include written material, written and recorded music, paintings, sculptures, photographs, movies, videos and video games, computer programs, and many other mediums of creative expression. To quali
Imc Abercrombie And Fitch
Imc Abercrombie And Fitch
Imc Abercrombie And Fitch Integrated Marketing Communication and Web Analysis of Abercrombie & Fitch February 27, 2000 COMPANY BACKGROUND Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (Abercrombie) is a specialty retailer of casual clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. With 250 stores in the United States, the company sold $1.04 billion in merchandise in 1999, with net income of $149.6 million. The online and catalog business of the company contributed 2.6% to sales in 1999 and 1.8% in 1998. From its
12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men Many movies sart with promising premises that end up only partially fulfilled, but 12 ANGRY MEN never disappoints. The rich drama with minimalist sets occur almost completely within the confines of a jury room. The incredibly strong ensemble cast for the jury includes: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeny, Martin Blasam, George Voskovec, John Fiedler and Robert Webber. To futher minimize distractions, we never lea
Simpsons
Simpsons
Simpsons The American animation The Simpsons is now in its 10th season as a show in its own right. It was created by Matt Groening as shorts for the Tracy Ullman Show and was bought by the Fox Network, which began screening it as half-hour shows in 1989. Initially its success was restricted to the 9-16 year old age group, and for animation there is nothing remarkable about this. Its success grew quickly and it is now popular in many countries with many different audiences. In the 1990s we are se
American Beauty
American Beauty
American Beauty American Beauty tells the story of one man's search for happiness. The film introduces the audience to Lester Burnham, an ordinary- looking married man and father in his forties. Lester is in a loveless marriage. Lester's wife, Carolyn, is so wrapped-up in her real estate career that Lester often claims that Carolyn doesn't even acknowledge him. Furthermore, Lester's daughter, Jane, is completely distant, often claiming how pathetic she thinks her father is. Moreover, Lester has
Star Wars
Star Wars
Star Wars Star Wars As a Mythology ?Fifteen years ago, I set out to make a movie for a generation without fairy tales.? -George Lucas There exists in every culture a series of folk tales and stories, which make up a part of that culture's history. These stories, called myths, often venture into the magical and fantastic, with great heroes battling terrible monsters to save exotic lands. As the human race has evolved, we have moved beyond the need to attribute unexplained events to supernatural w
The Decade Of Realizations: Amercian Youth During The Last Century
The Decade Of Realizations: Amercian Youth During The Last Century
The Decade Of Realizations: Amercian Youth During The Last Century Of all the 1980's films, that can be described as ?Eighties Teen Movies? (Thorburn, 1998) or ?High School Movies? (Messner, 1998), those written and (with the exception of ?Pretty In Pink? (1986) and ?Some Kind of Wonderful?(1987)) directed by John Hughes were often seen to define the genre, even leading to the tag ?John Hughes rites de passage movies? as a genre definition used in 1990s popular culture (such as in ?Wayne's World
The Creative Mind Of The Spunkmaster
The Creative Mind Of The Spunkmaster
The Creative Mind Of The Spunkmaster Pyro explodes from The Nassau Coliseum in the heart of Long Island, as the 2nd PCW PPV kicks off with Metallica performing Seek -N- Destroy to open up the show !! The crowd is psyched up for this show tonight folks !! Your commentators at ringside are Jackass JR and King Zio !!! ( All The Small Things by Blink 182 plays over the sound system ) JACKASS JR - Here comes Ashley Marty, leading her punk brigade of Cristian Maiullo, Craig Grauso, and Tim Ogden to do
Simpsons
Simpsons
Simpsons The American animation The Simpsons is now in its 10th season as a show in its own right. It was created by Matt Groening as shorts for the Tracy Ullman Show and was bought by the Fox Network, which began screening it as half-hour shows in 1989. Initially its success was restricted to the 9-16 year old age group, and for animation there is nothing remarkable about this. Its success grew quickly and it is now popular in many countries with many different audiences. In the 1990s we are se
Into The “Time Warp”: The Rocky Horror Picture Show As An Enduring Pop
Into The “Time Warp”: The Rocky Horror Picture Show As An Enduring Pop
Into The ?Time Warp?: The Rocky Horror Picture Show As An Enduring Pop Cult Classic For years, with its phenomenal success as a midnight movie, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has made ?don't dream it, be it? the motto for its ever-growing cult audience. The film continues to be regarded by critics and audiences as the only no-holds-barred, ultimate theatre experience, which has seemingly drawn a repeat audience of cult film followers year after year. More than just a movie, The Rocky Horror Pictu
Life On The Set
Life On The Set
Life On The Set Teenage sex, Selfish nes and sorrow, all releated. Teen - greek for Meloncolly. Teen is harest of any decade, as your bones grow, they do hurt. Not physicaly, but you know. And its time for crudemess, denyal and destuction. And there is nothing that i thought i havnt said before, be true to your age. We can go out and *censored* 5 girls a night, wake , go to sleep at 4am and wake up at 9 and then do it all over again. . .sex is related to everything at the teen years, babeys, aid
On Quake, Marilyn Manson, Doom, The Matrix, And How They Corrupt Ameri
On Quake, Marilyn Manson, Doom, The Matrix, And How They Corrupt Ameri
On Quake, Marilyn Manson, Doom, The Matrix, And How They Corrupt America's Youth Disclaimer: I do not promote youth violence, but even if I did, it's the parent's job to make sure my opinion doesn't affect their children. Do I really have to say anything else? The disclaimer say enough, but to drive my point across, I'll repeat it in several different ways in the next few paragraphs. First of all, I want to say that I am 100% against censorship. It totally goes against a little law called THE 1S
John Lennon
John Lennon
John Lennon The Beatles to this day are one of the most famous and popular rock 'n roll groups in the world. The Beatles include George Harrison, John Lennon(1940-1980), Paul McCartney, and Richard Starkey(Ringo Starr). All of the Beatles where born and raised in Liverpool, England. John Lennon was considered the leader of the band. George Harrison was the lead guitarist. John Lennon was a song writer, one of the two lead singers, and rhythm guitarist. Paul McCartney was a song writer, one of th
Music Lyrics Being Non-Violent
Music Lyrics Being Non-Violent
Music Lyrics Being Non-Violent Music Lyrics being NON-VIOLENT Rap music can be considered a style of art, and a way for the artists to express feelings through their words on paper. However, there are quite a few rap artists that get criticized for their lyrics. In my essay, I want to discuss why rappers use certain lyrics in their music and why people shouldn't believe that it causes violence among the younger generations. People shouldn't censor the music just because of violent, vulgar and ab
Effects Of Television Violence
Effects Of Television Violence
Effects Of Television Violence Effects of Television Violence What has the world come to these days? It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in the streets, back alleys, school, and even at home. In many peoples' living rooms there sits an outlet for violence that often goes unnoticed. It is the television, and the children who view it are often pulled into its realistic world of violence scenes with sometimes devastating results. A lot of research has g
Says Who? Music Censorship In The New Millenium
Says Who? Music Censorship In The New Millenium
Says Who? Music Censorship In The New Millenium Says Who? Citizenship in America holds many rights. Among these rights are the right to vote, the right to bear arms, and the most widely treasured but largely manipulated, right to free speech. As a citizen of America the right to free speech comes along with many responsibilities, but for the small percentage that exercise their right of free speech to a large public forum, it comes with many stipulations. The more prominent figures under a barra
Free Speech And Music
Free Speech And Music
Free Speech And Music Paging Mr. Zappa Where's Frank Zappa when you need him? The last time U.S. senators took to wagging their fingers at media executives and threatening legal restrictions if pop culture didn't get just a bit less ... well ... popular, Zappa shook his finger right back. He unleashed a torrent of righteous outrage at the assembled politicos and their busybody wives -- and he even looked cool doing it. One of the political wives to feel Zappa's wrath was Tipper Gore, whose hubby
Madonna
Madonna
Madonna Madonna Madonna was born on August 16, 1958, in the city of Bay City, located in the state of Michigan. Her real birth name is Madonna Louise Ciccone. However, most people know her as simply Madonna. She is known as a controversial singer, actress, dancer, songwriter, and has become one of America's biggest and well-known stars in the late 1980s. Madonna's assertive behavior, outspoken personality, and aggressive acts of sexuality, along with her great efforts to push back the borders of
Cineplex: Case Study
Cineplex: Case Study
Cineplex: Case Study Company Background In 1979 Garth Drabinsky and Nathan Taylor formed Cineplex. From early on Cineplex saw itself as a niche player. They used small screens to show specialty movies and they employed this strategy not to challenge major chains, but to compliment them. Cineplex did well primarily because of their concept for carefully planned use of shared facilities. With this success they began to expand across Canada with a very rapid rate of expansion. During this expansion
Debussey
Debussey
Debussey Brandy M. Winn Music 298 Jill O'neal November 6, 2000 Debussy Arabesque, No.1 in E Debussy's Arabaesque, has become one of my favorite pieces of classical Music for the simple fact that it is easy for me to identify with. This particular piece of music reminds me a lot of a roller coaster because there are a lot of places where Debussy will build up to a climax then drop dramatically. He is able to do this by manipulating the tempo in which he plays the notes, and the order in which he
American Poet
American Poet
American Poet Mrs. Glasser and Mrs. Rau have a lot in common. They're both English teachers and they both work at Sachem North. They are also married with no kids. But that's where the similarities stop. They have different opinions and different likes and dislikes. Mrs. Glasser was born on February 21 in Smithtown. Her first name is Diane and She's an Aquarius. She is the youngest out of 3 children in her family. She's not really sure of her favorite color. She likes the group Destinies Child a
Divided Attention
Divided Attention
Divided Attention Divided Attention Do all of our cognitive processes withdraw from the same cognitive bank? How is it that we are able to drive a car, chew gum, talk on the phone and listen to music all at once? Is it possible that our mental resources are somehow specialized in such a way so that different tasked are allocated different resources at different strengths? Our brain is unfathomable in it's ability distribute responsibility to different regions and the storage of it's memory will
Stress
Stress
Stress I have chosen the topic of stress and coping for my psychology reflection paper. This course provided in-depth information on stress, coping with stress, and the favorable or unfavorable aspects that stress has on our psychological makeup. It also clearly defines the psychological factors that create social dysfunctions, the methods of psychological research, and treatment theories that assist us with stress-related coping. I discovered that psychophysiological disorders are in fact physi
School Violence
School Violence
School Violence Violence in society is more prevalent today than ever before. Media and entertainment have opened up violent images for children to see. Availability of weapons to school age children seems incredulous. News stories of elementary school children bringing guns to school and killing classmates are sickening yet true. What is happening to our country? What is happening to our schools? It is no secret that academic performance has declined over the last thirty or forty years. Today's
School Violence
School Violence
School Violence It was the week before spring break. Alex Orange, a popular student and football player at West Charlotte High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, was looking forward to spending time with his dad in Tennessee. But that Friday, he decided to stop by a house party being held by the Debonairs, a high school social club. It had been billed as a Stop the Violence Party. Word of the party spread. School would be out soon and students were ready to celebrate. More than two hundred tee
Violence
Violence
Violence Enjoying Violence There are many different views on how violent films and music affect people. Personally, I believe violent films and music do not affect people, but some studies show they do. There are also various reasons why people want to see violent films, and why artists and producers continue to produce violent films and music. From the article ?Film Violence and Subsequent Aggressive Tendencies,? they write that even in the 1920's and 1930's people were affected by watching and
Black
Black
Black Everywhere you go, everywhere you look, there is always somebody different. The American society focuses on that person, or group of people. They made them feel worthless and they treated them like animals. Imagine walking down the street and having people stare at you or call you names, or talk behind your back. Imagine not knowing the time because nobody will tell you. Why won't they tell you the time, or spare you some change? Because you are black. Actually, because your skin is a diff
Todays Male
Todays Male
Today's Male Introduction: Socialization For the most part, societies (a group of people which have common traditions, interests and institutions) have a large impact on the development of gender. Children grow up to learn from their parents, their neighbor, the baker down the road and it is this understanding of the world which constructs their lives. There is socialization in general (the learning that neophytes do in order to become functioning members of society), and [there is] gender socia
Images Of Music
Images Of Music
Images Of Music Images of Music. ?Music?, is a word with several meanings, to some music is simply entertainment, and something they enjoy listening to when they are bored, of going out. For others it is an escape, a sanctuary away from the world, society, and the chaos that might surround their everyday lives. Music plays a very important role in our everyday lives; it can reflect how someone feels towards an individual or an object or it can evoke suppressed emotions. In general, music is a fo