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Fragments of A Painful Case and Paper Pills - Fragments of "A Painful Case" and "Paper Pills" Although James Joyce and Sherwood Anderson situate their subjects in very different milieux (Joyce's in Dublin; Anderson's in Winesburg, Ohio), two of their subjects speak the same language of idiosyncrasy. In Joyce's "A Painful Case," Mr. Duffy keeps on his desk "a little sheaf of papers held together by a brass pin. In these sheets a sentence was inscribed from time to time and, in an ironical moment, the headline of an advertisement for Bile Beans had been pasted on to the first sheet" (Joyce 103)....   [tags: Painful Case Paper Pills Essays]
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Mr. Duffy in James Joyce's "A Painful Case" - "Mr Duffy abhorred anything which betokened physical or mental disorder." This is notion is quite evident when examining Mr. Duffy's living arrangements, occupation, and daily routine. It is quickly evident that Mr. Duffy is a very independent sort, he seems the type that requires order and structure in everything aspect of his life. When examining Mr. Duffy's room we learn that his furniture is minimal, ranging from a bed, washstand, chairs, clothes rack, and a table with a desk on top of it. His room is not colorful or cluttered; rather it is made of white bedding, a white lamp shade, white book case, and lofty walls with no pictures....   [tags: A Painful Case] 284 words
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The Erotic in Joyce's A Painful Case - The Erotic in Joyce's A Painful Case       The characters whom inhabit Joyce's world in "Dubliners," often have, as Harvard Literature Professor Fischer stated in lecture, a "limited way" of thinking about and understanding themselves and the world around them. Such "determinism," however, operates not on a broad cultural scale, but works in smaller, more local, more interior and more idiosyncratic ways. That is, the forces which govern Joyce's characters are not necessarily cultural or socioeconomic in nature, but rather, as Prof....   [tags: Painful]
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Pain - Merely A Response To A Painful Stimulus? - Critically evaluate the view that pain is merely a response to a painful stimulus.   Pain Essay: unit 3 There are various definitions of pain. The most commonly agreed upon seems to be “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience arising from actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage” The most appropriate definition of pain within clinical practice was suggested by Margo McCaffrey in (1968). His definition was ‘whatever the experiencing person says it is, existing whenever he says it does’ Pain is an abhorrent feeling that is transported to the brain by sensory neurons....   [tags: Pain]
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The Conflict Between Conformity and Individuality in Willa Cather's Paul's Case - The Conflict Between Conformity and Individuality in Willa Cather's Paul's Case Willa Cather’s “Paul’s Case,” displays the conflict between conformity and individuality through the main character, Paul. On a number of occasions, Paul is forced to lie and steal to escape the conformists who wish to control him and stifle his unique imagination. However, his lying, stealing, and attempts to escape the conformists, only force Paul into isolation, depression, and feeling a sense of shame for his individuality....   [tags: Willa Cather Paul's Case Society Essays] 1386 words
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Classical and Modern Anti-Semitism in the Mortara Case - According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, anti-Semitism is hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group. There are two main types of anti-Semitism: classical anti-Semitism and modern anti-Semitism. Classical anti-Semitism is the hatred and intolerance towards Jews because of their religious differences. According to remember.org, “Modern anti-Semitism, in contrast to earlier forms, was based not on religious practices of the Jews but on the theory that Jews comprised an inferior race....   [tags: Anti-Semitism]
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Erysipelas or St. Anthony's Fire and Aetiology are Painful Skin Infection - ... Diagnosis Erysipelas and cellulitis share the presentation, and very difficult to differentiate the two. So it is important to look at ‘clinical markers of severity’ when to diagnose (Bonnetblanc & Bedane, 2003). Erysipelas characterized by sudden onset and well demarcation that extends 2 to 10cm per day. A ‘milan’s ear sign’ is also a unique finding due to ear has no deeper dermis which is consistent to rule out cellulitis which presents limited swelling and less defined border (Gunderson & Martinello, 2012)....   [tags: face, fever, blisters] 864 words
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Physician Assisted Suicide Case study - Diane: A Case of Physician Assisted Suicide Diane was a patient of Dr. Timothy Quill, who was diagnosed with acute myelomonocytic leukemia. Diane overcame alcoholism and had vaginal cancer in her youth. She had been under his care for a period of 8 years, during which an intimate doctor-patient bond had been established. It was Dr. Quill’s observation that “she was an incredibly clear, at times brutally honest, thinker and communicator.” This observation became especially cogent after Diane heard of her diagnosis....   [tags: essays research papers] 929 words
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The Case for Medical Marijuana - Medical marijuana is an often-misunderstood subject—some people simply cannot understand why an elderly woman should puff away on marijuana to “cure” her emphysema. Overall public opinion leans toward keeping this mysterious drug away from pharmacy shelves. However, rare medical cannabis research studies show that marijuana alleviates pain from a plethora of debilitating diseases. All in all, the use of medical marijuana does have drawbacks, but marijuana is still a reliable course of treatment for those who suffer from chronic diseases....   [tags: Illicit Drugs]
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A Case For Pro-Choice - Right now, thousands of women face a life changing decision, whether to follow through with a pregnancy or going through the process of abortion. An abortion is the process of removing an unborn offspring, known as a fetus, from the woman’s uterus in order to terminate the pregnancy. The confrontational topic is divided between the views of pro-life and pro-choice. Advocates for pro-life strongly believe that the unborn baby should be protected. Whereas, pro-choice supporters believe the decision of what happens to the unborn baby is completely a right of the woman....   [tags: types of abortion, legal/social issues]
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Case Study: Lorenzo Carcaterra - Case Study: Lorenzo Carcaterra Identifying information Caracterra is a white male around the age of 30 years-old. During his childhood, around the ages of 13-15, he had three close friends that he considers a huge part of childhood. He grew up in Manhattan in a community called Hell’s Kitchen. His parents are still together but displayed domestic violence in the home. Loyalty means everything to him, he would do whatever he can for his friends or family. At this moment, Caracterra currently resides in Hell’s Kitchen alone and struggles with letting go of his past childhood....   [tags: therapy report, overcoming PTSD] 3036 words
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Case Study of a Patient with Periodontal Disease - ... Recurrent aphthous stomatitis is characterized by recurrent occurrences of one or several shallow, rounded or ovoid, painful ulcers that recur at intervals of a few days or up to 2-3 months. (Field, Allan, Review article: oral ulceration-aetiopathogenesis, clinical diagnosis and management in the gastrointestinal clinic 2003). The patients are usually healthy but there are occasional associations with familiar bases such as trauma, dietary sources and food allergies, stress –related factors, non- tobacco use or smoking cessation, genetic predisposition, immunology, haematinic deficiency (iron, folate and vitamin B12), underlying systemic disorders, skin disorders or autoimmune diseases....   [tags: dental health]
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Persistent Cough Case - “A 60 year old man that enters your community pharmacy and asks to speak to you about his cough which he has had for more than three weeks” A cough is a troublesome symptom that is frequently presented to clinicians in both primary and secondary care. A cough is caused by a reflex that occurs by an irritation of the respiratory mucosa in the lungs, bronchi and pharynx. It allows for the removal of foreign particles and secretions from the respiratory system (Irwin & Madison, 2000). A cough can be classified according to it’s duration, a cough of threes weeks is acute, and a cough that lasts longer than 8 weeks is classified as chronic....   [tags: subacute cough, sputum, infection]
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The Right to Die: The Case of Nancy Grace - ... During this period of time, church and government were as one whole. Basically the church was the government and had to make decisions together, but more likewise the church had the final word. Obviously the church always refused to euthanasia because they believe that life a gift given from god and we should appreciate it (which many do) but didn’t see no interest in euthanasia’s use of helping extremely incurable ill people end there life, peacefully. Authors, writers and any one with authority, would try to find ways to convince more and more people to help and go against the church’s authority, to help legalize euthanasia....   [tags: euthanasia, the terminally ill and dignity] 2527 words
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Case Study of Gestalt Play Therapy - Gestalt therapy is a type of therapy used to deepen our awareness of ourselves. According to O’Connor and Braverman, (2009) “Gestalt" implies wholeness. Gestalt can also be considered as the essence, or shape of a complete form. A theoretical opposite of structuralism, the entity constitutes more than the sum of its parts. Gestalt therapy is comprised of a complex psychological system that stresses the development of client self-awareness and personal responsibility through a process-oriented, experiential and phenomenological modality that addresses the totality of an individual in terms of senses, body, emotions and intellect.” In an active process, suppressed feelings can be explored i...   [tags: Gestalt Therapy Approach to Children]
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A Medical Case Study on Charlotte Wyatt by the BBC - According to the BBC, Charlotte Wyatt was an infant born three months premature in October 2003. This premature birth has caused complications including severe brain damage. The medical professionals caring for Charlotte acknowledged this, predicting that she would live no more than a few months, regardless of medical care. Charlotte remained living under hospital care as she received medical treatment, including things like constant oxygen supply, and at this point, she did not respond to stimulation but appeared to be suffering significant pain....   [tags: premature, brain function, resuscitate] 1599 words
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Analysis of Michael Levin´s Article The Case of Torture - Michael Levin's article on "The Case for Torture." is an article which mainly discusess the use of torture as necessary and important in order to safeguard the lives of the many innocents and society and, is justifiable. In one of his examples, he verbally states that the mass murder of millions of an innocent crowd by a terrorist justifies the use an act of torture to stop such a brutal and barbaric act. This is a question of ethics on the action of wreak havoc. We need to look at the scenario of a war....   [tags: safeguard, innocents, torture, ethics] 856 words
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The Legalization of Euthanasia: The Case of The influence Chantal Sebire - Imagine a person goes to the doctor and finds out that he or she has inoperable or advanced stage cancer, AIDS or some debilitating disease like Lou Gehrig’s or Multiple Sclerosis. Death is an inescapable fact of life, but in scenarios with cancer, AIDS and other fatal diseases, it is closer and might be more painful than one hopes. Recent developments in Belgium pertaining to the legalization of euthanasia in terminally ill children , as well as the coverage of the case of French citizen Chantal Sebire, who was s suffering from esthesioneuroblastoma( a rare, incurable cancer of the nasal cavity which would progressively damage her brain and eventually kill her) remind us of the top...   [tags: Death, cancer, euthanasia]
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Health: The Case of T.N., a Twenty Year Old Male - ... III. Learning Objectives: 1. T.N. will learn how to properly care for his burn by demonstrating the care procedure three times without help from the nurse while explaining what he is doing in his words by the end of the day.  This objective is the most important objective because it takes top priority for the client and the nurse. It is the client’s top priority because he wants to learn how to bandage his hand, so healing can occur swiftly. It is the nurse’s top priority because she knows the importance of proper burn care in preventing infection and restoring the full function of the affected area....   [tags: deficient knowledge]
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Reasons for Project Failure - ... This trend, which ties into the “consumerization of IT,” challenges traditional enterprise software giants such as SAP, Oracle and Epicor, and often works to the benefit of their cloud software peers, whose offerings emphasize ease-of-use and flexibility over the richest possible feature set. • Failure to establish a backup protocol. When the new SMT model was giving faulty numbers, Avon did not have any contingency plan or fallback protocol to roll back to. As a result Avon had to make the painful decision of scrapping the entire model and taking a loss....   [tags: the case for Avon] 882 words
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Surgical Management of Mucocele by Using Diode Laser - Introduction Mucus extravasation cyst or mucocele is commonly occurring lesion in oral mucosa containing mucin that may result from trauma to minor salivary glands. It is a well‑defined tissue swelling composed of pooled mucus that escaped into the connective tissue from a severed excretory duct. The incidence rate is high and it is the second most commonly occurring lesion after irritational fibroma in the oral cavity, prevalent in second decade of life with no sex predilection. Commonly involving lower lip, followed by tongue, buccal mucosa, palate, and retromolar area....   [tags: Medical Case Studies] 1220 words
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Patient With Panic Disorder and Identity Problem - Rob wants to confront his mother who never embraced him as a child. Willing to talk about his past in order to move on with his life. 5-Axis Diagnosis Rob shows a pattern of the following disorders: panic disorder: he has palpitations of the heart, sweeting and fear of losing control or going crazy. Dysthymic disorder: insomnia, overeating, low self-esteem, difficulty making decisions and feelings hopelessness. Identify Problems: Rob patterns fit the syndrome of identity problem. He is uncertain about friendship patterns, sexual orientation and behavior, moral and religious values and group loyalties....   [tags: Psychology Case Study] 776 words
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Making the Case for Right to Die - The right to life that has been stated in the Declaration of Independence brings up controversial debates about the morality of war, self-defense, capital punishment, abortion and euthanasia. Euthanasia is the ending of a life to escape suffering and pain. Although many believe that assisted suicide, also known as physician-assisted death is morally wrong, I think that under certain, strict circumstances, people should have the choice whether or not they want to suffer towards the end of their lives....   [tags: euthanasia, mercy killing]
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Tina's Story - Mood Disorders are the result of severe or manic depression that occurs past a normal state of depression. When one has a normal depressed mood, he or she responds to the quandary of news or event in his or her own life however, are usually able to return to their normal state within a short time. Those who are diagnosed with a Mood Disorder are not able to return to their normal state. The DSM-IV segregates and identifies the distinctiveness of the mood disorders into axes that are then utilized in classifying the disorders to ensure the proper treatment associated for the sufferer....   [tags: Case Study]
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Making a Case against Abortion - ... It could be hard for the mother, but keep in mind that there’s many people out there dying to have a baby of their own, but unfortunately they can’t. The last option they have is to adopt a baby, they can still take care of it like if it was their own and love the child. Another thing is that if the mother can feel good and positive about her choice, and also she can have continued contact with the baby if she wants to. Abortion's is very awful and it should not be legal, there are a bunch of countries out there trying to make a difference and trying to stop these women from making a mistake....   [tags: terminating a pregnancy, adoption] 1060 words
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Chronic Mental Illness - ... At the end of the meeting, Jessica's parents tell the social worker that they would like for her to deliver the eulogy in the funeral, because they consider her as an important person of the family. The social worker was very "touched by the parents’ sentiments and their poignant request. She felt close to the family and wanted to be supportive. At the same time, however, the social worker quickly recognized the ethical dilemma facing her. She was especially concerned about violating Jessica’s privacy, and confidentiality”(Social Work Today Magazine)....   [tags: case study, suicide] 710 words
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Skeletal Disorders Case Report - ... Severe morning stiffness that can limit your ability to function is one of the first signs of the disease. Second; there is rapid division and growth of cells that cause the synovium to thicken. Third; the inflames cells release enzymes that may digest bone and cartilage which often causes more pain, loss of joint shape and alignment and loss of movement. (webmd, 2013) The severity of the disease varies from person to person. It is a systemic disease that not only makes joints stiff and painful, but can also affect other parts of your body, such as internal organs....   [tags: arthritis, patient, pain, disease, joint]
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Case Study: Social Structure - ... We all take pride in what we do, and know that we are stronger as a group if we work to keep each other sharp, educated and accountable for what we know, and what we have yet to learn. We sharpen one another, as iron sharpens iron. We do not judge each other for what we haven’t experienced, but we share our experiences so that we might learn from one another, and correct each other when one of us makes a mistake. By being surrounded by others who take their knowledge seriously, we make ourselves stronger by holding each other up when necessary....   [tags: primary groups, psychology, genetics]
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A Case Against Abortion - ... Women who go through an abortion have the emotions of a solider afterwards they have no expression and cannot even feel their emotions. Few weeks after the abortion many women have negative feelings, later they experience guilt, and some have sleeping problems, then they have regrets, and finally they are given medication from a doctor. Women have a load of guilt for having an abortion; some women want to be pregnant to recover from the loss of their first. Girls at the age of seventeen have many psychosocial problems; they either have withdrawal, depression, self-reproach, obsession to become pregnant again, and fast marriages (“The Psychological Effects of Abortion”)....   [tags: Pro-Life, religious views and beliefs]
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The Duality of Human Nature in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson - Crusaders returning home from their battles in the Middle East as early as 1100 were accused of worshipping what the Roman Catholic Church deemed a false deity, Baphomet. This creature enigmatic to the people of Middle Age Europe represented equilibrium of "black energy" and "white energy" in the soul, as well as in nature. There is indeed an apparent duality in the human subconscious. The misconception that these two sides are simply good and evil is commonly accepted by the majority of western society because of Christianity and its tales of seraphs casting down demons intent on committing foul acts....   [tags: evil, disguise, society]
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A Case Related to Death, Dying and Bereavement - Introduction Death, dying and bereavement would bring different memories and emotion to bereaved person. There were different manifestations of grief (Strobe, Schut, & Strobe, 2007). In the grieving process, we would experience depression, anxiety and fear about death and dying. We also felt loneliness, shock and numbness during death and dying. In addition, there were also some common grief reactions to the bereaved person too. They lost their appetite, sleeping disturbance, being exhausted and many complaints about somatic and physically (Worden, 1991; Stroebe, Schut, & Stroebe, 2007)....   [tags: grief, loneliness, grieving process]
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Case Study Review - Reviving an Ancient Therapy to Manage Chronic Pain - Title: Reviving an Ancient Therapy to Manage Chronic Pain Reference: Podiatry Today, December 2003, pg. 46-53 Author: Nicholas A Grumbine, DPM Rating: 4/5 Abstract Objective: This article was written to increase people’s awareness of leech therapy in healthcare to manage chronic pain. Case studies on were designed to determine whether leeching would improve chronic pain in a safe and effective manner. Background: Chronic pain results when there is delayed healing. Grumbine claims that chronic pain ‘produces a fear in the patient and a panicked feeling that the pain will return or increase’....   [tags: essays research papers] 792 words
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A Case of Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus Infection - ... I found it very difficult to assess Janice at today's clinic visit. She is slightly tangential. I can gather that she feels significantly better. She is not having any significant pain. She does have some ongoing bogginess to the right knee, however, it is not painful and she is able to move the knee with a relatively preserved range of motion. She did have ischemic-looking right toes during her hospitalization and these have not progressed. They are nonpainful in nature. She denies fevers, chills, anorexia or night sweats....   [tags: therapy, clinic, intervention, skin] 637 words
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Art Spiegelman's Maus - Prisoner on the Hell Planet - A Case History - Art Spiegleman's comic book within the comic book Maus is titled "Prisoner on the Hell Planet: A Case History." This text within a text describes, in horrific detail through pictures, Artie's failed effort to get through the painful loss of his mother due to suicide. This text also in a way, represents a part of Artie's mind where he expresses his feelings of loneliness, doubt, fear, anger, and blame through the form of a dark, gloomy, depressing cartoon. In the first frame on page 100 nest to the title "Prisoner on the Hell Planet: A Case History," including this picture of Artie and his mother at Trojan Lake in 1958 (ten years before his mother killed herself)....   [tags: Art Spiegelman's Maus] 1766 words
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Community Health Nursing Case Review - Parkinson’s disease is a disorder that affects the nerve cells, in a part of the brain that controls the movement of muscles. Symptoms of this debilitating disease include trembling of hands, arms, legs, jaw and face, stiffness of arms, legs and trunk, slowness of movement, poor balance and coordination. As symptoms get progressively worse, people may experience depression, sleep problems, swallowing and speaking problems. Till now there is no cure for this disease. Viewpoint of Client- This client lived her entire life very actively....   [tags: Medical Ethics, Parkinson’s Disease]
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Brown Vs. Board Of Education - Years ago, children of different races could not go to school together in many places in the United States. School districts could legally segregate students into different schools according to the color of their skin. The law said these separate schools had to be equal. However, many schools for children of color were of lesser quality than the schools for white students. Separate schools for blacks and whites became a basic rule in southern society. Within time, all of that was about to change....   [tags: Legal Case Study, solution] 1280 words
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Legal Issues In Reduction Of Workforce - For the last decade, employer practices and the laws enacted by Congress have established guidelines that address employee/employer relationships. As a result, employment regulations and compliance laws, at times, make it difficult for a business to operate. However, on the bright side, employees are protected in every aspect of employment and employers have some guidance to help them administer employment. The simulation is about the workforce reduction or downsizing of Fast Serve, Inc. Whatever the trend may be, it still means that employees are being relieved of their jobs....   [tags: Case Study, solution] 1207 words
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The Significance of Legacies in The Things They Carried, - ... It is so important to mankind because of the suggestion that a story can help someone overcome a major loss. They help console people when someone close to them dies, as that loved one continuous to live on through their stories. A person mourning a close friend or family member’s death is often comforted by a story about that person’s greatness. This is not only true about death; stories also help people deal with post-traumatic stress. Tim O’Brien in The Things They Carried writes stories to deal with his post-traumatic stress by giving him something to do following the hardships of war....   [tags: Big Fish, Evolutionary Case for Great Fiction] 803 words
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Using the Strengths-Based Model for Social Work Practice - Utilizing strengths based perspective with clients enables social workers to focus on the client and family strengths and abilities instead of focusing on the client and family’s problems, bad behaviors and pathologies. The strengths based perspective applies six principles that guide the social worker professional in assisting client’s with the strengths based model; we all have areas of strength, but sometimes it takes an unbiased third party to notice and help others clearly see what they are capable of achieving, even in the midst of their crisis....   [tags: Strengths Perspective of Case Management]
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Effects of Corporal Punishment on Children - Discipline is one of the basic things a child learns from his parents before he or she faces the outside world to learn more about life as a whole. Teaching this trait can depend on how the parent shows it to their child and how they explain the importance of having this trait both in and out of their homes. Misbehaving children cannot be avoided as they are curious little beings and they have a tendency to explore. But there are some parents, even teachers, who do not tolerate misbehaving and they resort to corporal punishments such as spanking to make sure the child never forgets how painful it is to misbehave as they will remember the punishment entailed to it and become more disciplined...   [tags: Case Against Spanking] 859 words
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The Painful and Emotional Effects of Divorce - Divorce is an emotionally painful experience for everyone involved, especially toward the children in the family. But yet, the law officials continue fabricating laws and devising regulations to make it harder for spouses seeking a divorce or separation to get one. The family has to deal with child custody and support, spousal support such as counseling, property distribution, and a possible name change. Divorce is not only a financial struggle for the families involved, but it is also a nuisance between family relationships....   [tags: changes, couples, family]
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The Case of Lena - The Case of Lena Lena, a community college freshman, has stopped by to discuss her plans for spring enrollment. Lena was a good student in high school graduating with a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and was actively involved as her senior class treasurer. Lena was confident that she would be successful in college and was excited to be the first person in her family to attend college. With her experience working in her family’s Latina grocery store and as class treasurer, Lena was certain that she would excel as a business major....   [tags: Case Study]
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Rare But Incredibly Painful, Bone Cancer - Bone cancer is a very rare aggressive cancer that makes a considerable amount of pain in the bones of the patients. Bone cancer is a disease that occurs on or inside a bone. In most cases, bone cancer involves a tumor filled with abnormal cells that will usually appear on the exterior of the bone. Similar to other types of cancer, bone cancer causes much pain and can be life-threatening. My mother was diagnosed with primary bone cancer last year and it has been a very long, hard process for her and the whole family....   [tags: symptoms, tumor, radiation]
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Use of Symbols in Paul's Case - Symbols are one of those most important things to a story. They share the meaning of themselves, as well as the meaning for something else. Symbols usually make the important ideas stick out as well as make the reader have different ideas of what is actually being said. One of the many symbols in “Paul’s Case” is flower’s. From violets to carnations, the flowers Paul talks about are ones of many meanings. The flowers represent a continual motif, expressing Paul’s character. The narrator expresses the teacher’s views towards Paul’s flowers, “…his whole attitude was symbolized by his shrug and his flippantly red carnation…” (Cather)....   [tags: Paul's Case] 831 words
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The Setting of Paul's Case - The setting of the short story “Paul’s Case” is clear and appropriate for the story. This is because Paul's feelings in the story happen to have a direct connection to the setting of the story. The East Coast of the United States is where the story takes place. From Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Newark, New Jersey, and then on to New York, New York, the exact setting differs throughout the story. “…the dull dawn was beginning to show grey when the engine whistled a mile out of Newark” (Cather)....   [tags: Paul's Case]
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Gifted and Talented Case Study - After reading Eduardo’s situation I believe that his instruction that he has been given does not cater to his interest such as role playing such as he would do in the Hispanic drama club. I would need to incorporate Eduardo’s strengths in my 9th grade history lessons. If there is a gifted and talented program in the high school that I am teaching in, I would refer him to the gifted and talented program. Students who are labeled as gifted and talented in the classroom face challenges of acceptance from their peers....   [tags: Case Study]
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The Consequences of Addiction - Treating a person suffering from the illness of addiction presents a complex psychotherapeutic problem which is further confounded when the illness includes a sexual addiction (Wilson, 1999; Virshup, 1985). According to Wilson, “83% of sex addicts report multiple addictions” (1999). The focus of this paper will be about Joe, whose substance addiction was the presenting problem, yet the severity of his illness was confounded by a vast array of co-existing trauma, loss, mental illness and sexual addiction....   [tags: Sex Addiction, Therapy, Case Study]
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Southwest Airlines Discrimination Case - Southwest Airlines Discrimination Case Recently, a Southwest Airlines discrimination issue surfaced resulting from comments expressed by a Southwest pilot during a private conversation. The two minute conversation transpired on March 25, 2011 and was inadvertently broadcast over a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control frequency in the Houston, Texas area during a flight from Austin, Texas to San Diego, California. According to the accusations, the comments were perceived as demeaning and derogatory with regard to the Southwest Airlines flight attendant employee group....   [tags: Case Review ]
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Tax Exemtion Case Analysis - Article Analysis: Hospitals use tax exemption as a way for facing financial burdens. This allows hospitals to continue their operations by providing high quality care and providing free or discounted care to poor individuals. The implications for denying tax exemption can be financially detrimental to many non-for-profit hospitals and subsequently for many uninsured individuals who need access to care. Although I truly believe that there should be very strict regulations to rule tax exemptions for hospitals and healthcare organizations and I totally agree with the Supreme Court ruling in this case, I feel that this case is very controversial and leads to many fundamental arguments in regards...   [tags: Case Review ]
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