The Center of Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale. The Center of Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D; Radloff, 1977) is a 20-item self-report questionnaire that is used to assess the number of depressive symptoms that an individual may have experienced over the past week. Sample questions of the CES-D include “I was bothered by things that don’t usually bother me” and “My sleep was restless”. Participants were asked to rate each item on a 4-point Likert scale ranging from 0 (less than
The types of trauma causes PTSD can be childhood sexual and physical abuse. This trauma was second only to adult sexual assault, with a 44.7% of a sample having suffered such an experience. Then you have “traumatic events as an adult that falls into two broad categories: trauma unrelated to psychosis and trauma related to psychotic experience” (Putts, M. R., 2014). Most importantly, you have those of military experiences and disasters. Individuals of the military are the ones that experience combat-related
decides to use it should be responsible for administrating it in the most effective way, without being biased or guiding responses since nothing can be perceived as right or wrong. Clients should be notified that they can say whatever comes into their mind without fear of being judged, and psychologists should accept the fact that some responses can be meaningful and correlated with their diagnosis, and other information can be in-comprehensive.
Introduction: Examining the most common characteristics of a violent offender, simply being a man can be considered a risk factor. The male gender is characterized by traits like strength, and a natural willingness to defend what is theirs. Such behaviors are driven by male hormones, which are utilized in the regulation of human aggression. Though girls comprise a smaller overall portion of adolescent arrests, the murder of Reena Virk in 1997, in which seven girls and one boy brutally assaulted and
wishing to undergo his painful screams, the younger brother stops and reassures his brother that they will drive to Los Angeles instead. This scene may sound weird to neurologically-typical (NT), or “normal”, people, but it does demonstrate the coping strategies of people with autism, as exhibited through this scene from Rain Man. Charlie Babbitt, a neurologically typical adult, does not understand how his brother, Raymond Babbitt, who is a high-functioning autistic, functions in his little world