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Dr. Manuel Sacapano Is Not An Everyday Person

- It is not every person that is deeply attached to a physical possession, yet Dr. Manuel Sacapano is not an everyday person. Dr. Manuel Sacapano is an experienced physician and the current National Chief Medical Informatics Officer for Prospect Medical Holdings Inc., Chief Medical Informatics Officer with Alta Hospital System, and an Emergency Medicine physician who graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He can be best represented by his pen, which is both complex and simple, that provides reliability and functionality....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Emergency medicine, Hospital]

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Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig

- ... Irena, the main character in the micro story, is also a product of an oppressive society. When the architect first meets her, he describes her as having a “dark look in her eye.” Similarly, a “dark cloud passes over her eyes” and her face “darkens” (Puig 5). The darkness is used to illustrate her clouded identity, her underdeveloped sense of self. A closer demonstration of the relationship between the oppressed and oppressor and the fear it produces can be seen when Irena reveals her past to the accountant....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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80th State Assembly Member V. Manuel Perez

- The state of California is compromised of two chambers of a bicameral legislature. The state is represented by an upper house of California State Senators and a lower house of California State Assemblymen. There is a total of 80 seats on the state assembly and each assembly member represents a different district in California. Each district represents a population of at least 400,000 people with California having the largest population per representative. Democrat Manuel Perez is the 80th State Assemblymen that represents the area of my residence....   [tags: Politicians ]

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The Musical Hamilton Written By Lin Manuel Miranda

- All people are born unique with different but defining qualities. These qualities are most effectively expressed through a person’s actions. Steve Maraboli once said, “you express the truth of your character with the choice of your actions”. With that being said, your actions reveal to others what type of individual you are. The musical Hamilton written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, details the life of an orphan who writes his way into the history books. Which then becomes one of the founding fathers of the United States....   [tags: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Kiss Of The Spider ' By Manuel Puig

- In terms of the book, “Kiss of the Spider” written by: Manuel Puig. I can say my personal reaction to the book is Interesting. While reading this book I was being transported to the jail cell where this book took place. When referring to the characters in the book when the book introduced Molina and Valentin describing them as two inmates being locked in a jail cell. I was able to read how Molina was a romantic homosexual man who spoke “Freely” about his feelings. On page (44) he said; “I’m in love with a wonderful guy and all I ask is to live by his side for the rest of my life.” He didn’t care much about being judged he spoke in such a sentimental way, it was the same way characters spoke...   [tags: Prison, Penology, Prison cell, Film]

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Analysis of Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig

- ... Homosexuals may have also felt insulted because of the fact that it seemed that Valentin was having these relations with Molina as he seemed to do this in order to use him as a messenger. Gays/Lesbians might have felt insulted as they might have interpreted as being an object. This particular thing can be viewed when Valentin offers to kiss Molina to indirectly persuade him to do something for him: “- Molina, what is it. Did you want to ask for what you asked for before. -What. -The kiss -No, it was something else....   [tags: homosexuals, relationships, friendship]

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Manuel Noriega

- Playing All Sides Of the Fence Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of the Central American country of Panama, rose to power through the art of destruction deception and detail. Manuel Noriega was able to profit and flourish as Panama’s new leader because of the Cold War environment. Due to the Cold War, its geographical positioning, and financial liberties, Noriega was able to manipulate all parties involved while making him very wealthy, powerful, a political asset, and finally a threat to the United States National Security....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz Biography

- Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz was born on May 29, 1860 in Camprodón, the Catalan province of Gerona in northeastern Spain. As a child he was exceptionally gifted at the piano and gave his first public performance in Barcelona at the age of four. Two years later his mother took him to Paris where, for nine months, he studied privately with a renowned professor of piano at the Paris Conservatory. An attempt was made to enroll Albéniz at the Conservatory, but the boy was denied admission because he was too young....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How My Cousin Manuel Brought Home A Wife

- How My Cousin Manuel Brought Home A Wife Manuel Arguilla and Charlson Ong’s stories may have an almost similar title, with each of the main characters bringing home a wife who is different from the local people. However, the newer version addresses a much more serious issue. In Charlson Ong’s “How My Cousin Manuel Brought Home A Wife”, the writer used contrast of characters(particularly Consuelo and Mei Lu) and contemporary language to show that even in the modern age, racial discrimination still exists and destroys one’s happiness....   [tags: essays papers]

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The World through Graciela Iturbide's Camera Lens

- ... There are two specific photographs in which Graciela Iturbide merges anthropology and photography. The first is her photo titled El rapto (The Abduction). In this portrait there is a young girl lying on her bed with bloodstains adorned with flowers. At first glance, without any prior knowledge of the Juchitán and their culture, one would assume violent attack. However, Iturbide explains in an article by Stanley Brandes: The Abduction makes reference to a time when two youngsters from the countryside want to live together....   [tags: Manuel Bravo, photography]

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Assisted Suicide or Euthanasia

- Assisted suicide is an ethical topic that brings about much debate. Assisted suicide, or euthanasia, is the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable disease or an irreversible coma. Assisted suicide still is a controversial subject in today’s society. In Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez’s article, Assisted Suicide: A Right or A Wrong?, both authors give reasons for and against assisted suicide using deontology and utilitarianism. The two authors, Andre and Velasquez, explain the duties and obligations of assisting death, and preserving life....   [tags: Manuel Velazquez article discussion]

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Jeremy Mccarter And Lin Manuel Miranda Co Authored Hamilton : The Revolution Without Any Prior Experience

- A book such as this may seem a bit random and out of place in world obsessed with futuristic novels and fast paced entertainment. Yet, no one can deny its popularity. In its first week of sale, the book was sold out on major websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It has reached out and grabbed ahold of its readers in a way that only its two authors’ could have imagined. Jeremy McCarter and Lin-Manuel Miranda co-authored Hamilton: The Revolution without any prior experience in the business. McCarter’s background is full of many different jobs including work on the artistic staff at the Public Theatre in New York for 5 years and the direction of radio plays....   [tags: Broadway theatre, Musical theatre, New York City]

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Operation Just Cause

- Operation Just Cause lasted a little more than a month and would be noted as being one of the shortest armed conflicts the United States would ever be involved in. Broken communications came from the U.S. employing individuals who resided in Panama. These individuals would work with the U.S. Government to help provide information on neighboring countries that the United States was having issues with. The use of paid informants has been used for a long time by the United States. The technique of using paid informants has paid off, but has also had a negative impact that may turn into something the U.S....   [tags: armed conflict, Manuel Noriega, Panama, US]

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Should Boxing Be Banned?

- Sanctioned form of violence are usually used for entertainment or pleasure however it can cause harmful consequences to people who are involved. Sanctioned means something that is allowed to do in a society without suffering the consequences with the law. There are several people who enjoy hardcore activities such as being involved in sports that require training and conditioning before each competition or match. One sport that is sanctioned is boxing that although it is a sport for self defence and fitness I believe that it is too violent based on its form of how it can severely injure the athletes, affect the lives of others who watch it by abusive language, and encourage people to become...   [tags: Boxing, Mike Tyson, Juan Manuel Márquez]

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The De Santa Anna And Mother Manuela Rivera De Labron

- Born to minor colonial official and merchant Antonio Lafey de Santa Anna and mother Manuela Perez de Labron, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna was born in the City of Jalapa, Veracruz, New Spain, later known as Mexico, on February 21, 1794. In 1810, he joined the Fijo de Veracruz infantry regiment at the young age of sixteen, beginning as a cadet. His parents did not want him to join the military, since they wanted him to pursue a career in commerce like his father. Under Jose Joaquin de Arredondo in 1810, Santa Anna joined the colonial Spanish Army against Mexico’s attempt to liberate from Spain, led by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla....   [tags: Mexico, United States]

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Automatic Or Manual Car Is A Better Choice For Me?

- Automatic or manual car, which is a better choice for me. How do they work. Which one should I buy. Why. I’m sure these are questions you have asked yourself when searching for the new car that you’re inspired to buy. Both, an automatic and a manual car make great vehicles to get you from point A to point B. An appropriate choice depends on the car owner. If you’re driving to the city, sitting in traffic all the time, an automatic car may be better for you, although long commutes use a great deal of gas and a manual car uses a deficient amount of gas compared to an automatic....   [tags: Manual transmission, Automatic transmission]

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The Sibling Rivalry Between Automatic And Manual Transmissions

- The sibling rivalry between automatic and manual transmissions When buying a new car you always hear the option of do you want a manual or automatic transmission, most people will always chose automatic, for the simple fact that it is easier and safer to drive. Ever since the automatic transmission was made, the market for manual transmissions has gone down dramatically in passenger cars and light vehicles. Most would agree that the sibling rivalry between automatic and manual transmissions has raged in the U.S....   [tags: Manual transmission, Automatic transmission]

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Training Manual on Communication, Conflict Resolution and Ethics

- ... We have to be very careful about how we react when we are listing to the conversation. Our body language can give away so much based on how our body is positioned. Wordless communication, or body language, includes facial expressions, body movement and gestures, eye contact, posture, the tone of your voice, and even your muscle tension and breathing (Helpguide.org, n.d.). Developing the ability to understand and use nonverbal communication can help you connect with others, express what you really mean, navigate challenging situations, and build better relationships at home and work....   [tags: training manual, department managers]

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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Comparing DSM-IV and DSM-5,

- The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has been used for decades as a guidebook for the diagnosis of mental disorders in clinical settings. As disorders and diagnoses evolve, new versions of the manual are published. This tends to happen every 10 years or so with the first manual (DSM-I) having been published in 1952. For the purpose of this discussion, we will look at the DSM-IV, which was published originally in 1994, and the latest version, DSM-5, that was published in May of 2013....   [tags: Manual of Mental Disorders]

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Teen Suicide, By Barbara Mantel

- Did you know that the second leading deaths in 13 to 19 year olds in the United States is suicide besides homicides. The author, Barbara Mantel who wrote the article “Teen Suicide” may have focus more on logos and pathos and not enough on ethos. Her main idea was stating that new studies such as school prevention programs, therapy and medicine or even screenings will have an effect on suicidal victims. Thinking that these studies, will increase understanding of teen suicides and lead to a better identification and treatment of high risk teens....   [tags: Suicide, Bipolar disorder, Ethos, Parasuicide]

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Patents Introduction ( Amber Mantel )

- Patents Introduction (Amber Mantel) A patent is “the exclusive right granted by a government to an inventor to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years.” ("The Definition of Patent," 2015) A patent helps keep the inventor safe from others stealing their idea and both marketing and profiting as if it were their own. Patents can be used for all types of things including but not limited to drugs, technology, and design. Once the inventor has decided their product, idea or technology is unique and would like to legally make it their own they can file for a patent....   [tags: Patent, Invention, Patent application]

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Nelson Mandel A Nation Of Separation

- 1. This movie really touches on a lot of issues concerning South African people faced as a nation. Nelson Mandela faced a nation of separation due to racial segregation and accomplish his goal by helping the South African team win the world cup. At the start of the movie, marginalization is evident as white rugby players have green grass, rugby clothes, and equipment, yet the black soccer players had old, ripped, and run down clothes playing on a dirt field. Mandel was released from prison and won the election over the white candidates....   [tags: South Africa, Black people, White people, Race]

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Michael Hirst's The Tudors and Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall

- Fidelity is an f-word that everyone can appreciate. It refers to honesty and loyalty—total and complete devotion towards someone or something else. But fidelity means more than just one thing. It can refer to the relationship between significant others, between a king and his court, and between a cardinal and his closest man. In fact, fidelity can be split into two other words that encompass all parts of it: faithfulness and fealty. Employing examples from Michael Hirst’s The Tudors and Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, fidelity will be seen with new depth and clarity, and hopefully, f-words can be seen in a new, more positive light....   [tags: fidelity, tv series analysis]

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Analysis : ' When Night 's Black Mantel '

- Tanjeena Uddin English 2120 Professor: Martin Elsky Mary Wroth, Pamphilia to Amphilanthus 1: When night’s black mantel Mary Wroth’s unique sonnet Pamphilia to Amphilantus is thoroughly laid out and every word is carefully structured. This portrays how every single word in a sonnet is a build up in uncovering the inclusive meaning of the poem itself. The rhyme scheme in the sonnet When night’s black mantel is ababbabaccdeed. Pamphilia to Amphilanthus is not only a sonnet, but can also be categorized as a Spenserian sonnet....   [tags: Sonnet, Poetry, Sonnet studies, Poetic form]

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Painting Pears and Paula Mandel

- Painting Pears and Paula Mandel “I can’t imagine a life without art. I can’t imagine it. It would be so sad. One of the most amazing things in the world is the art we create. It is a view into people’s souls.” -Paula Mandel If, on some sunny Sunday afternoon, you decide to take a drive through the streets of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, you’d pass by movie theatres, Starbuck’s cafes, shopping malls, and even historical parks....   [tags: Artist Paintings Art Essays]

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Order Vs. Chaos By Emily St. John Mandel

- Order vs. Chaos Emily St. John Mandel is the author of Station Eleven, a novel about a plague that destroys over ninety-nine percent of the human race and how their lives have changed afterwards. This morbid topic is approached in an interesting way as Mandel focuses on how culture and art can survive in such horror. Author Roy Scranton writes about how humans have succeeded in destroying our own lives by ignoring the warnings of global warming in his work, “Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene.” While it may seem like human survival after a traumatic event may be anarchy, yet after chaos there can be order, humans come together in light of horrible events and even in the worst...   [tags: Human, Meaning of life, World population, Humans]

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Station Eleven By Emily St. John Mandel

- In the novel Station Eleven the author Emily St. John Mandel uses characters and different situations throughout the book to show us how humans are able to resilience. Through the character Jeevan, mandel is showing us resilience. After days of walking the only thing jeevan is constantly repeating is,“Keep walking.Keep walking. keep walking”(pg.194), even though Jeevan has been walking for more than five days and he is cold,hungry, and alone the only thing he keeps telling himself is to keep walking and don’t stop even though he doesn’t have anybody waiting for him in a specific location or anything like that but he is still pushing himself to survive....   [tags: Europe, New World, Human, Old World]

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The Dichotomy Posed By Ernest Mandel : Late Capitalism

- Ultimately, the impossibility of a genuine coordination between the economic plans of different private companies is not due- as bourgeois economists claim –to the uncertainty and discontinuity of technical progress but to the fact that behaviour which is rational for individual companies can lead and periodically must lead to irrational results for the economy as a whole. Ernest Mandel: Late Capitalism Abstract The dichotomy posed by Mandel goes to the root of every corporate plan and every CEO’s concern....   [tags: Organizational studies, Organization, Management]

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Testing And Methods Of The Lab Manual

- Materials and Methods The mystery microbe, I was given was T4. I began my analysis by conducting a series of phenotypic test. The first procedure done was a streak plate to obtain a pure culture. Another observational test, I did these different microscopic staining techniques gram stain, spore stain, and acid fast as instructed in the lab manual. (G. Alderson, 2011). For the acid fast instead of carbol fuchsin stain, I used Ziehl-Neelsen stain. Using the Anthony’s capsule stain method, I preformed the capsule stain....   [tags: Staining, Gram staining, Bacteria, Microbiology]

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Problems with the Diagnosic and Statistical Manual

- The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of mental disorders is a widely used and popular text that lists and describes the various mental disorders and the criteria that resembles each one specifically. These series of manuals have had several major problems since their introduction and the latest edition which has yet to release still faces problems in terms of validity with the scientific community. By use of a diagnostic criterion they fail to incorporate many factors such as social influences, a scientific base, and distinction between the criteria for the different disorders....   [tags: mental health, misinterpretation, redundancy]

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Tosa Nikki as an Instruction Manual

- The Tosa nikki, or The Tosa Diary as it is referred to in English, was the first diary of literary value. The Tosa nikki was composed in kana by Ki no Tsurayuki, who was a government official and well respected poet. During the Heian period, the proper convention was for men to compose their works in Chinese, as this practice was considered more masculine and elegant. Kana was used mainly by women, so it was considered more feminine, and was less valued than Chinese. Ki no Tsurayuki wrote under the guise of a woman when composing the Tosa nikki in order to avoid criticism for writing in kana, although it was still obvious that he had written it due to the masculinity of the jokes that appear...   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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Lab Report On The Lab Manual

- According to the lab manual, for the report we are supposed to create two graphs, one with all the points and the second one with only the points in the linear range. As my first graph had all the points in the linear range, no second graph has been created. Results and Calculations: 1 ppm = 1 µg/mL Results:- Concentration / µg/mL Absorbance 1 0.125 3 0.343 5 0.58 7 0.779 10 1.104 Calculations:- Average of all x values: x ̅ 2 = 1/N ∑_(i=1)^N▒x_i x ̅ = (1+3+5+7+10)/5 = 5.2 Average of all y values: y ̅ 2 = 1/N ∑_(i=1)^N▒y_i y ̅= (0.125+0.343+0.58+0.779+1.104)/5 = 0.5862 Sxx 2 = ∑_(i=1)^N▒〖(x_i- (x)) ̅〗^2...   [tags: Arithmetic mean, Standard deviation]

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Working Manual for Counselors and Pastors

- PREFACE The Code of Ethics is envisioned to edify the body of Christ and is intended to be a living Pastoral tool that helps shape our character as we confer with help-seekers in their life destiny with Christ Jesus-the living Head of the Church. This book is for professional people helpers like Counselors, Guidance counselors, Christian School psychologists, Pastoral Counselors, Pastoral care givers, NursesPastors, youth pastors, Deacons, Elders- and other professionals who interact/ intervene in other people’s lives....   [tags: Ethics]

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Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental

- TERMINOLOGY CLINICAL CLARIFICATION • According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders- Fifth Edition (DSM-V), alcoholism is defined as the misuse I abuse of alcohol characterized by the following 17 o Consumption of more alcohol or consumption of alcohol longer than intended o Persistent desire to decrease alcohol intake or failed attempts to do so o Significant time spent obtaining, drinking, or recovering From effects of alcohol o Physical craving for alcohol o Alcohol interferes with obligations at home, school, or work o Social or interpersonal problems resulting from alcohol use o Alcohol interferes with social, occupational, or recreational activities o Alco...   [tags: Alcoholism, Alcohol abuse, Addiction, Liver]

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The Payette School Policy Manual

- The Payette School Policy Manual outlines the educational goals, philosophies, and strategies which govern the District. A strong set of policies provide guidance and eliminate ambiguity for those impacted by the organization. The District employs over 300 administrators, certified teachers and classified staff. These individuals reach more than 1,500 students daily. Thirty percent of the students are Hispanic, 13% are homeless, and numerous students fall into a plethora of other at-risk categories....   [tags: Education, High school, Cultural diversity]

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Black Policy And Procedure Manual

- It is difficult to image that the new employee, fresh from the tour of the building and explanation of how their training would proceed, would look upon the 1” black policy and procedure manual with awe and a desire to study its’ many lessons, but the creation of that simple looking binder was something that I was extremely proud of. With limited preparation, I constructed the handbook in a brief amount of time, drawing on the abilities that previously unrecognized. Early in my working career, I accepted a position at a Portland based bank in the customer service department of their credit card division....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Writing, Service]

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The Al Qaed Training Manual

- The Al Qaeda has a training manual they use for recruiting. First, they look for people who are non-religious. The manual states, “You should take precautions against the religious people whom you invite, because maybe they will reject the da 'wa (invitation) and end up being the reason for our defeat." Al Qaeda works on manipulating vulnerable people looking for a purpose in their life. Those with little knowledge of Islam is easier to persuade and less likely not believe what they hear. The manual asks people to seek out non religious youth because it allows the youngster to be guided down their supposed right path....   [tags: Al-Qaeda, September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden]

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The Resources That Can Affect The Project Schedule We Look At Meredith And Mantel

- The resources that can affect the project schedule we look at Meredith and Mantel (2012) description of resources. “The fixed resources might include labor-hours of various types of special professional or technical services, machine-hours of various types of machinery or instrumentation, hours of computing time, specialized locations, and similar scarce resources needed for accomplishing project tasks” (p. 387). All of the resources can cause delays in the schedule, however a few of the examples sound very familiar....   [tags: Project management, Earned value management]

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The Survival Manual : Pi

- By using the survival manual, Pi attempts to navigate his way, but he his unsuccessful. He decides to merely float. Pi is extremely distraught when he has to kill a flying fish. He cries and whimpers stating that he has never killed any living creature before. The fish serves as a sacrifice to extend P’s life and Richard Parker’s life. Pi states, “Thank you, Lord Vishnu, thank you. Once you saved the world by taking the form of a fish. Now you have saved me by taking the form of a fish. Thank you, thank you!” (185)....   [tags: Ocean, Marine biology]

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The Code Of Ethics Manual

- According to the Code of Ethics manual, “Social workers should obtain education about and seek to understand the nature of social diversity and oppression with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, and mental or physical disability. Social workers are sensitive to cultural and ethnic diversity and strive to end discrimination, oppression, poverty, and other forms of social injustice....   [tags: Sociology, Social justice, Culture, Social work]

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User Manual For Statistical Analyzer

- User Manual for Statistical Analyzer Description: This Matlab code does various statistical analysis calculation on a user specified data and prints all deliverables to an output file also specified by the user. The set output file name function can only take values from 1 to 25 characters and does not take unacceptable file characters (/ \ | * : . " < >). After setting the output file name, the user is asked to input a username. The user name takes values from from 4 to 25 characters but can take any characters....   [tags: Normal distribution, Standard deviation]

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ERA Drainage Design Manual

- Conclusions and Recommendations A brief technical review has been undertaken on the existing ERA drainage design manual. This technical review has identified data and technology gaps within the existing manual and made recommendation for further studies and data collection. Following review of runoff and flow estimation techniques currently adopted in Ethiopia, it is recommended that current rainfall runoff and flow estimation analysis techniques are improved using newly available data and technique....   [tags: Engineering]

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Sphygnomanometers: Automatic vs Manual

- Research Problem The research problem is clearly stated in the introduction and various times during the literature review. While it is known that automatic sphygmomanometers are not as accurate when compared to the gold standard of manual sphygmomanometer during single blood pressure readings they are still being used a triage instruments in emergency departments (Dind, Short, Ekholm, & Holdgate, 2011, p. 526). Triage is an essential step in the emergency department and instruments used in triage need to be accurate....   [tags: health, medical equipment technology]

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Manual Blood Pressure Techniques

- ... They are similar to mercury sphygmomanometers in that they both have an inflation/deflation system, an occluding bladder, a cuff and both measure blood pressure by ausculation with a stethoscope to listen to Korotkoff sounds (O’Brien, 2003). They are portable which makes them vulnerable to physical damage causing them to be less accurate in their measurements (A’Court et al, 2011). It is for this reason that aneroid devices need regular maintenance and calibration (Buchanan, 2009). In a cross-sectional observational study, mercury, aneroid and digital sphygmomanometers were tested for accuracy (A’Court et al, 2011)....   [tags: white coat phenomena]

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The Music Instrument the Organ

- ... The famous Wolfgang Amadeaus Mozart once called the organ the “king of instruments”. Organs were traditionally used for Christian and Catholic Church services, that is why they are commonly referred to as “church organs”. Organs are ideally made to accompany human voices. It could be a soloist, choir, whatever, that is one of its key purposes. This first began in the seventh century with Pope Vitalian. At first people were not fond of having music and singing during church services but people quickly became accustomed to having an organ around because of the beautiful sound that complimented the songs of worship....   [tags: church, services, manuels, types]

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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

- The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the comprehensive guide to diagnosing psychological disorders. This manual is published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and is currently in its fifth revision. Moreover, the manual is utilized by a multitude of mental health care professionals around the world in the process of identifying individuals with disorders and provides a comprehensive list of the various disorders that have been identified. The DSM serves as the essential resource for diagnosis of mental disorders based off of the various signs and symptoms displayed by individuals while also providing a basic reference point for the treatment of the d...   [tags: Cultural Issues, System of Classification]

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Effectiveness of Electric Toothbrushes to Manual Toothbrushes

- The objective of this experiment is to compare the effectiveness of electric toothbrushes to manual toothbrushes in removing microorganisms from the mouth. This will be shown by the amount of microorganisms that is removed from the mouth and present on the bristles of the brush. Hypothesis: Electric toothbrushes remove more plaque and microorganisms from the mouth than manual toothbrushes. Materials: • 2 Electric Toothbrushes (Wal-Mart brand) • 2 Manual Toothbrushes (Wal-Mart brand) • Crest Pro-Health Whitening Toothpaste • Food (Lasagna was used for this experiment) • Timer • 40 cotton swabs • 40 plastic bags • 20 Trypticase Soy Agar (TSA) plates • Bunsen Burner • Gloves • Lab Goggles •...   [tags: removing microorganisms, mouth]

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Administration Of Nursing Policy And Procedure Manual

- When I begin a class I always read over the syllabus and scan through the current policy and procedure manual but never realized how pertinent it would become in me continuing on within the NICC Nursing program. During this reflection paper the focus is on the academic dishonesty (Administration of Nursing Policy and Procedure Manual, 2015, p. 62), performance improvement plan (Administration of Nursing Policy and Procedure Manual, 2015, p. 33), and student of conduct (Administration Nursing Policy and Procedure Manual, 2015, p....   [tags: Academic dishonesty, Plagiarism]

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The Classification Manual Used For Mental Disorders

- With almost half of all Americans being diagnosed with some kind of mental disorder at some point in their lives, problems of the head are just as much of a concern to society as heart disease (Schacter, Gilbert, & Wegner, 2011). Mental disorders, also called psychological disorders, are illnesses that have long lasting symptoms that affect the way an individual interacts with the world (DSM: History of the Manual, 2015). Some of these affects can be extremely negative on a person 's health, productivity and happiness....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder]

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Business Meeting Manual

- In business settings, people spend an inordinate amount of time and energy in meetings. Regardless of whether the setting is a corporate organization, a non-profit entity, or a small business, meetings are a common way for individuals to come together to share information or to make decisions. In Kirkpatrick’s (1987) book, How to Plan and Conduct Productive Business Meetings, he seeks to dissect the meeting and then reconstruct it in a more productive manner; Kirkpatrick (1987) also provides insights into areas of communication and into how I can create more productive meetings in my workplace....   [tags: Literature Review ]

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The Coast Guard Health Promotion Manual

- 1. The Coast Guard Health Promotion Manual (CGHPM) does not have a physical fitness program that teaches proper exercise technique which safely allows members to strengthen from core to extremity. A need for itemized overhaul of chapters four and five within the CGHPM and replace it with the CrossFit Training Guide. Chapter four CrossFit training guide will replace chapter four Physical Fitness and five Nutrition and Weight Management of the Coast Guard Health Promotion Manual. Cost of a CrossFit Level 1 certification is $800 per person, the cost to use the portions or all of the CrossFit Trainer Guide is free....   [tags: Physical exercise, Obesity, Physical fitness]

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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

- The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has a number of features. First of all, every disorder is identified using a name and a numerical code. In addition, the manual provides the criteria for diagnosing each disorder as well as establishes subtypes of a disorder and examples that would illustrate the disorder. The manual goes further by addressing the typical age of onset, culturally related information, gender-related information, prevalence of a disorder, typical clinical course of a disorder, typical predisposing factors of a disorder and genetic family patterns of a disease (Summers, 2009)....   [tags: Mental Health ]

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radiation safety manual

- The objective of this manual is to educate the dental office staff on the basics of radiography, radiation equipment, “ALARA,” infection control, film and film processing. The information provided will help reduce the patients and staffs exposure to radiation in a dental office setting. First of all I’d like to start with an overview of radiography. Radiography is the process of an image being created on a film or digital receiver by way of radiation exposure. This radiograph allows the dental team to view and diagnose the images in hopes of providing the patient with the appropriate oral health care....   [tags: Radiographic Machines, Bodily Fluids]

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Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- Since the first diagnosis of autism was made in 1943 by an psychiatrist named Kanner [1], the diagnostic criteria of autism ever since has been evolving over time in both clinical and research settings. One of the world’s most widely used classification handbook of mental disorders is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) proposed by the American Psychiatric Association. DSM has underwent 7 revisions since its first edition published in 1952. The latest edition, DSM-5, was released in May 2013....   [tags: Autism, Pervasive developmental disorder]

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Genetic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- (Hook) Aspergers Syndrome is one of many types of autism that was made into a single diagnosis disorder spectrum. With the publication of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), this manual makes a psychological diagnosis within patients (Morin, Amanda). Autism is a neurodevelopment disorder that affects the behaviors dealing with social communication and interaction ("Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet."). It is also a psychological disorder that is categorized by social challenges, intense special interests, and difficulties with communication....   [tags: Autism, Asperger syndrome, Autism spectrum]

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The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- Introduction Schizophrenia is a brain disorder characterized by hallucinations, paranoia, and out of touch with reality. It affects the individual’s thoughts, perceptions, cognitive functions, moods and motivations. Psychological disorder is a mental illness that develops abnormal patterns in the normal functioning of the brain. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM- V), is the most widely used system that sets criteria to determine and classify whether the pattern of behavioral or psychological symptoms can consider as disorders, such as: characteristics of symptoms and significant duration....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Mental disorder, Psychosis]

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Psychological And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- Personality Disorders are becoming very common within humans as we age. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) states that to have a formal diagnosis of any personality disorder you must see a doctor and have various test done with the final results from Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The following movies; “Welcome to Me” and “What happened, Miss Simone?” are about two women who experienced personality disorders, one being fictional and one being non-fiction....   [tags: Borderline personality disorder, Bipolar disorder]

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Diagnostic And Statistical Manual For Anorexia Nervosa

- Introduction Over the course of their lifetime, most people struggle with their weight and self-image. For many people, it’s only fleeting feelings, such as “Does this dress make me look fat?” But for others, it can become a pervasive pattern of restrictive eating, over-exercising, and avoidance. These kinds of behaviors are at the core of anorexia nervosa, one of the eating disorders recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM. According to the textbook, “[a]norexia nervosa is characterized by restriction of food and energy intake and significantly low weight, an intense fear of gaining weight, and disturbed or distorted perception of weight or shape” (Parritz & Troy, 2014)....   [tags: Anorexia nervosa, Eating disorders]

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Writing Manual Of The American Psychological Association

- Full form of an APA: American Psychological Association Definition APA style is an arrangement for scholastic archives, for example, diary articles and books. It is altered in the style aide of the American Psychological Association (APA), named as Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. History of APA: APA style is a course of action for academic documents, for instance, journal articles and books. It is modified in the style helper of the American Psychological Association (APA), titled the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Uses of an APA style: Uniform style helps us check articles rapidly for key focuses and discoveries....   [tags: Typography, Citation, Writing, APA style]

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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

- Agoraphobia is derived from the Greek words agora, meaning “gathering place” or “assembly” which was used to describe a city’s marketplace, and phobia meaning “fear.” It literally means "fear of the marketplace." Carl Westphal first coined the term “agoraphobia” in 1871 to describe people who were afraid of large open spaces. Since then, the definition of agoraphobia has been modified and continues to develop as more research is done. (Barlow, 2002, p. 328) The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM–5; American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013) defines the essential trait of agoraphobia as "marked, or intense, fear or anxiety triggered by the real or anticipat...   [tags: Panic Disorder, Homework]

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The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- The recent release of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) (American Psychiatric Association, 2013) has led to the introduction of a new class of addictive disorders. And although the new category, behavioural addictions, currently only includes Internet gambling disorder, under the “conditions for further study” section of the DSM-5 is Internet gaming disorder. Discussions are on-going on whether or not Internet gaming disorder has legitimate reason for its inclusion in future editions of the DSM....   [tags: Addiction, Video game, Video game addiction]

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Diagnostic and Stastical Manual for Mental Disorders

- Out of all the characters of this book, something about Susan Kaysen really stuck out to me. Her story was incredible to read. It is because I found this women so incredible that I decided I would carefully research and explain her disorder in great detail. The main character of this story, or better yet memoir, was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder or "BPD" is one of many mental illnesses discussed in the Diagnostic and Stastical Manual for Mental Disorders....   [tags: Memoir, Personality Disorder, Literary Analysis]

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Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- For decades, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has been a tool used for clinical assessments and the diagnoses of mental disorders. New editions and revised versions of the DSM either update or delete many classifications and/or the disorders within them, usually based on a consensus among mental health scientists. However, it seems as if some of the content of the DSM has a tenuous relationship with the concept of reliability and validity as it pertains to what is considered a disorder....   [tags: Mental disorder, Psychology]

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The Hamilton Mixtape By Lin Manual Miranda

- History is full of great figures whose influence shaped the world we live in today. However, such great figures are kept on books, and people know little or nothing about them. Usually, people do not like to read history books because they provide bleak information. Although Alexander Hamilton is one of the most influential founding fathers of the United States of America, having an insight about him through history books can be a hard process. Therefore, The Hamilton Mixtape by Lin-Manual Miranda offers an interesting and concise alternative to history books....   [tags: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson]

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Genetic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- The term “Asperger’s” and the concept of psychology conjures up a rich variety of images: a patient affected by social impairments, speech and language peculiarities, and difficulties with nonverbal communication. Conversely, the disorder itself is not simply a generic stand-alone. According to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), anyone diagnosed with one of the four pervasive developmental disorders – autistic disorder, Asperger’s disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, or the multi-faceted diagnosis of pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified – should still meet the criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)....   [tags: Autism, Asperger syndrome]

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Junot Diaz 's An Instruction Manual

- Junot Diaz, author of “How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie’’ is a “how to” instructional guide that is written in second person. This allows the author to offer different perspectives as in how to act and behave towards an individual according to their race and social class. With this way of writing it gives a realistic point of view because we are able to actualize it to real life. This suggests that the government cheese that the boy’s family has been part of his social class....   [tags: David Foster Wallace, Short story, Essay, Fiction]

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Religion, Greek Tragedy, And Heroism

- Religion, Greek Tragedy, and Heroism: An analysis of Miguel de Unamuno & San Manuel Bueno, Martyr: In Miguel de Unamuno’s novella San Manuel Bueno, Martyr, readers learn about the life of Don Manuel, a Catholic priest secretly holding atheist beliefs and doubts in the afterlife. Despite these disbeliefs, Don Manuel works tirelessly to help his community and is regarded as a saint by all who meet him, hence the handle “San Manuel,” which literally translates to “Saint Manuel.” Don Manuel’s struggle and affiliation with sainthood receives further analysis and context from Francisco LaRubia-Prado, who parallels Unamuno’s novella to elements of Greek Tragedy and heroism....   [tags: Tragedy, Drama, Theatre of ancient Greece]

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Ethiopian Roads Authority Drainage Design Manual

- Summary In order to a establish a design rainfall and flow estimation methodology compatible to the Ethiopian environment and facilitate standard design practices in all road design works in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Road Authority (ERA) had commissioned Louis Berger Group to prepare a road drainage design manual in 2002 under a credit from the International Development Agency (IDA). This technical note has been prepared for Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) as a result of a brief review of the above manual published in 2002....   [tags: Engineering]

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The Use Of Body Mechanics And Performing Manual Lifting

- ]The nursing profession can often be seen as very demanding on the body. It is listed under the top ten occupations with work-related musculoskeletal disorders. The increasing injury rates include 8.8 per 100 workers in a hospital setting (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2011). This issue is largely the result of physically demanding tasks such as manual patient handling and movement. Patients vary in size, physical disabilities, cooperation levels and neurological status. In an 8-hour shift, a nurse lifts approximately 1.8 tons when weights lifted are cumulatively added (Nelson & Baptise, 2006)....   [tags: Patient, Health care, Health care provider]

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Rhetorical Analysis of a Manual

- Rhetorical Analysis: Quick Start Guide of an MP10 MP3 Player Audience The audience of the Quick Start Guide (QSG) is going to be composed of men and women who have purchased the mp3 player or received it as a gift. The owners of an MP10 mp3 player may or may not have experience using an mp3 player, and even if they do, the experience may not be with this exact model. One way the designers of the QSG allow for a wider audience is by providing a Spanish alternative to the English side. The reader of this guide needs thorough instructions and diagrams in order to begin operating the MP10 as quickly as possible....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Methodologies Used in Banking: Banking Manual System

- Before the BI in banking manual systems were prevalent because the computers were not used extensively and this was when the banking operations were small and limited mainly to branches. The non-computerized system of banking involved the manual recording of branch transactions. The generation of rudimentary reports from the manual ledgers and were consolidated with those of other bank branches into a final report for the bank as one comprehensive transaction. In this case the BI was limited to simple reporting of banking transactions only (Troy, 2010)....   [tags: top management, banking operations]

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders: A Controversial History

- Crazy is a word with a thousand and one connotations meaning everything from being wildly enthusiastic, to displaying wild or aggressive behaviour. Psychologists have come to the understanding that the pop culture word crazy is synonymous with abnormal behaviour. Abnormal behaviour is difficult to define as the question it faces is who has the authority to differentiate between what is normal and what is abnormal. There are many questions which aid psychologists to differentiate between normal and abnormal, but the following four are the most commonly agreed upon (Rieger, 2011): 1. Is the behaviour statistically rare....   [tags: psychology, defining normal and abnormal]

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The Interpretation Of Schizophreni Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders

- In this paper the literal interpretation of schizophrenia will be given; however the broader definition currently used in the healthcare field will be included to give a better understanding of the disorder. The criteria for diagnosis pertaining to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, the most recent being DSM-V will be included. Symptoms of the disorder and the physical changes in the brain will be explained to include a comparative image from a set of twins, one of which diagnosed schizophrenic and the other healthy....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Mental disorder, Psychology]

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Best Practices Manual For Supervisors

- Introduction New supervisors looking for guidance need something they can refer to when faced with certain issues that arise on the job. This manual outlines six supervisory responsibilities and some basic guidelines for effectiveness. It is important to remember that with the variety of personalities in the workplace, each specific situation is going to require a different approach. The following are general guidelines for handling each responsibility. Demonstrating Communication Skills Communication is one of the most important skills a supervisor has....   [tags: Business Management Leadership]

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Using The Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders ( Dsm )

- The Probst (2013) article is a very interesting take on the balancing act that must be performed by social workers in staying true to their profession and applying the individual level of analysis for billing purposes when using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). A qualitative study was performed in order to gather a deeper understanding of social workers’ thought processes when using the DSM and applying the social work profession’s person-in-environment perspective....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Ethics]

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The Food Rules : An Eater 's Manual, And Mary Maxfield

- Sabotage: Is the Food Industry Trying to Make Us Fat. Waist sizes are expanding, everyone is on a diet of some sort, and a large majority of the population is under the care of a physician for some disease that can be attributed to the modern diet. With no end in sight to the obesity crisis and its associated diseases, individuals will need to educate themselves on healthy nutrition and how to avoid the pitfalls inherent in our food environment. Information on the origins of this epidemic, potential cures both magical and old-fashioned, and who or what is to blame for this crisis are everywhere you look....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Health, Weight loss]

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders by Allen Frances

- ... Differences with other sources What makes Saving Normal different from other books with the same subject is that Allen Frances is a psychiatrist who has worked on the accomplishment of the DSM-III and was chairman of the DSM-IV Task Force. Hereby has Frances a lot of experience with and knowledge about the DSM. But he also has a lot of knowledge and experience with psychiatry and psychology in practice. Because Frances has worked on the accomplishment of the previous DSMs you would expect that he would be a great proponent of the DSM-5....   [tags: mental disorers, big pharma]

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Food Rules : An Eater 's Manual And Mary Maxfield

- Waist sizes are expanding, everyone is on a diet of some sort, and a large majority of the population is under the care of a physician for some disease that can be attributed to the modern diet. Information on the origins of this epidemic, potential cures both magical and old-fashioned, and who or what is to blame for this crisis are everywhere you look. Two authors that offer their opinions on this vast subject are Michael Pollan author of the book Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual and Mary Maxfield, graduate student in American Studies with degrees in creative social change and sociology....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Healthy diet, Health]

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History of Welding: Manual Welding Vs. Robotic Welding

- One day Tom was going to his job at welding with robots. When Tom got there he asked his boss how can we make these machines more efficient. I do not know how they are going to do that but someday we will perfect the perfect machines that will weld perfect on cars. Well get going and start thinking of some ideas that would help us improve the robotic arms. Then the next day tom arrived at work he has an idea that can work. He made up a program that can make the welds more precise. They tried the program on the machines and it worked perfectly and it did not have any flaws....   [tags: ancient times, metal, hammering]

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The European Nations Organized Manual Labor System

- Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, western powers exploited the regions of India, Africa, and Latin America by the formation of colonies. The formation of these colonies, for most western powers, created efficient avenues to increase their economic, political, and social prowess. The European nations organized manual labor systems within their respective colonies to maximize their economic efforts. Their culture and values were also forced on the indigenous societies, discounting and diminishing their already established values....   [tags: Colonialism, United States, South America, Europe]

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