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    The six major parts of an American Psychological Association (APA) research paper include: title page, abstract, introduction, method section, results section, discussion section, and references section (Weathington, 2010, 156). The first three pages set the stage for the research paper and determine whether the reader will be captured and motivated to continue. The first page of the research paper is the title page which is centered horizontally and consists of: the running head – which is a short version of the paper title; paper title – which should give an indication of the purpose of the research; researcher names; and researcher professional affiliation. The second page contains the abstract, which gives a short description of the…

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    Formal codes of conduct describes what is considered acceptable and unacceptable professional behavior. The American Psychological Associations (2010) amended code of ethics is very detailed, reflecting the different professional roles of psychologists in research, clinical treatment and educational texts (Maxfield & Babbie, 2016). Paul Reynolds (1979, 442-449) has created a composite code for the use of human subjects in research, drawing on 24 codes of ethics published by the national…

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    Ethics Of SOCE Therapy

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    would be used to treat or cure the disorder. However, in 1973, homosexuality was declassified as a disease by the American Psychiatric Association and removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders(Vider). Nonetheless, although homosexuality isn 't considered a disease anymore, the treatment, SOCE therapy, is still in full effect today.Now this is a perfectly fine fact for consenting adults who wish to engage in unnecessary psychoanalytic treatment, yet should a child…

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    Writing 101 Reflection

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    taken the writing 101 has really helped me when it comes to writing essays in a fast pace, as well as leaning how to work with different writing styles. To begin, I learned about using American Psychological Association in my writing and how to format my essays as my professor requested. Secondly, the fast pace class showed me how to manage my time successfully in order to focus more on my school work rather than other stuff. To finalize, the class overall help me out on how to find scholarly…

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    APA Style Essay

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    A paper using American Psychological Association (APA) style contains four major sections: a title page, an abstract, the body of the paper, and a reference section. According to APA Style, your title page should contain the title of the paper, a running head, the authors name, a byline, the institutional affiliation, and an author’s note. The title of your paper should be specific in order to inform the readers about the main ideas and the relationships between the identified variables. When…

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    In earlier studies, clinicians treated same-sex sexual desires through aversion therapy interventions, this form of therapy focused on physiological stimulation. The goal of this treatment is to reduce sexual arousal of same-sex stimuli and attraction, decrease interest in sexual desires with same sex partners, increased interest in sexual arousal in opposite sex partners, increased marriage and relationships with opposite sex, and improving quality of life and mental health (APA). A journal…

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    (5 things) In 2009 the American psychological association concluded that it is “unlikely” that conversion therapy can reduce same sex attractions. (executive) A 2006 study by Anthony Bogaert has shown that genes are not the only biological aspect in determining sexuality, but that the level of hormones in the womb also has a significant role. In a sample group of 944 males, Anthony found that there was a three percent chance of the first male being gay and an additional one percent for each…

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    APA Writing Style

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    The Abstract is a one paragraph summary of the report. Write in block style (the first line is not indented) and use 120 words or less. Describe the problem under investigation in one sentence. Describe the participants’/subjects’ pertinent characteristics (number, type, age, sex, and for animals include genus and species). Describe the experimental method, including apparatus, data collection procedures, complete test names, and dosages/administration routes of drugs. Describe the findings…

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    (Bethel University, 2014) The guidelines of APA style help to achieve a clear and proper display of writing by organizing information. (American Psychological Association, 2016) APA style also ensures that any references that are used to gather information are given proper credit with in text citations and a reference list. (Bethel University, 2014) The reference list also provides the reader with the means to look up the information used for research for themselves. Having been out of…

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    Reflection Of Apa Style

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    I struggled with grammar throughout my undergraduate years and worked hard to correct my errors. However, it seems after three years of informal writing I forgot everything I learned. In my undergraduate studies I was a comma-splicer, I overused commas in almost every paper I wrote. My first paper in graduate school had the opposite problem, I did not use enough commas. In addition, I realized I have a hard discriminating between passive and active voice. Although I have not received any…

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