Leo Kanner

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  • Leo Kanner Autism

    Autism is one of the most important genetic disorders. Autism is also known as autism spectrum disorder, Kanner autism, pervasive developmental disorder, and high-functioning autism. Eugen Bleuler, a Swiss psychiatrist, was the first person to use the term autism. He started using that term at around 1911 to a group of symptoms of schizophrenia, which is a long term mental disorder involving the breakdown in the relation between emotion, thought, and behavior. In 1943, Leo Kanner discovered autism. He was born in Ukraine on June 13, 1894 and educated in Berlin. In 1930, he moved to John Hopkins University where he found the first child psychiatry clinic in the country. While he was there, he met a child named Donald. He noticed that Donald…

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  • Mental Health Case Study: Meet Samuel

    answer to requests is usually a firm no. He is always telling Lisa how everyone else is stupid. This includes his classroom teacher. Samuel has created his own agenda at school, upsetting the class. Lisa has always been on the receiving end of phone calls about disruptions. Samuel has recently been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). AS is a higher functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (ASPEN, 2016, para. 1). Foreman and Arthur-Kelly (2014, p. 306) describe ASD to be a developmental…

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  • Leo Kanner Case Study Of Autism

    Background The background of Autism, how did it all begin? Before Autism was named, our ancestors did not know what it was, but they label it as being mentally retarded.” Eugene Bleuler a Swiss psychiatrist, was the first to use the term in 1911, refer to one in the group symptoms of schizophrenia” (www.webmd.com). It was until the 1940’s when doctors started using the word autism because they found that it was an emotional and social issue. Many thought the person was just insane. One of…

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  • Death Of Ivan Ilyich And Death Of A Salesman Analysis

    Two books, The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy and Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, give insight two men’s consequences of leading a specific life when faced with the thought of death. Their deaths mean more than just passing off from the mortal world, it reflects and questions their morals and behaviors in their lifetimes. Although Ivan realizes how meaningless the pursuits of his life have been in his final moments before death while Willy dies still delusional and dwelling in…

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  • Similarities Between Thomas Hobbes And Niccolo Machiavelli

    Thomas Hobbes and Niccolo Machiavelli, both grappling with regional instability and constant war, arrive at different frameworks for handling man’s inherent propensity for conflict from very similar models of human behavior. Hobbes, watching his fellow countrymen fight each other during the English Civil War, decided that humans perpetually desire more power to secure their well-being and therefore incline toward warfare as a means to achieve this. Machiavelli, similarly accustomed to the…

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  • Leo Tolstoy Analysis

    Leo Tolstoy’s books The Death of Ivan Ilych and A Confession, the Gospel Brief and What I Believe show very similar experiences and thought processes between Ivan Ilych and Tolstoy himself. It is arguable that when writing The Death of Ivan Ilych, Tolstoy reflected himself into Ilych’s character and life. This is evident in both men’s early experiences, thoughts and beliefs, morals, and overall questioning and understanding of life’s existence. Very soon did Tolstoy write that he wanted to be…

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  • Nonviolence In Dr. Martin Luther King's Speech

    As mentioned earlier Dr King believed that non-violence and civil disobedience are the only ways to fight for freedom. During my research on Dr. Martin Luther King and his attributes towards non-violence, I found his book “Stride toward freedom”. In this book Dr. King outlined his way of nonviolence. He tells the story of the Montgomery movement and his own personal journey, and then offers six basis points for nonviolence. Dr. King lived and taught these essential ingredients of active…

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  • Essay On Tolstoy's The Death Of Ivan Ilyich

    Today’s society as a whole is preoccupied by staying up with the latest trends on social media and considers binging their way through a season of their favorite TV show as an accomplishment. An unsurprising, yet disappointingly large portion of today’s population fails to live what many would consider a “good life” (needs to be in quotes?), one that has meaning and purpose. And while few would admit they lead and unaccomplished life, with a bit of further examination it is not hard to see why…

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  • Analysis Of Don T Text And Drive

    combines everything to create an interaction with viewers is unique. Attracting viewers’ attention is important in advertising, but to be an effective print ad, it is a must to win both their heart and their mind. That is why advertising nowadays is not restricted to promoting products, but also involves education and informing, and “Don’t text and Drive” print ad is a fantastic example of this form. Distracted driving, generally and texting while driving particularly is an epidemic in the…

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  • Human Weaknesses In Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

    Through their powerful renderings of war and politics, Niccolò Machiavelli's iconoclastic 1532 political treatise The Prince and Shakespeare's 1599 historical tragedy Julius Caesar mutually seek to explore the nature of human weakness. A manifestation of Machiavelli's radically realpolitik interpretation of Renaissance humanism, The Prince subverts the traditional Christian moral zeitgeist, redefining weakness in instrumental terms - that a leader's results are superior in importance to his…

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