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    Final Quiz on risk Perception and Behavior Risk perception is defined as one person has thought on how dangerous a risk could be and what quality of risk it can be. As stated risk perception is based on thoughts, as a result, each individual is going to have their own perception thoughts on the risk. They may have thought of other ideas that another person may not have. The risks that has been chosen is having a mass casualty plan for a fuel explosion at a gasoline station. There are is a significant amount of different factors that can influence the risk perception. Some of the major factors can include, the dread factor- individuals believe only the worst situations that could happen from a specific event. For example, once residents see…

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    This article is titled “Perceptions of harm from secondhand smoke exposure among U.S. adults, 2009-2010”, and it was written by Judy Kruger, Roshni Patel, Michelle Kegler, Steven D. Babb, and Brian A. King. The authors firstly explained that secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure causes heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer in nonsmoking adults and suden infant death syndrome, middle ear infections, and severe asthma in children. As well, this has caused more than 41,000 deaths among US nonsmokers.…

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    However, understanding members’ perception of an organizations ethical environment is important because of its potential influence on its members’ ethical behavior Identified throughout the text are three components that hone in on what makes up the organization’s ethical environment. Those elements are social norms (better known as mission and values; leadership and management influence; and peer group influence); social practices such as procedures, rules and codes of ethics; and ethics…

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    In addition, negative body image has serious consequences for health behaviours. For instance, negative body image predicts physical inactivity, unhealthy eating, and weight gain, and is associated with unsafe sex, smoking, and skin cancer risk behaviours (Alleva et. al, 2015). In The Adonis Complex, (Pope et al.) interviewed many high school boys about appearance issues. Two boys in particular from a self-described working-class town indicated that they believed 50% of their male peers to be…

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    disease. Several people have different perceptions of the illness itself, how susceptible people can be to it, and the precautions are taken to avoid getting sick. Salmonellosis is a food poisoning that is treatable, although recent studies show there is a perceived difference in the way people who have had salmonellosis and those who have not look at the illness. First, salmonella is not a new concept in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control, it was discovered nearly…

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    Entering the discussion I had a narrow point of view which was society would correct itself over time, and that families simply need to make good choices and be accountable for the consequences as that happens. Certainly the authors are challenging us to go foster a broader scope and examine our many perceptions. For example, do we still categorize work at home in a man’s chore and women’s chore point of view? Do we still desire to keep up with the Jones’s? Do we still perceive that we should…

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    Crime Perception

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    Callahan did a similar research to the one discussed above, but in addition to looking at the relationship between media and perceptions of crime, she looked at how the media affects different races/ ethnicities. Callahan analyzed previous data obtained by the Social and Behavioral Research Institute at California State University-San Marcos for the Robert Presley center for Crime and Justice Studies at the University of California-Riverside. The researchers obtained a total of 4,245 completed…

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    A Critique: Quantitative Research Study In their article, The relationship between nurses' perceptions of empowerment and patient satisfaction, Donahue, Piazza, Griffin, Dykes, and Fitzpatrick (2008) utilize a descriptive correlational design to describe nurses’ perceptions of empowerment and patient satisfaction and to identify and examine relationships among these variables (Grove, Gray, and Burns, 2015). In their introduction to the article, the authors cite the need for nurse executives to…

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    Perception, Abuse, and Delinquency Abstract The following essay looks at Dane Peterson’s view of juvenile delinquency in his novel, Sins of the Fathers (2003). Peterson argues that there is a strong correlation between the abuse that a delinquent faces as a child and their delinquent behavior. To prove his point, he draws upon his theory of five different types of victims. This is not to say that these are the only type of victims found within delinquency, but these are some the most common ones…

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    Gordon’s functional health patterns from the standardized format for family assessment using a systems approach with emphasis on developmental stages and risk factors (Edelman, Kudzma, & Mandle, 2014). In this family’s interview, I completed nursing assessment by using values/ health perception, nutrition, sleep/rest, elimination, activity/exercise, cognitive, sensory-perception, self-perception, role relationship, sexuality, coping patterns to assess the Sobolew’s family. Health perception and…

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