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    The three aspects of temperament that showed a statistically significant correlation with the ToM results from the second wave of testing, were shyness/withdrawal, perceptual sensitivity, and aggression. None of the other tested traits had statistical significant correlation to ToM, but attentional focusing had a positive correlation to the block test and IC, while activity level had a negative correlation to IC. Both shyness/withdrawal and perceptual sensitivity showed a positive correlation with the development of ToM, while aggression showed a negative correlation to the development to ToM. Their findings supported their hypothesis that a nonaggressive, shy-withdrawn temperament at age three leads to a more developed theory-of-mind at age…

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    Clinicians use the most recent diagnostic criteria published in scientific journal to diagnose media screen addiction.” Objective criteria are based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR), which lists the symptoms of addiction for substance and gambling addictions. “The most commonly accepted current modern system of diagnosis is that published by the American Psychiatric Association, in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) This…

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    The Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) developed in accordance with the Diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental illness sets criteria for diagnosing substance abuse. In order to be able to diagnose food addiction with this YFAS, at least there must be three addiction symptoms together with a clinically significant disorder present (Meule, Rezori, & Blechert, 2014). Bulimia nervosa is also another eating disorder and just like any behavioural disorder, individuals suffering from this disorder…

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    Memoirs of an Addicted Brain is an autobiographical novel that follows the stages of Mark Lewis’s life as an addict. Lewis begins the novel from when he was a young boy exploring the effects alcohol had on his behavior, then a young student experimenting with psychoactive drugs in San Francisco, becoming a heroin addict, and finally overcoming his extreme opiate addiction and becoming a respectable neuroscientist. His journey from the age of fifteen to thirty involves taking every drug he could…

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    Life experience has provided enough insight to acknowledge the fact that marijuana addiction is a serious problem that our society needs to take attention towards for action and improvement. According the Miller ET (al). (1989), “The definition of marijuana (Cannabis) dependence (addiction) contains three critical elements, which are (a) preoccupation with the acquisition of marijuana, (b) compulsive use of marijuana, (c) relapse to or recurrent use of the marijuana” (p. 183).When someone is…

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    Addiction Recovery “While the path to drug addiction begins with the voluntary act of taking drugs, over time a person 's ability to choose not to do so becomes compromised.” (NIDA, 2009) Addiction is something that takes over your mind and body, changing the person you were before. Most people react differently to drugs, therefore there are many different methods to recover from addiction. Although it is not easy, it is possible. Some of the methods to help an addict…

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    Introduction Using SPSS to analyse households in town A and town B pictures some demographic conditions. In general, respondents in town A are younger than in town B. The minimum age in town A is 21 while 31 in town B. However, in both cities, have people with above 51 years old. Meanwhile, almost 70% of people are already married in both cities. Maximum year of cultivation in town B is three times higher than in town A, which is 4 and 13 respectively. This is because the productive land in…

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    Drug Court is a successful option for many addict offenders. The Drug Court program focuses on rehabilitation for the root of offenders problems. Unlike regular probation, Drug Court allows the offender to have a more focused experience in the court system. Drug Court requires the participants to test negative on a urinalysis report weekly and also to participate in AA/NA groups or other recovery self-help groups. Through Drug Court, offenders are treated with the expectation of treatment being…

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    Multidimensional Analysis of Dicky’s Behavior in THE FIGHTER In the multidimensional approach, there are three basic elements that impact a person’s behavior, which are the person, environment, and time dimensions. Within each of the basic elements exists multiple dimensions, such as physical environment, biological, event time, and communities (Hutchsion, p. 10, 2012). The multidimensional approach can be used to analyze an individual in a movie by how certain factors can affect a person’s…

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    there are some genetic factors that cause individuals to rely on it once frequent consumption begins. Studies have shown that children of addicts are more than likely to develop a drug addiction. Although everyone has a potential for addiction, some people are predisposed to the addiction than others. With most attics it starts off as recreational use and then they notice they are using more frequently than others. The tolerance begins to increase and the mental obsession develops. However,…

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