Forensic Psych

Category: Items about Psychology

Proposition 8 and Historical Perspectives: A Call for Regression

This is a paper where I make an argument for why the federal government should not be involved in marriage at all. I am not endorsing these beliefs personally, this is just one argument that can be made. This is only a BRIEF examination of this argument…it could be much longer, but I had a…

Ethical Implications of Ultimate Opinions in TPR Evaluations

Abstract The focus of termination of parental rights (TPR) evaluations is the best interest of the child (Barone, Weitz, & Witt, 2005). However, this automatically limits the evaluator’s ability to be impartial and fair. An evaluator must follow ethical guidelines that declare that he or she must practice impartiality and be fair and accurate according…

Traumatic Brain Injuries: A Brief Examination of the Injury-Violence Correlation

Abstract While boxing has been around for many years, there are many inherent dangers within the sport. Boxing is uniquely one of the only sports where injuries are intentionally caused to its participants (Bledsoe, Li, & Levy, 2005). One of the injuries in which boxers are most at risk is head trauma, more specifically, brain…

Cyberstalking Victimization: Fear Behind Closed Doors

This is my latest work in cyberstalking victimization. I previously wrote a paper on cyberstalking offenders. Hope you’ll check both out! As always, this is my work, so please don’t plagiarize and cite properly. Thanks!! Abstract While there is a growing amount of research available on cyberstalking, much more is still needed. There are controversies,…

Overcoming Paranoid Schizophrenia: The Inspiring Case of John Forbes Nash, Jr.

My latest paper. This is on paranoid schizophrenia and uses the case of John Nash to illustrate certain aspects of the disorder. Hope you enjoy, and as always, please do not steal or plagiarize 🙂 Thank you! Overcoming Paranoid Schizophrenia: The Inspiring Case of John Forbes Nash, Jr.             According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual…

Professional Boundaries and Staff Sexual Misconduct: An Evidence-Based Proposal

I’ve been back at it again! This paper was pretty fun to write actually…I review the literature about professional boundaries and staff sexual misconduct within juvenile facilities (like detention centers or treatment facilities) and then propose a solution and a way in which to test the effectiveness of my solution! Hope you enjoy, and as…

History as Teacher: Societal Impact on Juvenile Delinquency

Hello everyone! This is a reaction paper I wrote after I read a book called “The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager” by Thomas Hine. It was very informative and interesting. In this paper I discuss how Hine seems to imply that American society has helped lead to juvenile delinquency and I discuss to…

Redefining an Imaginary Line: Affirmation of the APA Contradiction

This is my first paper of the Spring semester. Basically the paper revolves around an article called “Are Adolescents Less Mature Than Adults? Minors’ Access to Abortion, the Juvenile Death Penalty, and the Alleged APA ‘Flip-Flop’” which you can read here if you want: http://bit.ly/wvPg4s The topic of this paper does deal with abortion and adolescent death penalty…

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