Religious experience and mental health: Anthropological and psychological approaches

Religious Experience and Mental Health In his article, Dein (2017) collaborates ideas of various studies on the connection between mental health and religious experiences. He elucidates several significant differences in how people explicate and remark experiences associated with religion. In some aspects, these experiences would get dismissed as mental …

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Nurses’ establishment of health promoting relationships: A descriptive synthesis of anorexia nervosa research

Salzmann-Erikson, M., & Dahlén, J. (2016). Nurses’ establishment of health promoting relationships: A descriptive synthesis of anorexia nervosa research. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-016-0534-2 2. What is the purpose of the research? What question(s) does the author(s) have related to development? The purpose of the research was to identify and …

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Paternal Monitoring: The Relationship between Online and In-Person Solicitation and Youth Outcomes

Paternal Monitoring: The Relationship between Online and In-Person Solicitation and Youth Outcomes (Hessel et al., 2016). The purpose of the research was to explore the relationships between fathers’ online and in-person solicitation of their adolescent and emerging adult children, and the youth’s internalizing, externalizing, and prosocial behaviors. On development, …

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Toward an understanding of late life suicidal behavior: The role of lifespan developmental theory

Fiske, A., & O’Riley, A. A. (2015). Toward an understanding of late life suicidal behavior: The role of lifespan developmental theory. Aging & Mental Health, 20(2), 123-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2015.1078282 2 What is the purpose of the research? What question(s) does the author(s) have related to development? The purpose of the research is to examine late-life suicidal …

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Maternal Stressful Life Events Prior to Conception and the Impact on Infant Birth Weight in the United States

Maternal Stressful Life Events Prior to Conception and the Impact on Infant Birth Weight in the United States. American Journal of Public Health (Witt et al., 2014). People usually underrate the environmental impact on the unborn. Witt et al.’s (2014) research paint a good picture of how stressful events …

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Nurses’ establishment of health-promoting relationships: A descriptive synthesis of anorexia nervosa research

Salzmann-Erikson and Dahlén (2016) present a critical topic for the modern health care settings. Often, nurses and other health care professionals prioritize patients’ physical needs and neglect their psychological wants. Patients yearn for the care that an ordinary human being would desire to have. As a result, their relationship …

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Religious Experience and Mental Health: Journal Review

In his article, Dein (2017) collaborates ideas of various studies on the connection between mental health and religious experiences. He elucidates several significant differences in how people explicate and remark experiences associated with religion. In some aspects, these experiences would get dismissed as mental disorders. Dein emphasizes the impact …

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Generic price competition for specialty drugs: Too little, too late? 

Cole and Dusetzina (2018) seek to empirically test whether generic price competition is effective for specialty drugs. Generic competition often occurs between different products that solve the same purpose. Specialty drugs are prescription drugs used to treat complex, chronic conditions like cancer. The authors seek to explore the phenomenon …

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