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Adrienne Clarkson
Adrienne Clarkson
Adrienne Clarkson Citizen Handbook #3 Adrienne Clarkson was born in Hong Kong, 1939. During the war in 1942, she came with her family to Canada as a refugee and grew up in Ottawa, Ontario. She attended Lisgar Collegiate, and later on Trinity College. Lastly, she attended the University of Toronto on a scholarship where she became head of her class. She got her Masters of Arts degree for English in 1962. She also went to France and did her post-graduate work at La Sorbonne, Paris. Her first occup
Cancer
Cancer
Cancer English 100 05012004 There are many types of cancers, cancer is a disease that slowly kills you. Cancer can be in almost any part of your body, depending on where it is and how severe the cancer is spreading is going to depend on how long you are going to live. prostate cancer is a major concern among American doctors today, for men. On the other hand for woman doctors are very concerned with breast cancer for woman. These two cancer types that I have just named are the most deadly forms
Back to a country
Back to a country
Back to a country? About 20 – 30 years ago Polish villages were “getting old” – young people still and still escaped to live and work in the city. Nowadays the tendency is slowly changing. There are several points to take into consideration with regard to the benefits of living in the country. A common claim states that life in the country is healthier – there is less pollution, car fumes, noise and the air is generally cleaner. Definitely the environment is the biggest advantage of the countrys
Joseph Carey Merrick
Joseph Carey Merrick
Joseph Carey Merrick: The Story Behind the Sideshow Attraction One-hundred and forty-one years ago, a baby boy named Joseph Carey Merrick was born. As with any other healthy birth, Joseph was a beautiful little human with proud parents. As time went on, he grew to be a happy toddler. Until he began to develop strange lumps on his face. By the time he was five, the right side of Joseph’s face was covered with tumors. From then on, his body would develop into the most tragic case of deformity the
The Need for More Research on the effect of Rap and Gansta Rap on Afri
The Need for More Research on the effect of Rap and Gansta Rap on Afri
The Need for More Research on the effect of Rap and Gansta Rap on African American Adolescents Today It has been argued that more research on the effect of music and its content on the health risk behaviors of African American adolescents are needed. A number of studies have been done to try and determine what exact effects may occur on this selected group of adolescents. Research has shown that the number of African American adolescents who listen to rap or gansta rap with explicit lyrics use o
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Father of Nation
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Father of Nation
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Father of Nation Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's achievement as the founder of Pakistan, dominates everything else he did in his long and crowded public life spanning some 42 years. Yet, by any standard, his was an eventful life, his personality multidimensional and his achievements in other fields were many, if not equally great. Indeed, several were the roles he had played with distinction: at one time or another, he was one of the gre
WSumith Wickramasinghe of Sri Lanka
WSumith Wickramasinghe of Sri Lanka
W.Sumith Wickramasinghe of Sri Lanka Sumith Wickramasinghe was born on the island of Ceylon as it was known in 1935. His illustrious parents were Wickremarachige Subatheris and Somawathie Wickramasinghe - both his parents were Headteachers in two different village schools - Sumith's mother was Principal of Ambaraluwa Maha Vidyalaya in the village in Weliweriya in the Gampaha district. To this day Sri Lanka enjoys one of the highest literacy rates in Asia - the key message is education, education
305Working With Drug Addicts
305Working With Drug Addicts
1ÜüWorking With Drug Addicts There are a myriad of attitudes concerning drug addiction, and drug addicts. (From here on we will refer to persons addicted to drugs and/or alcohol as one group: drug addicts.) Unfortunately, there are still those who believe this condition to be the result of poor judgement, or perhaps a flawed character. The consensus among modern health care professionals, including the American Medical Association (AMA), is that drug addiction is a disease. Theories concerning i
The Frisky Bachelor and the Moral Ramifications
The Frisky Bachelor and the Moral Ramifications
The “Frisky” Bachelor, and the Moral Ramifications A response to Scenario #1 December 9, 2003 Dr. Devine The “Frisky” Bachelor, and the Moral Ramifications Abortion is one of the most passionately argued contemporary moral issues at hand. Very accomplished intellectuals have supported conflicting ideas, each with convincing evidence. There are many points of view toward abortion but the only two fine distinctions are pro-choice and pro-life . A pro-choicer would feel that the decision to abort
A book review of The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli explaining in parti
A book review of The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli explaining in parti
A book review of ‘The Prince’ by Niccolo` Machiavelli, explaining, in particular, what the book reveals about Rule Of Law. ‘This Barbarian tyranny stinks in all nostrils’ – one of the last lines of ‘The Prince’, a book written by Niccolo` Machiavelli in 1513, which was primarily intended to serve as a guide to Lorenzo Di Medici’s Government to permit Italy to be free of foreign occupation and invasions. Lorenzo did not accept to abide with this guide and this book was later (1959) listed on the
Checks and Balances
Checks and Balances
Checks and Balances Principles of American Democracy 12/12/03 The ideals of Checks and Balances have existed through many different forms throughout the century. The definition of Checks and Balances seen by some individuals is said to be described in this way. The American Government is made up of three separate branches which are judicial, legislative, and executive. The Judicial is composed of the federal and Supreme Courts and they could try federal cases and interpret the laws of the nation
Dependency Theory
Dependency Theory
Dependency Theory Essay #1 POLS 2210 6.0 B Tutorial Period: Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:30pm Similar to Marxism, Dependency Theory was an activist project that did not just analyze. However, in becoming political actors and advisors, there was an irony that the best way for a country to be more like the developed city was to actually join the ranks of exploiting countries. I think the strategies of Dependency Theory jump from the approach of developing into a core country. This would result in experime
Wesley K Clark Can Win
Wesley K Clark Can Win
Wesley K. Clark Can Win As a Vietnam Hero, Wesley K. Clark, has a great chance of winning the Democratic Primary, as well as president. Is Clark good enough to be president? Yes, he is. As a military man, he has experienced what some of the other candidates have not. He is not afraid to tackle the difficult topics that most candidates shy away from. He wishes to undo the immense chaos that president Bush has managed to bring upon Iraq. He has four principle ideas for helping the economy. Clark i
Homosexual Couples Must Be Allowed to Marry
Homosexual Couples Must Be Allowed to Marry
Homosexual Couples Must Be Allowed to Marry I do. Two simple words that can change lives. For most people, the phrase conjures up images of a man and a woman being joined in marriage. But for gays and lesbians, having the chance to legally say I do is a far-off dream, not a reality. For years in other countries, same-sex couples have had their marriages federally recognized, but the unions of American homosexuals still go unrecognized by the United States government. Same-sex marriages deserve t
Political Views
Political Views
Political Views Political Science Take Home Essay Essay #1 A single-payer heath care system would get mixed reactions from all three ideologies. A conservative would not be for this system of heath care. They would say that the government needs to stay out of these matters and a radical change might disrupt the system that’s already in place. Conservatives are against raising taxes for heath care and to have equal health care for everyone, they would have to raise taxes. If an American can not g
Post-test for managing postmenopausal osteoporosis in general practice
Post-test for managing postmenopausal osteoporosis in general practice
Post-test for managing postmenopausal osteoporosis in general practice Now that you have worked through the interactive case history, please have another go at taking the test that you took earlier. This time you will get feedback on your answers. Post-test Please choose one correct answer for each question: 1. Osteoporosis is a progressive skeletal disease: a. Characterised by loss of calcium b. Characterised by excess parathyroid hormone c. Characterised by loss of bone mass d. Characterised b
Advantages and Disadvantages of Capitalism and Communism
Advantages and Disadvantages of Capitalism and Communism
Advantages and Disadvantages of Capitalism and Communism There are many advantages and disadvantages to a communist or capitalistic society. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, Capitalism is an economic system characterized by freedom of the market with increasing concentration of the private and corporate ownership of production and distribution means. Capitalism is an internally stable economic system, in that it is consistent with human behavior. People understand that there is no
Arson
Arson
Arson: Definition - Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. Arson: Why do people do it and how can we prevent it? Arson is a common, costly and complex problem in this country and around the world. Arson affects everyone, invading communities, threatening businesses and family security. Deliberate fire setting is the largest single cause of fires in the
Caring for Children and Young People
Caring for Children and Young People
Caring for Children and Young People Unit SC14-Establish, sustain and disengage from relationships with clients Legislation, policy and good practice Question 4 The answers to question 1 and 3 influence the development of a relationship with a child a great deal. Due to the Foster Care Regulations which I explained in question 1 outline all the duties for the foster carer which enables them to tend to the individual needs of the children depending on their personality and background. This helps
What are Psychopaths and How do they exist in a corporate world
What are Psychopaths and How do they exist in a corporate world
What are Psychopaths and How do they exist in a corporate world? The media may portray the psychopath as a crazed serial killer - the stuff of nightmares and horror films - but the reality is chillingly different. Not all psychopaths are violent criminals and fewer still have a desire to eat you for dinner. Many are highly successful businessmen and women, lawyers, academics, politicians, doctors and teachers. Psychopaths wear suits too... The Mental Health Act 1983 (HMSO 1983) described psychop
Is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Effective
Is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Effective
Is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Effective? 11/24/03 Before, writing this paper I knew very little about the DSM. I know I learned about the DSM in the psychology 101 class I had but, all I could remember was a vague definition about it being a “diagnostic tool”. The only one thing I could truly remember about the DSM was a telephone conversation that I had with my mother a year earlier. At that time I had just changed my major from computer science (a field that my p
Echo Personality Disorder
Echo Personality Disorder
********************************************************************* Echo Personality Disorder The term Echo Personality Disorder was coined by British Psychosynthesis practitioner Patrick Hurst, as a replacement term for 'Inverted Narcissism' and 'Covert Narcissism' which later terms place unwarranted emphasis on narcissistic qualities of the personality, which in many of these individuals may not be a feature at all. EPD is a highly differentiated form of Dependent Personality Disorder, mark
Controlling Anger -- Before It Controls You
Controlling Anger -- Before It Controls You
Controlling Anger -- Before It Controls You TOPICS: o What Is Anger? o Anger Management o Strategies To Keep Anger At Bay? o Do You Need Counseling? : whether as a fleeting annoyance or as full-fledged rag. To be angry is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems—problems at work, in your personal relationships, and in the overall quality of your life. And it can make you feel as though you're at the mercy
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder Young people with an anxiety disorder typically are so afraid, worried, or uneasy that they cannot function normally. Anxiety disorders can be long-lasting and interfere greatly with a child's life. If not treated early, anxiety disorders can lead to: missed school days or an inability to finish school; impaired relations with peers; low self-esteem; alcohol or other drug use; problems adjusting to work situations; and anxiety disorder in adulthood. There are a numbe
The Intelligence Quotient
The Intelligence Quotient
The Intelligence Quotient: The Contribution of Psychology to Standardized Social Darwinism “It is safe to predict that in the near future intelligence tests will bring tens of thousands of these high-grade defective under the surveillance and protection of society. This will ultimately result in curtailing the reproduction of feeble-mindedness and in the elimination of an enormous amount of crime, pauperism, and industrial inefficiency. It is hardly necessary to emphasize that the high-grade cas
Prevention
Prevention
Prevention Lesson 7 Short Answer 1. Define prevention. Provide an example of a behavior that helps prevent physical illness. Indicate reasons why prevention is difficult to do in practice. Prevention is the best problem-solving solution. It is a risk-factor reduction behavior that can prevent stress and other health problems. For example, if lung cancer is painful for a patient and stressful to one’s mind, the best solution to eliminate the potential pain and stress is to prevent smoking. Preven
Alcoholism
Alcoholism
Alcoholism Running Head: ALCOHOLISM Alcoholism: Causes, Effects, and Treatment Possibilities Alcoholism is a wide-ranging and complex disease that heavily plagues society, especially in the United States, today. The symptoms are many, as are the causes and the effects. Alcoholism may be defined as a pattern of drinking in which harmful consequences result for the drinker, though observers have not agreed upon one specific definition of the term. There are two types of drinkers. The first type, t
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder Children’s choices are heavily shaped by the context in which they live. All children are oppositional from time to time. The challenge is to distinguish between what is considered normal childhood behaviors and those that fall under the category of Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Oppositional Defiant Disorder is categorized as a disruptive behavior disorder by the American Psychiatric Association as documented in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition
Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health Introduction Definition of Problem Description of Preliminary Data Gathering, Collection, or Resource The Research Design Data Analysis and Interpretation Conclusion Slide 1 The mental health and substance abuse fields have had a growing awareness of the prevalence of co-occurring disorders and the challenges presented by this population. The lack of success within traditional treatment settings for individuals with co-occurring disorders is well documented. Estimates suggest that
Natural Child birth versus Medicated
Natural Child birth versus Medicated
Natural Child birth versus Medicated In this experiment we will observe two different methods of childbirth, natural and medicated with anesthesia epidural. The study will show the responsiveness of the child after they have been delivered. Supported in existing hypothesis children who were born to mothers that did not choose to use any medication were more alert; the children that were observed, born to mothers that chose to use anesthesia epidural for pain were less responsive. We have enrolle
Why do people develop fears and phobias
Why do people develop fears and phobias
Why do people develop fears and phobias? There are many factors that contribute to the development and maintenance of phobias. Firstly we must discuss what is known about the origins of natural fear before considering clinical evidence on the genesis of abnormal phobias. Fear is a very ancient and universal emotion in man. It can be defined as the sensation felt when you are in danger, a feeling that something bad is about to happen. When it is not justified by the presence of real danger or thr
Introduction to Islam
Introduction to Islam
Introduction to Islam Allah (God) Islam is the complete submission and obedience to Allah (God). The name Allah (God) in Islam never refers to Muhammad (pbuh), as many Christians may think; Allah is the personal name of God. What do Muslims believe about Allah? 1. He is the one God, Who has no partner. 2. Nothing is like Him. He is the Creator, not created, nor a part of His creation. 3. He is All-Powerful, absolutely Just. 4. There is no other entity in the entire universe worthy of worship bes
ISLAM
ISLAM
ISLAM 570--Birth of Muhammad into Quraysh, the ruling tribe of Mecca. Islamic tradition relates miraculous signs foretelling Muhammad's future greatness. Orphaned and raised by an uncle Abu Talib to be a trader. 595-Muhammad marries Khadijah a rich widow several years his senior. Earns reputation of Al-Amin --the faithful, for his virtue and wisdom. 610- The Night of Power (believed to be the 26th of Ramadan)--First revelation while meditating in a cave on Mt. Hira outside Mecca. Voices and visi
Nature of Religion
Nature of Religion
Nature of Religion My report about the nature of religion will out line the following. The report was set to give info about sex ,age,nationallaty, occupation , marital status then a simple ranking witch the person had to rank ,sport ,money ,family, religion ext honestly and lastly they had to answer three questions witch wanted to know how important religion was to them , if they could live without religion and finally the last question related to death. In the first five questions many people
The Halliwell History
The Halliwell History
The Halliwell History The Halliwell history truly begins centuries ago, in a small colony on the east coast of the newly-developed land that would come to be known as the United States of America. There, a young woman named Charlotte Warren was the bearer of a special prophecy, one that would forever shape the future of magic and the lives of three young women far in the future. In the latter half of the year 1670, it was discovered that the child Charlotte was carrying was prophesied to be the
Breast Implants
Breast Implants
Breast Implants Do Breast Implants Cause Disease: A Review of the Studies Included in the Recent Meta-Analysis By Patricia Lieberman, Ph.D. and Diana Zuckerman, Ph.D. There are 20 epidemiological studies included in the meta-analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine (March 16, 2000), to determine whether breast implants cause connective-tissue diseases. This is essentially the same meta-analysis that was conducted by Judge Pointer’s scientific panel. The authors concluded that th
What are the most important factors explaining the rise of environment
What are the most important factors explaining the rise of environment
What are the most important factors explaining the rise of environmentalism in the UK? The News Media is not only responsible for the representation of environmental issues but also for public awareness, media coverage has influenced the rise in environmentalism hugely by bringing it into the public eye. For the general mainstream population media is their main – if not only – source of information. The government has a responsibility to inform the public of ‘public affairs’ and although a lot o
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C Hepatitis C - 1 - Hepatitis C - 2 - Disorders of the liver are intricate and often complicated to understand. Because of the vitality of the liver to the basic life process, even simple problems with its system have the potential to cause life-threatening problems. Life-style choices are often a contributing factor in many liver disorders such as: drug abuse and alcoholism. Some problems in the liver occur due to medical treatments that are prolonged for other illness and unfortunate
Manganese Nodules
Manganese Nodules
Manganese Nodules What are m n? The Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) covers 1.8 million square kilometres. In this area, the most significant mineral resource is manganese nodules that are found on the seabed (see cover drawing of a nodule cross-section). These nodules are formed by metallic elements that slowly precipitate out of the ocean water. The most abundant element is manganese. Nodules may grow at a rate of about two millimetres per million years. Deep currents flowing from th
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle A Critical Postmodern The
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle A Critical Postmodern The
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle: A Critical Postmodern Theory of Public Administration April 12, 2001; Revised April 30, 2001 Pre-publication draft of article published in: Administrative Theory Praxis, Vol 23 (3): 431-458. Abstract I propose a critical postmodern application of Debord’s Spectacle and the carnivalesque of Bakhtin to the theatrics I see happening in city streets, on college campuses, and Internet resisting the new globalized economy. In the past decade pubic administ
Reducing Numbers of Cars
Reducing Numbers of Cars
Reducing Numbers of Cars Abstract Nowadays, the number of cars in the city is increasing very rapidly day by day. In this paper it is argued that as the numbers of cars are increasing rapidly in the city, pollution is becoming a serious problem. As a solution to this problem the numbers of cars in the city should be minimized. This paper will explain this argument through various researches done on this and some similar topics. This paper also illustrates the problems faced due to the congestion
Storm Water Runoff and the Chesapeake Bay Biology 181
Storm Water Runoff and the Chesapeake Bay Biology 181
Storm Water Runoff and the Chesapeake Bay Biology 181 Historical Background The Chesapeake Bay was the home for our first settlements, and today is the source for much of the oysters, crabs, clams and other seafoods for the Atlantic Coast. The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States, and the largest on this entire continent! Being an estuary is that tidal area where ocean water and fresh water and their inhabitants mingle and coexist. In reality the Bay is the heart of a beau
The Effects of Ecstasy
The Effects of Ecstasy
The Effects of Ecstasy Ecstasy is a “psychedelic amphetamine,” whose popularity has risen over the past twenty years with its ability to alter human feelings. Ecstasy is the chemical, Methylenedioxy-N-Methamphetamine. It has many other names, such as MDMA, E, ETC, E, M, adam, bean, and roll. Taking this illegal drug can cause many negative effects that can damage your brain and life. The basic effects of ecstasy only last three to four hours. Most people find an extended period of two to six hou
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion Jasmine, A 14 year old girl, is pregnant she has 3 more years left of high school and needs to establish a place in the real world. She doesn’t even know the father and she’s addicted to marijuana. She has two options, she could have an abortion, or she could have the baby and risk the life of herself and her baby. In cases like these there aren’t very many choices especially for young teenagers. If abortion was illegal then the girl would have to have the baby with no others choices, w
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion In Roe et al. v. Wade District Attorney of Dallas County (1973), one of the most controversial cases in recent history, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state laws that limit a woman's right to an abortion during the first three months of pregnancy. Justices Rehnquist and White dissented. Mr. Justice Blackmun delivered the opinion of the Court.... This Texas federal appeal and its Georgia companion, Doe v. Bolton, post, p. 179, present constitutional challenges to state criminal a
Are Our Homes Making Us Sick
Are Our Homes Making Us Sick
Are Our Homes Making Us Sick? Lynn Marie Bower became seriously ill after working on a 6-year remodeling project on her home. As a result, she learned that many of the building products sold in stores can adversely affect your health (Bower). Lynn as well as many others are discovering the ill-effects of indoor air pollution. One of the main sources of this pollution is from manufactured wood products Many of the glues used in these wood products contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that ev
Battle over suicide help continues in federal court over Ashcroft chal
Battle over suicide help continues in federal court over Ashcroft chal
Battle over suicide help continues in federal court over Ashcroft challengeWith Oregon's Death with Dignity Act at issue, competing sides debate jurisdiction and voice concerns about palliative pain care. Attorneys representing the U.S. Dept. of Justice, the state of Oregon and several dying patients had their day in court May 7 as three judges from the U.S. 9th District Court of Appeals listened to arguments over whether U.S. Attorney Gener al John Ashcroft had the right to ban the use of narco
Death Peanlty
Death Peanlty
Death Peanlty The subject of capital punishment is a sensitive matter. Many people think that the death penalty offers justice to the families of victims, deters others from commiting crimes, and that no alternative to the death penalty exists. Some find validity in it simply by thinking it is cheaper. These are not fact, but indeed are very much myths. Does the death penalty really offer justice? Families of murder victims undergo severe trauma and loss which no one should minimize. But executi
Depression
Depression
Depression Depression is a disease that afflicts the human psyche in such a way that the afflicted tends to act and react abnormally toward others and themselves. Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths in youths aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer (Blackman, 1995). Despite this increased suicide rate, depression in this age group is greatly underdiagnosed an
Ethics IssuesDepartment of social work
Ethics IssuesDepartment of social work
Ethics IssuesDepartment of social work Master of Social Work- Year 2 Ethics Assignment Matriculation Number: Exam Number: Submission Date: 12th of December No of Words: 2713 All names have been made anonymous to protect the identity of individuals. Scenario David aged 11 was in residential care along with his 7 siblings. He had a severe history of abuse (sexual, physical and emotional) from a female relative. His stay in this residential setting was one of assessment no work at this stage was be