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2006

Psychology Undergraduate Theses

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The Efficacy Of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy And Positive Psychology In My Personal Journey Into Wellness, Linda Hoenigsberg Apr 2006

The Efficacy Of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy And Positive Psychology In My Personal Journey Into Wellness, Linda Hoenigsberg

Psychology Undergraduate Theses

There has been much progress in the treatment of mental illness in the last few decades. Having been a patient of mental health professionals during the 1970’s, I know this to be true. This thesis explores the effects of significant events in my life that brought about a time of serious emotional illness. I write about the events in narrative form and use techniques of creative writing to bring the reader into the story. Although there have been authors who have been accused of using the memoir style as an occasion to fabricate and “embellish” in the name of ...


The Effects Of Education On Lifestyle Modification, Courtney Taylor Apr 2006

The Effects Of Education On Lifestyle Modification, Courtney Taylor

Psychology Undergraduate Theses

The VA Hospital’s diabetes prevention program assessed ten veteran’s ability to adopt lifestyle modifications through individualized versus group educational programming. The hypothesis was that there would be a difference in the adoption of lifestyle modifications between two education programs as measured by weight reduction, waist circumference, and physical activity levels. The results did not indicate significant differences in adopting lifestyle modifications between the two groups. The results are discussed in terms of reasons why there were no differences between the individual and group educational programs including the small sample size, duration and time of year of the intervention ...