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Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

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Swipe, Right? Young People And Online Dating In The Digital Age, Kyla C. Flug Jan 2016

Swipe, Right? Young People And Online Dating In The Digital Age, Kyla C. Flug

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

As many as 1 in 10 Americans utilize an online dating service. A sizable percentage of these users are young adults between the ages of 18 and 24, Because this social phenomenon is relatively new, little research has been conducted to examine the impact that online dating has on youth culture. The purpose of this study is to explore young people's expectations and realities of online dating and mobile applications, whether they deem their experiences as positive or negative, to examine young people's experiences of deception and discrimination by others and to gauge the extent that their relational ...


Parental Alcoholism On Attachment Within Romantic Relationships, Brooke Hendrickson Jan 2016

Parental Alcoholism On Attachment Within Romantic Relationships, Brooke Hendrickson

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Alcoholism is a problem in the United States, many children around the country grow up with one or more caregivers who is alcohol dependent. This study uses a systematic literature review to examine the romantic relationships of adult children of alcoholics (ACOA) with specific attention to attachment. The studies included in this review came from academic peer reviewed journals, which are empirically based, and include qualitative and quantitative studies. The studies had to include discussion on attachment in a population over 18 years of age. Studies that were excluded were those that focused on specific ethnic groups, gender, or therapy ...


The Effectiveness Of Theraplay As Treatment For Older Children With Attachment Difficulties, Ruby Brayman Jan 2016

The Effectiveness Of Theraplay As Treatment For Older Children With Attachment Difficulties, Ruby Brayman

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Current research suggests that infants and young children can make great gains in the area of attachment with a consistent and nurturing caregiver; the established view has been that after the age of three forming a secure attachment is incredibly difficult. The purpose of this systematic literature review was to answer the question: What is the effectiveness of Theraplay as a form of treatment when working with children over the age of three who have difficulty in forming a secure attachment to a caregiver? This review was set up using peer-reviewed articles, books, and dissertations. The databases PsycINFO, Academic Search ...