Individuals’ health behaviors

Individuals’ health behaviors

Review the article below for this assignment:

Zhai, Z. W., Yip, W. S., Steinberg, M. A., Wampler, J., Hoff, R. A., Krishnan-Sarin, S., & Potenza, M. N. (2017). Relationships between perceived family gambling and peer gambling and adolescent problem gambling and binge-drinking. Journal of Gambling Studies, 33(44), 1169-185. doi: 10.1007/s10899-017-9670-x Retrieved from

Families play an important role in influencing individuals’ health behaviors. Reflecting on the article and your additional literature research,


write a paper (2-3 pages) responding to the following.

  1. What associations between excessive gambling and severe high-frequency binge drinking are suggested in the article?
  2. Identify at least 3 barriers to reducing the problem of pathological gambling.
  3. Identify two specific strategies (family related) you would use to plan a program to prevent problem gambling. Include evidence-based information as to why you believe these strategies best apply.



Discussion 6050

Post an explanation of at least two opportunities that currently exist for RNs and APRNs to actively participate in policy review. Explain some of the challenges that these opportunities may present and describe how you might overcome these challenges. Finally, recommend two strategies you might make to better advocate for or communicate the existence of these opportunities. Be specific and provide examples.

Discussion 6050

Post an explanation of at least two opportunities that currently exist for RNs and APRNs to actively participate in policy review. Explain some of the challenges that these opportunities may present and describe how you might overcome these challenges. Finally, recommend two strategies you might make to better advocate for or communicate the existence of these opportunities. Be specific and provide examples.

Systems of innovation

Systems of innovation

Answer the following questions about the systems of innovation:

1. Describe the key differences between National/Regional systems of Innovation and Triple Helix

2. Describe how Quadruple and Quintuple Helix add on the Triple Helix framework


you have to answer these 2 ques 1200 words

reassures for writing this assessments

Carayannis, E, G, Grigoroudis, E, Campbell, D, F, J, Meissner, D & Stamatis, D 2018, ‘The ecosystem as helix: an exploratory theory‐building study of regional co‐operative entrepreneurial ecosystems as Quadruple/Quintuple Helix Innovation Models’, R & D Management, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 148–162. https://cdu-edu-

Carayannis, E, G, Barth, T, D & Campbell, D, F, J 2012. ‘The Quintuple Helix innovation model: global warming as a challenge and driver for innovation’, Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–12.


Cooke, P, Uranga, M, G & Etxebarria, G 1997, ‘Regional innovation systems: Institutional and organisational dimensions’, Research Policy, vol. 26, pp. 475-491.

Ranga, M, Etzkowitz, H 2013, ‘Triple Helix Systems: An Analytical Framework for Innovation Policy and Practice in the Knowledge Society’, Industry & higher education, vol. 27, no. 4, pp.237-262.


Editorial Analysis


  1. Does the author use headlines, bullet-points, or pictures that persuade you to one side before even reading the article?
  2. – What is the tone of the work-?
  3. -Does it make you side with the author because the writer sounds “cool” or more intelligent than you feel you are?
  4. Does the author support the argument with convincing statistics, or do the statistics seem to ignore important facts?


Psychology Test

Psychology Test


Enter the letter of the correct response to each question in the space beside the question.

1.      The components of personality identified by Sigmund Freud are:

  1. the oral, anal, phallic, latent, and genital periods.
  2. the id, ego, and superego.
  3. Eros and Thanatos.
  4. the Oedipus and Electra complexes.
  5. the conscious, preconscious, and unconscious.


__        2.      In Freud’s view, failing to successfully resolve the conflict during a given psychosexual period can result in a(n) ______, where the conflict/concern       persists beyond that stage and can influence later life.

  1. erogenous zone
  2. psychological investment
  3. fixation
  4. loss of unconditional positive regard
  5. libidinal frenzy


__        3.      ______ is/are strategies that the ego uses to reduce anxiety caused by          unacceptable desires/impulses from the unconscious as well as from     external threats to our self-perception.

  1. Dreams
  2. Phrenology
  3. Id manifestations
  4. Ego stealth and deception
  5. Defense mechanisms


__        4.      According to Alfred Adler, the process by which individuals seek to         overcome their real or perceived inferiorities is called:

  1. compensation.
  2. self-actualization.
  3. an inferiority complex.
  4. perfectionism.
  5. the reality principle.


5.      Per trait theory:

  1. Personality is determined by inner forces/conflicts about which people have little or no awareness/control.
  2. Personality is composed of stable characteristics/behaviors that are   displayed consistently across different situations.
  3. People are inherently good and tend to strive toward higher levels of functioning.
  4. Personality is a collection of learned behavior patterns.
  5. Dimensions of our personality are fixed during the childhood period and can be changed only with great effort.

6.      ______ tests of personality attempt to determine an individual’s feelings, desires, needs, and attitudes by asking the individual to     interpret an ambiguous stimulus.

  1. Self-report
  2. Paper-and-pencil
  3. Behavioral
  4. Projective
  5. 7.      The distinction between normal and abnormal behavior is very clear,

and trained professionals can easily identify both types.

  1. True
  2. False


__        8.      Historically, the therapeutic approach selected for the treatment of a       psychological disorder:

  1. has been a hit-or-miss proposition.
  2. has not been a critical consideration as all therapeutic interventions are                            equal in their effectiveness.
  3. has been determined by what is believed to be the underlying cause of                             the condition.
  4. has been left to the discretion of the patient/client.


__        9.      Limitation(s) of drug therapy for the treatment of psychological     disorders        include:

  1. Psychosurgery and ECT are more effective.
  2. Drugs only treat symptoms; they don’t cure the underlying condition.
  3. The prescribed drugs are very expensive.
  4. Many of the drugs that are used produce negative side-effects.
  5. The prescribed drugs are not covered under most health plans.
  6. A, C, and E.
  7. B and D.
  8. All of the above.


__        10.    ______ is an intervention technique that employs the principles of           operant          conditioning to change behavior.

  1. Conditioned taste aversion
  2. Counter-conditioning
  3. Behavior modification / Applied Behavior Analysis
  4. Scapegoating


__        11.    According to the ______ perspective, psychological disorders are         thought to arise from incorrect/inappropriate/dysfunctional thought           processes that people apply to the world and to themselves.

  1. Humanistic
  2. Psychodynamic
  3. Medical
  4. Cognitive
  5. Integrative


__        12.    ______ refers to the belief that we can take control of and change a       situation.  It is an essential component of cognitive-behavioral therapy.

  1. Self-efficacy
  2. Self-esteem
  3. Self-concept
  4. Self-actualization
  5. Self-control


__        13.    The ______ approach combines techniques from a number of     different          therapies based on the provider’s judgment of which methods will provide            the greatest benefit to the patient.

  1. rational-emotive
  2. eclectic
  3. dialectical
  4. integrative


__        14.    The most prevalent (i.e., common) class of psychological disorders in    the US is:

  1. mood disorders.
  2. anxiety disorders.
  3. personality disorders.
  4. schizophrenia.
  5. childhood disorders.





__        15.    The work of David Rosenhan, illustrates the extremely imprecise and      subjective nature of assessing/diagnosing “abnormal” behavior and          highlights how the expectations and biases of mental health        “professionals” can influence their diagnoses as well as their interactions    with/treatment of patients.

  1. True
  2. False


__        16.    ______ are practices, either positive or negative, that affect both            physical and psychological health.

  1. Adaptive behaviors
  2. Habits
  3. Conscientious behaviors
  4. Self-preservation behaviors
  5. Health behaviors


__        17.    ______ and ______ are the two top killers of US adults.

  1. Smoking, obesity
  2. Homicide, suicide
  3. Cardiovascular disease, cancer
  4. Motor vehicle accidents, falls


__        18.    Happy/positive/optimistic people tend to be and psychologically healthier          and to live longer.

  1. True
  2. False


__        19.    Stress is a ______.

  1. fact of modern life
  2. precursor to most psychological disorders
  3. perception
  4. killer
  5. all of the above


__        20.    Perceived control over an event, the desirability of an event, and/or the   effectiveness of our coping strategies/buffers influence our appraisal of the        stressfulness of the event.

  1. True
  2. False





__        21.    A single, strong, well-established strategy is the most effective way of     dealing with stress, as opposed to multiple, varied strategies.

  1. True
  2. False


__        22.    ______ is the process by which an individual or group comes to affect the         behavior of others.

  1. Social Psychology
  2. Social contagion
  3. Social identity
  4. Social influence


__        23.    ______ refers to how we think in social situations and the factors/           processes that influence our thinking.

  1. Social awareness
  2. Social cognition
  3. Groupthink
  4. Social competence
  5. Socialization


__        24.    ______ occurs when membership in a group reduces one’s sense of     identity and personal responsibility.

  1. Social dilution
  2. Loss of self-concept
  3. Deindividuation
  4. Social isolation
  5. Group identification


__        25.    Objectification diminishes the human worth of a target, whether the target is      an individual or a group.

  1. True
  2. False


Cultural Assessment

Cultural Assessment

Review your problem or issue and the cultural assessment. Consider how the findings connect to your topic and intervention for your capstone change project. Write a list of three to five objectives for your proposed intervention. Below each objective, provide a one or two sentence rationale.

After writing your objectives, provide a rationale for how your proposed project and objectives advocate for autonomy and social justice for individuals and diverse populations.


This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

Voices Of Diversity Ability And Disability

 Voices Of Diversity Ability And Disability

Evaluating a Corporate-Societal Relationship

Evaluating a Corporate-Societal Relationship


According to the textbook, the current world economy is increasingly becoming integrated and interdependent; as a result, the relationship between business and society is becoming more complex. In this assignment, you will be researching a Fortune 500 company from an approved company list provided by your professor.


Write a 4–5 page evaluation of your chosen company’s performance with respect to its stated values.

Do the following: