Psy/270 Week 1

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PART ONE: Watch the T.O.R.C.H. video series. Describe what each letter (T, O, R, C, H) means: T: Teach yourself about your topic-learn the basics-look up any words that you are not familiar with, next you may want to use tertiary sources, such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, there is also excellent resources that we can use in the Kaplan library to help us with our topic, such as Credo reference or CQ Researcher. O: Get Organized-Organize your thoughts and ask yourself questions, once you do this then you can use keywords to help you find what you are looking for in the library, keywords are words that would likely show up in titles of an articles or books. Then make a list of words or phrases that will help you when you are researching. …show more content…

Both patients that consistently presented to Bakirkoy State and Training Hospital for Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases in Istanbu and normal healthy controls. Method used Four groups were created: Group 1 included 88 patients with schizophrenia (SCH); Group 2 included 129 patients with bipolar disorder (BD); Group 3 included 170 patients with heroin addiction (HA); and Group 4 included 98 healthy control. Two semi-structured questionnaires were completed by members of each group. The first questionnaire gathered demographics, history of illness and sexual activity. The second questionnaire evaluated risky sexual behavior. Laboratory analysis for anti-HIV and hepatitis markers were obtained on all participants. Summary of main findings (2-3 sentences) Only 10% of the participants had a positive history for STIs. The group that had the highest majority of risky sexual abuse was the HA patients. The group that had the most frequency in being sexually assaulted and having homosexual acts was the SCH patients. None of the participants were positive for HIV. The highest groups for positive hepatitis B and C were also the

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