1.2.4 Personal distress

Another way of defining psychological ‘abnormality’ is to ask whether certain behaviours or styles of functioning cause distress to the individual concerned. Think about your response to what you consider to be ‘normal’ alcohol consumption. Perhaps you specified a maximum number of units per day or week? If so, why did you do this? Is it because of the health problems associated with excessive drinking, or because of its association with antisocial behaviour? Some of you may believe t
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4 Audio clip 1: John

In this first clip, Julia Johnson, from the Open University, talks to John, who had been sleeping rough in the city and living in an abandoned van in a car park for three weeks.

At the time of the interview, John was 43. He was born in a town near Swansea, but had spent much of his life in institutions. His childhood was spent in a large ‘mental handicap’ hospital, which has now closed. Some years after his discharge, he and his brother were arrested, and subsequently imprisoned for
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The week ahead: Brexit ramp

A vote in Britain’s parliament next week could well put the country on track for another Brexit referendum. So it should. We examine this year’s UN climate conference and what, amid increasingly dire climate warnings, the delegates are actually doing. And a look back at the life and presidency of George H.W. Bush, with our journalists and one of his cabinet members.


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Overbearing and oppressive leadership can make people afraid of failure, destroy initiative and even cause unethical behaviours within the enterprise.
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NASA | STEREO Solar Conjunction
Since February 2011, the two spacecraft of NASA's the Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory or STEREO mission have been providing scientists with unprecedented views of the far side of the sun. 

The spacecraft travel at different speeds. This means that over time, the satellites become increasingly out of sync, appearing from Earth's perspective to drift farther apart, able to observe first the sides and eventually the far side of the sun. Now they are nearing each other once

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1.3 The Royal Artillery Memorial

Now I want to take another text. It is similar to the paintings in the Sandham Memorial Chapel in that it asks for a visual response first and foremost. We can, therefore, ask the same kinds of question – how the text came into being, the context in which it was produced, what form it takes, and how it communicates meaning.

The text is the Royal Artillery Memorial. The architect was Lionel Pearson, the architect responsible for Sandham Memorial Chapel; the sculptor was Charles Sargean
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THE100 Television, Film & Theater Spring 2015 Session #07
with Naomi Buckley Appreciation of the performing arts of television, film and live theater through the viewing of films. www.YouTube.com/csuDHTV [Please Subscribe]
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Munich 1972: The Games of the XX Olympiad

The Games of the XX Olympiad, from Munich, West Germany. Video includes picture of mascot, some of the athletes who were influential in the games.  Video includes a tribute to the victims of the Munich Massacre. There is music in the beginning, but when tribute comes on the music stops.  There is no speaking in this video.  (3:26)


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1 The Royal Pavilion

In this unit we shall be studying a quintessentially Romantic piece of architecture, the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, designed and redesigned over the course of some 30 years to the specifications of the Prince of Wales, afterwards Prince Regent and eventually King George IV (1762–1830; reigned 1820–30).

The Pavilion as we now know it in its final state was the result of a collaboration between the architect Sir John Nash (1752–1835), the firm of Crace (specialists in interior deco
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Don't Worry. Be Grumpy: Ajahn Brahm at Google, February 23
Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahm will describe how to upload ancient wisdom into modern technology. He will reveal the code for the antivirus to stress, show how to delete depression, and give Buddha-tech support to peace of mind. Synergizing Mindfulness with Kindness, we can transform the iPad into the UsPad and the SmartPhone into the SillyPhone. Google, your searching is over, the Google Gooroo has arrived!
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In the Health Care Sector, Who Should Choose Which Treatment Is Best?
Each day, workers in the health care field debate the most reliable course of action for treating a particular ailment. As part of U.S. health care reform, new emphasis is being placed on comparative effectiveness research (CER), which pits remedies against one another to determine which is best. A new paper by Wharton professor Scott Harrington warns that the government should avoid developing a monopoly on CER, and offers suggestions for sparking interest from private sector researchers.
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Introduction

In this course, we explore some aspects of bringing a complex project to completion. There are a number of things to consider in the final stages of a project. It is very important to ensure that the goals of the project have been achieved, and that all the outcomes and deliverables have been handed over to the sponsor (or that any discrepancies have been addressed). Handover can involve different types of presentation for different types of outcome. There may be a physical object to handover
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Gary Hanes - Late Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinctions
Royal Tyrrell Museum Speaker Series 2012 Gary Haynes, University of Nevada, NV speaks of the Late Pleistocene megafaunal extinctions and the unsettled timing of the first human dispersals into North America. Speaker uses presentation software to underscore his lecture. (48:47)
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Dagen, maanden en seizoenen : Werkblad met picto's
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Een bundeltje om de dagen,maanden en seizoenen in te oefenen of te evalueren.  Deze worden visueel voorgesteld met pictogrammen.

 


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The UN's role in Overcoming Development Challenges
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Speaker(s): Professor Richard Sennett, Professor Lord Skidelsky | Basic income can provide the bare essentials of life permanently, or alternatively, could provide bursts of help at strategic moments of need. An automated world disorients these concepts of basic income, because automation is radically altering the ways people can support themselves by work; new conditions of bare life are appearing in society. Richard Sennett (@richardsennett) is a sociologist and Professor of Sociology at the L
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1.3.8 News sources

Many news sources are now available online. Searching an online version of a newspaper is easier, quicker and more effective than searching through printed indexes, microfilm or actual newspapers.