Assisted Suicide Debate

Euthanasia, or assisted suicide is one of the most controversial issues of modern times, and assisted suicide debate has been unfolding in modern mass media for decades. The public controversy is related to various sides of assisted suicide, or allowing terminally sick people make decision about their continuing or discontinuing their life. Coping with death

The Issues Of Suicide And Suicide Myths

The problems and issues of suicide are being studied rather precisely and specialists have spent a lot of efforts and resources to find out the ways, how to prevent suicides, how to make people give up with this terrible decision and give them a proper support. There are numerous scientific and popular books written with

Suicide Awareness In Modern Society

Suicide is a terrifying word which has a scent of negative emotion and cold fear for all of us. Unfortunately, in the last decade the issue of suicide has grown into a real serious social problem, which requires some serious attention and study. There are plenty of mass media promotions and campaigns to raise suicide

The Importance of Advanced Directives

The importance and necessity of making advance directives, either instructive, or by proxy, became obvious after a huge public resonance, caused by the case of Terri Schiavo, who died in March 2005. In 1990 she suffered a large heart arrest and fell into a persistent vegetative state. Two years later her husband, Michael Schiavo, received

What Are Advanced Driectives And How They Are Used

Many patients look for information to answer to the questions what are advanced directives. Actually, advanced directives are special documents, which contain information about patient’s preferences and wishes as to medical care and treatment, made for the cases of inability of the patient to make medical decisions. Advanced directives are supposed to help doctors in

Alcoholism And Divorce: The Links And Effects On Children

Alcohol dependence is one of the most serious social problems of our times. It damages psychological balance and physical functioning of a person, affects behavior and mental abilities, brings to serious losses, unemployment, depression, children abuse, and causes many other different negative effects. Alcoholism or ineffective alcohol dependence treatment of any of the spouses may

Starting A Psychology Specialist Career

Nowadays psychologists are being employed in many different fields of business or social activity, and the demand for these specialists is firmly increasing. Employment prospects for a professional psychology specialist vary from clinical counseling and teaching to practicing as social workers. Nevertheless, career opportunities for Master’s degree holders are quite limited and mostly narrowed to

Commodity Fetishism

In capitalistic societies people organize their life with the help of buying goods and receiving services, they receive money from own work and exchange it for various commodities, produced by others. Mostly producers and customers do not have direct contact, because goods and products are being sold at the market, frequently without direct participation of

Fetishizm And Its Anthropological Meaning

A fetish is a thing or an object, which, according to the beliefs or psychological attitude of a person, has a supernatural influence, power or abilities, or from the other point of view, a thing which has supremacy over people. Fetishism is the condition of belonging to such mental or conscious dependency. In other words,

What Does It Take To Be a Good Doctor?

Dr. Sobolsky, our Director of Human Resources, was speaking quite angrily. “You still did not inform me about your decision, Dr. Brennan! Shall we appoint an assistant for you without asking your opinion..?” Yeah, if I would have time to think over it during these busy weekdays. “Let me know till Monday 11 a.m., who