Singapore Educational Tourism and Vietnam Perspective

Introduction 1.1 Statement of the problem Singapore, a city-state with the size of no more than 750 kilometer square had become one of the Four Asian Dragon beside South East Korean, Taiwan and Hong Kong in the past century. Despise having no natural resource whatsoever yet this island country hold a strategic location for sea trading from between Euro, India and south East Asia. Thus it had developed into a highly urbanized entrepot with extremely strong exporting and refining imported goods which contributed 26% of the total Singapore GDP on the year 2005 as quoted from statistic gathered ...

Capital Punishment as a Deterrent of Crime

Abstract Capital punishment, also referred to as death penalty, has been a subject of controversy since its introduction into the justice systems in early 19th century in the United States of America. Millions of people have raised arguments proposing the use of capital punishment in reducing crimes in the society. Similarly, millions of others have also raised their arguments against the use of capital punishment in deterring crimes. Moreover, West (2005) asserts that several problems and criticisms have as well risen in relation to administration of capital punishments. People who oppose ...

Eating Disorders in Female Athletes

Introduction to Eating Disorders in Female Athletes Women participation in sporting activities has drastically increased since the 1970s as compared to the early stages when sports were predominantly associated with muscular activity. Sports has not only been profitable to women, but also exposed them to a number of challenges worth exploring. One of the challenges facing women athletes relates to their diet and eating disorders. This exposes them to certain restricted eating habits with the view of increasing their performance in athletics. This paper explores the concept of eating disorders ...

Concussions Will Be the End of NFL

Intoduction A concussion usually occurs after a violent and hard blow to the head and it causes the brain to slam against the skull. In this case, the cerebrospinal fluid is not able to cushion the impact. Studies show that when a football player’s head gets injured, speeds in this instance range from 17 to 25 miles per hour. The force averaging to this has been estimated to be 98 times the force of gravity. When the player is hit, the shock passes through the brain fluid and bounces back off the skull. Usually, the concussion always occurs at the other side from the impact’s point. When a co ...

Sociology of Death and Dying

The following essay is focused on the highlighting of sociology of death and dying. The aim of the research is to identify the definition of death and to classify sociological aspects of death, such as suicide, abortion prohibition, death penalty, euthanasia, and several others based on fear of death. Death, as a phenomenon, can be described as a repeating extinction of life for all living organisms. Dying has greatly influenced human society being one of the essential reasons of religion genesis and development. Inevitability of death and belief in after-life led to the necessity of dead b ...

The Effects of Work Related Stress

Stress is a condition that refers to adverse reaction that people have as a result of excessive pressure or other forms of demand, which is placed on them. Stress in the workplace differs from the normal pressures which can be motivating to employees. In addition, the workplace stress can have detrimental effects to the health of workers and can reveal itself through the physical health problems, such as, anxiety or depression. Few people will talk about stress. However, at the workplace, when employees are stressed, they are not be able to understand how to tackle the issue and may have a fee ...

Science, Philosophy and Belief in God

This paper will defend that “Descartes gave God so much power in his philosophical system that without God the entire system would collapse, which proves the he was a religious philosopher as well as a strong supporter of science.” He uses the logical deduction to argue for the existence of God, claiming that to erase all doubt, he must examine the reality of the existence of God, and “... must examine likewise whether He can be a deceiver...”, two truths without which he does not see that he can “ever be certain of anything.” (Descartes Meditation 3, paragraph 4). He uses the idea of God bein ...

Critical Thinking and Emotions

There are two approaches: critical thinking or intuition and emotions. The matrix of Ethical Lens Environment suggests four different ways of understanding the personality. The analysis of the lens gave the ground to claim that, at some point of view, I prefer rights and responsibility. Therefore, I can use my core values: rationality and autonomy. Rationality helps in reasoning while determining my duties as universal rules that each person should follow. Very often, I value autonomy over equality. The evidence that protection of the other’s rights has no use and is not so precious so can ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Nina Sayer, Greta Friedemann-Sanchez, Michele Spoont, Maureen Murdoch, Louise Parker, Christine Chiros, and Robert Rosenheck wrote the article “A Qualitative Study of Determinants of PTSD Treatment Initiation in Veterans”. This study explores the factors that affect the initiation of treatment among the military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These veterans were from Vietnam War and Iraqi/Afghanistan War. They conducted their study, since they discovered that the prevalence rate of trauma among the combat veterans was high. They explored literature and found out ...

The Development of Nursing Research

The research is undertaken primarily to generate nursing knowledge. The purpose may be to fill in knowledge gaps in response to changes in the health care environment or to provide opportunities for training and gaining some valuable experience in the research. For example, the government conducted research on the state of nursing education in the 1940s to ensure the supply of proficient nurses needed during the 2nd World War. The current focus of nursing research on evidence-based practice is spurred by reforms strengthening accountability in the health care sector. However, research activity ...