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Hester RUNNING HEAD: Personality Research OutlinePersonality Research Outline and Biblical Perspectives Cierra S. HesterLiberty UniversityIn this paper, I am focusing on motivation, maturation, view of self, development,the unconscious and nature vs. nurture because it generates off of what the importance of personality is. Dig deep into biblical perspectives and research different topics that reflectto each modality of personality and how they relate. 1
Hester Personality Research Outline and Biblical Perspectives Cierra S. Hester, Liberty UniversityNature versus nurture and PersonalityMaschi, T., Perez, R. & Gibson, S. (2010) Examing gender differences in services ultization amoung children: Nature, Nurture and Social Network? Boys and girls manifest different health, mental health, social and behavior problems. Studies show that girls are more likely to cope with stress using internalizing behaviors (anxiety and depression) while boys are more likely to use externalizing behaviors (anger and aggression). The help seeking patterns may differ in gender and more of the studies are based on the examination of specific bio-psychosocial problems like health or mental health diagnosis. Competing “nature” vs. “nurture” perspectives may be advanced to explain gender differences in the psychosocial problems and service referral and service use patterns. That includes the biological, social, constructive or social network perspectives. There was an student token by children in about 63 community agencies. They took about 15-29 minutes and focused on juvenile sociaodemographic characteristics, referral source, contributing factors for referral and service use history. The series were used to examine gender differences in children services referrals and service use patterns. 51.9% Caucasian, 22.7% African American, 14.8% Hispanic, 2.6 Asian and 4.9 inter-racial were tested. More males were referred to at least one community service than girls. More boys were more likely to receive a special education classification than girls. The biological, social constructivist and social network theoretical perspectives offered plausible explanations as to why predicted 2
Hester gender difference emerged childhood for boys and girls in service patterns and service referral. The Unconscious and Personality