The potential influences of ageism summary

The potential influences of ageism on a culturally diverse individual.  Unfortunately, little empirical research exists that examines the interaction between ageism and racism or sexism, as many experience more than one prejudice at a time (Woolf, 1998).  Nonetheless, it is not difficult to imagine how individuals with lifelong exposure to racial or ethnical discrimination may… Continue reading The potential influences of ageism summary

Evaluation of Ageism description summary

Ageism Evaluation of Ageism Although technically the word “ageism” is discrimination against any age group, it is an adverse stereotype primarily used to describe the perception of older individuals. Its negative connotation seems to indicate that old age is a period of helplessness regarding capabilities and ineffectual uselessness (Woolf, 1998).  One definition of ageism is… Continue reading Evaluation of Ageism description summary

The potential influences of homelessness summary

The potential influences of homelessness on a culturally diverse individual These figures are particularly upsetting with regard to members of racial and ethnic minority groups, as they experience overrepresentation in homeless populations.  The condition of homelessness only serves to exacerbate the already bleak circumstances many from these groups face daily.  For example the many forms… Continue reading The potential influences of homelessness summary

The potential influences of racism summary

The potential influences of racism on a culturally diverse individual. Racism through discrimination because of skin tone can bring about deep emotional scars on individuals as early as birth (McDonald, 2006).  Also, very young children can incur psychological wounds as a result of personal experiences with others who display negative, either conscious or unconscious racial… Continue reading The potential influences of racism summary

Sociopolitical Factors on Racism summary

Sociopolitical Factors Racism Evaluation of Racism Racism is not a new phenomenon in the United States and other countries. There may not be a proper term for it, but human beings have previously and continually engaged in acts of racism from the creation of different races. Merriam-Webster Dictionary (n.d.) defines the term ‘racism’ as an… Continue reading Sociopolitical Factors on Racism summary

Describe the five primary types of psoriasis Diagnosis

Diagnosis Diagnosis of psoriasis is normally based on the external appearance of the skin. The physiognomies of the skin archetypal for people suffering from psoriasis are scaly, erythematous plaques, papules, or skin patches that may itch or may be sore. There is no distinctive blood tests or diagnostic ways that are needed to make a… Continue reading Describe the five primary types of psoriasis Diagnosis

A chronic autoimmune condition that buildup of skin cells

Psoriasis Introduction Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that creates a buildup of skin cells in the patient. The buildup of cells on the skin usually causes scaling and peeling off of the skin. Also, redness and inflammation around the scales is common in patients with this condition. The most common psoriatic scales are whitish-silver… Continue reading A chronic autoimmune condition that buildup of skin cells