Ego Psychology and Child Development

This paper discusses the concept of ego psychology and its relevance to child development. It outlines the work of Sigmund Freud, Erik Erikson and Jean Piaget on ego psychology, and discusses how it can be used to understand and explain child development. Finally, it considers the role of social environment in shaping the development of ego.

The Impact of War and Conflict on Health

This essay looks at the effects of war and conflict on health, both in the short and long term. It discusses how conflict can lead to direct effects on health, such as injury and illness, as well as indirect effects, such as the destruction of infrastructure or displacement of people. The essay also looks at how specific groups, such as women, children, and the elderly, are often particularly vulnerable during times of conflict.

Families Struggling to Maintain Their Way of Life in the Face of Social Transition

This essay looks at two stories that deal with families struggling to maintain their way of life in the face of social transition. In “Korea”, the father tries to sell his son to an American family in order to get out of debt, while in “Kathleen’s Field”, Mrs. Shaughnessy tries to convince her husband to allow her to take in a boarder so that she can earn some extra money. In both stories, the child is ultimately spared from being exchanged, but the overall theme of families struggling to maintain their way of life in the face of social transition is still prevalent.

The Different Types of Love

This essay discusses the different types of love, as well as how love manifests itself in different aspects of our lives.