Luther went into nursing out of financial hardship, during the Great Depression, he was not able to afford college. When the United States got involved in World War II (WWII), Luther Christman tried to enlist in the Army as a nurse. “The refusal was based on a 1901 law that had established the Army Nurse Corps. The law specifically stated that army nurses were women.” (Pittman, 2006, p. 13) After this rejection, Luther Christman decided to advance his degree. “Christman went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing science and a master’s in clinical psychology from Temple University.
Her father died in 1838 and left them only 20 dollars in his account. The three oldest girls supported the family for several years by operating a boarding school for young women. In one of her books, Dr. Blackwell wrote that she was initially wanted to keep away the idea of studying medicine. She said, she had "hated everything connected with the body, and could not bear the sight of a
During this time, she also developed a strong interest in philosophy after reading poetry and other literary works. Margaret became determined to study under James McKeen Cattell in the psychological laboratory at Columbia University following graduation from Vasser in 1891. Washburn was only admitted at Columbia as an auditor as that college had never admitted a female graduate student. After just one year at Columbia, Washburn entered the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University, after the strong urging of Cattell. While she was a student at Cornell, she studied as psychologist E.B.
Biography of Ann McAllister Olivarius The British-American lawyer Ann McAllister Olivarius, was born in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York. During 1972, she studied at Piura, Peru as an AFS exchange student and became conversant in Spanish. Ann Olivarius continued to attend Yale College, graduating summa cum laude in 1977 and during her years at Yale, established an Undergraduate Women’s Caucus involving activism for human rights, in particular equalising the position of women at Yale. During her junior year, Olivarius gained work experience by acting as an intern for the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice of the United States. In 1978 Olivarius was awarded one of only 32 American Rhodes Scholarships available.
Psychology 101-046 | The Biography of Paul Broca “An Emphasis On His Contributions To Psychology” | Paul Pierre Broca was born on the 28th June 1824, in Sainte –Foy- Grande. He was the son of a medical practitioner by the name of Benjamin Broca. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the age of sixteen and also diplomas in physical sciences and mathematics. In 1841, at the age of seventeen he entered medical school in Paris and graduated at the age of twenty. After graduating he did an extensive internship with dermatologist Philippe Ricord, at the Hôpital du Midi and then with François Leuret at the Bicêtre Hospital.
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Born in Oswego, New York on November 26, 1832, Mary Edwards Walker was raised in an abolitionist family. Her father was a country doctor who believed in equality and education for his five daughters, Mary, Aurora, Cynthia, Luna and Vesta. He was also against the woman's clothes that didn't really help with the work they did every day. Mary was an early enthusiast for Women's Rights, and she went all out against women's clothing. She got rid of the restrictive clothing and in her later years, wore men's clothing when she lectured about Women's Rights.
Karen Horney PSYC305/ History and Systems of Psychology Dr. Tara Revell Karen Horney Karen Horney’s work and theories carry echoes of the influences and disturbances in her childhood and adult life particularly with regard to her personality theory which is linked to her own personal life experiences. The point of this paper is to illustrate Karen’s private life to establish the impact of her life experiences on her personality theory and her career. Biography Quinn (1987) carried out extensive research regarding this courageous, multifaceted and unique psychoanalyst who was brave enough to openly and vociferously oppose Freud’s perceptions and studies regarding women. With her customary brilliance, Horney studied the narcissistic personality which foresaw the advent of self-psychology. Biography of Honey is incomplete without analyzing her work for as Quinn has shown, Horney’s brilliant psychoanalytic philosophies and her troubled personal life are inextricably intertwined and by tracing the history of her work, one sees the link between the theories she espoused and studied as well as her lapses into depression, her struggle to understand herself and her continual journey to find and accept closeness and love.
John Bowlby was a notable British psychologist, psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, well known for his works on child development and the development of attachment theory. He strongly believed that behavioural problems as well as mental health issues have its deep roots in problematic early childhood. Born on 26th February, 1907 in London, he was raised by a nanny. He belonged to an upper middle class family, so he did his schooling from a boarding school as was very common for the boys of his social status. He spent a particularly hard time at the boarding school where he suffered from lack of parental care and affection.
Examination of Clinical Psychology Wendy M Tolliver PSY 480 Elements of Clinical Psychology January 13, 2013 Dr. Char Schultz Examination of Clinical Psychology Clinical psychology refers to the branch of psychology dealing with assessment and diagnosis of mental disorders and abnormal behavior. Clinical psychology combines the science of psychology with treatment methods for various psychological disorders. In today’s society, clinical psychology is one of the most prevalent subfields in the field of psychology. History of Clinical Psychology In the late 1800’s, psychology was becoming established in universities around the world. In 1896 as director of the psychology department at the University of Pennsylvania; Lightner Wilmer (former student of Wilhelm Wundt), was responsible for the doors opening to the first psychology clinic (Compas & Gotlib, 2001).
Maria Montessori, born in 1870 was the first female in Italy to graduate with a degree in medicine in 1894 and later worked as an assistant doctor in a Psychiatric Clinic in the University of Rome. Having the opportunity to work with the retarded children, she said ‘defective children were not extra social beings, not more than – normal ones’ (E.M Standing, Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work, pg 29) In 1898 she was appointed as the director of the Orthophrenic School, where her retarded children were first to have the opportunity to manipulative materials and had proven to be able to help them to normalized. The more Montessori came in contact with these defective children – studying them, meditating over their condition, longing to help them – the more strongly did she come to differ from the generally accepted views with regard to them. It became increasingly apparent to her that mental deficiency was a pedagogical problem rather than a medical one. (E.M Standing, Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work, pg 28) Under her guidance and skilful direction some of these children were able to pass a public examination taken by the normal children.