A Reflective Study of Work Opportunities and Challenges for Gifted People

Do gifted people really have different work opportunities and challenges than all other employees? It is not the task of this paper to analyze the testing methods for IQ (intelligence quotient), and EQ (emotional quotient) which are the approaches that identify people as gifted or sensitive, but to identify the specific work opportunities and challenges from biopsychosocial perspectives.

Why do people smoke?

The question to be considered in this paper is: Why people smoke? The paper is divided into two parts. In Part 1, the author explains the smoking behaviour, based on the biopsychosocial model; in part 2, two different behavioural approaches of smoking cessations are evaluated. The present paper was designed to test the following hypothesis: Smoking behaviour and success of the respective smoking cessation depend on the socioeconomic status, level of eduction and impressions of childhood.

Workaholism: An important topic for Mental Health

This paper examines workaholism as an important topic for mental health. The author explains why workaholism is an important topic for mental health and reviews the article „Workaholism: A New Challenge For Organisation Management“ from Nistor (2013) for the reason of providing a critical analyse. In addition the author is using the holism approach (biopsychosocial model) and compare it to the approach chosen by Nistor. Finally the author is highlighting the strengths and limitations of the biopsychosocial model based on the example of workaholism.