The Drive States To prepare for this assignment, complete the following: Choose one of the drive statessleep, reproductive, or ingestive (eating)that is most relevant to your professional interests or goals. Look for peer-reviewed research articles on the topic. You will need at least three relevant resources to use in this assignment to support your work. Requirements For the drive state you have selected, complete the following: Describe the biological mechanisms involved in this drive. Explain how the drive state affects behavior. Analyze the social and cultural factors that can affect the drive state. Analyze the ethical issues faced by researchers studying the drive state. Choose a scenario from within your specialization and describe how an individual’s problems with a drive state would impact his or her sphere of activity (for example, athlete, mental health client, employee, student, substance abuser client, professional colleague, a consultant’s client, et cetera). What evidence-based intervention or coping mechanism would you recommend? Additional Requirements Include a title page and reference page. Number of pages: 46. At least 3 current scholarly or professional resources. APA format. Times New Roman font, 12 pt. Double-spaced.
For this discussion post, you will be trying out self-regulation and therapeutic techniques in the form of meditation. These are commonly used techniques that are trained over time in cognitive behavioral therapy. Go to the mindfulness meditations on this UCLA webpage. (https://www.uclahealth.org/marc/body.cfm?id=22&iirf_redirect=1) They are all free to listen to at home. The meditations vary in length from 3-13 minutes. Listen to TWO of these meditations and answer the questions below for EACH of the meditations. Which meditations did you listen to? Briefly describe it. What were your impressions of the meditations? a) For example, was it easy or hard to concentrate? Did you feel more or less relaxed afterward (or the same as before)? Was it hard to relax? Did it becomes easier to do the meditations over time? b) Which meditation did you like more? Why? Do you think that meditation is a viable option for you in the future? Why or why not?