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Reclusiveness a Psychological Disorder
August 25, 2019

Reclusiveness a Psychological Disorder

Source: Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain True or false?: Humans are social animals. That s true in general, but a surprising number of people prefer one or more forms of reclusiveness: the voluntary seclusion from people. In my article, The Recluse Option, I made the case for a minimal social existence and then wrote, Making Reclusiveness Work. Today s installment…

What are the Psychological Disorders?
August 13, 2019

What are the Psychological Disorders?

Take away all the other labels of Donald Trump - such as racist, bigot, fear monger, elitist or fascist - which are in and of themselves hard to fathom as characteristics of a U.S. presidential candidate, and there is something even more disturbing about Mr. Trump that every American voter should be concerned about: Mr. Trump appears to be suffering from Narcissistic…

Research on mental Illness
April 15, 2019

Research on mental Illness

Mental Health America periodically publishes research papers and reports to further important work in the field of mental health policy and advocacy. The Working Group on Mental Health Promotion to Advance the Conditions for Learning in Schools and Early Care and Education was convened by the National Collaborative on Education and Health in 2016, and hosted…

List of movies with Psychological Disorders
March 4, 2019

List of movies with Psychological Disorders

There are hundreds of extremely worthy films that have been made over the years that deal with the issue of mental illness, but these ones are fantastic and (in most cases) very educational. They deal with issues across a broad spectrum of mental illnesses, disorders, and clinical psychoses. Films are listed in chronological order, with the conditions they deal…

What is Psychological Illness?
February 14, 2019

What is Psychological Illness?

(See Figure ) . Dyspepsia was defined as one or more of the symptoms (reflux episodes, heartburn, retrosternal pain, nausea, vomiting, early satiety, uncomfortable feeling of fullness after meals, abdominal distension), and one or more of the pain modalities (burning sensation, aching, pain, tenderness, sinking feeling, butterflies , cramp, twinge, stitch, colic…

Signs of Being mental Ill
January 27, 2019

Signs of Being mental Ill

In the Wind River Range of Wyoming and the Eagle Cap Wilderness of Oregon, every outfitter I have seen along a trail, was riding (or leading) a horse, and towing a mule, two or three. This was an exception. The crusty, mountain man attired, outfitter was a friendly sort as he proudly rode his lead mule by us. He towed a few mules followed by his clients who looked…

Psychology as a science
November 28, 2018

Psychology as a science

Source: Gregg Henriques Although the scientific method is often touted as the sin qua non of science, it is not. Indeed, if science were solely a method, then it would not be all that valuable, a point that is sometimes lost on empiricists enamored with the scientific method. Thus, it is crucial to keep in mind that the scientific method is not an end unto itself…

Psychiatrist are Crazy
September 5, 2018

Psychiatrist are Crazy

I am a survivor of severe psychiatric abuse. There was a year or so in the early 1980’s when I was in and out of psychiatric hospitals at least four times. During my visits to the hospital I was in the midst of a spiritual awakening that I was struggling to contain that was triggered and complicated by extreme psychological abuse at the hands of my father, who…

Personality Disorders List and Symptoms
August 18, 2018

Personality Disorders List and Symptoms

There are nine specific diagnostic criteria (symptoms) for borderline personality disorder defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (referred to as DSM-IV-TR, or just DSM-IV) published in 2 by the American Psychiatric Association.In order to be diagnosed with borderline disorder, you must have five of…

Madness Disease
June 2, 2018

Madness Disease

“Mania isconstant anxiety, constant irritability, having everything be raw, being brittle, crying but feeling nothing, and really . . . just you never know” (Anon). Though it refers to a something that Western society generally characterizes as a mental illness, this statement is more applicable to madness than a medical condition. It is no small wonder that…

Psychological Conversion Disorder
May 27, 2018

Psychological Conversion Disorder

Conversion disorder formerly called hysteria, a type of in which a wide variety of sensory, motor, or psychic disturbances may occur. It is traditionally classified as one of the and is not dependent upon any known organic or structural pathology. The former term, , is derived from the Greek hystera , meaning “uterus, ” and reflects the ancient notion that hysteria…

Mental health controversial Topics
April 21, 2018

Mental health controversial Topics

Credit: Dreamstime. Impassioned fights The proposed revisions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) have spurred debate over what illnesses to include in the essential psychiatric handbook. Everything from gender identity disorder to childhood mood swings has come under fire, and it s not the first time. The history of psychiatry…

Disorders Psychology
December 28, 2017

Disorders Psychology

Chronic illness can strain your view of yourself, your relationships, your place in society, and your plans for the future. Psychotherapy (also known as counseling or just therapy ) is a valuable resource when you are struggling with these challenges. This publication provides general information about some of the different ways that therapy can be helpful…

Increase in mental Illness Statistics
December 22, 2017

Increase in mental Illness Statistics

I don’t get out enough. That’s why I missed a wretched little piece by a Boston University sociologist named Liah Greenfeld on “The Maddening of America” when it first appeared in July 2013. But an on-line republishing service called “Project Syndicate” has just ” is up many-fold, but that’s not because more people are seriously depressed. It’s because of two…

Diagnosing mental health Issues
November 22, 2017

Diagnosing mental health Issues

A mental health diagnosis involves many steps, beginning with an evaluation by a doctor or other mental health professional if symptoms of mental illness are present. The evaluation will begin with questions about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam may be performed. Although there are no laboratory tests to specifically diagnose mental illness…

Psychiatric Patients Symptoms
July 16, 2017

Psychiatric Patients Symptoms

Clinical features of major depressive disorder (MDD) may help identify specific subgroups of depressed patients based on associations with genetic risk for major psychiatric disorders, reports a study in Biological Psychiatry. Led by Brenda Penninx, PhD, of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the study found that patients with an early…

Bipolar Disorder Psychology Definition
March 11, 2017

Bipolar Disorder Psychology Definition

Most people with bipolar disorder, even those with the most severe forms, can achieve substantial stabilization of their mood swings and related symptoms with proper treatment. Because bipolar disorder is a recurrent illness, long-term continuous preventive treatment is strongly recommended and almost always indicated. A strategy that combines medication and…

Modern Treatment for mental Illness
May 20, 2014

Modern Treatment for mental Illness

Mental health issues affect individuals from all walks of life. If you are, or someone you love is, struggling with a mental health problem, it’s important to understand more about the issue. What Causes Mental Health Issues? Some of the most likely causes of mental health disorders are the following: Genetic traits. Mental health conditions can be handed down…

List of mental Disorders in children
October 15, 2016

List of mental Disorders in children

National surveys have large sample sizes that are needed to create estimates at the national and state levels. However, they also generally use a parent’s report of the child’s diagnosis, which means that the healthcare provider has to give an accurate diagnosis and the parent has to accurately remember what it was. Community-based studies offer the opportunity…

Mental Illness Research
May 25, 2017

Mental Illness Research

We at One Mind Institute believe that effective, accessible approaches to remedy the symptoms of, and restore function for, persons with mental illness—and possibly preventions and cures—can be commonplace within our lifetime. You can be an integral part of the quest to make cures happen. Our mission at One Mind Institute is to pursue such cures with everything…

Demi Lovato Age
July 26, 2016

Demi Lovato Age

Demi Lovato is a singer and actress who starred on Disney Channel s original series Sonny with a Chance. As an adult, she s become a successful recording artist with hits like Skyscraper,Cool for the Summer,and Heart Attack. Synopsis Born in 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Demi Lovato started out as a child actor on Barney & Friends. In 2007, Demi…

Ethical Problems in Psychology
May 24, 2016

Ethical Problems in Psychology

Psychologists often work with vulnerable individuals in sensitive situations. An important step in becoming a mental health professional or consumer of psychological services is to be aware of the ethical issues faced by psychologists. If you are providing psychological services you are obligated to remain informed regarding current ethical standards or issues…

Ongoing debates
December 18, 2013

Ongoing debates

One reason school choice has become a major point of contention is due to the fact that there are many options in education today. Districts offer a wide range of school types, and parents are faced with choices that they may not have had just a few decades earlier. Some of the schools seen in communities today include: Neighborhood Public Schools Public schools…

Personality Disorders Wiki
March 15, 2014

Personality Disorders Wiki

Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social | Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology | Clinical: Approaches · Group therapy · Techniques · Types of problem · Areas of specialism · Taxonomies · Therapeutic…

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