By: Charles Slavis
In the first place, if you take my advice, you must be crazy. Why? Because I am crazy. I am also convinced that everyone is crazy. Some of us are just less afraid to admit it, or to show it. That having been said, I...
By: Colette Georgii
B. F. SKINNER AND THE SKINNER BOXB. F. Skinner is probably most remembered for the invention of what came to be called the "Skinner Box" which was a box he used in his operant conditioning controlled experiments. Challenging the traditional conditioning of Pavlov and other...
By: Robert D. Twitchell
The concept of change is deeply rooted in the history of humanity whether it be the animals, the climate, or the people. Change is inevitable, especially over long periods of time, but even with numerous changes the same basic fundamentals of life still hold true...
By: Mona Gallagher
Jean Piaget (1896-1980) had a remarkable career that spanned 75 years; he worked up to the time of his death. Born in Switzerland in the French region to a father who was a professor of medieval studies and a mother who was a Calvinist, he...
By: Ted Sherman
HUMOR: C'mon. What a question? Ya know ya gotta be nuts to go to a shrink in the first place! However, just in case you find yourself in the care of a competent-looking psychiatrist, just think of how famed Southern scholar Jeff Foxworthy observes how...
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
The key words in the title of the article are LOVED ONE. When you love a person, this can be anyone from child to friend, lover to husband, wife to parent. Love brings with it many joys, responsibilities and pains, and part and parcel of...
By: Darlene Barnes
"You have such a pretty face, if only it wasn't hidden by all that extra weight." Every woman who has ever battled a weight problem, without doubt, has heard this veiled criticism from someone at least once in her life. Alas, the majority of...
By: Be
Psychiatrist Guilty of Malpractice: What do you need to do?Therapeutic relationships have a possibility of turning into situations which may place a psychiatrist in a situation of malpractice. Clients at times may ask: What are the harmful effects of malpractice? What are some legal...
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
It's a tough call when professionals step over that line that divides them from a patient. Chances are that a patient on psychiatric medication can actually mis-interpret the message given by a psychiatrist, though being in a vulnerable position with no-one else to turn to...
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
"We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them" - Quotation by Lillian HellmanOn a more serious note...

 

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