By: Elizabeth M Young
Most people, especially as we age, report various inabilities to either get to sleep on a socially acceptable schedule, or to stay asleep. Many times, sleep is not "restorative", meaning that we just do not get a good, deep quality of sleep. There are five...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Disruptions in the natural cycles of sleep and waking are considered to be sleep disorders. It is estimated that 15 percent of people have some form of sleep disorder or another. As we grow older the insomnias become more prevalent, but these disorders can occur...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Circadian sleep rhythms are our natural cycles of sleeping and waking periods during a 24 hour period. It is more common to hear of appeals for business to allow workers to have a brief nap during the work day. Many countries operate on a "siesta"...
The search for perfection and the confidence killer
By: Bridget Webber
If you're a perfectionist you'll know being so go's hand in hand with killing of confidence. If you attempt to be perfect in all your endeavours, you become nervous, edgy, and dependant on outcomes and results. If things don't go to plan, you can feel...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Bipolar I Disorder is most thought of in relation to the Major Depression and the episodes of Mixed and Manic behavior. As with most other disorders, diagnosis is ruled out when substance abuse, a general medical condition, medication or somatic treatments for depression, along with...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Political Psychology, which has its origins in the 1960s, is a multidisciplinary field with its core origins in psychology and political science. But there are connections and origins in anthropology, sociology, economics, international relations, education, business, military science, and other social and mathematical sciences, as...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"If 'business organizations are a creature of the law' (Tomkins, Victor & Adler, 1992, p. 537), after all, psychologists can help determine what kind of creature the law has created and empirically identify its most dangerous traits. These research efforts are necessary if we are...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Mood disorders present significant disturbance in mood with episodes of manic, depressive, mixed, or hypomanic behavior. Bipolar II disorder, as described in the DSM-IV-TR, does not include such episodes when they result from substance abuse or physiological medical conditions. Medication induced symptoms are also not...
Archaeological finds and their significance along the Silk Road, Asia
By: Catlyn Foster
The Silk Road refers to the legendary caravan trails that led from Chang’an, China to Rome. None of this was a single road, but routes throughout the countryside that crisscrossed constantly as silk was exported out of China, and imported into Rome. Silk wasn&rsquo...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Depression is characterized by a lack of desire to do things or an inability to function successfully in the normal affairs of life. There is a depression of mood where it is impossible or difficult to find pleasure out of the usual or normal things...

 

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