A psychological look into serial killers
By: The Watcher
The Greatest Crime Never Committed I know that no one here wants to hear me speak; I can only hope that they have an open ear to what I have to say. Most people lust for the attractive opposite sex or have a strong...
Anxiety disorders: Panic attack
By: Krystal Willis
Panic Anxiety Disorder, also known as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), is described as sudden and severe episodes of intense feelings and symptoms that can physically and mentally overcome the affected person. These sensations reach their peak within a couple minutes and may take up...
Psychology: Why teachers are having sex with kids
By: Robert Grice
The problem of sexual misconduct between teachers and students is not new but it is shrouded in mystery and all too often, secrecy. The main question on the mind of everyone when they learn of instances where this has occurred is, why? To the rational...
The human brain and the law of attraction
By: Sarah Barendse
Scientists had long thought that the atom was the smallest particle there was. It is what we have all been brought up believing. It's not that they were lying to us all, it is just that at that time that was the best of their...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Hyperbolic discounting is a model based method of quantifying human and even animal propensities for valuing deferred gratification or reward at a lowed level than immediate or faster gratification or reward. "Sooner" has more value than "later", in hyperbolic discounting. Another way of describing it...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Indigenous economics are a new force in the world. Indigenous peoples throughout the world are asserting their rights to own land and to actualize their goals in a post colonial world. Indigenous knowledge is the basis for indigenous economics and is based on the precept...
Understanding behavioral resistance
By: Melissa Murphy - 565406
As in all of society, change is inevitable. Americans change jobs an average of ten times before age forty. Moving trends indicate that Americans change permanent locations more often than residents of other countries. Divorce statistics also indicate that we are not so opposed to...
An overview of mood disorders
By: Carolyn Tytler
Mood disorders are mental illnesses in which the sufferer experiences moods which are unusual for the circumstances in which they find themselves. Among the most common mood disorders are depression, bipolar disease, (also known as manic-depression), seasonal affective disorder, (SAD), cyclothymia, and postpartum depression. Mood...
Why people fail in life
By: Devon Mongeon - 572782
In order to determine exactly what is meant by 'failing at life', it's necessary to determine who is calling the failure. The experience of failure is one that is not easily quantifiable because of the subjective nature of the feeling that results from not attaining...
Overview of the DSM-V
By: Polo Maldonado-Martinez
Overview of the DSM V There is a great expectation about the coming appearance of the DSM V, the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual, the fifth edition of the Bible of Psychiatry. In addition, we can observe a tremendous crisis in the psychiatric field being provoked...

 

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