By: Elizabeth M Young
Cocaine is a powder that is crystalline in nature. It is produced from the coca plant, and produces euphoric episodes. The side effects, however, are serious. Crack is cocaine that comes in a more rocky form. Once ingested, it produces a shorter, but more intense...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There are many studies of political movements and the related individual and interpersonal psychology of such. Early theories focused on the quest for power and control. Later theories focused on subsets of the generally satisfied populace which set out to contribute to specific causes or...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Psychiatry has been in charge of anxiety disorders since the end of the 19th century. Now there is a huge array of various anxiety disorders, which range from generalized anxiety disorder to panic disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorders and even separation anxiety. Some...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Sleep disorders appear to be going on with everyone, everywhere! But in actuality, there are 15 percent of Americans who have chronic sleep problems and 10 percent who sometimes have problems. A sleep disorder is profound enough to impair ability to function, to get to...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is published by the American Psychiatric Association and is an approach to diagnosing in five dimensions of assessment. The DSM recognizes that there are many factors in life which affect mental health. One of the purposes of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Caffeine is being added to a lot of foods and drinks these days. For a person who is highly sensitive to caffeine, the effects are obvious, but the source is often a mystery, since sodas, energy drinks, even jerky, gum, painkillers and candy are showing...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Anyone who had a bad night, who did not get a good sleep, or who had repeated interruptions of sleep is fully aware of dozing off at the next day's boring lecture or meeting, not to mention the other problems with getting to work, to...
What is an alter ego?
By: Michelle Wynne
Three bottles of beer, that is all my alter ego needs to kick start into life. One moment I am purring along at my normal organized even tempered sweet pace. After the third beer, my alter ego is me, my eyes glaze over, I don't...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Psychometric tests are used to measure the components of an individuals psychological and mental abilities. Psychometrics allow comparison of individuals to various classes or groups of individuals. They also allow measurement at various times or stages of an individuals life, education or progress. They are...
Things that make you cry easily
By: Drake Tae
While it's true that as we gain more experiences, we can better emphasize with the pain and joy of others. However, we also gain experiences that can harden our emotions. Some people may become more emotional as a result of their life experiences while others...

 

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