By: Bob Trowbridge
A psychosis would seem to have clearly defined boundaries whereas the diagnosis of neurosis can tend to be quite subjective. A psychotic break tends to be clearly defined by the sudden onset of bizarre behavior, hallucinations, delusions, ideas of reference, and other blatant symptoms. A...
How personality develops: Different theories
By: Mary Tyrer
Before developing the Theories of Learning and Psychodynamic psychotherapy a short personality analysis needs exploration to ensure the student can learn in the proper area of his or her learning or psychotherapy. Understanding a person’s personality will allow the professionals to place the student...
The psychological meaning of extrovertion and introversion
By: Jacob Woods
Introversion and extroversion are different personality types that were the third and fourth division of Carl Jung's original perspective on the psychological types. The two types of psychological types that Jung had come up with based on his research were perception and decision making. These...
By: Anja Emerson
Though the field of psychology has been defined by the research and theories proposed by male psychologists that have become famous worldwide, female psychologists have also played a significant role in shaping this field and have made important contributions in many areas of psychology. Isabel...
By: Anja Emerson
Before the dawn of modern psychology, there have been many attempts at classifying human personality and behavior into types or categories. One of the most famous, to this very day, is the theory of the four temperaments. The four temperaments theory is based on the...
By: Zain Ahmed
The ability to read facial expressions or the ability to interpret the various movements of our muscles that form our face is a very interesting topic. Many doctors and scientists feel that it is virtually impossible to read one’s facial features, whereas there are...
The psychological approach to success
By: Milton Johanides
Where do you see yourself in five years time? It´s a question that is asked all the time. That simple trend itself is indicative of the current cultural zeitgeist. By the simple practice of consistently asking ourselves such motivational questions as “Where are...
Why people fail in life
By: Adele Gregory
There is a dilemma in trying to appraise some one's else's success or failure. The most workable definition of success is “achieving what you set out to do”. But to assess that you need to understand what someone wants and values. People who never...
By: Suzanne Rose
Behavior changes can occur for a variety of reasons. It is important to be aware of the factors at play, because sometimes these can signal a significant underlying event that needs to be addressed. Consider the following issues. Underlying physical issues Sometimes behavior change is...
By: Paul Schingle
So, this is the new "social trend?" As if mid-life crisis weren't bad enough, now we have "quarter-life" crisis? Are there no limits to things that today's young adults have to whine about? Not to be unsympathetic, but really? Quarter-life crisis? I'm going to...

 

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