By: Durga Krishnan
A Psychological Profile of Ted Bundy and What it Means Ted Bundy is a serial killer who killed at least 30 women over a span of 5 years. The last few killings he committed after escaping during his trial for the other murders. Both times...
By: Michael Totten
Workaholic widows around the world have Wayne Edward Oates to thank for recognizing that chronic overwork was as much an addiction as alcoholism. The word comes from the title of one of his 57 books, "Confessions of a Workaholic" (1971), which was an expansion of...
Is ecopsychology a valid science?
By: Christyl Rivers
Ecopsychology is a true science. An Ecopsychologist can trace as many diverse origins as every other kind of psychology. Ecopsychology is derived from bits of Jungian, and Traditional Clinical Psychology. It borrows also from Humanism, and Gestalt to name just a few. It is possible...
Humanistic therapy: Examining person-centered therapy
By: Jennifer Goldschmidt
Carl Rogers, developed person-centered therapy in the 1940s, as a reaction against psychoanalytic therapy. Person-centered therapy emphasizes the client’s resources for becoming self-aware. It also challenged ideas such as the counselor knows best. In addition, it is hoped that the clients realize their potential...
By: Madison Sonnier
Anger is not always an easy emotion to control. Everyone has lost our cool and said and done things we probably shouldn’t have. Learning to consciously control our anger is an ongoing practice, but with patience and effort, it can be done. It’s...
By: Christyl Rivers
Everyone participates in social conformity. If they did not, people would drive on the wrong side of the road, face every possible direction on elevators, and forget to politely clap after the show. If not for some minimal level of social conformity, people would be...
Strangest phobias ever
By: Cortny Green
Are you deathly afraid of spiders? You may have arachnophobia. Phobia means having an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations. You’ve heard of taphophobia (being buried alive), acrophobia (fear of heights), and claustrophobia (fear of closed...
Reflections on how Sigmund Freud's theories stand up in modern society
By: Christyl Rivers
Sigmund Freud is both relevant and non relevant. His theory of consciousness is very important as a foundation for understanding human thought and behavior. However, his total lack of noting that human beings are animals inter-dependent upon air, water, food and shelter to thrive mentally...
By: Joshua M. Garrin, M.S., ACSM-CPT, ACE-CPT
“Decisions, decisions, decisions”—a phrase that is perhaps one of the most expressive, yet relevant cornerstones of the English language. The number of decisions that human beings make across the life span is perhaps inestimable; the decision “continuum” is seemingly endless, extending...
How tighter gun control laws make some people feel weaker
By: Christyl Rivers
There is no way to get more people with their panties in a panic than to suggest tighter government regulations on dangerous items. Although everyone agrees to tight control of automobile standards, however, there is extreme debate on the tighter regulation of guns. On the...

 

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