Violent behavior: Born or raised?
By: Christyl Rivers
Violent behavior is innate in animals, and humans are no exception. Like every other behavior, there are also aspects that are learned. The answer to the question: are humans born violent, or are they raised to learn violence, is yes and yes. This does...
When Anger changes the World
By: Christyl Rivers
What has anger given the world? Let’s see, anger over oppression began many world democracies. It allows righteous people to overthrow slavery, racism, sexism and degradation. It gave women the determination to stand up to being owned as property, as well as to protest...
A journey into the mind
By: Christyl Rivers
For centuries people have asked, what is the mind? Before the term consciousness or sub-consciousness was common, people had varied views about what self awareness, non awareness, and any awareness, really is. Even now, in the advanced age of neurology and psychology, there is not...
What is forensic psychiatry?
By: Jayathi Bihan
Forensic Psychiatry is a sub-specialty in psychiatry. It deals with the mental health issues of persons who come into contact with law enforcing authorities. Although mental health issues have long been subjected to scrutiny in courts of law, forensic psychiatry has been a relatively new...
By: Paul Brodie
By sight most people might not recognize the name Carl Jung, but upon hearing it pronounced it may become slightly more familiar, but only slightly. Jung was a contemporary of Sigmund Freud, a man who usually needs no introduction. Both of these men were pioneers...
Managing your self esteem after abuse or neglect in childhood
By: Melissa Close-Swickard
The impact of child abuse has far-reaching consequences. It can affect the children thoughout their lives in the form of substance abuse and mental disorders, as well as becoming abusive offenders themselves. Abuse is typically seen in four forms: physical, emotional, sexual and neglect. Whatever...
Healthy ways to express anger
By: Christyl Rivers
Everyone gets angry at some point. The trick to managing it is to know if you, or the anger, is in control. With blind rage, a person is "taken" over" by their emotions. This is not healthy for any emotions, and especially not anger. There...
The most common myths about introverts
By: Tammy Cramblett
Did you know that there is a war brewing between introverts and extroverts? Not the type of war where there is arguing and bloodshed, obviously. This is more of a silent war; some people think being an introvert is all but a crime and should...
Understanding highly sensitive people
By: Peter Messerschmidt
"Don't be so sensitive!" "You need to grow a thicker skin!" "You just let every little thing get in your way. Don't be so fussy!" "I don't understand why you can't deal with life the way others do!" If other people...
Tips for achieving success as an introvert
By: W. Diane Van Zwol
Achieving success can seem impossible if you are an introvert, but many introverts are highly successful. Understanding how to achieve success as an introvert (in a world that seems full of extroverts), will be easier if you understand the word introvert. Dictionary.com suggests that...

 

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