By: Rita Chaney
FORMULATION OF GESTALT PSYCHOLOGYDuring the 1920s, some German psychologists banded together to formulate their own theory of psychology. In particular, Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Kohler, and Kurt Koffka developed a great interest in human perception. One of their studies involved flashing pictures rapidly to subjects in...
By: Kate Kennedy
A psychiatrist is a M.D. and is, therefore, held to the same standards of practice as any other physician. A patient can take several avenues if they think their psychiatrist is guilty of malpractice but before anyone heads down that road, they need to...
By: Nancy Houser
Known as the "new kid on the block" in medical science when it was first developed, it is difficult to believe that psychology was actively practiced in Egypt before Freud and Jung were ever born. Morton Hunt, a psychology historian, is highly credited as tracing...
By: Rita Chaney
What if someone could figure out what needs motivate us the most? Abraham Maslow was a famous psychologist who studied human motivation. In fact, his greatest legacy was his development of what he called a "hierarchy of needs." Maslow postulated that people are driven...
By: A. Pesarosa
Have you ever looked at your child and wondered, "What in the world were they thinking?"Questions like that plague us all from time to time; Jean Piaget turned the questioning into his life's work.From early on, the young Swiss child had a keen...
By: Nikita Sabunaev
It's not always possible to afford a psychologist. We are the ones that mainly have to help ourselves. In order to do so we have to find alternatives to getting psychological help. Every one has an individual way of helping themselves that is based on...
By: Paige Eury
Alternatives to Psychological HelpOne key factor is realizing the need for assistance and taking the first step. The answer to where help might best be found lies in the issues or concerns that drive the desire to seek help. First and foremost get a clear...
By: Rita Chaney
Most of us at one time or another have had a relative or friend who needed extra support during a stressful period of time. Using problem-solving and stress management skills will help them get through it. Occasionally, people simply cannot pull themselves up by their...
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
Alternatives to getting psychological helpThere are many times within the course of a lifetime when a human being may believe that the only alternative that they have to sort out problems that become to big for them to handle is of a psychological nature. The...
By: Robert Heintzman
For those psychoanalysts who use the couch as a tool in the office, the act of lying down on it can be of great significance to both doctor and patient. For the doctor it can be a signal that the patient trusts him and is...

 

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