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Category "Psychology"

What is behind self-mutilation?

What is behind self-mutilation?

Self-mutilation is a mental disorder that involves causing intentional self-harm. It can be expressed through cutting, burning, breaking the bones, or any other form of self-injury. Read on to learn more about the causes of self-mutilation.
All about: Hypnosis

All about: Hypnosis

Hypnosis is a state of mind in which the participant is open to the suggestions of the hypnotist. Hypnosis can help you to make many positive changes within yourself. To learn more about hypnosis and to find out exactly how hypnosis works, keep on reading.
An explanation of the Abilene Paradox

An explanation of the Abilene Paradox

The theory known as the Abilene Paradox: The Management of Agreement was created by Jerry B Harvey, a professor of management science at the George Washington University in Washington DC. After a personal experience, he realised that organisations often take actions, contrary to what they really want to do, and thereby, defeat the very purpose of the action.
Clinical psychologist jobs: The facts

Clinical psychologist jobs: The facts

With psychology now being one of the most popular bachelor’s degree subjects it is clear that interest in the subject is very high, and competition for careers in psychology is very keen! Clinical psychology is one possible career path for anyone holding such a degree.
All about psychologists

All about psychologists

Psychologists can help you to deal with a range of issues that affect your mind and have an impact on your life. Knowing what they actually do can help you to gain an insight into this interesting profession.
What are the symptoms of clinical depression?

What are the symptoms of clinical depression?

It is very common for people to go through ups and downs as far as their moods are concerned. This is a natural reaction to the outcome of everyday activities and may last for a short while. But when the negative moods or lows continue for a prolonged period of time, it can be termed as clinical depression. There are many signs that indicate that a person might be suffering from depression.
Why psychics can never be for real

Why psychics can never be for real

A psychic is an individual who can supposedly sense things that are not accessible through ordinary sensory perceptions. There are many people who claim to be psychics, but is psychic ability supported by science? Read this article to find out why psychics can never be for real.
How to treat attention deficit disorder in children

How to treat attention deficit disorder in children

Most people have come across a child who suffers from attention deficit disorder (ADD), with many children being diagnosed much earlier than before. Thankfully, there are now plenty of effective treatments available to help to cure ADD in children. Read on to learn how to treat ADD in children.
What is ADHD?

What is ADHD?

ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and is recognised to be the most common type of behavioural disorder found in the UK, with symptoms typically beginning at a young age. Read on to learn more about the key symptoms associated with ADHD and the different approaches to its treatment.
Psychological theories about older women dating younger men

Psychological theories about older women dating younger men

Older women dating or even marrying younger men has become socially acceptable. Once it was older men (usually rich) who would have a pretty woman half his age hanging from his arm, but as women have become more independent in their lives and careers, the incidence of dating younger men has hugely increased in the last few years.