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It can be interesting and useful to understand what motivates individuals. Knowing what makes them tick can help you converse more smoothly, and really know them better. Communicating with people is easy once you know their predominant sense, and can be even simpler once you understand the major motivation which contributes to their actions and thoughts.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +3 votes | 2 comments
Just about every freshman college student learns about Freud. There are three aspects of personality; the Id, ego, and superego. The Id is our basic animal instinct for all our pleasures, the ego is the reality part of our mind and the superego is our conscience. They are always at play, within us, but when the three are at odds with each other and the situation cannot be rectified this is when mental illness occurs according to Freud.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +6 votes | 7 comments
The most widely known model for mental illness is the psychoanalytic model founded by Freud almost one hundred years ago. Not all of the theory is used today but parts of it have been modified to fit today’s society. Freud postulated that the mind was divided into three major parts. The very first part surfaced at birth and was biological in nature.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +3 votes | 2 comments
This is an article for any one who has felt depressed or anxious. Depression and anxiety are very common. The symptoms are very real and affect millions of people. You are not alone. There are millions who feel the same way. Here are some daily tricks to help you reduce your feelings of depression and anxiety.
Published by Samantha Thompson 66 months ago in Psychology | +1 votes | 0 comments
Your mind is infinitely capable of creation. Your imagination is vast and just waiting to be tapped into. It may not seem this way if you experience writers block, or find it difficult to think of creative subjects to focus on when painting however. You can address this problem by stimulating the right side of your brain.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +5 votes | 1 comments
Have you ever recognized that having a good grumble can make you feel good, but pondered why this may be so? Moaning and groaning may be annoying to listeners who are not joining in, but it can serve a purpose. Sometimes the very things we complain about are precious to us and help us in life.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +1 votes | 1 comments
Being positive is all the rage, but for a good reason. Being able to access the lighter side of life can help you stay healthy and happy. This is because other people will want to be around you and share your pleasant mood, and good experiences will be easy for you to see and take advantage of.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +1 votes | 2 comments
Increasing willpower can seem tough when you do not know how. Bad habits may feel difficult to give-up and new, healthy behavior hard to adopt. There are ways though, you can increase your willpower and use it to make your life better. By using instant gratification, and making goals strong, you will achieve your aims.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +1 votes | 3 comments
Throughout the ages, people have been fascinated by moments they experience when they can think clearly and have answers to problems readily available. Such moments though, often do not happen regularly enough, that is, unless you practice making them occur. You can gain more insight by focusing on doing so, and using methods discussed here.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +4 votes | 1 comments
Gregory Bateson was the founder of family therapy. He was an eclectic researcher studying psychiatry, animal behavior, ecology, learning theory, evolution, and cybernetics (communication). He started up a schizophrenia project in Palo Alto California in the 1950s. Bateson determined that each message a person delivers carries with it the content or the actual verbal message and a secondary message that may be non-verbal and delivered by a body gesture or an unspoken understanding.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +8 votes | 6 comments
There are many obstacles in front of psychiatrists who look solely on the medical model as the paradigm to use for psychopathology. Patients experiencing any disorder do not have the same symptoms or degree of symptoms. This makes it difficult to assess a disorder, or even which disorder a patient could have. It all leaves room for a lot of subjectivity
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +4 votes | 5 comments
Depression has become a common word; we think of it as a state of mood rather than a medical diagnosis. There are several types of depression, and we will discuss a few of them in this article. What is clinical depression? What is Major Depression Disorder? What is chronic depression? What is neurotic depression? What is dysthymia? Did you know that chronic, neurotic and dysthymia are different names for the same disorder?
Published by Charlene Collins 66 months ago in Psychology | +5 votes | 3 comments
Using creative visualization can help you tap into your subconscious and discover more about your personality, needs and relationships. Sometimes it is possible to know clearly, what is happening on a deeper level, that does not quite rise to the surface. Visualization can serve as an effective aid to self-exploration.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +6 votes | 5 comments
Creative visualization can be part of a regular stress relief plan, or be used occasionally to boost your confidence and feelings of calmness. Visualizing will become easier the more you practice, and soon you will discover it is an invaluable aid to self-esteem and well-being, and wonder how you ever managed without it.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +4 votes | 2 comments
Stress can make you ill and unhappy, especially if you do not know how to effectively deal with it. Each day there is a possibility you will face situations that leave you frazzled and lacking in emotional energy, but if you develop a stress maintenance plan, incorporating mindful exercises into your routine, you will cope well with life’s difficulties.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +8 votes | 6 comments
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