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The beginning of psychological cures had heavy roots in medicine in the 18th and early 19th century. However, certain conditions once called hysteria states where young women in France and Austria came down with paralysis, deafness, blindness, and other physical conditions which could not be answered through the medical model; set the stage for purely psychological disorders and the use of hypnosis as a viable treatment. Today hysterical disorders are called conversion disorders.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The understanding of physical and mental disease has a long history with a lot of mistakes along the way. Hippocrates thought that human anatomy was like that of an ape. Since autopsies were not allowed in the middle ages the next wave of understanding after the classical Greek era took centuries.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +3 votes | 5 comments
You cannot control all the circumstances of your life; however, you are in charge of how you react to what happens to you. This means that you are in control of your thoughts, and your emotions. If you are not careful, you can easily roll with life instead of recognizing that you are capable of making positive changes.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +3 votes | 0 comments
The way you react to situations in life can alter your level of happiness and success. Learn how to slow down your thoughts and see the options you have available to you, and soon you will find you make wise choices that are positive and helpful, rather than negative and destructive.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +2 votes | 0 comments
The way you think can make your emotions either positive or negative. This means that largely the way you feel is up to you, and you are in control. Learning how to control negative emotions that produce stress can improve your life. Think in a positive manner and you can alter your life for the better.
Published by B W1 66 months ago in Psychology | +5 votes | 0 comments
The world of the paranormal is fascinating. There are so many different mental phenomena that can be classified under psychology, parapsychology, or physic phenomena. The ability of twins to communicate telepathically has been studied extensively in psychology. Intuitive people are one of the personality types defined in psychology as well.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +5 votes | 8 comments
There are many categories of psychic ability and some are more common than others. People readily understand E.S.P. but they may not be familiar with dowsing or how dowsing could be even considered a psychic ability. Empathy is often seen in the psychosocial context but rarely as a psychic ability.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +2 votes | 5 comments
What is psychic ability? This question is often asked, but very few people know that there are many kinds of psychic ability. This articles will look briefly at a few kinds such as; automatic writing, pet psychics, and channeling. Shirley Maclaine and Esther Hicks are among the most famous channelers.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +4 votes | 6 comments
What is a misanthrope? What is misanthropy? Where did the word misanthropy come from? Is a misanthrope the same thing as a sociopath? What is the term for when a person hates people? Learn why some people come to dislike humanity as a whole. Who was Carl Panzram? Why do people become hermits?
Published by Kaleidoscope Acres 66 months ago in Psychology | +8 votes | 7 comments
In the 1960s T groups became popular. These groups fostered goal setting and goal completion strategies. These T groups blossomed into the ever popular encounter groups that helped individual’s personal growth and the ability to become successful. They were very powerful tools for growth. Analytic group therapy also became popular at this time. Analytic group therapy was more concerned with seeing how the raw emotions of the individual surfaced in these groups.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +2 votes | 3 comments
The witch trails held at Salem, Massachusetts goes down in history as an example of mass hysteria, the mistreatment of mentally unstable people, and the ignorance of medical and legal community of the times. Many theories have been put forward with regards to what may have happened. Ergot poisoning from contaminated rye grain is the best theory to date.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +3 votes | 8 comments
I am unsure about why the warning on Lamictal is so heavy about contracting Stevens-Johnson disease, because until I took this medication, I never had received such a warning about penacillins, Zithromax, Trileptal, Fluconazole, Ibuprofen, or Depakote, all of which I have taken at one time or another. To begin with, Stevens–Johnson syndrome is a particularly rare condition. Only about 2.6 to 6.1 cases per million are serious enough to need treatment or be reported in people per year. In...
Published by Amy Russell 66 months ago in Psychology | +2 votes | 3 comments
In any group members will take on different roles. The roles they take on may be too extensive and they end up doing too much; or the roles may be too restrictive and they cannot do much of anything. In families role playing contributes to the solidity of the family. They are also reciprocal in nature.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +2 votes | 0 comments
Around the time of the French Revolution, Phiillipe Pinel is accredited as being the first doctor to consider treating asylum patients with respect. He abolished the chains that confined patients to the walls and chairs. He allowed them to walk around. A Quaker by the name of William Tuke appalled with the hospitals in England started the first private retreat where patients could talk with the staff about their problems and grow gardens. These two men started what was to be known as moral t...
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +2 votes | 5 comments
Families are often interdependent upon each other whether they are a functional family or a dysfunctional one. They need each other in some way and will make excuses about why that is so even when the family does not work. Therapists listen to what the families say to each other and what those messages can be interpreted to be.
Published by carol roach 66 months ago in Psychology | +2 votes | 3 comments
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