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Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Current Issues and Debates in Psychology

Consideration of modern psychological tendencies assures psychologists and psychoanalysts that physiological researches are widely progressing, involving in its scope of inquiry more spheres of human life and thus, bringing into spot new disciplines, methods and research fields. Consequently, the issues put onto discussion grow in number

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10JUL 2020
What is personality development in Psychology?

What is personality development in Psychology?

Photo by: Sly Definition Personality development is the development of the organized pattern of behaviors and attitudes that makes a person distinctive. Personality development occurs by the ongoing interaction of , character, and environment. Description Personality is what makes a person a unique person, and it is recognizable soon after birth. A child s personality has several components: temperament, environment, and character…

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02JUL 2020
Bipolar Disorder mental illness

Bipolar Disorder mental illness

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from a manic to a depressive state. Bipolar disorder is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. A person with mania will feel excited, impulsive, euphoric, and full of energy. He or she might engage in risky or unhealthy…
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24JUN 2020
Developmental Psychology essay topics

Developmental Psychology essay topics

‘Psychology’ is extracted from a word in Latin that means the precise study of your mind or soul. It is a science which is based on human behavior, mental health and human psyche. Psychology is a very vast field and offers a huge range of sub-fields, such as clinical psychology, developmental psychology…
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16JUN 2020
Examples of Experimental studies in Psychology

Examples of Experimental studies in Psychology

Ten studies that have changed psychology and the way we see humanity. After being told about these psychology studies, generations of psychology students have wandered out into the world seeing themselves and other people in a new light. In this series of posts I look at ten studies that have changed…
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08JUN 2020
Mental health disorders Statistics

Mental health disorders Statistics

Geneva, 4 October— One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide. Treatments are available, but nearly two-thirds of people with a known mental disorder never seek help from a health professional. Stigma…

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31MAY 2020
AHP Association of Humanistic psychology

AHP Association of Humanistic psychology

Not just for Psychologists. We are an organization with a shared vision and a rich, diverse, membership. Founded by Carl Rogers, Virginia Satir, and Abraham Maslow in the late 1950s, we have grown into a national organization comprised of educators, students, doctors, politicians, scientists, health and social workers, activists - anyone who shares humanistic values and wants to make a difference. AHP IS Re-envisioned and…

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23MAY 2020
Humanistic psychology Self Actualization

Humanistic psychology Self Actualization

“Self-actualization” represents a concept derived from Humanistic psychological theory and, specifically, from the theory created by Abraham Maslow. Self-actualization, according to Maslow, represents growth of an individual toward fulfillment of the highest needs; those for meaning in life, in particular. Carl Rogers also created a theory implicating a “growth potential” whose aim was to integrate congruently the “real self”…

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15MAY 2020
Medications for mental disorders

Medications for mental disorders

One of the challenges faced by people who have a mental illness — such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or ADHD or the like — is that not too many people will talk to you about “curing” the condition. (Except snake-oil salesmen, who will claim they can cure your bipolar disorder with their amazing technique or CD.) In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a professional who talks openly about “cures” for mental…

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