Inequality as a disorder

Economic inequality is one of the signs that foreshadows societal disorder. It can also negatively impact people's lives and is highly associated with risky medical conditions.

Sep 21

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health Psychology, Mental Health ...

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The Truth about Psychopaths

This article talks about the common misconceptions people have about psychopaths and who they really are, what type of person they are and what drew them to having psychopathic tendencies.

Sep 21

Categories: Adult psychological development, Antisocial personality, Personality ...

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ADHD drugs worsen health

Contrary to popular beliefs, studies have proven that drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are ineffective in bettering one’s cognitive functioning and can instead harm certain functioning abilities.

Sep 20

Categories: Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...

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New treatment method that identifies emotions

New treatment methods were designed from technology inspirations and research about perceiving different moods from neural signals in the human brain.

Sep 20

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Relationship between Brain functioning and Depression

This article talks about how certain experiences in life may lead to signs of Depression in many ways due to the way our brain reacts to wins and losses. A strong reaction to winning enhances the positive impacts of good experiences on symptoms of ...

Sep 20

Categories: Adult psychological development, Depression, Health Psychology

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The Emotions behind Anger

What is really driving that anger we feel?

Sep 19

Categories: Anger Management, Self help groups, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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The Codependency Model

Treating codependency usually involves focusing on an addict’s romantic partner or family member rather than the relationship or experience itself with someone diagnosed with codependency. Despite being related to trauma, codependency can also be ...

Sep 18

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Codependency / Dependency, ...

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The Link between ADHD and Parkinsons’

A new study has found that adults with an ADHD diagnosis and those currently on psychostimulant medication have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s-like disorders.

Sep 17

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit ...

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Expressing Gratitude

Humans are social creatures and are hardwired to look towards social relationships in their pursuit of happiness. Gratitude is key in this equation because it facilitates contentment and reciprocal behavior. However, it often seems that we have so ...

Sep 17

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Self-Care / Self Compassion, ...

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Why People Stay Despite Hurricane Warnings

Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the Carolinas in the United States soon, and like many others before it, many are choosing to stay behind despite the warnings of possible heavy consequences.

Sep 15

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Stress Management

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Kindness over Winning

In our highly competitive society today, people often aim to be the best. This article talks about how children gradually learn to appreciate kindness over unfair and hostile winning.

Sep 14

Categories: Child Development

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Relationship between Age and Emotions

This article explains the reason behind why people of different ages feel a certain way. Ageing and before-death situations are also said to have an impact on one’s emotional well-being.

Sep 14

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aging & Geriatric Issues, ...

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Trauma from Sexual Violence

This article talks about how the trauma suffered by young women from sexual abuse can result in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Sep 13

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Adjusting to Change / Life ...

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Expectations vs Outcome

Do outcomes eventually match our expectations? Some people say that we should not expect too much because then it is easier to be disappointed. However, recent studies have demonstrated that expectations may very well translate to the corresponding ...

Sep 12

Categories: Child Development, Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, ...

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Relationship between Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

This article talks about how being Bipolar can affect an addict or someone going through recovery from addiction.

Sep 11

Categories: Addictions, Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Bipolar, Health / ...

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