The Relationship between Materialism and Gratitude

The trait of materialism has been associated with a variety of mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety; hence, parents should naturally be concerned about the potential development of materialism in their child. A recent study showed ...

Oct 15

Categories: Child Development, Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Parenting

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Parenting and the Expression of Aggression and Antisocial Behaviour

A recent study has found that parenting affects the expression of aggression and callous-unemotional traits (CU) in children, namely a lack of empathy and moral compass.

Oct 15

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Antisocial personality, Parenting

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Identifying Child Sexual Abuse

This article talks about ways to identify victims who have been sexually abused and the implications which follow.

Oct 12

Categories: Child Development, Sexual Abuse

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Overwhelmed by your Emotions?

This is a guide to handling your emotions when things get too tough in life.

Oct 12

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

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Real-life Interactions versus Technology

This article talks about how the effects of online communication on the self and the ability to socialize with others in real life.

Oct 11

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Mindfulness, Positive ...

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Adult ADHD facilitates Creativity

Most people often think that individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will face difficulties securing a job in future. However, recent studies have shown that adults with ADHD are good with creative tasks or working in the ...

Oct 11

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

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The 3 As: Autism, ADHD and Age

A recent study has found evidence linking the traits found in autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) even in adulthood. This is one of the first studies examining the link between these two disorders in adults, and supports ...

Oct 10

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

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Education facilitates better Decision-Making skills

Education processes can be altered to improve one’s ability to make decisions regarding economic issues.

Oct 9

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child Development, Health ...

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Familiar Voices - Better Comprehension and Better at Ignoring?

It can be hard to distinguish between voices, or even make conversations, in the context of a noisy background. However, a new study has found that it may be easier to make out familiar voices, compared to non-familiar ones.

Oct 8

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Exercise and Its Conflicting Relationship with Mental Health

A new study has found that people who exercise report 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month, compared to people who do not exercise. In addition, the study also specified that exercise such as team sports, cycling, aerobics and going to the ...

Oct 8

Categories: Adult psychological development, Self help groups, Self-Care / Self ...

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The Line Between Right and Wrong

Moral psychologists believe there is an element of intuition involved in moral judgments, which is commonly termed as 'gut feeling' or the instantaneous judgment that people with regards to certain moral-like issues.

Oct 6

Categories: Other

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Can ASPD be treated?

This article explains the nature of Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) and the types of treatment methods used to improve the condition.

Oct 5

Categories: Adult ADHD, Aggression & Violence, Antisocial personality, ...

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Change in Diet can improve Anxiety

Certain types of food facilitate anxiety while a few others help lower anxiety levels or the probability of feeling anxious. This article explores how carbohydrates, protein and caffeine affect anxiety.

Oct 4

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Health / Illness / ...

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Mindfulness towards Social Rejection

Engaging in Mindfulness practices makes us kinder and increases our motivation to help others, especially in a situation of a social rejection.

Oct 4

Categories: Emotional Abuse, Health Psychology, Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, ...

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The Paradox of Choice

People like having many options. We like having the freedom to choose for ourselves instead of being forced into a corner. However, having an array of choices may not necessarily be better, in fact, we may even find ourselves more stressed when it ...

Oct 3

Categories: Other, Stress Management

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