Rorschach ink blot cards have been in the public domain for decades now. The inkblots were cloaked in secrecy for years while this was one of the most common psychological tests to perform. Secrecy, of course, breeds...
An analysis of modern DSM protocol and the strengths and weaknesses that exist.
People say, "You're psycho!" The problem is, people may not know what psychosis is, and they may be misusing the word. Psychotic actually means experiencing hallucinations or delusions.
Psychiatric diagnosis is serious, but not always addressed with due care. Applying changes from DSM-V 2013 requires care, but some will use outdated editions or practice without a manual at all.
Why do people participate in unhealthy behaviors, and why is it so difficult to quit?
Psychometric Tests can measure many constructs, aptitudes, and levels of achievement. Within the Mental Health paradigm occupational assessments and personality assessments can be most useful.
Identity changes are inevitable when you are diagnosed with a mental illness.
Life is joyful and sad. We must find a healthy balance to ride out the ups and downs.
Some assessments, therapies, and treatments have been proven to be quackery, but continue to be practiced.
Find out here about ten of the most peculiar and weirdest mental health disorders that exist, from believing that other people are shape-shifters in disguise to experiencing a pseudocoma.