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 curiosity and people just want to see them more! Read on for all 10 original...
How the Sociopath and Apathetic work together to trap an empath
Dealing with a Sociopath can be extremely frustrating. Because they lack basic emotional components and are typically quite narcissistic, the responses and reactions they have to everyday events can at times seem very odd and quite inappropriate to the rest of us.
The hippocampus as shown in this Harvard Medical School diagram. Actual shrinkage of this vital area has been documented in the scans of incest survivors. It is estimated that childhood sexual abuse affects over 40 million people yearly, just in...
What is the process through which a group of people, a group in a classroom setting in particular, takes on a life of its own? How does a collection of students develop traits, indeed a personality, unique to itself? In his work, The Crowd: A Study...
Why do people participate in unhealthy behaviors, and why is it so difficult to quit?
Identity changes are inevitable when you are diagnosed with a mental illness.
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.
Understanding Trichotillomania, who it affects, and treatment options that are effective from a scientific standpoint.
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 Applying changes from DSM-V 2013 requires care, but some will use outdated editions or practice without a manual at all.