Category Archives: Abnormal Psychology

Articles on Abnormal Psychology – the scientific study of aberrant patterns of thought, emotion and behavior.

Female Fears: What Are Women Most Anxious About?

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Anxiety is a common mental health condition that is characterized by intense fear, worry, or nervousness. In the United States, more than 40 million adults experience anxiety each year. Individuals may be anxious because they are afraid of failing, worried about not being accepted by their peers, concerned about their interpersonal relationships, and the list goes on. Anxiety affects both men and women, however, women are twice as likely to experience symptoms of anxiety as men.

In this article, we are going to look at a few female fears. Many women report these are the issues that contribute most to personal feelings of anxiety. Continue reading

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An In-Depth Overview of Online Counseling

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Online counseling is one of the newest models of therapy available today. It’s very popular among youths because it allows the younger generation to receive clinical counseling while being able to use their computer or smartphones.

All age groups can benefit from online counseling, though. In this article, we’re going to give you an in-depth overview of this unique form of counseling. Continue reading

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Seven Psychological Effects of Cosmetic Surgery

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Cosmetic surgery is not a strange concept for today’s generation. It focuses on enhancing the physical appearance through surgical and medical techniques. People get cosmetic surgery for various reasons. These reasons may include defying the look that comes with age, doing away with social stigma, or augmenting one’s physical appearance. Continue reading

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Tips for Treating Addiction with Ibogaine

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Ibogaine is a psychoactive drug that has been used to treat addiction for decades. However, Ibogaine is still relatively unknown by many people with drug and alcohol abuse issues. Although Ibogaine has the potential to reduce many of the physical and psychological effects of chemical dependency, its acceptance as a viable tool in the fight against opioid addiction is still highly debated. Continue reading

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The Psychological Impact of Having An Accident At Work

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Workplace accidents may or may not have long-term physical effects. But while bruises and cuts generally get all the attention, the psychological impact of an accident is often overlooked. For example, an employee who sustains an eye injury at work may seek compensation from his company. However, the eye injury compensation he receives may not account for the psychological challenges he may experience long after his physical injuries heal. Although his vision may be intact, his confidence, social life, and relationships may be affected.

Accidents at work may also contribute to the development of certain mental health issues. Consider these three mental health conditions below: Continue reading

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How To Cope With Compulsive Tooth Brushing

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Symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder are not always as obvious as some people may believe. However, there are a number of small indicators that may help to provide you with a rudimentary diagnosis. OCD may be expressed in a number of ways, and one of the more common signs is compulsive tooth brushing or over-brushing. This can be extremely damaging to the teeth and gums, as it can strip away the protective enamel on a person’s teeth, and leave gums bleeding, swollen, red and/or irritated. Continue reading

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