Category Archives: Abnormal Psychology

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

Can CBD Help Your Mental Health?

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These days, there is huge hype around cannabidiol (also known as CBD), and for good reason.  There are numerous health benefits that are linked to this non-psychoactive all-natural substance. Continue reading

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4 Ways Therapists Assist People with Mental Health Issues

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One of the primary reasons people seek therapy is to get help with mental health issues. Some of the more common mental disorders affecting individuals today include depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress (PTSD), phobias, addiction, and attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD). Depending on the type and intensity of your issue, your therapist may adjust his treatment approach. Four ways your therapist may be able to help you feel better are mentioned below. Continue reading

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How Technology Is Improving Safety On the Roads and Reducing Driving Anxiety

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Technology has changed a number of aspects of our everyday lives and has led to increased efficiency. But when it comes to driving, has it helped or hindered the process? In this article, we will be looking into some of the ways that technology has improved safety on our roads in the last 10 years. We will also consider how technological advancements and increased road safety may help people with driving anxiety. Continue reading

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How Overall Wellness Helps to Reduce Hair Loss

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Hair loss can be caused by many factors ranging from temporary stress to your genetic makeup. Your overall health and wellness actually has a close relationship with your hair growth, meaning if you are experiencing a noticeable increase in shedding, your hair is likely telling you something about your health and your body in general. Continue reading

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Loving Someone With a Mental Illness

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What is mental illness? Mental illnesses are conditions that affect mood behavior and thinking. It’s challenging to live with a mental illness, and that’s why it’s crucial to have a support system. That way, you feel connected to others and loved. People with mental illness are just like everybody else. Whether it’s anxiety, depression, or bipolar disorder, mental illness is real. They live with mental health conditions that affect them, but they deserve love. Here are some ways that you can love somebody who has a mental illness. Continue reading

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How CBD Can Be Used As An Alternative to Addictive Pharmaceuticals

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According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the most common addictive drugs include cannabis, synthetic cannabinoids or “fake weed,” prescription drugs like opioids and stimulants, and over-the-counter drugs, such as cough syrups and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs. Drug addiction may result from misusing or overdosing on prescription or over-the-counter drugs.  Continue reading

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