Category Archives: Abnormal Psychology

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

How You can Cope with Depression Successfully

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Are you struggling with depression? If you are, please remember that you don’t have to bear the burden alone. By doing accurate research you can learn more about the condition and discover how your friends and family can help you to cope. So keep reading, the help you need is right here.  Continue reading

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How to Cope With Anxiety When Going for a Dental Exam

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You would like to see your teeth in the best condition. You want to show people that you’ve got a great smile with a good set of healthy white teeth to match. However, you soon realize that you need to visit your dentist for a much needed dental checkup. But if there is an exam that you don’t want to go to it’s definitely a dental exam. Sound familiar? Continue reading

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How to Avoid Depression Relapse

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Depression is a severe and life-changing medical condition.  The National Institute of Mental Health says 16.2 million adults in the United States or 6.7 percent of all adults have experienced a major depressive episode in the past year. Many people seek treatment but studies show 50% of people who have one major episode of depression will relapse. This is the scariest thought and if you are in the process of recovering, it is important to learn how to prevent relapse. There are many ways of avoiding depression relapse from proper medication management, healthy lifestyle, to avoiding stress at school by using a writing service for your assignments.

This article discusses some of the main factors behind depression relapse and what you can do to prevent them. Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Loved One is Struggling With Alcohol & Drug Abuse

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Alcohol and drug abuse are much more common than you may initially think. People drink socially, they take drugs recreationally, and as these substances are addictive, it is relatively easy to become dependent on them over time. Many people who use addictive substances to get through the day refuse to admit they have an addiction issue. Very often, they don’t even realize there is a problem. Continue reading

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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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