Category Archives: Abnormal Psychology

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

Want to Overcome Fear and Anxiety? Here’s How

How to reduce anxiety

Do you feel like fear and anxiety are constantly holding you back? Do you feel like you’re never good enough, and that you can’t do anything right? If so, know that you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world struggle with fear and anxiety on a daily basis. But don’t worry – there is hope. In this blog post, we will discuss the best ways for a person to overcome fear and anxiety. We will also provide some helpful tips and resources that can make the process of building your confidence a little bit easier. So if you’re ready to start taking control of your life, keep reading! Continue reading

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4 Tips to Better Understand People With Autism

Tips to understand autism

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) process information differently than other people. This can make it difficult for them to interact with their family members, school mates, work mates, and friends. However, by using the right tools and strategies, people with autism spectrum disorder can live happy, successful lives. It is essential to understand their unique needs to provide the necessary support. Here are four tips to help you better understand autism and how to work best with individuals who have an ASD diagnosis. Continue reading

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5 Mistakes A Therapist May Make When Treating Clients With PTSD

Therapy for PTSD

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health condition that may develop in individuals who have experienced or witnessed a very frightening or stressful event. A person with PTSD may have symptoms such as flashbacks of the traumatic event, severe mood swings, avoid people or places that are related to the event, angry outbursts, and self-destructive behavior. Treatment for PTSD aims to reduce these and other physical and emotional symptoms so that the affected individual can function better on a daily basis. Common treatments may include cognitive processing therapy, prolonged exposure therapy, neurological therapies, and medication. Continue reading

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5 Simple Lifestyle Changes That Benefit Your Mental Health

Mental health benefits of meditation

If you are looking to improve your mental health using simple, natural methods, there are a variety of options available to you. However, making healthy changes in your daily routine will likely have the most powerful effect. Many people have been able to improve how they feel and increase their quality of life without spending a ton of money. For the best results, stick with these recommendations for the long term unless you are instructed to do otherwise by your doctor. Continue reading

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Psychological Consequences of a Car Crash: 7 Ways a Lawyer Can Help You

psychological impact of a car crash

The psychological consequences of a car crash can be devastating. In the initial moments after the accident you may experience shock, terror, confusion, and disbelief. You may feel overwhelmed and frightened. You may not be able to think clearly or remember what happened. Continue reading

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What Should Mental Health and Medical Workers Wear When In The Hospital?

psychology of clothing in hospital

Mental health and medical workers are the backbone of any hospital. They provide care for patients who are often in need of support and compassion. It is important that these workers feel comfortable in their attire so they can do their jobs effectively. This article will discuss why appropriate clothing in so important in healthcare as well as some clothing options for mental health and medical workers in the hospital setting. Continue reading

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