Category Archives: Abnormal Psychology

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

Can Cosmetic Procedures Boost Your Confidence?

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With the advancements in medical technology, cosmetic procedures have become less invasive and more affordable than ever before. Plastic surgery is no longer just for movie stars and supermodels as people of all different ages are choosing to undergo body cosmetic procedures to enhance their looks, boost their self-confidence, and even gain a competitive edge in their careers. Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Life Despite Having Serious Health Problems

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It is not unusual for people with chronic physical illnesses to also contend with emotional and mental health problems. For example, many people with a physical illness like cancer or diabetes also suffer from mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Mental health concerns may develop when a individual feels extremely worried about his or her situation, helpless to make any positive changes, and hopeless about the future. In this article we will share some tips on how you can remain positive and enjoy life despite having serious health problems. Continue reading

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Can Bipolar Disorder Increase Your Risk of Addiction? 

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It is not uncommon for people with bipolar disorder to also struggle with addiction. But what is the connection between these two conditions? Can bipolar disorder actually increase your risk of substance addiction? And if it does, what can we do to reduce that risk? In this post, we will explore the answers to these questions and more.  Continue reading

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How Dietary Supplements Can Positively Impact Your Mental Health

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Good mental health is linked with regular physical exercise and a balanced diet. However, many people find it difficult to eat a healthy diet due to limited a busy schedule or limited access to fresh foods. Interestingly, some dietary supplements may help health conscious individuals to get the nutrition and mental health boost they desire. A few of these supplements are mentioned below. Continue reading

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7 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Physical and Mental Wellness 

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For many people, being super busy has become a lifestyle. That’s what normal looks like in this day and age when a full schedule is considered a symbol of success and fulfillment. You should always have something to do and you should always be laser focused on achieving your career goals. While individuals with this mindset may believe that working non-stop now will pay off handsomely in the future, reality may be far different from what they think. Continue reading

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4 Daily Habits That Can Boost Your Mental Health

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Many people lead such busy lives that they often forget to check on the status of their mental health. Ironically, it is this tendency to put mental health way down on our list of priorities that mental health issues are becoming such a major cause for concern today. However, there are ways you can gradually improve your mental health while focusing on other activities and events that matter to you. Check out these four healthy habits that can boost your mental health over time even if you aren’t aware of it. Continue reading

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