Category Archives: Environmental Psychology

Articles on how our surroundings influence our thinking.

Prison and Mental Health

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An estimated 450 million people around the world are affected by behavioral and mental health conditions. However, the prevalence of mental health issues is especially high in prisons.  In this article we will consider four factors that directly contribute to the high rate of mental health disorders in prisons worldwide. We will also discuss the benefits of responding promptly to these pressing concerns. Continue reading

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9 Factors That Affect Your Mental Health

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People define mental health in different ways. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mental health is a state of well-being based on a person’s ability to realize their individual potential, cope with natural stressors, and ensure positive contributions to their work and community. An updated version of this definition includes several important aspects of mental health, depicting it as a ‘dynamic internal equilibrium’ that individuals seek to maintain when faced with challenging situations.  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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The Benefits of Vacations for Your Mental Health

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Have you gone on a trip recently? If you’ve been doing nothing but work work work, then chances are, a vacation is something that can help you.  While getting therapy from different outlets, including Regain.us, is beneficial, sometimes taking a break and going on vacation can really help you feel better and kickstart your mental health once again. How? Well, read on to find out! Continue reading

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The Psychology Of Colour In Safety Signs And Signals

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Signs are an essential method of communication all over the world, irrespective of the language which supports the imagery behind them. All safety signs follow a certain layout and incorporate set images to ensure they are understood by everyone. This is especially true within the workplace as signs promote safety and provide important instructions in case of emergency. Continue reading

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