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Psychology

Why Do We Get Anxiety Disorders?

October 30, 2022

There are different theories prevalent around what could be the possible reasons behind anxiety disorders. Biological, cognitive and sociocultural factors are some of the probable causes that can trigger anxiety disorders. […]

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Psychology

Anxiety: Its Symptoms and Disorders

October 30, 2022

Persistent feelings of panic, fear, anxiety, and worry that are caused due to unknown and untraceable reasons are called anxiety disorders. These can manifest themselves in various forms and intensity and can even worsen over time. […]

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Psychology

Understanding ADHD and Autism

October 29, 2022

Neurodevelopment disorders manifest themselves commonly as ADHD and ASD. These disorders show symptomatic behavior that might eventually result in intellectual and communication disorders. […]

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Psychology

Can Our Personalities Change?

October 28, 2022

According to the humanistic perspective, our personality is formed based on how we perceive and interpret the world. The social-cognitive approach combines both an emphasis on individual differences between people and their contextual situation. […]

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Psychology

Understanding Different Approaches to Personality

October 27, 2022

The psychodynamic/psychoanalytic theory describes personality as largely coming from and operating on an unconscious level. Researchers have to thus create measures that attempt to tap into the unconscious. These measures are called projective tests. […]

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Psychology

Personality Traits and Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory

October 27, 2022

The five traits of the Big Five model define our personality. However, there are critiques for this model. According to Freud’s psychoanalytic perspective, personality is made up of three different levels of consciousness or awareness. […]

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Psychology

Exploring the Various Personality Trait Theories

October 26, 2022

The trait perspective approach focuses on describing people in terms of their fundamental traits, meaning their relatively stable patterns of thinking, feeling, and acting. Within trait theory, the most commonly used model is the five-factor model. […]

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