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Lessons From Psychology for Healthier, Happier Life

November 6, 2022

A positive mindset leaves a strong impact on an individual’s overall health. Psychology can help unravel the lesser known truths about happiness. With varied research studies offering detailed insights, it is proven how one can have a better and longer life. […]

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How Our Mindset Influences Our Health and Body

November 5, 2022

The way we think of certain things has its direct bearing on everything. Our perceptions define not just our thoughts and beliefs, but our health as well. A positive attitude is conducive to better health, while negative expectations have negative outcomes. […]

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The Decision-tree Model of Helping

November 5, 2022

The decision-tree model of helping proposes that providing help to someone in an emergency requires making a series of decisions. These steps range from noticing an emergency to finally providing help. […]

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Alternatives to Psychotherapy: Drug Therapy and ECT

November 4, 2022

Drug therapy and ECT can serve as effective alternatives to psychotherapy, yet they pose some threat because of their side effects. However, drug therapy in combination with talk therapy can be particularly helpful for people. […]

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Altruism: A Complicated Series of Decisions

November 4, 2022

People who can easily put themselves in someone else’s shoes engage in more altruistic behavior. The decision-tree model suggests that there are a series of steps involved when providing help. […]

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Behavior Therapy and Counter Conditioning

November 3, 2022

Behaviorism is a method of psychotherapy that aims at encouraging an individual to break free from maladaptive behavior and replace the same with more constructive behavioral patterns. […]

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How Effective Is Psychotherapy?

November 2, 2022

Psychotherapy claims to restore mental well-being. Clinicians advise therapies to individuals suffering from mental and psychological health issues since their assuring presence can lead to a significant impact and positive outcome. […]

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The Different Types of Psychotherapy

November 1, 2022

Psychotherapies can be of different types, varying in their views, approaches and goals. With time, psychoanalysis rooted in childhood regressions has evolved into cognitive behavioral therapy that offers a more holistic approach. […]

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The Different Types of Mood Disorders

October 31, 2022

Psychological disorders that bring about a prolonged shift in mood, engulfing an individual with long stretches of sorrow and irritability are mood disorders. Since the symptoms are as different as its varieties, they often go unnoticed. […]

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