There is nothing subtle about a panic attack. It comes on suddenly, unexpectedly, and intensely in the face of no real danger, and it can last for several minutes. This article covers the symptoms one might experience and why a complete psychological evaluation is strongly recommended.
The Forensic Psychologist
It is fascinating to watch forensic psychologists and FBI agents solve vicious crimes in popular movies such as Silence of the Lambs and Mr. Brooks. While investigating murders is a component of the profession, it is only one of the many areas where a forensic psychologist’s talents are utilized.
Have you ever used the wrong word in a sentence? This is often referred to as a Freudian slip. A Freudian slip, also called parapraxis, is a verbal mistake that reveals a repressed belief, thought, or emotion. Is it really an unconscious desire or wish, or could it just be a slip with no meaning?
We have all felt sad or blue at different times in our lives and it usually passes after a few days; but for some people, these feelings are more severe and last longer. Depending on the severity and duration of symptoms, a person may be diagnosed with one of these depressive disorders.
The False Self
Most of us present different sides of ourselves depending on the situation. It is necessary to live in a social world. But what happens when we lose the ability to express our authentic selves spontaneously and creatively all or most of the time? When can our “false self” become unhealthy?
Orthorexia - An Unhealthy Obsession
In order to slim down and avoid obesity-related medical issues, people have felt pressure to modify their eating habits in some way. But what happens when a person becomes too consumed with healthy eating? Can too much of a good thing be bad?
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