The Psychology Of Drug and Alcohol Use

Share List Motivation is the subjective value of a goal times the perceived likelihood of success. If there is no value despite the likelihood of success, there will be no motivation. If there is a huge value but little likelihood of success, then there will still be no motivation. Using drugs and/or alcohol is a […]

Types of Car Accidents

Share List Different Types of Car Accidents When it comes to car accidents, they and come in all shapes and sizes. Some types of car accidents are more likely than others and some put the driver and passengers of the vehicle at serious risk of injury. It is important to know a few of the […]

Warning Signs of a Bad Therapist

Share List Whether most people would admit it or not, it is the rare person that could not benefit with psychological counseling or therapy. The basic therapeutic process enables the individual to not only explore troubling issues but also to interact on a deeper level, learn to actually listen and develop the ability to empathize […]

What is Panic Disorder?

Share List Panic disorder is characterized by sudden, uncontrollable and repeated attacks of panic and fear that normally last for several minutes or longer. These episodes are called panic attacks, during which the individual experiences a fear of disaster or of losing control even when there is no real danger. Panic attacks often include intense […]

What Does It Mean to be Bipolar?

Share List Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy, activity levels and ability to think clearly. Moods are experienced as highs, known as mania, and lows, which manifest as some level of depression. These differ in intensity from what most people experience. The average age-of-onset is around […]

What Are Common Eating Disorders?

Share List Eating disorders are serious mental health disorders that are related to ongoing eating behaviors that negatively impact physical, mental and emotional health, affecting the individual’s ability to function in most, if not all, areas of life. Although they can develop later in life, eating disorders often begin in teenagers and young adults and […]