Tag: Psychology

Free Live Webinar: Learn All About Passive Aggressiveness

Some of the attributable causes to these destructive behaviors can be upbringing, where direct expression of emotion wasn’t allowed. Fear of being assertive or open emotionally can lead to passive aggressively expressing emotions. Three Take-A-Ways From ‘Passive Aggressiveness’ Webinar: Viewers will learn what Passive Aggressiveness really is. Viewers will learn how Passive Aggressive traits manifest […]

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Podcast: Simple Psychology Explanations with Dr. Ali Mattu

Do you enjoy watching YouTube videos on psychology and mental health topics?  But are you tired of wading through all the mindless fluff, meaningless new-age jargon, and overly pedantic lectures?  There is a better option out there – The Psych Show, created by Dr. Ali Mattu.   It might seem frivolous, but YouTube videos aren’t going […]

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Suicide Rates Are Rising, But Nobody Really Knows Why

So why this significant rise in the suicide rate? Thoughts of suicide are usually a serious, often un-diagnosed symptom of clinical depression. For some, these thoughts turn into devising a plan and even making an attempt. People who die by suicide are usually suffering from depression and aren’t getting adequate — or in some cases, […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Psychologist vs a Psychiatrist?

Psychologists Psychologists are professionals who have an advanced educational degree called a doctorate. A doctorate takes most people at least five years to complete after undergraduate studies at a college or university. We call psychologists who study and specialize in helping people with mental illness, personality, family, relationships, and psychological concerns clinical psychologists, because their […]

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Growing Beyond Labels: We are Not Simply a Disorder

Human beings are complicated and wonderfully complex organisms. So complicated, in fact, that our basic understanding of the brain’s functions is still at its earliest stages. We think we might know a person once we hear a label. “Oh, she’s an accountant.” “He went to Harvard.” “Yeah, I know, she has schizophrenia.” As though that […]

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Can a Single TV Show Influence a Presidential Election?

We know from past social psychology research that television shows can and do have an impact on voter attitudes. Research conducted in 2005 by Matthew Baum and another study conducted in 2010 (Parkin, 2010) demonstrated that “when presidential candidates appear on televised comedy shows, they are able to have an unusual impact on otherwise disengaged […]

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