This article was originally written for the Summit Daily News and ran in the March 19, 2016 edition, it has been edited. The placebo effect is generally defined as a treatment that has no known effect on a person’s health
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There is an ongoing, fundamental debate in psychology that has to do with the topic of nature and nurture on development. This debate pertains to factors of development. Nature are the biological factors like DNA, body chemistry, and human biology.
When studying the diagnosis mental health disorders it is essential to remember two crucial elements. First, the context of the abnormal behaviors, Second, is that the there is a vast continuum of mental health disorders pertaining to severity. When looking at
When making a diagnosis of a mental health disorder it is extremely important to look at the context of the person’s entire life. While many mental health disorders expand far beyond the everyday circumstances of life, and dive to much
As a person who frequently finds himself overwhelmed, stressed and frustrated, I am often looking for a good prescription for dealing with and preventing mental anguish. Stress takes a toll on virtually everyone at some time or another. In my
Are you technology addicted? Take the following technology addiction quiz to determine if, or how addicted you are to technology. Read more about Technology Addiction from Free Psychology Help! When taking this quiz, think of technology as anything with
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