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Chicago, Illinois - The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has officially confirmed what many people thought all along: taking ‘selfies’ is a mental disorder. The APA made this classification during its annual board of directors meeting in Chicago. The disorder is called selfitis, and is defined as the obsessive compulsive desire to...
There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner - the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near.  And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return - the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time.  Wait, weren’t you going to try...
#5. Depressed People Are Constantly Miserable and Alone DPhoto/iStock/Getty Images Despite what we see in pop culture, depression is not a constant parade of doom and despair. That's one of the reasons people have so much trouble noticing that their friend is depressed -- how could Steve be depressed when he hosted...
Doctors have been prescribing books to help treat patients with depression in hopes that reading will help them find connections. Under a new program that launched in June by Britain’s National Health Service, primary care physicians may recommend specific titles to patients diagnosed with mild to moderate depression. “Bibliotherapy” is based in part on research...
If I was creating my own reality, it was a crappy one. Things looked good from the outside, but inside it was depressing as a bologna sandwich. Even though I couldn’t afford the luxury of negative thoughts, they kept multiplying. It was like playing Whack-a-Mole. There are many very good...
Dreams are thoughts, emotions and the images shaped by them, which are encountered when asleep. One has dreams during the rapid eye movement sleep. Various theories on dream interpretations exist but the real purpose of dreams is still unknown. Dreams are closely associated with human psychology. Research shows that...
Antisocial personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of a disregard for other people’s rights, often crossing the line and violating those rights. It usually begins in childhood or as a teen and continues into their adult lives. Antisocial personality disorder is often referred to as psychopathy or sociopathy...
Would we be happier if we got the balance right? Probably not! We cling to the fantasy of work-life balance because it’s hard to admit that we can’t stay on top of the many demands we face. We prefer to imagine that there’s a recipe for holding it all together. So...
4 tips to help you make up your mind "Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will." ~ Warren Farrell 'Fear of commitment' is a well-known phrase. We hear it in the media, as well as use it to describe ourselves...
What Is Cognitive Dissonance? People tend to seek consistency in their beliefs and perceptions. So what happens when one of our beliefs conflicts with another previously held belief? The term cognitive dissonance is used to describe the feeling of discomfort that results from holding two conflicting beliefs. When there is...