Category: Psychology

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How to treat a psychopath?

Psychopathic  personality, besides being a legal problem is a behavioral disorder and social problem. Hardened measures in form of capital punishment, imprisonment of psychopaths or depriving them of essential needs don’t show favorable results. Proper...

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Biological basis of psychopathic disorder

Because the psychopaths impulsiveness, acting out and intolerance of discipline tend to appear early in life, several investigators have focused on the role of constitutional deficiencies as causative factors in antisocial personality disturbances. Malfunctioning...

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The Psychopathic Personality

Psychopathic Personality is characterized by impulsive irresponsible actions satisfying only immediate and narcissistic interests without concern for curious and implicit social consequences (APA). The following are four types of antisocial behavior – Sociopathic or...

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Is Drug therapy effective in Mood Disorders?

Drugs in Mood Disorders: During the last decade clinicians have made significant progress in developing both biological and psychological treatments for mood disorders. Drug Treatment for Depressive Disorders – Drugs have been used to...

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Psychological causes of Bipolar Disorders

Because biological causes appear to play a larger role in bipolar disorders than in unipolar depression psychological and environmental factors have not been emphasized as explanations of bipolar disorder. One early psychoanalytic theory suggested...

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Beck’s Cognitive Triad

One of the most influential theories of depression is Aaron Beck’s (1987) cognitive theory. According to this theory, vulnerability to depression develops during childhood when basic beliefs about the self are formulated. Beck says...

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How to stop yourself from being critical?

You can conquer your habit of criticising someone and everyone. The challenge is to go 24 hours without a single critical remark or thought. Critical temptations don’t count; these are thoughts that bloom into...

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How to bear criticism?

First- Don’t relate your ego with the issue of your behaviour being criticised. Don’t start defending yourself right from the beginning. Listen rather than speaking all along. Second step is to evaluate the criticism...

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The right way to criticise someone

A second thought must be given before uttering the word of criticism. Anything said or behaved can’t be reversed back. So, the direction and intent of the barrel of criticism must be checked and...