Sunday, June 25, 2017
Supporting Men > Psychology

#Difference #Psychoanalysis #Psychotherapy

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/headshrinkers-guide-the-galaxy/201706/the-difference-between-psychoanalysis-and-psychotherapy So, to use the swimming metaphor, some people need an approach that helps them face and work with the fact that, at least in part, they don’t want to learn to swim. They may be frightened of moving forward or do not want to do the hard work it would

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#Depression #Anxiety

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/panic-life/201706/depression-anxiety-two-sides-coin I identified the most with having anxiety. But there were times when I fell into depressive episodes. I felt listless, I slept too much, I didn't want to get out of bed. Depression is sneaky and it convinces us not to try. I asked my psychiatrist about how depression factors

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#Some #People #Have #Difficult #Relationships

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201706/why-some-people-just-have-difficult-relationships According to Ricco and Sierra, avoidantly-attached individuals should be less able to handle conflict for several reasons. First of all, they have a distrustful view of others, figuring that they’re not really all that loyal or caring. Secondly, they’re not as good at gauging how other people feel. Finally, avoidant

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#Psychology #Ignore #Deniers #Climate #Science #Trump #Self-interest

http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/93310922/the-psychology-of-climate-change-denial-why-sceptics-refuse-to-believe-the-science Some sceptics will never be convinced - and the scientists say they may be best ignored. "There are the extreme views where nothing you say makes any difference, and they'll just make up reasons to believe what they want to believe. That's what we find. And it's just pointless arguing with

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#Mental #Health #Disorders #Misunderstood

http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/misunderstood-mental-health-disorders.html/?a=viewall Obsessive-compulsive disorder When most people think of obsessive-compulsive disorder, they think of someone who’s a total neat-freak or perfectionist. In reality, OCD is much more than a quirky tic, habit, or desire to be perfect. “Symptoms of OCD can range from what we’ve seen on television — like obsessive washing of

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#USA #Voters #Trapped #Religion #Bias #AntiSecular

http://www.psypost.org/2017/05/study-uncovers-candidates-level-religiosity-can-impact-support-among-voters-48971 “The results have a number of implications for American politics,” Castle said. “First, they suggest that there is still a strong bias against secular candidates. In particular, we saw that Republicans had sharply negative reactions to the secular Republican candidate — in this treatment, the effect of party identification on

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#Anxiety #Depression #PTSD #Occupational #Stress

http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/anxiety/depression-anxiety-and-ptsd-are-influenced-by-occupation/article/656164/ For instance, a study found high rates of PTSD and depression in firefighters.8 Likewise, approximately 100,000 active police officers in the United States suffer from PTSD, and many also live with the comorbidities of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.9 Research from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

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#NewYork #State #medical #marijuana #post-traumatic #stress #disorder #PTSD

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/05/11/new-york-state-adds-ptsd-to-medical-marijuana-program-will-menstrual-cramps-be-next/#762be6b01108 New York State has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, but it may be starting to loosen up. A bi-partisan bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition passed the Senate Health Committee and now waits on Senate approval. “I am grateful

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