Helpful Psychological Disorder Symptoms?

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Description: In “the old days” ( a couple of hundred years ago) the general understanding of fever (an above average body temperature) was a problem in and of itself. The fever was seen as the disease. Efforts were made to reduce the fever (cold compresses etc.) and sometimes it went away and the person got… Read more »

Depression – Rethinking Sadder But Wiser

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Description: For years when teaching in introductory psychology classes on the topic of depression I would mention that some research had suggested that depressed individuals might have a more realistic view of their place and situation in the world. In other words, that to NOT be depressed meant that you might be a little bit… Read more »