Category Archives: Coping mechanisms

ECT

Introduction to Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT), how it is used today and an evaluation. Biological Approach-Orientated Treatment Electric shock treatment, or ECT, is one of the more controversial of psychological treatments, perhaps seconded only by lobotomy. Its origins, and effect in … Continue reading

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Anger Management: Techniques to Calm Down

Anger management is one of the many methods used in psychotherapy to address issues which could lead to uncontrollable rage and much worse scenarios. Being angry for instance is a normal or natural emotion. Anyone could experience the intense emotion … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight Response Revision Quiz LINK

https://www.psychologistworld.com/stress/fight-flight-response-revision-quiz.php

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Stress Management

Stress management encompasses techniques intended to equip a person with effective coping mechanisms for dealing with psychological stress. Definition of stress: Stress management defines stress precisely as a person’s physiological response to an external stimulus that triggers the “fight-or-flight” reaction. … Continue reading

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Unconscious Ideas

Now I turn to unconscious ideas. Deriving them was not easy. Some emotions occur three times ; for example, self-pity occurs on its own, as a mode of jealousy, and as a mode of guilt, and each one produces a … Continue reading

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Emotion: Unconscious Ideas The unconscious and emotions.

  The mental concept that is associated with an emotion actually creates the boundaries of that emotion. If the mental concept changes, the emotion does not change ; instead, it fades away and a different emotion arises, one that fits … Continue reading

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Model of Emotions More information on emotions.

Emotions are partly derived from feelings. To explain how this derivation occurs I use a model of consciousness that is a traditional one: consciousness has three modes, those of will, mind, and feeling. Past variations on this model substituted action … Continue reading

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Emotion Guide

Why do people and animals experience emotions, and what makes us experience different types of emotions. Ian Heath looks at emotional states, the link between the sub-conscious and our feelings. The analysis of emotions has been ineffectual up till now … Continue reading

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Multi-Store Memory Model

How does our memory function? Find out the stages of remembering. An explanation of how we remember One popular theory of how we remember was proposed by Richard Atkinson and Richard Shiffrin in 1968. It proposed that the human memory is … Continue reading

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Personality Type Test Link

Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud theorised that our personality development is based on childhood events and labelled personality types such as analy retentive and oral. Discover your Freudian personality type with this test. PermalinkPrint  |   Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud theorised that our personality development … Continue reading

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