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What Is Rejection Sensitivity?

What Is Rejection Sensitivity?

While no one likes rejection, some people are especially aversive to it. While no one enjoys being rejected, some people are more sensitive to social rejection than others. Individuals who […]

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Rejection kills

The brain makes no distinction between a broken bone and an aching heart. That’s why social exclusion needs a health warning. The psychologist Naomi Eisenberger describes herself as a mutt […]

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Common Misconceptions About Psychotherapy

What you can and cannot expect from psychotherapy In my experience consulting with patients who are considering whether or not to pursue psychotherapy to improve their mental health, the path […]

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Hypochondria Explained

“Oh, don’t be a hypochondriac.” Chances are that you’ve heard something like that before, so you have a general sense of what hypochondria is. However, it’s a serious medical condition, […]

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Agoraphobia is an Anxiety Disorder

The stereotypical agoraphobic is someone who never leaves their house because they are afraid of crowds. While that is one type of agoraphobia, there is a lot more to the […]

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How the Body and Mind Talk To One Another

Have you ever been startled by someone suddenly talking to you when you thought you were alone? Even when they apologise for surprising you, your heart goes on pounding in […]

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What Is Hypnosis?

Hypnosis Applications, Effects, and Myths What exactly is hypnosis? While definitions can vary, the American Psychological Association describes hypnosis as a cooperative interaction in which the participant responds to the […]

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How Individual Therapy Works

Individual therapy is a form of therapy in which the client is treated on a one-on-one basis with a therapist. The most popular form of therapy, individual therapy may encompass […]

What Is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

What Is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. Essentially, low ability people do not […]