BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

BIOLOGICAL FACTOR

n. Anything which affects the function and behavior of a living organism. Internally, this factor can be a physical, physiological, chemical, neurological, or genetic...

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population

Shiraev & Levy (2013) defines culture as, “A set of attitudes, behaviors, and symbols shared by a large group of people and usually communicated...

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

the study of the basic principles, problems and methods that underlie the science of psychology. Includes human development, emotions, motivation, learning, senses, perception, thinking,...

How Does Lamictal Work On Depression?

Depression is characterized by feelings of being overwhelmed that make it difficult to live a normal life. Because the disorder affects each person differently,...

Drugs that Increase Dopamine for Depression

Dopamine is one of your body's main happy hormones. It is released in excess when you are in love, when you laugh, and after...

MUSTURBATION

first proposed by U.S. psychotherapist Albert Ellis (1913 - ), musturbation is the tendency for an individual to meet often perfectionist and difficult targets...

Psychological Effects of Child Abandonment

There are two different, though equally devastating, ways a child can be abandoned - physically and emotionally. Physical abandonment occurs when one or more...

Can my primary care physician prescribe me antidepressants?

Treating depression is tricky. It is estimated that some 350 million people are suffering from depression worldwide. There are multiple causes and the path...

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