Psychology

Stress

March 9, 2015 Hygiene path 0

Stress is a term in psychology and biology, borrowed from physics and engineering and first used in the biological context in the 1930s, which has in more recent decades become commonly used in popular parlance. […]

Agoraphobia
Psychology

Agoraphobia

March 9, 2015 Hygiene path 0

Agoraphobia (from Greek ἀγορά, “marketplace”; and φόβος/φοβία, -phobia) is an anxiety disorder defined as a morbid fear of having a panic attack or panic-like symptoms in a situation from which it is perceived to be […]

Depression
Psychology

Depression (mood)

March 9, 2015 Hygiene path 0

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behaviour, feelings and physical well-being. Depressed people may feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, or […]

Psychology

Mental disorder

March 9, 2015 Hygiene path 0

A mental disorder or mental illness is a psychological or behavioral pattern generally associated with subjective distress or disability that occurs in an individual, and which is not a part of normal development or culture. […]

Psychology

Psychology

March 2, 2015 Hygiene path 0

Clinical Clinical psychology includes the study and application of psychology for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically-based distress or dysfunction and to promote subjective well-being and personal development. Central to its practice are […]