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Archive for June 2015

Beliefs

When people’s cherished beliefs are threatened by hard facts, they shift the justifications for what they belief, turning to unfalsifiable arguments. Psychologists say this can make people’s beliefs increasingly hard to challenge.

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Falling, Flying or being naked: what our dreams really mean

Although there is some debate about the function and importance of our dreams, they are largely considered to be a powerful portent of our unconscious thoughts. The interpretation of dreams goes back as far as ancient Greek and Egyptian civilisations, but in the 20th century, two predominant […]

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Psychosis and personality traits

The psychological tendencies responsible for the symptoms of psychosis are not the prerogative of the clinically psychotic. On the contrary they are a natural feature of the human condition, present in everyone to a greater or lesser degree. Just as people differ in extraversion, intelligence and prone […]

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Existential Therapy

Writers such as Jean-Paul Sartre have had a huge influence on some psychologists. A psychologist with existential beliefs does no agree with labelling patients, since humans are ever changing being who cannot be defined in such a categorical manner. Sartre did not agree that emotions were merely […]

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The paradox of psychosis

There are few who have not on occasion felt the press of irrational thought, been tempted into unwarranted belief, or experienced the highs and lows of inexplicable mood. However, it is when these experiences pass beyond some threshold of acceptability, both for the person and for others, […]

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