Author: Juanita Agboola

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What is Resilience theory?

This blog aims to this blog aims to give you details on resilience theory. Resilience theory emphasizes that the intensity of the trauma does not matter as much as the way an individual deals with it matters. Resilience is the ability that helps an individual to bounce back when he faces distressing situations, unpleasant events […]

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Personality disorders, Mental Health

Paranoid personality disorder (A complete guide)

This guide will help to identify the symptoms of paranoid personality disorder, its causes, and also highlight its treatments, to give a piece of comprehensive knowledge about paranoid personality disorder.  What is paranoid personality disorder? Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) is an eccentric, personality-related psychological disorder, in which there is a strange perspective of thinking is involved. The […]

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What is orthorexia Nervosa?

Orthorexia, also known as orthorexia nervosa, is a harmful obsession with healthy eating. Those with orthorexia are often preoccupied with the cleanliness and purity of the food in their diet. This term, coined by American physician Steven Bratman in 1996, means fixation on healthful consumption. Individuals with orthorexia often find themselves scrutinizing every element in […]

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What is narcolepsy? (A complete guide)

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that is characterized by excessive, uncontrollable daytime sleepiness.  What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable daytime drowsiness and sudden sleep attacks. People with narcolepsy can experience sudden loss of muscle tone, which is known as cataplexy. Cataplexy can sometimes be triggered by strong emotions.  Unfortunately, […]

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Narcissism, Mental Health

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (11 point guide)

In this guide, the Narcissistic Personality Disorder personality will be explained along with the signs of Narcissistic Personality Disorder and the diagnostic criteria of Narcissistic Personality Disorder given in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder 5. What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Narcissistic Personality Disorder is not similar to a self-absorbed person.  In layman […]

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Insomnia (A 7 point guide)

Insomnia is a sleep disorder bringing persistent difficulties with falling, and staying, asleep. What is insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by having difficulty falling and/ or staying asleep. People with this condition usually have difficulty falling asleep, wake up often during the night, and have trouble going back to sleep. The […]

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INITIATIVE VS GUILT (A complete guide)

This article will briefly describe “Initiative vs. Guilt”, Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development, how children take and develop initiative, how children develop guilt, why balance is essential and what are the negative outcomes in initiative vs. guilt.  INITIATIVE VS GUILT: Erik Erikson has given the theory of psychosocial development in which the third stage is Initiative vs. […]

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Bipolar disorder, Mental Health

Hypomania (A complete guide)

This blog will be talking about the definition of hypomania, the definition of mania, the contents of a manic episode, the symptoms of mania, the symptoms of hypomania, manic behaviour, mania in bipolar disorder, signs of mania, the difference between mania and hypomania, the behaviour when in mania, and the treatment for these episodes. What […]

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Personality disorders, Mental Health

Dissociative identity disorder (A 5 point guide)

This blog will be about the concepts that constitute dissociative identity disorder which are the definition of dissociative, definition of multiple personality disorder, the diagnosis of a dissociative disorder, meaning of split personality disorder, the meaning of an identity disorder, the mental health of patients, the treatment of this psychological disorder, and the study of […]

Concrete operational stage
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Concrete operational stage (A 5 point guide)

What is Concrete operational stage? The concrete operational stage is the third stage in Piaget’s hypothesis of the subjective turn of events. This period occurs around the period of adolescence—it starts around age 7 and proceeds until roughly age 11—and is described by the advancement of thinking through the different stages of development that Piaget […]