Mental Health

Narcissism and Empathy

Narcissism and Empathy

Narcissism is essentially a problem of lack of empathy Narcissism is essentially a problem of lack of empathy. Empathy is vital for cooperation and friendship. Without empathy, there would be no humanity – just a world of disparate individuals without the social glue to hold them together. Empathy is an experience of understanding another person’s…

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What is a Nervous Breakdown

Nervous Breakdown what is it?

What is a Nervous Breakdown or Mental Breakdown ?  Nervous breakdown and mental breakdown are very outdated terms still used by the lay person typically describing emotional or physical stress that makes someone unable to function in day-to-day life. Though once used as umbrella term for a wide range of mental illnesses, mental health professionals…

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Eliminate Self-Defeating Behaviors

Eliminate Self-Defeating Behaviors

Eliminate Self-Defeating Behaviors Promote Healthy Life Giving Behaviors Using Your Personality Strengths What Are Self-Defeating Behaviors  Self-defeating behaviors are on-going unhealthy negative patterns of behaviors such as the following:  stress reactions, negative binge thinking, smoking, self-medicating, substance abuse, poor nutrition, overweight, inactive lifestyle, emotional eating, poor sleep hygiene, toxic relationships, co-dependency, anger, perfectionism, Type A…

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Therapy for Depression

Therapy for Depression. How does it Help ?

How Does Psychotherapy Help Those with Depression? There are several scientifically proven approaches to therapy for depression that help people recover. These include cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and psychodynamic.  Psychotherapy for depression offers people the opportunity to identify the factors that contribute to their depression and to deal effectively with the psychological, behavioral, cognitive, emotional, interpersonal, and…

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