Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

psychology

What is detachment disorder?

What is detachment disorder?

What is detachment disorder? Do you sometimes feel as if you are on the outside looking in? Do you tend to put up emotional barriers to stop other people getting too close? Are there times when you lack empathy for what others are going through […]

Reactive attachment disorder

Reactive attachment disorder

Reactive Attachment Disorder is the result of a child not forming a secure attachment to a primary parent or caregiver before the age of five. The lack of an early relationship where the child’s basic needs of food, shelter, warmth, and nurturing aren’t being met […]

Cognitive Behavioural therapy vs traditional counselling

Cognitive Behavioural therapy vs traditional counselling

Mental health awareness and progress has come a long way from the rudimentary interventions once used. Electroconvulsive therapy used to be all the rage but nowadays we use more civilised forms of therapy such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). Both have […]

Research: Sexual Regret and Mental Health

Research: Sexual Regret and Mental Health

Sexual Regret and Mental Health (Study reference: R58888/RE001) What is the purpose of this research? Research shows that a large number of young women regret at least one consensual sexual encounter, but it is not clear whether this impacts on individual’s wellbeing. We are interested […]

Hoovering techniques narcissists use

Hoovering techniques narcissists use

Narcissists have many strategies to assist them in controlling others. Some of these techniques are more subtle than others but they all leave the victims feeling unsettled with a vague feeling that something isn’t right. Hoovering is one technique narcissists use to manipulate and control. […]

How to detect lies

How to detect lies

In a new book, “Spy the Lie,” three former CIA officers share decades of experience in recognizing deceptive behavior and how you can apply their methods to everyday work situations. 1. Start by asking neutral questions. By asking someone basic, non-threatening questions, you are able to observe […]

Are some people born evil?

Are some people born evil?

There are many theories about why humans commit unspeakable evil, but none of them are particularly comforting. If the childhoods of serial killers are filled with abuse and hardship, then they can appear to be victims of painful circumstances. But if society isn’t to blame […]

The facts on infant mental health

The facts on infant mental health

An infographic by the team at Westcan Personnel



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