Freud Conformity

According to Sigmund Freud, sublimation is a psychological process people undergo as they try to suppress inner desires so that they can be accepted in the society. Freud describes sublimation as the eccentric change from suppression and defeat to civilized behavior. In his view, Freud believes that human beings are selfish and fundamentally antisocial Read more >>

Treatment for Bipolar I

Current paper examines DSM-IV-TR Bipolar I disorder and methods of its treatment. DSM-IV-TR Bipolar I disorder is defined by periodic change of mild (depression) and serious (mania) mood. Occurrences can be mainly depressive or manic, with normal and stable temper between occurrences Read more >>

Neurophysiological and Evolutionary Theories

Running head: NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY THEORIES 1. The questions of the nature of human thinking and learning always possessed very important place in the history of science. Since the time when Aristotle made an attempt to understand and explain what is a soul (in his work On the Soul,which was the first psychological treatise in human history), psychology was based on general positions of philosophy Read more >>

Popular Press vs. Peer Reviewed Articles

Running head: POPULAR PRESS VS. PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES. It is necessary to compare and contrast the writing style and information content of two different sources regarding the same psychological issue Read more >>

Altruism Project

Altruism refers to the genuine and selfless concern for the well-being of others. It stems from a personal interest of doing well and seeing others excel and do well in their tasks. My chosen path to express altruism was participating in various volunteer groups around my home area to help young disadvantaged children have a better life in terms of availing my time, resources and giving them a sense of love by playing and spending time with them Read more >>

The Therapeutic Alliance

Behavioral changes occur in psychodynamic psychotherapy through two processes, which are a perception of the cognitive and affective processes emanating from the childhood (defense mechanisms), along with understanding the conflict relations that have emerged in the patient with the most important objects in childhood, along with their resurrection in the relationship with a therapist (transfer) Read more >>