Category: Psychology

Chronic Alcoholism: Symptoms, Consequences And Treatments

The chronic alcoholism is characterized by habitual and repeated psychological difficulty to control the consumption of alcoholic beverages. A person with this addiction is highly dependent on alcohol and consumes it every day at dangerously high levels. In general, the deterioration in the ability to control alcohol consumption can be intermittent and very slight in

Spatial Intelligence: Characteristics, How To Develop It, Professions

The  spatial intelligence  is one of nine types of cognitive abilities described in the theory of multiple intelligences of Howard Gardner. It has to do with the ability to understand the environment, mentally manipulate three-dimensional objects, and the ability to internally visualize all kinds of objects, spaces and situations. According to Howard Gardner, spatial intelligence

Depersonalization Disorder: Symptoms, Causes

The depersonalization disorder  is a personality disorder characterized by experiencing severe feelings of unreality that dominate the life of the person and that prevent normal functioning in life. The sensations of depersonalization and derealization can be part of various disorders -as in acute stress disorder-, although when they are the main problem, the person meets

Why Do You Feel Sad? 6 Practical Solutions

Why are you sad? There can be several causes, although they can generally be divided into two: internal or external. Endogenous (internal) depression is caused by changes in the levels of neurotransmitters (serotonin) in the brain. Exogenous or reactive depression is the cause of external events – such as the death of a family member.

Concrete Thinking: Characteristics, Examples

The  concrete thinking is a kind of thinking literal that focuses on the physical world and its elements. It is considered the opposite of abstract thinking and people use it to reflect on facts, on the here and now, on physical objects, and on literal definitions. Concrete thinking, due to its fundamental importance for our