Mental Assessment & Diagnostic Manual for Women

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As I have mentioned here before, I will be doing a Psychology Reform project and it is this website that you are currently on. One of my goals for this reform project is to create a better diagnostic manual for WOMEN’s mental health—and specifically for women’s mental health— due to differences in history and in experience that makes women a …

Bullying: Traits Within Sexism

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Bullying is a behavior based on a “pre-observed/pre-determined” intent where one person (the bully) turns the other person (the bullied) into “his”  “bad intent” as to continue to follow that intent as it lands on the bullied person… where in doing so, the “bully’s” intent starts to become “good” and the “bullied” becomes a person who is viewed as one …

The Sexual Myth of Trusting Your Self-Confidence!

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rust is the confidence that one has in his/her own judgement as it pertains to one’s self. The more confident that I am in my own judgement, the less that I have been abused (or the more that I had to work to restore it if I was ever abused). And the less that I have been abused, the more …

When Suicide does Not Add Up

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ate Spade and Anthony Bourdain committed suicide recently on two separate occasions. So, we have a lot of people talking about suicide lately: what makes a person commit suicide (in order that we may come in at the last minute and prevent it)? Why do celebrities commit suicide (in order that we may twist the story as to make it …

Resistance and Desire

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o want and to NOT want are two things that may seem to be clearly different within our physical existence as one is able to express in action that which they like/not like. When it comes to our mental health, however, we have a past that builds itself into the present as we understand ourselves to have a future. As …

Feminizing Dsm-5: Definition of Social Anxiety Disorder

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DMS-5: Definition of Social Anxiety Disorder The Current DSM-5 Definition: A. A persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations in which the person is exposed to unfamiliar people or to possible scrutiny by others. The individual fears that he or she will act in a way (or show anxiety symptoms) that will be embarrassing and humiliating. Above, …

Scared and Fearful

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Many psychological disorders are in relation to one feeling fearful or scared. There is a difference between feeling scared and being fearful. To be scared is an issue related to the unexpected. Hence, a person might be scared of snakes due to the fact that the person does not know how a snake will react to him/her. In addition, feeling …