Abnormal Psychology

Learn about abnormal behaviors.

Misophonia: The Reason Why Noisy Eating Makes You Feel Irritated

Misophonia

What is misophonia?  Do you feel angry when you hear someone clicking keyboard, breathing nasal, water bottle squeezing, or dog’s barking? Actually, you’re not alone. There are some people like you who feel the same. However, such feeling of irritation is due to a condition called misophonia. What is misophonia? Misophonia is a mental disorder that …

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How Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Develops And Treated?

Post-traumatic stress disorder

What is post-traumatic stress disorder? A Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a psychological disorder that develops after an individual experiences a scary or dangerous event. Most of us may have had shocking experiences in our lives. But we managed to let go as the time goes by. However, some people behave differently. Instead of …

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Six Reasons Why Individuals Choose Suicide: Why People Kill Themselves

Suicide

Why people commit suicide? In spite of several movements around the world to lessen suicide, it remains the 15th leading cause of death in 2012. And seventy-five percent of those suicide incidents happened among low-income countries. But the question is, what makes people kill themselves? Dr. Wendy Boring-Bray in her article listed six of the most …

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: How Do You Know You Have OCD?

How do you know you have obsessive-compulsive disorder? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the disruptive behaviors that impairs a person’s functioning. People who have this type of abnormal behavior found their actions disturbing and seemingly unmanageable. How do we know that a person suffers OCD? Before answering this question, let me define what obsessive …

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