How the diagnosis of bipolar disorder keeps a person psychologically trapped?


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Individual, Psychology

If you have had even a minimal contact with books on psychology and psychiatry, it is impossible that you have not heard of bipolar disorder.  It was previously known by a more sinister name, manic-depressive illness.  The words, bipolar disorder, evoke a vivid imagery; manic-depressive illness is even more evocative!  The idea of a person […]

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May 12, 2018

Does social networking encourage jumping to conclusions?


All Writings, Observations, Psychology

What is Jumping to conclusions? Jumping to conclusions (officially the jumping conclusion bias, often abbreviated as JTC, and also referred to as the inference-observation confusion[1]) is a psychological term referring to a communication obstacle where one “judge[s] or decide[s] something without having all the facts; to reach unwarranted conclusions”.[2][3] In other words, “when I fail to distinguish between what I […]

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April 4, 2018

How the medical myth of drug treatments has created a whole culture?


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Psychology, Society

What is a myth?  A myth is a traditional story consisting of events that are ostensibly historical, though often supernatural, explaining the origins of a cultural practice or natural phenomenon.  The word “myth” is derived from the Greek word mythos (μῦθος), which simply means “story”.   Mythology can refer either to the study of myths, or to a body or collection of myths.  Myth can […]

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December 7, 2017

The book of human existence


All Writings, Individual, Observations, Society

There is the impossible task of asking of society to offer solutions to problems that society itself has produced, tolerated, or silently witnessed for so long.  When such a task is undertaken, there is the danger of quickly losing balance in any line of reasoning or with any argument.  As soon as a statement can […]

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November 18, 2017