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A Guide to Psychology and its Practice

Clinical Issues Menu

Anger: Insult, Revenge, and Forgiveness — how to manage anger

Becoming a Nonsmoker – motivation and advice

Borderline Personality Disorder – coping with the symptoms

Boundaries – what makes healthy boundaries

Death and the Seduction of Despair – a Lacanian analysis of Edgar Allan Poe’s story, The Purloined Letter

Depression and Suicide – repressed anger, child abuse, and suicidal fantasies

Diagnosis in Clinical Psychology – compared to medical diagnosis

Dream Interpretation – theories and guidelines

Fear of Psychotherapy – what keeps people from seeking help

Fear of Flying: Information – symptoms and general information

Fear of Flying: Treatment – treatment options

Forgiveness — its psychology and its role in reconciliation

Honesty in Psychological Treatment – truth and lies

Hypnosis and Cognitive Psychology – expectancy and self-sabotage

Medical Factors Affecting Psychology – medical causes of mental distress

Medication Issues – side effects and consumer responsibility

Personality – Ego States and Multiple Personalities

Psychological Testing – benefits and cautions

Reasons to Consult a Psychologist – including DSM-IV disorders

Repressed Memories – the controversy and the facts

The Psychology of “Stress” – what stress really is

Three Short Tales from the Psych Ward

Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – causes, coping strategies, and treatment options

Types of Psychological Treatment – theories and practical approaches

The Unconscious – working with it to facilitate psychological change


A Guide to Psychology and its Practice

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