Psychology

News and stories on psychology, human thinking, behavior, and feelings as individuals as well as members of the larger society.

What is mythomania?

Lying by omission to make your life easier, embellishing reality to impress someone, we...

How to support a friend going through a divorce

Processing a divorce is often one of the worst trials for a human being...

How to recognize a sociopath

The term sociopath is used to describe a person with an antisocial personality disorder. A...

Gaslighting: the manipulation technique of narcissists

Gaslighting is a very subtle manipulation technique, typical of narcissistic relationships, that ultimately allows...

Being nice to others could help relieve stress

What if kindness, sympathy, and sociability were very effective responses to the negative effects...

Fear of school (the reason why your child may refuse to go to school)

The fear of school, often known as school phobia, is defined as an illogical...

Fear of flying (aerophobia) – causes, symptoms, and treatment

For many, flying is synonymous with vacation and relaxation, while for others, less fortunate,...

Nosophobia: causes, symptoms, and treatment

As the name suggests, nosophobia is a phobia, which corresponds to an irrational fear of contracting a...

Hemophobia or fear of blood: what causes it and how it is treated

Hemophobia refers to the fear of blood. This phobia, which results in a visceral fear of...

Claustrophobia: causes, symptoms, and treatment

Claustrophobia can be defined as a feeling of anxiety linked to a fear of being enclosed in a confined...