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Personality test based on Jung and Briggs Myers typology. How we change what others think, believe, feel and do. Which Way is She turning? – [IQTest] — Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome - By Dr. William Dement. Updated February 26, 1999 Please see our updated article about delayed sleep phase syndrome on the new Stanford Sleep and Dreams website.

Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome - By Dr. William Dement

What is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS)? It is a disorder in which the major sleep episode is delayed by 2 or more hours of the desired bedtime. This causes difficulty awakening at the desired time. What are the symptoms? Complaint of insomnia or excessive sleepiness inability to fall asleep at the desired time inability to wake up at the desired time Depression may be present This sleep pattern has been present for 3 months Associated features: The DSPS patients are usuall perplexed that they cannot find a way to fall asleep more quickly. They often describe sleeping pills in normal doses as having little or no effect in helping them fall asleep. DSPS patients typically are "owls" or "night people" and say they feel and function best and are more alert during the late evening and night hours.

At what age does DSPS begin to show up? Adolescents and DSPS. Freud's *The Interpretation of Dreams* Chapter 1, Section D. Back to Psych Web Home Page Back to The Interpretation of Dreams Table of Contents D. Why Dreams Are Forgotten After Waking That a dream fades away in the morning is proverbial. It is, indeed, possible to recall it. The forgetting of dreams is treated in the most detailed manner by Strumpell. In the first place, all those factors which induce forgetfulness in the waking state determine also the forgetting of dreams. . * Periodically recurrent dreams have been observed repeatedly. According to Strumpell, other factors, deriving from the relation of the dream to the waking state, are even more effective in causing us to forget our dreams. Finally, we should remember that the fact that most people take but little interest in their dreams is conducive to the forgetting of dreams.

Top 10 Bizarre Mental Disorders - Top 10 Lists. Health Mental disorders effect millions of people in the world and can lead to years of psychotherapy.

Top 10 Bizarre Mental Disorders - Top 10 Lists

In some cases, the psychological problem suffered is extremely rare or bizarre. This is a list of the ten most bizarre mental disorders. Stockholm syndrome is a psychological response sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of sympathy, loyalty or even voluntary compliance with the hostage taker, regardless of the risk in which the hostage has been placed. The syndrome is also discussed in other cases, including those of wife-beating, rape and child abuse. The syndrome is named after a bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden, in which the bank robbers held bank employees hostage from August 23 to August 28 in 1973. A famous example of Stockholm syndrome is the story of Patty Hearst, a millionaire’s daughter who was kidnapped in 1974, seemed to develop sympathy with her captors, and later took part in a robbery they were orchestrating.

Psychological ("personality") Types. Psychological ("personality") Types According to Jung's theory of Psychological Types we are all different in fundamental ways.

Psychological ("personality") Types

One's ability to process different information is limited by their particular type. These types are sixteen. People can be either Extroverts or Introverts, depending on the direction of their activity ; Thinking, Feeling, Sensing, Intuitive, according to their own information pathways; Judging or Perceiving, depending on the method in which they process received information. Extroverts vs. Extroverts are directed towards the objective world whereas Introverts are directed towards the subjective world. Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed.

Our minds set up many traps for us. Unless we’re aware of them, these traps can seriously hinder our ability to think rationally, leading us to bad reasoning and making stupid decisions. Features of our minds that are meant to help us may, eventually, get us into trouble. Here are the first 5 of the most harmful of these traps and how to avoid each one of them. 1. The Anchoring Trap: Over-Relying on First Thoughts “Is the population of Turkey greater than 35 million? Lesson: Your starting point can heavily bias your thinking: initial impressions, ideas, estimates or data “anchor” subsequent thoughts.

Personality Tests. Personality Disorder Information. - List of Phobias. Color Psychology. By David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color.

Color Psychology

It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms? Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. Black Black is the color of authority and power. White Brides wear white to symbolize innocence and purity. Red The most emotionally intense color, red stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Blue.


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