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Find Your Words Improve Mental Health. Perfectionism (psychology) - Wikipedia. Perfectionism can drive people to accomplishments and provide the motivation to persevere in the face of discouragement and obstacles.

Perfectionism (psychology) - Wikipedia

Roedell (1984) argues: Perfectionism sheds light on people's desire for structure and guidance. They tend to work well in structured environments with explicit instructions. Because perfectionists focus on concrete aspects of a task, they may be inflexible to change and lack creativity if problems arise. Psychology Today: Health, Help, Happiness + Find a Therapist. Worriers Anonymous, Entry way to the secrets of how to stop worrying, house of peace, music to soothe, prayers to aid, faith to give you peace. The Science of People at Work. PsyBlog - Understand your mind with the science of psychology - Psych Central - Trusted mental health, depression, bipolar, ADHD & psychology information.

Mark Vernon. Reflection on Depression. I was back in North Carolina for my grandmother's funeral yesterday.

Reflection on Depression

Her death was sad but peaceful. She lived a great long life, and was ready to go. The funeral was perfect -- the eulogy, service, flowers, and presence of her friends and family reflected her life and were just what she would have wanted. I prepared a post last week responding to CNN's recent coverage of America's "pill problem" and it seems timely in light of my grandmother's death. Beliefnet Voices - Therese J. Borchard - Beyond Blue. “Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered am I” wrote US songwriter Lorenz Hart about the feeling of infatuation.

Beliefnet Voices - Therese J. Borchard - Beyond Blue

It’s blissful and euphoric, as we all know. But it’s also addicting, messy and blinding. Without careful monitoring, its wild wind can rage through your life leaving you much like the lyrics of a country song: without a wife, job and truck. So how do you reign in this powerful beast? Here are a few suggestions. McMan's Depression and Bipolar Web.

Depression Chat Rooms - Depression Forums - Depression Information - Depression Blogs - (Home Page) Depression Information: Treatments, Symptoms, Medications, Causes, and Support. Depression (major depression) Definition. Symptoms & Treatment. What is Depression?

Symptoms & Treatment

Clinical depression goes by many names, such as “the blues,” biological depression, and major depression. But all of these names refer to the same thing: feeling sad and depressed for weeks or months on end — not just a passing blue mood of a day or two. Depression On My Mind. Try It Yourself. Depressive realism. Evidence for[edit] When participants were asked to press a button and rate the control they perceived they had over whether or not a light turned on, depressed individuals made more accurate ratings of control than non-depressed individuals.[6] Among participants asked to complete a task and rate their performance without any feedback, depressed individuals made more accurate self-ratings than non-depressed individuals.[7][8][9][10] For participants asked to complete a series of tasks, given feedback on their performance after each task, and who self-rated their overall performance after completing all the tasks, depressed individuals were again more likely to give an accurate self-rating than non-depressed individuals.[11][12][13][14][15][16] When asked to evaluate their performance both immediately and some time after completing a task, depressed individuals made accurate appraisals both immediately after and after time had passed.[17] Evidence against[edit] See also[edit]

Depressive realism

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Disorders. Free CBT Worksheets For Professionals & Self-Help. Try These Cognitive Restructuring Exercises to Improve Your Mood and Reduce Stress.