What is Catastrophising?

If you find yourself often assuming the worst, the explanation may be that you have a tendency to catastrophise. Catastrophising at its core is the...

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Surviving Stress: The Neurobiology

A world under stress Psychologists are utilising current neurobiological research to enhance their understanding of the relationship between bodily processes (in particular breathing, vision, and...

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Boosting Helping Behaviour

LITERATURE REVIEW Recent research (1.) into attachment theory suggests that attachment insecurities are related to lower levels of various altruistic activities, such as empathy and...

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The Quality of Mental Health Apps

Dramatic growth in mental health apps has created a risky industry                                                                  The Economist, Dec 11 2021 Apps are not always treatment substitutes: costs can...

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Faking it!

The term “impostor phenomenon” was coined in 1978 by Georgia State University psychology professor Pauline Clance and psychologist Suzanne Imes in a study of high-achieving...

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