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Il Disturbo Schizoide
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: Italian. Published: September 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
La caratteristica essenziale del Disturbo di Personalità Schizoide è "un modello pervasivo di distacco dalle relazioni sociali e una gamma ristretta di espressione di emozioni nei setting interpersonali. " Questi individui sembrano mancare di un desiderio di intimità. Passano il tempo da soli e scelgono attività che non includono interazione con gli altri.
Il Disturbo Paranoide
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: Italian. Published: September 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Il Disturbo Paranoide di Personalità è fondamentalmente caratterizzato dalla tendenza, persistente ed ingiustificata, a percepire ed interpretare le intenzioni, le parole ed i comportamenti degli altri come malevoli, umilianti o minacciosi: il mondo viene vissuto come ostile e guardato, nei contesti più vari, con diffidenza e sospettosità, sino alla scelta di uno stile di vita solitario.
Passive - Aggressive Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder could be described as a compulsive personality with affectation. These individuals express an irritable mood and acid; aggression is often grumpy and whiny. They are often depressed or gloomy and feel a perverse pleasure in spoiling the party at all - even to themselves. These individuals focus on the negative things, they are moody and pessimistic.
Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The essential feature of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism and control at the expense of flexibility, openness and efficiency. Individuals with OCPD are conscientious, scrupulous, and inflexible with regard to morality, ethics and values. Can force yourself and others to follow strict moral principles and high standards of performance.
Dependent Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The essential character of the Dependent Personality Disorder is a pervasive and excessive need to receive care that results in submissive behavior and excessive attachment. Individuals with dependent disorder have fear of separation; take addictive behavior to elicit the care of others. They are often pessimistic and characterized by self-doubt, tend to minimize their skills and qualities.
Avoidant Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The essential features of Avoidant Personality Disorder are feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to the opinions of others and rejection, and a common mode of social inhibition. Patients with avoidant disorder have a strong desire to establish intimate relationships with others, offset by a constant fear of being criticized, disapproved or rejected.
Narcissistic Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The essential feature of Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a picture of the trend to superiority, need for admiration, and lack of sensitivity to others. Individuals with narcissistic disorder have, for most of the time, a high self-regard. They routinely exaggerate their skills, often appearing arrogant. They think they're special, superior, have to be satisfied in every request.
Histrionic Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Histrionic Personality Disorder is characterized by shallow and labile affectivity, trend to exaggerate expression of emotions, suggestibility, egocentricity, self-indulgence and loss of consideration for others. These individuals may behave inappropriately seductive and show an excessive preoccupation with physical attractiveness. They are usually manipulative, vain and demanding.
Borderline Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The most prominent feature of Borderline Personality Disorder is the depth and variability of moods. This emotional instability can also be called emotional lability or reactivity. Individuals with Borderline disorder struggle with despondency, anger, rage, self-hatred, arrogance, anxiety, uncertainty, emptiness, dependency, stubbornness and impulses of self-damage.
Antisocial Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Antisocial personality disorder is characterized by a failure to social obligations and a lack of concern for the feelings of others. There is a pattern of disparity between behavior and social norms. The behavior is not immediately changed from negative consequences. There is a low tolerance and a low threshold for discharge of aggression. This model begins in childhood or early adolescence.
Schizotypal Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The essential feature of Schizotypal Disorder is a "pervasive pattern of social and interpersonal deficits marked by acute discomfort and a reduced capacity for intimate relationships and cognitive or perceptual distortions and eccentricities of behavior with inclination to create illogical theories that are eager, fickle, magical and mysterious. Often believe that they have extraordinary powers.
Schizoid Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The schizoid subjects are characterized by the fact that often live on the margins of society. Can be considered "misfits", "weird", "touched", or simply be left alone to live a secluded and private. Their isolation may lead others to complain and try to establish contact, but often these attempts fail and people traded after being repeatedly rejected.
Paranoid Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Paranoid Personality Disorder is basically characterized by the tendency, persistent and unjustified, to perceive and interpret the intentions, words and behaviors of others as malicious, degrading or threatening: the world is experienced as hostile and always looked in the most varied contexts with distrust and suspicion, with the consequent and compulsory choice of a solitary lifestyle.
Managing Schizophrenia - A Personal Perspective
By Isuru Abeysinghe
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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Deals with my personal journey with the illness and what I have learnt from a personal perspective to be effective practical and philosophical strategies in dealing with the illness. It can give others suffering from the disease and well as people who have been around them with some insight into the illness.
Creativity Genius & Mental Disorders
By Grace Robinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
The stereotype of the eccentric or mad scientist has often played a protective role in the collective imagination, as opposed to fear and suspicion that the diversity of others, even that which is expressed in excellence, anchored to the rise in most traditions. In this sense, the idea of an association between genius and madness has been repeatedly advanced in the history.
Genialità Creativa e Disturbi Mentali
By Grace Robinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
Lo stereotipo dell’artista eccentrico o dello scienziato pazzo ha spesso svolto un ruolo di protezione, nell’immaginario collettivo, di contro ai timori ed al sospetto che la diversità eccellente, suscita nella maggior parte delle persone. In questo senso, l’idea di una associazione tra genio e follia è stata ripetutamente avanzata in diversi ambiti e sotto diverse prospettive.
Cognitive Disorders
By Thomas Gomez
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Person with a cognitive disorder not only of neurological problems but also emotional and relational difficulties. Neglecting this aspect means not taking into account the whole person and therefore preclude a treatment that takes into account the mutual influence between the cognitive domain and affective sphere.
Parkinson's Disease
By Dorothy Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system responsible for control of movement, balance and gait that strikes the ball physical, psychological and social undermining the individual's functional abilities. It is a syndrome characterized by variable association of resting tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia, with characteristic alteration in gait and posture.
The Obsessions
By Adele Fabbri
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The term obsession, in common parlance, means a thought that comes to mind with a certain insistence. Although it is normal that in certain conditions, marked by real difficulties, thinking back with a certain insistence on the particular problem that torments us, obsessions are different from normal concerns for their content and devoid of factual basis for the frequent recurrence.
Phobias - Study and Cure
By Emanuele Viesti
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anger management
The phobia is an extreme fear, irrational and disproportionate to objects, situations or activities that do not in themselves represent a real threat and to which most people compare it without difficulty. Sufferers, in fact, is overwhelmed by the dread of coming in contact with their phobic object or face the prospect of doing something that leaves indifferent most people.