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Psychological disorders: Multiple Personality Disorder

Multiple Personality Disorder, also called Dissociative Identity Disorder or Split Personality Disorder is a condition where a person has multiple personalities or identities that tend to think and behave differently. People with this disorder act like there are two or more people in their heads who occasionally take control of their bodies, making them talk and act differently.
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What is meant by dissociation in psychology?

Imagine how people react when tragedy strikes, be it a death in the family, a natural disaster, a terror attack, anything. Let’s take the example of a death in a family. People can display a wide variety of behaviours in such situations.

What is meant by neurosis in psychology?

Neurosis generally refers to a mental disorder that is characterized by the feelings of anxiety, depression, and fear that is disproportionate to the circumstances of a person’s life but not completely incapacitating.

Why do certain behaviours make us cringe?

You show a music video by your favourite band to your friend, hoping they’ll like it as much as you do. After about a minute into the video, your friend blurts out, “Ugh… the singer makes me cringe!”

Interview body language tips to improve chances of success

People often say that we should not judge a book by its cover but unfortunately, that’s what the human mind is designed to do. The human mind tends to make as many decisions as it can based on minimal information. This happens in almost all human interactions including a job interview.

How to lose weight despite losing the motivation to lose weight

Most people know the basics of weight loss- that it’s all a game of energy. In order to lose weight, you have to burn more energy than you consume. You do that by getting more exercise and eating less food, avoiding foods with high caloric content. Yet, most people struggle with losing weight. Some even say it’s the hardest thing to do. Why is that?

Impostor syndrome: When top achievers feel like frauds

Joe was a brilliant actor who had been nominated for the best actor award in an award ceremony. He had worked hard and his movie had done very well. When the announcer announced that he was the winner, Joe felt a cocktail of emotions- he was joyous, inexplicably sad, relieved and excited all at the same time.