Male hierarchy test: What type are you?

The male hierarchy or the socio-sexual hierarchy is a way of categorizing heterosexual men in human society. Like many other animals, there’s a dominance hierarchy of males in humans. Both men and women are sensitive to cues of social status. Men’s value in society is primarily determined by their status, and vice versa- the value …

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Autism spectrum test (For adults)

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder in which a person experiences difficulty expressing themselves and navigating social interactions.  The condition develops very early in life (2-3 years), but many people go undiagnosed because the symptoms can be confusing and sometimes overlap with normal behavior. 3 Main symptoms of autism ASD is …

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Hyper-independence trauma test

We don’t hear the word “hyper-independence” often in everyday conversations. Is it even possible to be too independent for your own good? It is. “Excess of everything is bad”, the saying goes. It applies to everything in life, including a seemingly positive trait like independence. Hyper-independence is over-reliance on oneself to the point where it …

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Kleptomania test: 10 Items

Kleptomania (from Greek kleptein = “to steal” + mania = “madness”) is a rare mental health condition in which a person feels compelled to steal. A kleptomaniac feels a recurring, uncontrollable urge to steal. After indulging in the urge, a kleptomaniac feels relieved. Kleptomania has been classified as an impulse control disorder. It probably stems …

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Passive-aggressive husband test (15 Items)

Passive-aggressiveness is a communication style in which a person expresses anger or hostility indirectly. Active aggression would be expressing anger directly. Passive-aggressive people tend to be conflict-avoidant and rarely express anger. This doesn’t mean they’re not hurt, though. They’ll get back at those who hurt them in subtle ways. Since passive-aggressive people cannot talk about …

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Thought disorder test (15 Items)

Thought disorder, also called formal thought disorder or disorganized speech, is when a person’s thoughts become incoherent, illogical, and disorganized. This is reflected in how the person expresses themselves in speech and writing. Thought disorder is the main symptom of schizophrenia, dementia, and psychotic disorders. Of course, normal people also experience disorganized thoughts when they’re …

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Cyclothymia test (20 Items)

Cyclothymia is derived from the Greek “kyklos”, meaning “cycle” and “thymos”, meaning “mood”. A person with cyclothymia or cyclothymic disorder experiences frequent mood cycles or mood swings. While it’s normal for people to experience mood swings from time to time, those shifts in the mood don’t typically interfere with day-to-day activities. When mood swings become …

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Trauma response quiz (4 Fs)

Trauma is usually caused by life-threatening events like combat situations, natural disasters, and accidents. But events like a breakup or the loss of a loved one can also be traumatic. Given our minds and bodies are designed to ensure survival, we come neurobiologically prepared to cope with trauma. Trauma response is how we cope with …

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Covert narcissist test (25 Items)

Narcissism is having an exaggerated sense of self-importance and thinking you’re superior to others. Narcissists tend to only care about themselves and lack empathy. Most people have a mix of narcissistic and empathic traits. Narcissism is of two types: Overt narcissists are people who openly display their narcissism. They’re usually extroverted, have high self-esteem, and …

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Hypervigilance test (25 Items self-test)

Hypervigilance is derived from the Greek ‘hyper’, meaning ‘over’, and Latin ‘vigilantia’, meaning ‘wakefulness’. Hypervigilance is a mental state where a person scans their environment for potential threats. A hypervigilant person notices the slightest change in their environment and perceives it as a potential threat. Hypervigilance and anxiety go hand in hand. Anxiety stems from …

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