Borderline Personality Disorder

There are many different psychiatric disorders out there that people suffer from. One particular psychiatric disorder that I found interesting is Borderline Personality Disorder. This disorder is categorized as a personality disorder. As with many personality disorders, there are a lot of different reasons that the symptoms of this disorder can occur. Psychologists believe that…

Understanding Epilepsy in its Many Forms

It's unfortunate that there are still quite a few misconceptions today about the disease of epilepsy and its many forms. While many have a basic knowledge of the disease as being a seizure disorder, this is usually where their knowledge ends. A true understanding of this condition, and of what it means for the patient,…

Anorexia and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Abstract It is well known that most anorexic girls have over-controlling parents who find it impossible to not be involved in every aspect of the girl’s life. However another aspect has recently come the attention of psychologists and that is the parent with Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP) in which one or more of the…

Thin Hair After Removal of Hair Extensions

Question: I had a hair stylist attach hair extensions to my hair using metal bands. My hair is fine, but I had a lot of it before the extensions. After the extensions were removed, my hair is REALLY thin. Can you tell me why this happened and what I should do about it? Answer: I…

I've Been Boxerized

In my life I've had many different dogs. I have loved each and every one of them dearly, but had never found the "perfect" breed. I wanted a dog that was good with children yet also a good watchdog. I did some research and found the Boxer to be just what I was looking for.…

Testing Your Dog For Deafness

What is the best deaf dog test? The only reliable method for determining canine deafness is the BAER test (pronounced "bear") and it stands for "Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response". It is a procedure developed to test hearing in infants, which means that it does not measure the entire range of canine hearing, but in most…

Christian Team Building Activities, Games, and Ideas for Fun

Christianity promotes unity and hence team building is an essential activity of the church. To foster unity and enhance the values taught by the religion in the congregation, some Christian team building activities for adults can be organized by the church. Such activities will also help develop leadership skills, reinforce social commitments and co-operation amongst…

The Importance of Body Language

Body language is a part of communication that very few actually study yet it makes up most of what we use to communicate and is generally much more accurate a judge of meaning than are the words we use. I'm going to share some reasons why body language is so important and then give you…