Behavioral and Psychological Therapies and Self Care

All fun things, I'm sure. Last week I put forward the leading ideas behind how our minds influence our disorders - essentially how we may self-perpetuate our anxiety and depression. Let's do something about that, yes? One of the leading resolutions is psychotherapy. (highly recommended link) CrashCourse has a great video on the different schools … Continue reading Behavioral and Psychological Therapies and Self Care

Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic Theories of Depression and Anxiety

We've seen now that these disorders have a root in our biology. How these factors can make us more prone to anxiety and depression. Our thoughts and behaviors can exacerbate, or even trigger these predispositions. To understand how this happens, we need to take a look at Behavioral Psychology. First, let's look at Classical Conditioning. … Continue reading Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic Theories of Depression and Anxiety