What is Alogia?

What is Alogia?

Alogia, or the “poverty of speech” is referred to as the lack of ability to properly converse or communicate. In general speech disorders, people usually know what they would like to say, but they can’t say it due to damage to some brain or facial muscles. But in alogia, a person may not be able…

What is Nymphomania?

What is Nymphomania?

Nymphomania is a condition characterized by compulsive sexual behaviors. Compulsions are defined as repeated actions that one does without deriving pleasure from them. Mostly, people with compulsive disorders can’t control their actions. Nymphomania was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in 1980. A similar disorder named “Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder”…

What is Disinhibition in Psychology?

What is Disinhibition in Psychology?

Disinhibition refers to a total disregard for societal norms coupled with impulsivity and aggression. People who suffer from the condition find it difficult to refrain from prohibited acts and are quickly stamped as ‘misfits’ in a social setting. Behaviors can range from binge eating, fearless gambling, sensation seeking, fastidious perseverance, and a lust for instant…

What is Unrequited Love and How to Deal with It?

What is Unrequited Love and How to Deal with It?

It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love. Gabriel Garcia Marquez This is the opening line of a brilliant novel, “Love in the Time of Cholera,” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. No piece of writing could better portray the agony involved in suffering the fate of unrequited…