Megalophobia: What Is It and How Can I Conquer It?
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Megalophobia: What Is It and How Can I Conquer It?

Do you easily get triggered when you see extremely large objects such as enormous buildings or trucks and large animals? And are you not able to control your emotions and anxiety when you come across these kinds of objects? (These can be signs of Megalophobia). Then this article is for you. In this article, you…

Raikov Effect: How Can You Become a Different Personality
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Raikov Effect: How Can You Become a Different Personality

Introduction We always wish to be someone else. For example, as we see some actors or artists on social media we instantly want to dress like them and we acquire some traits of them for some time. Have you thought if you can completely become someone else? Well, it is possible according to raikov effect….

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Scopophobia: The Fear of Being Seen/ Stared By Others

Introduction There are so many phobias that humans are facing in their daily life. Scopophobia is one of them. Scopophobia is a unique disorder in which a person feels panic of being stared at by others and he/ she avoids eye contact. It is a word of Greek origin and it is composed of two…

Alogia: What Is It? And How Can I Know If I Have This Disorder
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Alogia: What Is It? And How Can I Know If I Have This Disorder

Introduction There are some people in our surroundings who like to speak less as compared to others but alogia is a different kind of psychological disorder that involves speech and which can be related to the problems concerning the central nervous system. Alogia comes from a Greek word, the meaning of which is “without speech”….

Unrequited love: What Is It? How Can I Step Out From It?
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Unrequited love: What Is It? How Can I Step Out From It?

Unrequited love is universally understood and recognized by many poets and philosophers. Even it has been in research by social scientists for many years. A large proportion of our population is dealing with unrequited love. Unrequited love is seen more in high school and college-going children. Another name for unrequited love is one-sided love. What…

Necrophilia and the Ten Types of Necrophiles

Necrophilia and the Ten Types of Necrophiles

Necrophilia refers to the sexual attraction towards corpses. The term comes from two Greek words; Nekros, meaning a corpse or cadaver, and Phileein, meaning love. It’s a kind of sexual perversion that has been present in almost every culture and across different historical periods. Necrophilia is one of the eight “other specified paraphilic disorders” of…

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…