What Is Mysophobia? Learn the Difference between Reasonable and Unreasonable Fear of Contamination/ Germs
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What Is Mysophobia? Learn the Difference between Reasonable and Unreasonable Fear of Contamination/ Germs

Mysophobia is a type of phobia that is related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We can define mysophobia as an extreme pathological fear of contamination by germs. In our daily lives, there are numerous times when we come across germs and it is normal to take care of your hygiene. Contamination and germs can cause many…

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”….

Preggophilia: What Is Preggophilia? And Everything You Need To Know
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Preggophilia: What Is Preggophilia? And Everything You Need To Know

Introduction All human beings have different attraction preferences some you already know and some you may still not know. The attraction of some people is very weird and confusing. Preggophilia is considered under the category of attraction kink. We define an attraction kink as an attraction act that is consensual but is against the traditional…

What is the Concept of Reflected Appraisal in Psychology?

What is the Concept of Reflected Appraisal in Psychology?

The term “reflected appraisal” refers to the perception of an individual of how people see and evaluate them. The term comes directly from social psychology and relates to the formation of self-concept. In short, the term means that we perceive ourselves the way we believe others perceive us. The process of reflected appraisal has a…

What is Anomic Suicide?

What is Anomic Suicide?

In 1951, a French sociologist Emile Durkheim came up with five suicide types in his book “Suicide: A Study in Sociology”, based on the social conditions in which they occurred. Anomic suicide is one of them. Let’s have a detailed look at what anomic suicides are; their examples, causes, and types. Anomie refers to a…