Role of attitude in behavior

Attitude is a way of feeling, thinking or behaving as the individual mind functions due to that and initiate behavior. Attitude typically imply a tendency to classify or categorize. Thus, one with a favorable attitude toward the Democratic party is likely to react favorably to all democrats disregarding their unique characteristics as individuals. Similarly, if […]

Static sense

Introduction Static sense is the sense of head orientation and body movement. The sense organs consist of hair cells in the vestibule of the inner ear and in the semicircular canals. Synonym of static sense is vestibular sense, labyrinthine sense, or sense of equilibrium. Vestibular that is pertaining to the vestibule or sensations mediated by […]

Dynamism

Introduction Dynamism,meaning thereby, the quality of being dynamic, it is relative to a person who is overflowing with dynamism or, in other words, it is relative to a person who is having energy, force of character. It is the quality of being dynamic so it becomes pertinent to explain what is quality ? Quality is […]

Cyclothymic disorder

Introduction Cyclothymia is a tendency toward alternating periods of elation and depression which, in serious cases, is manifested as manic-depressive psychoses. It is a constitutional source trait that which is identified by factor analysis of correlation clusters and manifested as abnormal swings in mood. “ A 29-year-old car salesman was referred for treatment. For the […]

Paranoia

Introduction Paranoia is a psychotic disorder characterized by highly systematized delusions of persecution or grandeur with little deterioration. In either case, they are persistent, defended strongly by the patient, and incapacitating. Image: cdn.pixabay.com Kraepelin reserved it for cases showing delusions and impaired contact with reality but without the severe personality disorganization characteristic of schizophrenia. There […]

Fixation by a wizard(Introduction)

In case of my client RP it was a fixation that had occurred when he was an infant. Here is an interesting story behind the episode based on a custom. A distant relative of RP was a wizard. The wizard came to see RP when he was born. RP was the second son of his […]

Motivation and behavior

Introduction Motivation is an intervening variable used to account for factors within the organism that arouse, maintain, and channel behavior toward a goal. It incites to action or serves as an incentive or goal.According to Coleman,” Motivation accounts for not only the direction but also the activation of behavior-the energy mobilized in pursuit of our […]