Dependent personality disorder (DPD), formerly known as asthenic personality disorder, is a personality disorder that is characterized by a pervasive psychological dependence on other people.
Idée fixe (psychology)
An idée fixe is a preoccupation of mind believed to be firmly resistant to any attempt to modify it, a fixation.
Color psychology is the study of hues as a determinant of human behavior.
Thought stopping is a controversial cognitive intervention technique prescribed by therapists (psychologists and psychiatrists) with the goal of interrupting and removing problematic recurring thought patterns.
Superficial charm (or insincere charm or glib charm) is the tendency to be smooth, engaging, charming, slick and verbally facile.
Certainty is perfect knowledge that has total security from error, or the mental state of being without doubt.
A psychologist is a professional who evaluates and studies behavior and mental processes (see also psychology).
Health psychology is the study of psychological and behavioral processes in health, illness, and healthcare.
Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively dominate others.
Criminal psychology, also referred to as criminological psychology, is the study of the wills, thoughts, intentions, and reactions of criminals and all that partakes in the criminal behavior.
Karōshi (過労死), which can be translated literally as "overwork death" in Japanese, is occupational sudden mortality.
Nonsense is a communication, via speech, writing, or any other symbolic system, that lacks any coherent meaning.
An inferiority complex is a lack of self-worth, a doubt and uncertainty, and feelings of not measuring up to standards.
A pedant is a person who is excessively concerned with formalism, accuracy, and precision, or one who makes an ostentatious and arrogant show of learning.
Psychomotor agitation is a set of signs and symptoms that stem from mental tension and anxiety.
Pastoral care is an ancient model of emotional and spiritual support that can be found in all cultures and traditions.
In psychology, a family nexus is a common viewpoint held and reinforced by the majority of family members regarding events in the family and relationships with the world.
Group work is a form of voluntary association of members benefiting from cooperative learning, that enhances the total output of the activity than when done individually.
Naïve dialecticism is a collection of East Asian public beliefs characterized by the acceptance of contradiction and the expectation of change in everyday life.
Subjective well-being (SWB) refers to how people experience the quality of their lives and includes both emotional reactions and cognitive judgments.
Psychic numbing is a tendency for individuals or societies to withdraw attention from past experiences that were traumatic, or from future threats that are perceived to have massive consequences but low probability.
Psychopharmacology (from Greek ψῡχή, psȳkhē, "breath, life, soul"; φάρμακον, pharmakon, "drug"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of the effects drugs have on mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.
Incentive salience refers to the "wanting" or "desire" attribute given by the brain – specifically, by the nucleus accumbens shell – to a rewarding stimulus.
Human intelligence is the intellectual capacity of humans, which is characterized by perception, consciousness, self-awareness, and volition.
Psychosociology or psycho-sociology is the study of problems common to psychology and sociology, particularly the way individual behavior is influenced by the groups the person belongs to.
A meaningful life is a broad term encompassing a varied number of definitions having to do with the pursuit of life satisfaction.
Visual space is the perceptual space housing the visual world being experienced by an aware observer; it is the subjective counterpart of the space of physical objects before an observer's eyes.
Cyberpsychology (or Internet psychology or web psychology) is a developing field that encompasses all psychological phenomena that are associated with or affected by emerging technology.
Consciousness after death
Consciousness after death is a common theme in society and culture in the context of life after death.