Psychology

Thinking About Psychology

Thinking About Psychology

Here I take up some thoughts about what the DSM-5 says about depression. Next I consider what Aristotle and St Thomas say about the certitude and nobility of Psychology. Here I also consider a study that shows that over half of all psychological studies are not...

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What is Emotion?

What is Emotion?

The history of what we mean by the word Emotion is a fascinating example of the variety of meanings, and changing hierarchy of importance among the different meanings, a word can have. Emotion is based on a Latin conjunction of ex movere or to move out but is first...

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What is a Therapist?

What is a Therapist?

Those working the field of psychology are generically called either a therapist or counselor. Each of these titles present interesting histories. Therapist is from a Greek word meaning minister to or to heal. Thus the title physical therapist makes a great deal of...

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