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Janey Davies is a sub-editor of the website Learning-mind.com and a professional writer who has been published online for over 10 years. She has suffered from a panic disorder for over 30 years, which led her to an interest in human psychology. Looking to cure her own phobia prompted her to study and receive an Honours degree in Psychology with the Open University. Janey uses the experiences of her own anxiety to offer help and advice to others dealing with mental health issues. Her particular interests lie in phobias, criminology, dream analysis, and unlocking the potential of the mind. Janey has also published a psychological science-fiction novel “The Big Secret”. To relax, she walks her dogs, reads true-life crime novels, and listens to music. Connect with Janey on Linkedin.

Grandiose Narcissism VS Vulnerable Narcissism: What Are the Differences?

Have you heard about grandiose narcissism and vulnerable narcissism? This distinction is not known by many. We are all familiar with the personality type of the narcissist, but now researchers have defined the narcissism into two very distinct categories: the grandiose narcissism and the vulnerable narcissism. Whilst we might recognise…

You Could Be a Victim of Gaslighting Abuse If You Can Relate to These 20 Signs

Gaslighting abuse is one of the sneakiest tools people with a manipulative personality use to make their victim feel crazy. We often use terminology in our everyday language without knowing where it originated from. For instance, ‘gaslighting’ is a psychological term that describes a form of mental abuse in which…

6 Shocking Social Psychology Experiments That Show How Far People Go to Fit in

Social psychology experiments can give us great insight into how we think, behave and act. They help us to explain how our thoughts are influenced by others, how group dynamics work, and how we perceive others. Here are six of the most important social psychology experiments: 1. The Milgram Experiment…

10 Negative Coping Mechanisms People Use to Hide from Their Problems

Coping mechanisms are when the person uses certain strategies in order to overcome, get through or manage life’s problems. Many of us have experienced the loss of a loved one, a break-up which devastated us, the diagnosis in our immediate family of a terminal illness, or any kind of stressful…

This Is a List of Characteristics Psychopaths Are Looking out for in a Potential Victim

In general, most of us have a type, that is to say, we look for potential partners with a certain list of characteristics. These might be personality traits such as a sense of humour, kindness, loyalty and intelligence. Or they could be more shallow factors, for example, appearance or finances.…

Why Victim Blaming Is So Common in Today’s Society

Victim blaming happens when society deems that the victim of a crime is either partially or fully responsible for the circumstances in which they now find themselves. Examples of victim blaming include rape victims who find that their past sexual activity is being called into question, homeless people being regarded…