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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.

8 Signs of a Passive-Aggressive Personality & How to Recognize It

A passive-aggressive personality is undoubtedly the most frustrating personality type to come across. By the time you’ve worked out that someone is being passive-aggressive, you have already thought that you were the one going mad. Passive-aggressive behaviour is defined as ‘indirect expression of hostility through passive methods.’ So how can…

What Is Psychological Projection and How to Find If Someone Is Using It on You

Narcissists are renowned for using psychological projection to blame other people, even when it is entirely apparent that they are the ones in the wrong. Whichever way they can, they will project the blame, stating that the other person made them do it, was responsible for their own bad behaviour,…

New Depression Treatment Is Ridiculously Obvious Yet Effective Even on Severe Patients

Effective yet underestimated depression treatment could help even patients suffering from severe depressive disorders. Many of us have felt sad at some point in our lives, but when these feelings intensify and last for longer than a few days, it could be an indication that you are suffering from depression.…

Top 10 Careers with the Most Psychopaths – Did Your Profession Make the List?

These are the top 10 careers in which you are most likely to meet a psychopath. If your idea of a psychopath is a disturbed killer, wandering the streets at night, deciding on who his next murder victim is going to be, you might be surprised. Psychopaths live in today’s…

Why Psychopathy Is Commonly Associated with Charm and High Intelligence

Charm and intelligence are two of the most common traits on the psychopathy checklist, devised by Dr. Robert Hare. This checklist is now used extensively as a tool to determine whether people fall into the category of psychopathy. On the surface, psychopaths have a reputation for being highly intelligent and…

Top 8 Movies about Mental Illness That Will Take You into the Deepest Realms of the Human Psyche

Do you like movies about mental illness? Why are we so fascinated with movies in which the protagonist is suffering from some sort of mental disorder? Is it because we feel an affinity with the main character? Or that the narrative can take us into the deepest realms of the…

Gaslighting: the Subtle Form of Psychological Manipulation Psychopaths Use

There are many forms of psychological manipulation. Today, we will talk about Gaslighting. Gaslighting is a term used by psychologists to describe tactics employed by certain types of people when they try to manipulate their victims into thinking they are going mad. Where did the term gaslighting come from? The…

Psychiatric Disorders Like Anxiety and Bipolar Could Be the Cost of a High IQ, Science Reveals

Could high IQ be responsible for psychiatric disorders? Let's see what science has to say... It has generally been accepted that your level of IQ has some bearing on how physically healthy you are. This is because individuals that are healthy tend to practice certain lifestyles that require learning, knowledge…