MH@H Insights into Psychology: Defense mechanisms - time to get a little Freudian

What is… a defense mechanism

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term: defense mechanisms The concept of defense mechanisms was originally proposed by Sigmund Freud.  They're strategies that are used unconsciously in order to protect the ego when faced with uncomfortable feelings. A number of defense mechanisms have been identified … Continue reading What is… a defense mechanism

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Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell on Mental Health @ Home

Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell: Michelle, Natasha, Barbara

I've read and reviewed some great books written by members of our blogging community, so I wanted to share them with you again in a nutshell version.  Click the book covers to be taken to my full reviews. This week we have Michelle Tikalsky, Natasha MacFarlane, and Barbara A. Lawrence. Shattered The story is very … Continue reading Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell: Michelle, Natasha, Barbara

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Book cover: Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library by Roz Warren

Book Review: Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library

If you thought libraries were dull, Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library: An Insider's Tale of Library Life by Roz Warren will prove that you're dead wrong.  I'm taking a quick break this week from mental health books because I know Roz from over at Medium.com and she's hilarious. The book is based … Continue reading Book Review: Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library

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Mental Health @ Home Insights into psychology: Psychological stress

What is… Psychological Stress

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term: Psychological stress It seems that there's a day/week/month for just about anything these days, and the International Stress Management Association has declared this week to be International Stress Awareness Week.  I've written before about how stress affects the … Continue reading What is… Psychological Stress

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