Mental Health @ Home Insights into Psychology - False pregnancy

What is… False Pregnancy

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is false pregnancy (pseudocyesis). False pregnancy, also known as pseudocyesis, is a type of somatoform disorder.  This group of disorders, which also includes conversion disorder, involves physical symptoms that stem from psychiatric causes.  In false pregnancy, a person … Continue reading What is… False Pregnancy

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The Dark Side of Psychiatry in the 20th Century — Renard’s World

Ashleyleia gives us an insight into the horrors of the 20th century psychiatry. via The Dark Side of Psychiatry in the 20th Century — Renard's World   The field of psychiatry has been through some very dark days.  This guest post I did for Renard's World looks at some of the scary stuff that happened only … Continue reading The Dark Side of Psychiatry in the 20th Century — Renard’s World

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