What is Schizoaffective Disorder?

Schizoaffective disorder is a condition that is best described as a mixture of schizophrenic symptoms, like hallucinations, and a mood disorder like mania, where your behaviour is overactive and excited. Because this condition includes similar symptoms to other disorders, namely schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, it is far less understood and less clearly defined. How Common

What is Logotherapy?

“Don’t worry, be happy!” chants the well-known pop song. But faced with a world where unemployment, bereavement and ill health can hit anyone at any time, and the media presents us with one global tragedy after another, this can seem nigh on impossible. Should we try harder to have a positive mindset? Be more relentless in

The Use of Symbols in Psychology

From cave paintings to modern day ’emoticons’, symbols have existed for thousands of years, and are a central part of our daily lives. We often use them in speech to create understanding with people who share our culture or experience. “My heart was like lead” gives a clear indication of sadness and regret. Other symbols