IQ testing has traditionally been seen as the best indication of how clever a person is, and consequently, their potential for success. Yet in the real world "book smarts" are often no match for "street smarts". What is the real difference, and can these "smarts" be accurately measured?
Was something "awesome" today? Did it make your heart surge, or your knees go week? Maybe you shed a little tear of joy. Or perhaps you just meant, "Thank you." True feeling of awe, on the other hand, can improve our health, make us more patient and lift our spirits.
Social phobia, or Social Anxiety, is the term used to refer to the persistent fear or discomfort experienced in situations involving social interactions or social performance or in situations where there is the potential for scrutiny by others (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013). The concern for those who experience social anxiety is that they will
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, commonly termed OCD, is the title given to the condition in which the person develops intrusive thoughts, images or impulses (e.g. obsessions), usually alongside associated compulsive behaviours. OCD is a treatable disorder that can affect both males and females of all ages. It is the fourth most common mental health disorder, and