Striving for precision may seem like a desirable trait, but research suggests extreme perfectionism is a risk factor for depression, anxiety and eating disorders.
Social media can offer many benefits to adolescents, connecting them with friends.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are common injuries resulting from a blow to the head that often lead to long lasting physical, emotional and behavioral effects.
Infidelity is everywhere we look and before marriage most people say a cheating partner is a deal breaker. However, many couples later realise that relationships damaged by infidelity can recover.
Abuse can happen to anyone, but recognising the difference between devotion and control can help to identify a potentially harmful situation before you’re in too deep.
Advertisers play on emotions and our desire to be part of the in-group, but contrary to what you might think, they’re not trying to make us buy things we don’t want.
Governments, police and the wider society often struggle to understand, control and prevent anti-social behaviour. Psychology has some of the answers.
Unconscious bias can negatively affect our workplace interactions and judgments, resulting in an unfair or imbalanced work environment.
Where one stands on “climate change” has been such a vexed and often confusing issue, at dinner parties, over coffee, with the taxi driver, and in terms of media reporting of where the Australian public is at.
Psychologists use a range of ‘assessment’ strategies and tools, including interviews, questionnaires and various tests to better understand what is happening for a client; for example, to diagnose a mental health problem or learning difficulty.