There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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A unified approach to psychology and philosophy
Gregg Henriques Ph.D.
This concluding blog in a four part series outlining a new model of psychopathology shows how the "True Self" provides the framework for channeling flow toward the good.
How a new theory of mental health and disorder—known as the Anatomy of Emotional Warfare—lines up with the unified theory.
This second of a four-part series describes how much mental disorder patterns can be characterized as "emotional warfare" stemming from the "false self."
The first of a four-part series that describes a remarkable new theory of mental health and disorder.
In addition to toxic masculinity, we need to turn to the other side of the equation and consider toxic sensitivity.
Quantum mechanics describes the behavior of particles at the most fundamental level. This blog explains what that might mean for us has human beings.
How do you explain human behavior? The unified approach claims three processes are key: investment, influence, and justification.
Over the past seven years, almost 300 blogs have been shared on Theory of Knowledge. Here are the ten most popular.
There is a coherent metatheory for our existential angst.
The DSM maps the personality disorders into clusters (A, B, and C). This blog organizes them into their polar opposites (e.g., narcissistic is the opposite of avoidant).
Consciousness is a complicated construct, and these major problems must be considered when tackling the concept.
Human self-consciousness narration and human culture can be described in terms of justification processes and systems.
Different college majors show different levels of mental health problems.
This blog raises the possibility that the institution of psychotherapy is contributing to a culture of victimhood.
Levels of stress, anxiety, and depression are on the rise in college students because of a harm avoidant culture and alienating lifestyles.
The rise in reported problems is a function of both treatment use and increases in actual levels of stress, anxiety, and depression.
Let's talk about psychology's problem with its subject matter.
A thirty minute video-taped conversation covers the basics of depression.
Hidden Tribes is an outstanding analysis of the country's political ideological split and what we can do about it.
In this "post truth" and "fake news" world we need ways to understand bullsh*t and its relationship to real knowledge.
President Trump operates on a very basic self-serving algorithm that legitimizes his power and greatness.
We all need to be clear about the two primary meanings of the word racism.
A big picture view for life's big questions.
What makes us unique creatures? We outline a clear picture of the transition from primates to persons.
Psychology currently lacks a system of language and concepts that is shared by all psychologists. A system has been proposed to move psychology to a more unified state.
This final post in a series offers some reflections on what Jordan Peterson means for our times and our future.
This blog, Part IV of V, explores the events that catapulted Jordan Peterson into our cultural consciousness.
Part III in a series, this blog briefly explores Jordan Peterson's philosophy and approach to psychology.
This blog summarizes our political polarization and why Peterson rails against the postmodern radical left.
This is Part I in a five part blog series on Jordan Peterson and our cultural identity.
Gregg Henriques, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at James Madison University.