Category: Mental Health

  • DISC Assessment
    • DISC is a group of psychological inventories developed by John Geier, and others, and based on the 1928 work of psychologist William Moulton Marston and the original behavioralist Walter V. Clarke and others.
  • Fundamental Human Needs
    • Fundamental human needs, according to the school of "Human Scale Development", are seen as ontological (stemming from the condition of being human), and are constant through all human cultures and across historical time periods.
  • Loving Healing Press Books
    • Loving Healing Press publishes self-help books and books for professionals. The 46 books listed here come in PDF and ePUB format.
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
    • Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology, proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper "A Theory of Human Motivation." His theories parallel many other theories of human developmental psychology, all of which focus on describing the stages of growth in humans.
  • Mental Health Consultations in a Prison Population: a Descriptive Study
    • The psychiatric morbidity among prison inmates is substantially higher than in the general population. The aim of this study was to give a comprehensive description of all non-pharmacological interventions provided by the psychiatric health services to a stratified sample of prison inmates.
  • National Institute of Mental Health
    • The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. Our goal is to generate research that will transform prevention of and recovery from mental disorders.
  • National Mental Health Information Center
    • The National Mental Health Information Center was developed for users of mental health services and their families, the general public, policy makers, providers, and the media.
  • Outline: The Scope of the Problem: Suicide
    • PDF version of presentation found at http://breeze.unc.edu/p58742817/.
  • Prevlance and Policy: New Data on the Prevalence of Mental Illness in U.S. Prisons
    • This article provides statistical information about the number of mentally ill in the United States (U.S.) prison system and advocates that sweeping change is necessary.
  • Rorschach Inkblot Test
    • The Rorschach test is a psychological test in which subjects' perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation, complex algorithms, or both. Some psychologists use this test to examine a person's personality characteristics and emotional functioning.
  • Solitary Confinement
    • Solitary confinement is a special form of imprisonment in which a prisoner is isolated from any human contact, though often with the exception of members of prison staff. It is sometimes employed as a form of punishment beyond incarceration for a prisoner and is often times the cause of formation or worsening of a mental illness.
  • Working Through Depression
    • Recovering from depression requires action, but taking action when you’re depressed is hard. Here is a short check list for when you are feeling defeated, down, depressed, or inexplicably blue.