Psychology

Psy • cho • lo • gy the science that tells you what you already know, using words you can not understand. Indeed, mental health is complex system to understand and that’s why Gortcle will help you to live a better life helping you to understand Psychology.

What it is Dyslexia symptoms and how to recognize it

What it is Dyslexia symptoms and how to recognize it

Letters that get confused, difficulties in learning the alphabet, frequent errors in reading, even of a few sentences: these are just some of the obstacles that a child with dyslexia faces when he begins to learn those activities, which for his peers are more and more easy and automatic. But what is dyslexia, symptoms and […]

When should I see a psychologist?

When should I see a psychologist?

Going to talk about your suffering or discomfort with someone (psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatrist) is a decision that is worked out little by little, since it is neither familiar nor natural. Often one waits for many months or even years and, when living with one’s problems has begun to significantly compromise different areas […]

Anorexia

Anorexia

The main feature of this ailment is the refusal of food. The term anorexia (literally lack of appetite) is not correct to describe a disorder in which the appetite is in most cases preserved. Rather, what characterizes the anorexic person is the fear of gaining weight and the need to control nutrition in search of thinness. In […]

Hypochondria

Hypochondria

The essential characteristic of hypochondria is the worry related to the fear of having, or the belief of having, a serious illness. This is usually based on the misinterpretation of one or more physical signs or symptoms. One can speak of illness anxiety (or fear of illness ), of course, only if a thorough medical evaluation has […]

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a term widely used to indicate a complex of cognitive, behavioural and physiological reactions. It occur following the perception of a stimulus considered threatening and towards which we do not consider ourselves sufficiently capable of reacting. Anxiety itself, however, is not an abnormal phenomenon. It is a basic emotion, which […]

Panic attacks

Panic attacks

Panic attacks are episodes of sudden and intense fear or a rapid escalation of the anxiety normally present. They are accompanied by somatic and cognitive symptoms. For example palpitations, sudden sweating, tremor, feeling of choking, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, fear of dying or going crazy, chills or hot flashes. Those who have experienced panic attacks describe […]

Dependent Personality Disorder

Dependent Personality Disorder

The essential characteristic of individuals with Dependent Personality Disorder is dependent and submissive behaviour aimed at finding someone to protect and care for them. It arises from a consideration of oneself as fundamentally inadequate and defenceless and therefore unable to face the world only with one’s own strength ( low self-esteem ). So, What is […]

Fear of being alone

Fear of being alone

For evolutionary reasons related to survival, humans fear being rejected and turned away by being alone. The motivation behind these behaviours is that, at the time of our ancestors, maintaining affiliative bonds of mutual protection and collaboration with one’s social group was fundamental for the survival of the individual and the species. To end up […]

Feeling of emptiness

Feeling of emptiness

The sense of emptiness is one of the most complex mental aspects, whose continuum ranges between being a universal human experience, in which everyone comes into contact with himself and from which someone can take the opportunity to know and grow, up to a feeling (transversal to some psychopathological disorders) of loss […]