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Is Depression a ‘Thought Disorder’ or a ‘Brain Disorder’

Is Depression a ‘Thought Disorder’ or a ‘Brain Disorder’? Is depression a ‘thought disorder’ or a ‘brain disorder’? Both. The nature-nurture debate may pose various responses or ideas about depression being a thought disorder or a brain disorder. Today’s basic definition of psychology is that psychology is the science of behaviour and mental processes. Psychological science …

Attitude problem

Attitude problem Are mental disorders just caused by something ‘in the head’ such as ‘an attitude problem?’ No. It is widely recognised that there are various influences on mental disorders which include genetic predispositions, psychological states, psychological factors and social and cultural circumstances (Myers, 2005). Having any mental illness is not caused by an attitude …