Category: Psychology in pills

Emotional Dependence: what is it and how to overcome it

Affective dependency is not exactly considered an illness or a mental disorder, but in many of cases it’s the reason a person asks the intervention of a clinical psychologist.
Because of the serious repercussions on the emotional balance of the person, and on his/her self-determination, emotional dependence has to be considered a serious problem with severe consequences. But where it does come from?

What are cognitive distortions and why it is important to recognize them

Our state of wellbeing or psychological discomfort, including what characterizes the pathological disorders, is greatly influenced by the way in which, through our knowledge, we interpret what surrounds and happens to us. Many people have the impression or is convinced that at the base of...

"Dexter" (2006-2013) Psychology and Tv series The redemption of a serial killer between corrective experiences and mentalization.

One of the series I’m most fond of is Dexter. Among the series dealing with criminology, criminal profiling, and crime scenes analysis (in the wake of the veteran CSI, to be sure) is undoubtedly the one that has faced in a non-trivial way the psychological...

The Fedez-Ferragni case

For several days on social networks and on the web people only talk (and especially bad) about the marriage proposal of the italian singer Fedez to the influencer Chiara Ferragni. He is a rapper born from nowhere (or better born from YouTube) and become rich...

Gender Violence. The Long Red Trail

Feminicide. A word born from the need to mark a difference with respect to “simple” murder. Almost to underline, with a definition aside, the alarming frequency with which this kind of facts follow one another. During the frantic deployment of news on newspapers or the...

The Violent Network

Haters, cyberbullies and pain intolerance I don’t follow a lot of TV, so the only way to learn about what is happening around me or in the world is to read magazines. And of course through social media. To use a proven expression of a...