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Just like extraversion and the rest of the Big Five Personality Traits, Neuroticism falls on a spectrum that ranges from low to high. Moreover, just like other personality traits, scoring too low or two high can come with some serious consequences.

Although we will not be able to rid ourselves of many of these short- and long-term stressors, psychologists in the field have made great advances in developing tools that can help us manage them.

When focusing on college-aged students, ranging from age 18 to 24, studies have found that between 70-85% of them were suffering from psychological distress, particularly anxiety and depressive symptoms (Saleh, Camart, & Romo, 2017).

September 30, 2017

The one thing we can all say we wish we had more of on a daily basis is most likely sleep. Whether young or old, sleep deprivation can cause negative attitudes, poor brain functioning, memory difficulties, and even delusions.

Mental illness has long been a clandestine topic; a quietly misunderstood societal issue. Stigma intimately shrouds mental health, cloaking eating disorders, anxiety, and depression (amongst many other disorders), with unease such that, frequently, victims themselves...