The Psychological Impact of Dark Spots & Acne Scars

Acne and dark spots may damage the self-esteem and mental health of a person. While time may cure physical wounds, emotional scars may last a lifetime. Acne and black spots on the skin may make someone feel horrible about themselves, which may subsequently lead to worry, depression, and isolation. Knowing how discoloration and scars might affect your self-esteem may help. If you’re attempting to get rid of acne or dark spots, this article can help you feel confident in your skin. Appearance and Self-Esteem Acne scars and discoloration may significantly harm self-esteem. Many individuals value others’ and their own appearance-based views. Skin discoloration sufferers often experience self-doubt, shame, and inadequacy. This section will address how our appearance affects our confidence, including the effects of dark spots and acne scars. Those who like their appearance are happier and more confident. On the other side, folks who dislike their looks may not […]

Significance of Age in Growth Studies

Age means the part or duration of a being which is between its beginning and any given time. It is countable and one of the stages of life at which some particular changes or development occurs, which distinguishes itself from any other stage of life. In growth-related studies, age plays an important role since it is considered for all physiological, psychological and cognitive growth of an individual. Age is also a universal phenomenon and the changes that an individual undergoes, with the increase in age are also universal with slight changes in the onset of the changes. The development and maturation of an individual could be studied on a dynamic basis with the help of age. With the growth in age, various changes are seen in various body systems. Age is an important factor as the various changes in growth are resulted from changes in body systems which could be […]

Methods of Studying Human Growth

Process of human growth starts from conception and continues till the child grows into a fully mature adult. Growth is characterized by net increase in size/mass of tissues and development signifies maturation of organs and of functions. Human Growth and development are influenced by genetic, functional, environmental, nutritional, metabolic, social, emotional and cultural factors to a great extent. The process can be assessed by taking into account the increase in height and weight as an entity, when studied longitudinally. Pace of these changes taking place varies from person to person. In some individuals the developmental changes might appear earlier while among others same might take place at a slow rate. One aspect of growing children that gets noticeable by all of us at school is the fact that in the same class of children some look very young while some look mature then the others, with one group in-between. This […]

Personality Disorders & Behavioural Clusters in Criminals

A person’s personality is defined as a group of psychological traits that are relatively enduring, distinctive, and integrated, and that arise from the interaction of their temperaments with their cultural and developmental experiences. There are numerous diverse personality qualities, as defined by psychologists, some of which are related to the possibility of exhibiting antisocial conduct. According to Sigmund Freud, the id, ego, and superego are the three interrelated parts of the basic human psyche, each of which serves a specific purpose. The biological foundation of our temperament and personality, the id represents our instincts and wants for obtaining life’s necessities and pleasures. Like a spoilt child, the id seeks instant fulfilment of its needs and is unconcerned with whether how it is met is acceptable or detrimental to oneself or others. The id adheres to the pleasure principle, but because it is incapable of engaging in hedonistic calculus, it frequently […]

Forensic Psychology and Law

Despite being different fields, law and psychology have a lot in common. While psychology seeks to comprehend behavior and law seeks to regulate it, both disciplines set standards on human motivations. This means that persons who are interested in the study of human behavior should not limit their job options to ones that may not initially appear to be related to psychology. The fields of psychology and law investigate legal presumptions to see whether they are in fact true and consider ways to broaden them using resources, research techniques, and findings from social, cognitive, developmental, and clinical psychology. For proper functioning of society a legal system is necessary. Legal system tries to solve many problems which exist in today‘s society. Psychology is not considered relevant by some legal authorities but it is relevant and important as law deals with theories of behavior. Benefits of Including Psychology in Law It helps […]

Ethical Guidelines and Principles of Forensic Psychologist

Ethics is a term used to describe the guiding philosophies and/or moral values of a group or an individual. Although ethics are by definition theoretical in nature, they are the underlying principles that help guide the conduct of any given society, profession, or individual. A forensic psychologist usually performs in the limitations of the courtroom, incarceration facilities and other legal setting. It is significant to recall that the forensic psychologist is equally expected to be affirming for the prosecution as for the security attorney. The ethical values for a forensic psychologist vary from those of a medical psychologist or other working psychologist since the forensic psychologist is not an advocate for the client and nothing the client says is guaranteed to be kept confidential. For Example, a psychologist who has provided treatment to a criminal offender may be called on to testify at the parole board hearing; but in doing […]

Top Cases Solved By Forensic Psychologists In The United States

Forensic Psychologists play a significant role in studying the behavior of criminals, the nature of the crime, and finding the reason behind their motive to commit crimes. Solving a crime is a great deal in society to provide justice to the victim and halt such further attacks by the perpetrator. Many cases require the help of psychologists, mostly in cases of serial killers, mass murderers, people with mental health conditions, and high-profile cases. They can help narrow the number of suspects among a group based on their behavior and response to specific events. Here, in this article, we will acknowledge the top 5 case studies of the United States that required the help of psychologists in capturing the actual suspect. 1. Patty Hearst Case This is one of the oddest FBI investigations ever. On February 4, 1974, a group of armed men and women kidnapped Patty Hearst, a 19-year-old college […]

What Is The Role Of Forensic Psychologists In Crime-Solving?

The need for forensic psychologists is increasing day by day as the number of crimes is increasing. Other than the police, witnesses, special investigating officers, pieces of evidence, and judge, there are various processes and steps in solving a case that forensic psychologists can only do so. They employ the techniques of both; psychology and the law to help in solving a case. Read further to know about their roles and responsibilities in detail. What Is Forensic Psychology? History Of Forensic Psychology Forensic Psychology, a subset of applied psychology, is simply the use of clinical treatments and involves the application of psychological knowledge and methods to help the legal system and criminal proceedings. The history of forensic psychology is as fascinating as it is itself. From the contemporary definitions of Forensic Psychology, it recognizes that every subfield of psychology applies its scientific, technical, and applied knowledge to the law, so […]

Common Psychological Factors in Criminals

A crime is an unlawful act that is punishable by the state or other authorities. There are various factors that cause a crime, among which psychological factors also take part. Psychologists approach the task of explaining delinquent and criminal behavior by focusing on the individual’s personality. In particular, they examine the process by which behavior and restraints in behaviors are learned. People who are affected by personality disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar effective disorder, aggression, depression, adjustment disorders, and sexual disorders like paraphilias are most susceptible to criminal behavior. The terms delinquency and criminal act are related to each other but not the same, delinquency refers to an act that is prohibited by the social norms, whereas a criminal act in violation of existing laws of the state. Psychological Theories of Crime These theories state that criminal behavior in an individual is the result of an individual’s differences in the thinking process. […]

Role of Criminal Profiling in India & Other Countries You Should Know About

Do you know about Criminal Profiling? Don’t worry we are here to explain Criminal Profiling and Criminal Profiler in detail and the extent to which they are used in India and other countries. We all are somewhat aware of the investigation process to solve a case. As of now, you must know that it is merely a part of the process and helps significantly in the investigation when Forensic evidence and witnesses couldn’t provide enough information about the criminal.   Introduction to Criminal Profiling Criminal Profiling is also known as Offender Profiling or Psychological Profiling. It is a part of the investigation which is used to identify the specific characteristics of a person and his/her psyche by analysing the comes committed by an unknown person. A pattern of the crimes committed by them is studied and a personality of that specific person is developed. The profiling is done by the […]

Criminal Profiling: Polygraph, Brain Fingerprinting or Narco Analysis | What is Superior?

Criminal Profiling also known as Deception detection tests are part of the investigation when the evidence is not available or doesn’t provide sufficient information about the suspect. These come into the act when forensics fail and police need help in getting a proper direction in the investigation to determine the criminal. In this article, I will try to help you to understand: What is Criminal Profiling? | Role of Criminal Profiler in Crime scene investigation Criminal profiling or Offender profiling is an investigation of a crime done to understand the nature of crime and personality of a criminal to aid the police in investigating to link the suspect to the crime. Criminal profiling helps in understanding the patterns, trends of the crime and the way the criminal thinks about a particular crime and victim. It was limited only to serial killers until the 1990’s when the criminal profiling scope was widened in […]