The Archetypes and The Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 1) Paperback – August 1, 1981

Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung’s psychological system: “On the Psychology of the Unconscious” and “The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious,” with their original versions in an appendix. Continue reading The Archetypes and The Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 1) Paperback – August 1, 1981

Why inability to cope with uncertainty may cause mental health problems

Yuri Zvezdny/shutterstock Benjamin Rosser, Liverpool John Moores University Not knowing is an uncomfortable experience. As human beings, we are naturally curious. We seek to understand, predict and control – it helps us learn and it keeps us safe. Uncertainty can feel dangerous because we cannot predict with complete confidence what will happen. As a result, both our hearts and minds may race. While it is … Continue reading Why inability to cope with uncertainty may cause mental health problems

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Fluid and Nutritional Imbalance in Children

Fluid and Nutritional imbalance in children and young people Children have a higher metabolism so they need more calories and fluid for growth The intestinal tract in children is larger per body weight compared to adults. Gastric acid secretion reaches adult levels by 10 years of age. Infants have a short oesophagus At three months pancreatic juice contains low levels of lipase Nutritional assessments Is … Continue reading Fluid and Nutritional Imbalance in Children

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Haemodynamic disorders, Thrombosis and Shock

Haemodynamic disorders, Thrombosis and Shock Haemodynamic in biology is how blood flows through the cardiovascular system Haemodynamic is also related to cardiac output (perfusion pressure differences at various parts of the system and peripheral vascular resistance (the different perimeters combining to affect the blood flow in each organ) Haemodynamic disorders Maintenance of a normal fluid balance is very important for survival. A large part of … Continue reading Haemodynamic disorders, Thrombosis and Shock

The five stages of grief don’t come in fixed steps – everyone feels differently

  Grief is an individualised process. Toa Heftiba/Unsplash Nick Haslam, University of Melbourne Grief can seem desolate for those in the thick of it who often feel unable to imagine a way out of their suffering. But, as time passes, the pain usually dampens or becomes more fleeting. Understanding the normal trajectory of grief matters for the person experiencing the grief and those treating them. … Continue reading The five stages of grief don’t come in fixed steps – everyone feels differently