Tag: Psychology

Revolving Door At Entrance To Office Building

The Employers Problem: Some Hospitality Staff Just Don’t Care

I’ve been running restaurants for a little over 10 years now and employees have always been a fickle bunch; here today, gone the next. It’s a sad fact of the industry that employees, especially the more junior ones, hop between jobs. Sometimes they are just doing the work to fill in and earn some cash before their next real gig comes along. Sometimes they are just lazy and go back to claim benefits rather than work for a living to improve their situation over the long term. But over the last year, and especially this year, the new recruits-cum-leavers have been the worst I have ever seen.

Hallucination in Schizophrenia

Schizophrenic Disorders

He raves; his words are loose as heaps of sand, and scattered from sense. So high he’s mounted on his airy throne, that now the wind has got into his head, and turns his brain to frenzy. – John Dryden Schizophrenic disorders are severe disorders c…

Mood Disorders

I was much too far out all my lifeAnd not waving but drowning.- Stevie Smith Mood disorders are characterised by wide emotional swings ranging from deeply depressed to highly euphoric and agitated. Depression is linked to an increased rate of suic…

Dissociative Disorders

Who am I? It’s as if somebody drew a comb through my life and untangled the knots. But those knots were the life I no longer know.- Gabriel Andersen Dissociative disorders are psychological disorders that involve a sudden loss of memory or change …

Somatoform Disorders

“Look, I’m having trouble breathing. You don’t believe me. Nobody believes me. There are times when I can’t stop coughing.”- Anon These are mental disorders in which psychological symptoms take a physical or somatic form, even though no physical c…

Anxiety Disorders

There is nothing worse than taking something into your head that is a revolving wheel you can’t control.- Ugo Betti Panic disorder is a recurrent anxiety disorder marked by the sudden onset of intense apprehension or terror. Anxiety attacks strike…

Primal Instinct

Then into the chamber turning, all my soul within me burning. Soon again I heard a tapping somewhat louder than before. “Surely,” said I, “surely that is something at my window lattice; Let me see, then, what thereat is, and this mystery explore -…