Author: Aura Des los Santos

Aura Des los Santos is a Clinical Psychologist with two masters degree in Education. One focused in Higher Educacion and the other in the research of Psychology of Education. Her experience is focused on working depression, anxiety and personal development. She frequently writes articles in the area of psychology, education, travel and general culture.

Ritalin (A complete guide)

In this blog post, we will discuss what Ritalin is used for, common side effects, and risks associated with this medication. ...

SSRI (A complete guide)

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a type of drug that are used to treat various mental disorders including depression.

Panic attack symptoms (List)

A panic attack usually involves a sudden onset of intense fear that manifests as physical symptoms such as shortness of breath and dizziness.

Topiramate (A complete guide)

In this blog article, we will discuss what Topiramate, or Topomax, is used for, as well as common side effects.  

Peyote (A complete guide)

Peyote (Lophophora williamsii) is a small psychoactive, succulent cactus growing in Mexico and Texas. W...

Passive Aggressive behavior (A complete guide)

In this article, we will discuss what passive aggressive behavior is and how to deal with someone who is being passive aggressive toward you. 

Psychedelics (A complete guide)

Psychedelics are mind-altering or hallucinogenic drugs that alter states of consciousness. Examples of psychedelics ar...

What is temazepam? (7 key facts)

Temazepam is a part of a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines. Temazepam works by altering chemicals in the brain t...

Gestalt psychology (What is it?)

Gestalt theory emphasizes that the entirety of something is larger than its elements. That is, the attributes of the w...

Valerian root (A complete guide)

In this blog article, we will discuss the potential health benefits of valerian root, which is a plant used for holistic medical purposes.  ...

Nature vs Nurture (the difference)

Nature, in this article, will refer to genetic or hormone-based behaviors, traits, and inclinations, whereas nurture is most often referre...

Anxiety medication (A complete guide)

Anxiety is an all encompassing, possibly life consuming, level of worry, rumination, and focus on any number of everyday scenarios or events.

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