Gratification Disorder

Gratification disorder is also known as ‘Infantile masturbation’. Gratification behaviour in children is quite common. Approximately 90-94% of males and 50-55% females masturbate at some point in their lives(1). It is a form of masturbating behaviour that is often mistaken for seizure, paroxysmal movement disorder, or abdominal pain, as it does not involve manual genital … Read more

Gratification Disorder

Gratification disorder is also known as ‘Infantile masturbation’. Gratification behaviour in children is quite common. Approximately 90-94% of males and 50-55% females masturbate at some point in their lives(1). It is a form of masturbating behaviour that is often mistaken for seizure, paroxysmal movement disorder, or abdominal pain, as it does not involve manual genital … Read more

Contributions to psychology: Judith Lewis Herman and Sigmund Freud

In creating psychoanalysis, Freud developed therapeutic techniques such as the use of free association and discovered transference, establishing its central role in the analytic process. Freud’s redefinition of sexuality to include its infantile forms led him to formulate the Oedipus complex as the central tenet of psychoanalytical theory. His analysis of dreams as wish-fulfillments provided … Read more

Using a traditional therapy model and a community psychology

Although there are many different approaches to mental health care, services within England are predominantly designed and organized around a western, individualized and biologically understood approach. Psychiatric diagnosis has come under much scrutiny for not being holistic when trying to understand emotional distress as they exclude psycho-social contributors to distress and overemphasize the need for … Read more