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Understanding Delusions and delusions of misidentification syndrome

You may have heard your friends say delulu is the only solulu, which indicates that being delusional is the only solution to the problem. Often this phrase is used to explain a person’s romantic conflict, that even if the person


What is Alice in Wonderland Syndrome?

Many are awed by Lewis Carroll’s display of creative imagination in the fantastical tale “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” The adventurous young girl, Alice, experiences peculiar physical transformations with mysterious drinks and cake, making her grow and shrink within seconds. Imagine


Understanding Eldest Daughter Syndrome

Recently, a clip of a fifth grader from Thailand feeding her baby sister while studying in class was the talk of social media. The 20-second clip sparked a heated debate among netizens. It showed the older sister cradling and feeding


Psychologists’ insights on Imposter syndrome and Relationships

Around 70% of people have struggled with imposter syndrome at some point in their life. With increasing prominence, it is essential to understand its meaning and what are the ways that help in dealing with it, especially in relationships. What


What is Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)?

Restless legs syndrome also referred to as Willis-Ekbom disease is a medical condition where the person has an irresistible urge to move their legs due to different sensations in their legs like crawling, itching, creeping or pulling. These sensations generally occur


“Boys will be Boys!!”: Understanding Young Male Syndrome 

Have you ever seen a group of young men speeding down the highway with their bikes as if they were invincible? Or saw a small argument at a party or club escalate into a full-blown fistfight? Both these situations are


Empty Nest Syndrome

A significant family milestone occurs when a child transitions into adulthood, prompting parents to adjust to their absence. College students and children who live far from their parents often believe their parents struggle with their departure. In reality, parents who


Munchausen Syndrome (Factious disorder imposed on Self)

When we dive into our childhood memories many of us may recall faking being sick to get out of school or homework. Sometimes we just wanted to sit at home and watch television and pretending to be sick was the


What is Night Eating Syndrome?

Night-eating syndrome is an eating condition characterized by disturbed sleep. Night-eating syndrome leads people to wake up in the middle of the night to eat, which can lead to poor sleep quality and a variety of chronic health concerns, including


The Main Character Syndrome: Exploring The Psychology of Self-Centered Narratives

Main character syndrome in layman’s terms is simply a belief of an individual that they are the most important person in the world. They tend to think that everything revolves around them and that they are the stars of their