Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2018

  • Puerperal Pregnancy Psychopathology: The Psychic Space of Unsafe Abortion in a Gabonese Woman

    Samuel Mbadinga

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 82-88
    Received: Sep. 30, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 09, 2018
    Published: Dec. 18, 2018
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    Abstract: Abortion refers to what is taboo and that affects the sacred, which consists in taking the life of a human being. And many women never or rarely speak about abortion. The Gabonese woman, generally resorts to the etiology of witchcraft to order to justify, on one hand, illegal abortion, often presented as an involuntary supernatural and malefic fact... Show More
  • A Study on Evolutionary Perspectives of ‘Emotions’ and ‘Mood’ on Biological Evolutionary Platform

    Krishanu Kumar Das

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 89-96
    Received: Oct. 12, 2018
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2018
    Published: Dec. 20, 2018
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    Abstract: This study endeavours to define evolutionary perspectives of emotions and mood on biological evolutionary platform. Emotions and Mood are two separate entities of the mental apparatus. 'Mood' is the energy level of the mind at a given particular moment, whereas 'emotion' is a specific sensation or feeling in the mind that provides directional drive... Show More