Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Definition Schizotypal personality disorder is characterized by an ongoing pattern in which the affected person distances him- or herself from social and interpersonal relationships. A person with Schizotypal personality disorder has odd behaviors and thoughts that would typically be viewed by others as eccentric, erratic, and bizarre. Incidence in the Population Prevalence of Schitzotypal disorder…

Avoidant Personality Disorder (APD)

Avoidant Personality Disorder (APD) is a condition characterized by extreme shyness, feelings of inadequacy, and sensitivity to rejection. Causes: Avoidant Personality disorder usually appears in early childhood with signs of excessive shyness when the child is faced with new situations and new people. This disorder may also be influenced by a combination of social, genetic,…

Physical Anthropology

–         Most people look to religion to explain human existence, the origin of the universe, and the meaning of existence However many theories from science have surfaced over the past 150 years… –         The Theory of Evolution states that human ancestry is from lower life forms –         Many paleontologists have overwhelming fossil evidence that supports…

What is Cultural Anthropology

Cultural anthropology is the study of how culture shapes human ideas and learned behaviours.  It examines how cultures have developed and compares similarities and differences among them. Cultural anthropologists base their knowledge on observation.  They try to be objective and draw conclusions from data, without imposing their own personal judgments. Many times anthropologists are faced…