Adult Psychological Disorder

Doing a paper in my psychology class on an adult psychological disorder. I chose four, and eventually will narrow it down to one. So far I picked out Dysthymia, Social Phobia, Historonic Personality Disorder, and Agoraphobia. Reading about them all I like Historonic Personality Disorder, and Agoraphobia. I'm in a debate between those two, and going to go with the more interesting one off of what information I find on Google.

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety symptoms in reaction to situations where the sufferer perceives the environment to be dangerous, uncomfortable, or unsafe.

Histrionic personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of attention seeking behavior and extreme emotionality. Someone with histrionic personality disorder wants to be the center of attention in any group of people, and feel uncomfortable when they are not.

Dysthymia is a chronic disorder, sufferers may experience symptoms for many years before it is diagnosed, if diagnosis occurs at all. As a result, they may believe that depression is a part of their character, so they may not even discuss their symptoms with doctors, family members, or friends.

Social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia, is an anxiety disorder in which a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. Anxiety (intense nervousness) and self-consciousness arise from a fear of being closely watched, judged, and criticized by others.

Histrionic Personality Disorder

The disorder I chose for my paper in psychology is "Histrionic Personality Disorder".
Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) - The DSM Criteria. Is uncomfortable in situations in which he or she is not the center of attention. Interaction with others is often characterized by inappropriate sexually seductive or provocative behavior. Displays rapidly shifting and shallow expression of emotions.

A few celebrities with this are Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Richard Simmons, Marilyn Monroe.

Perfect example of this personality disorder is Regina George from the movie "Mean Girls".

Might sound like the Narcissistic Personality Disorder, but the two are different. Key Difference: Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is a medical disorder in which people exhibit unstable and intensive emotions. The patient experiences an inflated sense of self-importance and superiority compared to others. Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) is a mental disorder in which people are more emotionally vulnerable and require constant approval from their peers. They are also associated with inappropriately seductive, dramatic, flirtatious, exaggeration, manipulative and self-indulgence behavior.

SOAS Racing gear

Oh boy! I see why i get stares from women when i wear these. I'm not going to lie i do love the attention, because i don't get it often. My butt sticks out in these, seriously!

Pride North

For my cycling route today, I wanted to ride Lakeview-Boystown route which takes me through Lakeview, Uptown, and back to Edgewater neighborhood. I wanted to ride that route to check out the parade, but figured that it was over by the time I started my ride. I ended up looking "Pride North" up, so I altered my route, and headed up north to CTA Morse. This event was right outside of CTA Morse, so it was easy to find. Easy because I live very close; I'm only a little over a mile away from Rogers Park

Dispense your karma

"Pub 626" in Rogers Park

Didn't have much interaction with anyone;just the guys at the front entrance, which were friendly.  I pretty much stopped in; took pictures, and left to finish my ride. Picked up a pride bracelet, and pin before entering, and ended up wearing it while riding. I would definitely be open to coming to this event while not being on a workout; I seen quite a few interesting restaurants in the area.

Fun in the Nursery

Tons of fun in the Nursery today; i had imaginary fried grapes, bananas; spicey tea, rainbow tea, coffee, water, and my share of vegetables for the entire week! All thanks to the children at Edgewater Presbyterian Church. Im full now, and ready to take a nap! Zzz Zzz

Coconut Island

On the Big Island at Coconut Island