6 - Keep on the Sunny Side of Life

July 25, 2017

Positive psychology has only emerged in recent decades and is almost exclusively concerned with making lives better through promoting optimal functioning and well-being.

Production and research assistance by Jocelyn Chalmers.

Financial and other support from the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Victoria.

Additional support and recording by CFUV 101.9FM.

Music from artlist.io.

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5 - Dirty Tricksters and Normal People: Psychopathy

July 21, 2017

How would it feel to all of a sudden find out that you are a psychopath? What if you've never done anything really wrong in your life? The experience of some is that psychopathy is just a lack of empathy, not necessarily criminal behaviour.

Production and research assistance by Kris Svendsen.

Financial and other support from the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Victoria.

Additional support and recording by CFUV 101.9FM.

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4 - Self-Control and Substance Use, Eating, and Impulse Control Disorders

July 18, 2017

Why can some people not control themselves? What happens when this is taken to its extreme: eating disorders, substance abuse, and impulse control.

Production and research assistance by Jocelyn Chalmers.

Financial and other support from the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Victoria.

Additional support and recording by CFUV 101.9FM.

Music from artlist.io.

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3 - Borderline Personality Disorder

July 11, 2017

Personality disorders are rather difficult to classify and understand. In this episode, we broadly define them but deeply delve into the experience of borderline personality disorder including it's syptomology and treatment.

Production and research assistance by Kris Svendsen.

Financial and other support from the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Victoria.

Additional support and recording by CFUV 101.9FM.

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2 - Mood Disorders: Outgrowths or Part of the Self?

July 7, 2017

We all experience mood fluctuations. When they are inescapable and lead to dysfunction, they are mood disorders.

In the case of mood disorders and any other disorders, though, is it something that is to be gotten rid of or embraced? Is it an outgrowth that is only a blotch on a former self or is it a development that one accepts as a new part of themself?

Production and research assistance by Jocelyn Chalmers.

Financial and other support from the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Victoria.

All music from http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Freeharmonic_Orchestra/Freeharmonics_Vol_1 CC0.

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1 - What is Mental Health & Well-Being?

July 2, 2017

What do the terms mental health & well-being mean? What influences peoples’ perceptions of them?

Production and research assistance by Kris Svendsen.

Quote from Carol Ryff is from The Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE) at Cornell University. Visit their YouTube channel here.

Financial and other support from the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Victoria.

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