Another busy year lies behind us, and with 2020s end comes the opportunity to look back and recap what happened.
What better way to do this than to look at what you, Psychreg readers, found most interesting. Here are the top ten most popular Psychreg articles for 2020.
This year, we’re also giving away £30 Amazon voucher (for each of the top 9), while the top most-read article gets £50. It’s our simple way of saying thank you for making us one of the top mental health blogs. To claim your prize, drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: View counts are accurate at the time of publication; counts get updated in real-time. This list excludes anyone who is part of the Psychreg team.
Top 10 – 5,074 views
I Left the British Psychological Society – And This Is What Happened by Dr Kirsty Miller
As a psychologist based in the UK, I used to be a member of the British Psychological Society.
Top 9 – 5,391 views
Inside the Mind of a Commitment-Phobe by Alison Bickers
This 40-year-old man (who I shall refer to as Mark) was confused by his emotional and physical pain and had come to therapy for help.
Top 8 – 5,490 views
What Are the Hidden Benefits to Society from Coronavirus? by Michael O. Sullivan
While the negative impact on the economy of the coronavirus pandemic is obvious to all, there may be a positive impact on society.
Top 7 – 6,593 views
How Touch Deprivation Impacts Our Mental Health by Niharikaa Mehta
Lack of touch at the times of infancy has shown adverse effects on the behaviour such as hostile aggression.
Top 6 – 8,759 views
Gay Relationship Breakup Can Be Problematic. Here’s How to Avoid the Risks by Ken Howard
As a psychotherapist specialising in gay men and gay male couples therapy for over 28 years, I’ve worked with so many different kinds of ages, nationalities, ethnicities, and backgrounds.
Top 5 – 13,158 views
Abraham Maslow’s ‘Hierarchy of Needs’ Becomes Even More Relevant in the Era of COVID-19 by Parmveer Singh
We need to understand the theoretical association between Abraham Maslow’s theory of needs and the anxiety of COVID-19 in unprecedented times.
Top 4 – 14,639 views
Video Games Can Be Used as a Therapy – Here’s How by Dr Aimee Daramus
Video games have a lot of potential uses as part of therapy.
Top 3 – 16,251 views
Have You Ever Lived with Someone with Relationship OCD? Here’s How It’s Like by Elisabeth Donatella
ROCD stands for relationship OCD, a subset of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) where sufferers are filled with doubts about their relationship.
Top 2 – 17,889 views
Life After Depression: A Physician in Remission by Chase T.M. Anderson MD
I’ve lived with depression and suicidal thoughts since seventh grade.
Top 1 – 25,463 views
How to Study Effectively: Key Advice From Psychology by Dr Paul Penn
Think about your top five approaches to studying. Now, think about how they would appear in a list if organised in order of how frequently you use them.
Well done and massive thank you to the authors who shared their articles! Until next year!