Articles about helplessness
I've always been fascinated by the theory of learned helplessness. We sometimes hear the term 'learned helplessness' being used in the media or in everyday conversation. It is often presented as a condition that has neither treatment nor cure. Victims view themselves as 'fated' to their circumstances. They see their lives as being a one long streak of bad luck. In this article we will examine the theory of learned helplessness and how it can affect us.