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Month: April 2016

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

This is just excellent! This book is aimed at newcomers to the field of logical reasoning, particularly those who, to borrow a phrase from Pascal, are so made that they understand best through visuals. I have selected a small set of common errors in reasoning and visualized them using memorable illustrations that are supplemented with lots of examples. The hope is that the reader will learn from these pages some of the most common pitfalls in arguments and be able…

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BEING TOO THIN – ANOREXIA NERVOSA – Discovery Psychology Eating Disorders Health (full documentary) – YouTube

BEING TOO THIN – ANOREXIA NERVOSA – Discovery Psychology Eating Disorders Health (full documentary) – YouTube

An interesting Documentary about Anorexia, but not one which pinpoints the causes or delves into the disorders which seem to go along with Anorexia and Bulimia.

Frontiers | Dream-reality confusion in borderline personality disorder: a theoretical analysis | Psychopathology

Frontiers | Dream-reality confusion in borderline personality disorder: a theoretical analysis | Psychopathology

A Long but absolutely fascinating article about Dream/Reality Confusion in BPD. This paper presents an analysis of dream-reality confusion (DRC) in relation to the characteristics of borderline personality disorder (BPD), based on research findings and theoretical considerations. It is hypothesized that people with BPD are more likely to experience DRC compared to people in non-clinical population. Several variables related to this hypothesis were identified through a theoretical analysis of the scientific literature. Sleep disturbances: Problems with sleep are found in…

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THIN documentary YouTube – YouTube

THIN documentary YouTube – YouTube

An honest documentary, much of which matches my experience with a person suffering from BPD and Bulimia. Well worth watching. Full of insights into the disorders, and the causes of these disorders. That said, not an analytical documentary, but well worth watching.

What You Need to Know about Borderline Personality Disorder | Psychology Today

What You Need to Know about Borderline Personality Disorder | Psychology Today

An interesting article. New findings in one of the most puzzling of personality disorders Source: What You Need to Know about Borderline Personality Disorder | Psychology Today

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder | Psych Central

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder | Psych Central

A very useful article about relationships with somebody suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder. If you recognize what is said in this article in your own relationship perhaps professional help is what is needed. As always avoid self diagnosis or diagnosis on others unless qualified. Caring about someone with borderline personality disorder (BPD) tosses you on a roller coaster ride from being loved and lauded to abandoned and bashed. Having BPD is no picnic, either. You live in unbearable psychic pain…

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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) — Out of the FOG

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) — Out of the FOG

An Excellent article about Borderline Personality Disorder, of particular use for those who are in a relationship with somebody who suffers from this disorder. IntroductionBorderline Personality Disorder is a serious condition which is estimated to affect between 1-3% of the general population. Yet, despite being so prevalent, BPD is not commonly known about or understood.People who live in a relationship with a person who suffers from borderline personality disorder often know that something is terribly wrong with the behavior of…

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DYING TO BE THIN – Discovery Psychology Eating Disorders (full documentary) – YouTube

DYING TO BE THIN – Discovery Psychology Eating Disorders (full documentary) – YouTube

Given the correlation between Borderline personality disorder and Bulimia here is a documentary which alludes to the causes of bulimia. My view is that the values instilled in children which may be the cause or contribute to BPD, which cause severe self image dysfunction may cause Bulimia also.

Improvements in NHS mental health care in England may have helped to reduce suicide rates

Improvements in NHS mental health care in England may have helped to reduce suicide rates

A very interesting article indeed. Source: Improvements in NHS mental health care in England may have helped to reduce suicide rates

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) : Traits discussed

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) : Traits discussed

A very good article about Narcissistic personality disorder. Source: Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) : Traits discussed

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