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Month: August 2016

Borderline Peronality and Violence | Psychology Today

Borderline Peronality and Violence | Psychology Today

An interesting article: Abstract: The murder trial of Jodi Arias, accused of viciously killing her boyfriend has attracted much media attention. Salacious details of adventurous sex and the dramatic personalities of those involved have captured much interest and speculation about the accused. Psychological experts have argued over possible psychiatric diagnoses, including Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). If this label is accurate, it raises the question of how frequent BPD is associated with violence. Is Jodi Arias a “Fatal Attraction?” Source: Borderline…

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The empathic brain and its dysfunction in psychiatric populations: implications for intervention across different clinical conditions | BioPsychoSocial Medicine | Full Text

The empathic brain and its dysfunction in psychiatric populations: implications for intervention across different clinical conditions | BioPsychoSocial Medicine | Full Text

An interesting article: Abstract Empathy is a concept central to psychiatry, psychotherapy and clinical psychology. The construct of empathy involves not only the affective experience of the other person’s actual or inferred emotional state but also some minimal recognition and understanding of another’s emotional state. It is proposed, in the light of multiple levels of analysis including social psychology, cognitive neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology, a model of empathy that involves both bottom-up and top-down information processing underpinned by parallel and…

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Antisocial personality disorder and the serial bully

Antisocial personality disorder and the serial bully

Another interesting article Abstract: Antisocial personality disorder, antisocial behaviour, sociopath, psychopath, domestic violence, sexual abusers, harassers, stalkers, pedophiles, rapists, serial killers Source: Antisocial personality disorder and the serial bully

Deception and Borderline Personality: What Could have Been? | Social Behavioral Patterns–How to Understand Culture and Behaviors

Deception and Borderline Personality: What Could have Been? | Social Behavioral Patterns–How to Understand Culture and Behaviors

An Interesting article Abstract: Not all Borderline Personality symptoms will present with the exact patterns with every individual. This is one reason why it is so confusing to bystanders who are not mental health practitioners.… Source: Deception and Borderline Personality: What Could have Been? | Social Behavioral Patterns–How to Understand Culture and Behaviors

Narcissists, Divorce, Domestic Theft and Abuse by Proxy (Police Complaints) | Narcissist, Sociopath, and Psychopath Abuse Recovery

Narcissists, Divorce, Domestic Theft and Abuse by Proxy (Police Complaints) | Narcissist, Sociopath, and Psychopath Abuse Recovery

Domestic Theft Definition: Domestic Theft -Domestic theft is consuming or taking control of a resource or asset belonging to (or shared with) a family member, partner or spouse without first obtaining their approval.   Description: Domestic Theft can range all the way from using something without permission, to stealing someone’s identity, spending family money without getting agreement from the other side, to running up debts and then leaving somebody else to pay for it. Domestic Theft is one of the most…

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INTERVENTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER AND ASSOCIATED SYMPTOMS AND BEHAVIOURS – Antisocial Personality Disorder – National Library of Medicine – PubMed Health

INTERVENTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER AND ASSOCIATED SYMPTOMS AND BEHAVIOURS – Antisocial Personality Disorder – National Library of Medicine – PubMed Health

An interesting article. Abstract: Both psychological and pharmacological interventions for people with antisocial personality disorder are poorly researched and direct evidence on the treatment of this population is scarce. Three relatively recent reviews failed to identify any high-quality evidence for people receiving treatment for antisocial personality disorder (Salekin, 2002; Warren et al., 2003; Duggan et al., 2007a). Source: INTERVENTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER AND ASSOCIATED SYMPTOMS AND BEHAVIOURS – Antisocial Personality Disorder – National Library of Medicine –…

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10 self-help tips to help you stop smoking – Live Well – NHS Choices

10 self-help tips to help you stop smoking – Live Well – NHS Choices

Somewhat of a change of pace so to speak, but a very helpful article for those who wish to quit smoking. Read about 10 lifestyle changes that may help you stop smoking, including your food, drinks, who you spend time with, and your triggers. Source: 10 self-help tips to help you stop smoking – Live Well – NHS Choices

The Shack – Introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder

The Shack – Introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder

An interesting article. Abstract: One of the ways Borderline Personality Disorder manifests is in relationship dysfunction’s. Partners of people with BPD are often verbally or emotionally abused by the person who has BPD. Some people with BPD may disassociate during rages; they will honestly not remember the emotional abuse they dish out. Other people with BPD deny having been abusive; inability to accept responsibility for their actions and behavior is a common attribute of BPD. (See Gaslighting below.) Source: The…

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Stockholm Syndrome — Out of the FOG

Stockholm Syndrome — Out of the FOG

An Interesting article Abstract: Stockholm Syndrome – Stockholm Syndrome is when a hostage, kidnap victim or abuse victim develops a sense of loyalty or co-operation towards their captor or abuser, disregarding the abuse or the danger and protecting or sustaining the perpetrator.Stockholm Syndrome got its name from a 1973 bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden in which 4 bank employees were taken hostage for 6 days. During their captivity, the victims were strapped in dynamite and locked in a vault. while the bank…

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The Role of Antisocial Personality Disorder and Antisocial Behavior in Crime – Inquiries Journal

The Role of Antisocial Personality Disorder and Antisocial Behavior in Crime – Inquiries Journal

An interesting article. Abstract: Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), also known as dyssocial personality disorder, is a mental illness that is characterized by a reckless disregard for social norms, impulsive behaviour, an inability to experience guilt, and a low tolerance for frustration. Individuals with ASPD exhibit an inflated sense of self-worth and possess a superficial charm, traits that often aid their attempts to exploit and violate the rights of others. Although the causes of ASPD are highly disputed, research has found…

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