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Month: January 2017

Self-Esteem and Aggression: The Relationships between Explicit-Implicit Self-Esteem, Narcissism, and Reactive-Proactive Aggression

Self-Esteem and Aggression: The Relationships between Explicit-Implicit Self-Esteem, Narcissism, and Reactive-Proactive Aggression

  CARDIFF UNIVERSITY   Suzana Amad   A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy School of Psychology Cardiff University 2015 I dedicate this thesis to my parents Dato’ Prof. Amad Aman and Datin Norzila Ibrahim, to my soulmate Zaki Aini, and to my daughter Nina Adrianna   DECLARATION  This work has not been submitted in substance for any other degree or award at this or any other university or place of learning, nor is being submitted concurrently…

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The Influence of Narcissism and Self-Control on Reactive Aggression

The Influence of Narcissism and Self-Control on Reactive Aggression

by Melissa L. Harrison   A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Department of Criminology College of Behavioral and Community Sciences University of South Florida   Co-Major Professor: John Cochran, Ph.D. Co-Major Professor: Kristine Jacquin, Ph.D. Shayne Jones, Ph.D. Randy Borum, Psy.D. Michael Lynch, Ph.D. Date of Approval: November 5, 2010   © Copyright 2010, Melissa L. Harrison   Dedication I dedicate this dissertation to my parents, Glenn and Cindy Harrison,…

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Mental Model: Gaslighting

Mental Model: Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a psychological manipulation and cognition adjustment technique, often used by militaries and governments, as well as emotionally abusive men and women, in which the perpetrator attempts to alter the reality of the victim by causing them to question their memories or frame of reference for an event. One of the big themes that I perpetually hit upon is that you, as a rational, responsible adult, should not outsource your thinking. When it comes to what matters in life,…

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Legal Issues and Borderline Personality Disorder

Legal Issues and Borderline Personality Disorder

By Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault, PhD – Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Updated February 01, 2016 If you have borderline personality disorder (BPD), you are already well-acquainted with the serious impact symptoms can have on your life. In addition to problems in relationships, work and physical health, many people with BPD also suffer from legal issues. In fact, about a third of people with BPD will be convicted of a crime in their lifetime. BPD symptoms can cause you to get in trouble…

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Borderline Personality Disorder in Civil and Criminal Litigation – Forensic Psychiatrist Stephen M. Raffle, M.D.- Expert Witness

Borderline Personality Disorder in Civil and Criminal Litigation – Forensic Psychiatrist Stephen M. Raffle, M.D.- Expert Witness

    By Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. There are a disproportionate number of litigants who have Borderline Personality Disorders than exist in the overall population, due to the nature of their behavioral traits. Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) commonly have associated personality disorders such as antisocial personality disorders, which make them more likely to come to the attention of the criminal law or appear in civil litigation, including employment law matters. Such individuals perceive or provoke behaviors in others…

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Borderline Personality and Criminality

Borderline Personality and Criminality

Randy A. Sansone, MD and Lori A. Sansone, MD Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Borderline personality disorder is characteristically associated with a broad variety of psychiatric symptoms and aberrant behaviors. In this edition of The Interface, we discuss the infrequently examined association between borderline personality disorder and criminality. According to our review of the literature, in comparison with the rates of borderline personality disorder encountered in…

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Missed diagnosis and no treatment: BPD’s risk to adolescents

Missed diagnosis and no treatment: BPD’s risk to adolescents

Link to the Video: Part 1 Part 2 The contrast is striking. Katherine Duff gives off the attractive aura of an 18-year-old woman in good health and good humour. But when she begins to speak of what she has been dealing with since she was a child, a different image emerges. “Every single day seems like it’s going to be the end,” she told W5. “Every single thing that you do requires so much work that you always are wondering…

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THE BORDERLINE PERSONALITY CLIENT

THE BORDERLINE PERSONALITY CLIENT

By Shari Schreiber, M.A. The material you’ll be reading here has been over two decades in the making, as looking back over my career, I’d always used a core trauma approach with my severely depressed clients as a Marriage and Family Therapy intern, before I’d learned anything salient about Borderline pathology. I’m still using these methods in my current practice, because they’ve proven very effective. Whether you’re a Borderline or a clinician who’s attempting to help one, this literature may…

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NIMH » Personality Disorders Prevalent, Under-Treated, in South Africa

NIMH » Personality Disorders Prevalent, Under-Treated, in South Africa

September 4, 2008 • Science Update Almost seven percent of South African people age 20 or older have a personality disorder, an umbrella term for several personality types characterized by chronic social dysfunction, a large study funded by NIMH and others reveals.  However, less than one-fifth of the people with a disorder received mental-health treatment in the year before the study. More than one-third of those with a personality disorder also had a substance abuse disorder or an anxiety, mood…

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CULTURAL FACTORS IN PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

CULTURAL FACTORS IN PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

Wolfgang G. JILEK, M.D.,M.Sc.,M.A.,Dipl.Psych.,FRCP(C) Clinical Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Past Chairman, Transcultural Psychiatry Section, World Psychiatric Association Paper presented at the 26th Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health, July 2001.   Transcultural Psychiatry It is almost 100 years ago that the founder of modern psychiatry, Emil Kraepelin, envisaged a new discipline of comparative psychiatry, focussed on ethnic and cultural aspects of mental health and illness [KRAEPELlN 1904; JILEK 1995]. This new discipline…

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