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For anyone who wants to understand all of the huge number of factors that influence human behavior, as well as counter overly pat, simple, or downright mythological explanations for it, I cannot... Read Full Post
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In Amy Dickinson’s advice columns of 5/29, 6/14 and 6/18/17, and in Carolyn Hax’s column of 6/23/17, the Agony aunts published letters which serve as a good, simple and straightforward... Read Full Post
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In Amy Dickinson’s advice column of 4/5/17, she published a letter which serves as a good, simple and straightforward illustration of something I call the principle of opposite behaviors, described... Read Full Post
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One topic I discuss on this blog is the tactics used by various advocacy groups to make misleading arguments in their efforts to advance their interests.There is, of course, a large anti-psychiatry... Read Full Post
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An "scientific" journal article entitled, “Which dimension of parenting predicts the change of callous unemotional traits in children with disruptive behavior disorder?” By Muratori and others... Read Full Post
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My second book, "Deciphering Motivation in Psychotherapy" was reissued a while back after going out of print, but was priced in the stratosphere. It's now available on Amazon for a more reasonable... Read Full Post
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Rare events in the midst of really large numbers of people are still quite commonI often get into debates with Pharma-brainwashed doctors and addiction specialists about the relative dangers and... Read Full Post
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As I did on my posts of November 30, 2011,  October 2, 2012,September 17, 2013, June 3, 2014, February 24, 2015, December 15, 2015, and September 13, 2016, it’s time... Read Full Post
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When adult children complain to their parents about how the parents are repetitively engaging in invalidating, hateful, critical, demanding, and or abusive behavior towards them, the elder family... Read Full Post
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Some people are just born hardier and tougher than others. Such individuals are better able to process, handle, and bounce back from stress and can handle more of it - on the average - than other... Read Full Post

 
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