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Not everyone, apparentlyThis post continues on from my post of 4/14/15 about the practice of psychiatry in the outpatient mental health clinic at the Veterans' Affairs Hospital in Memphis. I retired... Read Full Post
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It seems like a lot more adults in the United States are living with their parents than ever before. Some of this is completely reasonable and is in no way indicative of significant family... Read Full Post
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Continuing on from my post of 3/17/15 on the Kafkaesque nature of the VA bureaucracy, their motto seemed to be, "If we find a problem in the system, we'll come up with a ridiculous solution that may... Read Full Post
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The theme of this blog, as well as of my last book, How Dysfunctional Families Spur Mental Disorders, is that family systems issues have been disappearing from psychiatry in favor of a... Read Full Post
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I have a entry on Unified Therapy in an Encyclopedia: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy, a two-volume resource that traces theory and examines the... Read Full Post
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An letter which brings up a couple of interesting issues concerning family dynamics appeared in Carolyn Hax's newspaper advice column on 3/12/15:Dear Carolyn: My son came on a family... Read Full Post
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Kafkaesque: of, relating to, or suggestive of Franz Kafka or his writings; especially:  having a nightmarishly complex, bizarre, or illogical quality.Rube Goldberg machine: a contraption,... Read Full Post
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In my blogpost of 2/24/25, I made fun of scientists who waste research dollars proving things that are already obvious. Some people may object that things that are thought to be obvious... Read Full Post
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"We mammals are curiously preoccupied with social hierarchy. You may say you don’t care about status, but if you filled a room with people who said that, they’d soon form a hierarchy based on how... Read Full Post
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As I did on my posts of November 30, 2011,  October 2, 2012, September 17, 2013, and June 3, 2014, it’s time once again to look over the highlights of the latest issue of one... Read Full Post

 
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