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Parents and Adult Children React to My Descriptions of Borderline Family DynamicsIn my post about the family dynamics of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), I describe the role of the spoiler. A... Read Full Post
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Having been introduced to psychotherapy by psychoanalysts and, to a lesser extent, behaviorists (cognitive therapy had not yet caught on), I was very impressed when a friend of mine first introduced... Read Full Post
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One of the recurring themes of this blog is the tendency of mental health researchers and practitioners to look at a patient's symptoms without any investigation into the home environment, and decide... Read Full Post
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Offering Theories Better than Asking QuestionsAs I have discussed in many previous posts, when adult children try to figure out the reasons behind their parents' confusing behavior, they usually... Read Full Post
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Offering Theories Better than Asking QuestionsAs I have discussed in many previous posts, when adult children try to figure out the reasons behind their parents' confusing behavior, they usually... Read Full Post
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When David Letterman was a late night TV talk show host, he had a recurring segment called "stupid pet tricks." In this vein, this post is titled "stupid researcher tricks." The authors of certain... Read Full Post
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In this blog, I have written many posts about the different strategies for metacommunicatingor openly discussing any ongoing repetitive dysfunctional interactions between parents and adult children.... Read Full Post
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When adult siblings are continually at one another's throats, the conflicts have often been set up, either openly or covertly, by the behavior of one or both of the parents over an extended period of... Read Full Post
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In my Psychology Today blogpost of 12/11/11, Bipolar or Borderline, I described how disease mongering, pill-pushing psychiatrists have done their utmost best to blur the distinction between the mood... Read Full Post
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Adam Lanza, Sandy Hook Elementary School ShooterToday’s guest post is by Audrey Willis.It's a sad fact that mental health care in the United States is becoming increasingly unattainable. From... Read Full Post

 
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