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Claudia Gold, on a post on her Child in Mind blog, mentioned in passing that 700 new connections per second are made in the brains of newborns within the context of caregiving relationships. 700... Read Full Post
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In the Viewpoint section on Sunday, January 8, 2016, in the Memphis newspaper the Commercial Appeal (the opinion section with op ed pieces), a white teacher named Carly Fricano wrote a column in... Read Full Post
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In a recent column, my favorite parenting columnist John Rosemond asked a mother and father, “Who are the most important people in your family?” They replied, as many of today's parents are wont to... Read Full Post
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Since I started this blog way back in March of 2010, I have posted several times about big Pharma companies being fined for the off-label marketing of various psychiatric medications. Well... Read Full Post
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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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