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Lorna Smith Benjamin, a well-respected researcher on therelationship between interpersonal psychology and personality disorders, has asaying that “Every Psychopathology is a Gift of love.”  In... Read Full Post
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As I discuss in my book, How Dysfunctional Families Spur Mental Disorders, one marketing technique used by big Pharma to mislead physicians is the engineering of a journey of ideas that... Read Full Post
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 In Carolyn Hax's advice column of last November 25, she addressed the problem of people who need to speak up about the way they are being treated by parents, spouses, siblings, in-laws, and other... Read Full Post
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Here's a song I wrote for some of my symptom-obsessed fellow psychiatrists who are - what's the word? - oh, yes - incompetent:Take some of these and you’ll feel betterForget about those hippies who... Read Full Post
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In Part I ofthis post, I discussed why family members hate to discuss their chronicrepetitive ongoing interpersonal difficulties with each other(metacommunication), and the problems... Read Full Post
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OMG! Watch out for flying pigs!  DUCK! Pigs in Spaaace Something I have been harping about for years was finally correctly set straight in - of all places - a throwaway, drug-company... Read Full Post
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There have been some new developments recently concerning some of the issues and stories I have discussed previously on this blog, so I thought I would write a new post that updates... Read Full Post
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I recently posted on my Psychology Todayblog what I had written in a previous post from this blog, The Limits of Cognitive Therapy.  In it, I had the audacity to criticize one very prominent... Read Full Post
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Kudos to ABC news for finally reporting on the scandal in which disturbed children in foster care are being drugged to shut them up - rather than being treated for the trauma of coming from... Read Full Post
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It’s once again time to discuss some brand new psychiatric studies that would be just perfect for my two favorite journals, “Duh!” and “No Sh*t, Sherlock.” As we all know, our collective... Read Full Post

 
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