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"The great tragedy of Science — the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact."  ~ Thomas Huxley The presence in the brain of a "chemical imbalance" is one theory about the cause of... Read Full Post
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In Part I of this post, I discussed why family members hate to discuss their chronic repetitive ongoing interpersonal difficulties with each other (metacommunication), and what usually happens when... Read Full Post
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Al-Anon is a well known 12-Step program that branched off from Alcoholics Anonymous.  It, along with Alateen for adolescents, is a self-help group for the relatives and spouses of... Read Full Post
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My book is on sale for 20% off ($35.96) at both Amazon and Barnes & Noble online. It's amazing how the price changes on both sites at almost precisely the same moment.  Read Full Post
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 Recently, a Dr. S. Brown wrote in Medscape: "A while ago, a patient called me to say he couldn't believe I charged him $50 to tell him he didn’t need a chest X-ray. He was a was a 30-something... Read Full Post
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Before reading this post, particularly if you are going to try this at home with a real adult family member with borderline personality disorder (BPD) (which is not recommended without the help of a... Read Full Post
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 It seems as though the nature versus nurture argument will go on forever, even though we now know a great deal about how the two of them interact in order to affect human behavior. In the March/... Read Full Post
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My book was recently reviewed in the American Psychological Association's main book review journal, PsycCritiques.  The reviewer didn't like the book's title as he felt it did not accurately... Read Full Post
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In my post of November 18, Changing the Rules of a Game That Will Not End, I described what I find to be a fascinating phenomenon that seems to take place whenever a family member attempts... Read Full Post
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Oh, how family members hate to discuss chronic repetitive ongoing interpersonal difficulties with each other.  Everyone fears that they will hear something about themselves that... Read Full Post

 
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