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One of the things that child abuse deniers like the False Memory Syndrome Foundation focus on, besides Elizabeth Loftus's irrelevant arguments about the unreliability of memory, is the fact that... Read Full Post
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A review of my book, How Dysfunctional Families Spur Mental Disorders: A Balanced Approach to Resolve Problems and Reconcile Relationships, can be seen in this month's (April 2011) newsletter of the... Read Full Post
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An audio interview with me about my psychotherapy treatment, Unified Therapy, can be found at: http://www.somaticperspectives.com/conversations/2011-04-allen.htm It is called: David M. Allen: Unified... Read Full Post
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An American federal law known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) was supposed to address the concerns of medical and psychiatric patients that... Read Full Post
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In Part I of this post, I began the discussion of how children decide how to respond to consistent double messages about what is expected of them from their parents.  I mentioned that... Read Full Post
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Joseph Biederman, the Harvard guru of drugging children, is a psychiatrist who almost single-handedly started the current craze of psychiatrists and primary care doctors diagnosing acting-out... Read Full Post
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In my post of May 3, Preying on Human Misery, I discussed how big Pharma took advantage of the parental desperation that I described again in the recent (February 26) post, Couch Potatoes Unleashed.... Read Full Post
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Schizophrenia is not something I really wanted to focus on much in this blog.  Certainly, family dysfunction (and a variety of other stresses including someone just leaving... Read Full Post
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In late 1987 and early 1988, a 9 year old girl named Sharon Batts, from an evangelical Protestant church group, got her 15 minutes of fame.  She sang on a record called Dear Mr. Jesus whose... 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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