What is a multiple personality disorder? With a quick search, you could end up with a bunch of explanations. Some of those explanations sound really far out, whereas others are more clinical. Most of the definitions and explanations you’ll find for dissociative identity disorder, which is what it’s currentlyContinue Reading VR therapy holds broad appeal in many markets for a number of reasons, but China offers particularly fertile ground: an estimated 90 percent of people with mental health disorders have never sought treatment. This result is partially linked to a shortage of trained professionals. World Health Organization data showContinue Reading 1. Don’t give them ammunition. Narcissists need to feel superior. Anything you share with narcissists may eventually be used to humiliate or manipulate you. 2. Don’t take them at face value. Image is everything to narcissists. Narcissists lie easily and often seem entirely convinced of even their most preposterousContinue Reading Abusive power and control (also controlling behavior and coercive control) is the way that an abusive person gains and maintains power and control over another person in order to subject that victim to psychological, physical, sexual, or financial abuse. The motivations of the abuser are varied and can includeContinue Reading In the 1980s, British audiences smiled bemusedly at neurosis-laden Woody Allen films and the normality with which American television and cinema treated notions of therapy, meds and interventions. To a British ear, the protagonists of these human melodramas could seem self-absorbed, foolish and narcissistic; figures of fun to beContinue Reading Adolescents’ exposure to internet pornography and its negative effects on healthy sexual development have been extensively investigated. However, little research has addressed the identification of protective factors that can buffer these negative effects. Based on the conceptualisation of a stress-buffering model of social support, this study empirically tested whetherContinue Reading In both cases, the researchers found that being bored led people to generate more ideas, as compared to a control group that was not bored. But after the innovative ideas test, which also measured the quality of someone’s creative submissions, they determined through personality tests that the ideas rankedContinue Reading Perseverance, especially during hard times, is praised so highly and so often that sometimes we forget there’s another option. And we forget how to not feel like a failure when we give up. The slogans are seemingly infinite: You only get out what you put into it; I neverContinue Reading

4. CARL JUNG’S WORK HAD A MAJOR INFLUENCE ON BRIGGS. Everything changed after Briggs discovered Carl Jung’s 1921 book, Psychological Types. Simplified, Jung argues that human consciousness has two perceiving “function-types” (sensation and intuition) and two judging “function-types” (thinking and feeling), which are moderated by a person’s introversion or extraversion.Continue Reading