Peer to Peer Support

The best strategy for combatting burnout is to remove yourself from the stressful situation.  Have You Passed the Burnout Threshold? | Psychology Today Emotional Exhaustion. In the first phase, excessive demands are placed on the individual. In the workplace, this can be too much of a workload, but it canContinue Reading

But, sexual minority males who have experienced sexual trauma face even greater health disparities. Gay and bisexual men with histories of childhood and adult sexual victimization are more likely to report greater numbers of sexually transmitted infections, increased sexual risk for human immunodeficiency virus, and higher sexual compulsivity than men with no historyContinue Reading

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In 2011, Dunning wrote about his observations that people with substantial, measurable deficits in their knowledge or expertise lack the ability to recognize those deficits and, therefore, despite potentially making error after error, tend to think they are performing competently when they are not: “In short, those who are incompetent,Continue Reading

Adolescents and young men in the phase of emerging adulthood need their parents’ permission, particularly their fathers’, to support or “sponsor” their strivings — especially their creative strivings. At the same time, the young person needs to retain a positive relationship with the father. In this TV series, the fatherContinue Reading

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Across all mental disorders, the average age of onset was 14.5 years. At What Age Does Mental Illness Start? | Psychology Today Knowing at what age mental illness typically starts is highly important information for psychologists. When it is known when a disorder typically starts, early prevention measures and earlyContinue Reading

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Parenting is one of life’s greatest joys, right? Not for everyone.  A quarter of adults don’t want children — and they’re still happy — ScienceDaily “After controlling for demographic characteristics, we found no differences in life satisfaction and limited differences in personality traits between child-free individuals and parents, not-yet-parents, orContinue Reading

We all have the innate ability to be a narcissist. Histrionic Narcissists: Sex, Lies, and Manipulation | Psychology Today A narcissist cheats because they feel they can, they deserve it, or they need something done for them in return. In contrast, a histrionic will engage in cheating to fulfill aContinue Reading