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Narcissists – Your indifference is their kryptonite.

Forget any type of petty revenge you may be plotting; malignant narcissists see all of your emotional responses to them (whether positive or negative) as…

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Trauma and narcissism

In my work with extreme narcissist patients I have found that their emotional age and maturity corresponds to the age they experienced their major trauma….

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Sleep Duration Forecasts Psychiatric Disorders for School-Aged Children

http://bit.ly/2N0kUOS In the study, short sleep duration was prospectively tied to symptoms of psychiatric disorders only at younger ages, but not older ages. There was…

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Walking makes us smarter

http://bit.ly/2Dj7LLw Sitting at a desk all day, it’s easy to start feeling like a brainless polyp, whereas walking and talking, as we are this morning,…

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Common presumption that pedophiles were themselves abused as children now has less support

https://nyti.ms/2peyfu6 As scientists seek to understand how the disorder develops, there is growing consensus that the origin is largely biological. This view is based in…

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Borderline personality disorder – a response to trauma

http://bit.ly/313L3AB The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) does not mention trauma as a diagnostic factor in BPD, despite the inextricable link between…

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Weekes also offered something unique to the field: hope

http://bit.ly/2ojTLwG “To recover, they must know how to face, accept and go through panic until it no longer matters …” Weekes said. “Recovery is in their…

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Psychosis as a process that has an ecological purpose

Steven Morgan, a leader in Intentional Peer Support, talks about psychosis as a process that has an ecological purpose and value: https://t.co/X8TEPfKYeI — Mary O'Hagan…

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Adolescents’ technology usage did not predict later mental health problems

http://bit.ly/30M7ryUhttp://bit.ly/30M7ryUhttp://bit.ly/30M7ryU After collecting 13,017 total observations over 5,270 study days, the study’s authors found that adolescents’ technology usage did not predict later mental health problems….

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Survivor-Controlled Research: A New Foundation for Thinking About Psychiatry and Mental Health

http://bit.ly/2ZKIzag Survivor-controlled research shares the core principles of the user/survivor movement (p.23). Above all, it values first-person experience which it considers a true and legitimate…

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