Schizophrenia is actually a cluster of eight distinct genetically based abnormalities, according to recent research that offers new hope for understanding both how and why the disease may manifest itself and how it may one day be cured.
Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life, Page 5
Looking at life through the prism of psychology, philosophy, mental health and more. Originally created by counsellor, psychotherapist and philosopher Dr Greg Mulhauser, this blog is now the work of an international team of contributors.
While some narcissists may be compensating for underlying low self-esteem, for others their inflated views of themselves are not an unconscious, anxious compensation for anything: they really believe in their own superiority.
Developing a solid sense of who you want to be and how to get yourself there takes something more than insight about who you already are or how you came to be that way.
Divorce rates being what they are, it might appear that marriage as we have known it could be on its way to becoming a social relic. But while the institution of marriage may change, I’m confident that the value and power of love and commitment will endure.
When it comes to understanding relationship violence and fully appreciating the risks, there are still too many folks harboring dangerous misconceptions and perhaps even engaging in a fair amount of denial.
While our perceptions might define our reality at any given moment, we always have the power to change perspectives — even dramatically.
When working to change habitual and problematic attitudes, thinking patterns, or behaviors, remember how important it is to recognise your own efforts and to give yourself a pat on the back.