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When Your Child Says "F*ck You": Managing the Unthinkable

As a practicing psychologist and a parent of 7- and 9-year-olds, I've seen a lot. I'm like most therapists who will say that very little surprises …

Parenting

Adult Justification of Child Humiliation and Mistreatment

Psychotherapist Alice Miller, in many books, described the consequences of mistreatment in early childhood. She went out of her way to avoid making …

Psychology

Here's Proof Mental Illness Is Not Someone's Fault

Let's set the record straight, shall we?<p>You wouldn't tell someone with cancer to just "get over" their illness, so why aren't people with mental health disorders afforded the same courtesy?<p>A common plague of mental health stigma is the idea that the disorders are a fallacy that's "all in a person's …

Mental Health

Six months trapped in a secure mental health unit – how the system failed one autistic 15-year-old | Frances Ryan

Matthew Garnett was sent to a secure unit for six weeks. He stayed there for half a year as mental health services struggled to cope<p>“Matthew’s bed at home’s been empty for six months,” Isabelle Garnett says from the family house in south London as she tells me about her son. “I can’t walk by his …

The Illusion of Free Will and Mental Illness Stigma

The idea of free will, the illusion that our minds are free to wander, independent of the brain, is problematic for psychiatry. Libertarian free will …

Mental Disorders

How to Develop a Psychology of Resilience

<i>“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.” —</i> Henry David …

Bowe Bergdahl diagnosed with schizotypal personality disorder

<b>(CNN) —</b> Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years, was diagnosed with schizotypal personality disorder on his return to the United States, according to documents his defense team released.<p>The diagnosis was included in a document dump orchestrated by …

The Social Psychology of St. Patrick's Day

How to foster a sense of community while tipsy.<p>For hapless urban pedestrians, St. Patrick’s Day is a foul-smelling purgatory—you’re straddling the line between one puke pile and another. It’s perhaps the ultimate test of observation and agility, calisthenics and calculus. Step <i>just left enough</i> to …

Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

For years, I’ve taught a weekly psychology class to students ranging from 7 to 14 years-old. In this class, I encourage self-reflection, asking kids …

Emotional Intelligence

You Will Never Find Work-Life Balance

<b>All our talk and worry about “work-life balance” is such a bunch of baloney.</b><p>I don’t mean to be depressing, but you will never find “balance” between …

Work-life Balance

Occupational suicide – the dark side to Australia’s workforce

Most Discussed<p>The HR department at Amazon is giving employees the option to appeal to a jury of their co-workers during the disciplinary …

The Psychology Of Getting Anyone to Like You

In "Thinking, Fast and Slow," psychologist Daniel Kahneman introduces the concept of "exaggerated emotional coherence," or what you've probably come …

Psychology