Borderline Personality Disorder Category

Parental Alienator Behaviours

Not a full comprehensive list, I am sure many of you could add many more!! Pathological lying Projection, accusing you of what they are doing Dishonesty, stealing, cheating etc Collecting official letterheads to create fake documents for court hearings Self employed providing fake account’s for court hearings Changing court hearings, using delaying tactics Totally ignoring […]

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THE CONCEPT OF NARCISSISM IN PSYCHOSIS AND IN SEVERE PERSONALITY DISORDERS

The concept of narcissism has a certain connotation in psychiatry and a slightly different one in psychoanalysis. This is similar to the concept’s evolution, over the years, undergoing major changes, defining varied psychodynamic or psychological realities. Therefore, this paper proposes a multi-faceted perspective on the concept of narcissism, from the perspective of multiple psychoanalyst authors […]

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Contribution to the Metapsychology of Psychotic Identifications – Edith Jacobson, 1954

Source: Contribution to the Metapsychology of Psychotic Identifications – Edith Jacobson, 1954

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The Loss of Reality in Neurosis and Psychosis

The Loss of Reality in Neurosis and Psychosis Accordingly, the initial difference is expressed thus in the final outcome: in neurosis a piece of reality is avoided by a sort of flight, whereas in psychosis it is remodelled. Or we might say: in psychosis, the initial flight is succeeded by an active phase of remodelling; in […]

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Measurement Tools

Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised, Psychopathic behaviour. The Psychopathic Personality Traits Scale (PPTS; Boduszek et al., 2016) Single-Item Narcissism Scale (SINS) Levenson Self-Report Psychopathy Scale, a test of sociopathy Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS) and Bech-Rafaelsen Mania Rating Scale (MAS) – Bipolar disorder Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) – Bipolar Disorder DA12profile Personality Inventory, and SCL-90- Antisocial […]

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Boundaries and Dysfunctional Family Systems

A boundary is a barrier; something that separates two things. Walls, fences and cell membranes are examples of physical boundaries. Psychological boundaries can be said to exist too, even though such boundaries have no physical reality. Psychological boundaries are constructed of ideas, perceptions, beliefs and understandings that enable people to define not only their social […]

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Anger: An emotional driver of revenge

Aggression often occurs in response to some frustration (Berkowitz, 1989). However, aggressive revenge, more specifically, is thought to be driven by negative affects such as anger in response to some transgression (Harmon‐Jones & Sigelman, 2001). Anger is experienced as an unpleasant emotional state often associated with the approach motivational system (Harmon‐Jones, 2004; Harmon‐Jones, Schmeichel, Mennitt, & Harmon‐Jones, 2011; Threadgill […]

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Narcissist, Sociopath or Psychopath???

You decide Narcissist, Sociopath or Psychopath???

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Types of Child Psychological Abuse

Psychological abuse of a child is often divided into nine categories: 1.  Rejection: to reject a child, to push him away, to make him feel that he is useless or worthless, to undermine the value of his ideas or feelings, to refuse to help him. 2.  Scorn: to demean the child, to ridicule him, to […]

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