Enabler 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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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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Types of Personality Disorders

DSM-5 groups the 10 types of personality disorders into 3 clusters (A, B, and C), based on similar characteristics. However, the clinical usefulness of these clusters has not been established. Cluster A is characterized by appearing odd or eccentric. It includes the following personality disorders with their distinguishing features: Paranoid: Mistrust and suspicion Schizoid: Disinterest in […]

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Diagnostic Taxonomy / 15 Personality Spectra

The Millon Fifteen Personality Styles/Disorders and Subtypes The following lists the most recent and complete of the 15 normal and abnormal personalities derived from the Millon Evolutionary Theory. Each includes first the normal prototype or personality style (e.g., retiring), and second, the abnormal prototype or personality disorder (e.g., schizoid). Retiring/Schizoid Eccentric/Schizotypal Shy/Avoidant Cooperative/Dependent Sociable/Histrionic Confident/Narcissistic […]

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Personality Disorders in Modern Life, 2nd Edition

CHAPTER1 PERSONALITY DISORDERS: CLASSICAL FOUNDATIONS 1 Abnormal Behavior and Personality 3 Early Perspectives on the Personality Disorders 14 The Biological Perspective 17 The Psychodynamic Perspective 22 Summary 35 CHAPTER2 PERSONALITY DISORDERS: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES 38 The Interpersonal Perspective 39 The Cognitive Perspective 48 Trait and Factorial Perspectives 54 The Evolutionary-Neurodevelopmental Perspective 57 Summary 72 CHAPTER3 DEVELOPMENT […]

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