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Mar 232013

You know sometimes we tell others about the things that we have gone through, and hope that they see by our example what has happened to us because of our associations with people who are high in dysfunctional traits and not make the same mistakes we made. Sometimes people “get it” and sometimes they don’t […]

Mar 182013

Borderline Personality Disorder is a psychological problem I think is poorly named, it seems to many people to mean “on the border of a personality disorder” rather than an actual disorder. Actually this disorder was named back when they did think it was on the “border of” more serious disorders. This, like many psychological problems […]

Mar 172013

The rape trial in Ohio against Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond has finally come to a conclusion with the verdict of guilty though they have not yet been sentenced. Sobbing teenage football stars are found guilty of raping drunken ‘dead girl’, 16, whose horrific ordeal was filmed, photographed, and posted across social media in case […]

Mar 172013

  If your child is defying authority, acting out, skipping school, bullying other kids, breaking the law, acting violent, using weapons or any number of symptoms such as this, s/he may be diagnosed with “Conduct disorder” CD. Here is a link to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry web site http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/conduct_disorder giving easily […]

Mar 162013

The DSM-IV is the diagnostic “Bible” of psychology. It essentially is a list of different symptoms that apply to a certain disorder or mental illness, say for example “depression” and says in effect, if the patient has 9 out of 12 of these symptoms lasting X amount of time, then their diagnosis is “Major Depression” […]

Mar 152013
Don't Lose Your Ass

My friends are always sending me funny emails and jokes, my box fills up with them every day, and some of them I have seen “a hundred” times before and I just delete them, but the following story, though I had seen “a hundred” times before, struck me today, as it really does have a […]

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Mar 142013
What am I facing when my child breaks the law?

If you have never been involved with the “Criminal Justice System” you may be in for a shock. It should be called, I think, the criminal IN-JUSTICE system. Frankly if you are very wealthy, like O. J. Simpson, you can usually literally “get away with murder.” If not, hiring an attorney for even a simple […]

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