Tagged: personality disorder

Personality disorder

Guter Sex und Alkohol

An der Abhängigkeit vieler Menschen von Drogenkonsum ist Forscherin Galit Shohat-Ophir ( Israel) interessiert, und sie hat früher schon bemerkt, dass Männchen von Fruchtfliegen gern an angebotenem Alkohol lecken, wenn sie sexuell frustriert sind. Was fehlt ihnen dann bzw. was bringt die Belohnung beim Sex? Zur...

Aspienwomen-1

Von Tania Marschall Tania Marshall is a psychologist, working with individuals having mental health difficulties, anxiety disorders, social phobia and depression. Tania is the best-selling author of the book “AspienPowers: The Unique Constellation of Strengths, Talents and Gifts of Females with Autism Spectrum Conditions” 1. Cognitive/Intellectual...

Hoarding (Messie-Syndrom)

Cognitive Deficits in Compulsive Hoarding Compulsive hoarding is characterized by accumulation of an excessive number of objects due to an inability to discard things of little value. Researchers have only recently begun to study hoarding, and it was first defined as a mental disorder in 2013.It...

Somatotype

Somatotype and constitutional psychology From Wikipedia Somatotype is a taxonomy developed in the 1940s, by American psychologist William Herbert Sheldon, to categorise the human physique according to the relative contribution of three fundamental elements, somatotypes, named after the three germ layers of embryonic development: the endoderm,...

Chinesische Physiognomie

  Die 5 Elemente der chinesischen Physiognomie Das Bestimmen von Charaktereigenschaften anhand bestimmter Gesichtszüge ist eine Lehre, welche ihren Ursprung im Daoismus, einer alten chinesischen Philosophie und Weltanschauung, hat. Chinesische Physiognomen sind der Meinung, dass jeder Gesichtszug in direkter Verbindung zu einem inneren Organ steht. Die...

Nobody’s perfect

Seeking perfection (CNN) — Some people are never satisfied with anything — including themselves. What makes them impossible to please? That’s what researchers at the University of British Columbia, Canada, are trying to find out as they conduct one of the few studies ever to focus...

Land der Neurosen

Die häufigsten psychischen Erkrankungen der Österreicher sind Depressionen und Angstzustände. 800.000 erberbstätige Österreicher leiden an Depressionen. 32% aller Invaliditätspensionen sind auf psychische Gründe zurückzuführen. Ab dem 65. Lebensjahr sollen 20 bis 30% aller Menschen von psychischen Erkrankungen betroffen sein. Die Zahl der diagnostizierten psychischen Erkrankungen ist...

mermaid in desert

Temperament, style and disorder

“Idealists want to search for Self, to become themselves, to have a goal, a purpose in life, to be self-actualized, to be and become real, to be what they are meant to be and to have an identity which is uniquely theirs, to become self-actualized into a perfect whole and to have an identity which is perfectly unique, to have meaning, to have their significance appreciated, or at the very least, recognized as existing, to have integrity with no facade, no mask, no pretence, no playing of roles, to be genuine

The value of flexibility

Normality versus Pathology Normality and abnormality cannot be differentiated objectively. All such distinctions, including the diagnostic categories, are in part social constructions and cultural artifacts. Although persons may be segregated into groups according to explicit criteria, ostensibly lending such classifications the respectability of science, the desire...

The Neurotic Needs

Neurotic needs are compulsive attachments. “The various strategies the child adopts to cope with anxiety can eventually become persistent and irrational needs that cause both neurosis and personality disorder” “Basic anxiety is the foundation of the neurotic personality. Horney identifies ten strategies and corresponding needs that...

Wien, Neubaugürtel

Idolatry and personality disorder

  If we are in the habit of making false value-judgments of particular externals, as with those listed by type, we should learn to bear the things falsely valued as bad, and forbear the things falsely valued as good. “Bear and Forbear” – Epictetus    ...