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...

Характер

По ком поёт труба и плачет Кащенка Поводом для написания этой заметки послужила одна из лекций курса по психиатрии преподавателя московской духовной академии психотерапевта Ольховского, а в частности его классификация психических расстройств от лёгких до тяжелых, представленная в виде оси х. Здесь слева, рядом с точкой...

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...

Benefits of physical exercise

Neurobiological effects of physical exercise From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The neurobiological effects of physical exercise are numerous and involve a wide range of interrelated effects on brain structure, brain function, and cognition. A large body of research in humans has demonstrated that consistent aerobic exercise...

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...

Temperament, style and disorder

Personality styles and personality disorders Personality is a continuum of the personal traits and patterns of behaviour that are unique to the individual. Typological representation is one of the oldest ways of distinguishing individuals. When the elements of personality are expressed in a characteristically repeated and...

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...

The Pride System and False Identification

Neurotic Pride The most important aspect of an idealized image is neurotic pride, a false pride based, not on a realistic view of the true self, but on a spurious image of the idealized self. Neurotic pride is qualitatively different from healthy pride or realistic self-esteem....