personality disorder

Personality disorders are as complex as they are misunderstood; delve into this diagnosis and learn the typical cognitions, behaviors, and inner experience of those inflicted.

Claire Raymonda year ago
Dependent Personality Disorder
We have all met someone that is a little bit too "clingy" or co-dependent for our liking; they seem to be unable to make their own decisions, or they have absolutely no opinion on anything. These peop...
Claire Raymonda year ago
What is a Narcissist?
We throw the word narcissist around a lot these days, we use it to mean someone who has a very high opinion of themselves and thinks that they are perfect in just about every way. But in reality, genu...
Claire Raymonda year ago
What Is a Psychopath?
The term "psychopath" is thrown around a lot in modern society. We use it to describe someone who has no control over their actions and behaves in a very unhinged manner. The word itself conjures up i...
The Psychotherapeutic Art of Kintsugi
For the past two years, I have been engaged with the process of psychoanalytical psychotherapy. It was my mum who suggested it initially. She is the only person I know who started on this journey hers...
Derealization
Imagine, if you will, completing a task. Let’s make it a very simple task: brushing your teeth—a very mundane, everyday task that we all do. You wet your toothbrush, squeeze out the gunk, and begin to...
Elise Spillera year ago
My Introvert
Walking into the cafeteria is like being dropped in the middle of the ocean. You stare up at the rising wave of voices and see thousands of eyes looking at you and you only. Sitting at a table by your...
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Megan gallanta year ago
Forever Began
I am in love with THE most perfectly imperfect human being!! <3 Let me explain that statement. One year ago, I was on dating apps looking for true love. Cheesy line after cheesy line and date after da...
Tambré Bryanta year ago
Structure of the Deviant Act
An Interview on Deviance Introduction In looking at the structure of a deviant act one must put together somewhat of a puzzle by back tracking thoughts, motives, and environment. This paper will take ...
Lexus Tacketta year ago
Basic Psychology 1
We all have heard the term psychopath or sociopath at least once in our lives; whether it's in movies, books, or even being called one, these terms aren't unusual. They are both big factors in any psy...
K Pa year ago
I'm Not Crazy, I'm Borderline
I have borderline personality disorder, and according to my shrink, it's a pretty extreme case of it. I know, I know, I'm basically fucked, right? Who is going to want to hire, marry, or otherwise soc...
Genevieve Manna year ago
How Narcissists Are Created
Narcissists are among the most despised people on the planet. While other dysfunctional personalities evoke sympathy in people, pathological narcissists do not. People often feel pity for the narcissistic personality at first — especially if the narcissist presents themselves as a helpless victim, as many narcissists will — but this is usually very short-lived because narcissists are so terribly controlling, abusive and hateful. It is impossible to feel pity or sympathy for a person who works so...
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madison hebba year ago
Borderline Personality Disorder
I wake up. My heart feels full with optimism towards the day ahead. My happiness creeps, continuing upwards like the track of a roller-coaster before the big drop. I feel my adrenaline and serotonin r...
Jesse Guerreroa year ago
Information on Schizophrenia and Paranoia
Schizophrenia is a debilitating illness that affects millions of people worldwide. About one in 100 are diagnosed with it. There are two times as many people with Schizophrenia as Alzheimer’s and six ...
Azzyness Ea year ago
What Is Borderline Personality Disorder?
Originally I was going to write a descriptive article, filled with psychiatrist jargon and lists. Lists of symptoms which without ticking certain boxes, you'll never get as far as a diagnosis. My name...