The Dark Side of Personality

The Dark Side of Personality

Is there a psychopath in your neighborhood, boardroom, or (egad) bedroom? Maybe it's more common than we want to think.

Narcissists: "Enough About Me: Let's Talk About Myself"

Randi Kreger
Arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes are a narcissistic trait

Joran, Casey and Psychopathic Narcissism: A Forensic Commentary

Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
What do Casey Anthony and Joran van der Sloot have in common?

Masks of Sanity: Detecting Disguised Personality Disorders (Part Two)

Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Masks of Sanity: Detecting Disguised Personality Disorders (Part Two)

Masks of Sanity (Part Four): What is a Psychopath?

Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
The term "psychopath" is being overused by expert commentators.

The Devil Made Me Do It

Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Procrastinate, and you’ve made a devil’s pact with yourself.

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy: What is the "Shadow"?

Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Understanding the "dark side" of our psyche.

The World's -- and My -- Love Affair with Lisbeth Salander

Stanton Peele
Lisbeth Salander -- a misfit -- may be the most beloved figure in the world

Cracking the Killing Code

Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
New tools for solving the ultimate crime mystery

Did Casey Kill Caylee? How Forensic Psychology Can Help Humanize Evil Deeds

Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Will forensic psychology play any part in Casey Anthony's murder trial?

Fifty Shades of Sexual Innocence

Stephen Snyder M.D.
What's up with the virgin locked in the castle?

He Was So Nice. Could He Be a Killer?

Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Did the in-the-news fake Rockefeller know who he really was?

Why Borderlines and Narcissists Seem to Want Power and Control

Randi Kreger
What is healthy and what's not in a relationship.

The hidden doublespeak of willpower and self-control

Matthew D. Lieberman Ph.D.
Who do we control the self for?

Could You Empathize with a Sex Offender?

Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Novelist Russell Banks peeks under society's forlorn bridges.

The Arizona shootings, Hannibal Lecter, and Arkham Asylum

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
The Arizona shootings should focus us on mental illness policy

Why isn't Mad Men's Don Draper Sleeping Around Anymore?

Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Can a serial cheater ever really change?

The Bully: Is Your (Ex) Spouse Dangerous?

Mark Banschick M.D.
A bully's metamorphosis can be dangerous to you and your family

The Malignant Divorce

Mark Banschick M.D.
Some divorces are like cancers, so how do we deal?

We Are Natural Born Followers

Mark van Vugt Ph.D.
Would you betray your mother to please an evil dictator?

Torture for Fun and Profit?

Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Professional torturer (almost) turns into hero in original novel.

Shadows, Clowns and Angels in our Dreams

Jeremy Taylor
When our "heroes" are as unconscious as our shadows

The Example of John Edwards' Ego

Russell Razzaque M.D.
John Edwards reminds us of the self-destructive potential of the ego.