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"

Arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes are a narcissistic trait

Joran, Casey and Psychopathic Narcissism: A Forensic Commentary

What do Casey Anthony and Joran van der Sloot have in common?

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

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

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

The term "psychopath" is being overused by expert commentators.

The Devil Made Me Do It

Procrastinate, and you’ve made a devil’s pact with yourself.

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

Understanding the "dark side" of our psyche.

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

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

Cracking the Killing Code

New tools for solving the ultimate crime mystery

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

Will forensic psychology play any part in Casey Anthony's murder trial?

Fifty Shades of Sexual Innocence

What's up with the virgin locked in the castle?

He Was So Nice. Could He Be a Killer?

Did the in-the-news fake Rockefeller know who he really was?

Why Borderlines and Narcissists Seem to Want Power and Control

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

Could You Empathize with a Sex Offender?

Novelist Russell Banks peeks under society's forlorn bridges.

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

Can a serial cheater ever really change?

The Bully: Is Your (Ex) Spouse Dangerous?

A bully's metamorphosis can be dangerous to you and your family

The Malignant Divorce

Some divorces are like cancers, so how do we deal?

We Are Natural Born Followers

Would you betray your mother to please an evil dictator?

Torture for Fun and Profit?

Professional torturer (almost) turns into hero in original novel.

Shadows, Clowns and Angels in our Dreams

When our "heroes" are as unconscious as our shadows

The Example of John Edwards' Ego

John Edwards reminds us of the self-destructive potential of the ego.