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Missing, Mangled, and Merged Diagnose
Daniel J Winarick Ph.D.
Are you conflicted about going out on the town or staying in solo? Four tips for deciding what to do might help.
Who are you?
When you're in a relationship, do you often worry that your partner is unfaithful to you? Knowledge of self might help.
Can psychotherapy for narcissism work? A little mirroring can go a long way.
Do people frequently misinterpret your friendliness for a romantic or sexual invitation? Knowledge of self can help.
How do you know if someone has a personality disorder? Multi-method assessment.
The sociopath is not next door. He’s playing golf. Donald Trump is an exaggerated textbook prototype of Antisocial Personality Disorder.
The OCPD type of person is very systematic. They carefully plan everything down to the smallest detail. They often get lost in the details and forget their overall purpose.
It generated a model of personality classification based on the notion of individuals differences in reinforcement strategies.
In the early 20th century, there was widespread interest in describing the personality characteristics of individuals before, during, and after the onset of severe mental illness.
In the early 20th century, personality subtypes were increasingly described in the context of mental illness.
Schizoid and avoidant patients will evoke distinctive counter-transference reactions in their therapists.
Trait models of schizoid and avoidant personality disorders.
The behaviors described by current personality disorder categories have been identified and described throughout the course of history.
Freud explained their psychic structure in terms of a weak, inhibited, or lacking super-ego and id in contrast to the overly developed and active ego.
The mangling of schizoid personality disorder in DSM-III yielded three putatively distinct disorders, creating a longstanding diagnostic controversy.
When psychoanalysis and descriptive psychiatry converged in the DSM-I and DSM-II, the schizoid personality construct was born. Now it’s on life support, just making the DSM-V.
A new book debunks psychiatry skeptics and reaffirms its role in medicine.
Who are the chanters?
While there is widespread agreement that there was "meddling" in the 2016 election, there is less agreement about whether the meddling was effective. What does psychology say?
Political persuasion or pathological social behavior? Vintage viewpoints receive renewed attention.
Millennial lexicon touts the fear of missing out (FoMO) but neglects DoMO.
What do we know about the psychology of millennials? Empirical and clinical evidence may offer the keys to unlocking the mystery.
Where did all the schizoids go?
A new deal for DSM-VI may mean a new shuffle of diagnoses as well.
Daniel Winarick, Ph.D., is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital, an adjunct professor of psychology at Queens College-CUNY, and a clinical psychologist.