Stigma

Stigma Is Bad… Except for one Diagnosis?

Mental illness stigma is a very real problem. Those of us living with mental illness usually aren't thrilled when people casually toss around mental illness diagnoses as adjectives, such as "she's so bipolar" or "he's so OCD" or "everyone's a little ADHD." (And you may have noticed this post make a brief appearance yesterday and… Continue reading Stigma Is Bad… Except for one Diagnosis?

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What is… the Dark Triad/Tetrad

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is the dark triad/tetrad, and comes at the request of Meg from Where Good Advice Happens. The dark triad was first described in a 2002 paper by psychologists Paulhus and Williams, who happen to be researchers at my… Continue reading What is… the Dark Triad/Tetrad

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What Is… Narcissism

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is narcissism. It seems like there's talk about narcissism all over the internet these days, so I thought I'd delve into it a little further.  The term derives from Greek mythology and the story of Narcissus, who fell… Continue reading What Is… Narcissism