Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Not Related to I.Q.

It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Intelligence, as measured by I.Q.,... Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurologically Based

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurologically based disorder. This position has become controversial as... Read More

Intro to Being an ADHD Parent

In my fifteen years of private practice working with children with ADHD, one of the... Read More

What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition. It is caused by genetic factors that... Read More

How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - "ADD" or "ADHD" - affects between five to ten percent... Read More

Why Does It Seem That There Are More Children With ADHD Than Ever Before?

Even though the percentage of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is likely the same... Read More

Anti-Social Behaviors and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Anti-social behaviors are common with ADHD individuals. About 60% of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder kids... Read More

What Causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

The most recent models that attempt to describe what is happening in the brains of... Read More

Its Never Too Late

First of all, a bit of background: A high school dropout, stay-at-home mom until the... Read More

Panic Attacks: Effective Ways to Cope

Jill is a 21 y/o college student who used to do well until about a... Read More

Are All Dementias Alzheimer?s?

I'm surprised when some patients and caregivers confuse dementia and Alzheimer's as one and the... Read More

Behavioral Manifestations of Alzheimer?s Dementia

Alzheimer's Dementia has a combination of cognitive and behavioral manifestations. Cognitive impairment is the core... Read More

What is the Treatment for Bipolar Disorder?

How do we treat bipolar disorder? Specifically, how do we treat mania or depression associated... Read More

You, I and We

Our life in society hovers around the concept of 'You?I? We'. The first stage is... Read More

Biometrics

ABSTRACTBiometric identification refers to identifying an individual based on his/her distinguishing physiological and/or behavioural characteristics.... Read More

Short Story: The Next Level of Humanity

"Hey Mac, have you ever been thinking of someone and then-bang! - The telephone rings... Read More

The Diagnosis Myth

Although I risk dissension by doing so, I must say something that I think many... Read More

Hypnosis: A Brief History

Evidence of hypnotic-like phenomena appears in many ancient cultures. The writer of Genesis seems familiar... Read More

The Psychology of Torture

There is one place in which one's privacy, intimacy, integrity and inviolability are guaranteed -... Read More

Serial Killers

Countess Erszebet Bathory was a breathtakingly beautiful, unusually well-educated woman, married to a descendant of... Read More

What is Narcissism?

A pattern of traits and behaviours which signify infatuation and obsession with one's self to... Read More

The Myth of Mental Illness

"You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world,... Read More

The Cyber Narcissist

To the narcissist, the Internet is an alluring and irresistible combination of playground and hunting... Read More

Narcissism, Substance Abuse, and Reckless Behaviours

Pathological narcissism is an addiction to Narcissistic Supply, the narcissist's drug of choice. It is,... Read More

Treatment Modalities and Therapies

Narcissism constitutes the entire personality. It is all-pervasive. Being a narcissist is akin to being... Read More

Eating Disorders and the Narcissist

Patients suffering from eating disorders binge on food and sometimes are both anorectic and bulimic.... Read More

Traumas as Social Interactions

("He" in this text - to mean "He" or "She").We react to serious mishaps, life... Read More

No Picnic In Sight

Upon being diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, I saw the reality behind the greatest myth of... Read More

Time Out of Mind

Let us first consider the role of time in our lives, then let us consider... Read More

Ericksons Theory of Human Development

I'm sure you've heard the term "Identity Crisis" before. It's thought of as a conflict... Read More

Why Other Children are Rejecting Your Child

IntroductionDeveloping healthy peer relationships is critical for the normal development of a child. Peer relationships... Read More

Creating A Winning Mindset

Do you know anyone who always wins? Sure you know that person, everything just works... Read More

The 5 Hindrances of the Mind: Are They Blocking Your Self-Esteem?

The issue of self-esteem is perhaps one of the greatest determinates in creating a life... Read More

Accepting New Ideas

Much of the time when a new idea comes to us, we handle that idea... Read More

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Nightmare After The Ordeal

Sarah is a 28 y/o accountant who had a traumatic past that she kept to... Read More

A Jungian Approach to Mental Illness

All of us suffer from some form of emotional distress at some stage. Some forms... Read More

Fairies and Mental Health

Schizophrenics hallucinate alternate realities. People who claim to have been abducted by aliens are accused... Read More

Get Out of Jail Free: Stop Being Defensive

When Marcus and Sally first met they immediately felt like kindred spirits. Marcus was generally... Read More

I?m Sorry! Blame-Game or Accountability?

A powerful tool for health as we approach the new year can be to focus... Read More

The Offspring of Aeolus - On the Incest Taboo

Incest is not such a clear-cut matter as it has been made out to be... Read More

Emotional Intelligence: The Basics

There's so much talk about emotional intelligence and how it can promote personal and business... Read More

The Mind, Information, and Attitude

Information is flowing to us at a great rate. The radio, television, the internet, advertising,... Read More

Hypnotic Myths

Even though hypnosis has been around officially since the 1700s (Franz Anton Mesmer), there are... Read More

Randomness of Human Thought

Random thought Sequence in the Human Mind. I want to comment on an article about... Read More

HypoManiacs Often Misunderstood

Are you a Hypomaniac? If you are you have some definite advantages over others. Hypomaniacs... Read More

Self Hypnosis or Shelf Hypnosis?

Self hypnosis is usually thought of as a person listening to an audio tape, mp3,... Read More

Human Psychological Issues in the Recruitment of Suicide Bombers

Swedish Scientists did a study and found that young men with low intelligence scores were... Read More

Dredging the Truth

To seek and find truth requires that we communicate within rather than without. When we... Read More

The Joan of Arc Complex

Sometimes I think that I have a mental health problem and that at any minute... Read More

Intuition

I. The Three IntuitionsIA. Eidetic IntuitionsIntuition is supposed to be a form of direct access.... Read More

Gender and the Narcissist

In the manifestation of their narcissism, female and male narcissists, inevitably, do tend to differ.... Read More

Artificial Intelligence - What Have We Learned Through Natural Ignorance?

During the late '80s and early '90s, I had the opportunity to work with expert... Read More

Four Cognitive Skills for Successful Learning

The word "cognition" is defined as "the act of knowing" or "knowledge." Cognitive skills therefore... Read More

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Tips

FIVE DON'T DO'SHow to Avoid the Wrath of the NarcissistNever disagree with the narcissist or... Read More

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) At a Glance

Most narcissists (75%) are men.NPD is one of a "family" of personality disorders (formerly known... Read More

Morality As A Mental State

INTRODUCTIONMoral values, rules, principles, and judgements are often thought of as beliefs or as true... Read More

Metaphors of the Mind (Part II)

Storytelling has been with us since the days of campfire and besieging wild animals. It... Read More

Metaphors of the Mind (Part I)

The brain (and, by implication, the Mind) has been compared to the latest technological innovation... Read More

The Iron Mask - The Common Sources of Personality Disorders

Do all personality disorders have a common psychodynamic source?To what stage of personal development can... Read More

The Cultural Narcissist - Lasch In An Age Of Diminishing Expectations

"The new narcissist is haunted not by guilt but by anxiety. He seeks not to... Read More

On Empathy

The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1999 edition) defines empathy as:"The ability to imagine oneself in anther's place... Read More

On Dis-ease

We are all terminally ill. It is a matter of time before we all die.... Read More

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Who is a Malignant Narcissist?

QUESTION Number 1 - Who is a Narcissist?Dear Dr. Vaknin,I read the excerpts you placed... Read More

What?s the Problem: Introducing Solution Focus Pt 1

Solution Focus is the brain child of Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer. This... Read More

What?s the Problem: Introducing Solution Focus Pt 2

Again, many of us think we listen, yet we don't always "attend" to the person... Read More

Key Solution Focus Interviewing Skills

There are several key Solution Focus interviewing skills that are indispensable in moving individuals from... Read More

Solution Focus Process: Solution Talk vs. Problem Talk Pt I

Solution Talk vs. Problem TalkProblem talk, of course, is talk about the problem. Solution Focus... Read More

Solution Focus Process: Solution Talk vs. Problem Talk Pt 2

It is crucial that interviewing with helpee progress toward solutions. In addition to Exceptions and... Read More

Kleptomaniac Confessions

Ever felt urged to steal a piece of bubblegum from the grocery store and given... Read More

We are in the End Days; Oh, Really Now?

Some think the world is coming to an end, they cite signs in the Revelations... Read More

Gay Men Psychology

Gay men are said to be usually third or further born from the same mother.... Read More

A Look at The Brain

The endless, immeasurable brain. It does seem like more we discover about it, the more... Read More

Rediscovering the Mind

From the viewpoint of a modern microbiologist, we hear the call for integration and common... Read More

Animal Cruelty: The Key to Serial Minds

What makes a common person a Serial Killer? According to research, serial killers exhibit what... Read More

Cult De-Programming?

The following good work from a person engaged in trying to free people from cultish... Read More

Achieving an Ambidextrous Mindset

History lends us an ideal of ambidexterity: Leonardo da Vinci, Harry Truman and James Garfield... Read More

The Undeniable Power of Suggestion

How exactly is the Human Psyche effected by the trivial "power of suggestion?" When a... Read More

Do You Love Your Body?

Through out the course of one's life one is faced with and accumulates a history... Read More

The Essence of Being Human

What does it mean to be Human? Well if you reflect on your thoughts and... Read More

What is the Addictions Recovery Measurement System?

As I climbed 15-feet on a wooden ladder to the top of an old platform,... Read More

Parapsychology: Maximizing Effectivity Of Targeted Controlled Remote Viewing Techniques

Individuals with a solid working knowledge of Controlled Remote Viewing (CRV) have undoubtedly encountered the... Read More

Jack the Ripper

At around 3.40am on August 31st 1888, a carter named Charles Cross was making his... Read More

Subconscious Drives Make You Unhappy

Feelings and emotions are nerve impulses.The feel of paper and the flush of shame. Feelings... Read More

Right Brain, Left Brain

The right brain controls the left side of the body and the left brain controls... Read More

The Special Secret of Intuition

The limbic systemNerve impulses were known to relay feelings and emotions - whether they be... Read More

Christian Psychotherapy for Convicts?

Repeated research studies have revealed that secular efforts at rehabilitation have been unsuccessful in preventing... Read More

Establishing Trust in Grief Management Groups

Trust is the basis of all human relationships. Trust can be thought of as a... Read More

Waking Up in the Middle of a Good Dream

When the brain is asleep and in REM dream mode it has distinct patterns not... Read More

Birds in the Room Alter Sleep Patterns of Humans

Birds have always been considered good pets of modern day humans. It seems our living... Read More

Animal to Animal Telepathy

There has been much study on Telepathy in the animal kingdom. Many have experienced telepathy... Read More

Precognition or Circadian Rhythm?

The bodies natural clock or circadian rhythm seems to have sensors through the brain and... Read More

What are the 4 Brainwave Patterns and How Do They Effect Your Health

WHAT ARE BRAINWAVES?Every moment of your life your brain is active. It is pulsing with... Read More

Split Personality - A Myth or a Reality?

IntroductionIn this world today, there are a lot of unbelievable diseases. One of them is... Read More

Psychological Tips for Effective Studying

STUDY STRATEGIES* Revise regularly- Revision should be continuous if you are to gain a deep... Read More

The End of Psychotherapy

In two articles entitled "We Are Not Our Personalities" and "Eliminating The Past" I make... Read More

Synchronized Swimming Advantage for Twins

The Olympic Contests for Synchronized Swimming are a testament to the natural human ability of... Read More

An Easy Cure For Math Phobia

Why is it that one person enjoys math, while another person hates it?Why does one... Read More

The Attention Spanner

After a long and patient wait in queue, you reached the post office counter. Just... Read More

What is the Theory of Multiple Intelligences? Part 2: Cultural Influence

Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences developed as he worked with brain injured adults and... Read More

Insighting Human Behavior thru Gravity Wave Simulations of the Moon

Every police officer will tell you that when there is a full moon, the natives... Read More

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Nightmare After The Ordeal

Sarah is a 28 y/o accountant who had a traumatic past that she kept to... Read More

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) At a Glance

Most narcissists (75%) are men.NPD is one of a "family" of personality disorders (formerly known... Read More

Treatment Modalities and Therapies

Narcissism constitutes the entire personality. It is all-pervasive. Being a narcissist is akin to being... Read More

Kleptomaniac Confessions

Ever felt urged to steal a piece of bubblegum from the grocery store and given... Read More

Insighting Human Behavior thru Gravity Wave Simulations of the Moon

Every police officer will tell you that when there is a full moon, the natives... Read More

The End of Psychotherapy

In two articles entitled "We Are Not Our Personalities" and "Eliminating The Past" I make... Read More

The Psychology of Torture

There is one place in which one's privacy, intimacy, integrity and inviolability are guaranteed -... Read More

Ericksons Theory of Human Development

I'm sure you've heard the term "Identity Crisis" before. It's thought of as a conflict... Read More

On Dis-ease

We are all terminally ill. It is a matter of time before we all die.... Read More

Human Psychological Issues in the Recruitment of Suicide Bombers

Swedish Scientists did a study and found that young men with low intelligence scores were... Read More

Short Story: The Next Level of Humanity

"Hey Mac, have you ever been thinking of someone and then-bang! - The telephone rings... Read More

Intro to Being an ADHD Parent

In my fifteen years of private practice working with children with ADHD, one of the... Read More

I?m Sorry! Blame-Game or Accountability?

A powerful tool for health as we approach the new year can be to focus... Read More

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Tips

FIVE DON'T DO'SHow to Avoid the Wrath of the NarcissistNever disagree with the narcissist or... Read More

Birds in the Room Alter Sleep Patterns of Humans

Birds have always been considered good pets of modern day humans. It seems our living... Read More

Creating A Winning Mindset

Do you know anyone who always wins? Sure you know that person, everything just works... Read More

The Special Secret of Intuition

The limbic systemNerve impulses were known to relay feelings and emotions - whether they be... Read More

Gender and the Narcissist

In the manifestation of their narcissism, female and male narcissists, inevitably, do tend to differ.... Read More

What is the Addictions Recovery Measurement System?

As I climbed 15-feet on a wooden ladder to the top of an old platform,... Read More

A Case for Multiple Intelligences Based Classroom Instruction

Although many high school age students tend to think and learn in nontraditional ways, American... Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Not Related to I.Q.

It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Intelligence, as measured by I.Q.,... Read More

Hypnosis: A Brief History

Evidence of hypnotic-like phenomena appears in many ancient cultures. The writer of Genesis seems familiar... Read More

The Myth of Mental Illness

"You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world,... Read More

Nature VS Nurture - Theories of Personality in 21st Century

Nature vs Nurture theories have wasted a lot of energy of human beings. Plato is... Read More

Artificial Intelligence - What Have We Learned Through Natural Ignorance?

During the late '80s and early '90s, I had the opportunity to work with expert... Read More

Why Does It Seem That There Are More Children With ADHD Than Ever Before?

Even though the percentage of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is likely the same... Read More

Its Never Too Late

First of all, a bit of background: A high school dropout, stay-at-home mom until the... Read More

Lesson Plans that Reach the Multiple Intelligences

American schools have traditionally favored those students who excel in the linguistic and analytical arenas... Read More

What Causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

The most recent models that attempt to describe what is happening in the brains of... Read More

No Picnic In Sight

Upon being diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, I saw the reality behind the greatest myth of... Read More

Subconscious Drives Make You Unhappy

Feelings and emotions are nerve impulses.The feel of paper and the flush of shame. Feelings... Read More

Accepting New Ideas

Much of the time when a new idea comes to us, we handle that idea... Read More

Metaphors of the Mind (Part II)

Storytelling has been with us since the days of campfire and besieging wild animals. It... Read More

You, I and We

Our life in society hovers around the concept of 'You?I? We'. The first stage is... Read More

Are Observations Objective?

On the outset all observations may seem to be objective, but in reality subjectivity tends... Read More

Kids and Lifebooks: Tips for Social Workers

Every child who is adopted from foster care deserves a clear, detailed record of his... Read More

The Diagnosis Myth

Although I risk dissension by doing so, I must say something that I think many... Read More

Metaphors of the Mind (Part I)

The brain (and, by implication, the Mind) has been compared to the latest technological innovation... Read More

On Empathy

The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1999 edition) defines empathy as:"The ability to imagine oneself in anther's place... Read More

Emotion is a Reaction to the Influence

Each one of us is linked to the emotions whether by protecting self values or... Read More

Are All Dementias Alzheimer?s?

I'm surprised when some patients and caregivers confuse dementia and Alzheimer's as one and the... Read More

What?s the Problem: Introducing Solution Focus Pt 1

Solution Focus is the brain child of Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer. This... Read More

Behavioral Manifestations of Alzheimer?s Dementia

Alzheimer's Dementia has a combination of cognitive and behavioral manifestations. Cognitive impairment is the core... Read More

A Jungian Approach to Mental Illness

All of us suffer from some form of emotional distress at some stage. Some forms... Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurologically Based

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurologically based disorder. This position has become controversial as... Read More

The Undeniable Power of Suggestion

How exactly is the Human Psyche effected by the trivial "power of suggestion?" When a... Read More

What are the 4 Brainwave Patterns and How Do They Effect Your Health

WHAT ARE BRAINWAVES?Every moment of your life your brain is active. It is pulsing with... Read More

Rediscovering the Mind

From the viewpoint of a modern microbiologist, we hear the call for integration and common... Read More

How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - "ADD" or "ADHD" - affects between five to ten percent... Read More

Biometrics

ABSTRACTBiometric identification refers to identifying an individual based on his/her distinguishing physiological and/or behavioural characteristics.... Read More