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Psychology Information

On Empathy


The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1999 edition) defines empathy as:"The ability to imagine oneself in anther's place and understand the other's feelings, desires, ideas, and actions. It is a term coined in the early 20th century, equivalent to the German Einfhlung and modelled on "sympathy.

On Dis-ease


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

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Who is a Malignant Narcissist?


QUESTION Number 1 - Who is a Narcissist?Dear Dr. Vaknin,I read the excerpts you placed on your web site with great interest.

What's the Problem: Introducing Solution Focus Pt 1


Solution Focus is the brain child of Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer. This positive approach to problem resolution is rooted in the tradition of Milton Erickson's brief therapy.

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 who is speaking to us. We are too busy doing other things! We are not being 100% attentive.

Key Solution Focus Interviewing Skills


There are several key Solution Focus interviewing skills that are indispensable in moving individuals from problem focus to solution focus.Exploration Exploring the meaning helpee is giving to words, situation, experience.

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 Process: Solution Talk vs. Problem Talk Pt 2


It is crucial that interviewing with helpee progress toward solutions. In addition to Exceptions and Miracle questions, Coping and Scaling questions are also useful and effective methods of moving helpees from problem talk to solution talk.

Kleptomaniac Confessions


Ever felt urged to steal a piece of bubblegum from the grocery store and given in? Then you are likely training to become either a kleptomaniac or an addictive compulsive thief. Do not despair - you're not alone.

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


Some think the world is coming to an end, they cite signs in the Revelations and current world events. The world is not going to end, in all the written history and much of course which maybe somewhat a modified version of what actually happened nothing has ever been perfect and the doom and gloomers of those past periods too were out in fill force.

Gay Men Psychology


Gay men are said to be usually third or further born from the same mother. You might wish to check it out sometime.

A Look at The Brain


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

Rediscovering the Mind


From the viewpoint of a modern microbiologist, we hear the call for integration and common sense in sciences that are all too often devising separate stakes and battlements to pontificate from, on high. The 'experts' thus proving their ignorance because the result inevitably is specious ego and puffery.

Animal Cruelty: The Key to Serial Minds


What makes a common person a Serial Killer? According to research, serial killers exhibit what is known as the 'Triad of Warning Signs in Childhood.'1Indicators include:* Firestarting, invariably just for the thrill of destroying things* Cruelty to Animals: Most children can be cruel to animals, such as pulling the legs off of spiders, but future serial killers often kill larger animals, like dogs and cats, and frequently for their solitary enjoyment rather than to impress peers.

Cult De-Programming?


The following good work from a person engaged in trying to free people from cultish programming is far better than most. It demonstrates the person is aware of mind control techniques employed in influencing people.

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