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  • 4 Speech Bubbles
    The basics of Theodore Millon's MCMI-III, part 3
    In this article, we will look at what Theodore Millon refers to as "Cognitive style." This is the third of the four functional domains we are to examine. Millon defines the cognitive style in the following way: "How the patient...
  • Helping Hands
    The basics of Theodore Millon's MCMI-III, part 2
    In this article, we will look at the functional domain described by Theodore Millon as "Interpersonal Conduct." This domain relates to the clinician how the individual tends to relate to others. This may include how the individual's...
  • borderline personality disorder
    Three myths about BPD
    “The role of the therapist is to reflect the being/accepting self that was never allowed to be in the borderline.” ― Michael AdzemaMyth #1.Borderline personality disorder is a female disorder.It was long believed that the vast majority...
  • Long chair
    The basics of Theodore Millon's MCMI-III, part 1
    In this article series, we will examine how Theodore Millon modeled different kinds and extremes of personality traits. Doing this requires an articulation of how he carved the human subject at its conceptual joints. This model comes to constitute...
  • Grieving family
    Dealing with the death of a young person
    Death is never easy. And the death of a young person is especially heartbreaking and traumatic. There was so much future and so much possibility that is now forever gone. There will be no more birthdays, graduations or wedding days. This young...
  • How to manage your Brexit stress
    How to manage your Brexit stress
    Reeling from Brexit? The stock market plunging? Take a deep breath and know that in the larger context, this too shall pass. Change is usually destabilizing and many people already have a negativity bias. Put the two together and you have a...
  • Fishing Net
    John Protevi's explanation of the concept of emergence
    John Protevi’s definition of emergence – “…the (diachronic) construction of functional structures in complex systems that achieve a (synchronic) focus of systematic behavior as they constrain the behavior of individual...
  • Child eating watermelon
    Childhood hunger promotes violence as adults, study
    The consequences of childhood hunger may have dire effects lingering into adulthood, according the researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas. A new study (published June 20) proposes children who experience hunger in their childhood not...
  • Flowers hold clues to your personality
    Flowers hold clues to your personality
    Summer is the supreme stress-relief season with longer sunnier days, outdoor activities and delicious local fruits and vegetables to reduce unhealthy sugar and carbohydrate cravings. Walking in a park is the equivalent of a moving meditation....
  • Orlando shooting
    What can we do after Orlando?
    50 dead, 53 injured. Traumatized survivors. Doubled-over loved ones. A city, a state, a nation reeling in disbelief and horror. The worst mass shooting in US history. This kind of tragedy brings us to our knees. And it gives us pause.What can we...
  • Interview with Gail Roboz MD
    Interview with Gail Roboz MD
    This year's annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Ontology is particularly notable. The largest cancer global cancer conference of the year, it brings together leading cancer researchers from all over the world, to share the...
  • Human Kidney
    Interview with Dr. Robert A. Figlin
    According to the American Cancer Society, over 62,000 Americans will be diagnosed with kidney cancer this year. This disease commonly afflicts those around the age of 64. The most common form is known as renal cell carcinoma (RCC). We are joined...
  • Air pollution can mess up your brain
    Air pollution can mess up your brain
    Air pollution is a known culprit in lung and heart disease. Fine particulate matter, tiny particles, 1/30th the width of a human hair, are released into the air by power plants, factories, cars and trucks. These fine particles somehow invade the...
  • Baseball
    Interview with Mike Schmidt
    As the heat of summer approaches, you ought to be especially vigilant when it comes to skin health. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Mike Schmidt is a particularly eminent example of the importance of tending to skin care, having been diagnosed with skin...
  • Twirl of Brown and Gold
    Philosophy majors do the most drugs, survey suggests
    According to a survey conducted by The Tab, 70 percent of university students have tried drugs at least once. This features a range of 85 percent in Leeds and a bottom of 57 percent, among those in Cambridge, where 57 percent of students attempted...
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