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What is clinical depression?

Clinical depression (also known as major depression, major depressive disorder or unipolar depression) is a serious mental illness that negatively affects how a person thinks.

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Is society partially responsible for the criminal behaviours of psychopaths?

Dr Willem Martens, the director of the W. Khan Institute of Theoretical Psychiatry and Neuroscience, suggests that contrary to popular belief, the psychopath experiences emotional pain the same as ‘normal’ people do.

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Viewing Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the 2020 election through the lens of Social Rank Theory.

Donald Trump may very well see his ritualistic agnostic behaviour (RAB) as being higher than that of Joe Biden which is contributing to Trump’s refusal to concede the 2020 election. Trump may believe that Biden is weak and incapable of holding the office of president of the United States.

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The case of serial rapist and serial killer Brian Dugan. Part 2.

Dugan’s defence team used Dugan’s FMRI scan to demonstrate that the convicted murderer had deficits in brain functioning. The defence argued that these significant deficits in brain functioning contributed to Dugan’s violent and depraved behaviour.

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The case of serial rapist and serial killer Brian Dugan: Part 1.

Brian Dugan was born in 1956 in Nashua, New Hampshire and is a convicted serial rapist and serial killer. Dugan once made a claim that when he was a teenager, he was abducted and raped by serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

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Reforming trauma coaching explores parentification and trauma bonding.

Parentification occurs when children assume the care giving roles of the parents. The child is compelled to give up their own needs, wants, desires and childhood to look after siblings and/or their parents.

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The schizophrenic as a prosecutor putting their hallucinations and delusions on trial.

The schizophrenic individual must become the prosecutor and the delusions and hallucinations must become the defendant. The schizophrenic individual must prove to a hypothetical jury, beyond a reasonable doubt, that the delusions and hallucinations either exist or do not exist.

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THE CASE OF THE 12-YEAR-OLD SCHOOL GIRL TIAHLEIGH PALMER WHO WAS MOLESTED BY HER FOSTER BROTHER AND MURDERED BY HER FOSTER FATHER- PART 2.

Sibling incest most commonly occurs in larger families where there is an abundance of emotional and physical abuse, marital conflicts, blurred or non-existent intrafamilial boundaries and significant parentification.

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The case of the 12-year-old school girl Tiahleigh Palmer who was molested by her foster brother and murdered by her foster father- Part 1.

Rick had in fact murdered his foster daughter Tiahleigh to prevent anybody from discovering that his 18-year-old son Trent had been molesting the young school girl. Trent had disclosed to a relative that he had raped the young girl and was concerned that she may be pregnant.

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Is the current social media fascination with narcissism and psychopathy following the path of the eugenics movements of the 30’s and 40’s?

Within the last 10 years, social media has pounced all over narcissism and psychopathy. Once conditions relatively unheard of outside of academia, social media interest in narcissism and psychopathy has exploded exponentially.

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Reforming Trauma Coaching explores the signs and symptoms of trauma in children and adolescents.

Children and adolescents that have been exposed to trauma, either directly or indirectly, experience, process, display and suffer from trauma much differently than adults.

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What is emotional intelligence?

Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as the capacity of individuals to recognise and differentiate between the emotions and feelings of themselves and others.

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