Are All Narcissists Also Sadistic?

This post was originally published on this siteBy Seth Meyers, Psy.D. Narcissism is a broad term used to refer to a common personality trait and also to the clinical disorder known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder, a severe and pervasive personality style that underlies an individual’s entire approach to others and the world around him or… Continue Reading

Suicide: Helping Survivors Cope

Suicide: Helping Survivors Cope

This post was originally published on this siteBy Joseph Cirigliano, MA, MS Why do individuals commit suicide? Despite its prevalence, suicide remains highly stigmatized and survivors of suicide often suffer in silence in fear of being judged and criticized. This paper will first examine the prevalence of suicide, focusing on gender, culture, method, and mental… Continue Reading

Making Love Last: Lessons from the Long Married

Making Love Last: Lessons from the Long Married

This post was originally published on this siteBy Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. Although the marriage rate has been trending down since the 1970s, the majority of Americans are married at some point in their lives. While only about 51% of the population is currently married, 72% have been married at least once. Despite a discouraging divorce… Continue Reading

Adult ADHD: 5 Tips for Managing Technology So It Doesn’t Manage You

Adult ADHD: 5 Tips for Managing Technology So It Doesn’t Manage You

This post was originally published on this siteBy Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Technology for ADHD can be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it helps adults with ADHD stay productive. After all, you can use technology to remind yourself of important appointments, meetings and deadlines. You can use technology to keep track… Continue Reading

Staying Involved as a Non-Custodial Parent

Staying Involved as a Non-Custodial Parent

This post was originally published on this siteBy Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. It is often difficult for non-custodial parents to have regular, meaningful contact with their kids following the divorce. It is so difficult that there are many non-custodial parents who gradually slip out of their children’s lives. Studies verify the problem. In the U.S., 83… Continue Reading