November 27, 2020
by Elizabeth Pratt
During a global pandemic, many essential workers have been hailed as heroes.
Some are uncomfortable with the title, but there’s a certain group who especially love being viewed in this way. Narcissists. [More]
July 30, 2020
by Elizabeth Pratt
Narcissists don’t learn from their mistakes, because they fail to acknowledge they made a mistake in the first place.
Researchers from Oregon State University found that narcissists don’t admit fault when they get something wrong or make a mistake, but if they make good decisions are happy to claim they knew that would be the outcome. [More]
December 18, 2017
by Patricia Tomasi
Selfie-taking is a phenomenon in its own right and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. However, some scientists and researchers think some selfie-takers may have a mental illness and they even have a name for it: Selfitis. [More]
Over the course of the last year, Bill Cosby has fallen hard from his place as a beloved figure in American culture to a disgraced man who is constantly at war for over his legacy. His status as the icon of family entertainment and solid values has been thrown completely into question with the sensational allegations against him, with dozens of women accusing Cosby of having drugged and then raped them. Recently there has been a release of deposition information from 2005 in which Cosby admits to having pursued the purchase of the now illicit drug quaaludes for the purposes of giving it to women in a sexual context. [More]
December 4, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA
There are a lot of issues that are being focused on in the news today, and it's important to take a look at them so that we can better understand them and what they do to the people who are dealing with them. One type of mental illness that has gotten a lot more focus as of late is the category of personality disorders. Personality disorders are a category of disorders that have certain traits, but each of them are different as well. [More]