The Anxious Overachiever is a companion to Kathleen Smith’s new book, Everything Isn’t Terrible.
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The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan review – psychiatry’s dubious past | Books | The Guardian 0 (0)
Brilliant detective work reveals that a famous study of psychiatric hospitals was mostly fiction, but what are the implications?
— Read on www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/10/great-pretender-susannah-cahalan
Emotionally Extreme Experiences, Not Just “Positive” or “Negative” Experiences, Are More Meaningful in Life – Scientific American Blog Network 0 (0)
In a new paper, Sean Murphy and Brock Bastian suggest that a focus on emotional valence may have been a red herring for the field. By intentionally pitting “positive” experiences against “negative” experiences, researchers have focused on the difference between these experiences. However, Murphy and Bastian argue that this has neglected our understanding of similarities in how the positivity and negativity of experiences are related to meaningfulness. They raise the intriguing possibility that the more relevant factor may be the extremity of the experience, not the valence. Perhaps both extremely pleasant and extremely painful events relative to more neutral events share a common set of characteristics that might lead them to be found more meaningful.
— Read on blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/emotionally-extreme-experiences-not-just-positive-or-negative-experiences-are-more-meaningful-in-life/
How you ‘attach’ to people may explain a lot about your inner life
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By Emma Young. Past studies have overstated people’s endorsement of myths like “video camera” metaphor, researchers say.
— Read on digest.bps.org.uk/2020/01/08/public-belief-in-memory-myths-not-actually-that-widespread-study-argues/
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Our obsession with happiness is making countless people depressed
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/05/stop-trying-to-be-happy-and-put-a-smile-on-face
12 Tips for Living with Someone Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder | The Exhausted Woman 0 (0)
As a teenager, Melanie made a suicide attempt and was diagnosed as having bipolar disorder during her psychiatric inpatient stay. She was told the several
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