Tag: Abnormal Psychology

It’s Not a Mask

 

I’m tired but can’t sleep; an experience everyone has at some point. But not everyone fears to close one’s eyes for what thoughts and dreams will rush into the void of sensation. Not everyone screams and mutters without making a sound in a familiar internal battle to “just shut up and go to sleep.”

Mental illnesses are as varied as personalities. We speak of symptoms and causes generally, as with diseases and purely physical ailments, because there is a utility in generalizations and playing the odds. But depression, crippling anxiety, compulsions, hallucinations, and other psychological oddities are not like a rash that looks the same on anyone.

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Not to beat on a dead (alcoholic, brain-damaged, deeply corrupt, in-bed-with-the-Saudis) horse, but some video footage has ’emerged’ of Hillary Rodham just casually walking down the street in New York City enjoying a shopping day with some friends. What is fascinating to me about the video footage is that the camera operator is always perfectly positioned […]

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I have had the misfortune of knowing two individuals in my life who I can confidently call narcissistic sociopaths.  Their moral disregard for even their closest relatives and friends is shocking. They are as cruel to children and elders as to peers. At their best, they are either dismissive or manipulative. When angered, often by […]

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