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Narcissist Questionnaire
2014-08-06 05:06:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’re looking for a foolproof way to determine whether or not someone is a vain or egotistical, the authors of a new PLOS ONE study have come up with what they claim is a foolproof way to find out by asking just one simple question. The question in question – “To what extent do you agree with this statement: ‘I am a narcissist.’” For their study, Brad Bushman, a professor of communication and psychology at the...

narcissism and empathy
2014-05-31 05:30:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you know a narcissist or are one yourself, then you know how the condition leads to an inflated sense of self-importance combined with a deep need for admiration. At its root, narcissism is actually a cleverly constructed mask worn by those with a low or fragile self-esteem. Like the many other personality disorders, narcissistic personality disorder causes the affected to behave in a manner that limits their ability to function...

2013-10-16 23:28:24

Malibu Based Paradigm Malibu Focusing on Teen Mental Health Treatment In a Residential Treatment Setting Malibu, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 According to industry statistics, approximately 20% of all teens suffer from a diagnosed mental health issue. Furthermore, approximately 25% of all adolescents have at least one major depressive episode before the age of 18. To counter these startling statistics, Paradigm Malibu, a teen mental health treatment center for behavioral health issues, has...

2013-05-31 23:21:07

In its first six months on the bookshelves, “Divorcing a Narcissist” is receiving rave reviews and has remained in the media spotlight with a recent appearance on "Huff Post Live" and a subsequent article in the Huffington Post by Dr. Craig Maklin titled, "5 Early Warning Signs that you are with a Narcissist." San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 In its first six months, Tina Swithin´s new book, “Divorcing a Narcissist” has remained in the media...

2013-01-09 05:02:25

Narcissistic Personality Disorder has continued to garner increased media attention over the past year. While many experts have weighed in on the topic of narcissism, we have yet to hear from a survivor - until now. San Luis Obispo, Calif. (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 “Divorcing a Narcissist- One Mom´s Battle” -Due to several high-profile divorce cases such as Peter Cook and Christie Brinkley, Narcissistic Personality Disorder has continued to garner increased media attention...

Facebook Use Raises Self-Esteem
2012-06-27 06:20:17

We all love social networks. That's the obvious conclusion from Facebook's 900 million active users and its current rank as one of the most visited sites on the web. New studies from the University of Georgia finds what people may really "like" about social networking is they get to talk about themselves. "Despite the name ℠social networks,' much user activity on networking sites is self-focused," said Brittany Gentile, a UGA doctoral candidate who looked at the effects of social...

2012-03-12 14:52:46

Although high levels of narcissism can impair ethical judgment regardless of one's religious orientation or orthodox beliefs, narcissism is more harmful in those who might be expected to be more ethical, according to a Baylor University study published online in the Journal of Business Ethics. "Devout people who are narcissistic and exercise poor ethical judgment would be committing acts that are, according to their own internalized value system, blatantly hypocritical," said Marjorie J....

2012-01-24 21:07:16

Rhode Island Hospital study finds changes could result in false-negative diagnoses A newly published paper from Rhode Island Hospital reports on the impact to patients if five personality disorders are removed from the upcoming revision to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th edition (DSM-5). Based on their study, the researchers believe these changes could result in false-negative diagnoses for patients. The paper is published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and is now...

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2008-12-21 09:15:00

Aren't you ashamed of yourself? All these years, you've been trying to build up your child's self-esteem, and now a growing body of research suggests you may be making a big mistake. A study published in the December issue of Child Development finds that early adolescents with high self-esteem are more likely to react aggressively when they feel ashamed than their peers with lower levels of self-esteem. "Young teens with low self-esteem apparently don't feel the need to protect their...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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