Urge overkill: Here's why kleptomaniacs are not thieves
Less than one in 20 shoplifters have kleptomania, which is defined as an impulse-control disorder - much like addictions -- usually accompanied with emotional or behavioural disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety ...
Hindustan Times - Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:11

8 Tips on How to Recognize Someone With Obsessive-Compulsive Personality ...
People with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder do not necessarily have the more commonly discussed obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), although many individuals think the two conditions are the same. Those with obsessive-compulsive ...
Huffington Post - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:30

More than 160 students to present projects at Undergraduate Research ...
Katherine Deckert, Leawood, “An Examination of the Structure of Obsessive Compulsive Personality Traits in Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Network Analysis"; research mentors: Evangelia Chrysikou, psychology; Stephen Ilardi, psychology. Andrea ...
KU Today - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:30



The Man Who Couldn't Stop Giving
And so it was with João—researchers hoped that his compulsive giving could shed light on normal generosity, helping them understand why human beings give and why, biologically, giving feels good. This work does raise .... Lees's patients all had ...
The Atlantic - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:33

Learn why partner is not ready to take next step: Ellie
Overwhelmed by Stuff. Hoarding is often associated with a personality disorder. ... According to the International OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) Foundation, therapies that work well for other OCD's don't seem to be as effective for hoarding ...
Toronto Star - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 03:52

Move to BFs city not going well
Hamilton Spectator - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:41

The psychology of why so many people bite their nails
"Everybody picks and bites to a degree," says Fred Penzel, a psychologist who helps patients deal with nail biting, hair plucking, and other body-focused repetitive disorders. "When it gets to the point that people are doing damage to themselves, that ...
Vox - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:01



A Pathological Liar Is Made, Not Born: When Telling The Truth Is Nearly Impossible
Like sociopathy, psychopathy, and other forms of social deviance, the closest the DSM comes to including pathological lying is antisocial personality disorder. And pathological lying is only a possible symptom of ... While some data exist that point to ...
Medical Daily - Wed, 22 Apr 2015 04:00



Book review: Every Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline - race to the finish
Eric's life changes when he treats emergency room patient Max Jakubowski, a 17-year-old with obsessive-compulsive disorder who can't cope with the fact that his 90-year-old grandmother is terminally ill. Max also has violent thoughts about a girl he ...
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Sat, 25 Apr 2015 04:03


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