Personality Traits

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    How To Deal With A Narcissistic Mother?

    Mothers with narcissistic personality disorder traits can negatively affect their children. For those who believe they were raised by a mother with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), a better understanding of their relationship, and narcissism in general, can lead to healing…

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    The Science Behind Extroverts and Introverts

    You’re not imagining it. Your extroverted friend who seems so different from you? It’s because their brain is wired differently. Here’s a quick-and-dirty guide to some key differences between introverts’ and extroverts’ brains, according to science — and let me…

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    The Basics of Jungian Psychology

    Carl Jung was an early supporter of Sigmund Freud because of their shared interest in the unconscious. He was an active member of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society (formerly known as the Wednesday Psychological Society). When the International Psychoanalytical Association formed…

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    Self-Concept in Psychology

    Self-concept is our personal knowledge of who we are, encompassing all of our thoughts and feelings about ourselves physically, personally, and socially. Self-concept also includes our knowledge of how we behave, our capabilities, and our individual characteristics. Our self-concept develops…

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    Understanding Gender Fluidity

    A person who is gender fluid is flexible in regard to the sex with which they identify. They believe that gender is non-binary, meaning that not all humans fit squarely into either the male or female category. Gender, then, is…

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    Understanding the Laws of Attraction.

    Psychology has studied the laws of attraction for at least half a century, and some of the findings might surprise you. We often think that how attractive we are is just about physical appearance. We assume that we’re either a…

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    A Guide to Personality Disorders

    Personality disorders are classified and defined by the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) as mental illnesses. Difficulty coping with normal stress and trouble forming relationships with family, friends, and coworkers may all be indications…