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Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and The Meaning of Things

Stuff Compulsive Hoarding and The Meaning of Things by Randy O Frost and Gail Stekete In 1947 two dead bodies were found in a New York Brownstone. What made news was the fact that the house contained 170 tons of … Continue reading

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God Put You In Our Way

God Put You In Our Way Heath Ledger was an extremely brilliant, but deeply troubled man. It seems so unfair that he was taken from us so soon, but at least we got him for a few years. He came … Continue reading

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A Legend To Fall For

A Legend To Fall For Brad Pitt is a Legend to Fall For. He caught my eye first in Thelma and Louise back in 1991. His passionate romp with Gena Davis left me lusting for a similar experience. But it … Continue reading

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression    I woke up in tears my second night at the hospital.  I’d had a dream about someone taking Ana from me.  I got up and went to the bathroom, where I sobbed uncontrollably.  I felt down right … Continue reading

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Homeland and 24

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Homeland and 24 Since Homeland debuted in 2011 it has been consistently compared to its predecessor 24, and with good reason. Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa who created the show wrote for 24 before … Continue reading

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The Sociopath Next Door

The Sociopath Next Door The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout, PhD, came out in 2005.  The Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders 4 says that a sociopath is diagnosed with Anti-Social Personality Disorder and these are the characteristics: … Continue reading

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The Batterer: A Psychological Profile

The Batterer: A Psychological Profile The Batter: A Psychological Profile by Donald G Dutton, PhD with Susan K Golant came out in 1995.  The book examines the abusive relationship in detail and gives insight into how and why the abuse … Continue reading

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Dark Nights Of The Soul

Dark Night of the Soul The Dark Night of the Soul by Thomas Moore came out in 2004.  It is based upon the ideas of St John of the Cross who was a Spanish Mystic and Poet.  His approach, as … Continue reading

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If Only

If Only If Only: How To Turn Regret Into Opportunity by Neal Roese, PhD came out in 2005.  In his book Roese introduces the ideas of Counterfactuals.  A Counterfactual is a product of what might commonly be called imagination.  Counterfactuals … Continue reading

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Against Depression

Against Depression Against Depression by Peter D Kramer came out in 2005.  Kramer examines what depression is, including apathy, guilt and listlessness. He covers the social attitude toward depression as well as the genetic role in depression.  He moves on … Continue reading

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