Reframing Autism as an Alternative Form of Consciousness
Pythiism: Reframing Autism as an Alternative Form of Consciousness is the first new major theory of autism since 1944. It asserts that autism is based, not in the brain, but in the psyche: where mind interfaces with matter - a seismic shift in focus from empirical to intuitive observation.
What is your yolk and how do you discover it? And more importantly, how can your yolk help you to connect within in, order to connect with others? Yolk is a modern-day roadmap designed to help you find and access your unique essence or blueprint – the qualities and traits that are filled with potential and promise and that make you an authentic ......
Exploring Narcissistic and Borderline States of Mind
Pathologies of the Self draws on almost 40 years of clinical practice to explore the nature and structure of human identity. In this fascinating book Phil Mollon explores narcissistic phenomena in both the clinic and everyday life, demonstrating the illusory nature of the self, and showing how, beneath our defences, we are all 'borderline'.
Widely regarded as the authoritative reference in the field, this volume comprehensively reviews theory and research on the self. Leading investigators address this essential construct at multiple levels of analysis, from neural pathways to complex social and cultural dynamics. Coverage includes how individuals gain self-awareness, agency, and a ......
Includes over 25 psychologists and scholars who present the pros and cons of regarding self-criticism as either ""good"" or ""bad."" This book illustrates the benefits of evaluating these concepts to demonstrate how negative and positive psychological variables may function as a virtue in one situation and as a vice in another situation.
Reviewing the state of the science in a dynamic, thriving field, this influential handbook integrates knowledge from multiple psychological subdisciplines. Foremost experts address the neurobiological and cognitive bases of emotion regulation and examine how individuals develop and use regulatory strategies across the lifespan. The social context ......
A fundamental aspect of being human is knowing that one day we will die. In this thought-provoking addition to the Herzliya Series on Personality and Social Psychology, a group of international theorists and clinicians investigates a variety of existential concerns.
By summarizing the empirical studies, proposing a universal language of defense mechanisms, and demonstrating how various assessment methods can be used in diagnosis, case formulation, and treatment, Dr. Vaillant and an interdisciplinary group of contributors provide the groundwork for clinical practice as well as future research in the field.