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9 Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder You Shouldn’t Ignore

People with borderline personality disorder deal with instability in almost every area of their lives – their relationships, their identity, and their actions. They have a hard time holding back their emotions, which means glowing positivity can quickly turn to outrage. BFD can be confused with bipolar disorder, which affects mood rather than personality. [Read […]

Phobias in a Minute

“People with phobias have unrealistic or extreme fears of objects or situations. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize a specific phobia. Thanks for watching.” – Dr. Ben Michaelis

“Is Something Neurologically Wrong With Donald Trump?” – The Atlantic

President Donald Trump’s decision to brag in a tweet about the size of his “nuclear button” compared with North Korea’s was widely condemned as bellicose and reckless. The comments are also part of a larger pattern of odd and often alarming behavior for a person in the nation’s highest office.Trump’s grandiosity and impulsivity has made him a constant […]

“3 psychologists explain why men harass women in the workplace” – CNBC

Sexual harassment in the workplace is hardly a new phenomenon, but the deluge of disturbing allegations of sexual assault and harassment by powerful, high-profile men has prompted an increasing number of women to come forward with stories of how harassment has impacted their careers. CNBC Make It spoke with three psychologists to break down the possible […]

ADHD Inattentive Subtype in a Minute

“People with the Inattentive Subtype of ADHD have a lot of difficulty paying attention or staying focused, often lose track of things and are forgetful in day-to-day activities. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Inattentive Subtype. Thanks for watching.” – Dr. […]

ADHD Hyperactive-Impulsive Subtype in a Minute

“People with the Hyperactive-Impulsive Subtype of ADHD have difficulty paying attention, often feel restless and give in to impulses easily. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Hyperactive-Impulsive subtype. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

Hoarding Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Hoarding Disorder have a hard time discarding or parting with possessions because of an irrational belief that they need to save them. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Hoarding Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

“Why Would High-Powered Men Masturbate In Front Of Women?” – Forbes

On Friday, comedian Louis C.K. issued a statement confirming the accounts of five women in The New York Times who accused him of sexual misconduct, including masturbating in front of some of them. Here’s an excerpt: These stories are true. At the time, I said to myself that what I did was okay because I never showed a woman […]

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in a Minute

“Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome that may interfere with work, social activities and relationships. People who suffer from PMDD experience rapid changes in mood, are highly irritable and are generally dissatisfied with life. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize this […]