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Trump Echoes Jim Carrey, “SOMEBODY, Stop Me!!!”

As the Trump train wreck careens down the track, desperately seeking the misery-relief its final catastrophe will bring, I can’t help but feel a touch of pity for Trump and also for Trump-lite, Steve Bannon.  There is a sense in … Continue reading

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Deferred Gratification and Trumpism

One key factor in mental health is predictability.  To function meaningfully in a social context, others will have to have confidence in you and you will have to have confidence in them.  This is a mutually agreed upon contract, i.e. … Continue reading

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Trump, ADHD, & Impaired Judgment

When working as a psychiatric tech in a psychiatric hospital before I began my clinical practice in the early 1990’s, I overhead a conversation between two teen boys which revealed just how whimsical the mind of a mentally unstable person … Continue reading

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