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Sociopathy

YIKES: 11 Signs You May Be Dating A Sociopath

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 08.23.2013 | Science

Could that amazing new person you or a loved one is dating actually be a sociopath? It's not as far-fetched as you might imagine. Roughly one in 25 Am...

WATCH: I Dated A Sociopath

Huffington Post | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

Dating a sociopath sounds like every woman's worst nightmare. And Paula Carrasquillo, author of "Escaping the Boy: My Life with a Sociopath," is here ...

WATCH: 'Confessions Of A Sociopath' Author On Her Diagnosis: 'Seems To Explain A Lot'

Huffington Post | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living

The term "sociopath" has been loosely thrown around to describe some of the biggest felons and criminals of our time. But that's not always so accurat...

WATCH: Is It Possible To 'Treat' Sociopaths?

Huffington Post | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Finding a treatment for sociopaths -- or a therapy to help them live more effectively -- is not so simple. Dr. John Edens, professor of psychology at ...

Why It's So Hard To Say 'No' To A Narcissist

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

You'd think that saying "no" would be a simple thing. It has a quick meaning and only two letters. It has a strong survival component, and we literally can't live without it. So why does it pose so many problems?

The Art Of Spotting Narcissists

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

Because our culture puts such a premium on niceness, charm, and pleasure, ordinary, good people are put at a disadvantage when it comes to discernment.

New Ways to Think About Guilt: Inside the Human Brain

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

The message here is that although we may be fixed in the ways in which we handle guilt, we can teach our brains to become smarter about how we handle our desires.