Psychology & Psychiatry

Narcissism and its impact on psychotherapy

Narcissistic personality traits are related to poorer response to psychotherapeutic treatment. This is the result of a German multi-site study with more than 2,000 participants receiving inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How the ego inhibits personal development and social attachment

According to social psychologist Roos Vonk, our ego impedes our social relationships and our personal growth. "If you're always trying to be likable, lovable, cool or smart enough, you'll never really feel comfortable with ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is venting good for your health?

Venting—the release of negative, pent-up emotions—can feel good. But is it actually good for you? Or does it do more harm than good to dwell on negative thoughts and feelings?

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