Aftermath – Surviving Psychopathy

This Charming Psychopath: How to Spot Social Predators Before They Attack
Written on 24 February 2011
by Robert D. Hare, Ph.D.
(Reproduced with permission. © 2007 Psychology Today All Rights Reserved.)

Jeffrey Dahmer. Ted Bundy. Hannibal Lecter. These are the psychopaths whose stunning lack of conscience we see in the movies and in tabloids. Yet, as this report makes abundantly clear, these predators, both male and female, haunt our everyday lives at work, at home, and in relationships. Here’s how to find them before they find you. Continue reading “Aftermath – Surviving Psychopathy”

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Betrayal Bonds

This is a very interesting and very informative article I came across and of course had to share here, maybe it will help someone on the way to healing and understanding.

http://www.healing-arts.org/healing_trauma_therapy/traumabonding-traumaticbonds.htm

INDEX FOR THIS ARTICLE:

* Prelude to this Article: What is Traumatic Incident Reduction(TIR)?
* Understanding and Treating Traumatic Bonds: Abstract
* Abuse and Traumatic Bonds
* The Stockholm Syndrome and Trauma Bonds
* Betrayal Bonds
* Why Trauma Bonds Form
* Object Relations Theory, Ambivalent Attachment, Self-Psychology and Trauma Bonding
* The Repetition Compulsion
* Trauma Bonding and the Psychobiology of Trauma
* Definition and Components of a Trauma Bond
* Case Studies
* Conclusion
* Treatment Approach for Trauma Bonds
o Therapeutic Protocol
o Procedural Mode
o Causal Direction
o Rationale and Intent
o Preliminaries
o Treatment Steps
* References

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