How Uncertainty About the Future Is At the Heart of What Makes Life So Difficult Today

The greatly elevated incidence of mental illness — depression, anxiety, irritability, and substance abuse, among other things — stemming from the coronavirus quarantines is well known and increasingly discussed online and across various media platforms. The causes of our mental suffering, ranging from the trauma of social isolation to debilitating…

Donald Trump has been quite open about the fact that he is a germaphobe. It’s worth considering what that means and how it might influence his response to the coronavirus pandemic. After all, aren’t we all germaphobes nowadays?

The politics of the situation have been extensively discussed. For many weeks…

SECRETS AND LIES: DECODING THE DANGEROUS MIND OF DONALD TRUMP

Everybody has an opinion about Donald Trump’s personality. Most people, for example, would probably agree that he is narcissistic, which, to the lay person simply means that he is egotistical and a braggart. Mental health experts say that the kinds…

Grievance: a real or imagined wrong or other cause for complaint or protest, especially unfair treatment

Liberals and most of the mainstream media were shocked at the election of Donald Trump in 2016. Almost immediately, analyses of the Trump base began to appear, the most prominent theories usually involving matters…

Michael Bader

Psychologist/psychoanalyst with 40 years clinical experience, working also as an executive coach, writing about sexuality (2 books) & the psychology & politics

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