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Shut Up! the Power of Authoritarianism and Its Connection to Mental Health

Photo by Georgina Vigliecca on Unsplash

“Don’t do as I do, do as I say!” All of us may have heard that in the past, but how might it play out in our daily lives and politics? What might the allure of “do as I say” be to citizens in a democracy? Do we wish to be led rather than to participate? Should we always unquestionably follow authority figures? All of it may depend on one specific personality…

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Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health.