It’s not a diagnosis; it’s not a syndrome. It just ‘is’. (Note I didn’t use the term ‘post’ before the term ‘holidays’.) And as I said ‘safe travels’ to my son boarding his KLM flight back to the States at Schiphol airport, I felt it; and it was real. And for that day, my moodContinue reading After Holiday Blues: Staying Ahead of Them
The number of parents that I’ve come into contact with over the years have suggested that their boy or girl is “soooo, sooo smart”. However upon further deliberation, the ‘smart’ness that they are referring to really hasn’t much to do with ability to relate to others, adapt to their environment, or furthering themselves as youngContinue reading How ‘smart’ is your kid?
# Are you the ‘inferior’ parent? *Inferiority* is something we all grapple with, and some more than others. The word means to feel ‘less than’, and generally in terms of ‘rank’ or ‘status’. However, as a parent, you already have achieved this status, so what’s with the guilt? *Inferiorities* on the other hand are underdevelopedContinue reading Are you the ‘inferior’ parent?
I opined today in federal immigration court on a matter involving a middle age woman previously found guilty of committing a crime spree of stealing, not alone, but along side of her ex-spouse. Certainly a reason to deport a non-citizen until you get to the interview. In visiting her last year in jail, I foundContinue reading BDPS: Looking for DV answers from a forensic expert
In today’s society of ‘trend’ culture, pluralistic ignorance (Pi) dictates that the majority go along with an idea that is thought incorrect, but assumed popular with others. Court rooms today deal with the same issue of Pi with juries having to sort out as individuals a consensus of collective conscious that bears fruit for democraticContinue reading Opine, Doctor. Stanford Psychiatry Grand Rounds