It is simply amazing and unfathomable, I read fairly much daily at http://www.Townhall.com and http://www.Dailywire.com, and lately they run multiple stories that just blow my mind about the pervasive dereliction of duty, much less any honest or sincere interest in the public welfare by Democrats/ Liberals/Progressives.
Wow, they really do give validation to what Carlin said over 20 years ago about what is really wrong in politics: “The public sucks, fuck hope!”
These people are beyond sick, they are really are bordering on sociopathic now, openly advocating for assassinating the President, college students demanding professors be fired and curriculum be set to what students want, this ongoing mindless push to keep illegal immigrants in this country who are literally raping, pillaging and disrupting the country. And on and on about how the Louts/Regressives/Libelous just want to cruel, er, rule and tell anyone who even tries to dissent not only to shut up, but bash them in the face sometimes before attempting a verbal dissuasion.
What the hell is wrong with these people, and why does the general public who have some clue to what is appropriate, responsible, and acceptable continue to put up with these overflowing colostomy bags of diseased laden-ed stool collection of citizens, politicians, celebrities, and fellow neighbors???
Yeah, one can accuse me of being equally heinous by writing a post like this, but, I am beyond being willing to dialogue and negotiate with people who redefine the terms “rigid”, “inflexible”, “zealot”, and “extremist”. People who advocate for nothing else but eroding healthy and respectful boundaries of society, who want to promote agendas that degrade authority that is accountable, and most of all, just want to be able to do what ever the fuck they want and have no concern how it affects other people, I am to dialogue with this?!
This is pure antisocial shit at it’s worst, and why I write about it. For the transition to what I have wanted to write about for the past week since reading it for my latest CME course, Hatherleigh has a CME program called Directions in Psychiatry, and in Volume 36 was a lesson called “The Detrimental Impact of Maladaptive Personality on Public Mental Health: A Challenge for Psychiatric Practice”, by Michael Pascal Hengartner, PhD.
And amazingly enough, I found the lesson as previously posted in this following link:
I am sorry I am being a bit lazy not copying all that I hope is worthy to readers to gleam from this article, but, the couple of points I will note here for readers are the following, but, read it all as one can find the time:
“Thus, taken together, these findings clearly demonstrate that persons with maladaptive personality traits are at highly increased risk for the development of subsequent mental disorders and other psychological difficulties. As a consequence, these at-risk patients should be observed and followed carefully once they have entered the health care system. Prerequisite to this recommendation is of course a thorough assessment of personality in every single patient as early as possible in the clinical evaluation process.”
And also this:
“Finally, personality not only influences service utilization but also the efficacy of and compliance with mental health treatments. For instance, a large longitudinal clinical study with over 600 patients with major depressive disorder revealed that low neuroticism and high extraversion and openness predict response to both pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy (73). Addressing a similar aim but using a completely different setting, which compared group vs. internet-based cognitive behavior therapy, Spek et al. (74) found that lower baseline neuroticism significantly predicts better outcomes in both treatments. Based on a comprehensive literature review, Mulder (75) noted that personality, particularly neuroticism, generally predicts worse treatment outcomes, but that this association is not unequivocally clear and apparently depends on the study design. In contrast to that rather cautious verdict, a meta-analysis of the effect of PDs on treatment outcome in depression corroborates the detrimental impact of maladaptive personality traits (76). The robust result of this study revealed that concurrent PD doubles the risk for a poor treatment outcome in major depression across various treatments (pharmacological and psychological alone, or combined).”
Yeah, what is treatment resistant versus a separate diagnostic factor that goes beyond what general psychiatry seems willing to attempt to treat these days!
Just so readers understand the role of neuroticism, I will add what the author noted at the beginning of the article to make it more coherent for those not as well versed in the point to this factor in personality traits, the major five being neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness.
“There is compelling evidence from two meta-analyses that specifically neuroticism and to a lesser extent also low conscientiousness (i.e., disorderliness and impulsivity) substantially relate to mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders. Low agreeableness (i.e., antagonism and aggressiveness) is associated with externalizing disorders and introversion specifically with internalizing disorders (41, 42). Moreover, neuroticism constitutes a broad vulnerability factor for the co-occurrence within and between both internalizing and externalizing disorders (43, 44). Thus, in sum, cross-sectional epidemiological studies provide compelling evidence that neuroticism in particular is strongly associated with the occurrence and co-occurrence of all common mental disorders as expressed by large effect sizes of d > 0.8 or r > 0.5. Neuroticism is also the most important trait underlying general personality dysfunction and specific PD diagnoses (14, 17, 20). It consistently follows that the severity of personality pathology as well as PD diagnoses substantially relate to co-occurring mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders (32, 45) and to the number of co-occurring mental disorders.”
So, maybe this ties it all in, maybe not, but, I will say this, the pervasive Personality Disordered component to what is going on in this country, and probably in many other countries as well, is really doing incredible damage being either ignored, minimized, or just plain foolishly tolerated. You folks figure it out, myself, I will continue to write about it and hope the word will be either credibly entertained, or, maybe other options be considered?
I got no picture to end with, sorry, maybe I’ll edit later with a shot…
addendum 5 minutes later:
add this link to show what is going on:
(all from the article but just bolded the ending to maximize effect)
“At UC Berkeley, the Division of Equity and Inclusion has hung banners throughout campus reminding students of their place within the ruthlessly competitive hierarchy of victimhood. One depicts a black woman and a Hispanic man urging fellow students to “create an environment where people other than yourself can exist.” That’s not meant as hyperbole. Students have been led to believe they are at personal risk from circumambient bigotry. After the February riots at Berkeley against Mr. Yiannopoulos, a columnist in the student newspaper justified his participation in the anarchy: “I can only fight tooth and nail for the right to exist.” Another opined that physical attacks against supporters of Mr. Yiannopoulos and President Trump were “not acts of violence. They were acts of self-defense.”
Man, scary is a woeful understatement…
That is the antisocial narrative, in my opinion: “because I don’t like it or don’t agree with it, my attitude and expectations not only trump others, but fuck others!”
Near the end this, “Many observers dismiss such ignorant tantrums as a phase that will end once the “snowflakes” encounter the real world. But the graduates of the academic victimology complex are remaking the world in their image. The assumption of inevitable discrimination against women and minorities plagues every nonacademic institution today, resulting in hiring and promotion based on sex and race at the expense of merit.”
Yeah, let this brew without appropriate redirection, and what do you get?
Review human history and get back to me!