Posts Tagged ‘Self Esteem & Identity’

  • When Mom is Hurting: Assessing the Effects of Parental Depression on Children

    Sep 4, 13 • 2787 Views • FeaturedComments Off on When Mom is Hurting: Assessing the Effects of Parental Depression on Children

    Everything that happens to parents will have a meaningful effect on the well-being of their children. When times are good this can make for a happy and well-adjusted household. But when a parent is suffering from clinical depression, the atmosphere of misery...

  • The Dangers of an Increasingly Narcissistic Culture

    Aug 27, 13 • 2307 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on The Dangers of an Increasingly Narcissistic Culture

    Narcissism, characterized by self-absorption, grandiosity, a lack of empathy, and a potentially unconscious foundation of shame or poor self-valuation, is on the rise. A recent study found that 30 percent of college students now meet the criteria for...

  • The “Ophelia Complex” and the American Teenage Girl

    Aug 26, 13 • 3720 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on The “Ophelia Complex” and the American Teenage Girl

    When Mary Piper, PhD, published Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls nearly twenty years ago, she described a phenomenon observed by many but understood by few. What most parents, grandparents, and other adults in the lives of girls witness...