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How Feelings of Helplessness May Give Rise to Destructive Violence

Reading about Adam Lanza, the Newtown shooter, in today’s New York Times brought to mind Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer who set off bombs and murdered at least 76 people back in 2011. These two men have several … Continue reading

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Envy and Jealousy

A discussion of envy and how the envious person wishes to spoil or destroy the object of envy. This article includes a clinical example from one psychotherapy case, as well as a personal example of envious behavior from the author. Continue reading

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Envy and Self-Sabotage

A discussion of the subtle role of envy in certain forms of self-sabotage, with clinical material to illustrate it. Continue reading

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