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About living with (or recovering from) Mental Disorders and Co-Dependency
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The Mental Illness That Made America Great

The Mental Illness That Made America Great | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
The man could not stand dirt. When he built his company’s first factory in Fremont, Calif., in 1984, he frequently got down on his hands and knees and looked for specks of dust on the floor as well as on all the equipment.
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Arguments in the Home Linked With Babies’ Brain Functioning

Arguments in the Home Linked With Babies’ Brain Functioning | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Study finds even sleeping babies are not oblivious to parent conflict, and exposure may influence the way babies’ brains process emotion and stress.
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After the Narcissistic Parent

After the Narcissistic Parent | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
It’s Narcissist Friday! A friend asked me to go with him to see his mother as she lay dying in the hospital.  He wanted me to reassure her about her faith.  He may also have wanted me to understand...
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Too many people have parents who did not/could not love them, for whatever reason. Unlike Hollywood, there are rarely deathbed apologies and reconciliation from the abuser.

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‘Nice child’ can’t rescue hoarder dad

‘Nice child’ can’t rescue hoarder dad | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Most of us were shocked this month when a Wayland senior citizen died in a fire at his home with no running water and virtually no way out.

 

Most of us were shocked two years ago when a Bellingham couple and their dog were found dead in their home after emergency responders used a hydraulic wedge to pry open the door blocked by books, boxes and bins stacked to the ceiling.

Barbara Allen is saddened but hardly shocked by such stories.

 

It’s likely only a matter of time before her father is one of those headlines.

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