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Why our childhood leave such an impact on us

The answer is linked to the fascinating processing of the Narcissism as an Emotional Immune System. My book The Enigma of Childhood – The Profound Impact of the first Years of Life on Adults as Couples and Parents, is focuses

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The Healthy Narcissism

Ronnie Solan Ph.D psychoanalyst-clinical psychologyst-psychotherapist, working with children, adults and couples as well as lecturing I found this Audiopedia to my surprise at the YouTube library concerning (inter alia) my re-conceptualization of the Healthy Narcissism. It might interest my friends

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The Importance of Diaper Weaning in Consolidating the Personality

As parents, it is natural to want to wean your child from diapers as soon as possible. It seems to represent your child’s level of development. The sooner diaper weaning is complete, the better. But a child’s reality is more

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The Leadership Crisis

From infancy onward we continually accumulate memory traces from all our experiences. We integrate them into a reservoir of perceptions and representations of ourselves and figures important to us (objects). This reservoir represents a sort of narcissistic network which lets

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How Does Language Develop?

The Journey From “Media Sensory Communication” Through Monologue Via Dialogue In everyday use, ‘language’ is usually taken to mean that which is spoken aloud. However, we communicate from birth using a range of modalities and as adults we do not

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Anorexia and its Roots in Early Childhood Experience

Anorexia affects approximately 1% of teenagers, and is more common in females. Aged fourteen, Victoria is showing signs of this affliction. She is reluctant to eat, and is concerned with gaining weight. Her primary fixation is with the maintenance of

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The “No No” Child

During toddlerhood, children experience increased control and mastery over their own bodies. They also realize that they can manipulate their parents’ emotional reactions and feel empowered and omnipotent. Power struggles emerge between parent and child. Rachel, aged two and a

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How to Handle Toddler Tantrums

The terrible twos are fraught with toddler tantrums. As a parent, what is the best resolution? Little Luke is two years and six months old. In general, he is a good natured toddler. He has a big smile that charms

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How to Soothe Your Child’s Fear of Noises

Does your child have a fear of noises? Laura has recently given birth to her third boy, Tommy. The other two are just three and six years old, and the noise levels would be too much for many mothers to

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Does your toddler want to go it alone? Giving your toddler independence is no easy task

  Your toddler’s independence can come as a major challenge to what you thought you knew. One of the continual trials of parenting is adapting to your child’s ever-changing needs. Just as you’re getting the hang of one stage, you’re

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