Recovery from Narcissistic Abuse through a Spiritual Lens: Who is in Charge?
Rivka A. Edery
“Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultra-confidence lies a fragile self-esteem that's vulner...Read More
The Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in the Pathophysiology of Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders
Mariana Angoa-Perez, John H. Anneken and Donald M. Kuhn
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a neurotrophin highly expressed in the brain with a potent influence on several aspects of neuronal function. Since its discovery in the early 1980s, BDNF has prompted a great interest in better understanding its physiologic...Read More
The Creation and Testing of A Simulation-Based Workshop to Increase Level of Understanding and Empathy of Eating Disorders
Lyndsey E. Patterson, Anna E. Boone, Jack R. Engsberg
Objective: The purpose of this investigation was to develop a simulation-based workshop for supporters of those with eating disorders. We hypothesized that the simulation would increase their level of understanding and empathy.