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Taught psychology for 30 years, authored four textbooks. Specialize in introductory and industrial/organizational psychology, but will tackle wider range of areas.

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2017-03-25 pedophilia:

Hi Damian    The meaning of a five-year age difference depends on the age. When you become 50 it will be meaningless.  But picture a 12-year-old lad "liking" a 7-year-old girl. They would practically be

2017-03-20 Sudden Racing Thoughts:

Hi to you Jeffrey    Seems like your life is momentarily stressful on several fronts. I'd tell you to take a long walk, drink a cool beer, go to church, or jump up and down -- if there was any evidence

2017-03-06 Am I hallucinating?:

Hi Rohan    A "strong mental image" is just that, and can be a common and harmless result of an active imagination.  When the imagining actually BECOMES the change, then it's a hallucination.    "My goodness

2017-02-09 Self injury disorder or masochism?:

Hi Claire      A-  Either or both. Depends on whether the objective is to mutilate, especially if followed by regret (pointing to the latter), or simply to enjoy the excitement (then the former).     B-

2017-01-25 Unwanted thoughts and anger:

Greetings Ranveer    Suffering from unwanted and obtrusive thoughts, especially memory-related ones, is common and not in the least considered a mental illness.  We cannot always control our mental activity


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