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What is Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD)?

          Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD) has gained much research interest as a separate disorder from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with the primary differentiation of DTD resulting from chronic trauma involving long-term emotional neglect, emotional abuse, family violence, and/or community-based violence.  If you were exposed to multiple, sustained, and untreated adverse or traumatic …

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narcissistic personality disorder, narcissism, mood swings, relationship problems

Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Relationships

Narcissism is a necessary trait when it applies to prioritizing one’s well-being, pursuing academic and professional goals, and maintaining clear boundaries in relationships.  However, narcissism becomes problematic when someone persistently seeks appreciation or admiration, must always be the center of attention, and must always appear as the superior problem-solver due to one’s perceived exceptional skills and …

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