Borderline omnipotence in pathological gambling is examined, including psychodynamics of omnipotence, a theory of the client's use of omnipotence in pathological gambling, and the effects of omnipotence on the treatment and recovery of the pathological gambler. Assessment, staff education, and the need for individualized treatment for the pathological… (More)
OBJECTIVE This article reports preliminary findings from a novel, family peer-based intervention designed to reduce self-stigma among family members of people with serious mental illness. METHODS A total of 158 primary caregivers of patients with schizophrenia were recruited from a large urban mental health facility (93 caregivers) or from a family and… (More)
Given the variety of "organic" or "toxic" conditions that may produce, precipitate, or exacerbate psychotic disorders, it is important to attempt to clarify existing nosologies and to highlight the need for research strategies that may help to validate relevant distinctions. This review provides a brief discussion of some of those issues.