Psychiatrist: Trump Derangement Syndrome is real and serious

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01 Apr 2019, 9:23 pm

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Research in child development over the past few decades has revealed a process of growth to adulthood far more complex than anything envisioned by earlier theories. Recent work in neuropsychology and evolutionary psychology have provided new insights into how we think, emote, behave and relate as infants and toddlers interacting with our earliest caretakers. Those insights, in turn, help shed light on how we eventually understand the adult world.

It is not news, of course, that the foundations of adult competence are laid down in the earliest interactions between an infant and his mother. She is, after all, his first and most important connection with a world he must eventually comprehend. But the nature and quality of that connection are both profound and subtle in ways we did not suspect in earlier inquiries.

The child’s interaction with his mother begins with her willingness and ability to engage him, bond with him and enable his secure attachment to her. The child brings to this relationship certain genetically determined dispositions – his own abilities and limitations – for connecting with her. But it is in that most basic relationship that he must begin to understand a complex world of psychosocial interactions, and what he learns there will strongly affect how he relates to others as an adult.

Unfortunately, some individuals who do not complete this difficult task well enough develop personality disturbances that cause significant impairment in coping with life’s challenges. Many of these disturbances are formally catalogued by psychiatrists as personality disorders, but occasionally such impairments get labeled informally by laypersons as “derangement syndromes.”

One such syndrome has been especially prominent since the 2016 presidential election. Certain kinds of reactions to the victor of that event have earned the label Trump Derangement Syndrome, or TDS. A close look at it can be instructive.



Read more at https://www.wnd.com/2018/09/psychiatris ... LQcq3hz.99



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01 Apr 2019, 9:28 pm

I wonder if you can file for SSI with a sever diagnosis of Trump derangement syndrome? :lol:



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01 Apr 2019, 9:53 pm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WorldNetDaily

"WorldNetDaily (WND) is an American news and opinion website and online news aggregator which has been described as "fringe" and far right[6] as well as politically conservative.[7] The website is known for promoting falsehoods and conspiracy theories.[16] "

"The Washington Post describes WND's political lean as alt-right or far-right.[23][8][11][24] This view is shared by Michael Massing of the Columbia Journalism Review.[25] The Southern Poverty Law Center labels WorldNetDaily as an antigovernment extremist group.[26] "



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01 Apr 2019, 9:54 pm

karathraceandherspecialdestiny wrote:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WorldNetDaily

"WorldNetDaily (WND) is an American news and opinion website and online news aggregator which has been described as "fringe" and far right[6] as well as politically conservative.[7] The website is known for promoting falsehoods and conspiracy theories.[16] "


It's April Fools Day.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Fools%27_Day



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01 Apr 2019, 9:56 pm

From the comments: "It seems like the only cure for TDS is a bullet to the brain."

That's the audience of this "newsite". That's who's reading websites like this.



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01 Apr 2019, 9:58 pm

Crimadella wrote:
I wonder if you can file for SSI with a sever diagnosis of Trump derangement syndrome? :lol:


Only up to when Trump cancels SSI.



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01 Apr 2019, 9:58 pm

So much propaganda gets linked on this forum anymore, how could I possibly guess you meant it ironically?

There are people here who would link this and read it unironically.



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01 Apr 2019, 10:01 pm

karathraceandherspecialdestiny wrote:
So much propaganda gets linked on this forum anymore, how could I possibly guess you meant it ironically?

There are people here who would link this and read it unironically.


That's the whole point of an april fools joke.



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01 Apr 2019, 10:10 pm

That ironic propaganda being distributed is indistinguishable from unironic propaganda being distributed?

That wasn't my take on the April Fool's tradition, but whatever floats your boat.



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01 Apr 2019, 10:16 pm

karathraceandherspecialdestiny wrote:
That ironic propaganda being distributed is indistinguishable from unironic propaganda being distributed?

That wasn't my take on the April Fool's tradition, but whatever floats your boat.


I like taking it to a higher level.



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01 Apr 2019, 11:30 pm

EzraS wrote:
karathraceandherspecialdestiny wrote:
That ironic propaganda being distributed is indistinguishable from unironic propaganda being distributed?

That wasn't my take on the April Fool's tradition, but whatever floats your boat.


I like taking it to a higher level.


Yes, that's nice. I'm going to stop responding now.



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01 Apr 2019, 11:35 pm

karathraceandherspecialdestiny wrote:
EzraS wrote:
karathraceandherspecialdestiny wrote:
That ironic propaganda being distributed is indistinguishable from unironic propaganda being distributed?

That wasn't my take on the April Fool's tradition, but whatever floats your boat.


I like taking it to a higher level.


Yes, that's nice. I'm going to stop responding now.


What about later?



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02 Apr 2019, 12:11 am

That article appears to be published back in September. :?


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02 Apr 2019, 12:29 am

Has Trump Derangement Syndrome gotten even worse since then?



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02 Apr 2019, 1:49 am

Trump's real diagnosis has already been made
https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250179456
And he is considered very dangerous
https://theconversation.com/thousands-o ... ous-102755



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02 Apr 2019, 4:03 am

cyberdad wrote:
Trump's real diagnosis has already been made
https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250179456
And he is considered very dangerous
https://theconversation.com/thousands-o ... ous-102755


I could be said that those articles are a byproduct of DTS.

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