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What is a highly sensitive person (HSP)? Signs, challenges, benefits, and causes

July 8, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

A highly sensitive person (HSP) is more affected than the average person by sensory stimulation, like bright lights and loud noises. Here we’ll explore some...

How to spot and resist perfectionism

May 7, 2022 | Written by Elise Burley

Perfectionism describes a state of obsession with unrealistic expectations and goals. Here’s how to tell if you’re a perfectionist and what you can do.

Sociopathy: Causes, signs, and treatments

April 27, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Sociopaths tend to act impulsively, struggle with anger management, and lack empathy. Learn the difference between sociopaths and psychopaths.

Personality types and mental health

January 5, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Some therapists use personality typing frameworks like the Big Five, MBTI, and the Enneagram to help clients understand and share their internal experience.

Machiavellianism

January 5, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team

Machiavellianism is a personality trait characterized by manipulation and a lack of empathy. Here’s how to spot High Machs who will do anything to succeed.

What is narcissism? Signs and treatments

August 25, 2021 | Written by therapist.com team

Narcissism exists on a spectrum. Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) involves a debilitating level of self-importance, arrogance, selfishness, and lack of...

The Dunning-Kruger effect and cognitive bias

July 27, 2021 | Written by therapist.com team

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias that causes people to overestimate their abilities. Learn how to overcome your cognitive biases.

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