Psychopathology for Psychotherapists

Surveying some of the key disorders in mental health

This bundle aims to organise our many articles, videos and other material on mental disorders into a useful vault of references for the mental health professional. This is a growing library of material to help orientate and inform therapists about specific psychopathologies and other difficulties that typically present. We encourage you to use the discussion option on specific pages to ask questions, make observations or make suggestions for additional resources.

Core Resources

For Standard Subscribers

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome to Disorders

  • 2

    Affective disorders

    • Introduction to Affective Disorders

    • Depression - Introduction

    • Depression

    • Depression Part 2

    • A Clinical Biopsychological Theory of Loss-Related Depression

    • Anxiety - Introduction

    • Fear & Anxiety (Part 1)

    • Fear & Anxiety (Part 2)

    • Fear & Anxiety in The Feeling Brain by Elizabeth Johnston & Leah Olson

    • Bipolar Disorder - Introduction

    • Bipolar or Borderline (or PTSD or ADHD)? Managing Difficult Distinctions and Comorbidities

    • SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER: SAD by Dr. Lori Ann Russell-Chapin

    • The New Mind-Body Science of Depression - David Van Nuys and Charles Raison

    • This is Your Brain on Loneliness

    • The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the Body's Stress Response System

  • 3

    Autoimmune Encephalitis

    • Introduction to Autoimmune Encephalitis - Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis & PANS/PANDAS

    • Understanding PANS & PANDAS: The Interplay of Immune System and Mental Health by Micaela Monteiro-Haig

    • What is PANDAS/PANS? by Beth Alison Maloney

  • 4

    Behavioral disorders

    • An Introduction to OCD

    • Impulse-Control/Self-Control Issues

    • Neural Underpinnings of OCD

    • What is Hoarding Disorder? by Carol A. Mathews

    • Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs) for the Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Dr. James Greenblatt

  • 5

    Neurodevelopmental disorders

    • ADHD Introduction

    • Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs) for the Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Dr. James Greenblatt

    • ASD Introduction

    • Losing Autism by Mark and Michelle Hedges

  • 6

    Neurodegenerative disorders

    • Introduction to Neurodegenerative Disorders

  • 7

    Personality disorders

    • Introduction to personality disorders

    • Borderline Personality Disorder

    • A MALADY OF REPRESENTATIONS – Dr. Russell Meares

    • Bipolar or Borderline (or PTSD or ADHD)? Managing Difficult Distinctions and Comorbidities

    • Bridging the evidence-based gap: From pathological narcissism to narcissism survivors by Maria Kostyanaya

    • Narcissism: The Shame-Negating Personality

    • The Wounded Healer or Under the Spell of a Covert Narcissist - A Case Study by Maria Kostyanaya

    • Bridging the evidence-based gap: From pathological narcissism to narcissism survivors by Maria Kostyanaya

    • What’s Wrong with the Brains of Psychopaths? – William Hirstein

  • 8

    Psychosis and Psychotic Disorders

    • Introduction to Psychotic Disorders

  • 9

    Self Harm

    • The Neuropsychological Analysis of Self-Injurous Behavior by Derrick L. Hassert

  • 10

    Substance-Related Disorders

    • Wired to Connect: Addiction as an attachment disorder (part 1) by Oliver Morgan

    • Wired to Connect: Addiction as an Attachment Disorder (part 2) by Oliver Morgan

    • Addiction - John Falcon

  • 11

    Trauma disorders

    • Introduction to trauma disorders

    • A Theoretical Commentary of Parent Abuse and Intersibling Violence From Both Neurobiological and Social Perspectives by Matthew Dahlitz

    • Grief and Loss in Young People: A Neuroscience Perspective by Karen Ferry

    • A MALADY OF REPRESENTATIONS by Dr. Russell Meares

    • Neurophenomenology and Trauma-Related Altered States of Consciousness by Paul Frewen & Ruth Lanius

    • Reconsidering the Nature of Trauma by Bonnie Badenoch

    • I Am an Avatar of Myself Fantasy, Trauma, and Self-Deception by Terry Marks-Tarlow

    • Intergenerational Trauma in Remote Australia and Papua New Guinea: A Neuropsychological Perspective by Monika Knausenberger and Pieter Rossouw

    • The Body in Stress & Trauma by Robert Scaer

    • Experiencing Trauma and the Arc of Recovery

    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Voluntary Forgetting of Unwanted Memories: An fMRI Study - Implications and Reflections - Pieter Rossouw